THE COMPLEAT ANGLER HOTEL, MARLOW 2014/15 Played for Christmas eve dinner and Boxing Day lunch in the Riverside Restaurant plus Mothering Sunday, 15th March 2015 & Easter Sunday, 5th April 2015. Lunch & tea on both days. MOVING TO HUNSTANTON, NORFOLK IN JANUARY 2015
David will create a relaxing
mood for yourwedding reception, drinks party, corporate entertaining, lunch or dinner, with foot-tapping numbers, gentle melodies and
show-stopping themes with full bodied tenor saxophone, mellow clarinet and soprano saxophone. The
change of instrument produces a refreshing contrast and feeling. A wide range of music from jazz standards, film and show music, Latin rhythms, (cha cha, bossa nova, samba etc), pops, Beatles, Frank Sinatra hits to name a few. (see playlist) All played with high quality, rhythmic instrumental accompaniment, as demonstrated on the 'audiosamples' page.
David works closely with two wedding companies, Guides for Brides, (www.guidesforbrides.co.uk), and Ice the Cake, (www.icethecake.co.uk). He can also be found on www.lastminutemusicians.com, www.Musicteachers.co.ukand www.firsttutors.com (uk music).
For the past five years, David has been employed by an
American cruise line as a show-band musician. Prior to that, he was principal
alto saxophone in a local RAF voluntary wind band, second clarinet in their woodwind
ensemble and baritone saxophone in their big band. The wind band/ensembles played for
regimental dinners, concerts, bandstands in London royal parks, toured in the
UK and performed in Malta, Cyprus, Norway, Salzburg and a military base in
south Germany.David currently plays baritone/tenor saxophone in the Aylesbury Concert Band, and in a 4 piece saxophone ensemble. Other musical experience includes a five-piece dance band
and local community wind band. He is also a home tutor to adults and children
and is registered to enter pupils for their Associated Board grade
Recent solo engagements include wedding receptions,
cocktail parties, lunches, dinners and corporate events, nursing and residential homes for the elderly. The overall sound is
adjusted according to the venue - large halls, open air, or more intimate
locations - to ensure that guests can converse with ease.
Equipment used is a Bose L1 pa, Behringer UB1202 mixer, Behringer FEX800 Fx unit, Tascam DR100 recorder/player, Shure SM58 and a DPA 4099S condenser microphone.
A Cannonball GT5-B tenor saxophone with Otto Link 7* mouthpiece, Yamaha YCL-CSG111H clarinet with gold plated keys, and Yamaha YSS 475 soprano saxophone.
He began playing clarinet at an early age, but decided to
follow a technical career, and after a 5 year apprenticeship in
telecommunications with the Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers, Mill Hill East, NW London, he
joined the British Forces Broadcasting Service as a broadcast engineer and was
initially posted to Cyprus. Other overseas areas include Malta, Germany, Hong
Kong and two postings to the Falkland Islands.
David is a fully licensed amateur radio operator, and contacts other 'radio hams' all over the world with voice and morse code. His call-sign is G4RQU. He is also a keen motorcyclists and currently rides a Kawasaki Z750S. (previous bike was a Honda VFR800FI)
Music was always a part of his life and entertained with
saxophone and clarinet in a variety of bands and ensembles. A well-travelled,
family man, dedicated to people and entertainment.
