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Panoptic - Cafe Del Mar, chillout and vintage jazz for weddings, corporate events. Covering London, Surrey, Essex and South.

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PRICE: from £400 (Solo sax with backing track/sound system). Duo with pianist or guitarist from £600 | compare prices

Biography - About us

Available as a solo saxophonist/flautist (with professionally recorded backing tracks) to a sophisticated jazz duo and even a full blown electro-swing quartet! Whatever your budget, Panoptic will deliver a bespoke, elegant and polished performance. 

You must listen to their demos to fully appreciate what they can do. Such is their popularity their clients include BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 3, Jazz FM, Radio Jackie, National Indoor Arena Birmingham, ITV News, Wembley Stadium, Houses of Parliament, Ronnie Scots, Koko, Battersea Power Station, Boisdales of Canary Wharf, Lovebox Festival, Creamfields Festival, Edinburgh International Festival, The Savoy Hotel, The Lanesborough Hotel. The Park Plaza Hotel Westminster, Queen Mary 2 cruise line, Royal Caribbean Cruise line.

What we do and FAQ's

How long does it take you to set up?
About an hour

How much performance space do you need?
Width: 3m x Depth:2m

Are you happy to perform outside?
Yes, although access to power is required.

Can you learn requests or a first dance?
Yes with notice.

How long do you play for?
2x 1 hour sets, 3 sets of 45 Minutes or 4x sets of half and hour as required.

Do you provide your own lighting?
Although ambient light is sufficient, we can provide basic lighting on request

What do you do during your break(s)
We supply suitable iPod background music (in keeping with the style of music performed).

My venue has a sound limiter – is that a problem?
We've performed at several venues with sound limiters and have never had an issue.

Where are you based?

Repertoire - the music/songs we play

Solo Sax/Flute (Chillout Pop, Jazz And Cafe Del Mar Style Music)
All I Need - Air
Billie Jean - Karen Souza
Call You Home - Kelvin Jones
Chocolate - Kylie
Diamond - Rhianna
F.T.B - Robert Glasper
Feeling Good - Nina Simone
Glory Box – Portishead
D*Votion - Cafe Del Mar
Fields Of Gold – Sting
Teardrop - Massive Attack


Testimonials and reviews

Panoptic (Solo sax/flautist)

"You’re improving my sax life more than I could possibly imagine this morning!"
Chris Evans Breakfast Show, Radio 2

"…Effortless and chic, loved your style."
Katie, Porsche Launch, Marylebone

"…and the jazzy tones of the soprano sax, pure magic."
Sean Rafferty, In Tune, Radio 3

Panoptic (As a Duo)

"Thank you so much for playing. The music was absolutely spot on and so many people said how good you were - one person was stood next to Ben saying my god and she's picking up another instrument, amazing! We had such a lovely day, thank you for being part of it!"
Ben & Katie, Wedding, London

"What a charming pair, thanks for playing Feeling Good ad hoc for me!"
Beth Libberton

"What can I say? Just brilliant! Still gob smacked that you don’t have any CDs. Soon as you do please let me know so I can distribute amongst my demanding friends! Thanks for creating the perfect atmosphere for Claudia’s engagement party. And thanks for agreeing to play outside without any warning. Hope to see you soon. It’s my sons 21st in a few months, I’ll be in touch!"
Mark Lewellen

Panoptic (As a Quartet) 

"You did such a great job. Everybody commented on your unique style and lots of our guests have been asking for your contact details for future parties and events."
Joe Winpenny - ProFitMe, Personal Fitness Investment

" The search for a band for our bar and restaurant was not easy...until we met Panoptic! Their repertoire is extensive, stylish and probably the best I have heard for a very long time. The modern touch given to their jazz music as well as the personality of each musician has transformed the atmosphere of our bar. They are very talented and will always bring something special to the place they play. "
Clement Sargeni – Deputy General Manager, Hotel du Vin 

" We first saw Panoptic at a charity gala at the Grange St Paul's and loved the way that they had the whole room capticated, we HAD to have them at our wedding. As I had already had such a great experience in the run up to the wedding I knew that I didn't have to worry about them on the actual day and I was right. They gave the start of our evening reception a really funky edge but still managed to appeal to all of our guests (from 3 to 83!). Thank you to you all x "
Joanne Elliott, Wedding, London

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