Sam Massey

Trumpet ~ Flugelhorn ~ Composer ~ Educator

Sam is a well-regarded trumpeter, composer and educator based in the South West of England, UK.

He has worked alongside artists such as Clare Teal, Claire Martin OBEMike Westbrook OBE, Matt Ford, PP Arnold, Hannah Williams & The Affirmations, Eliza Carthy MBE, Ocean Colour Scene and more.

Please explore the site to find out 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

“…up-and-coming soloist Sam Massey…”

Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club Website 2020

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


One of the UK’s premier crossover chamber groups, led by composer Sam Massey: see below and visit for more details!

South Devon Youth Jazz

South Devon Youth Jazz – fortnightly jazz workshops based in Totnes and special termly masterclasses with some of Britain’s premier jazz musicians.

All instruments welcome – please visit

for more information!

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