Sam and the Stylees was formed in 2002 on the green lands of Tulsa, Oklahoma. This vibrant band has captured the hearts of the masses in the regional Music scene with the messages in their Music. In a town with a rich musical legacy, known as the "Tulsa Sound" The Stylees are proud to be a part of a scene that sprang forth J.J. Cale, Leon Russell, The Gap Band, David Teagarden Sr. , Jamey Aldecker, Rocky Frisco and the many other musicians who helped put T-town on the musical map!
Sam and the Stylees has something for all Music tastes. Reggae, Rock, Funk, & Blues are some of the many influences the band draws upon.
They've taken their spot in Spin Magazine, The Beat Mag, Urban Tulsa Weekly, Tulsa World, on T.V. & Radio stations. They've played at: Wakarusa, D-fest, Reggae Fest Tulsa, Reggae Fest OKC, Groove Fest , Mayfest, Blues fest, as well as Charity & Benefit concerts.
The Stylees have had the honor to play along side The Wailers, Steel Pulse, Matisyahu, Slightly Stoopid, Local Hero, Third world, Joseph Israel, Citizen Mundi, Jirraf, Trauma, Circa 360 and many other Blessed acts.
The Bands debut CD "Serious Ting," featuring the anthem "Sunday Morning", was released in 2003. The people demanded more, Sam and the Stylees delivered! The 2nd CD "Survival Mode", came forth in 2007 with such songs as "We Are One", " The Cops are Coming" & "Frogs". The third album in the Stylees discography is titled "Long Time To Neptune" featuring songs such as "Vibrations", "Spaceship" and "True Man Blues". Into 2009 Sam and the Stylees, when not playing shows, can be found in the Recording studio while their fans anxiously await the arrival of their 4th CD soon to be titled "On our way home" due to be released by summer 2009.
This band is well known not only for drawing large crowds, but lifting their souls with enchanting instrumental work while empowering mystical vocals of enlightenment. When going to one of their shows, expect to see a solid performance from beginning to end, while fans young & old engage in dancing, laughing, singing along & uniting in peace.