Sam’s vocal stylings and songwriting had a huge influence on the likes of Marvin Gaye , Rod Stewart ,Terence Trent D’arby ,Al Green and countless other artists in the “Soul” genre. Jamie Aditya will explore and plunder the treasure chest that is Sam Cooke’s incredible body of work. Performing material from Sam’s Gospel beginnings with the Soul Stirrers through to his chart topping “POP” hits as a genre defining solo artist , Jamie Aditya Graham will give all Sam Cooke fans and Music fans alike a musical night to relish & remember.
Australian/Indonesian singer/musician Jamie Aditya Graham, has spent the last 3 years creating quite a stir touring Indonesia, playing the Indonesian music festival circuit and getting various local jazz clubs “jumpin” to his infectious renditions of an Early 20’s-30’s Jazz/Blues/Gospel repertoire!
Upon relocating back to Australia, Jamie has wowed Byron and Melbourne audiences with sold out shows at various night clubs. Most notably, Jamie played a string of shows at the Melbourne Pariscat Jazz & Blues club. The shows sold out weeks in advance and had the captive audiences hooting and – a – hollering for more. No doubt the word is getting around that Jamie Aditya is, to quote an article in online newspaper THE AGE , “One crazy cat, high on Jazz” !!