The Concert will feature UK artist Sam Carter. Sam is a singer, guitarist, lyricist and composer. Sam’s album “The No Testament” was released in August 2012, an album that saw the singer reinvent his contemporary narrative-based song writing by infusing it with shape note, gospel and work song influences. The release caused a wave of media and audience attention for an album that saw Sam reach new heights in his song writing. Sam has four releases to date.
In November 2009 Sam received a nomination for the Horizon Award for best newcomer in the 2010 BBC Folk Awards. On February 1st, at the London award ceremony Sam Carter was announced as the winner of the 2010 Horizon Award.
The visiting artist will collaborate with Sajid Hussain, who is a Sitar player of high repute. His performances are full of energy and spirit. Belonging to the Senia Gharana, he started playing sitar at the age of 16. Having played for radio, television and music festivals, Sajid Hussain, is also passing his art to the next generation.
The other Pakistani collaborating artist is Haroon Samuel. He is a young and promising tabla player from Lahore. He has played with almost all musicians of Pakistan. He has toured USA, India and UK.
For more on Sam Carter visit www.samcartermusic.co.uk/ To get in touch with Sam Carter and hear about his current projects catch him on https://www.facebook.com/samcartermusic.com