John Fordham - Guardian
"an original voice"
"His love of an elegant melody is apparent throughout, his light but strong, warbling, slightly smoky tenor sound perfectly gauged to bring out his tunes' freshness, grace and vitality"
Chris Parker - vortex jazz
“Sam is a relaxed and confident improvisor and the sun shines in his music"
"Performances full of power and invention, delivered with precision, poise, and grace"
Helen Mayhew - Jazz FM
Chris May - All About Jazz