Genres are mere borders, Sam Louis’ music crosses the line, infusing styles to create a familiar yet exciting new kind of union. Sam Louis has worked and written with London based producer James Sanger (Madonna, U2, Phil Collins) and Toronto writer Alan Shiner (Mariah Carey and Drake). Sam's original song also featured in international movie WHLN.
Sam is a vocal graduate of the Humber College Contemporary Music degree program, and has been training in the music fields of jazz, classical, and contemporary for over 8 years. Through his time at Humber, Sam has studied with various musicians, such as Rik Emmett (Triumph), Ian Terry and Denzel Sinclaire, learning the ways of songwriting, performance, production, music marketing, and music business. Sam was born and raised in Thunder Bay, Ontario, there, he started a band with a couple of friends. Singing lead vocals, Maraday Park started to dominate the Thunder Bay music scene. They went on to win The City- Wide Battle of the Bands and open for many numerous touring artists: April Wine, Trooper, Marianas Trench, The Arkells, The Sheepdogs & Said the Wale. Through his time at Humber in Toronto, Sam wrote his first original solo ep, The Gemini Series. Quickly following the release, he started work on his first full-length album, Daydream, which was released on April 2nd, 2016. Daydream features 10 unique and organic songs with an electronic foundation, and currently has about 5000 streams throughout Spotify, Apple Music and Soundcloud. Sam also co-wrote 3 original tracks on Indigenous DJ/producer Classic Roots’ nominated album, Hack The Planet. These three tracks went on to win a 2015 Indigenous Music Award for Pop album of the year.
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