Hometown: Mohegan Lake, NY
Sam Wagner, a.k.a Sammy Wags, is an active performing and composing multi-instrumentalist. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, Sam is an accomplished educator, leader of the Afrobeat/Jazz group The Brighton Beat and can be heard recording, and performing music with many other up-and-coming Jazz, World, Folk and Acoustic music artists. Sam’s playing can be heard on the records of many successful touring artists, and examples of his recording/production work has been featured on commercial and independent radio, network television, and large market video game releases. Sammy currently lives in his hometown of NYC, where he finds inspiration everywhere: in a city where incredible art is constantly being created, it seems there is always a place for something different; a new voice or style, yet to be discovered. He’s happy to be part of this creative and supportive scene. You can visit his website at www.sammywags.com or follow him on Twitter @mrsammywags.