Sam is a folk pop artist from London. He writes/produces in a studio that he built. He has studied the piano since he was 6 and taught himself the guitar, mandolin, banjo, kalimba, plus many forms of percussion.
He studied singing with Laura Zakian - Trinity College London. Sam's vocals have been used by award winners, composers and by Boy George whom he supported touring Amsterdam. Sam plays Bailey guitars/ukes, made with 100% Green energy.
Sam's self-penned debut "The Fire & The Icicle" was mixed by Chris Brown (Muse's "Feeling Good"). The album was mastered by Geoff Pesche at Abbey Road. It received positive reviews from BBC Radio's Bernie Keith, The Sun's Matt Bell, BBC Radio 2's Janice Long, plus articles in South London Press, News Shopper, SE9 Magazine.
Sam has played festivals like Liverpool's FolkDock, gigging on the Albert Dock and in The Tate. He supported Henry Priestman (The Christians.) Sam has played sold-out solo shows at the Mick Jagger Centre and last year toured Scotland and Belgium. In February '18 he was picked as "Artist Of The Week" by Richer Unsigned.
"Sam’s earnest voice is equally at home in delicate folk music numbers, as it is to bolder pop-influenced songs" - RICHER UNSIGNED
"Heart-warming...Winston is soulful to the tips of his toes" - MATT BELL, THE SUN
"His tracks feature unusual instruments like a Celtic harp, a Victorian dulcitone, even his uncle's 100 year old accordion" - THE NEWS SHOPPER
"Winston is a class act" - SOUTH LONDON PRESS