Sam Massey

Trumpet ~ Flugelhorn ~ Educator ~ Composer ~ Musician

Sam is a well-regarded freelance musician with experience of teaching, performingcomposing and arranging based in the South West of England, UK.

He has worked alongside artists such as Clare Teal, Mike Westbrook OBE, Hannah Williams & The Affirmations, Eliza Carthy MBE, Ocean Colour Scene and more.

Press Reviews:

“Fine…trumpeter Sam Massey fuse[s] lyricism, abstraction and Miles Davis-like pungency on the gripping Juxtapositions.”

John Fordham, 
The Guardian, “A Bigger Show Live” Review, February 2016

“Marcus Vergette’s lovely bass sound opened the number followed by a beautiful Sam Massey trumpet solo and further pyrotechnics from Alan Wakeman, this time on soprano sax.”

Garry Corbett Live Review, December 2017

Sam Massey ponderous 

“fine ensemble players…graceful flugelhorn by Massey…”

Barry Witherden

Jazz Journal Review, Teignmouth Jazz Festival 2018

“…instrumental solos of real substance from newer names like… trumpeter Sam Massey.”, February 2016

“…Sam Massey delivered a moody Harmon-muted trumpet solo.”

Jon Carvell, Jazzwise Live Review, July 2016

Check out the various pages on this site for more details.

South Devon Youth Jazz

A new venture! South Devon Youth Jazz – fortnightly jazz workshops and special termly masterclasses with some of Britain’s top jazz musicians based in Newton Abbot.

All instruments welcome – please visit

for more information!

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