Come on out and check out my performance at the 51st Street Jazz Festival from 5:00pm-5:45pm on Saturday, August 20th, 2016. 51st Street & MLK Drive, Chicago, IL. Hope to see you all out there.



Sam Hankins CD Release Party

May 28th, 2016

Doors Open at 6pm CST 1st set at 7pm CST.

T&JJ’S Banquet Hall

718 S. 5th Ave. Maywood, IL 60153


Donation $10.00 

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Hankins has enjoyed a long history of doing gigs with many legendary jazz and R&B artists—from Al Jarreau to Aretha Franklin and Clark Terry. Over the years, while maintaining an active educational career, he has played with funk bands, circus bands, cruise ship ensembles and different “combos”. He is currently putting things together for more solo live performances and has numerous skillful musicians that he has previously worked with on eager standby.

Sam Hankins Tour Dates NOTABLE LIVE PERFORMANCES Whisky Go Go Club- Hollywood, CA West End Jazz Club- Cape Town, South Africa Swingers 02 Jazz Club- Cape Town, South Africa UIC Auditorium- Chicago, IL (w/Al Jarreau & Michael Manson Group) Indie Artist Festival at The UCO Jazz Lab Edmond Oklahoma, OK Fine Arts Building Piano Forte Hall- Chicago, IL (w/Rob Ryndak Group) Hyde Park- Chicago, IL (w/Audley Reid Band) The High Dive Club- Champaign, IL (w/My Brother’s Keeper Band)