ABOUT

Singer. Songwriter. Musician. A sincere passion to his craft, along with a diverse musical taste helps to create the unique sound that is Sammy Krimstein. At 16 years old, he loves sharing his music with live audiences, and on numerous streaming platforms.

 

Sammy's love for music began at a young age, as he would participtate in many music camps and activities, where he would sing. When he was in just third grade, he joined a band with some friends, and other young musicians, in which he served the role as the group's lead vocalist. They would play some of their favorite rock songs, including those of the Strokes, Led Zeppelin, and Cream. Soon, he would start to take guitar lessons, and eventually, play the guitar in his band. Beginning as a rhythm guitarist, Sammy further developed his skills over the years to also become a competent, and tasteful lead guitarist.

 

 

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As Sammy continued to grow as a musician, he joined a second band. This new group, Karousel (still together today), allowed Sammy to expand his horizons, as the band played a wider variety of genres. With a strong emphasis on vocal harmonies, the band took on the songs of the Beatles, Fleetwood Mac, the Black Keys, the Eagles, and more. The group has released numerous songs, including "What You Have Done", written by Sammy. Karousel also performs at many local venues, and events. 

 

In April of 2020, he released his own debut single, "Playing the Game", followed by his second release "Make the Best". He has many other great songs in the works!

Sammy's Many Musical Inspirations:

**In no particular order

  • The Beatles

  • John Mayer

  • Leon Bridges

  • The Black Keys

  • Carole King

  • Stevie Ray Vaughan

  • James Taylor

  • Otis Redding 

  • Sam Cooke

  • Steely Dan

  • Alicia Keys

  • Amy Winehouse

  • The Teskey Brothers

  • Black Pumas

  • Marvin Gaye

  • Jimi Hendrix

  • Jack Johnson

  • Pink Floyd

  • Led Zeppelin

  • Ray Charles

  • Benny Sings

  • Red Hot Chili Peppers

  • St. Paul and the Broken Bones

  • Norah Jones

  • BB King

  • The Allman Brothers Band

  • Michael Kiwanuka

  • Aretha Franklin

  • Talking Heads

  • Alabama Shakes

  • Fleetwood Mac

  • Vulfpeck

  • Stevie Wonder

  • Nile Rodgers

  • Eric Clapton

  • Ben Harper

  • Paul Simon

  • Maroon 5

  • Tame Impala

  • Bill Withers

  • Gary Clark Jr