Olly Sakar-Samuels

Olly began to play drums in his mid-teens, progressing to the vibraphone and orchestral percussion in the VIth form.

He studied jazz at Trinity College as a Trinity Trust Scholar, under the tuition of Dave Wickens and Simon Purcell.

Olly played with NYJO from 2011 until 2013 and his main influences are Stefon Harris, Gary Burton and Milt Jackson.