Sam First Live Music Nights
John Raymond Quartet
Fri, Feb 21
Sam First
Feb 21, 8:00 PM
Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd Suite 180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
Trumpeter known for his group Reel Feels, presents a cordless quartet featuring some of most creative musicians from LA's jazz scene. John Raymond (trumpet & flugelhorn), Lenard Simpson (alto saxophone), Dave Robaire (bass), Christian Euman (drums) 8:00 & 9:30 | 21+
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Ferenc Nemeth Trio
Sat, Feb 22
Sam First
Feb 22, 8:00 PM
Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd Suite 180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
Ferenc is an accomplished and versatile musician who continues to push the boundaries of jazz drumming and composition. Vardan Ovsepian (piano), Daniel Rotem (sax), Ferenc Nemeth (drums/voc) 8:00 & 9:30 | 21+
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Isamu McGregor Trio
Tue, Feb 25
Sam First
Feb 25, 8:00 PM
Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd Suite 180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
Pianist, Isamu McGregor will wow you will his ability to cross from acoustic jazz to electric fusion. Isamu McGregor (piano), Benjamin Shepherd (bass), Christian Euman (drums) 8:00 & 9:30 | 21+
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Max Haymer Quartet
Wed, Feb 26
Sam First
Feb 26, 8:00 PM
Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd Suite 180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
Known for his beautiful compositions and powerful approach, pianist Max Haymer returns to Sam First with a quartet featuring Will Brahm on guitar! Max Haymer (piano), Will Brahm (guitar), Dave Robaire (bass), Rick Montalbano (drums) 8:00 & 9:30 | 21+
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Sara Gazarek + Daniel Rotem // säje
Thu, Feb 27
Sam First
Feb 27, 8:00 PM
Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd Suite 180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
Gazarek and Rotem have collaborated many times before, but have now assembled this new group! Sara Gazarek (voice), Daniel Rotem (sax), Amanda Taylor (voice), Johnaye Kendrick (voice), Erin Bentlage (voice), Dawn Clement (piano), Anna Butterss (bass), Christian Euman (drums) 8:00 & 9:30 | 21+
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Sara Gazarek + Daniel Rotem // säje
Fri, Feb 28
Sam First
Feb 28, 8:00 PM
Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd Suite 180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
Gazarek and Rotem have collaborated many times before, but have now assembled this new group! Sara Gazarek (voice), Daniel Rotem (sax), Amanda Taylor (voice), Johnaye Kendrick (voice), Erin Bentlage (voice), Dawn Clement (piano), Anna Butterss (bass), Christian Euman (drums) 8:00 & 9:30 | 21+
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Sara Gazarek + Daniel Rotem // säje
Sat, Feb 29
Sam First
Feb 29, 8:00 PM
Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd Suite 180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
Gazarek and Rotem have collaborated many times before, but have now assembled this new group! Sara Gazarek (voice), Daniel Rotem (sax), Amanda Taylor (voice), Johnaye Kendrick (voice), Erin Bentlage (voice), Dawn Clement (piano), Anna Butterss (bass), Christian Euman (drums) 8:00 & 9:30 | 21+
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Sam Hirsh "Quite Frankly" Album Release
Tue, Mar 03
Sam First
Mar 03, 8:00 PM
Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd Suite 180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
Join us for an extremely swinging night of be-bop and beyond celebrating Hirsh's new record with a stellar band. Sam Hirsh (piano), Ralph Moore (saxophone), Alex Boneham (bass), Kevin Kanner (drums) 8:00 & 9:30 | 21+
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Greg Spero's SPIRIT FINGERS
Sat, Mar 07
Sam First
Mar 07, 8:00 PM
Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd Suite 180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
A dynamic ensemble of uber-talented young musicians whose energy, passion and innovative approach stake out exciting new territory. Greg Spero (piano), Max Gerl (bass), Dario Chiazzolino (guitar), Mike Mitchell (drums) 8:00 & 9:30 | 21+
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Jonathan Barber & Vision Ahead
Wed, Mar 11
Sam First
Mar 11, 8:00 PM
Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd Suite 180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
This NYC-based rising star drummer has been touring with everyone from Pat Metheny to Nicholas Payton. Don't miss this rare chance to catch him in LA with his own group, Vision Ahead! Jonathan Barber (drums), Andrew Renfroe (guitar), Paul Cornish (piano), Matt Dwonszyk (bass) 8:00 & 9:30 | 21+
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Jonathan Barber & Vision Ahead
Thu, Mar 12
Sam First
Mar 12, 8:00 PM
Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd Suite 180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
This NYC-based rising star drummer has been touring with everyone from Pat Metheny to Nicholas Payton. Don't miss this rare chance to catch him in LA with his own group, Vision Ahead! Jonathan Barber (drums), Andrew Renfroe (guitar), Paul Cornish (piano), Matt Dwonszyk (bass) 8:00 & 9:30 | 21+
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Holophonor
Wed, Mar 18
Sam First
Mar 18, 8:00 PM
Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd Suite 180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
Some of the most creative minds in jazz who have been making beautiful music together since meeting in the Monk Institute program in 2012. Josh Johnson (sax), Mike Cottone (trumpet), Miro Sprague (piano), Dave Robaire (bass), Jonathan Pinson (drums) 8:00 & 9:30 | 21+
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Palter Ego (Sam Barsh & Jesse Palter)
Tue, Mar 24
Sam First
Mar 24, 8:00 PM
Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd Suite 180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
Soulful/jazz-tinged singer-songwriter Jesse Palter, and keyboardist/producer Sam Barsh, join forces to create their own blend of upbeat pop, jazz and soul. Jesse Palter (vocals), Sam Barsh (keys), Gene Coye (drums), bass (TBD) 8:00 & 9:30 | 21+
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L.A. Jazz Quartet
Fri, Mar 27
Sam First
Mar 27, 8:00 PM
Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd Suite 180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
This group is a staple of LA jazz, made up of some of LA's finest! Larry Koonse (guitar), Chuck Manning (sax), Darek Oles (bass), Jason Harnell (drums) 8:00 & 9:30 | 21+
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Gilad Hekselman's G-Hex Trio
Thu, Apr 02
Sam First
Apr 02, 8:00 PM
Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd Suite 180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
One of the most important guitarists of any generation, Hekselman has developed a sound, technique, and an identity that is uniquely his own. Gilad Hekselman (guitar), Dave Robaire (bass), Jonathan Pinson (drums) 8:00 & 9:30 | 21+
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Gilad Hekselman's G-Hex Trio
Fri, Apr 03
Sam First
Apr 03, 8:00 PM
Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd Suite 180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
One of the most important guitarists of any generation, Hekselman has developed a sound, technique, and an identity that is uniquely his own. Gilad Hekselman (guitar), Dave Robaire (bass), Jonathan Pinson (drums) 8:00 & 9:30 | 21+
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Gilad Hekselman's G-Hex Trio
Sat, Apr 04
Sam First
Apr 04, 8:00 PM
Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd Suite 180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
One of the most important guitarists of any generation, Hekselman has developed a sound, technique, and an identity that is uniquely his own. Gilad Hekselman (guitar), Dave Robaire (bass), Jonathan Pinson (drums) 8:00 & 9:30 | 21+
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