Saxophonists for hire in Dorset

Hire a saxophonist in Dorset for your wedding, party or event. Whether you want to book a jazz saxophonist to perform sophisticated background music or you're looking for a saxophone player who will get the dance-floor pumping with Ibiza club classics, you've come to the right place. Browse our selection of the 206 best saxophonists local to Dorset right here.

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Hire Wendy Allen Saxophonist Saxophonist with Encore
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£250 - £500
SaxophonistBournemouth

Professional female saxophonist playing easy listening, lounge, jazz & pop, soul, groove and Ibiza chillout songs, Mobile DJ, sax & DJ

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Hire Oleg Zaremskyi Saxophonist with Encore
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£250 - £690
SaxophonistShaftesbury

One of the best Saxophonist in South, South-West! 99,9% happy clients! Over 150 gigs per year as Solo act or within function bands.

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Hire Ian Close Saxophonist with Encore
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From£180
SaxophonistDorset

SMOOTH SOLO SAX FOR ANY EVENT .WEDDINGS - PARTIES - RECEPTIONS - GARDEN PARTIES - CORPORATE EVENTS - RESTAURANTS - HOTELS

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Hire Tom Gwyther Saxophonist with Encore
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£100 - £188
SaxophonistFordingbridge

Cocktail pianist, ideal for weddings, parties bars and restaurants. Can also sing or perform as piano duo with female vocals.

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Hire Nick Smith Saxophonist with Encore
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£375 - £475
SaxophonistPoole

Soul, Blues, Pop, Rock, Funk, Theatre, Jazz; all comfortable styles for me. Reader, improviser, happy to play by ear. Jolly chap, too...

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Hire Slav On Sax Saxophonist with Encore
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£600 - £800
SaxophonistEngland, UK

Saxophone w/ backing music or DJ

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Hire James Burwell Saxophonist with Encore
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£500 - £750
SaxophonistWarwick

One of the most booked Encore Musicians! Professional, friendly and reliable saxophonist available for weddings, parties and events.

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Hire Kelvin J Parker Saxophonist with Encore
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£250 - £400
SaxophonistAlton

An experienced professional sax, clarinet & flute player with the ability to read the room, giving you the occasion you wished for.

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Hire Clare Marie - Saxophonist & Pianist Saxophonist with Encore
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£375 - £500
SaxophonistDevon

One of the South West's most in-demand sax players. Professional, friendly, reliable, & available for weddings, hen dos, & special events

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Hire m-SAX Saxophonist with Encore
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£375 - £575
SaxophonistSouth Yorkshire

Encore's MOST BOOKED ARTIST 2023 & FASTEST SELLING ARTIST OF ALL TIME! International Ibiza/pop/Jazz artist (Groove Armada, Judge Jules etc)

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Hire Ryan Sax & Vocals Saxophonist with Encore
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£695 - £895
SaxophonistLiverpool

Unleash the ultimate groove! Ryan, the incredible Sax, Singer & DJ sensation, will make your special day unforgettable. Hire Ryan today!

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Hire Steve Turner Saxophonist with Encore
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£400 - £600
SaxophonistWorthing

MADNESS' legendary saxophonist Steve Turner! Performed at Ibiza Rocks, Glastonbury, Coachella, Fuji rock festival, Top of the Pops

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Hire Alastair Grant Saxophonist with Encore
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From£230
SaxophonistManchester

Create the perfect atmosphere. Experienced professional sax player who plays jazz, soul, pop and Ibiza style dance.

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Hire MJDJSAX Saxophonist with Encore
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£450 - £600
SaxophonistLiverpool

Award winning DJ and Saxophonist based in Liverpool

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Hire Ann-Marie Atkins Saxophonist with Encore
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£225 - £380
SaxophonistLondon

Tenor & alto saxophonist & vocalist. Performs with bands, solo, DJs, percussionists, and session work. Available for all occasions!

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Hire Alec Wares Saxophonist with Encore
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£375 - £625
SaxophonistManchester

A professional musician for the last 35 years, playing in all genres of music from jazz trio to full symphony orchestra.

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Hire Nicholas James Saxophonist with Encore
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£300 - £550
SaxophonistLondon

International Saxophonist and DJ as heard live on BBC2 and BBC Radio 3, specializing in pop, Ibiza, jazz and improvising.

