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Dave Samuels

  • Jazz Studies

Mallet player Dave Samuels is a multiple Grammy Award winner and nominee. Leader of the Grammy-winning Carribbean Jazz Project. Performances with Spyro Gyra, Pat Methany, the Yellojackets, Frank Zappa, Oscar Peterson, Double Image, and Paquito D'Rivera. On the Board of Directors of the Percussive Arts Society.

B.A., Boston University. Recordings on Enja, ECM, MCA, GRP, Heads Up, Verve.

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  • Grammy Awards for Caribbean Jazz Project (2002), Nancy Wilson: Turned to Blue (2006), Paquito D'Rivera: Panamericana Suite (2011)
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