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Sax Player Cheshire - Velvet Sax

(From £350) Sax Player Velvet Sax is Cheshire based and travels UK wide. Want to hear the sultry sounds of a live saxophone? Book this saxophonist today for your Wedding, Party or Corporate Event! Fully self contained- All equipment and PA included.
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A Funky Sax Player for Weddings and Parties

Velvet Sax (Sax Player Cheshire) is an experienced tenor saxophonist, with an extensive repertoire and a very individual style. With her two decades of experience, including a Diploma in Jazz Theory & Musicianship at the Open College in Manchester, this Knutsford based Saxophonist is equally at home performing live and also in the studio for well known acts. Velvet Sax (Sax Player Cheshire) has also toured with orchestras and ensembles over the years, and has honed and polished her delightful solo act (with backing track accompaniments) for over a decade.

Performing across a wide genre of music which includes Classical, Pop, Funk, World  Music, Cafe Del Mar Chillout with a strong preference for Jazz and Swing, Velvet Sax has also recorded for UK Radio and performed live on stage with famous DJ’s, (including at the Ministry of Sound) and established acts such as The Bodyrockers and Angie Brown.

Her influences are Stan Getz, Lester Young, Sonny Stitt and Courtney Pine, and she is available for all events including Corporate/Black Tie Events, Gala Nights and Weddings where she will create a sophisticated ambience through dinner.

Previous Clients – Sax Player Cheshire

Wayne Rooney
The Duke of Westminster
Dior
Tatler Magazine
Esteé Lauder
L’Oreal
Harvey Nichols
UEFA Cup Champions League
Ministry of Sound
Marco Pierre White
Royal Television Awards
Channel 4
Manchester United Football Club
Liverpool Football Club
BUPA
OK Magazine
Barnados
NWDA (Business Forum Awards)
The Red Cross
Toyota
Royal College of Surgeons
Miss Black Britain Awards
Galaxy 102 Radio
BIBAs Awards
Cystic Fibrosis Trust
Greater Manchester Employer Coalition Awards
Crains Manchester Business
Bionow Awards

Lineup & Performance Info:

  • Default lineup: 1 member: Solo Saxophone with backing tracks
  • Performance timings: 2 x 45 minute sets as standard, or to suit the occasion
  • This act accepts bookings across the UK and Internationally

Required by this act:

  • Parking for their vehicle(s) at the venue
  • Electricity supply
  • Adequate stage space
  • Arrival 60 minutes before performance. Setup takes up to 30 minutes
  • Changing room (ideally secure and private)
  • Water/tea/coffee/soft drinks
  • Hot meal/buffet may be required at some evening performances

Provided by this act as standard:

  • Velvet Sax (Sax Player Cheshire) brings PA and backing tracks (lighting can be hired if required)
  • Pre-recorded background music during performance break(s)

Additional booking options:

  • Add extra 45 minute sets as required
  • Larger Band? Yes, add a Guitarist
  • Daytime Performances? Yes: Ceremonies/Champagne Receptions/Wedding Breakfasts.

Funky Jazzy Classics:

