Jon James Saxophonist musician teacher York

Jon James

Jon James

Musician - Saxophonist - Composer - Teacher

JonJames Saxophone musician

About Jon James


It all began at the age of 9, after glimpsing a saxophone Jon was enchanted from its golden charm and not long after was gifted his first saxophone. Almost 20 years later, Jon has mastered his music capabilities with the Saxophone.

Extremley diverse, Jon is able to perform for any musical genre specified. Not only an accomplished and adept musical performer, Jon is an exceptionally talented musical improviser, able to play freestyle.

Jon brings tremendous excitement and energy to any event, be it a vibrant party or the feel of a relaxed jazz lounge, Jon's versatility is perfect for any event.



Qualifications


Jon has acquired a distinct and unique musical style. His many qualifications include:
  • Grade 8 Classical Saxophone (ABRSM)
  • BTEC National Diploma in Music Technology
  • BA Hons Degree in Music


Experience


Over 10 years of professional musical performance, Jon has gained a vast amount of experience. Previous performances have included; weddings, funerals, private parties, corporate parties/ events, nightclubs (playing alongside a house DJ), restaurants, hotels and more.

Jon performed as a Solo Saxophonist for 4 years a 5* Hotel and Spa Resort, Hoarcross Hall.


JonJames Saxophone musician

Extensive Repertoire


Jon is available to play solo saxophone (alto and soprano) with professional backing tracks, solo saxophone with harp or saxophone and violin duo, for many events including; weddings (drinks reception, ceremony, photographs etc.), corporate events, functions, private parties, bar mitzvahs, bollywood events and hotels/ restaurants for bespoke entertainment.

As an immensely proficient musician, Jon is able to perform for any genre required including; classical, jazz, blues, swing, dance, soul, gypsy, funk, rock and roll, reggae, latin, romantic, popular covers, brass, harmony etc.


Jon has also composed and performed a range of his own creations including; popular saxophone covers, ballads and a range of meditative chillout pieces. Please see the shop for further details on original CD's available.



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Jon James is a Professional Saxophonist currently based in York, North England.
Available for local and nationwide events, weddings and parties.
International enquiries are welcome.
For further information and booking, please contact us using the online form,
or call 07964 014 135 and speak to Emily, Bookings Manager.