Sam Wisman

Sam Wisman is a drummer and percussionist and plays professionally around Kansas City. Born the son of a classical musician in Topeka, Kansas, Sam’s first love was the work of Bach, Beethoven, and Mozart. By the age of 13 he was listening to jazz on the radio and fell in love with Parker, Coltrane, and Blakey.

He moved to Kansas City in 2001 to study at the UMKC Conservatory of Music and has become a versatile fixture of KC’s vibrant music scene.


Jazz Afternoon with Sam Wisman

Sam Wisman will focus on the next generation while respecting the tradition of the music.

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