Clare Marie - Saxophonist & Pianist

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About Clare Marie - Saxophonist & Pianist

One of the South West's most in-demand sax players. Professional, friendly, reliable, & available for weddings, hen dos, & special events
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Clare is a saxophonist & pianist who, since graduating with a BA (hons) in music, has performed all over the world, including high profile clients ranging from King Charles to Printz Board from the Black Eyed Peas! Extremely versatile, Clare can perform as a soloist on saxophone or piano for a wide range of events, including drinks receptions, wedding ceremonies, hen parties, birthday & anniversary celebrations, wedding breakfasts, corporate events, evening receptions, & other special occasions. For the popular Ibiza-style ‘DJ SAX’ vibe, Clare can either freestyle along with your DJ if you have one, or provide the full night of entertainment herself, including a DJ booth, disco lights, your choice of music, & live sax, all for the price of one musician! Clare’s repertoire contains a wide range of modern pop songs, Ibiza-style club, dance, & house, classical favourites, Disney, musical theatre, swing & jazz, easy listening, & rock, & every set is tailored to suit YOUR song requests & musical tastes. Clare can also create buildable packages, & perform at various different sections of your occasion, for example, a chilled saxophone set at your afternoon drinks reception, followed by a high energy Ibiza-style party set at your evening reception, or piano for your wedding ceremony, followed by saxophone for your drinks reception. Custom-built packages are also available, so please feel free to drop Clare a message so your perfect musical playlist & package can be arranged. Clare has her own PA system, DJ booth, disco lights, wireless saxophone mic, & portable digital piano, so is fully self-contained. For outdoor events, she has a high-quality battery-operated PA that can be set up anywhere, with or without access to a power supply. Clare will tailor the music played at your event around your musical tastes & song requests to ensure she performs your perfect musical backdrop for your special occasion.

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Clare Marie - Saxophonist & Pianist's Reviews

From Encore customers:

Debbie P
13 days ago
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5 out of 5

Thank you to Clare for a fantastic wedding evening, our guest were surprised & loved the saxophone 🎷 I had so many compliments on how amazing Clare was A must for everyone Would highly recommend

Karen W
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

Clare is an amazing musician that will definitely woo any crowd, big or small. She played the piano and saxophone beautifully at our wedding and received many compliments from our guests. Clare is friendly and communicates well from the minute you book her. We would 110% recommend her!

Reply from Clare Marie - Saxophonist & Pianist
1 month ago

Thanks so much for such a lovely review & the hugest congratualtions to you both! X

Russell T
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

It’s was amazing Clare was so good

Sara F
2 months ago
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5 out of 5

Claire was so lovely from the start of the enquiry to the end of the night. She is so talented and blew our guests away. She was to attentive to detail of what we needed for our party and delivered this top class. Would highly recommend her to anyone and cannot wait to listen to her again 🎉🤩

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Camilla H
1 year ago, for a Wedding in Northover Manor
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5 out of 5

Hi Clare Just wanted to say thank you soo much for helping us host such a memorable and amazing night on our special day 🤍 it was such good fun and we’ve had so many nice comments about how great the evening part was, especially you - you were an absolute hit with ourselves and the guests! You did an incredible job and we are so glad we had you there with us! Your service has been so efficient and friendly from start to finish. We will 100% be recommending yourself to anyone that is looking for a lovely and spectacular saxophonist! Take care and best wishes Camilla & Dan x

Katie G
2 years ago, for a Wedding in Bickley Mill Inn
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5 out of 5

We had the most perfect day from beginning to end, it was amazing. It was made all the more special having you there to play for us. Thank you once again, Katie & Lee (Mr & Mrs G!!)

