Sam Braysher

Jazz Saxophonist

Welcome to the website of London-based alto saxophonist Sam Braysher.

Sam’s new album, his third as a band leader, is due for release on 28 June 2024. Featuring an all-star London rhythm section and special guest vocalist Sara Dowling, That’s Him: The Music of Kurt Weill showcases fresh arrangements of lesser known works by the fascinating German-American composer, whose songs straddle the worlds of jazz, European classical music, musical theatre and opera.

You can use the menu above to find out more about Sam, listen to and buy his music or see a list of upcoming performances.

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“delightful and surprising”
Dave Gelly, The Observer
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“Braysher’s cool, modernist twist on old songs is just superb”
Simon Adams, Jazz Journal
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“utterly swinging, with the restraint that comes from complete self-assurance, and hip as a New York minute”
Eddie Myer, Jazz Views

Latest news

Album out now!

I’m pleased to say that my new album is out now on all platforms. Thanks a lot to those who’ve already bought a copy or had a listen. It’s on BandCamp here (CD or musician-friendly digital/streaming). Or all of the usual streaming services here. Or send me a…

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More album release tour dates

Looking forward to some more tour dates, starting with a visit to Norwich, near where I grew up in Norfolk, on 16 April. More info for all of these on my gigs page.

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Gigs in Madrid and Valencia

I’m playing a few concerts in Spain next week with my good friend, bassist Dario Di Lecce. On 12 and 13 February we’ll be in Madrid at Cafe Central with very swinging Spanish drummer Esteve Pi. Then on 16 Feb we’ll be playing as a trio…

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