Sam Pluta is a New York City-based composer and improviser working in the fields of acoustic and electronic music. He has been commissioned and premiered by Wet Ink Ensemble, International Contemporary Ensemble, Yarn/Wire, Timetable Percussion, RIOT Trio, Dave Eggar, and Prism Saxophone Quartet and has performed internationally as a laptop soloist and chamber musician. He is technical director for New York's Wet Ink Ensemble, a group dedicated to performing new music by young and underrepresented composers. As a founding member of the improvising quartet Glissando Bin Laden and playing with performers like Peter Evans, George Lewis, and Anne La Berge, he has focused in recent years on fusing the worlds of acoustic and electronic instruments through improvisation. Sam's music is released on quiet design and Carrier Records.