Archive for August 30th, 2012

Sam Hankins – Nothing Between Us

Sam Hankins graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in music performance and a Bachelors Degree and a Masters Degree in music education. He performed in the Glenn Miller big band and with artists such as The O’Jays, Aretha Franklin, Kool and the Gang, The Temptations, and The Dells.

Sam has more than one iron in the fire. Dream Catcher (2011) might find your attention at CDBaby. His smooth jazz CD Nothing Between Us was released in May 2012. The latter is available via his website. Sam returned to Chicago in the fall of 2010 and was hired as Band Director at Christ Our Savior Catholic School, where he is still teaching his students.

A dose of Herb Alpert, a pinch of Rick Braun and a big extra bonus of Tom Browne, that’s Sam’s Nothing Between Us. A crystal clear trumpet leading into a captivating song.

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