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Saxophonist

Andy Lightfoot

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About Andy

Andy is a professional, versatile and friendly saxophonist and clarinettist with over 20 years experience.
Saxophonist
Kingston upon Thames

Andy Lightfoot has been a professional musician since 1998 and is currently principal clarinettist and saxophonist of Her Majesty's Band of the Welsh Guards. Since his appointment he has performed all over the world with them including most of Europe, Australia and New Zealand and can regularly be seen at prestigious events such as the Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall and Trooping of the Colour. Andy has a first class Bachelor of Music (Honours) degree in musical performance and both a Licentiateship (LTCL) and Fellowship (FTCL) musical diploma from Trinity Guildhall. Andy As his stage name suggests, "Sax n Relax" is renowned for laid-back saxophone covers of commercial pop, soul and jazz songs and is ideal for wedding champagne receptions, Christmas parties, military mess function's, and corporate even

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Jazz, Covers, Acoustic, Classical, Christmas, Military, Blues, Dixieland
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Birthday party, Christmas party
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Other skills:
Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching
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Song list

Ain't No Sunshine
Wings
Georgia on my Mind
First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Fly Me To The Moon
Can't Take My Eyes Off You
You're Beautiful
Have I Told You Lately I Love You
Always On My Mind
A Thousand Years
What A Wonderful World
Ironic
Home
Over The Rainbow
Careless Whisper
Flying Without Wings
Mr Bojangles
Dark End Of The Street
In The Midnight Hour
Sweet Home Chicago
Feeling Good
Your Song
Hero
The Man Who Can't Be Moved
With or Without You
Mustang Sally
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Silent Night
Winter Wonderland
White Christmas
Let It Snow
The Christmas Song
Merry Christmas Darling
Driving Home For Christmas
Last Christmas
and many more!
Customer questions

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

I always try my best to be flexible and to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let me know.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

I can provide an iPod service between my sets. If you have a playlist you would like to hear then you are welcome to plug into my PA system.

How much time do you need to set up?

It usually takes me about 1 hour to set up as I am on my own.

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

My set lists have been crafted from countless performances and learning what songs work best for that particular event. However, I will always try to accommodate any requests.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, absolutely!

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If there is a special song you'd like me to learn, I would be happy to do this for you.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

The music is first class, relaxed and not too loud, allowing the guests to talk and enjoy each others company while enjoying the musical entertainment.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Royal Albert Hall Wembley Stadium Twickenham Stadium Buckingham Palace

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Too many to mention!

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Performing for HRH The Prince of Wales.

Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£100
Up to 1 hour£160
Up to 2 hours£250
Up to 3 hours£350

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Emma B, 8 months ago

Andy was a fantastic addition to our virtual party :) He arrived well prepared in plenty of time although we weren't concerned as we had plenty of communication in the leadup. He was professional, talented, confident on the mic to create a joyful atmosphere and played with great spirit. Everyone loved Andy and the performance so would highly recommend, cannot fault anything! Also great adaptability and enthusiasm in taking on a virtual concert in the back garden :)

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Jane K, 1 year ago

I met Andy by complete chance while he was playing for a 40th birthday party in a pub in Kingston. After listening to how good he was we decided to book him to play as a surprise for our daughters wedding. We couldn't recommend him highly enough; with all the guests mentioning how great he was. I'm so glad Andy was part of our day. Thanks very much Andy!

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David H, 2 years ago

I was looking for some live music for my wife's surprise 40th birthday party. Andy was simply brilliant from start to finish. He provided just the right ambience I was after, playing a variety of jazz, pop and soul classics. My wife and our friends had a wonderful evening and we would both definitely recommend Andy to anyone after a saxophone player. Thanks! All of our guests commented how much they loved the saxophone and specially our entrance song Jubel Save me. We couldn't recommend him highly enough. Thanks very much

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