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The kind of date you’ll keep coming back to as the vibe is just right, this second session is powered by some real old soul stuff. A killer date throughout with right on contributions from all on board.
— Midwest Record
Javitch knows what he is doing - and these originals are a testament to his growth as a leader, composer, and soloist
— Aquarian Weekly

Sam Javitch is an accomplished pianist and composer and a student of Mulgrew Miller, James Weidman, Harold Mabern, and Cecil Bridgewater.  A consummate piano prodigy, Javitch first came to the instrument at age 3 after discovering that he had perfect pitch. A natural improviser, Javitch was drawn to jazz at an early age and has established himself as a unique and distinctive voice on the contemporary jazz scene. 

A solid marriage of quality composition, performance, and production... To hear traditional jazz that sounds as good as this does is continually rewarding.
— Music Place, USA
Focused, blues-influenced vibe reminiscent of an album like Coltrane’s Blue Train.... intent on digging into the tunes and infusing the performances with energy and conviction
— Textura, USA

This is evidenced by his phenomenal debut solo piano effort Train to Nowhere (2014), by his many performances at renowned locales including Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Joe’s Pub, Rockwood Music Hall, 55 Bar, the Jazz Room at William Paterson University, and, most recently, by the release of his critically acclaimed sophomore album People and Places (2018) (that features the renowned tenor saxophonist Rich Perry, known for his association with Maria Schneider and George Mraz - and includes seven original compositions by Javitch).

Whether playing block chords or elegant runs, Javitch enhances the material with a rich, resplendent tone
— Textura, USA
Sam Javich and his colleagues... show excellent mastery of the language of modern, mainstream jazz.
— Jazz Quad, Russia

Sam received a full scholarship to the honors jazz performance program at William Paterson University and graduated with honors in 2015. He completed his Masters in Jazz Performance at Manhattan School of Music in 2017. He has studied at the SIM School for Improvisational Music.

If you are looking for a pure hearted spirit, dedication, honesty, and good writing – you’ve found it
— UK Vibe, UK

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Sam Javitch - sam.javitch@gmail.com

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