Barbette Falk

Jazz Saxophone from Portland, OR - Will travel up to 100 miles
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$200 - $1200 per event
I am a versatile saxophonist performing on the soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone saxes as well as flute and piano. I play everything from beautiful classical music to jazz to contemporary popular music. I love to perform for all types of events and I will learn any piece of music that you wish to hear at your party or wedding! Just give me the title and who performed the song and I will learn it especially for you!

I have been performing in the Portland, Oregon area for over 15 years. My performance experience includes work with the Oregon Symphony Pops as well as the Columbia and Vancouver Symphonies, Quartette Barbette Sax Quartet, musical theater, plays, dances, parties, weddings, fundraisers, etc.

PERFORMING ARTISTS I HAVE WORKED WITH:
JOHNNY MATHIS,
JOE WILLIAMS OF COUNT BASIE BIG BAND AND BILL COSBY SHOW,
DENNIS ROWLAND OF COUNT BASIE BIG BAND
THE FOUR FRESHMEN,
BILLY CHILDS,
PETE CHRISTLIEB, OF DOC SEVERINSON'S TONIGHT SHOW BAND AND "DEACON BLUES" (On Steely Dan's album "Aja")
BOBBY SHEW as well as many other talented (and unsung) musicians!

I also appear on Portland native's Lew Jones album "Sublimation" on the song "Vanport Flood" on tenor sax and Kelly Jones' (no relation) album "Handle with Care" on the song "Lonesome Heart". You can find both of these albums online on cdbaby - You can also listen to "Lonesome Heart" online on Kelly Jones' website.

INSTRUMENTATION COMBINATIONS AVAILABLE ARE: SOLO SAX, SOLO FLUTE, SAX/KEYBOARD OR PIANO DUO, SAX/GUITAR DUO, JAZZ TRIO OR QUARTET (SAX, KEYBOARDS, VOCALS AND/OR DRUMS) OR SAX QUARTET

STYLES PLAYED INCLUDE: JAZZ, CLASSICAL, POPULAR, BLUES, R & B, CELTIC, CHRISTMAS, KLEZMER ETC!
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10+ GigMasters Bookings

Christmas Party

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Barbette played beautifully. Our residents and guests enjoyed the sax, especially the holiday songs. Absolutely wonderful!

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Christmas Party

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Barbette is a wonderful musician...and her music was the perfect backdrop for our Holiday Party. Thank you.

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Wedding Reception

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She stepped up my event several notches with her beautiful music. I was impressed!

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2015
Dec
31
Club Event
Portland, OR
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2015
Dec
19
Christmas Party
Beaverton, OR
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2015
Aug
22
Wedding Ceremony
Portland, OR
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
2014
Dec
31
New Year's Eve Party
Portland, OR
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2014
Jul
20
Wedding Ceremony
Wilsonville, OR
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
2014
Apr
25
Dinner Dance
Wilsonville, OR
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Love and Marriage
Sinatra
In My Life
The Beatles
Don't Know Much
Aaron Neville/Linda Ronstandt
Everything I Do I Do it for you
Bryan Adams
You are the Sunshine of my Life
Steve Wonder
You Raise Me Up
Josh Groban
Wedding March
Mendelssohn
Bridal Chorus
Wagner
Romeo and Juliet (Love Theme)
Tchaikovsky
Ode to Joy
Beethoven
Piano
Saxophone
Classical Piano
Classical Violin
Jazz Saxophone
Strolling Violinist
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fund Raisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Please note Barbette Falk will also travel to Beaverton, Vancouver, Lake Oswego, Tigard, Marylhurst, Clackamas, Aloha, Fairview, Gladstone, Gresham, West Linn, Camas, Troutdale, Tualatin, Hillsboro, Oregon City, Brush Prairie, Boring, Sherwood, Saint John, Wilsonville, Heisson, North Plains, Ridgefield, Washougal, Battle Ground, Corbett, Canby, Cornelius, Scappoose.
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