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Emma Sax

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International Saxophonist🎷☀️ House/Dance/Ibiza Classics - Acoustic Pop - Jazz - Chilled Tropical House - Perfect addition to any event!
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Emma Sax is a dynamic and energetic international female saxophonist with a passion for performing. With a master’s degree in music, Emma has quickly made a name for herself within the industry and has become an in-demand performer. She is currently based in the UK and performing alongside top DJs giving lively, professional, and unforgettable performances worldwide. Her captivating energy has seen her perform a soloist for numerous private and corporate events, weddings, festivals, restaurants, and clubs nationally and internationally. Her love for performing has seen her playing for a summer residency in one of Cannes most renowned restaurant and nightclub. Emma also performed intensively with a variety of theatre shows and bands playing in some of the UK's top venues as well as touring across Europe including The Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, and Spain, as well as multiple locations in Australia and Dubai. Excelling across multiple genres from laid-back acoustic pop, soul, and jazz to upbeat Ibiza style house/dance music. Emma will tailor the music and personalise it specifically to each occasion. The perfect addition to any event!

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Musicianship
Genres:
Ibiza club, Christmas, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Folk, Easy listening, Light music, Jazz, Blues, Dixieland, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Swing, Country, Pop, Covers, Disco, Funk, Motown, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Pop rock, Indie, Classical, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, House, Electro-Swing, Electronic, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Cabaret, Gypsy jazz, Ragtime, Barbershop, Gospel, Deep house, Electronica, Garage, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Americana, Funk rock, Hip Hop, Karaoke, Tribute, Vintage, Techno, Folk rock, Jungle, 1960s era music
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Fluent sight-reader, Fluent improviser
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Emma's Song list

