Sam Boon is an Australian saxophonist, pianist, arranger and composer currently based in Melbourne.
Having graced the stages of some of the world's finest venues and festivals, Sam Boon currently enjoys balancing a rigorous live performance schedule with exciting musical collaborations.
Recognised for his intense passion, Sam's experience as a live performer enables him to find resonance with a variety of artists as an arranger / composer and musical director both in the studio and live.
Sam has also more recently worked on a number of short films and TV as both a composer and musical supervisor. (Show reel to come!)
Notable performances include
THE RUBENS ( HORN SECTION ) - "HOLD ME BACK TOUR 2016"
VANCE JOY ( HORN SECTION ) - ARIAS 2015
GUY SEBASTIAN (horn section leader and arranger) "Madness Album Launch Arena Tour" 2015
SASKWATCH (horn section and band member) 2008-2015
Glastonbury Festival” (UK) “Ediburgh Fringe Festival (UK) “Black is back “ (Spain) "CMJ" (USA) “Byron Bay Blues & Roots Festival” (AUS) “Splendour in the grass” (AUS) “Falls music and arts festival’ (AUS) “Meredith Music Festival” (AUS) “Golden Plains” (AUS) “Wave Rock festival WA” (AUS) “Pyramid Rock Festival” (AUS) “Big sound” (AUS) “Sydney Festival” (AUS) “Brisbane Festival” (AUS) "WOMAD" (AUS) "Adelaide Fringe Festival" (AUS) “Melbourne International Jazz Festival (AUS) and “The Australian World Music EXPO” (AUS)
THE WOOHOO REVUE ( co-composer / arranger and band member ) 2012 - 2013 & 2015-2016
Notable collaborations & album credits
LITTLE MAY ( Arranger / ORchestrator & Conductor ) 2017 session
SASKWATCH ( Arranger / Orchestrator & Conductor ) UPCOMING 2017 ALBUM
CODA CHROMA ( arranger / orchestrator & session player ) "Car Tapes" 2015
MIETTA ( arranger / orchestrator & conductor) "A Mad Distance" 2014
Lauren Elizabeth (string arrangement) "Into the stillness" 2014 & 2017 EP
Justin Bernasconi & Jeff Lang (string arrangement & conductor) 2012
(2012) “Earth Wind and Fire Australian Tour”
(2013) “The Cat Empire Australian tour”
(2013) “Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings”
(2013) “Hypnotic Brass Ensemble Australian Tour” (2013) “Maceo Parker” Melbourne