Jazz pianist turned roots musician, Sam Reider is redefining American music on the accordion. He’ll perform May 10 at 8 p.m. at the Hopewell Theater.
Reider, has been featured at Lincoln Center and on NPR, and performed alongside pop stars, jazz and folk musicians ranging from Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Bluegrass mandolin prodigy Sierra Hull to Venezuelan cuatro virtuoso Jorge Glem.
For his debut record as bandleader, Too Hot To Sleep, Reider has assembled a “staggeringly virtuosic band” (RnR Magazine) of young acoustic musicians called The Human Hands. Irresistible melodies, fiery improvisation and otherworldly sounds collide in what Songlines Magazine has dubbed a “mash-up of the the Klezmatics, Quintette du Hot Club de France and the Punch Brothers.