The Orion

Big Sam’s Funky Nation brings Noladelic Funk to national relevance

Sam “Big Sam” Williams courtesy of Matt Kelly and Michael J. Media.

Rylee Pedotti

October 17, 2016

New Orleans boasts an impressive roster of homegrown talent, including Jazz legends like Louis Armstrong, the Marsalis Brothers as well as current mainstream acts like Harry Connick Jr. and Frank Ocean. Adding to the list, Sam "Big Sam" Williams, founder and band leader of Big Sam's Funky Nation,...

Chico State's independent student newspaper
Dirty Dozen Brass Band