Dusty Springfield – ‘Windmills of Your Mind’
Michael Bublé – ‘You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine’
Frank Sinatra – ‘I Will Wait for You’
Sarah Vaughan – What are You Doing the Rest of Your Life’
Frank Sinatra – The Summer Knows’
Chet Baker – ‘My Funny Valentine’
Doris Day – ‘Secret Love’
Hoagy Carmichael – ‘Stardust’
Billie Holiday – ‘Summertime’
Frank Sinatra – ‘Call Me Irresponsible’
Jack Jones – ‘Lollipops and Roses’
Frank Sinatra – ‘What Now My Love’
Andy Williams – ‘Wives and Lovers’
Connie Francis – ‘Somewhere My Love’
Ella Fitzgerald – ‘I’m Through With Love’
Tony Bennett – ‘My Foolish Heart’
Nat King Cole – ‘Autumn Leaves’
Connie Francis – ‘Quando, Quando, Quando’
Nina Simone – ‘Just Like a Woman’
Etta James – ‘At Last’
Etta James – ‘Sunday Kind of Love’
‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’ (Standard)
Dinah Washington – ‘Ain’t Nobody’s Business’
Ella Fitzgerald – ‘I Hear Music’
Frank Sinatra – ‘I Only Have Eyes For You’
Harry Connick, Jnr – ‘It’s Alright With Me’
Ella Fitzgerald – ‘Stairway to the Stars’
Duke Ellington – ‘Satin Doll’
Astrud Gilberto & Stan Getz – ‘The Girl From Ipanema’
Etta James – ‘Stormy Weather’
Nat King Cole – ‘Unforgettable’
George Benson – ‘This Masquerade’
Frank Sinatra – ‘The Lady is a Tramp’
Frank Sinatra – ‘Fly Me to the Moon’
Frank Sinatra – ‘That Old Feeling’
Harry Connick, Jnr – ‘It Had to Be You’
Ella Fitzgerald – ‘Misty’
Frank Sinatra – ‘A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square’
Frank Sinatra – ‘The Folks Who Live on the Hill’
Michael Bublé – ‘That’s All’
Billie Holiday – ‘Blue Moon’
Ella Fitzgerald – ‘Mountain Greenery’
Mel Tormé – ‘Haven’t We Met’
Ella Fitzgerald – ‘Lullaby of Birdland’
Ella Fitzgerald – ‘Isn’t it Romantic’
Fats Waller – ‘Lulu’s Back in Town’
Tony Bennett – ‘A Foggy Day (In London Town)’
Billie Holiday – ‘Gee, Baby, Ain’t I Good to You’
Ella Fitzgerald – ‘Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall in Love)’
Nat King Cole – ‘I’m Through With Love’ (slow version)
Sarah Vaughan – ‘East of the Sun (and West of the Moon)’
Diana Krall – ‘I Miss You So’
Diana Krall – ‘How Deep is the Ocean’
Connie Francis – ‘A Garden in the Rain’
Frank Sinatra – ‘I Get a Kick out of You’
Gene Kelly – ‘Singin’ in the Rain’
Dinah Washington – ‘What a Diff’rence a Day Made’
Peggy Lee – ‘Fever’
Frank Sinatra – ‘Summer Wind’
Duke Ellington – ‘It Don’t Mean a Thing (If it Ain’t Got That Swing)’
Diana Krall – ‘How Can you Mend A Broken Heart’
Lou Rawls – ‘You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine’ (slow version)
Michael Bublé – ‘Kissing a Fool’
Nat King Cole – ‘A Cottage For Sale’
Julie London – ‘Everything I Have is Yours’
Sarah Vaughan – ‘Tenderly’
Miles Davis – ‘On Green Dolphin Street’
Perry Como – Prisoner of Love’
Sarah Vaughan – ‘If You Could See Me Now’
Nat King Cole – ‘A Blossom Fell’
Tony Bennett – The Boulevard of Broken Dreams’
Frank Sinatra – ‘Fly Me to the Moon’
Dean Martin – ‘I’ll String Along With You’
Frank Sinatra – ‘I’ve Got You Under My Skin’
Dinah Washington – ‘If I Had You’
Frank Sinatra – ‘It Had to Be You’
Nat King Cole – ‘Pick Yourself Up’
Bing Crosby – ‘S’Wonderful’
Nat King Cole – ‘This Can’t Be Love’
Diana Krall – ‘You’re Looking at Me’
Dean Martin – ‘Sway’
Frank Sinatra – ‘Witchcraft’
Frank Sinatra – ‘One For My Baby (and One More for the Road)’
Bobby Darin – ‘Beyond the Sea’
Diana Krall – ‘I’m an Errand Girl for Rhythm’
Diana Krall – ‘Popsicle Toes’
Billie Holiday – ‘Body and Soul’ (both slow and medium tempo can be performed)
Nat King Cole – ‘Let’s Face the Music and Dance’
Jamie Cullum – ‘Devil May Care’
Nat King Cole – ‘The Frim Fram Sauce’
Diana Krall – ‘Peel Me a Grape’
Diana Krall – ‘You’re Getting to be a Habit With Me’
Ella Fitzgerald – ‘As Long as I Live’
The King Cole Trio – ‘Straighten Up and Fly Right’
Harry Connick, Jnr – ‘We are in Love’
Frank Sinatra – ‘Night and Day’
Frank Sinatra – ‘Nice ‘n’ Easy’
Ella Fitzgerald – ‘It’s Only a Paper Moon’
Billie Holiday – ‘That Ole Devil Called Love’
Doris Day – ‘Makin’ Whoopee!’
Louis Armstrong – ‘All of Me’
Duke Ellington – ‘Don’t Get Around Much Anymore’

Soul/Modern:

