Saxophonist

SAX A DAN

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About SAX

Saxophonist
Leeds
Public liability insurance of £1 million
A sexy sax playing man called Dan!

I've been playing saxophone for most of my life and professionally for the past 5 years. I've played across the world on cruise ships, done summer seasons in Europe's top party destinations and played at weddings all over the world so have a lot of experience at a whoule range of different events. I can provide totally bespoke background music for functions, birthdays, weddings and corporate events or improvise melodies along with a DJ, adding that special sax sound to any performance! I use industry standard SHURE radio mic system, so can perform from anywhere in the venue and have a range of effects to give a real quality club sound! I also own a portable PA system that can be used outside or where there isn't a sound system available. I'm based in Leeds but am more than willing to travel so send me an enquiry and let's make your event that little bit more special!

Performance details
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
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Pop, Covers, Karaoke, Top 40, Electronic, Deep house, Drum 'n' Bass, EDM, Electro-Swing, House, Ibiza club, Jazz, Blues, Modern jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Easy listening, Light music, Christmas, Film / TV music, Swing, Military
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Recording session, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Sound technician, Audio engineer, Fluent improviser, Instrumental teaching
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Song list

Classic Pop/Jazz
Careless Whisper - George Michael
One Step Beyond - Madness
Baker Street - Gerry Rafferty
Take Five - Dave Brubeck
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Fly me to the Moon - Frank Sinatra
Summertime - Jazz Standard
Georgia On My Mind - Ray Charles
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Proud Mary - Tina Turner
Space Cowboy - Jamiroquai
Show Me Love - Robin S
Dreamer - Livin’ Joy
Rhythm is a Dancer - SNAP!
Finally - CeCe Peniston
Chillout/Sax House
Sexual Healing - Marving Gye (kygo Remix)
Jubel -klingande
Firestone - Kygo
Vandaag - Bakermat
Old Thing Back - Notorious BIG
Stole The Show - Kygo
Fast Car - Jonas Blue (Dekota)
Waves -Robin Schulz
Changes - Faul & Wad Ad
Ain’t Nobody - Felix Jaehn
Are You With Me (Kungs Remix) - Lost Frequencies
Runaway (Smalltown Boy) - Kate Ryan
Show Me Love (EDX Remix) - Sam Feldt & Kimberly Anne
Sonnenkind - MOWE
Sun Goes Down Ft. Jasmine Thompson - Robin Schulz
Upbeat Chart/House/Ibiza
Piece of Your Heart - Meduza
Giant - Calvin Harris
One Kiss - Calvin Harris
Lean On - Major Laser
I took a pill in Ibiza - Mike Posner (Seeb Remix)
Hotline Bling - Drake
One Dance - Drake
Cheap Thrills - Sia
How Deep is Your Love - Calvin Harris
No Money - Galantis
This Girl - Kungs vs Cookin’
Freed From Desire - Gala
Lush Life - Zara Larsson
The Girl is Mine - 99 Souls Ft. Destiny’s Child
Light it up - Major Lazer
Mr. Saxobeat - Alexandra Stan
Gecko (Overdrive) - Oliver Heldens & Becky Hill
Show Me Love - Steve Angello & Laidback
Intoxicated - Martin Solveig & GTA
Insomnia - Faithless
Levels - Avicii
Wake Me Up - Avicii
Waiting For Love - Avicii
Don’t You Worry Child - Swedish House Mafia
Man With the Red Face - Funkagenda & Mark Knight
17- MK
Piece Of Me - MK
Million Voices - Otto Knows
Give Me Your Love - Sigala
Easy Love - Sigala
U Sure Do - Strike
Flowers (Sunship Edit) - Sweet Female Attitude
Infinity 2008 - Guru Josh Project
Destination Calabria - Alex Gaudino
Symphony Ft. Zara Larsson - Clean Bandit
Moving Too Fast - Artful Dodger
My Head is a Jungle (MK Remix) - Wankelmut Ft. Emma Louise
Push the Feeling (MK Dub) - Nightcrawlers
Show Me Ft. Mslisha Bleu - Ryan Blyth
One - Swedish House Mafia
Beautiful People - Chris Brown
Customer questions

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

I always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let me know.

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

Absolutely! This is a really popular request so if you'd like me to DJ and provide a PA sound system and lighting just ask me and I'll put a quote together for you!

How much time do you need to set up?

If its just live sax I require a minimum of 15 mins to set up.

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

Of course! You can choose as may unique songs as you like.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

All I require is an XLR or Jack mic input in the DJ mixer/controller, the rest I will provide.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If a song isn't included in my song list there is a chance I already know it. Essentially I can improvise along to any song (within reason) but if there is a particular song that you require, let me know at least a week before the event and I will learn it for you FREE of charge!

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)£200
Up to 1 hour£375
Up to 2 hours£475
Up to 3 hours£575
Available services
DJ set
+£400

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Yasmin K, 1 year ago

Dan was amazing!! Totally exceeded my expectations. He was very professional and made the party come alive at my even reception on my wedding. The dance floor was full from beginning till end, the atmosphere was buzzing. All my guest were saying how mint he was. I would highly recommend Dan to anyone. Thank you so much !!

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Charlotte P, 1 year ago

Dan was amazing, exactly what we wanted for our wedding my husband and I danced all night! Thank you Dan

From other musicians:

20th July 2018

I've seen Sax-a-Dan play many times and performed with him also, he can freestyle to just about anything! He can cater for all types of events, play with DJ's or other instruments and definitely can get the party started, as well as play some very cool laid back tunes! Would definitely recommend!!