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Clare Marie - Saxophonist & Pianist's Song list

Please find below a sample of songs in my repertoire. If there are any additional songs you'd like that aren't on the list, please feel free to let me know so I can learn them for you for your event:
Dance & Ibiza-style Saxophone:
Jubel - Klingande
Infinity - Guru Josh
Mr Saxobeat - Alexandra Stan
This Girl – Kungs
Sax – Fleur East
Changes - Faul & Wad Ad
Destination Calabria - Alex Gaudino
Sweet lovin - Sigala
Freed from desire – Gala
I'm Good (Blue) (Clean) - David Guetta
Peggy Gou - Nanana (it goes like)
Head & Heart - Joel Corry & MNEK
Where did you go - Jax Jones & MNEK
Rita Ora - Praising You ft Fatboy Slim
Love generation - Bakermat
Coldplay - A sky full of stars
Used to know me - Charli XCX
Black Magic - Jonasu
History - Becky Hill & Joel Corry
One day - Bakermat
Show me love - Robin S
If you really love me (How will I know) - David Guetta, MistaJam, & John Newman
Avicii - Wake Me Up
Let them know – Mabel
Sweet lovin - Sigala
Just got paid - Ella Eyre, Meghan Trainor, & Sigala
Where are you now - Calum Scott & Lost Frequencies
Children - Robert Miles
Bad Habits - Ed Sheeran
When love takes over - David Guetta
Despacito - Luis Fonsi feat: Justin Bieber
Better off alone - Alice Deejay
One Kiss - Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa
Pjanoo - Eric Prydz
Pump It Up – Danzel
Bam Bam - Camila Cabello ft. Ed Sheeran
Horny - Mousse T
My Heart Goes (La Di Da) - Becky Hill
Summer - Calvin Harris
The Business – Tiesto
Love generation - Bakermat
Titanium - David Guetta (feat. Sia)
I like to move it - Reel to Real
Baker Street - Undercover
Yeah x3 - Chris Brown
Wish You Well - Sigala, Becky Hill
Giant - Calvin Harris, Rag'n'Bone Man
We found love - Rhianna
Lola's Theme - The Shapeshifters
Good Feeling - Flo Rida Levels Avicii Remix
Wake me up - Avicci
Upbeat pop:
Mamma Mia – ABBA
Good as hell - Lizzo
September - Earth, Wind & Fire
Blinding lights - The Weekend
Cold heart - Elton John & Dua Lipa
River deep, mountain high - Tina Turner
For Once in My Life - Stevie Wonder
Incredible - Gary Barlow
It's a beautiful day - Michael Buble
Get busy - Sean Paul
Young hearts, run free - Candi Staton
Uptown funk - Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
Shut up & dance - Walk the moon
Shotgun - George Ezra
You’ve got the love - Florence & the Machine
Dancing Queen - ABBA
I'm still standing - Elton John
Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
Don't stop me now - Queen
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Pop Ballads:
Just the way you are (Billy Joel)
Marry you (Bruno Mars)
Stay with me (Sam Smith)
Perfect (Ed Sheeran)
Beautiful in white (Shane Filan)
Saving all my love for you (Whitney Houston)
All of me (John Legend)
A thousand years (Christina Perri)
Everything I do (Bryan Adams)
Your Song (Elton John)
If tomorrow never comes (Ronan Keating)
Someone like you (Adele)
If I aint got you (Alicia Keys)
Mandy (Barry Mannilow)
Angels (Robbie Williams)
Bed of roses (Bon Jovi)
Just give me a reason (Pink)
When you say nothing at all (Ronan Keating)
Don't let the sun go down on me (Elton John)
She (Elvis Costello)
Chasing Cars (Snow Patrol)
She's always a woman to me (Billy Joel)
Empire state of mind (Alicia Keys)
When you tell me that you love me (Diana Ross)
Because of you (Kelly Clarkson)
When I was your man (Bruno Mars)
Thinking out loud (Ed Sheeran)
Wind beneath my wings (Bette Midler)
New York state of mind (Billy Joel)
I don't believe you (Pink)
Hero (Enrique Iglesias)
Hero (Mariah Carey)
Careless Whisper (George Michael)
When we were young (Adele)
Handbags & Gladrags (Rod Stewart/Stereophonics)
Always (Bon Jovi)
I don't wanna miss a thing (Aerosmith)
How do I live (Leann Rimes)
You're still the one (Shania Twain)
Daniel (Elton John)
Honesty (Billy Joel)
My Way (Frank Sinatra)
Films & Musicals:
This is me (The Greatest Showman)
On my own (Les Miserables)
Let it go (Frozen)
Don't cry for me Argentina (Evita)
All that jazz (Chicago)
Hopelessly devoted to you (Grease)
Last night of the world (Miss Saigon)
My heart will go on (Titanic)
Memory (Cats)
I know him so well (Chess)
Sound of music (Sound of music)
As long as he needs me (Oliver)
I dreamed a dream (Les Miserables)
Beauty & the beast (Disney)
Bella's theme (Twilight)
Speak softly love (Theme from The Godfather)
I still believe (Miss Saigon)
Send in the clowns (A little night music)
I've grown accustomed to her face (My fair lady)
My favourite things (Sound of music)
Think of me (Phantom of the opera)
Where do I begin (Theme from Love Story)
The sun will come out tomorrow (Annie)
Stars (Les Miserables)
Movie in my mind (Miss Saigon)
Defying Gravity (Wicked)
There's me (Starlight express)
Some enchanted evening (South Pacific)
Cabaret (Cabaret)
Climb every mountain (Sound of music)
On the street where you live (My fair lady)
Razzle dazzle (Chicago)
Anything goes (Anything goes)
Maybe (Annie)
Music of the night (Phantom of the opera)
Hello Dolly (Hello Dolly)
A whole new world (Aladdin)
I don't know how to love him (Jesus Christ Superstar)
People will say we're in love (Oklahoma!)
In my life (Les Miserables)
Jazz Standards:
Cheek to cheek
American patrol
Moonlight Serenade
Autumn Leaves
Moon River
As time goes by
All the way
Smoke gets in your eyes
Bye bye blackbird
Strangers in the night
Get happy
Georgia on my mind
Fly me to the moon
All of me
You made me love you
My funny valentine
Come fly with me
The nearness of you
Cry me a river
In a sentimental mood
Days of wine & roses
This masquerade
Blue moon
Night and day
I got you under my skin
I get a kick outta you
I'm in the mood for love
These foolish things
Secret Love
Lady is a tramp
Someone to watch over me
A nightingale sang in Berkley Square
It's De-lovely
You make me feel so young
The way we were
Begin the Beguine

