Dan Gribbin

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Professional saxophonist available for weddings and functions as soloist or as part of an ensemble
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Having studied on the prestigious ‘Joint Course’ between the Royal Northern College of Music and The University of Manchester, Dan has recently graduated with a first-class honours degree in music. Maintaining a keen interest in jazz, pop and classical music, Dan regularly performs as a wedding saxophonist to create the perfect atmosphere, from relaxed background music to party hits to get guests dancing. If you are interested in Dan's services, please get in contact for a quote.

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Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Dixieland, Modern jazz, Barbershop, Swing, Latin jazz, Jazz fusion, Ragtime, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Gypsy jazz, Gospel, Christmas, Contemporary Christian, Military, Traditional church music, Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Early music, Fanfare, Film / TV music, Medieval music, Musical theatre, Opera, Renaissance, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Folk, Bluegrass, Ceilidh, Country, Folk rock, Irish rock, Rockabilly, Traditional English folk, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Welsh folk, Avant garde, Easy listening, Experimental, Light music, Marching, Originals, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Covers, Disco, Funk, Funk rock, Karaoke, Motown, Soul, Top 40, Tribute, Vintage, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Hard rock, Indie, Pop rock, Post rock, Power rock, Progressive rock, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Synth rock, World music, African music, Asian music, Australian music, Balkan, Bavarian oompah, Bollywood, Bossa nova, Brazilian music, Calypso, Caribbean music, Cuban music, Cumbia, Flamenco, German music, Indian music, Italian music, Jewish music, Klezmer, Latin, Polka, Reggae, Salsa, Samba, Scottish music, Ska, Tango, Mariachi
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Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Actor, Live looping, Fluent improviser, Instrumental teaching, Fluent sight-reader, MC, Lyricist, Songwriter, Arranger, Composer, Orchestrator, Producer
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Song list

Pop and Soul
Isn’t she lovely
A Thousand Years
All of me (Legend)
Can You Feel The Love Tonight
I’m Yours
Sir Duke
Aint No Sunshine (When She’s Gone)
Colours Of The Wind
Cry Me A River
Here comes the sun
He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother
How Deep Is Your Love
Just The Way You Are
I Just called to say I love you
Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Dream a little dream
Killing Me Softly With His Song
Moon River
She's The One
The Wind Beneath My Wings
When You Say Nothing At All
At Last
Rule The World
Shape of You
What A Wonderful World
Lets Stay Together
I Get The Sweetest Feeling
Stand By Me
Lean On Me
Pick Up The Pieces
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Chasing Cars
All The Things You Are
All of Me
Ain't Misbehavin'
La Vie En Rose
Autumn Leaves
Mack the knife
Blue Moon
Embraceable You
Fascinating Rhythm
Fly Me To The Moon
God Bless The Child
Harlem Nocturne
Have You Met Miss Jones
How High The Moon
I Got Rhythm
It's Alright With Me
Over The Rainbow
Satin Doll
Sweet Georgia Brown
Swinging Shepherd Blues
Take Five
The Girl From Ipanema
When I Fall In Love
My Funny Valentine
My Heart Will Go On
Night And Day
Round Midnight
Fly Me To The Moon
In The Mood
It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
Satin Doll
Take The 'A' Train
Yardbird Suite
Hit The Road Jack


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

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Short performance (up to 15 min)£100
Up to 1 hour£160
Up to 2 hours£250
Up to 3 hours£320
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From Encore customers:

Rachel I
9 days ago
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5 out of 5

Dan was great, professional & friendly. His music was great and really helped set a relaxed vibe during our wedding breakfast. So glad we were able to book Dan and lucky as it was quite last minute.

Phil J
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

Dan was fantastic! He created a great atmosphere at the drinks reception for my birthday party, playing just the kind of music we wanted. Very amiable and keen to make sure we were happy. Can’t recommend him highly enough!

Kara W
6 months ago
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5 out of 5

Dan was absolutely fantastic and a great addition to our wedding. The guests loved listening to Dan play during the arrival drinks and playing along to the music later on. Hia communication was brilliant and he was happy to play songs from a list we had given. So so happy! Thank you Dan!

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Kirsty W
1 month ago, for a Wedding anniversary in Huddersfield
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5 out of 5

Dan played at our anniversary party and the guests absolutely loved it , he was quick and helpful with communicating before the event, discussing the set list and requests with us ect and was the perfect background music, would definitely hire again, so polite and friendly.

Katie M
2 months ago, for a Wedding in Newark NG22
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5 out of 5

Dan played at our wedding and it was absolutely perfect, I highly recommend him! He played background jazz saxophone in the venue courtyard while our guests were having reception drinks and canapes. Our guests loved it. We chatted to Dan about the kind of music and atmosphere we wanted to create for our rustic wedding and he did the rest and came up with the most perfect set. My husband is very musical so it meant a lot to him that Dan created such an excellent atmosphere

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