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Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: September 27, 1980

Tenor & soprano saxophonist, vocalist and composer, Samir Zarif began his professional career in New Orleans. Originally from Houston, Texas, when Zarif moved to New Orleans, he first began performing regularly in the Jason Marsalis Quintet as well as with many other musicians including Ellis Marsalis and Nicholas Payton. Before leaving New Orleans, Samir Zarif also became a pioneering member of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO) and soon after, recorded the orchestra’s debut CD, “Strange Fruit,” released on Basin Street Records.

After departing from New Orleans to live in New York, Samir Zarif attended the Manhattan School of Music where he helped form The Paislies, a sextet that went on to tour throughout the U.S. and Europe. In 2006, The Paislies released it’s first CD on the Fresh Sounds, New Talent Record Label. However, soon after it’s release, Zarif shifted his focus on a new group of musicians later to be named The Story. From 2006 to the present The Story has performed throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe performing at such venues as The Bimhuis (Amsterdam), Pizza Express (London), The Jazz Gallery (New York), and Upstairs (Montreal). In 2009, The Story released it’s Debut CD and is continuing to gain prestige around the world....
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Featured recording “Starting Point”

Starting Point

Mythology Records
2011
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    Starting Point

    Mythology Records
    2011
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