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Sax Themesters

Sax Themesters Female Saxophone Quartet / Live Music / Themed

'Sax Themesters' are a female saxophone quartet specialising in playing your favourite TV and film themes. Available for any occasion. Ideal for background music during drinks receptions, product launches, during dinner, corporate functions, parties, indoor or outdoor events - this sax quartet will certainly give their audience something to chat about.

Profile Highlights

All experienced professional musicians
Specialised TV & film theme music
Themes throughout the decades
Indoors or Outdoors
Acoustic or Amplified
Ideal for all ages
Suitable for small or large events
Formal or Casual
Friendly Appearance
Will give your guests something to talk about!

'Sax Themesters' are a new group that have been formed by Musical Director, Tracey Askem. The aim was to bring something new, fun and unique to your attention! All the music in 'Sax Themesters' repertoire has been specially arranged for this quartet only, and will not be performed by other groups. The four ladies usually perform acoustically but can also be amplified for larger events. Dress can be formal or casual. Each player has a wealth of performing experience. Please meet our musicians...

The Saxophonists :

Tracey Askem ~ Saxes, Clarinets, Flute, MD

After gaining a Degree in Light Music from Newcastle College of Performing Arts,
Tracey formed a function band with her husband Martin, and they began their professional musical careers working alongside celebrities such as Sir George Martin, Little & Large, Rolf Harris, etc..
She then travelled around the world working as resident band on MV Minerva and Minerva 2 for Swan Hellenic, also SS Canberra and Oriana for P&O. Currently, Tracey works as a freelance performer for function bands & theatre shows. Tracey formed 'Sax Themesters' in 2008 and has been busy writing special arrangements for the quartet. Her writing skills have also been used to provide arrangements for many other musicians in the UK and abroad. She also takes a 'behind the scenes' role using her musical knowledge to script supervise on live music television broadcasts and DVD recordings. These have included Coldplay, Beyonce, Jay-Z, Bono & The Edge & Tim Minchin & His Orchestra to name a few.

Sue Greenway ~ Saxes, Flute, Clarinets

After initially training as a secondary school teacher, Sue became a musician in the RAF playing in the RAF Squadronaires and the RAF Central band. She currently enjoys a freelance performing career and has worked as a saxophonist with the Syd Lawrance Orchestra, the Don Lusher Big Band, the BBC Big Band, west end and touring productions of Chicago, the Rat Pack and most recently ABBA the show.

Paula Borrell ~ Saxes, Flute

Paula played with NYJO before starting her musical career on cruise ships. Her playing has enabled her to travel the world working with a variety of function bands and a full big band, appearing on television shows with Ant & Dec, Paul O'Grady and backing various singers including Tony Hadley, Max Bygraves, Joe Longthorne and The Beverley Sisters. She has also performed as a soloist for F1 and regularly enjoys playing in the orchestra for theatre shows, The Ratpack, a motown tribute band and a salsa group.

Suzanne Faithful ~ Saxes, Clarinets

Suzanne studied clarinet and sax at Colchester Institute 1987-1990 and graduated with BA (Hons). Joined the Royal Air Force in Jan 1991 on clarinet to become one of the first female musicians in the Central Band. She has been playing clarinet, bass clarinet and saxophones in the band for the last 20 years.....be it on parade , on the concert platform, in quartets or as the baritone sax player of the Royal Air Force Squadronaires, they perform music for all occassions up and down the country both at home and abroad. Over the years Suzanne has played in many theatre pit orchestras and performed with dance bands and sax quartets at various functions from wedding receptions and garden parties to charity gigs in local shopping centres.

Act Information

Line-up

Soprano & Alto Saxes
Alto Sax & Flute
Tenore Sax
Baritone Sax

Extra Line-up(s)

We are an acoustic quartet but PA / Mics / Background CD music can be added at an additinal cost.

Also included

We can provide up to a 2K EV rig depending on venue size.

Location

South East based and will travel to these areas: South East, South West, Midlands.

Previous Clients

Great Western Railways
Credit Suisse
ICHF Shows
Bicester Jazz Festival
SABMiller

Testimonials

Sax Themesters provided top class entertainment, they had a brilliant repertoire of music which suited all age ranges. They were very professional and polite and I wouldnít hesitate to recommend them. I would definitely use them again for future events! Natalie Marshall, SABMiller, Dec 2010.

The girls were great! Ė please pass on my thanks again. I will definitely bear you in mind for any future events. Lyn Aitken, Publicity Matters, Nov 2009.

Highlights

We are a unique female sax quartet playing TV & Film Theme Tunes.
Suitable For All Ages.
We will certainly give your guests something to talk about.

Repertoire

Repertoire

Set List - TV
Fawlty Towers
The Sweeney
I’ll Be There For You (Friends)
The Liberty Bell (Monty Python)
Hawaii Five
Old Ned (Steptoe & Son)
Crossroads
Eastenders
Mr Benn
The Two Ronnies
Taxi
The Muppet Show
Coronation Street
The Simpsons
Emmerdale
Captain Pugwash
¬ĎAllo ¬ĎAllo
Last Of The Summer Wine
One Foot In The Grave
Men Behaving Badly
Match Of The Day
Blackadder
Cagney & Lacey
Poirot
Keeping Up Appearances
Heartbeat
M.A.S.H.
Diagnosis Murder
Laurel & Hardy
The Munsters
Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends
Montagues & Capulets (The Apprentice)
Terry & June
Grange Hill
Woody Woodpecker
Sesame Street
Dynasty
Dallas
Ground Force
Lark Rise To Candleford
Light & Tuneful (Wimbledon)
Jessica (Top Gear)
Vision On / Take Hart
Only Fools & Horses
Strictly Come Dancing
Anitiques Roadshow
The Goodies
Looney Tunes
Set List - Film
The Addams Family
The Bare Necessities (Jungle Book)
A Shot In The Dark (The Pink Panther)
The Pink Panther
Naked Gun
Mission Impossible
Sex & The City
Colonel Bogey
Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines
James Bond
The Dam Busters
The Entertainer
We can also provide many Carols and Christmas tunes for the Festive Season!

Extra Costs

The price brackets above should be used as a guide only as all quotes are bespoke.


Performance times for most acts except Tributes and some other Unique performers are usually 2 x 60 minute sets or 3 x 40 min sets.

(If you require the act to perform longer than these times you may incur extra costs.)

Travel costs vary depending on the act and will be included to the quote given to you by our agents.

Our acts would usually expect to arrive around 6pm and to be finished around midnight.

(If you need the act to arrive earlier or finish later there may be extra costs but these can be negotiated.)