Sam Merrill


Originally from Connecticut, Sam is a versatile trumpeter with a strong foundation in classical playing and a B.M. in Jazz Studies (Trumpet). Sam played lead trumpet in his university’s premiere Jazz Orchestra for his 8 semesters at Belmont and has also played lead trumpet with the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Jazz Orchestra under the direction of jazz vibraphonist (and multi-instrumentalist) Warren Wolf. In Nashville, Sam is working as a freelance musician, playing in a variety of musical settings.