Engineer & Producer
Sam Beaubien is a composer, musician, producer, audio engineer, and music educator. He attended Wayne State University where he received his bachelor’s Degree in Music Education and Master of Music Degree in Jazz Studies. Sam is the founder and leader of the acclaimed ensemble, Will Sessions, a premier Detroit ensemble.
He has recorded and collaborated with many artists including Eminem, Mayer Hawthorne, Mary J Blige, Wendell Harrison, Amp Fiddler, Dennis Coffey, Slum Village, Elzhi, and many others. He has shared the stage with George Clinton, and jazz greats Esperanza Spalding, Joe Lovano, Danilo Perez, Diane Schuur, and has shared concert billing with Black Keys, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Rhianna, and Wiz Khalifa.
Sam produces music in his own studio where he intertwines genres of funk, soul, hip-hop and jazz. His compositions have been used on television commercials by Chrysler, Ford, Gillette, and Cadillac, and he composed the theme song and music beds for WDET’s The Craig Fahle Show from 2011 through 2014.
Aug. 21, 2018 on CultureShift
One of the last remaining Funk Brothers Dennis Coffey remembers Willis’ legacy on the Motown label.
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July 30, 2018 on CultureShift
Detroit psych-rock band 3FT perform live in WDET’s Studio A
May 22, 2018 on CultureShift
Duality Detroit is a weekly event at Motor City Wine in Detroit
May 16, 2018 on CultureShift
The band came to the wdet studios to perform live and discuss their very popular recurring event at El Club called Cable Night with wdet’s Sam Beaubien.