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Photo of Sam Putman
Instruments: Percussion, vocals
Jams Attended: 10
First jam: 11/01/2003
Last jam: 04/10/2005
Jam Statistics - Missed : 1997
01/17 - Skokie Public Library
Location: Skokie Public Library, Skokie, IL
Info: A musical performance of James Gautier's poetry at the Skokie Public Library. Mark Cohen translated a number of James' poems into sign language. This show was filmed for public-access television broadcast. Noam Paco Gaster and Mark Cohen also read poetry as a part of this performance.
Musicians: Brian Cameron, Mark Cohen, James Gautier, David Ladd
01/19 - New Years Jam 1997
Info: Happy New Year!
Musicians: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Paul Fehribach, James Gautier, David Hurst, Scott Johnson, David Ladd, Phyll Smith
Songs:
Title Size Album Rating
Psych-a-de-lick 12.00 MB Electronic, Kitchen Sink 5
Psych-a-de-lick (Long) 15.99 MB Bring It On 5
Sirens Kitchen Sink  
01/26 - Experiment Session #1
Info: The first "Experiment Session". The group gets together on perhaps the coldest and snowiest day of the winter to review material for rehearsal.
Musicians: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Kim Cox, Paul Fehribach, David Ladd, Phyll Smith
Songs:
Title Size Album Rating
Weather Condition 7.17 MB Pop, Kitchen Sink 5
Lucid Dreamstate 6.57 MB Rock, Kitchen Sink 4
SpaceRave 4.01 MB Join In Now 4
You Ain't So Great 9.71 MB Join In Now, Kitchen Sink 3
02/02 - Experiment Session #2
Musicians: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Kim Cox, Paul Fehribach, David Hurst, David Ladd
02/09 - Experiment Session #3
Info: Kim's friend Steve came to this jam to play percussion.
Musicians: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Kim Cox, David Hurst, David Ladd
02/15 - February Open Jam
Info: This jam became the first monthly "Open Jam". This became a tradition which is followed still. The monthly open jam is a forum for playing completely free-form and improvisational music. Musicians come and go as they feel inspired and able to attend.
Musicians: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Noam Paco Gaster, James Gautier, Iva Itchevska, David Ladd, Cyndi Rhoads, Syen U
Songs:
Title Size Album Rating
Eternity (The Rabbit Song) 1.32 MB Pop, 02-15-1997, 1997 5
Kitchen Sink 5.96 MB Rock, 1997 5
Anyway 5.10 MB Join In Now, 02-15-1997, 1997 5
Bad 9.93 MB Recover, 02-15-1997 5
Kitchen Sink (Long) 11.77 MB 02-15-1997 5
Present 6.21 MB 02-15-1997, 1997 5
Technolove 10.07 MB 02-15-1997, 1997 5
For Your Love 4.68 MB 02-15-1997, 1997 3
Feel The Pulse 8.79 MB 02-15-1997, 1997 4
Circle Sky 3.05 MB 02-15-1997 3
Don't Let It Slide No More 16.77 MB 02-15-1997 5
New Toy 15.23 MB 02-15-1997 3
02/19 - Experiment Session #4
Info: A "night of the loggerhead" jam.
Musicians: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Kim Cox, David Hurst, David Ladd
Songs:
Title Size Album Rating
How Tired I Am 11.20 MB Look To The Trees 3
Let It Flow 16.28 MB Look To The Trees 4
Chocoholic 11.62 MB Look To The Trees, 1997 3
Same Road Too Long 6.77 MB 02-15-1997 4
02/26 - Experiment Session #5
Info: This was not recorded due to technical difficulties.
Musicians: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Kim Cox, David Hurst, David Ladd
03/05 - Experiment Session #6
Musicians: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Kim Cox, David Hurst, David Ladd
Songs:
Title Size Album Rating
Jam-a-mo 14.80 MB Join In Now, 1997 4
Waiting For You 8.55 MB Join In Now 5
Never Go Back 7.87 MB 1997 5
03/12 - Experiment Session #7
Musicians: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Kim Cox, Paul Fehribach, David Hurst, David Ladd
03/15 - March Open Jam
Musicians: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, James Gautier, David Hurst, Iva Itchevska, David Ladd, Russell Mast
Songs:
Title Size Album Rating
Destination Zero 9.06 MB Pop, 1997 5
03/18 - Experiment Session #8
Musicians: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Kim Cox, David Hurst, David Ladd
03/26 - Experiment Session #9
Musicians: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Kim Cox, David Hurst, David Ladd
Songs:
Title Size Album Rating
Shivering In Russia 7.07 MB Pop, 1997 5
04/05 - Chicago Public Library Studios
Location: Chicago Public Library, Chicago
Info: One improvisational piece was dedicated to Allen Ginsberg, who passed on just the day before. Recording music at the library is a free public service. Call (312) 747-4896 to schedule time. Afterwords, this trio rehearsed for the next P.O.E.T.S. performance.
