“Brilliant in his storytelling, with passionate choruses that would make Conor Oberst weak at the knees.” – Aaron Curnow (Spunk! Records)
Sam Shinazzi is a singer/songwriter from Sydney. His sixth album will be released in 2021.
Sam not only has a strong emotional bond with his listeners, but also has the respect of his peers.
A versatile live performer, Sam is at ease playing with his full band, as a duo or solo act. Highlights of his live career include opening for Bonnie Prince Billy, Lou Barlow, Buffalo Tom, Mountain Goats, Evan Dando, Jose Gonzalez, Josh Rouse, Richmond Fontaine, Crooked Fingers, Darren Hanlon, Holly Throsby, Josh Pyke, Augie March and at festivals such as Peats Ridge, the Great Escape and Sydney Blues and Roots.
He has also had success co-writing, including working with Jenny Queen on her first three albums.
Sam has toured the USA on four occasions, while the CBS television show ’The Unit’ featured his song ’Until Sunrise’ in its entirety with a worldwide audience and subsequent DVD release. Sam has also had songs feature in recent Australia films ‘Broke’ and ‘Book Week’.