2024

Samson brings the house down! | Cedric Samson

From the Hip with Benjy Mudie

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2024 Fokus nuus (news) TV, chatting about Epilesy.
Being Epileptic, Fokus featured me on their show regarding my struggle with Epilepsy, plus highlighting some of my successes throughout 60 years in music.
Produced by Hazel Friedman.

 

22nd August 2023

Cedric celebrates his 70th Bday, 60 years in music with family friends, and guest artists.
A very big thank you to Hazel Friedman and Rob Piper for your heart felt filming and capturing some wonderful moments on my Bday..
And a big big thank you to Wendy Oldfield, Robin Auld, Tim Hoare, Samson Brothers, Tim Parr, and last but not least, Dali Tambo..
Big Love,Ced

…….….”Love being 70”……….

Verse 1

I i keep in shape and blaze
A thing i love
And swim the sea
Meet a bud or two
Have a cup or three
A morning high my sanctuary
And i love…
i love being 70

Chorus 1
( yes he loves)………..x 2 part harms……..
Oh i love being 70
(yes he loves)…………x 2 part harms…….

Verse 2

I”m a passionate man…..x 2 part harms……passionate man
Lived a full life
Been down that road
Many a time
Have amazing kids……..x 2 part harms……..amazing kids
All adults now
Who do pops proud
And i can take a bow, you see
Thats why i love being 70

Chorus 2
( yes he loves)………x 2 part harms…..******
I love being 70
(yes he loves)………x 2 part harms……******
Timmy kick it…

Solo hammond…etc….phrase ….on forth bar…

Verse 3

I love to play my kit, it feels so good……..x 2 part harms……play my kit
And entertain our neighbour hood
Living life with my wife………………………………x 2 part harms…….life with my wife
A gift to share
And my buds always there for me
Thats why i love being on 70

Chorus 3
(yes he loves)……….x 2 part harms………
I love being 70
(yes he loves)……….x 2 part harms……..
Matty rip it…

Solo guit……phrase…on forth bar…into full band riff…”twice”…..

Into last chorus…….

Chorus 4
(yes he loves)……..x 2 part harms…..
I love being 70
(yes he loves)………x 2 part harms……
Like i said, love being 70
(yes he loves)……..x 2 part harms……
Mm, love being 70
(yes he loves)……vocal raves to big jam chord and drum fill …..

Tacit……

Spoken ……..phewww!!. !! “i can’t believe i’m 70”………

Big chord etc ……..

 

2022/3

LOVE PROJECT… LIFE  OPPORTUNITY  VISION  ENHANCEMENT
An Artist  Development  Program  for  Singers, Song writers, Musicians and  performing  Bands..
MAJOR WORK IN PROGRESS…

LOVEProject

 

The Hilton College boys choir
Arranged, produced, and recorded The Hilton College boys choir for Nipho Mkhize, a cool young singer-songwriter…

2022 / 2023

The art of making Tin MoHappy Drums and the art of making Deltone and Bamboo sticks…

Mitchell Stuart and Onree Gill

HQ Creative & Looking4Larry Marketing Company NYC

World Funk Orchestra

Ceddie
I got a call from my dearest friend Onree Gill, musician, song writer, producer and keyboard player of note, from Las Vegas who Introduced me to Mitchell Stuart composer, singer Co founder of HQ Creative in NYC to help them find singers for the recordings for what Stuart imagined as the World Funk orchestra.

Somali is about the turmoil in Somalia that destroyed the people, hope, love, and peace.

The song was recorded and mixed at Digital Forest in Constantia Cape Town by Andrew Rawbone Viljoen with Mitch and his team from NYC, who met and worked with the Samson family.

I arranged, conducted, and produced the vocals in the song.

Somali.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2020/2021

Wendy Oldfield
Played drums and percussion on Wendy Oldfield’s new album “Salt”
Produced by Matthew Fink.

ShenFM
Played percussion, co arranged and produced all vocals for the amazing DJ, guitarist and singer ShenFM on his new album soon to be released.

2017 /2018 / 2019 /2020

The Cedric Samson school of drumming:

The art of playing a drum kit,
African drums, conga’s, bongo’s, cajon and percussion.

The Mo Happy school of drumming for children,
Teaching them the art of rudiments and rhythm.

The art of composing, singing, arranging and producing.

2016

Red Tape Riot:

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Just be sure

 

2014

Breast Cancer Campaign song for South Africa
“Women take care”

Composed, arranged and produced.

2013

The Love Project
Life. Opportunity. Vision. Enhancement

For Singers, songwriters, musicians.
An Artist development, mentorship and recording project.

2012

Dali Tambo is back with his hit show People of the South. He knew exactly where to go when he needed a brand new theme song. Cedric produced a range of jingles including a full 3 minute version for the new show.

2011

Nelson Mandela 93rd Birthday and Mayors Gala Concert:
Band Leader and Musical Director for the gala performance of his Grammy nominated song Father of our Nation with the CT Philharmonic Orchestra plus a host of SA Diva’s. Orchestra arranged and conducted by world renowned conductor Jeremy Lubbock.

2010

FIFA World Cup: Wrote the title track for the Long street, Cape Town FIFA draw.