Alastair Swing & Soul
Alastair provides 2 different sets, The Consummate Musician ideal for background music and Al Grant freestyle Sax the ultimate party live Sax playing alongside Hipswing DJ’s.
The consummate musician -Alastair is perfect for receptions, drinks parties and background music. Playing to high quality backing tracks, his repertoire includes jazz favourites, Rat Pack tunes, classic and current soul and pop. All delivered with smooth style and panache.
Previous clients/venues: Numerous weddings and functions, Venues include: Thornton Manor – Wirral, Great John Street Hotel. Manchester, Message Trust, Archbishop of York’s Palace, Hampton Manor Hotel, Shireburn Arms – Lancashire. Cooperative Bank head Office, Formby Hall, Stanley Hall, West Tower, Aughton, Scampston Hall, Yorkshire, Knowsley Hall, Radison Edwardian Manchester, Rolls Royce, Lancashire County Cricket Club (Player of the Year Awards).
Al Grant freestyle live sax player
Resident on the North West, Al has been entertaining crowds for years since the early days of house music. Steeped in the roots of the music – funk soul and disco, his improvised lines push the music to new heights and bring a great response from DJs and clubbers alike.
His sound is influenced by many players including Maceo Parker, David Sanborn, and Tom Scott.
Al is resident at the monthly Venus Classics night in Manchester and at Funky Love in Leeds. You can catch him playing all over the north and further afield at clubs, bars and private events.
He has entertained clubbers at events by Hed Kandi and Cream and at venues including Sankeys, Digital – Newcastle and Ascension and with DJs including Hed Kandi’s David Dunne, Allister Whitehead, Freemasons, Stonebridge, K-Klass, and house legend Farley Jackmaster funk.
Crowds respond to his soulful funky sound everywhere he plays.