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Sam Yahel

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  • Years Active: 1990s, 2000s


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A Hammond B-3 specialist, keyboardist Sam Yahel is a progressive musician with a bent toward mixing expansive post-bop and cerebral organ trio funk . Since moving to New York City in 1990, Yahel has performed and recorded with a wide array of name musicians, including trumpeter Ryan Kisor, trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, guitarist Bill Frisell, saxophonist Joshua Redman, vocalist Madeleine Peyroux, funk legend Maceo Parker, and others. He has released a handful of albums under his own name, including 1998's Searchin' and Truth and Beauty in 2007.


Sam Yahel (born 1971) is an American jazz pianist and Hammond organist from New York City.

Among those with whom Yahel has performed are Joshua Redman, Maceo Parker, Ryan Kisor, Madeleine Peyroux, Wycliffe Gordon, and Bill Frisell.

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