Saxophonist SAX12

Sax12 is a Saxophonist from the UK with a big sound and a very melodic improviser from the post bop period. His influences include John Coltrane, Joe Henderson, Hank Mobley, Charlie Parker, Stan Getz, Micheal Brecker. Norman has performed with many top UK jazz names including Alan Barnes, Mornington Lockett, Gary Plumley, Nick Weldon, Jeff Clyne.

Born in Newport Isle Of Wight he was inspired to take up the saxophone at the age of 12 after going to watch his father play Saxophone at local gigs around the Isle of Wight. His father taught him the basics of saxophone playing for the first few years

SAX12 then taught himself to improvise by ear just by playing and listening to recordings. He was doing local jazz gigs around the Isle of Wight.

He was nominated for the Young Jazz musician of the year regional finals in 1999 and although he did not win he decided to devote his study to music. He graduated from Middlesex University in 2003 after obtaining a 2.1 BA Honors’ in Jazz music. He then based himself in the South of England teaching privately and live performance.

In 2006 SAX12 decided to go travelling to Thailand. He took a break from practicing the Sax and studied Flute whilst travelling around the country for 3 months. He found work in Bangkok and has played at many jazz clubs all over the city including The Bamboo Bar, The Living Room at the Shereton Grande, The Sirrroco, Nius jazz club The Brown Sugar Jazz Club and Saxophone Bar. He also performed regularly with Bangkok International Big Band.

At the end of 2006 he relocated to the Island Koh Samui. He worked at the awarding winning 5 star resort of Six Senses Hideaway for two and a half years and recorded an album "Samui Surprise" with New York guitarist Barry Wedgle. He began studying the Flute and although he had one lesson in the UK he has taught himself and plays with depth and maturity.

SAX12 returned to Bangkok briefly for a year to work around the city he also taught private woodwind lessons at New International School and Shrewsbury International schools in Bangkok. .

He returned to Koh Samui in 2011 until 2014 where he was working at some of the top 5 star resorts on the Island including the Tongsai Bay, Napasai Resort, Rocky's Boutique Resort.

He has finally returned to the UK and is currently based on the west coast of Scotland as a freelance musician.
 

 

