Sam Reider Concert

September 11, 2021

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Sam Reider and the Human Hands concert at Magazzino Italian Art, September 11, 2021. Photo by Alexa Hoyer.

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Sam Reider and the Human Hands concert at Magazzino Italian Art, September 11, 2021. Photo by Alexa Hoyer.

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Sam Reider and the Human Hands concert at Magazzino Italian Art, September 11, 2021. Photo by Alexa Hoyer.

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Sam Reider and the Human Hands concert at Magazzino Italian Art, September 11, 2021. Photo by Alexa Hoyer.

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Sam Reider and the Human Hands concert at Magazzino Italian Art, September 11, 2021. Photo by Alexa Hoyer.

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Sam Reider and the Human Hands concert at Magazzino Italian Art, September 11, 2021. Photo by Alexa Hoyer.

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Sam Reider and the Human Hands concert at Magazzino Italian Art, September 11, 2021. Photo by Alexa Hoyer.

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Sam Reider and the Human Hands concert at Magazzino Italian Art, September 11, 2021. Photo by Alexa Hoyer.

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Sam Reider and the Human Hands concert at Magazzino Italian Art, September 11, 2021. Photo by Alexa Hoyer.

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Sam Reider and the Human Hands concert at Magazzino Italian Art, September 11, 2021. Photo by Alexa Hoyer.

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Sam Reider and the Human Hands concert at Magazzino Italian Art, September 11, 2021. Photo by Alexa Hoyer.

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Sam Reider and the Human Hands concert at Magazzino Italian Art, September 11, 2021. Photo by Alexa Hoyer.

Join Magazzino Italian Art to celebrate the end of summer with a concert by American musician Sam Reider. Accordionist, pianist, composer, and educator, Reider was trained as a jazz pianist and has spent many years exploring and interpreting folk music from around the world on the accordion. His original compositions frequently combine jazz improvisation, folk instruments and grooves, and classical structure. Reider leads an ensemble of virtuosic acoustic musicians called The Human Hands who will take the stage at the museum.

The concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. and doors will open at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are available at magazzino.eventbrite.com.

Please note that a full vaccination record is required to attend the concert. Scroll down to read the full safety information guidelines.

Ticket Prices: 

Adult -- $10

Students and Seniors -- $5

About Sam Reider

Sam Reider is a pianist, accordionist, composer, and educator from San Francisco, California. His work brings together various streams of American music, from jazz and folk tunes to popular song and contemporary composition. 

At Columbia University in New York City, he majored in American Studies and fell in love with folk music. Representing the U.S. Department of State as a musical ambassador, Sam has travelled to China, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Estonia, Turkey and Azerbaijan, collaborating with international artists. 

Some of Sam Reider’s albums include Too Hot to Sleep (2018) and The Human Hands EP (2020). Reider has performed and recorded with a wide range of other artists including Grammy-nominated mandolinist Sierra Hull, legendary jazz composer David Amram, classical violinist Tessa Lark, Paquito D’Rivera, Jon Batiste and Stay Human, CDZA, T-Pain, Nellie McKay, Ranger Doug, Phoebe Hunt, the Brother Brothers, and many more.

A passionate educator, Reider has led performance-based workshops for thousands of students around the world. These programs use American traditional music as a lens to explore important topics in cultural history and social justice. As part of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Jazz for Young People program, Reider has led educational performances at K-12 public schools in New York City, New Orleans, Chicago, Washington D.C., Memphis, Nashville, and Providence. A mainstay on the faculty of the Stanford Jazz Workshop, Reider develops and teaches courses every summer for middle and high school students about composition, theory, and American music. Reider moved home to San Francisco in late 2019, where he is currently pursuing a master’s degree in composition at San Francisco State University.

About The Human Hands

The Human Hands is a “staggeringly virtuosic” (RnR Magazine) ensemble of acoustic musicians originally based in Brooklyn, NY. Irresistible melodies, fiery improvisation and otherworldly sounds collide in what Songlines Magazine dubbed a "mash-up of the Klezmatics, Quintette du Hot Club de France and the Punch Brothers.” Following the release of Too Hot to Sleep (2018), the Human Hands appeared at Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Savannah Music Festival, Celtic Connections, and live on the BBC. The Human Hands include saxophonist Eddie Barbash (Jon Batiste and Stay Human), violinist Alex Hargreaves (Turtle Island Quartet, Live From Here), mandolinist Dominick Leslie (Hawktail, Ricky Skaggs), guitarist Roy Williams, and bassist Dave Speranza.

Important Safety Information to Keep in Mind:

Here at Magazzino, the safety of our visitors, team, and community is our top priority. 

Beginning on Thursday, August 26, 2021, we will require all visitors over the age of 12 to provide documentation of vaccination against COVID-19. This documentation may include: 

If you received the vaccine outside the U.S., you must have an official immunization record that includes:

All visitors must wear masks in order to enter the museum and while inside the building. We are currently not admitting unvaccinated guests. 

Learn more about New York City’s requirements here. To find out where to get a free COVID-19 vaccine, visit nyc.gov/vaccinefinder or call 877-VAX-4NYC (877-829-4692).

If you would prefer not to attend the concert due to New York City’s requirements, please cancel your ticket directly through Eventbrite.