Niki The Saxophonist

Essex
From: £170
Verified bookings: 6
Reviews: 13
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Price from: £170

Dynamic Saxophonist. (Solo or Duo) Niki is the perfect choice for Birthday Parties, Anniversaries, Weddings and 'Chill Out' Garden Parties. Niki has a diverse repertoire and can cater for a mixed audience. From playing the well known 70's hit BAKER STREET to popular funky numbers PICK UP THE PIECES, Jazz Classics TAKE 5, Ibiza ’Chillout’’ and Club JUBEL, Rock n Roll classics TEQUILA, and popular covers, Niki sets the mood just perfectly. Her smooth rich tones and ability to replicate popular sax solos to perfection whilst adding her own unique feel, makes her the number one choice for almost any event!

Niki has had over 15 years of experience working as a saxophonist, during which she has performed alongside some of the most reputable musicians and vocalists on the entertainment circuit, and has worked with songwriters, composers and producers of high caliber.

‘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. Wesley was referring to Niki's tone in her rendition of the song.

'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’.

13 Reviews
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Roxy

Oct. 27, 2018

Wow! This girl is amazing, she played my favourite tune ... Jubel, it was like I was in Ibiza again! Simply stunning, Awesome! Niki I want you to play at my 30th!

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Amanda

Sept. 22, 2018

A fantastic afternoon at The Sanctuary's open day event. Wonderful food and Niki was just amazing on the Sax, thanks Niki.

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Jim

Dec. 8, 2018

I am a publican and have been booking entertainment for over 30 years. Niki is a superb saxophonist, by far the best i've seen. I booked Niki in her duo Strawberry Blonde on the off chance, but really speaking these girls are far too good for pubs!

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stacey

June 19, 2019

As a professional vocalist myself I know how important it is selecting the right music for any Event. Niki set during my Cousins Wedding was just perfect and she played beautifully. The sound was great and volume just right. I absolutely recommend her.

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David

Oct. 26, 2018

Amazing saxophonist, great play list and very adaptable, very personable and accommodating leading up to my event, always on hand if I needed to change anything and forthcoming with suggestions which made my event extra special.

David

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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.
Thank you
Jane and Hunter

Awards
FAQ
  • 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?
    Yes
  • Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
    Yes
  • 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?
    Yes
  • Do you do open-air acts?
    Yes


Set List/Services

Niki offers packages for all day events as follows:-

Saxophone for up to 2 hrs from £280. This could be ‘Chillout’ Sax during Canapés, lunch, drinks reception or even post lunch with a livelier vibe.

Saxophone for up to 3 hours from £350. This could be during the ceremony and drinks reception. If you would like Niki to play in alternative areas/rooms of the venue i.e the reception area and then move to the dining area/restaurant this wouldn’t be a problem at all as Niki can have two sets of equipment set up for the day, without having to dismantle the speakers and then set up again! Niki has had much experience performing at weddings, functions and parties and prepares for all scenarios, even as far as bringing three outfits with her so to decide which one is more appropriate on your special day.

All day saxophone from £500. This could be drinks reception/Lunch and playing with your DJ in the evening. Niki connects her advanced radio mic system directly into the DJ’s equipment. This system enhances the wonderful vibrant sound of the saxophone at it's best and allows Niki to move freely whilst interacting with your guests and playing along to your favourite dance tunes. If your guests are not dancing already Niki would be sure to get them up!

Ultimate full day entertainment package from just £950. This could be ‘Chillout’ Sax during drinks reception, background music of your choice during Lunch/Dinner, Singing Waiter routine, nostalgic live music duo early evening followed by DJ with full rig and DJ/Sax.

POPULAR CHOICES FROM REPERTOIRE

Baker Street - Gerry Rafferty
Lily Was Here - Candy Dulfer
Songbird - Kenny G
Jubel - Klingande
Will You - Hazel O'Connor
Take 5 - Dave Brubeck
Pick up The Pieces - Average White Band
Just The Two of Us - Bill Withers
Lovely Day - Bill Withers
Girl From Ipanema - Various artists
Tequila - The Champs
I Feel Good - James Brown
Watermelon Man - Herbie Hancock
Cantaloupe Island - Herbie Hancock
A Foggy Day. - Various Artists
Make You Feel My Love - Adele
Pjanno - Eric Prydz
Sweet Lovin - Radio Edit
Changes
How Deep is Your Love - Calvin Harris
One Day. - Bakermat
This Girl - The Kungs
Only God Can Save Our Souls - Klingande
Mr. Saxobeat - Alexandra Stan
Summertime - Various artistes
Autumn Leaves - Various artistes
Blue Moon - Various artists
The Joy of Life - Kenny G
Havana - Camilla Cabello
All of Me (Loves all of You) - John Legend
Your Latest Trick - Dia Straits
Baker Street - Undercover
Twisting The Night Away - Sam Cooke
Last Night at the Proms - Grease
Starsky and Hutch - James Taylor
Lady is a Tramp - Sinatra
Come Away With Me - Norah Jones
Promises - Sam Smith
How Sweet it is - Marvin Gaye
Georgia - Ray Charles
Fly Me to the Moon - Various artistes
I'm Not the Only One - Sam Smith
Stranger On The Shore - Acker Bilk
Under The Boardwalk - The Drifters
Turn Me On - Kare Meliha
Mustang Sally - The Commitments
Somewhere Only We Know - Lily Allen
Misty - Johnny Mathis
Moon River - Frank Ocean
Why Don't You Do Right - Peggy Lee
It Had To Be You - Sinatra
Game of Thrones - Theme Tune
Happy
Ibiza 'Chillout'

... and more

POPULAR CHOICES FROM DUO REPERTOIRE (Vocals and Saxophone)

Valerie
Younge Hearts (Run Free)
Great Balls of Fire
Be My Baby
Proud Mary
If I Can't Have You
Baby Don't Change Your Mind
Sing it Back
Land of a 1000 Dances
You To Me Are Everything
Native New yorker
Mercy
Our Day Will Come
Locomation
Red Light
Get Right Back )Where we Started From)
Spotlight
Do Run Run Run
Run Around Sue
Always Something There To Remind Me
Make You Feel My Love
Reet Petite
Johnny Be Good
Great Balls of Fire
Chantilly Lace
All Shook Up
Suspicious Minds
In His Kiss
Then He Kissed Me
Stupid Cupid
Jolene
Get Right Back (to where we started from)
Stupid Cupid
Sing It Back
All Shook Up
I Just Wanna Make Love To You
Midnight Hour
Reet Petite
... and many more

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