Sam is an accomplished finger-style guitarist and composer.  His guitar playing may distantly echo the likes of John Fahey and Leo Kotke, but in fact he has his own unique style of music. 


A virtual tour of Windows and Doors Art Exhibition in the Main Gallery at Sebastopol Center for The Arts, Sebastopol, California. Feb-March 2020.  Sam's art, Kosher Schwein, is at location 1 min 25 seconds 

Sam Guttman's many accomplishments include national comedy veteran, actor, guitarist/composer, and clay artist, not to mention building his own homes and furniture. 

Born in Paris, France, and raised in Los Angeles, Sam has chosen Sonoma County, California, as the sweet spot in which to live and raise his family. Over the years, he has also lived and worked in Berlin, Paris and the Middle East. Sam exudes a natural sense of comedy and talent whether on-stage or off. Sam donates his time to the Sonoma County Air Museum and teaches anyone to swim free of charge at his health club.

Sam Guttman

Sam worked as a stand-up comedian/musician/actor throughout the United States for over 20 years, headlining at such prestigious clubs as Bally’s and the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. 
Sam's mixed media work which may incorporate clay, bones, and steel reflects his never ending sense of humor as well as his darker, quirky side. 

  • War Party0:30
  • Waitin on David0:35
  • Tunisian Slippers0:33
  • Gulag0:30
  • Flight of the Anchovies0:37
  • DADGAD0:37
  • California Boy0:36
  • Autumn0:35
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