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Bruce Lindsay reviews Noah Haidu “Momentum” for AAJ…

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www.allaboutjazz.com A quick glance at the monochrome photo that adorns the cover of Momentum could lead to the impression that the pianist is George Gershwin. It isn’t, of course, it’s Noah Haidu and this is his second album as leader. Any similarities between Haidu and Gershwin end with the shadowy cover shot—Haidu most definitely looks to more contemporary influences for his ...Read More

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May 28th, 2013 at 6:09 am

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Music and More on Noah Haidu “Momentum”…

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jazzandblues.blogspot.com Pianist Noah Haidu leads a solid mainstream trio on this album supported by Ariel de la Portilla on bass and McClenty Hunter on drums. The play a wide variety of original compositions and a few standards that cohere well as a mainstream jazz LP. “Momentum” and “Groove Interlude” are a showcase for Haidu’s percussive uptempo piano playing, dri ...Read More

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May 27th, 2013 at 6:11 am

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Richard Kamins reviews Noah Haidu “Momentum”…

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steptempest.blogspot.com Pianist/composer Noah Haiduis a wonderfully talented pianist whose debut CD on Posi-Tone Records, “Slipstream“, featured a quintet with Jon Irabagon (saxophone) and Jeremy Pelt (trumpet).  His sophomore effort for the label is aptly titled “Momentum” and finds Haidu leading a trio of bassist Ariel de la Portilla and drummer McClenty Hunter ...Read More

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May 26th, 2013 at 7:13 am

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The Jazz Word on Noah Haidu “Momentum”…

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thejazzword.blogspot.com Momentum is a strong trio recording featuring pianist Noah Haidu’s original tunes as well as a few choice covers. Haidu leads bassist Ariel de la Portilla and drummer McClenty Hunter with a strong, swinging conviction, aided by an imaginative approach and ample chops. From the familiar bounce of “I Thought About You” to a raucous take on “The End of ...Read More

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April 13th, 2013 at 2:26 pm

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Critical Jazz takes on Noah Haidu “Momentum”…

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www.criticaljazz.com If James Brown was the busiest man in show business the smart money goes on Noah Haidu coming in a close second. Sitting in with numerous Post-Tone acts and the band Native Soul just begin to scratch the surface of a cross between McCoy Tyner and Horace Silver. Haidu can bang out a melody with the best of them but play with the artful finesse of a Silver or a Herbie Hancock wh ...Read More

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April 13th, 2013 at 7:10 am

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Brent Black reviews Noah Haidu “Slipstream”…

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www.criticaljazz.com Another captivating release they may have slipped past you from 2011 would have to beSlipstream from accomplished pianist Noah Haidu. Some may recognize Haidu’s name from the jazz collective Native Soul while for a great many Haidu is a relatively new discovery in the modern jazz meets hard bop discovery that Posi-Tone has built their stellar reputation on. A precis ...Read More

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May 31st, 2012 at 9:00 pm

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AAJ take five with Noah Haidu…

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www.allaboutjazz.com Meet Noah Haidu: Pianist and composer Noah Haidu is evidence that 21st century jazz can be adventurous, fresh and swing hard; that an exciting, modern pianist can play memorable melodies and soulful grooves. His powerful new Posi- Tone Records CDSlipstream is garnering impressive reviews and radio play: write-ups in All About Jazz, JazzTimes, the Financial Times, Downbeat, a ...Read More

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March 13th, 2012 at 4:34 pm

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AAJ interviews Noah Haidu….

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www.allaboutjazz.com New York-based pianist Noah Haidu came to jazz through the blues, listening to the searing, soulful guitar moans of Buddy Guy and Albert King. But his training, at the age of six, had its advent in classical music. He also likes to experiment with electronics. All these things go into the musical blender of one of the New York scene’s young piano talents; out of it co ...Read More

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November 22nd, 2011 at 4:55 pm

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Another review for Noah Haidu “Slipstream”…

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www.rochestercitynewspaper.com Noah Haidu has been an important, if under-recognized, contributor to the jazz scene as a member of Native Soul and a sideman with Curtis Lundy, Duane Eubanks, and others. With the release of �”Slipstream,” it’s Haidu’s turn to make a statement as a leader, and it’s an impressive one. The first step is to recruit musicians and Haidu go ...Read More

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May 25th, 2011 at 10:42 am

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Ken Blanchard weighs in on Noah Haidu “Slipstream”….

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jazznotesdp.blogspot.com The Joyful Jazz of Noah Haidu As spring slowly and tentatively emerges from under a  long winter, your South Dakota jazz fan dearly needs something to cheer him up.  I am listening to Noah Haidu’s Slipstream.  It is doing the trick. Haidu is a New York pianist and member of the group Native Soul.  He is a student of Kenny Baron and Barry Harris.  The personne ...Read More

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April 30th, 2011 at 12:25 am

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