Sam Blakelock is a NYC based artist and social media consultant in the music industry.

Blakelock is the founder of @pickupjazz, a 200K Instagram music community. As press, he has worked with artists including John Mayer, Pat Metheny, Bill Frisell, and Nels Cline–and has covered the NAMM show, Winter JazzFest, and Alternative Guitar Summit.

Blakelock works in the eStrategy department of Carnegie Hall.