Oral History Information
Sam Hart’s father was a preacher who sang with his siblings as the Hart Brothers. Sam grew up surrounded by music and was encouraged to join the school band in the sixth grade. In 1975, after studying music education, Sam was hired as a repairman for Wright Music in Jackson, Mississippi. Sam later joined Mississippi Music where he continued to repair instruments as well as managing the front desk. In working the front, Sam began overseeing the accessories, specifically helping to display the items clearly for the customers. With his knowledge of repairs, Sam also enjoyed selling brass instrument to musicians at all levels.