The Ultimate Playlist Guide

Top DJ and Saxophone Songs for an Unforgettable Wedding Dance Floor

15 06 23

DJ and sax – a unique combo that turns any wedding from memorable to extraordinary.

A Match Made in Music Heaven: The DJ and Sax Duo

Once upon a time, in the enchanting world of weddings, a new sound was heard echoing across the dance floors. The sweet melody of the saxophone began to blend harmoniously with the dynamic beats of a DJ. The result? An electrifying musical mix that brought every soul to the dance floor. This fantastic combination is none other than the wedding DJ and Sax duo, and they’re here to make your wedding a truly unforgettable affair!

When the formalities conclude, and the first dance has left stars in your eyes, it’s time for the real party to begin. The DJ cues up the wedding music, and as the beats start to flow, the saxophonist takes centre stage. The room fills with a soulful melody, sweeping you off your feet and onto the dance floor. The wedding reception has officially transformed into a rocking dance party.

When folks attend your wedding or party, they’re probably ready to see a DJ. But they’ll be totally blown away when that DJ busts out a sax and starts jamming! A DJ alone is a great party starter, but when you add a saxophonist, you’re in for a treat. The saxophone adds a live performance aspect, creating a lively atmosphere and an irresistible call to the dance floor. The energy is infectious, the vibes are electrifying, and the dance floor becomes the heart of the celebration.

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The Ultimate DJ and Saxophone Beats to Rock Your Wedding Dance Floor

Whether you’re the bride, bridesmaid, or just someone who loves all things weddings, it’s all about the music that makes the event. The key to any good wedding party? A killer playlist! But what’s even better than a regular DJ bopping the tunes? A DJ with a saxophonist! The sax and DJ combo is the hot trend you’ll want to introduce at the next wedding. This duo brings the perfect fusion of classic and modern vibes that’ll have everyone shimmying, shaking, and sliding on the dance floor. Let’s dive into the absolute must-have DJ and Sax songs for a fantastic wedding reception.

Songs for the Spotlight: Bridal Party Entrance

These catchy, exciting tracks are perfect for setting the stage for the grand entrance of the bridal party.

  • Talk Dirty by Jason Derulo: The unforgettable saxophone hook in “Talk Dirty” is sure to create an exciting and memorable entrance for the bridal party.
  • Saxobeat by Alexandra Stan: This catchy, saxophone-heavy dance number will instantly ramp up the party vibes.
  • Problem by Ariana Grande: This big saxophone riff is a fun and contemporary tune that can get the crowd hyped for the bridal party entrance.
  • Runaway (U & I) by Galantis: This energetic track, with its punchy saxophone riff, is guaranteed to get the crowd excited for the grand entrance.
  • Crazy in Love – Beyonce: No need to comment on this one. This banger will be sure to get your guests going before entree is even served, such a classic for your bridal party entrance song.
  • Thrift Shop by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis: This catchy hip hop track is well-known for its saxophone riffs, making it a fun choice for a bridal party entrance.
  • Destination Calabria by Alex Gaudino feat. Crystal Waters: This song’s infectious saxophone hook and upbeat rhythm will get the crowd excited for the bridal party’s grand entrance.
  • Sax by Fleur East: An upbeat pop song with a lively saxophone line that will set an exciting tone for the bridal party’s entrance.
  • Get Right by Jennifer Lopez: is a rhythmically infectious dance-pop track that features an iconic saxophone riff
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Wedding DJ and Sax Dancefloor

Love is in the Air: Romantic Saxophone Ballads 

When it’s time to slow the pace, these romantic tunes make for the perfect intimate dance moments.

