Samuel Blaser

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Samuel Blaser
Samuel Blaser Unterfahrt 2009-11-05-008.jpg
Samuel Blaser, Jazz club Unterfahrt, 2009
Background information
Born 1981
La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Trombone

Samuel Blaser (20 July 1981 in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland) is a Swiss trombonist and composer.


Blaser lived in New York for several years, before he settled in Berlin. He worked increasingly on his projects like Consort in Motion, which is a mixture of jazz inscription with Renaissance and Baroque music and was performed in trio with the double bass player Thomas Morgan and the percussionist Paul Motian. After his first album 7th Heaven (2008) at Hathut Records, he published his other albums Boundless (2011) and At the Sea (2012), which were performed him along with Marc Ducret, Bänz Oester and Gerald Cleaver.[1] Later, he worked with Pierre Favre (Vol à voile, Intakt Records),[2] with Francois Houle (Genera, 2012) and in Consort in Motian Quintet with Drew Gress, Joachim Badenhorst, Russ Lossing and Gerry Hemingway.[3] In the genre of Jazz, he cooperated in 27 recording sessions between 2000 and 2016.[4]


  • 7th Heaven (Between the Lines, 2008), with Scott DuBois, Thomas Morgan, Gerald Cleaver
  • YAY (Fresh Sound, 2009), with Malcolm Braff
  • Solo Bone (Slam Productions, 2009)
  • Pieces of Old Sky (Clean Feed, 2009), with Thomas Morgan, Todd Neufeld
  • Vol à Voile (Intakt, 2010) with Pierre Favre
  • Boundless (Hathut, 2011), with Marc Ducret, Bänz Oester, Gerald Cleaver
  • Consort in Motion (Kind of Blue, 2011), with Paul Motian, Russ Lossing, Thomas Morgan
  • One from None (Fresh Sound, 2012), with Michael Bates, Michael Blake, Russ Lossing, Jeff Davis
  • As The Sea (HatHut, 2012), with Marc Ducret, Bänz Oester, Gerald Cleaver
  • A Mirror to Machaut (Songlines, 2013) with Joachim Badenhorst, Russ Lossing, Drew Gress, Gerry Hemingway
  • Fourth Landscape (Nuscope, 2014) with Benoît Delbecq, Gerry Hemingway
  • Spring Rain (Whirlwind, 2015), with Russ Lossing, Drew Gress, Gerald Cleaver