When it comes to wedding entertainment ideas, there are plenty of ideas to get your guests smiling and up on their feet. If you want to add some musical flair that's guaranteed to get the party started, you might want to consider a wedding saxophonist.
These talented musicians have the skill and ability to take your wedding celebrations to a new level. Whether you want a classic rendition of Careless Whisper, Ibiza party vibes, or some more funky covers of your favourite pop songs, hiring a sax player for a wedding is a sure-fire way to create an electric atmosphere.
Best Wedding Saxophonists in the UK
We've rounded up the best wedding saxophonists across the country, ideal for music lovers searching for a 'wedding saxophonist near me'! If you're still searching for the perfect entertainment for your wedding, make sure you browse our directory of wedding musicians, bands and DJs!
1. Simon Levi Sax - Greater Manchester
Simon Levi Sax is a wedding sax player who has wowed crowds in Ibiza, Marbella and beyond, and now he's available to book for your wedding. This talented musician is high in demand and can provide an unforgettable performance either by himself or alongside a professional DJ.
Whether you want soulful sounds or dancefloor-filling crowd favourites, Simon Levi Sax can provide the perfect playlist for your day. In the past he's performed with big names like Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills and Damon Hess from O Beach Ibiza, so you know you're in safe hands.
Hitched users love his energetic performances and chilled-out style - one said, "I've seen a few sax players live but Simon is on a completely different level and he's such a cool laidback guy that was really easy to deal with."
Pricing: From £450
Deals: Hitched couples can receive 15% discount when booking Simon Levi Sax for their big day!
2. James Burwell Music - Warwickshire
An accomplished saxophonist for weddings with a passion for getting wedding-goers up and dancing, James Burwell Music is the perfect addition to any wedding day. This Warwickshire-based musician truly understands the importance of wedding music, and can supply you with everything from jazz standards to modern hits.
While he's based in Warwickshire, James can cover weddings throughout Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and even further afield.
Pricing: From £300
3. Lloyd LED Sax - Cardiff
Lloyd LED Sax is the dream saxophonist for a wedding, with a master of music degree in woodwind performance from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.
He's not only a seasoned wedding performer, but has also performed in the West End, Royal Albert Hall and New York's Carnegie Hall.
He has a range of packages to choose from - we *love* the LED sax solo act, where he plays a light-up saxophone and comes accompanied with a sound engineer, radio microphone and backing music.
Pricing: From £300
Deals: Hitched couples will receive 5% discount on services hired
4. Miss Leeloo Saxophonist - Suffolk
Having performed at weddings all across the UK and Europe, Miss Leeloo (Leanna) is an experienced and talented wedding sax player perfect for your big day.
Her skills cover a range of styles of music, from pop to soul to jazz to house. She's able to provide instrumental music with backing tracks - she has over 300 songs in her repertoire! - as well as solo sax alongside a DJ.
No matter what you choose, Leanna's skills are sure to get your wedding guests up and dancing.
Pricing: From £200
Deals: Good news for Hitched couples - you'll receive 5% discount on Miss Leeloo's services.
5. Solidsax - Essex
Solidsax, AKA Ian Thompson, is an experienced wedding saxophone player and performer with over two decades of experience under his belt. His resume includes spots on Top of the Pops, The National Lottery and The Clive James Show, as well as working with some of the UK's major function bands and international artists.
Not only is he a saxophonist, Ian is also a vocalist with a repertoire of over 300 songs and instrumentals. He offers a bespoke playlist available for your ceremony, drinks reception, wedding breakfast, arrival of evening guests, first dance and evening entertainment.
Ian's services include music tailored to you, high quality sound system, vocals, music during breaks - he'll even let you use his radio microphone for speeches.
Pricing: From £200
6. The Wedding Saxophonist - Herefordshire
The Wedding Saxophonist, AKA Andy, is a professional and passionate musician based in Hereford, Herefordshire. His top-notch skills and expertise mean that any event he's booked for is sure to be unforgettable.
Andy is able to offer music for wedding ceremonies, whether that's when you walk down the aisle or during the signing of the register, as well as two hours of continuous reception music.
Dance music lovers are sure to be pleased, as Andy loves playing Ibiza, pop, funk and rock tracks. Overall, he aims to provide music to suit your tastes.
One pleased client said, "Andy was a really fantastic addition to our wedding. I would highly recommend him for any event. He plays the saxophone beautifully and was kind enough to be guided by the playlist we sent to him before our big day."
Pricing: From £250
Deals: If you're coming from Hitched, you'll get a 10% discount on the services hired.
7. The Saxophone Lounge - County Down
If you're looking for some smooth, mellow and ambient tunes to underscore your drinks reception, wedding breakfast or more, then you *have* to check out The Saxophone Lounge. This professional wedding saxophone player boasts over 15 years in the music industry and has played with bands that span all musical genres.
Live easy listening is The Saxophone Lounge's speciality - think Adele, Michael Bublé, Frank Sinatra and more. Your guests will love relaxing to these smooth sounds, all accompanied by professionally produced backing tracks.
Pricing: From £200
Deals: 10% discount for Hitched couples - we love to see it.
8. Perry Jackson - Saxophonist - Derbyshire
Derby-based Perry Jackson has over 20 years' experience in the music industry and has held a weekly residency at award-winning jazz bar Bar 5 for over a year.
When it comes to weddings, this musician offers performances as a DJ, part of a duet or trio, or a soloist for ceremonies, cocktails, banquets, dancing and karaoke.
Perry strives to tailor his services to each individual couple's preferences. He's inspired by a wide range of music and can play songs across genres including classical, lounge, jazz, rock and contemporary hits.
Pricing: From £150
Deals: Couples signed up to Hitched will receive a 5% discount on the services hired.
9. TheSaxWalker - Event Saxophonist - Suffolk
TheSaxWalker, AKA David, is an experienced and accomplished wedding sax player covering weddings in Ipswich, Suffolk, Essex, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and beyond.
David is a versatile musician who can play both alto and tenor saxophone across a range of genres including dance music, pop, R&B and smooth jazz. Whether you want music for your ceremony, drinks or reception, he's happy to help.
David takes his craft very seriously, and has studied at the Guildhall School of Music in London, so you know you'll be in safe hands.
Pricing: From £500
10. Ben Lester Saxophonist - Greater Manchester
Manchester-based Ben Lester Saxophonist is a talented saxophonist for weddings, bringing jazz, swing and classical music to big days and events throughout the UK.
Ben's extensive musical background, with training in the Royal Welsh College of Music and Dance, has enabled him to hone his skills in performing many genres of music. He can also play live alongside a DJ to add some funky vibes to your wedding soundtrack.
Previous newlyweds love Ben - one said, "He got everyone on the dance floor and the atmosphere was electric. People are still talking about him several months on. I can’t wait for another big party so we can have him again!"
Pricing: From £250
11. Jessica Hughes Saxophonist - Derbyshire
From background performances to dramatic solos, Jessica Hughes Saxophonist is available to soundtrack your event, your way. Not only can she be a sax player for a wedding, she's also a pianist and can perform alongside a DJ.
Jess boasts a wealth of experience in the music industry but specialises in wedding performances. She loves light jazz and easy listening, as well as current chart house hits and Ibiza style. Whatever you want, Jess has the skills to cater her performance to you.
Guests and newlyweds alike love her, with one Hitched user commenting, "She is an incredibly gifted musician and we loved having her play at our wedding and will definitely be using her again for any future events we may have.
"Jess plays a lovely mix of music to suit all tastes and our guests kept commenting on how great she was and how it really lifted the day whilst we were having our pictures done."
Pricing: From £275
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