  • Never Tear Us Apart – INXS: You can’t go wrong with this song, and it can be played at any moment of the night to suit all ages ranges & demographics. Our go-to for a saxophone dance floor opener or finisher. That saxophone solo is pure heaven!
  • Careless Whisper by George Michael: This iconic saxophone song is perfect for couples swaying under the twinkling lights.
  • Against All Odds by Phil Collins: This tune is perfect for a romantic slow dance, the saxophone version adds an extra emotional layer to the already heartfelt song.
  • Unforgettable by Nat King Cole: This classic tune featuring a beautiful saxophone part is sure to create a memorable moment for couples on the dance floor.
  • Smooth Operator by Sade: featuring the sultry saxophone solos, stands as a timeless classic
  • Just the Two of Us by Groove Washington: A saxophone feature of this oldie but goodie will have all the couples swaying in each other’s arms.
  • Songbird by Kenny G: This tune from saxophone maestro Kenny G is a soft, romantic track perfect for slow dancing.
  • Fields of Gold by Sting: This classic song, when performed on the saxophone, adds a touch of magic to any romantic moment.

Get the Party Started: Sax House Tracks 

Banish any dance floor hesitation with these toe-tapping Sax House beats that will get guests moving.

  • Jubel by Klingande: Starting the list with the beloved “Jubel,” its blend of soothing saxophone melodies and electronic beats will get your guests on their feet.
  • Changes by Faul & Wad Ad, Pnau: Another dance-floor-filler, “Changes” mixes a catchy saxophone hook with upbeat rhythms, perfect for jumpstarting your party.
  • One Day (Vandaag) by Bakermat: The jazz and soul elements mixed with house music in “One Day (Vandaag)” will keep the positive vibes flowing.
  • Sax on Fire by Kungs: It’s an energetic and catchy track that combines infectious saxophone riffs and house beats.
  • Another Life by Afrojack & David Guetta: This track features a beautiful saxophone line that adds depth to the electronic tune.
  • Man with the Red Face” by Mark Knight & Funkagenda: This song is a brilliant mix of techno and jazz, with a relentless saxophone line that will get everybody up and moving.
  • This Girl” by Kungs vs Cookin’ on 3 Burners: A summer anthem that pairs catchy saxophone riffs with a danceable beat, sure to get everyone on the dance floor.
  • Infinity” by Guru Josh Project: An iconic 2008 electronic dance track with a powerful saxophone hook that will have everyone’s hands in the air.
  • Work it Out – Beyonce: notable for its funk and soul influences, but it’s the intoxicating saxophone solo that gives the song its characteristic vibrant energy
  • I Follow Rivers by Lykke Li, The Magician: seductive beat and haunting vocals, features a melodic saxophone line that intertwines with the electronic elements, perfect for a dance floor starter

For the Nostalgic Souls: Retro Vibes

Bring back the good old days with these nostalgic saxophone classics.

  • Baker Street by Gerry Rafferty: With one of pop music history’s most recognisable saxophone riffs, this song is sure to get people grooving.
  • Smooth Operator by Sade: This classic tune, with its sultry sax and groovy beats, transports guests to a stylish 80s club.
  • Lily Was Here by Candy Dulfer & Dave Stewart: The saxophone takes centre stage in this unforgettable tune, making it a fantastic choice for retro music lovers.
  • Tequila by The Champs: This sax-heavy, upbeat song is guaranteed to get guests tapping their feet and reminiscing about the good old days.
  • Pick up the Pieces by Average White Band: This classic funk tune is loaded with awesome saxophone parts and will definitely bring back some memories.
  • Us and Them by Pink Floyd: This classic rock track from the iconic Dark Side of the Moon album features a sultry saxophone solo that’s perfect for a more laid-back dance moment.
  • Moondance by Van Morrison: This jazz-influenced track features a great saxophone section and is sure to get everyone grooving.

Last Dance: The Perfect Goodbye

Round off the unforgettable night with a final dance song that leaves everyone with sweet memories.

