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Samuel Ewens

Trumpet

www.samewens.co.uk

Commercial/Pop/Tours
  • Alfie Boe: Tour 2018
  • Myles Sanko: Tour & Band Member 2017-present
    • Most major jazz venues in Europe including mainstage at Nice Jazz Festival, New Morning (Paris), Duc Des Lombardes (Paris), Blue Note (Madrid), Cologne Philharmonie
    • Live TV & Radio appearances: TSF Jazz, NPR Radio
  • Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly: Tour 2016-present
    • Major festivals & venues including live on Sky Arts
    • Recorded & arranged all brass on ‘Young Adults’ album 2018
  • Gomez (Mercury Prize Winners): UK Tour 2012
  • Diagrams: Tour 2012-present
    • Recording & arranging brass for ‘Dorothy’ album 2017
    • Live sessions for BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 4, XFM, Jamie Cullum Show, Radio Paris, Radio Nova, Label Pop (Paris)
  • Russell Watson: Tour 2012
  • Thursford Christmas Spectacular 2014
  • Arijit Singh: Stadium Tour (including Wembley Arena) 2015
  • TV Appearances
    • The One Show (BBC1), featured soloist 2012
    • The Last Leg (Ch4), fanfares 2017
  • Oompah Brass & Old Dirty Brasstards – functions, gigs & festivals 2014-present

Session Work
  • Rae Morris (Warner): live studio sessions 2017
  • Aston Merrygold (Warner): studio session 2016
  • The Struts (Interscope): studio session 2016
  • Bo Bruce (Universal): studio session for ‘Before I Sleep’ album (Official UK Chart Top 10)
  • Producers: Cass Lowe, Elliot James, Mike Lindsay, Kristopher Harris, Leo Abrahams, Red Triangle Productions (Rick Parkhouse & George Tizzard)
  • TV / Soundtrack sessions: First Dates & First Dates Hotel (Ch4), Michael McIntyre’s Big Show (BBC1), Location Location Location (Ch4), Hairy Bikers Mediterranean Adventure (BBC2, opening titles), The Best FIFA Football Awards (arranged brass & recorded trumpet on the opening titles), Tubelight (Bollywood film, title track ‘Radio’)

Orchestral
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • The Knights (New York)
  • Nevill Holt Opera (Principal Trumpet)
  • Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique
  • Kolner Akademie (Principal Trumpet & album recording)
  • Musica Saeculorum (European Tour & album recording)
  • London Contemporary Orchestra
  • KZN Philharmonic Orchestra (Durban, South Africa) – Acting Co-Principal Trumpet
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra

Education
  • Royal College of Music – Bmus Hons (2004-08) & MMus (2008-2010) Generously supported by RCM’s Sir Philip Shelbourne Award for Brass, RCM Amarylis Fleming Scholarship Fund
  • Professors: Paul Beniston • John Barclay • Ian Balmain • Paul Archibald • Neil Brough (Baroque)

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Instruments
Trumpet, Baroque Trumpet, C Trumpet, Cornet, D Trumpet, Eb Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Natural Trumpet, Piccolo Trumpet