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Overview

Dana Frank Garrett

Saxophone, Lead & Harmony Vocals

Professional Talented Entertaining Musician for Hire!

Guaranteed SMASH HIT at your next party!

Dana will design a personalized playlist to your wants and needs, for any occasion, providing your requested music genres, styles, atmosphere and special songs. Available as a solo act or provide a combo, a band, or be your emcee as well. He will provide your guests and you with a great time with his charismatic, soulful, dynamic, energetic styles; that promise dancing, singing along, laughter and feeling good at your party, great ambiance at your restaurant, wine tasting or the first kiss at your wedding event.

 

Price Range: Contact for rates

Gig Length: 30 minutes to 4 hours

 

What to Expect

Dana Garrett’s service is professional, prompt, prepared, music entertainment; from first event planning, to set up and break down and performance. He will design a set list to your needs. Dana has an extensive playlist and experience to deliver his solo act with feel, rhythm and style. He sings and play saxophone over music tracks. Dana can serve as your emcee if needed.

Expect a charismatic soulful musical character, who is quite dynamic, very entertaining, engaging and energetic, who can deliver smooth sounds or background ambiance music, if the situation requires it as well. Your guests are sure to have a good time, dance and sing along.

Setup Requirements

Electrical outlet

Shaded or covered area if outside

Parking

Additional requirement maybe needed for anything unique for the engagement, which will be discussed with the client and arranged prior.

Additional Booking Notes

MY EQUIPMENT: 
Tenor, soprano, and alto saxophones. Electronic saxophone.
Microphones, small mixing board, music stands, laptop, personal lighting, small table, stool and supporting accessories. 
PA system equipment varied depending on situation and venue, intimate to a dance hall.

About

Saxophone Singer Musician Soloist Available for Hire

Experienced professional saxophone player and vocalist.

Several genres and will add to my repertoire for your occasion.

I will perform your perfect playlist.

Available for private events: parties, weddings, birthdays, bar and bat mitzvahss, quinceaneras, anniversaries, receptions, you name it.

Available for events and house music: restaurants, lounges, bars, studio work, and more.....

You can expect total professional music entertainment.

I WILL: Consult with you prior to event for preferred playlist and special requests.

Check out the room prior to event.

Design the playlist and room set up.

Set up the sound, whether my PA, the house PA or mix of both, and Make the best sound for the room.

Create the perfect ambiance.

Provide an entertaining performance.

I am self sufficient : have own PA equipment, tenor sax, alto sax, soprano sax, electronic sax, and supporting equipment.

I use backing tracks for solo work, and solo without, whatever is desired.

Please contact me for more information and/or a consultation.

Competitive and fair rates.

Will travel.

See more info @ www.DanaFrankGarrett.com

History

Dana is the saxophonist, and lead and harmony vocals in Lil' Elmo and The Cosmos, a rock-n-roll review show band, playing music from the 50's and 60's, doo wop to easy rider. His extensive band history includes, Rockin' Roulettes, Fabulous Spud Brothers, The Heroes, Jon Washington's Sounds of The Fortunes and Dana's own bands, Blue Light Boogie and the Kid Tater Band, to list a few. Dana also ran a successful jam session geared towards horn players, Taters Invaders. Dana's studio work has accompanied such notables as: Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Solomon Burke, Earl Thomas, and Skid Roper and The Whirlin Spurs, and The Beat Farmers. He's toured the U.S. to great reviews for over 2 decades.

Visit DanaFrankGarrett.com for music, YouTube, bands and calendar.

Influences & Inspiration

Jazz Standards. Big Band Jazz : Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, Buddy Rich, Maynard Ferguson and Don Ellis. Johnny Carson Tonight Show’s Big Band with Doc Severinson. Other Jazz influence, including John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, Stan Getz, Paul Desmond, Dave Drubeck, and Lenny Picket. Mix of genres: Frank Sinatra, Elvis, Tower of Power, Chicago, Blood Sweat and Tears, Grover Washington JR., Santana, Sam Cooke, Otis Reading, The Beatles, … and many many more…

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Live Music Entertainment, Saxophone and Vocals: Genres: jazz, smooth jazz, jazz standards, swing, funky jazz, rock, rock n roll, funk, blues, soul, dance, pop, lounge, piano bar, crooner, rhythm & blues, rockabilly, reggae, country, rockabilly, etc.