Samuel J is an innovative singer songwriter, producer, and conservationist from Cornwall, UK. His unique soul touching voice, gracious melodies, and deeply moving lyrics are captivating hearts around the world.
There is an old wisdom that runs through this music that speaks to people on a core level, reminding of us of who we truly are beyond our constricting beliefs and stories. Many people identify with Samuel’s incredible love and respect of all people and the importance of nature, a thread which shines through in his music. Samuel’s empowering songs are part of a beautiful movement happening around the world that is guiding us back to our true home…back into the light.
Samuel’s hard work with his unique music and soulful performances have led him to opportunities in Asia, Brazil, Australia, Canada, USA, Europe, and beyond, and sharing the stage with artists including Ben Harper, Michael Franti, Jack Johnson, Donovan Frankenreiter, Zero 7, Alice Russell, Jurassic 5, and an array of the leading musicians in Brazil.
He has performed main stage at many world renowned festival Lightning in a Bottle, Shambhala, Lollapalooza, World Surf Tour (Brazil/California), Arise, One Love, Glastonbury, Secret Garden, Big Chill, Wanderlust, Bali Spirit Festival and many more.
Some of Samuel’s career highlights include being selected to perform for his holiness the Dalai Lama (as part of the Dalai Lamas 70th birthday celebration) and performing at the Olympic and Paralympic games in London.
See other sections in the About tab for Samuel’s work as a youth empowerment coach and Internationally recognized Ambassador of Ocean Conservation.
“Join the journey of this rising star, making global impact through music” – BBC
”Pure goose bumps when you hear him live.” – Scratch Radio
Press Quotes from Samuel’s latest album Into the Light:
“This album is a slice of heaven. Some of the most captivating soul nourishing music I’ve heard in my life time. It has literally taken my breath away”…
”Some of the most heart warming beautiful compositions I have heard from this era, and with it the birth of a much needed bright star.” – Limiha
More than just a musician…
Samuel works tirelessly to support underprivileged youth where he tours. Where he often invites local children to perform and be Young Elders.
He admirably built a school from the proceeds of one of his albums he self-organized, recorded, and produced in Brazil.
His award winning Brasil Live Project album features recordings with some of Brazil’s greatest talents, with funds going toward underprivileged children across Brazil. He plans to take this creative project to Africa and India in the future.
Samuel has also been raising funds and awareness for Sea Shepherd and Ocean Care for a number of years, and works continuously at schools and through his music to amplify the positive impact of their work. Samuel has taken part in expeditions with both organizations, visiting remote regions of the world and reporting from areas most effected by exploitation.