Sam Massey Ensemble

The Sam Massey Ensemble is a brand new jazz-funk septet showcasing the original compositions and arrangements of a number of talented British Jazz artists, including Kenny Wheeler, Steve Waterman, Laurence Cottle, Tom Green, Lewis Riley and Sam Massey.

Following successful debut events at Bristol’s celebrated Bebop Club, Teignmouth Jazz Festival, SpeakeasyTorquay and two dates at Buccaneers Bar in 2017 and 18, the band has some exciting dates lined up for 2019 including St Ives Jazz Club.
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It features a number of experienced South West jazz players as well as exciting new talent.

Please click below to hear some examples of our live set and get in touch with Sam for more information!

Funktuality‘ by Sam Massey performed by the Sam Massey Ensemble at SpeakeasyTorquay in 2018.

Featured Soloists: Tom Green – Trombone | Jade Gall – Tenor Saxophone | Sam Massey – Trumpet/Composer | Lewis Riley – Keyboard | Robin Pengilley – Trumpet


Waltz for Kenny‘ by Sam Massey performed by the Sam Massey Ensemble at Teignmouth Jazz Festival 2017.

Featured Soloists: Lewis Riley – Piano | Sam Massey: Flugelhorn/Composer