According to the Internet source given below, little is known about Joseph Samuels as a person, He was born in Tennessee studying under Campanari at the College of Music of Cincinnati and was concert master for Henry W. Savage. Samuels was mainly a reed player (playing clarinet, alto saxophone, and bass saxophone), but also played violin and made records as a soloist on the latter instrument accompanied by pianist Frank E. Banta
His jazz bands under the names of Synco Jazz Band
, Joseph Samuels' Jazz Band
and Tampa Blue Jazz Band
recorded with Pathé, Columbia, Grey Gull), Okeh and Paramount.
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