Hometown: Los Angeles
Web site: http://samglaser.com
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"Some consider Sam Glaser to be the hardest working man in Jewish music today. With over 20 albums under his belt and his annual fifty city concert tour which plays for over 100,000 fans, we think that Sam has earned the title." –Jewish Music Group Online.
Sam Glaser tours internationally as a performer, composer, educator and cantorial soloist. Considered one of the top ten Jewish artists in the U.S. by Moment Magazine and an ASCAP Award winner, Sam’s music has become part of the fabric of Jewish life in communities nationwide. Among the many recordings of his compositions are the best-selling contemporary Jewish CDs Nigun, Presence, The Bridge, Kol Bamidbar, Across the River, A Day in the Life and Hineni. He recently joined the artist roster of Sony/JMG Records and the Best Of Sam Glaser is their first collaborative release.
Sam received a BS in Business and Music from the University of Colorado, as well as having attended Berkelee College of Music and the UCLA Film Scoring Program. He has served as Executive Director of the Jewish Music Commission, Music Coordinator for the University of Judaism, Producer of the American Jewish Song Festival and Musical Director of the Brandeis-Bardin Institute. In his cutting-edge recording studio, Glaser Musicworks, Sam scores for film, television and radio and produces albums for a wide variety of recording artists. He is active in the Coalition for Advancement of Jewish Education, is a fellow of the Center for Jewish Culture and Creativity and was a Jewish Big Brother for seven years. Sam lives in the Pico-Robertson neighborhood of Los Angeles with his wife Shira and children Max, Jesse and Sarah.
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