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 Spectrum News 1 put the spotlight on Sam First in their show “LA Times Today," capturing so much of what makes Sam First special from the perspective of the musicians and the fans. 

August 10, 2021 - "LA Times Today: Jazz club Sam First offers fresh music where you least expect it"

by LA Times Live for Spectrum News Channel 1

May 27, 2021 - "The World Can Sing Again"

by Charles Andrews for Santa Monica Daily Press

June 27, 2019 - Sam First Bar – Cocktails/tea & live jazz

by Alejandra Diaz for Spotted by Locals

June 25, 2019 - KCRW's Design and Architecture hosted by Frances Anderton

"Selgascano in LA; The Weather Machine" - Anderton spotlight's Selgascano, the Spanish architecture firm that designed Sam First. The segment covering Sam First and interview with owner, Paul Solomon begins at 9:50.

Interview with Bubba Jackson for KJAZZ 88.1​ radio

July 19, 2019 - "George Garzone w/ Peter Erskine Trio @ Sam First Bar 01.18.19"

by George Harris for

June 28, 2018 - "Jazz Club Take Flight"

by Sean O'Connell for the The LA Times

June 19, 2018 - "Jazz Takes Off Near LAX"

by Richard Foss for the The Argonaut

Other print publications mentions:

2018 - Sunset Magazine 2018 Summer Guide

by Richard Foss for the The Argonaut

2018 - Citizine

2018 - Westside Dining Guide

2018 - Discover Los Angeles

2018  - We Like L.A.

KJAZZ Bubba Jackson interview with Paul Solomon and Dave Robaire - Paul Solomon and Dave Robaire
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