Samm Bennett and Steve Gardner
Steve Gardner is a Tokyo-based musician of outstanding ability and genuine soul. Born and raised in Mississippi, Steve is a blues and American roots music veteran with a long and impressive history of musical friends and mentors (be sure to read his biography: the man was a friend of Sam Chatmon, among others). In recent months Samm has been working with Steve as a sometimes member of Steve's band (a rotating cast of some of Tokyo's finest American roots music players). And Steve has joined Samm for some of Samm's original material as well. The two musicians enjoy an easy-going camaraderie both on and offstage. On this page you'll find a bit of documentation of some of their work together, and the two of them look forward to much more in the same spirit.