Type: Solo Sax
One of New Zealand's most respected sax players and a professional musician for most of his life, Bruce has performed with a wide variety of artists including Tom Sharplin, Sonny Day, Ritchie Pickett, Mark Heke, Peter Morgan and Bunny Walters.
Bruce currently performs with Auckland band Tongue And Groove and The Recliner Rockers.
Bruce also performs on his own playing a wide range of popular instrumentals; he has played at The Auckland Home Show, The Ellerslie Flower Show and Heineken Tennis Open as well as many weddings , restaurants , shopping malls , garden parties and various other events and functions.
He covers a wide range of styles, including Swing, Blues, Jazz, Funk and Pop
Ideal for: background entertainment for small corporate function, private party, wedding
Bruce's repertoire includes songs like,
The Look Of Love
Isn't She Lovely
Time After Time
Don't Know Why
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Come Fly With Me
What’s Goin On
All Of Me
Pick Up The Pieces
Dream A Little Dream
Bruce can also perform some modern music such as instrumental versions of songs by Adele, Bruno Mars, Alicia Keys etc. These include,
Set Fire to the Rain
Just the Way you Are
If I Aint Got You
Rolling In The Deep
Someone Like You
Bruce French-Saxophonist with backing tracks - Christmas Songs
Rudolf The Red Nosed Reindeer
Jingle Bell Rock
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
The First Noel
Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Hark The Herald Angels Sing
Good King Wenceslas
Ding Dong Merrily On High
Happy New Year!!!
Thanks you for all your help with this.
I believe that everything went well this year I have not heard any thing else to suggest otherwise.
I know my client raved about the acts last year so I am sure that they were just as good if not better this year!
Westpac - Christmas music at work
Morning – yes from all accounts to date everything went really well and no issues at all – many thanks – will be in touch again for next year!
Happy new year
Royal Oak Shopping Mall
Rialto Centre, Newmarket
Bruce was fantastic! Both days had such a lovely atmosphere and many residents commented on how good the music was.
Will be booking Bruce for future events definitely.
Thanks for your professional and prompt assistance throughout the year, have a Merry Christmas and very Happy new year
Selwyn Heights Village
Bruce was absolutely excellent and a big hit with everyone. Thanks so much !
Booking the entertainment was so easy for our event and Bruce French was fantastic!
Everyone enjoyed his jazzy smooth tunes which set the tone for a fabulous evening!
St Michaels Catholic School PTA
Thanks for your email – my understanding from all clients is that all has gone well – I wont get a full run down till next week no doubt – but all good to date
Royal Oak Shopping Mall
Great - thank you.
Meadowbank Shopping Centre
Performance was great.
I have heard that everyone was great!
Crackerjack Promotions Ltd
Yeah they were both great thanks and it added value to the event
Will keep you in mind for further events
Michael Jones • CEO • Jonesys Youth Foundation
Yes all went well, Bruce was excellent
Yes, it went wonderfully! People loved Bruce’s playing, and it added greatly to the relaxed party atmosphere.
I was also grateful that he played a long session without a break.
“This guy Bruce French was amazing! I’d have him back again, he was perfect for here! ”
All good thanks
Rainbow Rascals Mall Entertainment
Bruce was absolutely amazing and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him for performances. Our guests were seriously impressed. He really captured the mood and atmosphere for our wedding perfectly. Please pass on my thanks.
Yes Bruce did a fantastic job! Thank you for the great entertainment. Bruce was so friendly, flexible and a hit with the rest of the wedding guests. He read the audience well and even backed up a family performance by one of the uncles. I'll definitely be recommending him to anyone who is looking for some background wedding music.
Yes all good
All went well thanks!
Cara Cantwell | Event Manager | Crackerjack Promotions Limited
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