  • Diamonds by Rihanna: The enchanting slow saxophone melody is a slightly unconventional but perfect choice for the last dance.
  • One More Time by Daft Punk: This blend of electronic music and saxophone is perfect for those who want one last burst of energy.
  • Careless by Paul Hardcastle & The Jazzmasters: This smooth jazz track is a perfect ending to a perfect night, letting guests wind down while still enjoying the saxophone melody.
  • New York State of Mind by Billy Joel: This sax-heavy classic is a great choice for the last dance, leaving your guests with a sense of nostalgia and satisfaction.
  • Midnight City by M83: This tune, which prominently features a dreamy saxophone line, is perfect for a bittersweet farewell dance.
  • True by Spandau Ballet: This 80’s hit, known for its romantic and melancholic saxophone solo, would make a beautiful last dance song.
  • Englishman in New York by Sting: This song’s smooth and jazzy saxophone makes it an excellent choice for a final dance number, leaving guests with a memorable impression.
  • The Edge of Glory by Lady Gaga: a pop anthem that shines not only for its electrifying vocals and pulsating rhythms, but also for a powerful, unexpected saxophone solo that lends a unique and nostalgic touch to the track 

Having a DJ and Sax performance is not just about the music; it’s about creating an experience. It’s about the magic that fills the air when the DJ drops the beat, and the saxophonist hits the first note. The sax player’s gonna really get the party jumping, pulling more people onto the dance floor and getting them moving! It’s about the shared glances, laughter, and memories on the dance floor.

Breaking the Mold: Introducing the DJ Band – Best of Both Worlds

Deciding between a DJ or a live band for your wedding can be tough. But guess what? We’ve found a way to combine both in one and at a more affordable price point – The DJ Band. Picture this: the beats and flawless mix of a DJ, married with a band’s live energy and stage charisma. That’s what the DJ Band brings to the table. Our gifted musicians sync seamlessly with our skilled DJs, crafting an atmosphere that’s second to none. It’s an experience that’ll have your guests talking about your wedding long after the lights have dimmed. So why settle for one when you can have the best of both worlds? Elevate your entertainment game with The DJ Band – the game-changing choice to make your event truly unforgettable.

Hear From One of Our Brides: A Testimonial on the DJ and Sax Experience

“DJ Christian and Keiden on sax at our wedding was game-changing. Christian’s vibe as a DJ was electric – he knew just how to keep the party alive with his perfect song choices. But the real show-stopper was Keiden. The minute he started with his sax, the room was buzzing with an energy we’d never felt before. It was magical.

Everybody, from kids to grandparents, was dancing! And when Keiden played those high notes? The cheer from our guests was unforgettable. The entire performance felt uniquely tailored for us. Choosing The DJ Band was one of our best decisions for our big day. Their music added something truly special to our celebration, which we’ll always cherish. Any couple out there planning their wedding – you absolutely want these guys at your party!” – Sally Ward, 11th March 2023

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Understanding Costs, Availability, and Choosing Your Performers

Now that you’ve gotten a feel for DJ and Sax duo or DJ Band can create, you’re probably wondering how to bring this experience to your own event. Let’s delve into the logistics.

Cost: While prices can vary based on location, event duration, and the individual performers, you can generally expect the cost for a DJ and saxophonist or a DJ Band to be lower than a live band. Typically, you would be looking at anywhere between $2,290 – $4290.

Availability: Our DJs and Saxophonists are in high demand, and we would recommend booking them as soon as you’ve settled on a date and venue.

Finding Reputable Performers: When it comes to choosing your performers, our reputation is everything. We don’t just assign any DJ or saxophonist to your big day. We consider location, venue, and your preferred music style to find the perfect match. Each of our DJs and saxophonists has a wide knowledge of music genres and has incredible showmanship, but we’ll choose one whose expertise aligns best with your chosen style and venue.

Next Steps – Combining a DJ and Sax at a wedding brings unparalleled dynamic energy that’s hard to resist. The tunes, the vibes, and the incredible music will ensure that your dance floor is never empty. With this fantastic playlist, your wedding is sure to be the talk of the town!  The process may seem daunting, but remember, this is about making your special day memorable. The right music and performers can make a great event unforgettable. And when you see your guests having the time of their lives on the dance floor, you’ll know it was worth every penny. So, ready to shake up your wedding with the ultimate DJ and Sax experience? We can’t wait to get started! Contact us now, and let’s chat about our tailor-made packages.

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