Clare Marie - Saxophonist & Pianist's 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)£375
Up to 1 hour£375
Up to 2 hours£437.50
Up to 3 hours£500
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Each setlist for every performance is tailored around the musical preferences & song requests of each client, to create the perfect musical backdrop for your special occasion. Clients often also comment on my communication leading up to the event, to ensure we have the perfect musical plan for their big day

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Tunnels Beaches, Devon Rockbeare Manor, Devon Huntsham Court, Devon Sandy Cove Hotel, Devon Trevenna Barn, Cornwall Deer Park, Devon Brympton House, Somerset Kingston Estate, Devon Upton Barn, Devon Bovey Castle, Devon St Auderies Park, Somerset Knightor Winery, Cornwall Hallsannery House, Devon Bickleigh Castle & Mill, Devon Colehayes Park Manor, Devon

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

I always aim to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event please let me know

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

Absolutely. I always provide music on my laptop between sets, so there's no gap in the music, & on bookings without a DJ, I provide my own DJ mix to perform to.

How much time do you need to set up?

It usually takes around 30 minutes to set up, however, I always liaise directly with your venue to arrange a convenient arrival time, so I can be set up & ready before your guests arrive.

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

Absolutely, & please let me know if there are any other songs you'd like that aren't on the list, & if at all possible I will learn them for your special occasion.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, I have my own PA system & disco lights

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Yes, especially for your all-important moments, such as your first dance & Bride entrance song,
Ibiza club, Pop, Christmas, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Contemporary classical, Classical, Classical crossover, Deep house, EDM, House, Electronic, Ambient, 1920s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, 1950s era music, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Swing, Easy listening, Light music, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Disco, Covers, Top 40, Soul, Motown, R&B, Funk rock, Funk, Vintage, Tribute, Rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Indie, Pop rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Bossa nova, Modern jazz, Latin jazz, Brazilian music, Salsa, Latin, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Alternative rock, Afrobeat, African music
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Wedding, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Cruise, Theatre / Show, Corporate event, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve, Concert
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