Katy Asta

from£220

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Katy performs jazz and Motown covers from the Jackson 5, Etta James, Ray Charles, Otis Reading and Norah Jones as well as modern classics by Beyonce. Perfect for your relaxed drinks reception and chilled out vibe, but also for getting people on their feet and dancing all night long!

Katy Asta is a versatile saxophonist performing as part of the Cuban group Paseo Malanga and has played festivals; RISE, Tolpuddle, Borneo Rainforest World Music, Respect, Notting Hill Carnival, Hampton Court Flower Show and The Dome. She regularly plays on Thames Cruises too.

She performs jazz saxophone regularly upstairs at Ronnie Scotts and has collaborated with pianists; Paul Weinreb, Darron Morris, Malcolm Fisher, Richard Luck, Benet Mclean, Dado Dzihan. Trumpeters; Kevin Davy, Nathan Mansfield. Saxophonists; Christian Brewer, Matt Telfer, Ian Bailey. Bassists; Ike Leo, Mao Yamada, Tony Thomas. Singers; Count Indigo, Anjali Perin.

We were treated to a medley of songs all beautifully executed without overly dominating the ambient chatter of our guests! Elisa, Private party, London

Katy has also performed with groups such as Melange and The Zizaniques. Recorded at prestigious studios including Universal, Air Edel, The Fish Factory, Studio on Denmark Street, Catch 22 and Limehouse and worked with composers Alan D Boyd and Dan Mulhern.

From Billie Holiday with David McAlmont & Piaf Remembered Tribute with Oriana Curls from BBC's 'All Together Now' Katy has grooves to make you nod your head. Her passion for jazz has been advantageous around the gig scene, leading her bands to play such stages as Latitude, Crazy Coqs, & The Pheasantry

Katy Asta is available to perform with an exceptional jazz and soul vocalist, Rachel (featured in gallery pictures and audio player).

Performance info

Line-up Solo saxophone with backing tracks
Performance duration 2 x 45 minute sets
Interval music Yes (included in price)

Booking options

Song requests
Add £0
The act is happy to learn and perform a request (e.g. first dance), subject to suitability
Add vocalist (duo)
Add £180
For lead vocals and a varied repertoire
Extra performances
Add £50 per half hour
Extend the act's sets by up to one hour

Full song list

Modern/Classics

A Team – Ed Sheeran
A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
And The Beat Goes On – The Whispers
Apologise – Timberlake
Autumn Leaves – Eva Cassidy
Baker Street – Gerry Rafferty
Beautiful
Careless Whisper – George Michael
Count On Me – Bruno Mars
Crazy
Cry Just A Little
Cry Me A River
Dance With Me Tonight* – Olly Murs
Despacito – Justin Bieber
Diamonds Are Forever – Shirley Bassey
Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding
Don’t Know Why.... – Nora Jones
Dream A Little Dream
Empire State Of Mind (New York) – Alicia Keys
Every Time We Say Goodbye
Feel Like Making Love
Feel Like Making Love – Roberta Flack
Fever–Michael Buble
Flashdance (’What A Feeling’) – Irene Cara
Forget You–Cee Lo Green
Get Lucky
Girl From Ipanema–Amy Winehouse
God Bless The Child
Golden
Green Light – Lorde
Happy – Pharrel
Hard Day Night
Homeless
I Heard It Throught The Grapevine – M. Gaye
I Need A Dollar
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For – U2
I’m Yours* – Jason Mraz
Just The Way You Are – Bruno Mars
Keep On Moving
L.O.V.E
Light My Fire
Love On Top–Beyonce
Make You Feel My Love – Adele
Marry You – Bruno Mars
Memories
One Day I'll Fly Away
Part Time Lover
Please Don’t Let Me Go – Olly Murs
Price Tag – Jessie J.
Rolling In The Deep – Adele
Satisfaction
Sign Of The Times – Harry Styles
Sing It Back – Moloko
Slide – Calvin Harris
Son Of A Preacherman
Sonny
Suspicious Minds – Elvis
Symphony
The Nearness Of You
Treasure – Bruno Mars
Trouble Maker – Olly Murs
Unfaithful – Rihanna
Upside Down
Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars/ Mark Ronson
Waiting In Vain* – Bob Marley
You Can't Always Get What You Want – Rolling Stones
You Can't Hurry Love – Phil Collins
You Keep Me Hanging On
You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman

