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Caribbean Jazz Project - 100% match to Dave Samuels

Genres: Jazz Latin
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Joe Locke - 76% match to Dave Samuels

Genres: Jazz
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Joseph P. Locke, 18 March 1959, Palo Alto, California, USA. Although he was to become one of the most strikingly gifted jazz vibraphonists of his generation, Locke began on drums. At the start of his teenage years, he switched to the instrument on which he was to make his name, studying in Rochester, New York. He played with local bands in the north-eastern states, sometimes Read more

Dave Valentin - 67% match to Dave Samuels

Genres: Jazz Latin Music Videos & Concerts Jazz
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David Valentin, 29 April 1952, New York City, New York, USA. Valentin’s family was of Puerto Rican descent and from an early age he was immersed in Latin American music. He played bongos and conga drums, working in clubs from the age of 12. He was also playing flute and in the early 70s began to concentrate on this instrument, studying with Hubert Laws but also added th Read more

Pete Escovedo - 63% match to Dave Samuels

Genres: Jazz Latin
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13 July 1935, Pittsburg, California, USA. Escovedo began playing saxophone in high school, but switched to vibraphone before choosing a variety of percussion instruments as his true métier. His first professional engagement found him in a band on the same bill as Count Basie, an event that prompted him to settle there and then on a career in music. In 1970, together w Read more

Lee Ritenour - 59% match to Dave Samuels

Genres: Jazz Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Soundtracks Drama
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Stefon Harris - 45% match to Dave Samuels

Genres: Jazz
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Stefon DeLeon Harris, 23 March 1973, Albany, New York, USA. Harris started out playing piano, studying the classical form for many years at both the Eastman and the Manhattan Schools of Music. Along the way to graduation, he took an interest in jazz and also switched to the vibraphone. While still a student, he gained working experience with Max Roach, Bobby Watson, Steve Tu Read more

Jaki Byard - 39% match to Dave Samuels

Genres: Jazz
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John Byard, 15 June 1922, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA, d. 11 February 1999, New York City, New York, USA. A gifted multi-instrumentalist, Byard learned trumpet and piano as a child and later took up guitar, drums, trombone and tenor saxophone. In 1949 he played piano in Earl Bostic’s R&B band, and followed that with a spell as a solo pianist and then joined Herb P Read more

Steve Khan - 39% match to Dave Samuels

Genres: Jazz Latin
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28 April 1947, Los Angeles, California, USA. Khan is the son of lyricist Sammy Cahn and learned to play the piano and drums as a child. He was the drummer with the surf group the Chantays (1962-63) and only turned to the guitar when he was 20. After graduating in music from UCLA in 1969, he settled in New York where he became a prolific session musician recording with artist Read more

Bob James - 37% match to Dave Samuels

Genres: Jazz Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Classical
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25 December 1939, Marshall, Missouri, USA. James played the piano from the age of four and eventually gained an MA in Composition from the University of Michigan in 1962. He worked as musical director and accompanist with vocalist Sarah Vaughan until 1968. In 1973 Quincy Jones introduced him to Creed Taylor who was forming his CTI Records label. James became his arranger and Read more

Nestor Torres - 35% match to Dave Samuels

Genres: Jazz Latin
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1957, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. Classically trained, Torres took lessons on flute from the age of 12, drawing some early inspiration from Cuban dance music, especially charanga. In his mid-teens he studied at the Escuela Libre de Música, then Puerto Rico’s Inter-American University. At 18 he moved to the USA where he pursued his studies at the Mannes School of Music Read more

Victor Feldman - 26% match to Dave Samuels

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
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Bob Berg - 23% match to Dave Samuels

Genres: Jazz Jazz Music Videos & Concerts
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Robert Berg, 7 April 1951, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA, d. 5 December 2002, Long Island, New York, USA. Studying for a short time at the New York School of Performing Arts, before leaving prematurely to take a year’s practical course at the Juilliard School of Music, as a young tenor saxophonist, Berg’s interests were very much in the free jazz scene and Read more

Chico O'Farrill - 22% match to Dave Samuels

Genres: Jazz Latin
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Arturo O’Farrill, 28 October 1921, Havana, Cuba, d. 27 June 2001, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. After playing trumpet in several Cuban-based bands throughout the 40s, O’Farrill moved to the USA where he concentrated on arranging. During the 50s his work was played and recorded by Benny Goodman, Stan Kenton and Dizzy Gillespie among others, and he also co Read more

Don Grusin - 22% match to Dave Samuels

Genres: Jazz
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Henri Grusin, 22 April 1941, Littleton, Colorado, USA. Brother of Dave Grusin and a member of the successful GRP Records stable of artists. Don remains mainly in the background but has to date recorded two impressive solo albums in addition to session work with his brother and as a duo. The music follows the formula of GRP’s adult-orientated accessible jazz. Read more

Luis Gasca - 21% match to Dave Samuels

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
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