of Conyers, Georgia, Sam Skelton has been active on the Atlanta music
scene for well over a decade. Mr. Skelton graduated summa cum
laude from Georgia State University and the private studio of Tony
Carere with a degree in Jazz Studies. During his course of study at
GSU, Sam was a Montgomery Music Scholar and a two-time fellowship
recipient to the Aspen Music Festival. He continued
his saxophone studies with Kenneth
Radnofsky at Boston University in 1991.
a woodwind doubler, Skelton is well versed in any genre of music. His
grasp of saxophone, clarinet and flute has enabled him to remain very
busy in live performance as well as in the studio.
Sam also played the premier recording of Ora Pro Mi and
Seaside Symphony with the London Symphony Orchestra. As
a sideman on over 120 compact discs, Sam remains very active in the
studio and can be heard on recordings by such artists as: Grammy nominee
Howard Tate, Matchbox 20, The Gap Band and The Ohio Players.
Television and radio jingles include The Weather Channel, The Travel
Channel, Ford, The Cartoon Network, CNN, Nature’s Own, Popeye’s,
Papa John’s and Turner South. Television appearances include In
the Heat of the Night, Savannah and Sinbad’s Summer Jam
II on HBO.