Giardino Strings was founded in 2000 by David Giardino who studied under Italy’s leading violinists Riccardo Brengola at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena and Alberto Fiore at the Conservatoire in Rome. David has extensive professional experience and his credits include Rome Opera House, London Concert Orchestra, Birmingham Royal Ballet, London Soloists, Cunard Cruise Liners and he is also a session musician for the BBC.
Giardino Strings is a distinguished ensemble composed of highly regarded professional musicians who have played extensively in concert halls across Europe. The group specialises in professional music engagements, weddings, corporate and Bollywood events, parties and Jewish celebrations including Bar Mitzvahs and weddings. The group is especially versatile and can perform as a solo, duo, trio, quartet, quintet, sextet, octet or chamber orchestra depending on your request or budget requirements. The group’s repertoire of strin...
Delighted to help you with all of your musical requirements, I have been providing beautiful musical ambience to event's, wedding receptions and parties for many years in the most professional manner. I bring to you the highest Quality jazz and Swing as a solo artist with Backing Tracks or with piano "Dynamic Duo" or with my band "Swing Odyssey"Allow me to entertain you and your guest's with swinging sophisticated melodic music!Kevin and his "Swing Odyssey" have graced the circuit by performances at many of the top London restaurants and jazz venues, including the Bulls Head, 100 Club on Oxford Street, Pizza Express & Ronnie Scotts Jazz Clubs in London’s West End and additionally at numerous weddings, corporate events and private parties.His "Swing Odyssey" album 'Stardust" was acclaimed by Dave Gelly of the observer.... who noted "McMahon is an attractive new voice on the Tenor Saxophone. He is accompanied here by some of Britain's Finest Mus...
I have played sax and flute professionally for 25 years , I have had lots of experience in many fields of music including swing, soul, funk, salsa, motown, classical, shows, easy listening, jazz and smooth jazz.
I can play solo (with backing tracks) or within a duo/trio/band. I am self contained with my own PAT tested PA and lights, I have £10,000,000 Public Liability Insurance.
I currently play with a Ratpack show backing Anita Harris and Kenny Lynch, a 50's band touring the UK and abroad. Played with a Motown show, Beegee's show, 70's & 80's band and many function bands and big bands backing Tony Hadley, The Beverley Sisters, Denis Lotis, Max Byraves and Joe Longthorne.
* Talented sax player & professional DJ supported by celebrities
* Ranked as a Top 10 UK DJ 2016 & Top 10 Wedding DJ UK 2017 by Alive Network
* Resident DJ / Saxophonist at The Yacht London
* Ideal for weddings, private parties & corporate functions with experience of performing at over 150+ events each year
* Based in London/ Essex and available to perform at events in the UK and worldwide
* Can perform easy listening music for a drinks reception or meal, and then DJ & play sax during the party in any style
* Previous performance venues include the Hippodrome Theatre, The Grove, The Carlton, The Rosewood London, Ronnie Scott's, Café de Paris and more
* Previous clients include Teddy Sheringham, the Mayor of Marseilles, the Mayor of Calais, Channel 4, BBC, Ted Baker, P&G, Miss Great Britain, America's Top Model finalist, Lydia Lucy (Black Eyed Peas), Angie Brown and more
Joe Green Sax is a talented and professional saxophone player with more than 20 years experience. A saxophonist who can provide the perfect atmosphere and entertainment for your event and a musician who performs 'straight from the heart'. Available for your wedding, special Christmas events and other celebrations, Joe plays saxophone over high quality backing tracks to the familiar sounds of great jazz ballads, jazz standards and swing music together with beautiful arrangements of classic pop tunes.
Professional Solo Saxophonist available for your wedding, restaurant, bar, party or corporate function. Based in Ipswich, Suffolk, David Walker (TheSaxWalker) currently performs across the whole of the UK and beyond!
Playing a number of different music genres from Soul, Funk & Pop, through to modern day Chart Hits, David expresses his love of Smooth Jazz through his music, creating an exciting, diverse and unique performance!
Fully self-sufficient, David brings his own PAT tested sound equipment along to every performance where he’s accompanied by the highest quality backing tracks. He’s also fully insured and brings a copy of his Public Liability Insurance certificate to every event, something a typical venue will always want to see!
