Fri, 09/19/2014 - 21:00
Samuel Blais and David Liebman release "Cycling" at the Rex in Toronto!


I have the immense pleasure to release my new record with the one and only David Liebman! We will be performing the music from "Cycling" at the Rex Hotel in Toronto. This will be the first of three concerts for this tour and it is an honor to perform with such a jazz legend! Hope to see you there!


David Liebman - soprano and compositions

Samuel Blais - alto, baritone and compositions

Fraser Hollins - bass

Martin Auguste - drums

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 20:00
Orchestre National de Jazz at Astral presents: Jean-Nicolas Trottier's new music


Orchestre National de Jazz's new season is starting!! We are presenting Jean-Nicolas Trottier's new music, come by and support this great project! Get your tickets before it's sold out!


Sax: Jean-Pierre Zanella-Samuel Blais-André Leroux-Frank Lozano-Mario Allard

Trumpets: Jocelyn Couture-BIll Mahar-David Carbonneau-Aron Doyle

Trombones: Dave Grott-Jean Nicolas Trottier-Dave Martin-Bob Ellis

Rhythm Section: Kevin Warren-Rémi Jean Leblanc-Marianne Trudel

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 20:30
Jazz Jam Session at Albion in Joliette


Come by Brasserie Artisanale Albion every other Wednesday for the now famous Jazz Jam Session featuring the teachers from Cegep of Joliette and their special guest from Montreal! Try one of their famous home brew or their amazing nachos while listening to great Jazz all night, plus it's free!


Samuel Blais, Martin Marcotte, Martin Auguste, Denis Labrosse, Benoit Ricard, Alex Bellegarde, Philippe Drolet and many more!

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 21:00
Fred Pauze Quartet at Resonance Cafe


Concert with Fred's group, he's one of the most promising young bassist in town!


Fred Pauze - basse et compositions

Mark Nelson - drums

Greg Burton - Piano

Samuel Blais - saxes

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 21:00
Jean-Nicolas Trottier 10tet record launch at Resonance Cafe!


One of my favorite players in town, Jean-Nicolas Trottier is releasing his new 10tet album at Resonance Cafe, so glad to be part of this amazing project, come by!


Samuel Blais - alto, Clarinet, flute

Christian Morisette and David Carboneau - trumpet

Annie Dominique - tenor

Jean-Francois Ouellet - bari

Johnny Trottier - trombone and compositions

Kevin Warren - drums

Jonathan Cayer - piano

Carlos Jimenez - guitar

Seb Pellerin - bass

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 21:00
Samuel Blais Quartet back at Diese Onze!


We're back at Diese Onze after a long wait! We'll be performing some new tunes, hope to see you there!


Paul Shrofel - piano

Fraser Hollins - bass

Alain Bourgeois - drums

Samuel Blais - Saxes

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 20:30
Samuel Blais 4tet at Diese Onze



Paul Shrofel

Fraser Hollins

Robbie Kuster

Sam Blais

Thu, 10/03/2013 - 20:00
Christine Jensen Big Band record launch at Off Jazz Montreal


Join us for Jensen's big band record launch of "habitat"!

We'll be playing at Lion D'or for the openning of the Festival!


Featuring: John Roney, Johnny Trottier, CHet Doxas, Joel Miller, Donny Kennedy, Bill Mahar, Aron Doyle, etc

Sun, 08/11/2013 - 13:30
Samuel Blais Quartet at the Rogers Cup in Montreal!


My two passions meet up for an afternoon: tennis and music!  Come see us at Montreal's Rogers Cup!


Paul Shrofel - piano

Morgan Moore - bass

Robbie Kuster - drums

Samuel Blais - sax/compositions

Wed, 07/10/2013 - 19:00
Nota Bene saxophone quartet in LaSalle


Nota Bene Sax quartet plays in Lasalle!


Mathieu gaulin - soprano

Isabelle Choquette - tenor

Etienne Thivierge - alto

Samuel Blais - baritone