Music to suit your occasion
Live music for Weddings – Garden parties – Corporate events – Special occasions
Our 4-piece saxophone ensemble is the perfect live music choice for a wedding, garden party, corporate event or your special occasion.
We can tailor a programme of music bespoke to your requirements and would be very happy to discuss this with you. Take4 saxophone quartet generally performs in the Rutland, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire area but other locations can be considered.
Take4 fees start at £320.00. Please do contact us for a quotation.
Meet the performers
The Take4 Saxophone Quartet are Michael Shelton, Tracey Foster-Joy, Anne Mortimer and Lesley Palfrey. Four outstanding musicians committed to providing quality performances bespoke to your occasion or event.
Soprano Saxophone, has enjoyed a successful career as a soloist and orchestral player. He is very passionate about music and enjoys the challenge that performance presents. Having been awarded an LTCL Michael is also a very committed teacher.
Alto Saxophone, is an experienced teacher and performer having recently been awarded a Diploma in Performance by the Associated Board of the Royal schools of Music London. She is a versatile musician with expertise on a number of instruments and regularly performs in all genres of music.
Tenor Saxophone, is a very experienced musician and teacher with expertise as a performer in all genres of music. Her studies included an ATCL awarded with Distinction in Clarinet performance by Trinity College London. She is also the director of a successful Saxophone Octet who perform regularly.
Baritone Saxophone, is also an accomplished Flautist and has gained extensive experience performing in a number of ensembles. Lesley is a dedicated and committed musician. She continues her studies at a high level, whilst maintaining her ambition to engage in further professional development.
Take4 Saxophone Quartet can tailor a programme of music bespoke to your requirements and would be very happy to discuss this with you.
Our repertoire includes:
Bridal Chorus – Wagner
Wedding March – Mendelssohn
Trumpet Voluntary – Clarke
Canin in D – Pachelbel
Allegro Maestoso (Water Music) – Handel
Anything Goes – Cole Porter
Come Fly With Me – James Van Heusen
Ain’t Misbehavin’ – Thomas “Fats” Waller
New York, New York – John Kander
Bohemian Rhapsody – Freddy Mercury
Downtown – Tony Hatch
When I’m 64 – Lennon and McCartney
I Say a Little Prayer – Burt Bacharach
House of the Rising Sun – Anon
Cinema Paradiso – Ennio Morricone
Gabriels Oboe – Ennio Morricone
The Pink Panther – Henry Mancini
Country Garden – Traditional
Londonderry Air – Traditional
Portsmouth – Traditional
When the Saints – Traditional
Down by the Riverside – Traditional
First Suite in Eb – Gustav Holst
Libertango – Astor Piazzola
The Little Negro – Claude Debussy
The Old Castle – Modest Mussorgsky
Old Hungarian Dances – Ferenc Farkas
Voi Che Sapete – Mozart
Cinerama – James Rae
Cityscapes – Rick Hirsch
Miniature Jazz Suite #6 – Lennie Niehaus
Sax in the City – Colin Crabb
A Study in Contrasts – Lennie Niehaus
Tico Tico – Z. de Abreu
Yakety Sax – Rich and Randolph
Come and see us perform
Take4 Saxophone Quartet’s next public performance is at Fotheringhay Church, Northamptonshire PE8 5HZ, on Sunday 30th June at 3pm. Entrance is free. Please do come along and enjoy a relaxed afternoon of midsummer music. The church and village have a fascinating history, which Is well documented and presented within the church. We understand that tea and cakes will be available in the village hall.
Have a question? Would you like a quotation for your wedding, party, event or occasion? We would love to hear from you. Please supply dates and a little bit about what you require so we can give you the correct information as soon as possible. Thank you!