•••House/Dance/Ibiza Classics•••
17 – MK
21 Reasons - Nathan Dare ft. Ella Henderson
All 4 Love – Mark Knight ft. Tasty Lopez
Afterglow - Wilkinson
Break My Soul - Beyonce
Came Here For Love – Sigala ft. Ella Eyre
Changes – Faul & Wad Ad
Crazy What Love Can Do - David Guetta & Becky Hill
Deep Down - Alok, Ella Eyre & Kenny Dope ft. Never Dull
Deeper Love – Mike Mago
Destination Calabria (ft. Crystal Waters) – Alex Gaudino
Dreamer - Livin' Joy
Everybody's Free (To Feel Good) - Rozalla
Finally 7” Choice Mix – CeCe Penistone
Fireball - Pitbull
Flowers (Sunship Radio Edit) - Sweet Female Attitude
Free - Ultra Nate
Freed From Desire – Gala
Friday (ft. Musfasa & Hypeman) - Riton & Nightcrawlers
Gecko (Overdrive) - Oliver Heldens & Becky Hill
Get Out My Head - Shane Codd
Giant - Calvin Harris & Rag'n'Bone Man
Head & Heart ft. MNEK – Joel Corry
I Wanna Feel – Secondcity
Infinity 2008 - Guru Josh Project
Intoxicated - Martin Solveig
(It Goes Like) Nanana - Peggy Gou
It Just Won't Do - Tim Deluxe
Jubel – Klingande
Latch (ft. Sam Smith) - Disclosure
Levels - Avicii
Lola’s Theme (Radio Edit) – The Shapeshifters
Love Tonght - Shouse
Make a Move on Me – Joey Negro
Man With Red Face – Mark Knight
Million Voices - Otto Knows
My Head Is A Jungle - Wankelmut & Emma Louise
My Way – Calvin Harris
One Day (Vandaag) – Bakermat
One Kiss - Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa
One Night ft. Raphaella – MK & Sonny Fodera
Pasilda - Afro Medusa
Piece of Your Heart - Meduza
Pjanoo - Eric Prydz
Pump It Up - Endor
Put 'Em High (ft. Therese) - StoneBridge
Rhythm of The Night - Corona
So Real (Warriors) – Too Many Zoos vs KDA ft. Jess Glynne
Soul Sacrifice - Dombresky
Shed a Light – Rob Schulz
Show Me Love - Robin S.
Sweet Lovin - Sigala
Summer - Calvin Harris
This Girl – Kungs Cookin on 3 Burners
This Is What You Came For - Calvin Harris & Rihanna
Treasured Soul – Michael Calfan
Waiting All Night (ft. Ella Eyre) - Rudimental
We Found Love - Rihanna
Where Did You Go - Jax Jones & MNEK
Wish You Well - Sigala & Becky Hill
•••Chilled House/Pool Party Vibes•••
Bang! (ft. April) [EDX’s Ibiza Sunrise Remix] – Sandy Rivera
Benediction - Hot Natured
California Dreamin - Freischwimmer
Cola (Simon Mills Full Sugar Mix) - CamelPhat & Elderbrook
Cold Light (ft. Leo Stannard) - KC Lights
Deeper Love - Mike Mago
Faded (Martin Tropical House Remix) – F-ZHU
Fast Car (ft. Dakota) – Jonas Blue
Firestone 9ft. Conrad Sewell) – Kygo
I Got U (ft. Jax Jones) – Duke Dumont
Is This Love (ft. LVNDSCAPE & Boiler) [Remix] – Bob Marley
Late Night Feelings (ft. Lykke Li) - Mark Ronson
Lost in Music (Dimitri from Paris Remix) – Sister Sledge
Never Too Much - GOLD RVSH & MIYA MIYA
No Man No Cry (Worakls Remix) [ft. Leslie Clio] – Oliver Koletzki
Ocean Drive (Michael Calfan Remix) - Duke Dumont
Prayer in C – Robin Schulz & LILLYWOOD
Put Em' High [Claes Rosen Lounge Remix] - StoneBridge & Therese
Ride It (Franky Wah Sunset Mix) – Regard & Frankey Wah
Saltwater (2015 Radio Rework) – Nora En Pure
September Song (Indian Summer Mix) – JP Cooper
Sexual Healing (Kygo Remix) – Kygo & Mavin Gaye
Show Me Love (EDX Inidan Remix) – Sam Feldt
Sing It Back - Ash & Naila
So Good To Me – Chris Malinchak
This Girl [Fabich Remix] - Kungs Vs Cookin' on 3 Burners
Times Like These (EDX’s Indian Summer Remix) – Albin Myers
What Is Love 2016 – Lost Frequencies
Waves – Mr. Probz, Robin Schulz Radio Edit
•••Jazz•••
Afternoon in Paris
All of Me
Autumn in New York
Beautiful Love
Besame Mucho
Black Orpheus
Blue Bossa
Body and Soul
Cry Me A River
Desafinado
Dream A Little Dream
Fly Me To The Moon
Georgia On My Mind
Girl From Ipanema
Groovin' High
Have You Met Miss Jones
In a Sentimental Mood
It Had To Be You
Just Friends
Lady Is A Tramp
Mack The Knife
Misty
Moon River
Moondance
Moonlight In Vermont
Mr PC
My Favourite Things
My Funny Valentine
My Romance
Night And Day
Out of Nowhere
Over The Rainbow
Polka Dots & Moonbeams
Stella By Starlight
Strasbourg/St. Denis
Summertime
Sway
Take 5
The Way You Look Tonight
There Will Never Be Another You
What A Difference A Day Made
What A Wonderful World
You Make Me Feel So Young
•••Sax & Acoustic Backing Tracks•••
A Million Dreams - The Greatest Showman
A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
About Damn Time - Lizzo
Adore You - Harry Styles
Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers
All of Me – John Legend
At Last – Etta James
Better Together - Jack Johnson
Can’t Help Falling In Love – Haley Reinhart
Can't Stop The Feeling - Justin Timberlake
Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You – Frankie Valli
Careless Whisper - George Michael
Dance Monkey – Tonnes & I
Diamonds – Rihanna
Don't Know Why - Norah Jones
Don’t Start Now – Dua Lipa
Dream A Little Dream - Peggy Lee
Dreams – Fleetwood Mac
Feeling Good - Michael Buble
Firework - Katy Perry
Grenade - Bruno Mars
Hallelujah - Leonard Cohan
Happy - Pharrell
Havana - Camela Cabelo
Here Comes The Sun - The Beatles
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
If I Ain't Got You - Alicia Keys
Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
Just The Two of Us – Grover Washington Jr.
Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
Kiss Me - Sixpence None The Richer
La Vie En Rose - Èdith Piaf
Let Me Love You - Mario
LOVE - Nat King Cole
Love Me Like You Do - Ellie Goulding
Marry You - Bruno Mars
Memories – Maroon 5
Moon River - Audrey Hepburn
Next To Me - Emeli Sande
No Scrubs - TLC
One Last Time – Arianna Grande
Paradise - Coldplay
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Photograph - Ed Sheeran
Pure Imagination - Gene Wilder
Rather Be - Clean Bandit & Jess Glynne
Rewrite The Stars - The Greatest Showman
Running Up That Hill - Kate Bush
Say My Name - Destinys Child
Señorita – Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello
Shallow - Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
She Will Be Loved - Maroon 5
Someone You Loved – Lewis Capaldi
Songbird - Fleetwood Mac
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Sunday Morning - Maroon 5
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
Teenage Dream - Katy Perry
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Versace On The Floor – Bruno Mars
Watermelon Sugar – Harry Styles
We Found Love – Calvin Harris & Rihanna
Wildest Dreams - Taylor Swift
Yellow - Coldplay
You Belong With Me - Taylor Swift
Your Song - Elton John
•••Pop/Motown/R&B•••
Ain’t Nobody – Chaka Khan
Always There (ft. Jocelyn Brown) - Incognito
Cheerleader - Omi
Crazy In Love - Beyonce
Dance Monkey – Tonnes & I
Dancing In The Street – Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
Despacito – Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber
Don’t Start Now – Dua Lipa
Everybody Dance (ft. Nile Rodgers) – Cedric Gervais & Franklin
Forget You – CeeLo Green
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Happy – Pharrell
Havana – Camila Cabello
Hold My Hand – Jess Glynne
I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
Lost In Music - Sister Sledge (Dimitri from Paris Remix)
Million Dollar Bill – Whitney Houston
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
Proud Mary – Tina Turner
Rain On Me - Lady Gaga
Rather Be – Clean Bandit ft. Jess Glynne
Respect – Aretha Franklin
Samba de Janeiro - Bellini
Sax - Fleur East
September – Earth, Wind & Fire
Shape of You – Ed Sheeran
Superstitious - Stevie Wonder
Symphony - Zara Larrson
Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
Locked Out of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Talk Dirty - Jason Derulo
The Girl Is Mine (ft. Destiny's Child & Brandy) - 99 Souls
Treasure – Bruno Mars
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
•••Christmas Backing Tracks•••
All I Want For Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey
Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) - Michael Buble
Deck The Halls - Nat King Cole
Do They Know It's Christmas - Band Aid
Driving Home For Christmas - Chris Rea
Fairytale of New York - The Pogues
Feliz Navidad - Jose Reliciano
Frosty the Snowman - Gene Autry
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Michael Buble
Holly Jolly Christmas - Michael Buble
I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday - Wizzard
It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas - Michael Buble
It's The Most Wonderful Time of The Year - Andy Williams
Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms
Jingle Bells - Michael Buble
Last Christmas - Wham!
Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow - Frank Sinatra
Merry Christmas Everyone - Shakin Stevens
Merry Xmas Everybody - Slade
O Come All Ye Faithful - Elvis Presley
Rockin Around The Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee
Santa Baby - Michael Buble
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - Michael Buble
Silent Night - Michael Buble
Sleigh Ride - The Ronettes
Step Into Christmas - Elton John
Underneath The Tree - Kelly Clarkson
We Wish You A Merry Christmas
White Christmas - The Drifters
Winter Wonderland - Michael Buble
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

