Sam Hill


  • From Portland, Oregon.
  • Formed in 1993 by mandolinist Jeff Smith (originally from California) who wrote much of the band’s original material.
  • 1995, released “Bring on the Blues” album (New Timey).
  • 1998, released “Hard Luck and Trouble” album (New Timey).
  • 2001, released “Haunted by a Memory” album (no label).
  • 2002 lineup: Smith, Doug Sammons (guitar), Peter Schwimmer (banjo), Pat Kramer (fiddle), Dee Ann Davidshofer (bass).
  • 2021 lineup: Smith (mandolin), Sammons (guitar), Schwimmer (banjo), Amy Hakanson (fiddle), Chuck Davidshofer (bass).