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My Name is Sam G 

and I Compose…

Take a Listen…

Composer, Producer, Multi-Instrumentalist 

With a first class honours degree in Jazz from Leeds College of Music (specializing in drum kit) and years of experience writing, recording and touring original projects, Sam Gardner’s musical expertise is broad.

Well versed in composition, harmony, and music production, Sam composes in a wide range of genres and plays piano, guitar, bass guitar, double bass, drum kit and myriad percussion (tabla, congas, timbale etc).  

This colourful journey has led him to his current passion, composing and producing music for screens.




Original Music For Screens

Performance & Releases

Sam Gardner performs internationally in a variety of musical collaborations. He performs Drum & Bass live as Septabeat, and has performed at concert halls and festivals internationally with some of the biggest names in the UK’s live electronic music scene, including Submotion Orchestra, Outlook Orchestra, Gentleman’s Dub Club  

He  has released EP’s and albums – solo as Septabeat, and in collaborations such as Devils of Moko, and as composer and band leader of the Samahdi Quintet.

Original Releases Include:


Live Drum & Bass

Flight Pattern Records

Devils of Moko

UK Jazz Trio

Pussyfoot Records

Samadhi Quintet

Indian Rhythm in Jazz 

 Jazz Re:Freshed