Dusty Springfield – ‘The Look of Love’
Bobby Hebb – ‘Sunny’
Nat King Cole – ‘Route 66’
Ray Charles – ‘Georgia on My Mind’
Ray Charles – ‘Hit the Road Jack’
Alicia Keys – ‘If I Ain’t Got You’
Amy Winehouse – ‘Back to Black’
Barry White – ‘My First, My Last, My Everything’
Chic – ‘I Want Your Love’
Billy Paul – ‘Me and Mrs. Jones’
Marvin Gaye – ‘Sexual Healing’
Marvin Gaye – ‘What’s Goin’ On’
Marvin Gaye – ‘Let’s Get it On’
Stevie Wonder – ‘My Cherie Amour’
Bill Withers – ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’
Phyllis Nelson – ‘Move Closer’
Randy Crawford – ‘You Might Need Somebody’
Al Green – ‘Let’s Stay Together’
Marvin Gaye – ‘Got to Give it Up’
Marvin Gaye -‘How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
Marvin Gaye – ‘Ain’t That Peculiar’
Marvin Gaye – ‘Mercy Mercy Me’
Marvin Gaye – ‘Pride and Joy’
Dionne Warwick – ‘All the Love in The World’
Chaka Khan – ‘Ain’t Nobody’
Roberta Flack – ‘Feel Like Makin’ Love’
Bill Withers – ‘Lean On Me’
Bill Withers – ‘Just the Two of Us’
Bill Withers – ‘Lovely Day’
Brook Benton – ‘Rainy Night in Georgia’
Lou Rawls – ‘Lady Love’
Low Rawls – ‘Love is a Hurtin’ Thing’
Bill Withers – ‘Use Me’
Otis Redding – ‘Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay’

Pop/Modern:

Barbra Streisand – ‘The Way He Makes Me Feel’
The Stylistics – ‘You Make Me Feel Brand New’
Bob Marley- ‘Is This Love’
Mamas and the Papas – ‘Dream a Little Dream of Me’
Cyndi Lauper – ‘Time After Time’
Des’ree – ‘You Gotta Be’
Gary Puckett & The Union Gap – ‘Young Girl’
JoJo – ‘(Leave) Get Out’
K D Lang – ‘Constant Craving’
KT Tunstall – ‘Suddenly I See’
The Coral – ‘In the Morning’
Simpy Red – ‘Something Got Me Started’
Scott McKenzie – ‘San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)’
Mario – ‘Let Me Love You’
George Michael – ‘Amazing’
James Morrison – ‘You Give Me Something’
Keane – ‘Somewhere Only We Know’
Tom Jones – ‘It’s Not Unusual’
Elvis Presley – ‘Please Release Me’
The Four Seasons – ‘Beggin”
KT Tunstall – ‘Another Place to Fall’
Norah Jones -‘Come Away With Me’
Robbie Williams – ‘She’s The One’
Shania Twain – ‘Still The One’
Gabrielle – ‘Rise’
Robert Palmer/UB40 – ‘Baby Tonight’
Norah Jones – ‘I’ve Got to See You Again’
Norah Jones – ‘Feelin’ the Same Way’
Norah Jones – ‘Cold Cold Heart’
Tracy Chapman – ‘Baby Can I Hold You’
Ten City – ‘That’s the Way Love Is’
Savage Garden – ‘To the Moon and Back’
Elvis Presley – ‘You Were Always On My Mind’
Iyaz – ‘Replay’
Whitney Houston – ‘My Love is Your Love’
Mary J Blige – ‘All That I Can Say’
Paolo Nutini – ‘Candy’
Jennifer Lopez – ‘Waiting For Tonight’
Queen – ‘Crazy Little Thing Called Love’
Norah Jones – ‘Shoot the Moon’
The Fugees – ‘Killing Me Softly’
Chris Isaac – ‘Wicked Game’
Norah Jones – ‘One Flight Down’
Norah Jones – ‘Painter Song’
Norah Jones – ‘Seven Years’
Randy Crawford – ‘One Day I’ll Fly Away’
The Righteous Brothers – ‘Unchained Melody’
Lionel Ritchie – ‘You Are’
Akon – ‘Lonely’
The Tempations – ‘My Girl’
Candy Dulfer – ‘Lily Was Here’
Spyro Gyra – ‘Morning Dance’
Enrique Iglesias – ‘Hero’
Dionne Warwick – ‘Heartbreaker’
Macy Gray – ‘I Try’
Ronan Keating – ‘When You Say Nothing at All’
Chris Rea – Fool (If You Think It’s Over)
Alicia Keys – ‘Fallin”
Chris De Burgh – ‘Lady in Red’
The Beatles – ‘The Long and Winding Road’
Sade – ‘Smooth Operator’
Van Morrison – ‘Moondance’

Velvet Sax | Sax Player Cheshire has a wide repertoire, if you have a request, please ask!