Sam Hooper is a captivating guitarist, vocalist and songwriter from Cleveland, Ohio. His alluring blend of blues, rock, jazz and funk has thrilled audiences in China, Switzerland, Finland, Japan and the USA.

With five CDs released on the FBJoy Records label, Hooper's songs have been heard by millions on the hot daytime TV Dramas "All My Children" and "The Young and the Restless."

WINNER of the 2018 Northeast Ohio Blues Association, (NEOBA) BLUES CHALLENGE, Sam Hooper Group is proud to represent NEOBA in Memphis, TN at the 2019 International Blues Challenge.

Hooper's newest CD, "Sam Hooper and Mike Null - HOODOO BLUES," was the WINNER for 2015 BEST SELF-PRODUCED CD in the Cleveland Blues Society's annual International Blues Challenge competition.

A graduate of Florida's University of Miami School of Music and an alumni of Berklee College of Music's Songwriting Program in Boston, Hooper is also an experienced educator. Most recently, he joined Roots of American Music (ROAM) in Cleveland as a Teaching Artist for its “Stop the Hate” program. In this position, he leads classes of high school students in writing and performing songs together about diversity and fighting intolerance.

A documentary of Hooper's musical journey was produced by a Boston area Cable TV provider and can now be enjoyed on

For more information about Sam Hooper visit his website here


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