RECENT AND FORTHCOMING ENGAGEMENTS 2012 Florence Park Social Club, Cowley 9th June Wedding Reception, Holiday Inn,Aston Clinton, 16th June Fund raising for Global First Aid, Weston Turville 1st July Wedding Reception, Compleat Angler, Marlow, 21st July Private anniversary party, Wendover, 22nd July Wedding reception/dinner, Notley Tythe Barn, 10th August Wedding reception, George & Dragon, Chacombe, 24th August Private birthday function, Bierton, 26th August Wedding reception, Swiss Garden, Old Warden, 31st August Wedding reception, Notley Tythe Barn, 1st September Wedding Fayre, Waterside Theatre Aylesbury, 2nd September Wedding reception, Wendover residence, 8th September Garden Party, RAF Halton, 15th September Wedding Fayre, Holiday Inn, Aston Clinton, 30th September Litlte Sicily Restaurant Chesham, at 7.30pm on Thursday 4th October Shendish Manor Hotel, Apsley Wedding Fayre on Sunday 14th October Wedding Reception at Shendish Manor on Saturday 20th October Wedding Fayre,at Pendley Manor, Tring on Sunday 22nd October Entertaining partially sighted club, Holy Spirit Church, Bedgrove 25th October Bowater Restaurant, Compleat Angler Hotel, Marlow on Sunday 28th October Aylesbury Ramblers AGM/social evening, Whiteleaf Community Hall, 16th November Friars Square, Aylesbury, raising funds for Children In Need, 17th November Ice the Cake Christmas Fayre, Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury,24th November Holiday Inn, Aston Clinton, Silver Wedding celebration, 1st December Thame & District Day Centre, 12th December
2013 Florence Park Social Club, 3rd January Wedding Fayre, Ice the Cake, Waterside, Aylesbury, 13th January Funeral tea, Bierton, 14th January Berystede Hotel, Ascot, 20th January Wedding Fayre, Aylesbury College, 27th January Wedding Fayre Holiday Inn, Aston Clinton, 3rd February Thame & District Day Centre, 5th February Wedding Fair, Berhamsted Town Hall, 24th February Wedding Exhibition Tally Ho Hotel, nr Bicester, 3rd March Birthday lunch, Welcome Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon, 9th March Compleat Angler Hotel, Marlow, Mothering Sunday, 10th March Quiz Night, Francis House School, Tring, Saturday 16th March Black Tie Charity Dinner, Kings Arms Hotel, Berkhamsted 22nd March Wedding, Shendish Manor, Apsley, 23rd March Wedding reception/dinner, The Holt Hotel, Steeple Aston, 30th March Compleat Angler, Marlow, Easter Sunday, 31st March Wedding Reception, nr Chelmsford, Saturday 6th April Thame & District Day Centre, 26th April Birthday celebration, Wendover, 10th May Aston Clinton Village Market, 12th May Birthday celebration. Puttenham, 25th May Ellesborough Golf Club, 1st June Thame & District Day Centre,5th June Wedding, Kings Langley, 29th June Wedding, Shendish Manor, 27th July Wedding ex Serviceman Club, Aylesbury 1st August Wedding, Newport Pagnell, 3rd August Thame & District Day Centre,6th August Birthday Celebration, Aston Clinton , 17th August Saxes En Q, Eton Bray Church, 17th August Christian Aid BBQ, Wendover, 30th August (for more information call 01296 615118) Birthday celebration, Banbury 14th September Wedding Fayre, Ice the Cake, Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, 15th September Golden Wedding Anniversary lunch, Aubrey Park Hotel, Hemel Hempstead, 22nd September Wedding Fayre, Holiday Inn, Aston Clinton, 29th September Thame & District Day Centre, 4th October Aylesbury Vision, Bedgrove, 24th October Wedding Fayre, Holiday Inn, Maidenhead, 3rd November Bucks Seniors, Methodist Church, Aylesbury, 4th November Wedding Fayre, Bucks Railway Centre, 9th November Pears Court, Thame, 22nd November Bucks Seniors, Waddesdon, 27th November Ellesborough Golf Club Dinner 29th November Holiday Inn, Aston Clinton, Diamond Wedding Anniversary Lunch, 8th December Wedding drinks and dinner. Oxford Belfry, 21st December New Year's Eve dinner, Stoke Place Hotel, Stoke Poges, 31st December