David has performed for many prestigious clients including Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, St Elizabeth Hospice and England international rugby player Danny Care’s wedding, which was held at the beautiful Syon...
Available in Thaxted
from £225.00. Based in Ipswich
A self-taught saxophonist (soprano, alto and tenor) who 'plays by ear'. Can provide highly skilled and professional performances in: jazz classics, smooth jazz, chart (past and present); blues, gospel/Christian, club/dance.
Available or all event types.
Offering professional live saxophone music in many genres, including jazz, pop, soul, blues, jazz classics, contemporary and classical styles. Samantha-Jayne's musical expression and improvisational skills mean that each time she performs a song it takes on a unique feel. Her ability to 'play-by-ear' and quickly pick up melodies and riffs also makes Samantha-Jayne an ideal choice for sax studio session work in many diverse musical genres.
Invite Samantha-Jayne to help you create a unique and memorable event ... your Wedding, Anniversary or Birthday Party. Also available for Christmas and Company celebrations, Corporate Events, Brand and Product Launches, Bars and Restaurants, Clubs, ...
Sandra Grant & Associates;
Saxophonist, Flautist, Vocalist, Bongo player, with (or without) Dj or Band
Sandra and associates are events planners who have a collection of top music artists available to perform at all music events.
Multi-instrumentalist, Sandra Grant plays raw and powerful improvisations on the tenor Saxophone, has wild natured tones on the alto Saxophone an organic sweet sound on the flute and a great bongo player too. A talented virtuoso, she covers many musical genres with ease and comfort. For instance: Jazz, Latin, Blues, R&B, Soul, Reggae, Calypso, Rock, Pop, Asian, House, Techno, Drum & Bass and even genres not yet invented!
In her career so far, Sandra has appeared on television, including Top of the Pops, Terry Wogan and Blue Peter. She was also the lead Saxophonist in the house band for 13 episodes of channel 5’s ‘Club Class Comedy’ with Richard Blackwood.
She has toured parts of the UK, Germany, Fra...
Everyone knows that the Sax is a classy, sexy & sophisticated instrument! So let me bring my saxophones, along with my wide & varied mix of soulful favourites, smooth jazz, classic motown & more, to play for you and create the perfect ambience with an extra special memory for you & your guests.
With many years of live experience across London & the home counties of Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Middlesex and further into Essex & Kent, you're guaranteed a superb musical performance - the ideal choice during your drinks reception, wedding breakfast, photographs & more.
A little bit about me as there are so many saxophonists for you to choose from!
I have been performing as a solo artist for weddings & functions for over 15 years, in addition to being the go-to sax player for many wedding bands, so you can be comfortable that I have the experience & reliability to give you exactly what you are looking for.
Rob’s powerful Sax sound, unique showmanship and pure passion for performing always delivers an unforgettable show!
Whether causing a frenzy amongst party goers with funky solo breaks in a clubland setting on and around the dancefloor, providing LED visual effects and awesome Co2 blasts, to performing ambient Ibiza chillout or sophisticated Jazz and Pop covers at an exclusive event.
Available in Thaxted
from £300. Based in Bedfordshire
Aaron is a sax player to the stars having playing with Amy Winehouse, Beverley Knight, The Boomtown Rats, and Prince. He is in Amy's Originsl Rehab video and played with at the Brits. Aaron can be hired as a solo artist or as a duo, trio, quartet etc to match your requirements and dreams. You can also book Aaron and the Argonauts, his jazz funk and Latin group recently played a packed house at Soho's famous Pizza Express jazz club. We can also recommend DJs and percussionists for Ibiza-themed parties.
Grant Carruthers has gone from strength to strength building a full time career as a professional musician. He has starred in successful national theatre tours in Australia, worked as Musical Director on a successful Motown show and has toured internationally performing on cruise ships all over the world with his unique ‘one man band’ show. The solo performance showcases his incredible looping skills and incorporates guitar, vocals, saxophone and sometimes even keys! Grant has an extensive song list containing over 350 songs from a wide range of genres including top 40, classic rock, Motown, smooth jazz and even some traditional Irish tunes. This stylistic versatility combined with his instrumental virtuosity allows Grant to entertain any audience, catering for wedding/party occasions, subtle background music and straight up pub entertainment. Countless hours on stage have given Grant an uncanny knack at reading the crowd which ensures whateve...
