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Sam Graham

Jazz Guitar from Los Angeles, CA - Will travel up to 400 miles

$150 - $500 per event
Are you thinking about hiring a jazz group for your event, but budget limitations are holding you back? Sam Graham has the answer.

I am the guitarist, vocalist, and leader of the Sam Graham Trio, an established act at Gigmasters - currently ranked #1 among all jazz trios in the state of California, the Trio was the recipient of Gigmasters' 2010 Rising Star Award, and has booked over 75 gigs through the site, including both public and private events (such as weddings, private parties, corporate gatherings, and so on), with enthusiastic responses from scores of satisfied clients. (See bottom of this page for a link to our Trio page.)

Because I recognize that some clients may not have the budget, the space, or other elements needed to book a full band, I also perform solo. But this is "solo" with a difference, as I am accompanied by a "band in a box" - i.e., a full rhythm section (piano, acoustic bass, and drums) on dozens of pre-recorded tracks to accompany my guitar and voice.

These are not cheesy, obviously fake tracks, but remarkably full-sounding instruments playing engaging, imaginative arrangements of a wide variety of jazz songs: classic and traditional, vocal and instrumental, ballads and bossa novas, even surprising versions of rock songs by Steely Dan, the Doors, the Beatles, and others. (The audio tracks and song list on this page provide a basic idea of what all of this sounds like.)

Of course, a solo performer costs considerably less, and takes up much less room, than a band of any size. So if you're looking for an experienced, reliable, talented, and affordable professional to provide some jazz for any sort of event, please contact me. Of course, I am also available to discuss any events that might be more appropriate for the Sam Graham Trio.

Chitlins Con Carne
Kenny Burrell
Angel Eyes (vocal)
Frank Sinatra, others
All Blues
Miles Davis
I've Got You Under My Skin (vocal)
Frank Sinatra
Maria (vocal)
from West Side Story
High Fly
Cannonball Adderley
John Coltrane
Road Song
Wes Montgomery
HOLIDAY SONGS - you name i!
Freddie Freeloader
Miles Davis
Stolen Moments
Oliver Nelson
Killer Joe
Quincy Jones
Django Reinhardt
Minor Swing
Django Reinhardt
Swing 42
Django Reinhardt
Blue Train
John Coltrane
So What
Miles Davis
The Beatles
The Fool on the Hill
The Beatles
And I Love Her
The Beatles
Love Me Two Times
The Doors
Steely Dan
Chain Lightning
Steely Dan
Little Sunflower
Freddie Hubbard
Night and Day (vocal)
Frank Sinatra
Autumn in New York (vocal)
Frank Sinatra
My Funny Valentine (vocal)
Sinatra, many others
How Insensitive (vocal)
Sinatra, many others)
Wayne Shorter
Pavane (classical jazz)
New World Symphony (classical jazz)
Count Basie
Until I Met You (Corner Pocket)
Count Basie
Dat Dere
Art Blakey
Unit 7
Art Blakey
A String of Pearls
Glenn Miller
Tuxedo Junction
Glenn Miller
Georgia on My Mind (vocal)
Ray Charles
Round Midnight (vocal or instrumental)
Thelonious Monk, many others
and many more...
Acoustic Guitar
Jazz Singer
Blues Singer
Smooth Jazz Singer
Jazz Guitar
Blues Guitar
Jazz Acoustic Guitar
Wedding Singer
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Happy Hours
Bachelorette Parties
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Bachelor Parties
Halloween Parties
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Please note Sam Graham will also travel to Alhambra, Bell Gardens, Glendale, Huntington Park, Maywood, Monterey Park, Bell, Hollywood, Pasadena, South Pasadena, Montebello, South Gate, Burbank, Beverly Hills, Inglewood, Rosemead, San Gabriel, San Marino, Culver City, Downey, El Monte, Lynwood, Pico Rivera, Toluca Lake, Universal City, Willowbrook, Compton, La Canada, Montrose, North Hollywood.
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