Across the tracks with Sam Qs


Across the tracks with Sam Qs

Sam Qureshi is an alto saxophonist and composer of Jazz/Latin music. Born in Pakistan, raised in Birmingham he has been based in Manchester UK since 1997. His music is a unique hybrid of Brazilian Jazz Forms of Bossa Nova and Latino stylings which has received acclaim worldwide. He has graced the stages of top Jazz haunts including Ronnie Scotts, The Blue Note and Jazz Café. He has also had gigs for 6Music with DJ Gilles Peterson and he even featured as a street busker in the film ‘Alfie’.

Sam has released 8 albums to date, as well as many singles on labels including Grooveland, Channel 6, Acid Jazz and Imusica. His band Nightpatrol, have been around for 10 years, utilising more than a 100 musicians, Including International renowned Latin Jazz musicians and vocalists such as Cecilia Keuffer, Fernando Franco and Gibi Dossantos (Percussion player of Sergio Mendes), among others. We invite Sam to go Across The Tracks as he drops his stunning new Nightpatrol release ‘The Magpie and The Squirrel’…

Sam Qs feat Maya – The Magpie and The Squirrel (ft. Doug Gomez Remix) is out now on Grooveland.

Across the tracks with Sam Qs

Your first own track release

Sam Qs Nightpatrol – How To Steal The World

Your current track release

Sam Qs feat Maya – The Magpie and The Squirrel (Doug Gomez Remix)

The track that turned you on to Jazz music

Miles Davis and John Coltrane – A Kind Of Blue

A track that reminds you of your childhood

Grease Soundtrack – Franki Valli

Your favourite Jazz track

John Coltrane – My Favourite Things

The first track you bought

Stevie Wonder – Master Blaster

The last track you bought

Bob Marley – Jammin (Dubstep Remix)

Your favourite own track

Sam Qs feat. Vannessa Zagatto – Pickpocket

You favourite collaboration

Sam Qs feat. Taylor Jackson – Samba of Love (Flash´N´Fox Soulful Mix)

The track which makes you lose it on the dance floor

Chaka Khan – Ain’t Nobody

Your guilty pleasure track

Tina Turner – Private Dancer

A track you like to exercise to

Finlay C – Dance Monkey (Remix)

A track you wish you’d made

Antonio Carlos Jobim – Waters Of March

A track that gets on your nerves

Frank Sinatra – My Way

A track you like to chill to

ELO – Mister Blue Sky

Sam Qs feat Maya – The Magpie and The Squirrel (ft. Doug Gomez Remix) is out now on Grooveland.

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