Sam Amidon is a multi-instrumentalist and singer hailing from Vermont, USA. He has released six solo records with Nonesuch and Bedroom Community labels, working in a deeply collaborative fashion with composer Nico Muhly and contributors Bill Frisell and trumpeter Kenny Wheeler.
Amidon reworks American ballads, hymns and work songs in surprising and sensitive ways.
He has also worked on projects with Merrill Garbus of Tune-Yards, Bon Iver and Kronos Quartet to name a few.
His most recent album The Following Mountain is a brilliant example of his innovative reworkings.