Sam Yahel Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: April 20, 1996
Location: New York City
Label: Naxos Jazz

Sam Yahel (ldr), Eric Alexander (ts), Ryan Kisor (t), Peter Bernstein (g), Sam Yahel (org), Joe Strasser (d)

a. 01    Searchin' - 6:40  (Duke Ellington, Steve Allen)
b. 02    Half Baked - 6:09  (Bill Kitses)
c. 03    Never Let Me Go - 7:29  (Ray Evans, Jay Livingston)
d. 04    Double Rainbow - 6:46  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees)
e. 05    A Suspicious Love Affair - 8:01  (Sam Yahel)
f. 06    A Sleepin' Bee - 7:31  (Harold Arlen, Truman Capote)
g. 07    Hymn For Her - 8:16  (Sam Yahel)
h. 08    My Ideal - 5:28  (Newell Chase, Leo Robin, Richard Whiting)
i. 09    Block - 6:10  (Eric Alexander)
All titles on:      Naxos Jazz CD: 86004-2 — Searchin'   (1998)

Eric Alexander (ts) on a, e, h-i; Ryan Kisor (t) on a, e, h-i.

"Double Rainbow" listed as "Raining On The Rosebush".


Date: December 8, 1997
Location: New York City
Label: Criss Cross

Sam Yahel (ldr), Peter Bernstein (g), Sam Yahel (org), Brian Blade (d)

a. 01    Never Will I Marry - 5:52  (Frank Loesser)
b. 02    The Gambit - 7:26  (Sam Yahel)
c. 03    A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square - 7:17  (Eric Maschwitz, Manning Sherwin)
d. 04    Isn't This My Sound Around Me? - 7:37  (Bobby Hutcherson)
e. 05    Gravy Waltz - 6:18  (Ray Brown, Steve Allen)
f. 06    Short Returns - 7:12  (Sam Yahel)
g. 07    And Then Some - 5:12  (Sam Yahel)
h. 08    Blues For Bulgaria - 7:45  (Peter Bernstein)
All titles on:      Criss Cross CD: 1158 CD — Sam Yahel Trio   (1999)

"Isn't This My Sound Around Me?" listed as "Isn't This My Music Around Me?".


Date: April 18, 1999
Location: New York City
Label: Naxos Jazz

Sam Yahel (ldr), Peter Bernstein (g), Sam Yahel (org), Brian Blade (d), Kahlil Kwame Bell (per)

a. 01    Little Sunflower - 8:06  (Freddie Hubbard)
b. 02    Inception - 5:44  (McCoy Tyner)
c. 03    Spring Is Here - 8:46  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
d. 04    In The Blink Of An Eye - 7:45  (Sam Yahel)
e. 05    Just A Thought - 7:30  (Peter Bernstein)
f. 06    So Long - 6:48  (Sam Yahel)
g. 07    I Believe In You - 6:27  (Frank Loesser)
h. 08    Like Someone In Love - 8:14  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
All titles on:      Naxos Jazz CD: 86043-2 — In The Blink Of An Eye   (1999)

Kahlil Kwame Bell (per) on a, f.


Date: September 2005
Location: New York City
Label: Origin

Sam Yahel (ldr), Joshua Redman (ts), Sam Yahel (org), Brian Blade (d)

a. 01    Truth And Beauty - 7:59  (Sam Yahel)
b. 02    Man O' War - 7:28  (Sam Yahel)
c. 03    Check Up - 5:04  (Ornette Coleman)
d. 04    Bend The Leaves - 6:56  (Sam Yahel)
e. 05    Saba - 7:53  (Sam Yahel)
f. 06    Night Game - 4:49  (Paul Simon)
g. 07    Child Watching - 8:15  (Sam Yahel)
h. 08    A Paz - 4:29  (João Donato, Gilberto Gil)
i. 09    Festinhas - 7:34  (Sam Yahel)
All titles on:      Origin CD: 82479 — Truth And Beauty   (2007)

Date: September 11 & 12, 2007
Location: New York City
Label: Chesky

Sam Yahel (ldr), Seamus Blake (ts), Mike Moreno (g), Sam Yahel (org), Ari Hoenig (d)

a. 01    Breathe - 6:29  (David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Richard Wright)
b. 02 (pt 1)    On The Run - 3:43  (David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Richard Wright)
c. 03    Time - 11:00  (David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Richard Wright, Nick Mason)
d. 04    Any Colour You Like - 2:17  (David Gilmour, Richard Wright, Nick Mason)
e. 05    The Great Gig In The Sky - 8:42  (Roger Waters, Richard Wright)
f. 06    Money - 6:49  (Roger Waters)
g. 07    Us And Them - 6:23  (Roger Waters, Richard Wright)
h. 08    Brain Damage - 6:20  (Roger Waters)
i. 09 (pt 2)    On The Run - 3:45  (David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Richard Wright)
All titles on:      Chesky SACD: SACD 338 — Jazz Side Of The Moon: The Music Of Pink Floyd   (2008)