Fundraiser for ArmeniaFund

Thursday, October 29 | 7:00PM (PT)

A recipient of the 2017 Chamber Music America Grant for New Jazz Works, pianist/composer Vardan Ovsepian can be heard performing with many projects including his large ensemble "VOCE" and the Peter Erskine New Trio.

Vardan's new multi-faceted trio will perform in support of ArmeniaFund, an organization that helps the people of Armenia and Karabagh through humanitarian and infrastructure development.


Vardan Ovsepian (piano), Artyom Manukyan (cello), Jimmy Branly (drums)

Please consider making a voluntary donation in any amount to support these amazing musicians and the Sam First team by clicking on the TIP JAR button above.


Th 10/29  Vardan Ovsepian Trio feat. Artyom Manukyan and Jimmy Branly

                  "Fundraiser for ArmeniaFund"

Th 11/5    Cathlene Pineda Quartet feat. Kris Tiner, Dave Tranchina and Tina Raymond

Th 11/12  Adam Hersh Trio feat. Marx Gerl and Anthony Fung

Th 11/19  Marcel Camargo feat. Jessica Vatour and Gerald Clayton

Th 11/26  Happy Thanksgiving!

Th 12/3    TBA

Th 12/10  YaYennings Quartet feat. Bob Reynolds, Ross Schoedek and Jose Perez

Th 12/17  Melissa Morgan feat. John Beasley

Check out our new Sam First Solo Session playlist for a preview of our upcoming artists:

Sam First is a jazz club and cocktail bar, a few minutes walk from the LAX terminals. Featuring serious drinks, local beers, and fine wines, spectacular first class lounge-of-your-dreams styling, and world-class modern and straight-ahead jazz.

Sam, the man, was an old-world tailor who led his family out of the wilderness, and whose smile warmed his grandson’s heart.
Click here to see our feature in the LA Times!
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