Alto Saxophonist

Matt Wates

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Alto Saxophonist
Rye
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I've been a professional jazz sax player (alto) since 1985 and am available for any size of ensemble from duo to big band!
Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
My equipment is PAT tested
Musicianship
Genres:
Jazz, Blues, Modern jazz, Latin jazz
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Corporate event, Wedding, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session
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Other skills:
Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching
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Timothy B, 3 months ago

Amazing evening. Everyone so loved the music.

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Alexandra W, 1 year ago

Matt played at our son's 21st. He is a fantastic musician and so nice to deal with. He and his colleagues turned up in good time, dressed beautifully in black tie, judged the mood perfectly and fitted in so well with the situation. Matt is a delight to deal with and we would definitely recommend him and use him again.

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Sarah S, 1 year ago

Matt and Nigel played at our cigar and rum tasting during the Rye Jazz Festival last year. Amazing!! Their music filled the outdoor space and added perfectly to the atmosphere of relaxed, Latin fun that we hoped for. Matt played my favourite "Girl from Ipanema"...which can be so cheesy, but he played with sensitivity and depth of feeling. A real goosebump moment! I cannot recommend these musicians highly enough.

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