Services From Niki The Saxophonist
A little bit about me...
I am a dynamic Saxophonist available for hire in the UK through PopTop.
I perform at Birthday Parties, Weddings, Ibiza Vibe, Lounge/ 'Chillout' Garden Parties and Festivals, setting the perfect sound and ambience to fit your celebration.
I am a versatile Saxophonist and can comfortably play the style/genre of your choice while catering for mixed audiences.
I play the classic Ibiza tune JUBEL, 70's hit BAKER STREET, popular funky numbers, Jazz Classics, Club, House and popular covers.
I have had over 15 years of experience working as a saxophonist, during which I have performed alongside some of the most reputable musicians and vocalists on the entertainment circuit, and have worked with songwriters, composers and producers mostly in the UK..
‘Great sound, Top player’ MARK TOPHAM - Multi-Platinum selling songwriter and producer.
' You Nailed The Tone' WESLEY MAGOOGAN - Composer and original saxophonist of the infamous Sax piece in 'Will You', a song from the award winning film Breaking Glass.
'I am very impressed by your playing, loved your rendition of Will You' Ali Campbell. lead singer of UB40.
'Your Intontation was perfect' MANUELA PANIZZO - Songwriter, Singer, Composer, number two in the official Soul Charts 2014.
'Niki has a fine tone and an immaculate sense of phrasing' STANLEY HEWITT - Professor in music, LTCM.
‘You have a lovely tone, I enjoyed your performance very much’’ ROBERT SPENSER member of the 1950’s group The Cadillacs and writer of the song ‘My Boy Lollypop'.
Party Packages also available. This includes Ibiza Sax and 80's party, with vocalist.
Karen Bowe• Oct. 23, 2021
Niki is an amazing sax player and made my bday party so much fun! Would highly recommend Niki
Sophie Stott• July 30, 2021
Wow what an amazing night! We are so truly grateful for you making the night SO perfect ! Millie hasn't stopped talking about you and how talented you were and how it was the best way to celebrate her hen. Thank you so much. We will be sure to recommend you to our family and friends for future events! All the best 😊😊😊
Emma Wilson• Oct. 2, 2020
Thanks for much for yesterday. Everyone loved it! 😃
Natalie• Aug. 31, 2019
Niki was friendly and helpful when getting the right music for the wedding couple. She was brilliant on the day and really gave a fantastic performance for the guests! A pleasure to work with.
Jane Elson• July 26, 2019
Niki played at our wedding reception on the 26th July 2019. Niki was amazing. She kept in touch with us before the day and we agreed a playlist. On the day her music was incredible it really added magic to our special day. We recommend Niki as a true professional who will add sparkle to an event.
Jane and Hunter
Emily Wells• July 20, 2019
Thank you for your amazing performance, we really enjoyed it and it worked really well!
Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
Professional Versatile Saxophonist
What are the highlights of your career?
Travelling the world performing. Performing in wedding palaces in Japan. Casinos in Italy and Switzerland.
What is your competitive advantage (special features)?
Playing popular sax solos with an outstanding resemblance to the original versions. Also play freestyle and sing, if requested
What kind of events do you usually serve?
Hotels, Restaurants, Clubs, Private Functions, Bars, Birthday Parties, Weddings, Wedding drinks Reception,
Who are your previous clients?
30th Birthday party in Harlow.
How can event planners pay for your services?
Transfer or cash
How long do you play for?
Typically 2 x 45 mins, 2 x 1hrs or 3 x 40mins
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
How much space do you require?
Not much space at all, I can adapt. Four square meters would suffice.
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
Yes most likely
How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
Typically one or two breaks lasting approx 15 to 20 mins.
What style of music do you offer?
Jazz, Pop, Ibiza ‘Chillout’, Club, Blues, Rock n Roll. Ska, Soul, Covers.
Is it possible to request something that's not in the repertoire?
Do you do open-air acts?
STANDARDS AND POPULAR CHOICES
Will You (Hazel O'Connor)
Pick up The Pieces
Lily Was Here
Cafe Del Mar Chillout
Show Me Love
Baker Street (Uptempo)
Only God Can Save Our Souls
Sun Don't Shine (without you)
Let The Sunshine In
U Don't know Me
Get A Move On
I Follow Rivers
C O O L
Lady - Hear Me Tonight
Don't Start Now
The Groovy Cat
Never Too Much
Ain't No Stopping Us Now
The Love I Lost
Get Down On It
Give Me The Night
My First, My Last, My Everything
Young Hearts (Run Free)
Don't Start Now
JAZZ/ BLUES/ EASY LISTENING
Lily was Here
All of Me (Loves All of You)
Make You Feel My Love
The Joy of Life
Your Latest Trick
Sweet Home Chicago
Girl from Ipanema
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Let's Stay Together
Just The Two of Us
How Sweet it is
Three Little Birds
What's Going On
Isn't She Lovely
Pick Up The Pieces
I Feel Good
Signed Sealed Delivered
Starsky and Hutch
ROCK n ROLL
Twisting The Night Away
Great Balls of Fire
Johnny Be Good
Saturday Night (At The Movies)
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