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Wednesday
Oct102012

Richard Moss & Az Samad

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Sunday
Sep092012

International Collaborations

Az Samad & Adam Rafferty - Blue Monk
(Recorded at The Bee, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)



Matteo Alderete & Az Samad - Almost Beautiful 
(Recorded in Berlin, Germany)

Tara Linda - I'll Cross Any Bridge for You 
(Filmed in the San Francisco Bay Area, California) 

Brazilian Choro Ensemble (feat. Valtinho Anastacio) - Choro No. 1 (Villa-Lobos) 
(Recorded in No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Omar Musa & Az Samad - Lost Planet
(Recorded in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

 

The Lychees [Duo with vocalist Teresa Tam] - Angel Eyes
(Recorded in Oakland, California)

Tara Linda & The Tortilla Western Trio - Cow Cow Boogie
(Recorded in Plaza de San Martin, Segovia, Spain)

Poet Eileen Malone (w/ Az Samad on Guitar) - Not My Umbrella
(Recorded in Oakland, California) 

Mickey Murphy & Az Samad - Somewhere Over The Rainbow
(Recorded in Turracher Höhe, Austria)

Az Samad Duo feat. Reza Salleh - Lame Joke Jam
(Recorded in No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Teja Gerken, Matthew Montfort and Az Samad - The South Wind
(Recorded in The Sleeping Lady, Fairfax, California)

Az Samad (gtr) and Julian Taylor (fiddle) - When You're Forgotten (Az Samad)
(Recorded in Blackburn, United Kingdom)

Magnus Lindstrom, Az Samad and Dylan Kay - Billie's Bounce (Charlie Parker)
(Recorded in Surbiton, United Kingdom)

Matteo Alderete & Az Samad - Human Nature (Michael Jackson Cover)
(Recorded in Berlin, Germany)

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Sunday
Sep092012

Az Samad | Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar

1. Hit Me Up  [percussive fingerstyle guitar]

2. Salam Rindu [Irish-inspired ballad] :

3. The C Factor [Irish-inspired up tempo original]:

4. Irama Espanyola [Spanish/Flamenco inspired original]: 

5. Do You Insult Me Waltz [Classical inspired Waltz]: 

6. [30 MINUTE SPECIAL] Az Samad Solo Concert at PC.com Malaysia

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Wednesday
May022012

The Adam Everett Quartet - #1


In the spirit of International Jazz Day, here's a HD video of The Adam Everett Quartet in my final gig with them last year before moving back to KL.

Thank you to John Tinger for the video!

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Friday
Feb032012

Az Samad Trio


[Photo Courtesy of Yin]



Az Samad Trio

Alongside bassist Kevin Theseira and percussionist-vocalist-guitarist Zalila Lee, Az Samad explores different facets of Jazz in his trio. Usually seen playing steel string acoustic, Az plays his nylon-string guitar & electric guitar in this project. Performing originals & Jazz compositions by Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter, Steve Swallow  - The Az Samad Trio is an ongoing creative music adventure!

For booking inquiries, e-mail Az directly here: 
http://www.azsamad.com/contact 

Press:

1. What is the Az Samad Trio?
We're an instrumental Jazz trio.

2. What kind of music do you play?
We play mostly instrumental Jazz & pop songs reimagined in a Jazz vein. Some songs are funky, some are groove-based, some are swing but all of the music is fun! 
 
3. Does someone sing in the band?
Zalila Lee been known to sing a song or two at our shows but for the most part we're mainly an instrumental band.

4. When's your next show?
Check out for all upcoming Az Samad (& Az Samad Trio) show dates here.

5. I'd like to get you guys play at my wedding/house/event. How do I get in touch with you?

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