Live at Giorgio’s
Barry’s Birthday Celebration!
with David Craig
Pianist/composer/arranger/educator, Barry Sames is a recent transplant to Houston from Philadelphia. Mr. Sames graduated from Temple University with Jazz Piano Studies. Barry spent much of his early career as a writer, accompanist & arranger for many of Philadelphia’s top jazz vocalists. Mr. Sames also worked the Theatre as musical director in Philadelphia, New York and Houston. He was also a producer for various musical artists, industrials and documentaries.
Mr. Sames has recorded & performed around the globe with a mix of artists, including jazz musicians John Blake, Houston Persons, Monette Sudler, Latin Jazz artists Marlon Simon & Alfredo Naranjo and world music’s cellist Kinan About-Afach, South African guitarist Sharon Ktaz, nudist Karim Kadiri & Sitarist Ustad Shafaat Khan.
Barry has recorded 5 CDs as a leader, projects include Arabic Jazz Sextet Moudwing, Fusion Group Insynk & the Barry Sames Sacred Jazz ensemble. He is presently Director of Music and Worship Arts at Living Word Lutheran Church in Katy, TX.