Nothing captures the attention of your guests quite like the enchanting sound of a live saxophonist! However, choosing the perfect saxophone songs for a wedding can be a daunting task.
We’ve utilized our musical expertise to curate a list of the top saxophone wedding songs for your special day, whether you need them for the ceremony, the drinks reception, or the dance party at the end of the night. In addition to the song recommendations, we’ve included some interesting tidbits about each tune that you may not have known. We’ve even included clips from our talented Encore saxophonists to demonstrate their incredible skills.
Saxophone players have the ability to perform in any style or genre you desire, making them a versatile choice for weddings. While most saxophonists typically perform wedding music using a PA system and backing tracks, there are plenty of other options available. You can choose to have a sax and DJ (also known as DJ Live), sax and piano, or even saxophone ensembles. The possibilities are endless! We’ve provided a glimpse of these options below, but don’t hesitate to explore Encore’s other wedding ensembles for more inspiration.
If you’re already set on booking a wedding saxophonist, why not take a look at the incredible selection of saxophonists we have on Encore? With over 148 exceptional UK-based saxophonists to choose from, you’ll be spoilt for choice and guaranteed to find the perfect musician for your special day.
What are some wedding ceremony songs for saxophone?
All of Me
One of John Legend’s iconic tracks, “All of Me,” was penned for his wife, Chrissy Teigan. Perhaps this is why the song resonates so deeply with couples all around the world. Legend himself once said, “At the same time as you’re giving everything up, you’re gaining everything, and that’s what the whole song is about.” We couldn’t have described it better ourselves! Having “All of Me” performed on the saxophone adds a touch of authenticity and romance without being cliché. Check out Slav On Sax’s heartfelt rendition of this John Legend classic.
A Thousand Years
“A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri is another beautiful and romantic tune that perfectly captures the essence of marriage. Imagine the magic of this song gracing your special day… You can get a taste of it by watching Encore saxophonist Alistair Grant’s performance of this enchanting Christina Perri classic.
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
This timeless classic is ideal for your wedding ceremony. The gentle melody and rich chords evoke feelings of romance and love for all your guests. If you’re aiming to bring tears of joy to Aunt Edna’s eyes, this song is a perfect choice. Listen to Katy Jungmann’s magical rendition that had us reaching for our handkerchiefs.
Ed Sheeran’s heartfelt and soulful songs are a perfect fit for your big day. While we can’t promise to bring Ed himself to your venue, we guarantee that his music works beautifully on the saxophone. Book Kyri Sax to add an extra touch of perfection to your special day.
If Leonard Cohen’s famous “secret chords” could please the Lord, then they are certainly suitable for the most divine weddings. Nothing tugs at the heartstrings quite like a smooth sax rendition of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah.” Let this powerful and emotional song accompany your wedding ceremony. It’s easy to book a talented sax player like Dom Pusey through Encore.
What are some wedding reception songs for saxophone?
Fly Me To The Moon
This Sinatra classic will have everyone rushing to the dance floor. Its timeless charm never fails to create a party atmosphere. For that extra touch of class, consider hiring a jazz trio featuring Encore’s own Sam Craig.
There Will Never Be Another You
Looking to create a romantic and nostalgic ambiance during your wedding reception? “There Will Never Be Another You,” a classic jazzy tune, is sure to captivate guests of all ages. Get ready for some impressive saxophone solos from Encore’s saxophonist, Harry Brunt.
What are some wedding dance songs for saxophone?
Nat King Cole’s classic love song is the ideal choice if you want to get both Granny and your nephew on the dance floor. This timeless crowd favorite, played on the saxophone by James Burwell, will undoubtedly get your wedding dance floor buzzing with excitement.
When it comes to wedding celebrations, few songs are as popular as Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams’ “Get Lucky.” This infectious anthem is guaranteed to get everyone up and dancing. Just imagine the saxophone adding its magic to this timeless hit. Feel the energy and groove with Encore’s More is More.
If you’re looking for even more excitement than just a saxophone, check out Encore’s lineup of Live DJ Mashup artists who skillfully blend epic DJing with the live wow-factor of the saxophone. Experience the ultimate party vibe with talented artists such as Paul Sebastian Saliba.
How much do saxophonists cost?
At Ratingperson, we have a vast selection of highly talented musicians available to cater to your needs, varying in price range. The cost of hiring a saxophonist for your wedding day typically ranges between £200-£500, depending on the extent of their performance. Here’s a breakdown of the price categories:
- Budget: £200
- Average: £250
- High-end: £500+
Rest assured, all our wedding saxophonists are consummate professionals who will work with you to make your wedding dreams come true. Start browsing through our selection now!
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If you haven’t finalized the rest of your wedding playlist, don’t worry! We’ve got you covered. Our network of professional musicians covers all genres and styles, including jazz bands, acoustic duos, string quartets, and acapella groups. Let your imagination run wild, and let us help you create the perfect musical backdrop for your special day. Ratingperson