Sam Barnett is a 17 year old musician from London, playing the alto and tenor saxes. He also plays piano and composes. Sam released his first album, New York – London Suite, in February 2017, launched at Pizza Express Dean Street. INFO
He is sponsored by Trevor James Saxophones as their first “Emerging Artist” playing their Signature Custom Raw Alto and Tenor saxes. He has two awards from the EMI Music Sound Foundation and has trained at The Royal Academy of Music Junior Jazz with Gareth Lockrane.
Sam is now studying for a Music Degree at The Music Academy Basel’s Jazzcampus in Switzerland.
In this INTERVIEW with jazznewblood, Sam describes his approach to the debut album and some thoughts on jazz.