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ABBEY ROAD BABY!! NEW NICK ROSS ORCHESTRA RECORD - COMING SOON!
22.02.20

BIG NEWS - I'm so pleased to share with you that, I will be recording at Abbey Road Studios with The Nick Ross Orchestra for their new record! 

 

It wasn't something I was expecting to happen so swiftly, the potential of recording with The Nick Ross Orchestra has been talked about for a couple of years since I started performing with them 6 years ago but nothing definitive, until late 2019 when it started to really ramp up! And then January 2020, suddenly it was all go and Abbey Road Studios was booked in for March 2020!

Stay tuned for updates on this by following me on social media and of course, signing up to my mailing list.

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Sam Merrick in "Jazzwise Magazine"
12.04.16

Live Review: Georgina Jackson, Claire Martin & Pete Long line up for Best of the Big Bands Part II

 

"...to complete the vocal array, on came the slight figure of Sam Merrick... (and) again excelled, taking 'I've Got You Under My Skin' and sundry other favourites for an altogether pleasing ride."

Click here to read the full article...

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SWINGING ABBEY ROAD STUDIOS WITH A BRAND NEW BIG BAND ALBUM.
20.11.20

The Nick Ross Orchestra celebrate the release of their new album, 'Sounds of the Glenn Miller Era', recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London featuring Singer, Sam Merrick.

 

Many years before the Beatles stepped onto the world’s most famous zebra crossing, Glenn Miller made his last known recording at London’s Abbey Road Studios on Monday 27 November 1944, just a few short weeks before he “disappeared” on 15 December of that same year. It was especially poignant for the Nick Ross Orchestra to step into those same studios to record their new album almost 75 years later. 

 

The album features UK Jazz & Big Band Singer, Sam Merrick, a graduate of the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London’s Jazz programme who following in the footsteps of Matt Ford and Georgina Jackson has been touring with the band across the UK for the last six years.

 

Released 20 November on ‘Montpellier Records’, the album features 17 distinctive tracks echoing the sounds of the magical big band era such as ‘Little Brown Jug’, ‘In the Mood’, the ever nostalgic, ‘Moonlight Serenade’ as well vocal numbers; ‘Easy to Love’, ‘I’ll Be Seeing You’, ‘The Way You Look Tonight’ and ‘The Nearness of You’. 

Available Now (listen here)

The Nick Ross Orchestra - 'Sounds of the
Nick Ross Interview on BBC Radio Lincolnshire Afternoon Show 05.03.19

Tune into the Afternoon Show on BBC Radio Lincolnshire to hear Nick Ross chat to Sue Taylor about The Nick Ross Orchestra's gig at The Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham coming later this month! 23rd March! 

Listen in at 01h07m00s on BBC Sounds (for next 7 days)https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p070r98q

Christmas in Mayfair 18.12.18

This Christmas, I've had the absolute pleasure of performing around Mayfair during this magical time of year and the lights have been well and truly out in glorious splendour! ❤️🎄

I was definitely inspired to add more and more christmas tunes into the set as December went on! 🎶

Sam speaks with Lincoln's Siren Radio about upcoming 'Sounds of the Glenn Miller Era' Show at New Theatre Royal, Lincoln 13.09.18

Lovely to speak with the team at Siren Radio about the upcoming gig at Lincoln's New Theatre Royal, October 6th for 'Sounds of the Glenn Miller Era' with The Nick Ross Orchestra for the first show of #NTRRoyalRadioon the station!

📻Listen in at 24m43s
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-e6rug-9992ba

For Tickets: https://bit.ly/2x3pNim

Student Discount Code: 'SoundLincs20' - £13

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The Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme was released today! 🙌🏼😁#intotheunknown #fringeescape

I’m excited to be returning to The Brunton on 18th August with The Nick Ross Orchestra to bring ‘Sounds of the Glenn Miller Era’ to the fringe!

