“They’re armed with an engaging storyteller attitude that accentuates the beauty found in how one note transitions to the next, how one passage builds up from another, and the way in which many streams of lyricism unite in a single-flowing confluence of imagery.” – Bird is the Worm


Rapley’s tunes are well served by a highly competent young band, many of them rising stars in their own right.”  – The Jazz Mann



Formed in 2014, Fabled is the brainchild of saxophonist/clarinettist, Sam Rapley. Following on from the success of
their recent EP, the band have been performing extensively across the UK building a loyal fanbase and writing
material for their debut album ‘Short Stories’. As the title implies, the album interprets collection of short stories
tackling subjects such as life, love, and death told through richly atmospheric and expressive music, which draws from
Rapley and his fellow musicians shared love of jazz ensembles, literature, classical musicians, world music, modern
composition and indie-folk.


Following the success of their 2015 EP, Fabled will be releasing their much anticipated debut album, Short Stories, on 28.09.18


The Band

Sam Rapley – saxophone/clarinet
Alex Munk – guitar
Matt Robinson – piano
Conor Chaplin – bass
Will Glaser – drums