Sam Crockatt

Sam Crockatt has been playing jazz since the age of 10. He started out listening to Louis Armstrong, Sydney Bechet, and Jimmy Noone and playing the clarinet. He soon switched to saxophone and began listening to John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Wayne Shorter and realised he was hooked!

Since then Sam has completed a degree in jazz from the Royal Academy of Music and played in venues all over the Uk including Ronnie Scott's, The Albert Hall, the Jazz Cafe, and the Sage Centre. He has also appeared six times at the Paradise Jazz Festival in Cyprus, performed at the Brecon Jazz Festival with Pete King and Julian Arguelles, and taught on the Global Music Foundation Summer School in Tuscany alongside US piano great Edward Simon.


  • Formed in 2002 the Sam Crockatt Quartet is made up of 4 of the most in-demand, creative young jazz musicians in London. Each member of the group has a strong individual voice and these voices blend to form a cohesive, swirling band sound equally at...