Brandon Allen - Saxophone/Bands
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About Brandon Allen - Saxophone/Bands
Dynamic saxophonist Brandon Allen has performed with Eric Clapton, Jools Holland, Neil Diamond, Paloma Faith, Kyle Eastwood and many others!
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This act has been working with Encore for over 2 years
Jazz, Blues, Dixieland, Modern jazz, Latin jazz, Swing, Gospel, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion, Classical, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Ambient, House, Electronic, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, Easy listening, Funk, Pop, Covers, Bossa nova, Brazilian music, Latin, Samba
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Private event, Corporate event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Arranger, Composer, Orchestrator, Transcription, Instrumental teaching
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I can learn songs of various genres on request
Great American Songbook
Have you met Miss Jones
All The Things You Are
April In Paris
As long as I live
Autumn In New York
The Best Is Yet To Come
The Best Things In Life Are Free
Body And Soul
Bye bye blackbird
Cheek To Cheek
Come Fly With Me
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
Don't Blame Me
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Dream A Little Dream Of Me
East of the sun
Exactly like you
Falling in love with love
For all we know
For heaven's sake
A Fine Romance
Gee baby, ain't I good to you
Georgia On My Mind
God bless the child
Here's That Rainy Day
How Are Things In Glocca Morra
I Can Dream, Can't I?
I Can't Get Started
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
I Could Have Danced All Night
I should care
I won't dance
I'll Be Seeing You
I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You)
I'll remember April
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter
I'm Old Fashioned
I've Got The World On A String
I've Got You Under My Skin
If Ever I Would Leave You
If I Were A Bell
In The Still Of The Night
Is you is, or is you ain't my baby
Isn't It Romantic?
It All Depends On You
It Could Happen To You
It Might As Well Be Spring
It's Only A Paper Moon
Just In Time
Let's Fall In Love
Little Girl Blue
Love for sale
Love Me Or Leave Me
Lullaby of Birdland
My Baby Just Cares For Me
My Blue Heaven
My Foolish Heart
My Funny Valentine
Never let me go
The Nearness Of You
On A Clear Day (You Can See Forever)
On A Slow Boat To China
On The Street Where You Live
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Out Of Nowhere
People Will Say We're In Love
Polka Dots And Moonbeams
Somebody Loves Me
Stella By Starlight
Some day my prince with come
Stormy Weather (Keeps Rainin' All The Time)
The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
Take The “A” Train
Teach Me Tonight
Thanks For The Memory
That Old Black Magic
That Old Feeling
The best is yet to come
The song is you
The very thought of you
There Will Never Be Another You
Time After Time
When I Fall In Love
When You Wish Upon A Star
Where or when
You don't know what love is
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
Cold duck time
A child is born
Don't no why
Drown in my own tears
Freedom Jazz Dance
The girl from Ipanema
I wish I knew how it would feel to be free
If you never come to me
In walked bud
A night in Tunisia
Nobody knows you when you're down and out
Once I loved
One note samba
Ruby my dear
Son of a preacher man
Song for my father
Thieves in the temple
Unchain my heart
Waltz for debby
What do your clients love most about your performances?
Clients enjoy my professionalism and my flexibility, helping to add something special to their event.
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
Stan Getz, John Coltrane, Gene Ammons, Sonny Rollins, Stevie Wonder, Eddie Harris, Charlie Parker
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
With Eric Clapton and Jools Holland at The Tsunami concert at Millenium Stadium in Cardiff. Paloma Faith UK tour. Kyle Eastwood Band.
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
I can be flexible timings wise if I'm given prior notice.
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
“Absolutely. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free. If you'd like a DJ service via our PA after the final set until the venue closes, I can provide this for an additional £100.”
How much time do you need to set up?
We usually set up about 1 hour before the performance time.
Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?
Yes you can. The set list is flexible up to a point.
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
Yes, absolutely! I bring my own instrument to play acoustically. I can provide a PA if required, for unaccompanied sax this won't be required for most occasions. PA can be provided if you're after sax with tracks etc.
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like me to learn I am happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £30 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Short performance (up to 15 min)||£130|
|Up to 1 hour||£175|
|Up to 2 hours||£230|
|Up to 3 hours||£320|
Solo saxophone with or without backing tracks Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner
Solo saxophone - Music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. - 2 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception. - 2 x 45 min performances as dinner is being served.
Saxophone and one other instrument (bass, guitar or piano) This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
Saxophone Duo Saxophone and one other instrument (bass, guitar or piano) Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner
Saxophone Duo Saxophone and 1 other instrument (bass, guitar or piano) - Music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. - 2 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception. - 2 x 45 min performances as dinner is being served.
Saxophone Trio Saxophone and two other instruments (bass, guitar, vocals or piano) Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
Saxophone Quartet Saxophone with 3 other instruments (vocals, bass, guitar, piano or guitar) Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
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