Tickets: https://tickets.edfringe.com/…/nick-ross-orchestra-present-… 

or for you that are more analogue...

You know what page you need to go to right....?! ‬😏🎶

‪PAGE 258 BOTTOM LEFT! #analogue

'Top Talent Set for Bournemouth Air Festival' - Sam Merrick to Headline Festival's Friday Night Music Stage in Bournemouth!18.08.17
Bournemouth Daily Echo Feature on Sam Merrick's Big Band Headline Show at Bournemouth Air Festival with The Nick Ross Orchestra
ABBEY ROAD BABY!! NEW NICK ROSS ORCHESTRA RECORD - COMING SOON!
22.02.20

BIG NEWS - I'm so pleased to share with you that, I will be recording at Abbey Road Studios with The Nick Ross Orchestra for their new record! 

 

It wasn't something I was expecting to happen so swiftly, the potential of recording with The Nick Ross Orchestra has been talked about for a couple of years since I started performing with them 6 years ago but nothing definitive, until late 2019 when it started to really ramp up! And then January 2020, suddenly it was all go and Abbey Road Studios was booked in for March 2020!

Stay tuned for updates on this by following me on social media and of course, signing up to my mailing list.

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Genorisity at the Garrick! 19.01.20

LICHFIELD😍✨Once again, you were absolutely marvellous! A fantastic evening at the Lichfield Garrick with The Nick Ross Orchestra, I loved your warmth and generosity as an audience and can't wait to return!

Sam speaks with BBC Radio Lincolnshire's Carla Greene on the Afternoon Show 13.03.19

Tune into BBC Radio Lincolnshire at 3.20pm, where I’ll be live speaking with Carla Greene on the Afternoon Show about the upcoming ‘Sounds of the Glenn Miller Era’ show with The Nick Ross Orchestra at The Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham on 23 March!‬

👇🏼You can listen back again for the next 7 days at BBC Soundshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p071gfqq (02h24m10s)

I had the most wonderful time performing at the George, Mount Street on Friday. It was positively ‘rosey’ in fact! I got to see the end of a London Fashion Week shoot for Anna Mason London ahead of my evening performance. Combined with my wander around wider London afterward on what is the first night of London Fashion Week - the city had that extra special buzz in the air! 🌹🎶🥂🍾 ✨

Fantastic first theatre gig of 2019 with The Nick Ross Orchestra last night to a packed crowd at the Lichfield Garrick!

Sam Merrick with The Nick Ross Orchestra performing to a sell out audience at Lichfield Garrick Theatre
Love You Lincoln! 07.10.18

Great time last night at Lincoln New Theatre Royal with The Nick Ross Orchestra!

🎥: Jamie Brownfield

FANTASTIC GIG TONIGHT with a fabulous packed crowd! 🙌🏼 Thankyou Scotland! Hope to visit again soon! #EdFringe

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15 Thousand strong audience on Bournemouth Beach for Sam Merrick's Bournemouth Air Festival Friday Night Headline Gig 01.09.17

WOW - what an amazing evening! A lot of hard work and preparation... Fast Jets, Heritage Jets, Pyrotechnic Displays, Freefall Parachuters & TWO HOURS of Big Band Music - What an amazing show, performing in my home town of Bournemouth on the Beach in front of a crowd of over 15 Thousand people with my wonderful colleagues of the Nick Ross Orchestras for the Bournemouth Air Festival. AMAZING! 

More photos and videos to come! Signing off! Love You All!

Merry Christmas to all! 25.12.16

Merry Christmas everyone! Here's a track I recorded back in October for a Music Library's Catalogue! 

Sam Merrick in "Jazzwise Magazine"
12.04.16

Live Review: Georgina Jackson, Claire Martin & Pete Long line up for Best of the Big Bands Part II

 

"...to complete the vocal array, on came the slight figure of Sam Merrick... (and) again excelled, taking 'I've Got You Under My Skin' and sundry other favourites for an altogether pleasing ride."

Click here to read the full article...