Sam Yahel

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Sam Yahel

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.[1]


As leader[edit]

  • Searchin' (Naxos, 1998)
  • Trio (Criss Cross, 1999)
  • In the Blink of an Eye (Naxos, 1999)
  • Truth and Beauty (Origin, 2007)
  • Hometown (Posi-Tone, 2009)
  • From Sun to Sun (Origin, 2011)

As group[edit]


with Joshua Redman and Brian Blade

  • Yaya3 (Loma, 2002)

As sideman[edit]

With Jesse van Ruller

  • Circles (Criss Cross, 2002)[2]
  • Views (Criss Cross, 2005)[2]


  1. ^ Biography, Allmusic
  2. ^ a b Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 1441. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.