"Songwriter Extraordinaire" -Okayplayer.com read more
“Phenomenally Talented"-Jazz Times | “Pianist with the gift of groove” -Nate Chinen,
New York Times
“Barsh knows in his bones how to put a song together” -Vents Magazine

Sam Barsh is a multi-platinum, GRAMMY Award-winning songwriter, producer and keyboardist who has appeared on over 70 recordings to date, and written and/or produced over 100 commercially released songs. He co-wrote the smash Aloe Blacc song The Man, which sold 4 million singles worldwide and reached #1 on the UK Singles Chart and #8 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was featured in the 1st international Beats By Dre commercial campaign, the film “Brick Mansions,” and was the recipient of a 2014 Clio Award for breakthrough commercial synch in a TV campaign. His work as a songwriter and keyboardist (Institutionalized and I) on Kendrick Lamar’s Platinum-certified album “To Pimp A Butterfly” (#1 Billboard 200) has won 3 GRAMMY Awards.

Barsh added to his songwriting catalog with 16 cuts in 2016, including 3 songs on GRAMMY-nominated albums “Malibu” by Anderson .Paak (Heart Don’t Stand a Chance and Your Prime) and “In My Mind” by BJ the Chicago Kid (Man Down). He also co-wrote the title track on Logic’s Gold-certified album “The Incredible True Story” (#1 Billboard Hip-Hop/R&B Albums), 4 songs on A$AP Ferg’s album “Always Strive and Prosper” (#2 Billboard Rap Albums) and critically-acclaimed works sung by K. Michelle for “The Birth of a Nation: The Inspired by Album” (Forward) and Macy Gray for her jazz album “Stripped” (The Heart).

2017 is off to a strong start, with 2 singles being released in April, A$AP Ferg’s East Coast featuring Remy Ma, and Logic’s Black Spiderman; 3 cuts on Joey Badass’ “All Amerikkkan Bada$$” (#2 Billboard Hip Hop/R&B Albums) and 1 on Rick Ross’ “Rather You Than Me” (#3 Billboard 200). He has received 2 BMI awards, a Soul Train Award nomination, and numerous TV, Film and commercial sync placements.

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