Meet the Band The band is formed of three professional full-time musicians all from strong jazz musical backgrounds. Tim is a freelance jazz trombonist and a recording musician. Having studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston, he then went on to study jazz at Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. Ela grew up surrounded by jazz music as her father was a professional jazz pianist. As the vocalist of Summer Samba, she has been in the professional music industry for over ten years. Matt is a professional jazz guitarist and has been for well over 20 years. His style is very relaxed and melodic and he plays a 7 string guitar with an extra base string adding a warm sound to the music.