Sam Yahel

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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