2014 Wedding Fayre, Shendish Manor Hotel, 12th January Wedding Fayre, Mercure MK Parkside, 26th January (Guides for Brides) Thame Day Centre, 4th February Holiday Inn Hotel, Aston Clinton, Lunch, 7th February Wedding Fayre, Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury, 9th February. (Ice the Cake) Bucks Vision, Princess Risborough, 11th February Carvery Lunch, Shendish Manor Hotel, Apsley, 23rd February Wedding Fayre, Watford Colliseum, 2nd March Compleat Angler Hotel, Marlow, Lunch & tea, Mothering Sunday 30th March Aylesbury NHS Retiring, Bedgrove, 2nd April Wedding, Winslow Public Hall, 12th April Wedding Fayre, Pendley Manor Hotel, Tring, 13th April Compleat Angler Hotel, Marlow. Lunch & tea. Easter Sunday, 20th April Five Bells, Weston Turville, Easter Monday, 21st April 6pm -1030pm Adelaide Care Home Open Day, Bexleyheath, Kent, 25th April Wedding, Tally Ho Hotel, nr Bicester, 3rd May Wedding Fayre, Poundon House, Bicester 5th May (A Touch of Luxury) Thame Day Centre, 7th May Compleat Angler Thames Cruise, 8th May Wedding, Cock Hotel, Stony Stratford, 9th May Freemantle Trust Lunch, Haddenham Village Hall, 13th May Wedding, Shendish Manor Hotel & Golf Club, 16th May Wedding, The Oak Pub, Aston Clinton17th May Wedding, Mecure Parkside Hotel, Woughton- on- the- Green, 24th May Lunch, Compleat Angler Hotel, Marlow, 25th May Wedding Holiday Inn, Maidenhead, 30th May Coombe Lodge, (morning) and Chiltern Court, (afternoon) nr Wendover, 6th June Saxes En Q, Buckingham Park, 8th June Lunch and Tea, Compleat Angler Hotel, Marlow, 15th June. (Father's Day) WI Anniversary Lunch, Wycombe Heights Golf Club, 17th June Lunch, Haddenham Village Hall Seniors, 18th June Afternoon Tea, Oxford Belfry Hotel, 18th June Private Fuction, St Anne's Hall, Wendover, 20th June Weston Turville Village Fete, 21st June Anniversary/Birthday celebration, The Hilton, St Anne's Manor, Wokingham 28th June Wedding, Money Island Hotel nr Bray, 5th July Birthday Lunch, Compleat Angler Hotel, Marlow 6th July Wedding, White Swan, Great Kimble, 11th July Wedding, Compleat Angler, Marlow, 19th July Bushey Luncheon Club, Shendish Manor Hotel & Golf Club, 30th July Wedding, Hampdon Hall, nr Great Missenden, 31st July Thame Day Centre, 1st August Birthday Celebration, Northampton, 2nd August Saxes en Que, Waddesdon, 9th August Wedding Fair, Magnolia Park Golf & Country Club, 10th August Wedding, Isham Cricket Club,, Northampton, 15th August Anniversary Celebration, Wendover, 16th August. (Lunch) Birthday Celebration, Heath and Reach, 16th August, (evening) Birthday Celebration, Hazlemere, 17th August Lunch, Haddenham Village Hall 21st August Wedding Fayre, Compleat Angler Hotel, Marlow, 25th August Anniversary Celebration, Hemel Hempstead, 30th August Hempton Field Residence, Chinnor, 4th September (evening) Wedding, Harleyford Golf Club, 6th September Wedding Fayre, Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury (Ice the Cake) 7th September Wedding, Boxmoor Lodge, 13th September Wedding Fayre, Mecure Parkside Hotel, Woughton- on- the- Green 14th September Wedding, Shendish Manor Hotel & Golf Club, 27th September (Afternoon) Birthday celebration dinner, Holiday Inn Hotel, 27th September (Evening) Golden Wedding Anniversary, Lower Froyle, 28th September Wedding Fayre, Poundon House, nr Bicester, 5th October Wedding, Mecure Parkside Hotel, Woughton on the Green, 10th October Wedding Fayre, Shendish Manor Hotel, nr Hemel Hempstead. 19th October 23rd October, Bucks Vision, Bedgrove 21st November, Evergreen Club, Thame 6th December, Birthday Celebration, Lower Boddington, Northampton 13th December, Amersham MS Group. (afternoon) 13th December, The Swan, Tetsworth for Booker Tate. (evening) 24th December, The Compleat Angler, Marlow, (evening) 26th December, The Compleat Angler, Marlow, (lunch) 2015 16th January, Celebration of Life, Dunstable Ruby Club 1st February. Wedding Fayre, Best Western Le Strange Arms Hotel, Old Hunstanton 7th February. Wedding Fayre, Fakenham Parish Church 15th February. Wedding Fayre, Leziate Park, Kings Lynn 22nd February Wedding Fayre, Knights Hill Hotel, South Wootton 1st March, Wedding Fayre, Heacham Manor Hotel, Heacham 15th March, Mothering Sunday Lunch & Tea, Compleat Angler Hotel, Marlow 21st March, Wedding, Ridings Barn, Cheshunt 5th April, Easter Sunday Lunch & Tea, Compleat Angler Hotel, Marlow 11th April, Wedding, Woburn 4th July, Wedding, Epson 31st July, Wedding, Tally Ho Hotel, nr Bicester 1st August, Wedding, Lane End 19th September, Wedding Reception, Brancaster Staithe 26th September, Wedding, Pendley Court Hotel