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.
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
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.
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.