Sam Neufeld is a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A recent graduate of the University of Miami - Frost School of Music, he currently lives in New York City. Sam has had the opportunity to perform with many renown musicians: Joshua Redman, Diane Reeves, Jimmy Heath, Carl Allen, Bobby Shew, Dominick Farinacci, David Binney, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Shelly Berg, Dafnis Prieto, Brian Lynch, Kate Reid, John Fedchock, John Daversa, and more.
Notable performance venues have included: The Telluride Jazz Festival with the Telluride Jazz All-stars, Jazz Casino Stage at the Montreal Jazz Festival, Millennium Park in Chicago, The Third Ward Jazz Festival, Joe's Pub, The Velvet Lounge, and The Jazz Estate.
Sam has studied privately with drummer Gerald Cleaver, guitarists Julian Lage and Miles Okazaki, pianist Aaron Parks, and trumpeters Brian Lynch, Jimmy Owens, Ambrose Akinmusire, Marcus Printup, Avishai Cohen, and Philip Dizack.