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This is my Blog for music related things that happen to me.  Useful articles posted by other people will be linked from the Music Info page.

I will only post on here when I feel that there is something of interest to say, rather than trying to do something everyday.

Please feel free to leave comments and feedback

Best wishes

Dave


On Saturday last Folk Foundasian played at a wedding in Derby at a Venue called the Roundhouse.  This is a very old building with a fascinating history.  It was were locomotives were brought to be repaired and turned around to go in different directions.

They have kept a lot of the old features in place which gives a great ambiance to the venue.

Hiten provided music for the ceremony and the drinks reception during the day, and Trush and I joined him for the evening Wedding meal.

A mixture of Bollywood and Indian folk tunes plus western jazz pop and funk was the order of the day musically, and we had great fun playing it for everyone and loads of positive comments and enquiries for future musical events.

 

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bosworthThis Sunday. the 23rd of April 2017 I am exhibiting at the Bpsworth Hall Hotel and Spa Wedding Fair.

If you are looking for ideas for your wedding music, why not come along for a listen and a chat about what I can do to help.

I look forward to seeing you there.

Best wishes

Dave


Hi Folks
Its time for the Easter StaxofSax Saxophone workshop 2017.
 
Please see the leaflet for details of the date and venue and contact details.
 
We will also be continuing with the format that we had at Christmas, with Large ensemble in the morning and Jazz OR small ensemble in the afternoon. Its your choice as to which you do after lunch, just let me know your preference.
 
Could I ask that everyone forwards this post on so that we can get in touch with as many Saxophonists as possible please.
 
We have 30 spaces to fill and would love to see a full hall.
 
Many thanks
 
Dave and Chris

Hi Folks

I have just released my second track ‘Can You Feel the Love Tonight,’a real wedding classic.

Its available to purchase on iTunes and CdBaby along with my previous recording of ‘Blue Suede Shoes’

Let me know what you think, and any ideas for future tracks would be interesting to hear.

Thanks

 

Dave

 

 

 


Yesterday was a lovely day for a Wedding,  and Leanne and Marc had theirs at Goosedale in Nottingham. The weather was good and everyone seemed to have a good time.

I was asked to play for both the ceremony and drinks reception yesterday, including tunes that are special to the bride and groom.  I especially liked the slower version of ‘Ain’t Nobody’ by Jasmine Thompson and will using that one on a regular basis.

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‘Goosedale is an old farm that has had its barn converted to hold weddings and events along with other rooms.’

Thanks for asking me to be part of your big day Leanne and Marc and best wishes for your future together

Dave

January 2017


2017 had got off to a great start.

I have taken bookings for 2 weddings this week, the first is in Derby at the Roundhouse and I will be playing with the Folk Foundasian Sax trio. The 2nd is at Barton Court nr Malvern in October as a solo act.  Barton court is a lovely old House that I discovered at the end of last year, whilst playing at a wedding fayre there.

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This Saturday is a full day rehearsal with Folk Foundasian working on a ton of new songs.  Both Bollywood and western tunes are on the agenda, so should be fun.

If there are any weddings or events that you think I may be able to help at, then please get in touch for a chat.

 

Best wishes

 

Dave

 


Just an update for those procrastinators amongst you.,  We have 22 places booked on this workshop and that leaves only another 8 available, and they are going fast now as people finalise their plans for Christmas.

If you would like to join us for a fun day of after Christmas music making in Leicester then please let me know.

email is staxofsax@gmail.com

Telephone is 07736 471861

I have attached the flyer with the full details for you to look at and please share to any sax playing buddies and teachers.

 

Thanks

Dave

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