Sammy Miller and the Congregation

Mar 16, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Performances Hamilton Auditorium | Peformance Season

Sammy Miller & the Congregation are on a mission to put the generosity back into jazz and bring art back to the people.
They play joyful jazz—music that feels good. It is a style that entertains, enriches, but most of all, uplifts.


A native of Los Angeles, Grammy® nominated drummer Sammy Miller has become known for his relentless focus on making music that feels good as a drummer, singer, and bandleader. Upon completing his Master’s at The Juilliard School, Sammy formed his ensemble, The Congregation. As a band, they share the power of community through their music—joyful jazz.

Award-winning theatre incubator, Ars Nova selected The Congregation for the ‘Makers Lab’ in 2017 to develop their genre-bending show, “Great Awakening.” While independently the band members have performed and recorded with notable artists including Wynton Marsalis, Lady Gaga, and Queen Latifah at venues including the White House, Lincoln Center and the Hollywood Bowl, they have opted to stick together to spread joy throughout the world. Get onboard @smcongregation
 

SAMMY MILLER, DRUMS
SAM CRITTENDEN, TROMBONE 
BEN FLOCKS, TENOR SAX 
ALPHONSO HORNE, TRUMPET
DAVID LINARD, PIANO
JOHN SNOW, BASS

This engagement of Sammy Miller and The Congregation is made possible through the Jazz Touring Network program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.