Ron Samsom

Ron is an active performer, composer and researcher in the area of improvised music and his work features on many local and international recordings. Prior to moving to New Zealand, Ron’s career began in Canada after completing a Diploma in Music at Grant MacEwan College, a BMus from St Francis Xavier and a MMus from McGill University. Today, Ron is highly regarded in musical communities here and abroad. With many ongoing collaborations and projects such as the “Samsom Nacey Haines Trio” and the “FSH Trio”, Ron has established a strong publishing relationship with Rattle records and shares a similar goal of producing a rich tapestry of improvised music featuring New Zealand-based musicians.