Lost River Jams
- Artist: Jeremy Baum
- Format: CD
- Release Date:1/1/2002
Review Quotes: Both traditional and trailblazing...Highly recommended. ***Blues Review Magazine, Jan 2005 In an age where clothes and plastic surgery appear to count more than musical ability, this record harks back to a time when it was all about the music. ***New York Blues and Jazz Society, by Roger Z, 2004 Baum's playing has a deep funk to it, with a big influence of Jimmy Smith. And Baum also brings in all kinds of other things as well - dissonant jazz, alternative rock, R&B. He's not too far off from what John Medeski does with Medeski, Martin and Wood, but with more of a blues streak to it. ***Jim Trageser. Escondido, Calif. © 2003 Turbula.net Groove, groove, groove. That's what Jeremy Baum's really about. Simple, tight, clean, funky pockets build around catchy, bluesy riffs. 'Lost River Jams' captures the classic organ trio sound and distinctively updates it with a potpourri of blues, jazz, R&B, Latin, and a touch of dissonance. Rooted in the Blues... ***Blues on Stage, Gordon Baxter Feb 2003 Baum's funky originals open with catchy hooks that stick in your head for days. ***Chronogram, Wavy Davy, Dec 2002 A talented player who knows the intricacies of the organ as well as players twice his age. ***Gilles 'B3gROovE' Bacon, 12/21/2002 The Jeremy Baum Trio Jeremy Baum plays the Hammond Organ and leads his own trio, which is rooted in the blues and funky soul-jazz sounds of the late 60s (think Booker T and the Mg's, the Meters, Jimmy Smith, Jimmy McGriff!) Jeremy's debut Lost River Jams is available on Flying Yak Records. JB's band was also featured on Boogaloo to McDuff, a tribute to Jack McDuff - available on Scufflin' Records. His second full length album The Eel will be available in the Fall of 2013 on Flying Yak Records. Sideman Work: Over the years Jeremy has been a successful side-man, doing freelance work for MANY different artists, touring or recording with Shemekia Copeland, Levon Helm, the North Mississippi Allstars, John Hammond Jr., Jim Weider, Melvin Sparks, Bill Perry, Sue Foley, Debbie Davies, Gil Paris, Chris O'Leary, Vance Gilbert, Slam Allen, Murali Coryell, and many more (including the Bruce Springsteen approved tribute band 'Bruce in the USA'!) Jeremy was also an original member as well as pianist, composer, and arranger for the popular Hudson Valley based Latin band Soñando. Jeremy has played in nearly every state in the USA, in over 20 countries in North America, Europe and Aisa, at countless music festivals, at Carnegie Hall and many television appearances including Late Night with David Letterman! Endorsements: Jeremy is a featured artist endorsee on the Hammond USA website and uses the Hammond XK3c organ and Leslie 3300 Rotary Speaker. Jeremy also endorses the KORG SV-1 keyboard.
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