Abi started drama studies at the tender age of 6 at Swish of the Curtain Theatre School for 10 years, she then commenced her musical studies at the age of 10 classically on the clarinet and flute. Later she added her now, main instruments the Alto and Tenor Saxophone and switched over to jazz and freestyle improvisation.
She has performed in various nightclubs including Vodka Revolutions, Lost Paradise, Revolucion de Cuba. Many of which invite her back for residencies or to showcase special live nights.
Additionally, she played as a guest appearance at the prestigious Jazz Cafe Venue for American punk rock artist Walter Lure and started session studio work.
Abi has played solo internationally including India, Monaco and France for private parties and corporate events including the British Grand Prix, The British Racing Drivers Club and Monaco Yacht Show ranging from jazz to acoustic pop and chilled ibiza sets.
She is director of an all f...
Available in Thaxted
from £300. Based in Greater London
It's incredible how versatile the irresistible sound of a saxophone can be: from soulful, smokey jazz adding a whole new level of subtle sophistication to your drinks reception, to an electrifying accompaniment to your favourite dance floor filling club tracks. Our resident Saxophonist, Ash, offers it all with style, charisma and a stunning delivery that simply cannot be missed.
Based in London, Ash is one of the most sought-after session saxophonists in the country. His musicality is second to none, allowing him the ability to lend his effortlessly cool style to an eclectic catalogue of genres and productions. Ash can be the elegant highlight of your wedding breakfast or corporate drinks reception, offering a beautiful set list filled with refined jazz favourites; all tailored-made to set the perfect, refined atmosphere for your event.
Ash's unrivalled musicianship also makes him an incredible addition to your evening's DJ entertainment, of...
Jean-Christophe Ballarini aka Celebration of Quetzal. It is thought that the quetzal could not be bred or held for any long time in captivity, and indeed it was noted for usually killing itself soon after being captured or caged. For this reason the Quetzal is a traditional symbol of liberty.
Experienced, inspired and open minded musician (saxophones, piano, keyboards, percussions, guitares, flute, MAO, composer...) for more than 20 years with project like the Urban Travellers or the Celebration of Quetzal, Jean-Christophe is willing to share an intimate universe via music.
It is a universe filled with creativity, improvisation and contemplation. A place without bounds, without borders, without frontiers (of any kind). Just pleasure and freedom.
Jean-Christophe Ballarini is also working as an assistant manager at the world's leading saxophone specialist store in London Sax.co.uk.
Steph has been playing sax for over 12 years and recently graduated from TrinityLaban Conservatoire of Music and Dance studying Jazz/classical sax and clarinet.
With experience of playing many different genres (Jazz/blues/latin/pop/rock and even electro swing), Steph is able to handpick the perfect songs for your event.
Steph has played in many top UK venues such as the Royal Festival Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Cadogan Hall and The Sage Gateshead as a soloist, ensemble member and guest saxophonist with the National Youth Orchestra and the London Philharmonic Orchestra's future firsts scheme.
A keen jazz player, Steph has formed an all girl sax trio specialising in 1940's repertoire and a sax/violin duo specialising in tango music.
A typical solo sax event consists of two 45 minute sets covering a range of genres and popular tunes at your request.
Available in Thaxted
from £150. Based in Greater London
Hello and thanks for dropping by!
I’m Sarah (aka The Swarovski Saxophonist), self-confessed Saxophone super fan, lover of live music and world-wide performer.
I have been a professional saxophone player for about twenty years now and I have a wealth of experience performing both nationally and internationally. I graduated with an Mmus and Bahons back in 2003 and have been the entertainment choice for many companies and event planners worldwide.
I love what I do, and I am known for performing high energy sax solo's alongside world renown DJ's in nightclubs, bars and at corporate events for the likes of Hed Kandi, Fierce Angel etc.
From the Gulf, Asia, Europe and Australasia to even the North Pole! Sarah has toured the world performing at exclusive events such as fashion shows, boutique parties, corporate functions and VIP events.
