You’ve reached the website of Sam Griffith, jazz trombonist, composer and educator. Currently, I am a freelance trombonist, jazz trombonist and music educator. I am in the process of finishing my first book – The Jazz Trombone Book – which will be available for purchase on June 15th, 2017. Check it out here

I am thrilled to be teaching at the University of Missouri in Fall 2017. Prior to my appointment at MU, I taught music courses and directed jazz ensembles at the University of California, Davis, Santa Clara University, and American River College.

This website is designed to introduce you to my work and my research interests. If you are interested in seeing or hearing more of my work, feel free to contact me.