Lead by the soulfully fluid vocals of Sam Trump, the Acoustic Audile exists to bring a smooth and relaxing, yet captivating sound in an unprecedented fashion. Its instrumentation consist of ukulele, acoustic guitar, flute, bass clarinet, upright bass, and percussion. Audience members should expect to be transformed musically through the sounds of Soul/Jazz/Folk. All musicians are musically trained, and have experience playing in many genres.
The Acoustic Audile was formed to premier the EP, "Sam Trump Plays the Uke", which highlights Sam Trump as a vocalist, and composer on his new found instrument, the ukulele! Many people who have witnessed this ensemble have reveled in its originality.
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Sam "Trump" Harris is a trumpeter and a singer/songwriter from Houston, TX, and has been a student of music for over 18 years. Now residing in Chicago, Trump is a recent Jazz Studies graduate from Columbia College. Currently he is a member of local Chicago band, Sidewalk Chalk, the infamous horn duo, HornBreaD, as well as the Chicago/Portland hip-hop collective, Fang Tshida. Trump has been exposed to lots of collaborative recording opportunities, and has performed in many different genres of music. He has also been featured as a singer/songwriter for several open mics and artist features throughout Chicago, and is currently performing on ukelele to promote his upcoming EP, Sam Trump Plays The Uke!
Through his original music, Trump wants to remain innovative, but also convey a sense of musical preservation of down-home soul, juxtaposed to mainstream music of his generation. Trump plans to remain a professional educator and continue to write, perform, and expand as a musical creator.
"My aim is to establish myself as a pioneer of new direction within the music scene. Through my writing, consulting, and performing, my ultimate goal is to inspire others to do whatever it is they love most, with the ambition of positively effecting our society. I hope that with every path crossed, inspiration is transpired." -Sam Trump
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