born on 9/10/1948 in Waukegan, IL, United States
died on 22/4/2019
Dave Samuels (born 9 October 1948) is an American vibraphone player, who has worked with various jazz and fusion artists, such as Spyro Gyra. Currently, he plays in an ensemble called The Caribbean Jazz Project, a Grammy-winning jazz-Latin music group. He played with Eddie Palmieri in a tribute to Cal Tjader with the album Tjaderized.
Samuels is an alumnus of New Trier High School. He received a psychology degree from Boston University and has taught at Berklee College of Music.
- AllMusic - Dave Samuels.
- Cirone, Anthony J. (1986). Master Technique Builders for Vibraphone and Marimba, Alfred Publishing.