Guitarist Sam Kirmayer has quickly established himself on the Montreal jazz scene. He has performed with some of Canada's finest musicians including Kevin Dean, André White, Dave Turner, Mike Rud, Donny Kennedy, Carlos Jiménez and Andres Vial. In 2016, Sam completed an Undergraduate degree in Jazz Performance at McGill University with Outstanding Achievement and Dean's Honour List standings.
Since early 2015, Sam has been leading his own quartet featuring New York based pianist Sean Fyfe, bassist Mike De Masi and veteran Montreal drummer Dave Laing. He will bring the band into the studio to record a full-length debut in the autumn of 2016.
Sam has been teaching guitar privately since 2011 and has given workshops at Vanier College and CÉGEP Vincent-d'Indy.