New York City based guitarist Sam Blakelock is quickly becoming recognised as one of New Zealand’s brightest creative talents. Melding influences of jazz, rock, classical and world music – Blakelock’s expansive sound fits equally well in jazz clubs, art galleries and local blues pubs.
Social Media Practitioner
While maintaining a busy schedule performing off-broadway, TV shows, and other musical endeavors, Blakelock has developed his reputation as a leading social media strategist and practitioner. He is widely known as the founder of @pickupjazz, a hyper-engaged 32,000 + Instagram music community that grows organically by 2,000 followers per week.