Musicians: Brian Cameron, James Gautier, David Ladd
04/06 - Experiment Session #10
Musicians: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Kim Cox, David Ladd
04/16 - Experiment Session #11
Musicians: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Kim Cox, David Ladd
Songs:
Title Size Album Rating
Kittie Kat 1.39 MB Pop, 1997 5
Sojuorner 24.27 MB Leftovers Vol. 5, 1997 4
04/19 - April Open Jam
Musicians: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Sid Prise, Syen U, Jeremy Young
Songs:
Title Size Album Rating
You Have To Be Joking (Autopsy Of The Devil's Brain) 8.24 MB Covers, 1997 5
04/23 - Experiment Session #12
Info: The next "Experiment Session" is not until 07/12/1997.
Musicians: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, David Hurst, David Ladd
Songs:
Title Size Album Rating
Willie The Pimp 16.27 MB Covers, 1997 5
05/10 - Living Room Open Jam
Info: A get together for backyard bluegrass music and moved indoors for electric excursions.
Musicians: Eve Alexander, DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Jennifer Curry, David Ladd, David White
05/31 - May Open Jam
Musicians: Brian Cameron, Jesse Cramer, Matthew Cramer, David Ladd, Syen U
Songs:
Title Size Album Rating
Kwesey Luv 11.40 MB Leftovers Vol. 5, 1997 3
06/14 - Rocking Chair
Musicians: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Brian McNally
Songs:
Title Size Album Rating
Indiana Steel Mill 10.65 MB Join In Now, Sometime Today Tape 5
06/21 - June Open Jam
Musicians: Brian Cameron, Paul Fehribach, David Ladd, Syen U
07/04 - Forth of July
Location: Jesse & Matthew Cramer's moms house
Info: The Sheep Fiends and some of Jessi Cramer's friends celebrate the 4th of July with outdoor music making.
Musicians: Brian Cameron, Jesse Cramer, Matthew Cramer, David Ladd, Tamara Lopez, Brian McNally
07/12 - Six of One - Experiment Session #13
Info: The last "Experiment Session" was on 04/23/1997 and the next not until 10/05/1997.
Musicians: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Paul Fehribach, David Ladd, Russell Mast
07/25 - Camping Experience - Day 1
Flier
Location: Walcamp, Kingston, IL
Info: A celebration of the summer with a two-day camping trip. An electrical performance was held Friday evening from 9-11pm and on Saturday afternoon from noon until 3pm. Water games to help cool off in the heat.
Musicians: Brian Cameron, Tamara Lopez, Matthew Cramer, Dori Burg, Curt Halsted, Jenni Halsted, David Hurst, David Ladd
Songs:
Title Size Album Rating
Cowboy Coffee 15.72 MB Sometime Today, Sometime Today Tape 5
Mark My Word 7.87 MB Sometime Today, Sometime Today Tape 4
SpriteCan 17.16 MB Sometime Today 3
Late Friday Night 25.14 MB Sometime Today, 1998 3
Forever And A Little While 6.93 MB Sometime Today 5
Sucker Man 6.35 MB Sometime Today 4
Sometime Today 11.17 MB Sometime Today Tape 5
07/26 - Camping Experience - Day 2
Flier
Location: Walcamp, Kingston, IL
Musicians: Brian Cameron, Tamara Lopez, Matthew Cramer, Dori Burg, Curt Halsted, Jenni Halsted, David Hurst, David Ladd
Songs:
Title Size Album Rating
Sometime Today 11.17 MB Sometime Today, Sometime Today Tape 5
Rock On Walcamp 8.17 MB Sometime Today 5
Wadepool 22.97 MB Sometime Today, Sometime Today Tape 5
Midnight Rice 5.31 MB Sometime Today, Sometime Today Tape 5
Smokey Oak 14.20 MB Sometime Today 5
A.D.H. 21.61 MB Sometime Today, Sometime Today Tape 5
Finale Sometime Today Tape  
08/05 - T.V. Rehearsal
Musicians: Brian Cameron, James Gautier, David Ladd, David Hurst, Russell Mast
08/10 - Songsation Performance
Location: Channel 19 Public Access Studios, Chicago
Info: Two 10-minute segments of live Sheep Fiends performance recorded. The first segment was shown on Sunday, September 21st at 9pm and on Monday, September 22nd at 4pm. The second segment was shown on Sunday, September 28th at 9pm and on Monday, September 29th at 4pm. The television program Songsation appears on Cable Access Network (CAN), cable channel 19 in Chicago only. Two ten-minute segments also recorded by Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Productions featuring Brian Cameron, Mark Cohen, James Gautier, David Ladd, Jules Owsinek and Zoe. Additional sements were recorded by poet Mark Cohen and songs performed by Jules Owsinek and friends.