The ability to roam and get on the dance floor with high energy and get the party started with the crowd!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

UK: Royal Albert Hall, The Roundhouse, The Gherkin, The NEC, The Savoy, The Kimpton Fitzroy, Century Club Soho, The Lyric Theatre, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Bridgewater Hall, Bowcliffe Hall. International Tours across: Australia, The Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Dubai. Summer 2020 residency: Medusa (Cannes, France).

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Candy Dulfer, Gerald Albright, Cannonball Adderley, Grace Kelly, Eric Marienthal, Maceo Parker, Charlie Parker, Kirk Whalum, Wilton Felder.

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

The Butterfly Ball. Summer Residency at Medusa in Cannes. BBC Sports Personality of The Year Awards. The Film Festival, Marbella. Ian Botham's charity event 'Beefy's Ball'. Mini's New Electric Car Launch.

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

That's no problem, these things happen! If you could let me know as soon as possible then we can be flexible and work around the new timings.

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

Of course, I'm happy to play music in between my sets, just let me know what style/genre of music you'd like. For music before or after my set will be a small additional fee.

How much time do you need to set up?

The setup time is between 15-30 minutes - depending on the event. I'll usually arrive around 45min-1hour before the start of the performance to get everything ready to go!

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

Yes, we'll design the set list specifically for you and your event.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, I'll have everything I need with me.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Yes of course. Just let me know the song(s) in advance!

Emma'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)£315
Up to 1 hour£375
Up to 2 hours£445
Up to 3 hours£500
Packages
Wedding ceremony
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. *PA Speaker included
£375
Drinks reception
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception with music in between the sets. *PA speaker included.
£440
Evening Party
2 x 45 min or 3 x 30 min sets during your evening party alongside your DJ. (Over a 2-3 hour period).
£440
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Evening Party
- 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 during the evening party (over 2-3 hours) alongside your DJ. *1 PA Speaker included.
£750
DJ/Sax Evening Package
- 2 x 45 mins or 3 x 30 mins sets of saxophone performance during your evening party. - 2 LD Maui 5 speakers/DJ booth/controller and mixer included. I can provide music before, in between, and after the saxophone sets (max 6 hours). *This package can only be booked with the saxophone performances.
£750

Add-ons

One PA System
+£50
Two PA Speakers
+£100
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Emma's Reviews

From Encore customers:

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Lucy N
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5 out of 5

Amazing performer and so personable yet professional. Thank you so much Emma!

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Dawn S
3 months ago
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5 out of 5

Highly recommend Emma. She played for a small group of us (19) and she really got the party started! Great energy and song choices to get us up and keep us up dancing. Many thanks Emma, you were amazing

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Stephanie K
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Fantastic performer and musician - fulfilled the brief and was so accommodating and understanding on the night! Thank you!

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Sera C
5 months ago
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Emma absolutely made my 50th birthday....Emma and I had one conversation about music and theme of the party. Her song choices and energy made the room bounce, her personality sparkled and felt comfortable. Guests were in awe watching and listening to her playing. I have had many people come up and offer their gratitude for being able able to listen to such a professional musician. We were able to dance to house music and even sit and take in the more chilled music at the beginning of the evening. Just what I had asked for. Wonderful, Thank you x I cannot thank her enough and would recommend and hire her again.

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Sarah
6 years ago

Just wanted to say a huge thank you. The saxophonist for our wedding was INCREDIBLE. I had the best time dancing with her music. I know my DJ found her amazing too. Everyone loved it and everyone danced all night. Thank you very much

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Vickie B
6 years ago

We recently had the pleasure of Emma playing the saxophone at our daughter' s 21st birthday party, I can honestly say Emma was a true professional and made the night extra special! Everyone really enjoyed the music and danced the whole night! I would highly recommend Emma to anyone who wants to add that special touch to their celebrations -Thank you again

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