As a studio musician, Sam has contributed to recordings by such legendary artists as The Neville Brothers, Michael McDonald, Andy Williams, Etta James, Clint Black, Amy Grant, and many more.
Sam Levine is known for his tender and heartfelt renditions of contemporary hits.
Sam has been featured in live performances with such superstars as Whitney Houston and Al Jarreau, has recorded with Michael McDonald, The Neville Brothers, and Amy Grant, and has contributed musically to such motion picture soundtracks as Honeymoon in Vegas and Sweet Dreams.
The musical sides to Sam Levinestudio musician, solo artist, band leader, arranger, composerdraw upon an eclectic musical background and masterful performances on saxophones, flutes, piccolo, clarinets, penny whistles, and recorders. Sam Levine is one of the most sought after musicians in Nashville¹s music industry.
He can also be heard on the motion picture soundtracks for Honeymoon In Vegas and Sweet Dreams. Being an eclectic listener and player allows him to swing from jazz to blues to country to pop and back again when necessary. As a solo artist and performer, Sam has collaborated with Christopher Cross, Whitney Houston, Al Jarreau, Liza Minnelli, the Nashville Chamber Orchestra, the Nashville Symphony¹s Pops Series, Mel Torme, and CeCe Winans to name a few. Sam serves as band leader for the Nashville-based dance band, City Lights Orchestra.
Levine names David Sanborn, Cannonball Adderly, and Phil Woods as his major influences. He soon began making the rounds in the recording scene where he immediately met success as a session player. Sam continues to play a prominent role in the recording industry and is known for his tender and heartfelt renditions of contemporary hits. -bio excerpts-