Musicians: Brian Cameron, James Gautier, David Ladd, David Hurst, Russell Mast, Cyndi Rhoads
08/23 - August Open Jam
Musicians: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Tamara Lopez, James Gautier, Russell Mast
09/20 - September Open Jam
Musicians: Brian Cameron, Tamara Lopez, David Hurst, Jeremiah Klinger, David Ladd, Russell Mast, Syen U
09/24 - Urbus Orbis Rehearsal #1
Musicians: Brian Cameron, Paul Fehribach, David Hurst, David Ladd, Julie Slatterly
10/05 - Avatar Festival - Experiment Session #14
Info: A celebration of the Avatar Festival. The last "Experiment Session" was on 07/12/1997 and the next is not until 04/29/1998.
Musicians: Brian Cameron, David Hurst, Jeremiah Klinger, David Ladd, Russell Mast, Brian McNally
10/08 - Urbus Orbis Rehearsal #2
Musicians: Brian Cameron, David Hurst, David Ladd, Russell Mast, Cyndi Rhoads
10/19 - October Open Jam
Musicians: Brian Cameron, David Hurst, David Ladd, Tamara Lopez, Jeremy Young
10/22 - Urbus Orbis Rehearsal #3
Musicians: Brian Cameron, Noam Paco Gaster, David Hurst, David Ladd, Noam Paco Gaster, Russell Mast, Cyndi Rhoads
Songs:
Title Size Album Rating
The Shrouded Stranger 9.17 MB Covers, Sometime Today Tape 4
In My Room Sometime Today Tape  
11/01 - Section X Halloween Party
Location: Section X
Info: The Sheep Fiends performed at the Section X Halloween Party! From 9pm to 3am. IsYouIs and Muzloh also performed.
Musicians: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Noam Paco Gaster, David Hurst, Scott Johnson, David Ladd, Russell Mast, Greg Winston
Songs:
Title Size Album Rating
Just Want To Make Love To You 12.94 MB Join In Now, Section X Halloween Party, 1998 5
Rockin' Down Here 22.33 MB Section X Halloween Party, 1998 4
Open Up The Sky (Instrumental) 23.37 MB Section X Halloween Party 4
Good Value 7.07 MB Section X Halloween Party 3
Magic Sound 11.43 MB Section X Halloween Party, 1998 5
Open Up The Sky 15.28 MB Section X Halloween Party, 1998 4
Rave 13.82 MB Section X Halloween Party 3
Go With The Flow 5.31 MB Section X Halloween Party 3
11/05 - Urbus Orbis Rehearsal #4
Musicians: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Noam Paco Gaster, David Hurst, David Ladd, Greg Winston
11/15 - November Open Jam
Musicians: DeLonde Bell, Brian Cameron, Noam Paco Gaster, David Hurst, David Ladd, Cyndi Rhoads
11/18 - Urbus Orbis Rehearsal #5
Musicians: Brian Cameron, Noam Paco Gaster, David Hurst, David Ladd, Greg Winston
Songs:
Title Size Album Rating
Eternity (The Rabbit Song) (Rehearsal) 3.36 MB Heartland Fiasco, 1998 5
The Sky Is Opening Up 17.64 MB Heartland Fiasco 4
11/20 - Experimental Music Showcase
Flier
Location: Urbus Orbis, 1934 W. North Avenue, Chicago
Info: A Celebration of Brian Cameron's birthday. 9pm.
Musicians: Brian Cameron, DeLonde Bell, Noam Paco Gaster, David Hurst, David Ladd, Russell Mast, Cyndi Rhoads, Greg Winston
Songs:
Title Size Album Rating
Quiet 8.49 MB Jazz, 1998 3
Conduction 14.04 MB Jazz, 1998 3
Open Up The Sky 17.65 MB Columbia/Urbus Orbis Live 5
The Shrouded Stranger 9.44 MB Columbia/Urbus Orbis Live 4
Eternity (The Rabbit Song) (Take 2) 7.72 MB Columbia/Urbus Orbis Live 4
Rave (Urbus Orbis) 11.95 MB Columbia/Urbus Orbis Live 3
12/13 - December Open Jam
Musicians: Brian Cameron, David Hurst, David Ladd, James Vonesh, Greg Winston
Songs:
Title Size Album Rating
Theme For A Friday Night 12.54 MB Jazz, 1998 5
Insane Brain 9.17 MB Leftovers Vol. 5 4
Jazz #1 9.20 MB Leftovers Vol. 5, 1998 5
Insane Brain Reprise 5.40 MB Leftovers Vol. 5 3