Saxophone ensemble

Saxy Maids

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About Saxy Maids

Cornwall's premier all female saxophone quartet. We can play indoors, outdoors and parade through the streets if requested!!
Saxophone ensemble
Helston
Public liability insurance of £10 million

The saxy maids, Cornwall’s all female saxophone quartet, were established in 2000 and have enjoyed playing across many venues for many occasions over the years. We have been performing with our current line up for the past six years, although we have played together for many years in various other bands and ensembles. We absolutely love playing together as a quartet and enjoy rehearsing and arranging new material often so we can cover all genres and are up to date for current requests. We can cater for most occasions and have played wedding, concerts, festivals, functions and many more. We are acoustic and flexible in numbers so can fit any setting. Our repertoire consists of a wide range of genres from jazz to classical and pop to funk. The quartet have performed at the St Ives September festival, Roselidden, the Jubilee Pool and have guested for various choirs across the county. One of our more interesting performances was parading through the streets of St Ives for a local wedding.

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Genres:
Christmas, Classical, Film / TV music, Fanfare, Musical theatre, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Dixieland, Latin jazz, Jazz fusion, Ragtime, Swing, Marching, Pop, Covers, Acoustic, Funk
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party
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Song list

That's a Plenty
Nice Work If You Can Get It
It Don't Mean A Thing
You'll Be Back - Hamilton
Maple Leaf Rag
Careless Whisper
Pink Panther
Summertime
The Entertainer
When I'm 64
Cheek To Cheek
Moon River
Birdland
Rewrite The Stars
Over The Rainbow
Don't Worry - Be Happy
Africa - Toto
Don't Stop Me Now
Cagney & Lacey
Gabriel's Oboe
What A Wonderful World
Guaglione
Shanty Saxes (Wellerman)
Take 5
Sir Duke
Libertango
Strasbourg St. Denis
Cornish Pastyche (Medley)
Whistling Away The Dark
A Million Dreams
I Fell Good
Moondance
Men Behaving Badly
Magnificent 7
Rock Around The Clock
Fly Me To The Moon
Sie Sieht Mich Nicht
I'll Be There For You
Cantina (Star Wars)
Forrest Gump Suite
A Thousand Miles
The Simpsons Theme
Mission Impossible
Come On Eileen
Congratulations
Celebration
Watermelon Man
Besame Mucho
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
Save The Best For Last
Brazil
I Wish
Toy Story
This Is Me
Do You Wanna Build A Snowman?
Moonlight Serenade
Miller Mix
Disney Mix
Peanut Vendor
Fragile
Hayburner
Love Is Here To Stay
St. Lois Blues
Aint Misbehavin'
American Patrol
I've Got You Under My Skin
Girl From Ipanema
Harlem Nocturne
Alexanders Ragtime Band
Lil Darlin'
Unforgettable
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Bees Knees
Black Bottom Stomp
Crazy Rhythm
Beatles Mix
Grease Mix
Bohemian Rhapsody
Night In Tunisia
Livin' On A Prayer
Love and Marriage
Sex and the City
Let There Be Love
Bolero
Scott Joplin Mix
Caravan
Christmas Set
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

As well as our usual quartet (4), we can offer a trio (3), duo (2) or solo saxophone.

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

We 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 us know

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

Absolutely. We can play music between sets. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free.

How much time do you need to set up?

We don't need more than 20 minutes to set up.

Can you roam around while you perform?

Yes - we have paraded wedding guests from the church to the reception through the streets, and can roam amongst guests indoors.

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

Yes, we have over 200 to chose from from jazz and pop to classical and show tunes. Our set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time.

Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?

Yes, we don't use any specialist equipment.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £30 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc.

Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£200
Up to 2 hours£250
Up to 3 hours£375

Reviews

From customers:

MS
Mrs S
7 years ago

Thank you to the Saxy maids, we absolutely loved that they parades us throug the streets of St. Ives from the church to our part venue. Would highly recommend them.

PL
Pete L
6 years ago

A professional quartet that brought in a great crowd to the September festival. Already re-booked for next year.