Soul and Mowtown

A Natural Woman
Ain't Nobody
Baby I Love You
Baby Love
Fantasy
Feel Like Making Love
Golden
I Want You Back
I’m Coming Out
Killing Me Softly
Long Train Coming
Love Hang Over
Midnight Train To Georgia
My Guy
Night Bird
One Day I’ll Fly Away
Part Time Lover
Son Of A Preacher Man
Summer Breeze
Sunny
Sweet Love
Until You Come Back To Me
Upside Down
Walk On By
You Can’t Hurry Love
You Keep Me Hanging On
You Make Me Feel Like A
You Might Need Somebody
Young Hearts Run Free

Blues

At Last
Autumn Leaves
Black Orpheus
Blues Funk
Blues Skies
Bluesette
Body And Soul
Cheek To Cheek
Come Rain Or Shine
Everytime We Say Goodbye
Fly Me To The Moon
Foggy Day
Funny Valentine
Georgia
Greater Love
I Only Have Eyes For You
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
Let's Fall In Love
Lullaby Of Birdland
Moondance
My Baby Just Cares For Me
Nice Work
Old Devil Moon
One Note
Over The Rainbow – Eva Cassidy
Shadow Of Your Smile
Summertime
That Ole Devil Called Love
What A Difference A Day Makes

Swing/Jazz Standards

A Foggy Day
All Blues
At Last
Autumn Leaves
Black Orpheus
Blue Bossa
Blue Moon
Bluesette
Caravan
Cheek To Cheek
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Days Of Wine And Roses
Fly Me To The Moon
Foolish Heart
Four
Georgia
God Bless The Child
How High The Moon
I Can't Give You Anything But Love Baby
Invitation
I've Got You Under My Skin
Little Sunflower
Making Whoopee
Manacita
Misty
Moondance
My Baby Just Cares For Me
My Funny Valentine
Nature Boy
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Old Devil Moon
On Green Dolphin Street
Over The Rainbow
Recorda Me
Sidewinder
Speak Low
Summertime
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Them There Eyes
There Is No Greater Love

Bossa Nova

Corcovarda
Desefinando
Dindi
Gentle Rain
Girl From Ipanama
How Insensitive
No More Blues
One Note Samba
So Danca Samba
Triste
Wave

Christmas Classics

All I Want For Christmas Is You
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
Jingle Bell Rock
Jingle Bells
Last Christmas
Rockin Around The Christmas Tree
Rudolf The Red Nosed Reindeer
Santa Baby
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting)
White Christmas
Winter Wonderland

Promo Video

Book with confidence! After events, we ask our clients what they thought of our acts. We publish what they say here, so you can read genuine, unbiased feedback before booking.

10

“Katie provided most of the music at our wedding, and she's an accomplished saxophonist, who knows how to create a relaxing and enjoyable atmosphere with her performance.”

10

“We were so pleased with Katie. She was great!”

10

“Katie played jazz sax at my husband's 50th birthday party and she was excellent!”

10

“Katie's performance at my recent birthday celebration was fantastic and really set the party off with a swing. We were treated to a medley of songs all beautifully executed without overly dominating the ambient chatter of our guests. Will definitely be looking for an excuse to have her play for us here again!”

10

“Katie was incredibly professional and my guests commented how much they enjoyed her music. She fitted in incredibly well to the mood of the event and we would be delighted to recommend her to friends and family.”


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