| Welcome to the official home page for Composer/Arranger/Musician Sam Shoup and SamJamm Productions. Sam has over thirty years of experience writing, producing, recording, and performing commercial music in virtually every style category. More info and a listing of some of the people he has worked for can be found on the Bio Page. Sam's talents include Composing & Arranging for any size band or orchestra, Commercial Jingles, of which he has written and produced literally thousands, and Instrumental Music Tracks for video post production, corporate presentations, pageants, and other special events.
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What They're Saying....
Concert Review about the Memphis Symphony's concert with funk/soul icons, The Bar-Kays, featuring Sam's work.
Concert Review about the Opus One Chamber Orchestra's
performance with Joyce Cobb on February 3, 2011, featuring Sam's work.
"...a great musician, it was a pleasure working with you."
- Ringo Starr
"...a brilliant arranger, his musical sensibilities are beyond compare" - Kallen Esperian
" Fantastic...the show was a great success in all respects. We can't thank you enough." - Gerry Beckley of America
"One of the best bassists I've ever seen" - Ray Charles
Sam is currently arranging Marvin Gaye's "What's Going On" album for The National Symphony Orchestra, featuring John Legend, Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings. The performances will be May 3 and 4 at The Kennedy Center for The Performing Arts in Washington, DC. The concert commemorates the 40th anniversary of Marvin Gaye performing the album there.
Sam's recent work includes an arrangement for Cheyenne Jackson and The New York Pops, performed Nov. 18th, at Carnegie Hall; an arrangement for Go-Go legend Chuck Brown and The National
Symphony Orchestra performed
on the west lawn of The US Capital Building in Washington, DC; an orchestral tribute to the "Great Ladies of Country Music" for the Omaha Symphony Orchestra, and three new arrangements for The Memphis Symphony's "Home for the Holidays" concert on Dec. 17th, at the Cannon Center in Memphis.
Sam recently did all of the arrangements for The Opus One Chamber Orchestra's concert with rapper Al Kapone, at the New Daisy Theatre, on historic Beale Street in Memphis, Nov. 10th, 2011. Read the Concert Review here.
International opera star Kallen Esperian and Sam Shoup do Led Zeppelin's
classic, "The Immigrant Song".
Dog Police Video now on youtube.com