Related Information for Sami.the.great Sami Akbari, known musically as sami.the.great. is driven by her overwhelming desire to write and play music. She frequented open mic nights in college, often taking home cash prizes for her highly anticipated performances. She moved to New York City two weeks after receiving her degree in 2005, and quickly began landing gigs at local venues.Her new EP, Nothing Left to See, features five original songs written by Sami and a cover of Sting's "Roxanne." The disc not only reve.. read more