Sam Garner is a professional Composer/Performer residing in Dallas, TX. At 21 years old and a Jazz Studies Senior at University of Texas at Arlington, Sam actively gigs and composes music for clients and other musicians in the area. Sam recently placed 3rd in the nation at the Philips Jazz Piano Competition in Florida, competing against some of the best young jazz pianist in the country. He has also been featured in the DFW “Rising Star” 2 years in a row, a concert put on by World Class pianist Dan Haerle. Sam recently composed music for a short film that took 1st place in a TXU competition. He also composed music for a short film that was featured on CBS News for a director that was labeled as the future Steven Spielberg. In his career Sam has played for several Congressman and Congresswoman, including U.S House Representative Ralph Hall and U.S Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson.