Miami, FL, United States

469-323-9937

samueloscar@swbell.net


Sam Garner is an active composer and performer for a wide range of venues and media. He competed in the national Philips Jazz Piano Competition. His performance in front of a panel of world-class musicians resulted in a third place award. World-class pianist Dan Haerle has featured Sam in the Dallas Jazz Piano Society’s “Catch a Rising Star” concert 3 years in a row. In addition, Sam’s compositions were selected as audition music for the Texas All-Region and All-State Jazz Band competition for 2 years in a row. Sam also composed music for a short film titled Lucky Red; this later went on to be featured on CBS news and in the Dallas International Film Festival. He has composed for numerous short films that were placed in nationwide festivals and another that won TXU’s “Light up the Red Carpet” contest. Sam has composed for a variety of videogames, ranging from top down shooter action games to creepy ambient forest games. His music is also featured as theme and background music for a television show located in Nashville, Tennessee. He has also had success in composing for music libraries/catalogues where his music is featured in a wide range of locations like business/corporate meetings to videogames. Sam recently accepted a prestigious and competitive scholarship to University of Miami for the Masters in Media Writing and Production degree for the 2013-2014 school year. For such a young man, Sam has enjoyed a long career in music. He has performed and composed music for over 15 years. His career began early with performances at the age of six and gigs at the age of ten. Sam maintains a busy performing schedule playing at a church that broadcast worldwide on a weekly basis. He’s also stayed busy performing with various gigs like leading a weekly trio gig at a Cigar Lounge, playing solo piano at FulBelli’s, a fine-dining downtown sensation in Sherman, Texas, a live recording with HisSoundMinistries in Dallas, Military balls and ceremonies, various weddings ranging from traditional to Jewish, creating charts and backing tracks for cover bands, all while staying busy during the day composing for different clients. In his career Sam has played for many distinguished individuals including U.S. Congressman Ralph Hall, U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson, Texas Senator Bob Duell, world class saxophonist Bob Mintzer, Count Basie Orchestra member Byron Stripling, Dave Matthews’ saxophonist Jeff Coffin, Grammy award winning Joe McCarthy, Las Vegas singer Steve Lippia, members of Maynard Ferguson’s band, among other famous local musicians.

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425360 Reflections
by Sam Garner

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425359 Happy
by Sam Garner

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425358 What Could Have Been
by Sam Garner

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373796 Home Stretch
by Sam Garner

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373795 Encouraging Message
by Sam Garner

$29.99

373636 WWIII
by Sam Garner

$39.99

373635 Ironwind
by Sam Garner

$39.99

368975 Childlike Compassion
by Sam Garner

$49.99

368974 Almost Home
by Sam Garner

$29.99

368728 Reminiscing
by Sam Garner

$49.99

368727 Resolution
by Sam Garner

$49.99

368723 Longing Desire
by Sam Garner

$29.99

368722 Forest Pedigree
by Sam Garner

$49.99

368721 Forest Knowledge
by Sam Garner

$49.99

368720 Forest Exposition
by Sam Garner

$49.99

368719 Forest Eeriness
by Sam Garner

$49.99

368718 Forest Distress
by Sam Garner

$49.99

368717 Forest Ambience
by Sam Garner

$49.99

368716 Forest Ambience Creepy
by Sam Garner

$49.99

368715 InTheTrenches
by Sam Garner

$49.99

366472 Dreaming
by Sam Garner

$49.99

361153 Electronic Sci-Fi Theme
by Sam Garner

$49.99

361145 Uplifting Encouragement
by Sam Garner

$49.99

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