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Hire Mac The Sax Saxophonist with Encore
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£199 - £300
SaxophonistSutton

Versatile Saxophone Player Playing all Styles Chill/Smooth/Pop/House/Jazz and Classics creating a fabulous musical atmosphere for you all.

Recent reviews of our Saxophonists in Dorset

“Wow…… Oleg is fantastic ! We cannot Thank You enough for how special you have made our day. Every guest has commented on how amazing you were. Thank You Oleg we are so happy we had you as your very talented. If any one is wanting a saxophonist then Oleg is your man !!!! He is absolutely amazing !!!!!!”

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Lindsay hired Oleg Zaremskyi for a Wedding (available in Dorset)

“Wendy was amazing fantastic choice of music everyone thoroughly enjoyed her set would highly recommend x”

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Michelle hired Wendy Allen Saxophonist for a Private event (available in Dorset)

“Highly recommend Wendy. I requested an unusual song for my wedding but Wendy learnt it and played it beautifully. Everyone commented on how amazing Wendy was. Thank you for making my day so special ”

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Chantelle hired Wendy Allen Saxophonist for a Wedding (available in Dorset)

FAQs about hiring Saxophonists in Dorset

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What kind of music can a saxophonist play?

The most popular genres that saxophonists play are jazz music, funk, pop, R&B, blues, reggae, ska, and soul/Motown. However, saxophonists can play practically anything, from modern pop to classical music to soulful jazz, making them a popular choice for everything from birthday parties to corporate events.

How long will a saxophonist play for?

A saxophonist will typically perform two to three 45-minute performances. Of course, depending on the scheduling of your event, they can be flexible, but bear in mind that they will need short 10-15 minute rests after their sets to collect their breath! Make sure to ask one of our fantastic saxophonists how they set up their set times; they may be able to personalise it specifically for your needs.

Can a saxophonist take requests?

Yes but check their song list first, as your request might already be on there. Otherwise, notify your saxophonist in advance; if they are unfamiliar with your music, they will need time to prepare. While most saxophonists would learn an additional song for free, keep in mind that some may charge for this additional service (especially if you want them to learn numerous more songs).

How far in advance should I book a saxophonist?

We recommend booking as soon as possible, especially if you have specific songs in mind, but at Encore, we manage last-minute reservations all the time and can easily find a saxophone on short notice.

Hiring a Saxophonist in Dorset

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Popular genres:
Pop, Jazz, Electronic
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3 hours
Busiest times:
June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire a Saxophonist in Dorset?

The typical price for a Saxophonist is:
£Budget£240
££Pro£320
£££High-end£400+

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What does a soprano saxophonist mean? 

Soprano saxophonists play the smallest and highest-pitched saxophone, known for its agility and bright sound. Often featured in classical and jazz music settings, some classic songs that feature a soprano saxophone include, “Careless Whisper” by George Michael and “Baker Street” by Gerry Rafferty. 

Take a look at the videos of our soprano sax players for hire to get a feel for their sound.




What does an alto saxophonist mean? 

Alto saxophones are the most common type of saxophone. Known for their warm, lyrical tone, alto saxophones are popular in jazz and pop. Some popular songs that include an alto saxophone include “Stand By Me” by Ben E King and “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars. 

Check our collection of alto sax players for hire, to watch their videos and get a sense of their sound.




What does a tenor saxophonist mean? 

Larger and bolder than the alto, with a rich, expressive sound, the tenor saxophone is most commonly used in jazz, blues, and rock. Popular songs with a tenor saxophone include "Smooth Operator" by Sade and "The Girl from Ipanema" by Stan Getz and Astrud Gilberto. 

To get an idea of the sound of our tenor saxophonists for hire, check out their profiles where you'll find videos of them performing live.




What does baritone saxophonist mean? 

Deepest and lowest-pitched saxophone, the baritone saxophone adds a warm and full bottom end to the sound. Baritone saxophonists usually play in jazz, classical music, and even some contemporary music.


Respect by Aretha Franklin and “Pick Up the Pieces" by Average White Band are two popular songs that include a baritone saxophone.


To hear what our baritone sax players sound like, check out their profiles.




What does bass saxophonist mean? 

Rarest and largest saxophone, with a booming and tuba-like sound, bass saxophonists are mostly found in classical and experimental music.


Some classic bass sax songs include “Mood Indigo" by Duke Ellington and "Tiger Rag" by Original Dixieland Jass Band.

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