Shami Beni is an upcoming saxophonist from Harrisburg, PA currently living in, Washington, DC. He studied under the tutelage of Tom Strohman and Tim Wolfe at Lebanon Valley College located in Annville, PA. He also had the opportunity to work with notable musicians like Terell Stafford, Chad Lefkowitz-Brown, Mark Ferber, Steve Rudolph, and Ronnie Walters just to name a few. Shami’s music draws influences from traditional folk music, classic R&B, and hip hop, fusing into a unique blend of jazz. Shami keeps an active schedule as a full-time public school music teacher, freelance jazz musician, and podcaster.