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Ruben Cantu - Saxophone/Vocalist/Country

Saxophone from Whittier, CA - Will travel up to 500 miles
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$75 - $200 per hour
HAVING A CHRISTMAS PARTY?
December holiday dates are still available! The first 3 weekends of December will be booked very quickly. Book now!

WEDDING SEASON IN FULL SWING!!
This saxophone player can do it all: Wedding Ceremony * Cocktail/Dinner Hour * Reception * Anniversary * Quinceanera
In your home, reception hall, church, or public setting.

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NEW EXPANDED LATIN SONG LIST, including SALSAS by Celia Cruz and Marc Anthony and CUMBIAS

ALSO NEW EXPANDED BOLLYWOOD SONG LIST

With a Master's degree in Music Performance (CSUF), RUBEN CANTU/SaxMajor, the singing saxophone player, is trained to be knowledgeable with the music he performs. His saxophone and singing playlist offers a wide array of music from the popular to the eclectic, from the classic American song book to the pulsating rhythms of current dance music. Not only that, SaxMajor has the best LATIN and BOLLYWOOD selections for saxophone on GigMasters or any other booking agency. Because of the bidding process, SaxMajor offers very competitive pricing.

ALSO!!! SENIOR CITIZEN AND CORPORATE EVENTS AND SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS
WITH OVER 130 PERFORMANCES IN 2015, SAXMAJOR IS THE BUSIEST SAXOPHONE PERFORMER IN THE REGION
SAXMAJOR ONE-MAN-BAND ALSO SINGS COUNTRY, OLDIES AND LATIN!

RECENT POPULAR BOOKING EVENTS: Disney themed BABY SHOWERS and entertainment events with a HOLLYWOOD and/or 1920s theme
MUSIC FROM DISNEY, RECENT TOP 40, HOLLYWOOD, AND BOLLYWOOD ON SAXOPHONE!!

* DEPENDABLE * PUNCTUAL * FLEXIBLE *

AVAILABLE 24/7/365

AVAILABLE FOR:
CALIFORNIA * NEVADA * ARIZONA

INSPIRED BY ROCK 'N ROLL * INFLUENCED BY JAZZ * CLASSICALLY TRAINED

Ruben Cantu is a saxophone/vocal specialist who combines his sets with instrumental or vocal melodies. He is able to provide musical entertainment for dinner music and dancing.

Performing extensively for community senior centers, private parties, and local restaurants, Ruben is comfortable performing for a variety of age and cultural groups. His musical repertoire includes a variety of musical styles, especially Latin and standard hits of the '50s and '60s. For the past ten years, Ruben has been performing extensively for senior and baby boomer aged engagements.

Ruben Cantu has been performing professionally since he was 15 years old. Over the years, he has performed extensively throughout Southern California and Las Vegas in an array of diverse musical ensembles, including small ensembles, rock groups, swing bands, and symphony orchestras. Living in Las Vegas for many years, Ruben has performed extensively on the Las Vegas Strip, playing side by side with some of the world's best show musicians. Ruben received his B.M. degree in instrumental music from California State University, Long Beach and his M.M. degree in performance from California State University, Fullerton. Ruben is an early retired public school band director. Many of his students continued to become professional musicians.

Sounding like a full sized band, Ruben is comfortable performing in a small room setting to a large community center meeting hall with his own professional sound system. As a one-man-band, Ruben incorporates IOS mobile technology to accompany his live saxophone and vocal performance with professionally produced MIDI backing tracks. He also performs exclusively with vintage Selmer Paris Mark VI soprano, alto, and tenor saxophones.

With a large mp3 music collection, Ruben can also supply music before and after the performance, and during his breaks.

In regards to the song list below, if there are any unlisted songs you request for your engagement, please give advance notice.
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100+ GigMasters Bookings
Responds quickly to client requests
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2015!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2014!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2013!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2012!

Cocktail Party

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I absolutely loved Ruben and would hire him again for sure. I'm mad at myself for not taking some time out with him.

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Ruben Cantu - Saxophone/Vocalist/Country’s Response:

Stacey, Thank you for allowing me to perform for your ladies tea party. You were a very gracious host to your guests. Looks like everyone enjoyed the day. Thank you!! Ruben Cantu SaxMajor

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Birthday Party (Adult)

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Ruben was amazing! We had a wonderful time last Saturday. Ruben's music was my sister's perfect gift, she really enjoyed it. Thank you, Ruben!

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Ruben Cantu - Saxophone/Vocalist/Country’s Response:

Pita, A heartfelt thanks to you and your welcoming guests. It is a gift just to be able to play music. To be able to share that music is an even greater gift. Ruben Cantu

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Father's Day Party

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Ruben is simply the BEST

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PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
GIGMASTERS VERIFIED BOOKING
2016
Dec
7
Norwalk Arts & Sports Complex
Norwalk, CA
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
2016
Dec
9
Event
Glendale, CA
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
2016
Dec
10
Christmas Party
Riverside, CA
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2016
Dec
11
Birthday Party (Adult)
Brea, CA
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2016
Dec
16
Morningside of Fullerton
Fullerton, CA
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2016
Dec
17
Christmas Party
Los Angeles, CA
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
2016
Dec
4
Family Reunion
Long Beach, CA
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2016
Dec
3
Birthday Party (Adult)
Chino, CA
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
2016
Dec
2
Aegis Living at Dana Point
Dana Point, CA
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
2016
Dec
2
Aegis Living of Dana Point
Dana Point, CA
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2016
Nov
26
Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort
Anaheim, CA
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
2016
Nov
24
South Coast Post Acute
Santa Ana, CA
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Weekday Discount (Monday - Thursday)
Starting at $75
  • 25% discount for performance events on Monday - Thursday.
Aap Jaise Koi
Bollywood
Aashiyan
Bollywood
Achy Breaky Heart
Billy Ray Cyrus
Act Naturally
Buck Owens/The Beatles
Addicted to Love
Robert Palmer
All About That Bass
Meghn Trainor
All I See Is You
Dave Koz
All My Exes Live In Texas
George Strait
All Night Long
Joe Huston
All of Me
Frank Sinatra
Saxophone
One Man Band
50's Hits One Man Band
60's Hits One Man Band
70's Hits One Man Band
80's Hits One Man Band
Country One Man Band
Jazz One Man Band
Oldies One Man Band
Pop One Man Band
Top 40 One Man Band
Jazz Saxophone
Baby Showers
Celebrations
Happy Hours
Bridal Showers
Events
Banquets
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Receptions
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Quinceañeras
Grand Openings
High School Reunions
Holiday Parties
Trade Shows
Memorial Services
Cocktail Parties
Private Parties
Retirement Parties
Cinco De Mayo Parties
Valentine's Day Parties
Anniversaries
Labor Day Parties
Please note Ruben Cantu - Saxophone/Vocalist/Country will also travel to Hacienda Heights, La Habra, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, City Of Industry, La Mirada, Norwalk, Downey, Buena Park, La Puente, Montebello, South El Monte, Artesia, Cerritos, El Monte, Fullerton, Los Angeles, Monterey Park, Rosemead, Rowland Heights, Bell, Baldwin Park, Brea, Bellflower, La Palma, Pomona, West Covina, Bell Gardens, Anaheim, Hawaiian Gardens.
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