Sam "Bassman" Jenkins
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Sam "Bassman" Jenkins

Gaston, South Carolina, United States | Established. Jan 01, 1995 | INDIE | AFM

Gaston, South Carolina, United States | INDIE | AFM
Established on Jan, 1995
Solo Jazz R&B




"Jazz Artist Of The Week by Hot Things in Atlanta"

Jazz Artist Of The Week by Hot Things In Atlanta Sam Bassman Jenkins
When you slap down a groove on six strings of solid steel like Sam "Bassman" Jenkins, it stays slapped! The South Carolina “Bassman” owns a mighty bass guitar (Kensmith Custom) and uses it in skillful performance on his brand new work PROJECT 37, a 10 track adventure into Bassland, traversing soul, funk and the smoothest of jazz! PROJECT 37 slaps, grooves and funkafies in all the ways you love from bass-driven Smooth Jazz...
Started at the age of 7 playing bass guitar with my farther and brother a church band and through high school and college where i major in music edu. along with different genre of music jazz just always stood out now 36 yrs. later solo smooth jazz bassist
Affiliation to the Jazz World?Musical Artist, Producer, Music Director, Arranger, Composer, Jazz Club, Jazz Festival, Recording Engineer, Recording Studio…/GreenStr…/samuel_bassman_jenkins.htm
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Still working on that hot first release.



"Bassman" Sam  tours both nationally and internationally as his audiences pull on his demand as an outstanding bass guitarist and jazz artist. He has performed in many live concerts, studio sessions, artist showcases and musical stage plays including: “Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places”, “What Every Woman Wants”, and “Just Be A Man About It." Samuel’s Movie credits include a debut in The Movie “NAILED” along with Academy Award Winners - Jessica Biel, Tracy Morgan – Martin, BET, Jake Gyllenhaal of Broke Back Mountain, James Marsden of Xmen, Malinda Williams of Soul Food and many more. "Bassman" Sam has worked with other various artists including headliners Ashford & Simpson, Jennifer Holiday, Regina Bell, Angela Winbush, Christopher Williams, Tony Terry,  The Soul Generals, Morris Day, Levert, The Temptations and Tameka Scott, formerly of the group “Escape”.  He has also performed with many jazz artists, bands and instrumentalists to include: “Straight Ahead”, Angelica Christie, Harold Rayford,  and John Valentino, formerly of The Whispers and has opened for artists such as Phil Perry, Angie Stone, Al Jarreau, Byron Cage ,and Dorothy Norwood. He has also shared the stage with artists Antone, Kosha, and Curtis Blake of Tyler Perry’s “Diary of a Mad Black Woman."