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SAM ON THE AIR

On July 21, 2010  Sam appeared on Seven Second Delay, a live show  at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Manhattan:


http://wfmu.org/flashplayer.php?version=2&show=36636&archive=62255



Free form station WFMU Radio in Jersey City, NJ has an amazing archive of old radio shows that they’ve preserved for listeners to access  http://wfmu.org/playlists


We found an old radio interview of Sam with Irwin Chusid originally broadcast on February 8, 2006.  Here is the entire interview (2 hours long):



Here are some clips from that interview:


December 15, 1991

The Three Bears live on WFMU 12/15/91, Nick Hill's Live Music Faucet     0:35:25


http://wfmu.org/listen.ram?show=17965&archive=25590&starttime=0:35:25




More Moondog Duet with Sam on Japanes Drums with Moonddog on OO drums and trimbas in 1956


http://wfmu.org/listen.ram?show=17965&archive=25590&starttime=0:50:33



Irwin Chusid interview with Sam before his 86th birthday


http://wfmu.org/listen.ram?show=17965&archive=25590&starttime=1:01:15



Sam playing The Three Pigs from Drum Fairy Tales:

http://wfmu.org/listen.ram?show=17965&archive=25590&starttime=1:14:05



Sam with Moondog on Dust

http://wfmu.org/listen.ram?show=17965&archive=25590&starttime=0:52:58





for other interviews with Irwin Chusid on WFMU:


http://wfmu.org/playlists/shows/17965


scatting on Happy Birthday:


http://wfmu.org/listen.ram?show=17965&archive=25590&starttime=1:33:15


Sam on his students/the drumming yenta:

http://wfmu.org/listen.ram?show=17965&archive=25590&starttime=1:53:57


Drum Language from Sam’s Drum Fairy Tales:

http://wfmu.org/listen.ram?show=17965&archive=25590&starttime=1:49:44




Music journalist Chip Stern sent this audio clip of a drum solo

by Sam produced and recorded by Chip Stern & Tom McGrath

at Tom Tom Studios, NYC, 1989