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Sam Barsh

Interviews And Features

How It Really Works: Songwriter Sam Barsh On Success In The Streaming Age
5 Things Sam Barsh Has Learned About Playing Hip-Hop Keys
Play Hip-Hop: A Hip-Hop Keyboard Primer
Musician’s Corner
Downbeat Magazine
Okay Player Van Ike


Jazz.com Review
Jazz Times Review I forgot what you taught
BBC review of Avishai Cohen “Continuo”
Jazz Times review of Avishai Cohen “As Is: Live at the Blue Note”
Pitchfork.com review of Jeff Parker “The Relatives”
Audiophile Audition

Other Press

New York Times
The Fader Interview with producer Rahki on the making of Kendrick Lamar’s “I”


"Songwriter Extraordinaire"

“Phenomenally Talented"
-Jazz Times

“A keyboardist with a gift for groove”
-Nate Chinen, New York Times

“Really cutting edge, a very promising young pianist.”
-Cassandra Wilson

“Barsh knows in his bones how to put a song together”
-Vents Magazine

“One of the most thoroughly original keyboardists I've heard in years; an incredibly brisk breath of fresh air.”
-Nathaniel Friedman, contributor to The Philadelphia Enquirer, GQ, Jazziz and AllAboutJazz.com

“Anti-Elite Tunesmith”
-Eric Fine, Downbeat Magazine