Sarah is nicknamed The Swarovski Saxophonist, having recently become the only person in the UK to perf...
Available in Thaxted
from £335.00. Based in Greater London
Tenor Sax player - played at hundreds of weddings, parties and events in UK and Europe. Also street musician for many years. Self contained or with a band. Vast repertoire. Will audition prior to a booking. Capable in jazz / pop classics. Can supply song list, many testimonials, Insurance and PAT test certificates. Friendly, helpful and punctual. Also conscious of playing at appropriate volume.
Available in Thaxted
from £200 (plus petrol outside M25). Based in Bromley
String Infusion managed by Emma Rushworth
National and International String Ensemble.
String Infusion all female vibrant string group ranging from 1-20+ offering any ensemble size from solo, duo, trio, quartet or beyond.
We are musicians offering acoustic or electric performances.Our musicians are professionally trained at top Music Conservatoires. Together with choreographed moves, an eye for fashion and captivating output we entice audiences of all ages on a global level. We can play acoustic by day and electric by night whatever atmosphere you wish us to create it will be delivered.
As well as quality performers we are versatile and adapt to any style of music. We benefit from repeat work through client recommendations offering a unique performance for every event Our bespoke service ensures we exceed our clients expectations.
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Can’t begin to tell you how overwhelmed we were by the girls’ performa...
Available in Thaxted
from £200.00. Based in Manchester
Nothing quite manages to capture the subtle ambience of a sophisticated drinks reception like an exquisite solo Saxophonist. And Ellis is the finest you’re likely find. Her captivating blend of contemporary chart topping tracks performed with style and consummate musicianship is making her a hugely popular addition to weddings and corporate functions, beguiling guests at high-end events across the country.
Based in Brighton, Ellis is a classically trained Saxophonist with a commanding reputation within the UK music industry. She offers up an evening of peerless, scene-setting entertainment: a refreshing alternative to your standard drinks reception performers. Her repertoire is filled with over four decades of the finest contemporary pop songs, performed with her trademark grace and poise. From the silken sounds of Bill Withers to the moving music of John Legend and everything in between; Ellis delivers it all with a simply peerless level of ...
Welcome to the home of Your Wedding Entertainment, the premier bespoke wedding entertainment specialists.
With an all encompassing, professional approach and enough quality acts of all kinds, we provide the very best live entertainment for your special day. From start to finish, we leave no stone unturned in supplying the best in the business through a personal yet professional service. We aim to put your mind at rest and do what we are best at, so that you enjoy your big day and your guests leave with a smile on their faces.
We hope you like our extensive roster of acts, and if there’s one that particularly catches your eye for a part of your special day, please get in touch
Available in Thaxted
from ££300. Based in Leicestershire
Kitty's Music offers a selection of great shows for all occasions. We have Kitty's solo show, Kitty's Duo, Trio, Quartet and the 1940's All-Star Little Big Band. Whether you're looking for quality jazz background music or a full on swinging show, Kitty's Music cover all possibilities and always deliver the goods!
Kitty has played at jazz festivals and 40's themed dance festivals across the UK and internationally, and enjoys dancing with the crowds whenever possible!
Solo Show - Kitty on sax and vocals, playing a variety of swing and jazz classics accompanied with backing tracks.
Kitty's Duo - Kitty on vocals and saxophone, accompanied by jazz guitarist/pianist.
Kitty's Trio - Duo plus double bass. Performing a range of classic swing and jazz plus easy listening and blues. Duo or Trio ideal for smaller events and music for listening.
Kitty and her Paramours - 6 piece jump jive, rhythm'n'blues line-up, ideal for dancing and having fun!
We had a mixed range of guests, ages from 3 years to 63 years and everyone enjoyed Lilac's performance. She has a lovely singing voice, is versatile and sang a wide range of songs. Lilac made our evening very special.
We held our 60th anniversary celebrations for our company in Manchester at the weekend, Craig and Adam got the night of to a great start by getting everyone involved. Everyone that attended the event thought they were great. They were quick to answer all our questions and queries before the event and were able to adapt their performance on the night to suit our needs.
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