"When words leave off, music begins." ~ Heinrich Heine 

Music Samples


Solo Piano

Claude Debussy - Clair de Lune from Suite Bergamasque


Manuel de Falla - Andaluza from Cuatro Piezas Españolas



Collaborative Piano

Henri Dutilleux - Sonatine pour Flûte et Piano (Maria Schwartz, flute)


Walter Piston - Sonata for Flute and Piano, Mvt. 3 (Maria Schwartz, flute)


Takashi Yoshimatsu - Fuzzy Bird Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano, Mvt. 2 (Jake Whitesell, saxophone)



Original Music with The Jake Whitesell Trio (Jake Whitesell, saxophone, Samuel Whitesell, rhodes/bass keyboard split, Andrew Magennis, drums)

Why Not Ask Her Now - Answered Questions - Falling Up (three original compositions by Samuel Whitesell)



Original Music with The Jake Whitesell Quartetet (Jake Whitesell, saxophone, Samuel Whitesell, piano, Rob Morse, bass, Dan Ryan, drums)

Answered Questions (by Samuel Whitesell)


Soaring (by Jake Whitesell)


Friends (by Samuel Whitesell)


Train's a Comin' (by Rob Morse)



Jazz Trio with Jake Whitesell, saxophone, Jeremy Hill, bass

When Sunny Gets Blue



Blue Skies Jazz Duo (Jake Whitesell, saxophone and flute, Samuel Whitesell, piano)

Cry Me A River


Body And Soul


Some Time Ago



Jazz Duo with Blanche Smith, voice

These Foolish Things