Mike S

Mike S

Saxophonist

Based in Merseyside

Mike is a fantastic saxophonist. His repertoire includes jazz classics to Motown to current pop hits. He has played with Steve Winwood to Craig David & will always tailor his act to suit your needs.

Saxophone with Jazz Guitar
For that extra touch of class and musicianship.
This adds a great dimension and an
even more varied repertoire

Mike also plays Freestyle Sax with DJ

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Profile

Mike has played with many top artists including Craig David, Steve Winwood, Sandi Thom and Kid Creole and the Coconuts in the past year alone.

Since completing his debut album Ginger Tunes in 2010 Mike has been playing gigs and jazz festivals up and down the country with his own aptly named “Ginger Tunes” Quartet.

The album features his stylish signature writing and sound, described this easy cool sounding and exquisite jazz soul travelogue glows in its Sanbornesque LA groove   blended with R&B and funkier counterpart part tracks it s white soul fusion is a joy for the hips and the ears.

Featuring on a new album being released by a famous American Jazz label later this year (2011), Mike has recently been working with many of his idols including Tommy Barbarella, Randy Brecker, Stuart Hamm and Scott Henderson.

He will perform live to backing tracks or can add a guitarist to provide a duo option depending on your requirements.

Freestyle Sax with a DJ
Mike has been a part of this increasingly popular world of live performance from its inception in the late 90s, and have built a wide variety of music in my repertoire. He now regularly plays alongside percussionists and DJ’s for those who are looking to bring that extra live music element to their events.

‘Mike brings his be-bop knowledge and jazz sensibilities to a wide mix of deep/funky house and electro house records’
Mike regularly performs in various venues all over the country, and he has toured extensively in America and Europe with various artists across many genres.
Mike is  available to play solo saxophone with backing tracks, or saxophone improvising/freestyling alongside a DJ for drinks receptions, corporate events, functions, private parties and club nights.
Set List

Popular Music

Baker street
A million love songs
All you need is love (Notting Hill Scene)
Let there be love
My Baby just cares for me
Don’t know why
Isn’t she lovely
When I Fall In Love
We Have All The Time In The World
Come away with me
What A Wonderful World
Me & Mrs Jones
Everything I Do
A Whole New World
Masquerade
Unchained Melody
Blue Moon
Wind Beneath My Wings
Kiss From A Rose
Here There And Everywhere
Candle in the Wind
Congratulations
Killing Me Softly
The Long & Winding Road
Up Where We Belong
When You Say Nothing At All
Yesterday
Against All Odds
All My Loving
All You Need Is Love
Beautiful
You’re Beautiful
Come Away With Me
Endless Love
I Am Blessed
Feeling Good
Hey Jude
I’ll Make Love To You
Tears In Heaven
Nights In White Satin
Nobody Does It Better
I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing
If Tomorrow Never Comes
My Heart Will Go On
Nothing Compares To You
Love Is All Around
Eternal Flame
Wonderful Tonight
Have I Told You Lately
How Deep Is Your Love
Christmas Songs
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Jingle Bells
Lonely This Christmas
Merry Christmas Everybody
Mistletoe & Wine
Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer
Santa Claus is Coming To Town
Sleigh Ride
The Christmas Song
Winter Wonderland
Wonderful Christmastime
Hark The Herald
Mary’s Boy Child
O Little Town Of Bethlehem
Once In Royal David’s City
Silent Night

Ibiza Style
Jubel (Klingande)
The man with the red face (Funk Agenda)
Titanium (David Guetta)
I will be here (Tiesto)
Changes (Faul & Wad)
Rhythm is a mystery (K KLASS)
This girl (Kungs vs Cookin’)
Homeless (Mr belt & Weezol)
Waves (Mr Probz)
Leave the world behind (Sweedish House Mafia)
Calabria (Rune)
All cried out (Blonde)
Lovestory (Bushwacka)

Jazz
At Last – Etta James
Au Privave – Charlie Parker
Autumn Leaves – Standard
Birdland – Charlie Parker
Black Orpheus – Standard
Blue Bossa – Standard
Body & Soul – Standard
Canteloupe Island – Herbie Hancock
Chega De Saudade – Jobim
Corcovado – Jobim
Cotton Tail – Duke Ellington
Days of Wine & Roses – Henry Mancini
Desafinado – Jobim
Dindi – Jobim
Dolphin Dance – Wayne Shorter
Don’t Get Around Much Any More – Duke Ellington
Falling in Love with Love – Rodgers & Hart
Footprints – Wayne Shorter
Freddie the Freeloader – Miles Davis
Georgia – Hoagy Carmichael
Giant Steps – John Coltrane
Girl from Ipanema – Jobim
Green Dolphine St. – Standard
Have You Met Miss Jones? – Rodgers & Hart
How High the Moon – Standard
I could write a book – Rodgers & Hart
In A Mellow Tone – Duke Ellington
In A Sentimental Mood
In The Mood – Duke Ellington
Isn’t it Romantic – Rodgers & Hart
It Don’t Mean A Thing – Duke Ellington
It Had To Be You – Standard
Jeannine – Standard
Just Friends – Standard
Lullaby of Birdland – Standard
Maiden Voyage – Herbie Hancock
Mercy Mercy Mercy – Joe Zawinul
Midnight Hour – Wilson Pickett
Moon & Sand – Bill Engvick
My Favorite Things – Rodgers & Hart
My Funny Valentine – Rodgers & Hart
My Romance – Rodgers & Hart
Night and Day – Cole Porter
Oleo – Sonny Rollins
One Note Samba – Jobim
Our Love Is Here To Stay – George Gershwin
Round Midnight – Thelonious Monk
S Wonderful – George Gershwin
Satin Doll – Duke Ellington
Sea Journey – Chick Corea
So What – Miles Davis
Someday My Prince Will Come – Standard
Song for My Father – Horace Silver
St. Thomas – Sonny Rollins
Stolen Moments – Oliver Nelson
Stompin at the Savoy – Standard
Straight No Chaser – Thelonious Monk
Summer Samba – Standard
Sweet Georgia Brown – Standard
Take Five – Paul Desmond
Take the “A” Train – Duke Ellington
The Way You Look Tonight
There Will Never Be Another You – Standard
They Can’t Take That Away From Me – George Gershwin
Unforgettable – Nat King Cole
Wave – Jobim
What a Wonderful World – Standard
When I Fall in Love – Standard

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Testimonials (1)

“Mike can only be described as a true gentleman and a fantastic musician we are so happy to have chosen him and your firm- a must for every wedding.

A big thank you.

Review from Jon Hewston

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