Sam Westhoff mashes together the sounds of folk, soul and blues into one very original sound. His influences are Ray Charles, Ray LaMontagne, Amos Lee, Sam Cooke, Bill Withers and Gary Clark Jr.
Sam started playing piano when he was 8 years old. Eventually he branched off into other instruments such as guitar, drums, bass and vocals. The band that usually plays with him is a bassist (Hugh Westhoff), an electric guitarist (Jake Eby) and a drummer (Erik Kalsted). Sam recorded his first EP in Oxford, UK over the summer of 2014 and he is currently in the studio recording his first full album.