Sam Mayne


Sam Mayne performing with the Clark Tracey’s Stan Tracey Legacy Big Band at Fleet Jazz Club on Tuesday, 17th July. Photograph courtesy of Michael Carrington (Aldershot, Farnham & Fleet Camera Club).

A Perrier jazz award winner, SAM MAYNE studied at the Royal Academy of Music and played with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra for seven years. He was a member of both John Dankworth’s Big Band and the BBC Big Band for ten years, was in the Stan Tracey Octet for eight years, as well as Guy Barker’s Big Band, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Orchestra and the Pasadena Roof Orchestra, and has toured with Strictly Come Dancing.  He has also played with Amy Winehouse, Robbie Williams & Tom Jones.  He is widely considered as one of the finest saxophone players of his generation.