Experienced saxophonist for hire specializing in Jazz, Top 40/Motown, Smooth Jazz/R&B. New to the New England area looking for clients/bands to work with. Available as a solo act or with full band.
Why should you call me?
- Masters degree in Jazz Performance
-20 years playing experience
-Worked with the top booking company in the southeast (East Coast Entertainment)
-Friendly and fast communication
Chris presented himself very professionally. Was on time and played a very nice selection of music for the occasion. My husband, my guests and myself, were very please. He serenaded us for the entire event.
I’ll work with Chris again for any other events I may have.
We had a wonderful experience with this saxophone player at our party. I would totally recommend him!
He was playing the entire reception for our civil wedding and the music was Amazing!! My guests were raved and we were very happy with his service. I would recommend him to anyone and without any doubt I'll hire him again.
Michelle and Andrea
Price Range: $400 and up
Gig Length: 60 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
Solo saxophone gig-
This is the most commonly requested arrangement for light background music. Typically it is for smaller events of 50 people or less. I would perform sax with backing tracking tracks through a speaker system. This is not a full show but background music!!
Full Traditional Jazz Ensemble-
Typically 4-5 member instrument group covering the music of the the Great American Songbook as well as original jazz compositions.
Full Smooth Jazz Group-
5-6 member group specializing in jazz verisions of pop covers, funk, and original smooth jazz compositons.
Essentially the Smooth Jazz group with vocalists
Chris Andrews is an accomplished jazz musician specializing in saxophone performance. Chris is well trained in classical and jazz literature, is a successful facilitator of master classes and has performed in various concert venues. His music has distinctive influences from the likes of John Coltrane, Charlie Parker and Sonny Rollins. Christopher is not only a great performer, he has received a formal education to continue to master his craft. Christopher obtained his M.M degree in Jazz Studies & Performance from the University of South Carolina and a B.A. in Music Industry from South Carolina State University. Chris is the founder and band leader of Christopher Andrews Jazz . He is also a free lance performer and has worked with artists such as Wycliffe Gordon Sextet, Fred Wesley and the New JB's, Roland Haynes Quintet and The Skipp Pearson Foundation.
Past Booked Events
|December 18, 2018 • 6:00pm - 8:30pm||Anniversary Party|
|August 18, 2018 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|June 23, 2018–June 24, 2018 • 9:00pm - 1:00am||Wedding Reception|
|June 02, 2018 • 8:30pm - 9:15pm||Personal Occasion|
|April 14, 2018 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Dinner Party|
|May 14, 2017 • 1:30pm - 3:30pm||Wedding Reception|
|August 20, 2016 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm||House Party|
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