Sam Frazier is a guitarist,pianist,bassist, singer and songwriter from Greensboro, NC. He was a member of the band Tornado, and has also performed and recorded with Martha Bassett, The Piedmont Songbag, Bruce Piephoff, The Chestnut Tree, Buddha Hat, Lisa Dames, The Numbers, The Prizzi’s House Band, The Sky Kings, Mary Lyon and The Hall Monitors. He has opened shows for Joan Armatrading, The Neville Brothers, America, The Funky Meters, The Duhks, The Del McCrory Band, The Atlanta Rhythm Section, Eric Church, Craig Morgan, Root Boy Slim and others.
Led by powerhouse red headed twin sisters Allie and Jacquie Lee, Striking Copper uses haunting vocal arrangements accompanied with full volume instruments, delivering a lasting, melodic sound. The band is rounded out with Matthew Donnelly (vocals, rhythm guitar), Daniel Bennett (lead guitar), Joseph Dail (bass guitar), and Frank Cacciutto (drums). Based in Wilmington, NC, Striking Copper's music draws from humanity, embodies strength in vulnerability, and authors homage to home.