Alto Saxophonist

Ian Thompson

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Alto Saxophonist
Rayleigh
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A professional sax player (alto & tenor) for 20 years+, Ian is extremely experienced in performing with bands, as a solo act, or with DJs.

An accomplished musician and performer, Ian has been playing the saxophone for over 20 years. Having worked for some of the UK's premier function bands and toured with many international artists... Ian has also played on numerous recordings and appeared on many TV and radio shows such as Top of the Pops, The National Lottery and The Clive James Show. Ian is also a much sought-after solo entertainer, who has performed at many diverse venues and events including: Weddings, corporate functions, private parties, as well as Restaurants, Hotels and night club appearances 'free-styling' with the DJ. In addition to his distinctive, soulful sound and fluent playing... Ian is also an experienced solo performer and vocalist, and with a large repertoire of over 250 songs and instrumentals at his finger tips - Ian is guaranteed to create the perfect atmosphere for you - whatever your event. Previous credits include touring and working with: ABC, Drizabone, The Foundations, Kenny Thomas, Jonathan Butler, Joey Negro, Guru Josh, Jimmy James...

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
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Jazz, Blues, Jazz fusion, Swing, Modern jazz, Latin jazz, Pop, Acoustic, Funk, Disco, Covers, Funk rock, R&B, Motown, Karaoke, Soul, Easy listening, Light music
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Instruments:
Alto saxophone, Keyboard, Tenor saxophone, Singer
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Recording session, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party
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Other skills:
Producer, Sound technician, Audio engineer
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Reviews

From customers:

Paris 2, 4 years ago

We recently asked Ian to perform at an awards evening for us. He did a wonderful job and his music really gave the event a great atmosphere. The variety of songs played were fantastic and were well received by our guests. A hugely talented saxophone player that we will be asking back to our future events.

Becky U, 4 years ago

Ian came along to our office Christmas party to provide the background music during our sit-down meal. Throughout his performance, Ian created the perfect ambience with his wide ranging repertoire and had diners singing along, enjoying the vibe. We would thoroughly recommend using Ian to provide the entertainment at any party. He is fantastic!'

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