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One of the more distinctive voices among a new breed of Hammond B-3 organ players on the jazz scene, Sam Yahel has earned the top spot in Down Beat's annual International Critics Poll as a Talent Deserving Of Recognition for the past four consecutive years.

Since moving to New York in 1990, Yahel has worked with a string of notable jazz artists including tenor saxophonists Joshua Redman and Eric Alexander, former James Brown sideman and alto sax great Maceo Parker, guitarists Peter Bernstein and Bill Frisell, trumpeters Ryan Kisor and Jim Rotondi, vocalists HYPERLINK Norah Jones (on her Grammy-winning Come Away With Me), Lizz Wright, and Madeleine Peyroux....
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”...Clearly one of the most promising new organists on the New York City and International scene...” --Michael G. Nascos, Jazziz

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Featured recording “Hometown”

Hometown

Posi-Tone Records
2009
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    Hometown

    Posi-Tone Records
    2009
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    Jazz Side Of The Moon (The Music Of Pink Floyd)

    FMP
    2008
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    Truth and Beauty

    Origin Records
    2008
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    Truth and Beauty

    Origin Records
    2007
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    In The Blink Of An Eye

    FMP
    1999
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