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London based award winning multi instrumentalist saxophonist/woodwind specialist, curator and bandleader of Groucho Club Soho jazz events.
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Public liability insurance of £10 million
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
Jazz, Classical, Pop, Musical theatre, IDM, Electronic, Ambient, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Blues, Cabaret, Dixieland, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Barbershop, Gospel, Light music, Experimental, Easy listening, Originals, Acoustic, Covers, Soul, Top 40, Motown, Tribute, Vintage, R&B, Funk rock, Ambient pop, Rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Classic rock, Film / TV music, Opera, Baroque, Contemporary classical, Classical crossover, Folk, Folk rock, Americana, Disco, Funk, Hip Hop, Karaoke, World music, Bossa nova, Christmas, Renaissance, Alternative rock, Britpop, Latin, Ska
Arranger, Orchestrator, Producer, Transcription, Audio engineer, Composer, Songwriter, Lyricist, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Composition teaching, Examiner
Top 40 songs by arrangement - too many to list! jazz standards and example repertoire as below:
All of Me
All The Things You Are
April in Paris
Begin the Beguine
Blues for Alice
Body and Soul
Bye Bye Blackbird
Come Rain or Come Shine
Cry Me A River
Days of Wine and Rose
Don’t Get Around Anymore
I Got it Bad
In Sentimental Mood
It Don't Mean a Thing
(If It Ain't Got That Swing)
My Little Suede Shoes
Night and Day
Some Day My Prince Will Come
Stella by Starlight
Take the "A" Train
There is No Greater Love
What Is This Thing Called Love
What do your clients love most about your performances?
Impeccable musicianship and professionalism. Great players, people and respectful courteous and understanding professionals with a huge amount of experience in all areas of the music industry.
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
Albert Hall Groucho Club Soho ( curator and bandleader of all Groucho Jazz events) Monaco Sporting Club ( with Frank Sinatra) Dominion Theatre ( supporting the Proclaimers) Tokyo Grand Hall Berlin Ostpalast New York Green Room New York 42 Below Los Angeles Royce Hall ( with Tim Lefevre from David Bowie's Blackstar band) Hammersmith Apollo ( many occasions)
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
Frank Sinatra Brand New Heavies Aretha Franklin Bob Berg Michael Brecker Chris Potter David Sanborn John Coltrane Miles David
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
Frank Sinatra, Croix Rouge Ball VIP invited guests Monaco Sporting Club with Monaco Philharmonic Orchestra, Frank Sinatra's band conducted by Frank Sinatra Jnr.
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
I can accomodate changes to playing duration, location within the venue up to the day of the event. For postponements or cancellations a minimum 48 hours notice is required in line with current Musicians Union guidelines. I will always try my utmost to accommodate clients wishes and am very flexible and understanding!
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
Absolutely. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free. If you'd like a DJ service via our PA after the final set until the venue closes, we provide this for an additional £100.”
How much time do you need to set up?
Solo sax: 20-30 minutes maximum
Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?
Absolutely ! I work very closely with clients to ensure they have all the music they wish wherever possible. Bespoke set lists are included in the fee.
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
Can you learn song requests before the event?
Of course - please give notice for this to allow sourcing the material and/or creating a backing track and allow a incremental fee of £40.
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Short performance (up to 15 min)||£150|
|Up to 1 hour||£200|
|Up to 2 hours||£250|
|Up to 3 hours||£250|
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