Dr. Sam Waymon Awarding-Winning Composer and Howlin’ Wolf Records Recording Artist! THANK YOU!

"Freedom is My Name"
Dr. Sam Waymon composer/civil rights activist wrote this special
Juneteenth anthem to inspire black, beige, brown and tan people forward
defending their soul adrift.

Dr. Samuel L. Waymon, an award-winning composer, musician, singer, pianist, arranger/producer, has composed music for Broadway and off-Broadway for the late Joe Papp, for a documentary film, “Duke Ellington Boulevard” and was a lead actor in America’s first Black soap opera entitle “Personal Problems.” He has also shared the concert stage with Miles Davis, Odetta, Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela, Quincy Jones, Donny Hathaway, Phyllis Hyman, and Max Roach. He also was the manager, confidante, organist and best friend to his sister, Nina Simone.

They played for the King of Morocco and the President of France, Francois Mitterrand. Sam also composed a song for the Academy Award winning film “Philadelphia” directed by Jonathan Demme that stared Denzel Washington and Tom Hanks. His talents also include the music to the movie “Ganja and Hess” directed and written by Bill Gunn of which Sam also had a starring role. This film won the Cannes Film Festival Award as one of the Ten Best Films of the Decade in 1973 and is now in the Museum of Modern Art’s Library Archives. Look for his latest composition entitled “You Got to Learn” that can be heard in Spike Lee’s new film “Da Sweet Blood of Jesus” (a remake of Ganja and Hess).

He worked on the documentary film, “The Amazing Nina Simone” directed by Jeff Lieberman. Sam has written the score to the silent film HELL BOUND TRAIN (Library of Congress) written in 1932 currently out on DVD and various media outlets. He is currently writing the score to a new feature documentary film, “Secrets of the Hollow” (an original film by Alice T. Crowe and Alicia Crowe scheduled for national release in 2018.

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