Saxophonist

Sam Knight

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Saxophonist
London
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Tenor, Alto & Soprano Jazz Saxophonist. 1st Class (Hons) graduation of The Guildhall School of Music. Official deputy for NYJO. Band leader.

Sam's musical ambition really took off on the Junior Welsh course. He had already been performing music for a few years before but wanted to develop further and quicker. After the Royal Welsh, he went to Chetham's School of Music in Manchester for 6th Form where he completed his A-Levels and managed to gain a place at the prestigious, Guildhall School of Music & Drama. Now he is living in London and aiming to integrate onto the Jazz scene, build a folio of performances, create and join bands/projects. He also plays in clubs around London with DJ's, with videos of these events soon to be available. Sam plays a variety of music from classical to Jazz & Funk. His instruments are: - Conn 10m Tenor Saxophone with a Lawton 'Bell-Bronze' 7*b mouthpiece - Yanagisawa 901 Alto Saxophone with a Yanagisawa 'Ebonite' Mouthpiece - Leblanc Bliss Clarinet - Yamaha 211 Flute.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
Musicianship
Genres:
Jazz, Blues, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Modern jazz, Swing, Gospel, Electronic, Deep house, EDM, House, Pop, Hip Hop, Disco, Funk, Funk rock, Motown, R&B, Soul, Rock
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, 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:
Composer, Songwriter, Transcription, Fluent sight-reader, Fluent improviser, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Composition teaching
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Song list

Superstition
Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Sir Duke
I Want You Back
Skylark
I'll Be Seeing You
How Deep Is The Ocean?
I Love You
Oleo
I Got You (I Feel Good)
Papa's Got A Brand New Bag
Get Up Offa That Thing
Mana
The Chicken
Four Brothers
Red Baron
Sunny
Detroit
Matinee Idol
The Best Thing For You
There'll Never Be Another You
You'd Be So Easy To Love
Triste
Corcovado
The Girl From Ipanema
Desafinado
Baubles, Bangles And Beads
Tangerine
Samba De Uma Nota So
Billie's Bounce
The Lady Is A Tramp
A Foggy Day
Byebye Blackbird
All Blues

Reviews

From customers:

Barry G, 1 year ago

A young saxophone player who has always impressed me with his mature attitude to playing. Original; and he’s done his homework!

Tom R, 1 year ago

Strong compositional identity and beautiful, soaring saxophone qualities.

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