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Sam Newsome

ss, *1965 US, Salisbury, Maryland
Musician / Composer of Jazz

Sam Newsome (born April 28, 1965) is an American jazz saxophonist and composer. His music combines an eclectic mix of straight-ahead jazz, world music (drawing influences from North Africa and East Asia) and extended techniques. Newsome is assistant professor of jazz studies at Long Island University – Brooklyn Campus.

  • Soprano sax
  • Tenor sax
  • Percussion
  • Jazz
  • World
  • Folk
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
Straight Horns of Plenty on Sopranoville: Works for Prepared and Non-Prepared Soprano by Sam Newsome
Explain It To Me on Captain Black by Various Artists
Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child on Swing Low, Sweet Chariot by Various Artists
Captain Black on Captain Black by Various Artists
Invitation on Jam Session Vol. 4 by Ingrid Jensen, Mark Turner & Sam Newsome
There Is A Quiet Place on Listen To The Band by Various Artists
Ju ju on Jam Session Vol. 4 by Ingrid Jensen, Mark Turner & Sam Newsome
Touch her soft lips and part on Jam Session Vol. 4 by Ingrid Jensen, Mark Turner & Sam Newsome
Soprano-Logue, Pt. 1 on Soprano-Logues by Sam Newsome
Caravan on Sam Newsome & Global Unity by Sam Newsome & Global Unity

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Live At Singularity Music Series ISam Newsome, Álvaro Domene, Michael Caratti2019Album
Wet RobotsFay Victor's SoundNoiseFunk With Joe Morris, Sam Newsome, Reggie Nicholson2018Album
Live At The StoneNPO Trio, Meg Okura, Sam Newsome, Jean-Michel Pilc2018Album
Monk AbstractionsSam Newsome2007Album
Jam Session Vol. 4Mark Turner, Sam Newsome, Ingrid Jensen2002Album
This MasqueradeSam Newsome2001Album
Global UnitySam Newsome2001Album
When Summer ComesLisa Michel With Sam Newsome / David Berkman / Ugonna Okegwo / Brian Blade1999Album
Sam Newsome & Global UnitySam Newsome & Global Unity1999Album
& Global UnitySam Newsome1999Album
The Tender Side Of Sammy StraighthornSam Newsome1998Album
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