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A Foggy Day F

A Love Supreme Dm

A Night In Tunisia Dm

Anthropology Bb

A Time For Love Bb

A Weaver Of Dreams C

Afro Blue Dm

After Youve Gone Bb

Agua Am

Airgegin Gm

All Blues G

All Of Me C

All The Things You Are Ab or Eb

Alone Together Dm

Along Came Betty Bb

Alright With Me Am

Angel Eyes Dm

As Time Goes By Eb

Autum In New York F

Autum Leaves  Gm or Cm

Beatrice F

Behond The Sea C

Bernies Tune Dm

Bill Baily Bb

Black Narcissus Abm

Black Nile Dm

Black Orpheus Am

Blue Bossa Cm

Blue Danial D

Blue In Green Dm

Blue Moon Eb

Blue Train Eb

Blues For Alice F

Blues in F

Bluesette G or Bb

Body & Soul Db or Ab

Bolivia C

But Beautiful G

Bye Bye Blackbird F or A

C Jam Blues C

Call Me F

Caravan Fm

Cheek To Cheek G of F

Chelsea Bridge Db

Cherokee Bb or 12 Keys

Come Fly With Me Bb

Confirmation F or 12 keys

Corcovado C

Daahood Eb

Dancing In The Dark C

Day By Day G

Dear Old Stockholm Dm

Desafinado F or D

Dindi Bb

Do It The Hard Way Eb

Donna Lee Ab

Dont Get Around Much Anymore C or Ab

Doxy Bb

East Of The Sun G

Easy Living Eb

Embraceable You Eb

Emily C

Everything Happens To Me Bb

Everytime We Say Goodbye Bb

Five Hundred Miles High Em

Fly Me To The Moon F or A

Fools Rush In C

Footprints Cm

Four Eb

Freddie The Free Loader Bb

Funk Underneeath G

Georgia C or G

Giant Steps B or D

God Bless The Child C or F

Good Bait Bb

Groovin High Eb

Have You Met Miss Jones F or Db

Heres That Rainy Day G

Homestrech Bb

How High The Moon F or G

How insensitive Dm

I cant Get Started C

I Cant Give You Anything But Love Eb

I get A Kick Out Of You Bb

I'l Remember April G

I love You F

I Only have Eyes for you Bb

I Remember You F

I Thought About You Eb

I wish I knew How It Felt To Be Free Eb

If I Should Lose You Gm

If I Were A Bell F

I'm In The Mood For Love C

Impressions Dm

In A Mellow Tone Ab

In A Sentimental Mood F

In Walked Bud Fm

Indiana Ab

Infant Eyes Bbm

Inner Urge G

Invitation Cm

It had To be You C

Its Only A Paper Moon C

Ive Got You Under My Skin Bb

Ive grown Accustomed To Your Face Eb

Jordu Cm

Joy Spring F

Just Friends F

Killer Joe C

Lady Is A Tramp Ab

Lady Bird C

Laura F

Lazy Bird G

Like Someone In Love C

Little Boat Bb

Little Bs Poem Fm

Little Sunflower Em

Love For Sale Bbm or Fm

Loverman Dm or Cm

Lullabye Of Birdland Cm

Maiden Voyage Dsus

Mamcita F

Mambo Inn F

Manteca  Fm

Mas Que Nada Fm

Meditation Bb or C

Misty C

Miyako C

Moonglow G

Moonriver F

Mr Day F#sus

Mr PC Cm

My Favourite Things Em

My Foolish Heart Bb or G

My Funny Valentine Cm

My Little Suade Shoes Eb

My One And Only Love C

Naima Ab

Nardis Em

Nica's Dream Bbm

Night And Day C or Eb

Night Dreamer G

No More Blues Dm

Nows The Time F

O Grande Amor Am

Oh Lady Be Good F

Old Devil Moon  F

On A Clear Day G

On Green Dolphin Street Eb, C or Bb

On The Sunny Side Of The Street C

Once I Loved F

One Note Samba Bb, G, Ab

Ornithology G

Our Love Is Here To Stay F

Our Spanish Love Fm

Out Of Nowhere G

Out Of The Night Fm

Pent Up House G

Perdido Bb

Poinciana G

Polka Dots And Moonbeams F

Poor Butterfly Ab

Recorda Me Am

Route 66 F

Ruby My Dear Eb

Satin Doll C or G

Scrapple From The Apple F

Secret Love Eb

September In The Rain Eb

Seven Steps To Heaven F

Skylark F

Smile C

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes Eb

So Nice F

So What Dm

Sodanco Samba C

Softly As In A Morning Sunrise Cm

Solar Cm

Someday My Prince Will Come Bb

Someone To Watch Over Me Eb

Somewhere Over The Rainbow Eb or Ab

Song For My Father Fm

Soon Eb

Sophisticated Lady Ab

Soul Eyes Cm

Speak Low F or Bb

St Thomas C

Star Eyes Eb

Stardust C or F

Stella By Starlight Bb, Ab or 12 keys

Step Lightly C

Stolen Moments Cm

Stormy Weather Eb

Straighten Up And Flyright F

Stranger In Paradise C

Sugar Cm

Summertime Dm

Sunny Am

Sway Bbm

Sweet Georgia Brown Ab

Take 5 Ebm

Take The A Train C

Tangerine F

Tea For Two Ab

Tenderly Eb

Thats All Ab or C

The Days Of Wine And Roses F

The End Of A Love Affair F

The Gentle Rain Cm or Am

The Girl From Ipenima F

The Kicker Bb

The Lady Wants To Know F

The Look Of Love Cm

The Man I Love Eb

The Nearness Of You C or F

The Night Has A Thousand Eyes G

The Shadow of Your Smile Eb

The Song Is You C

The Theme Bb

The Very Thought Of You Ab

The Way You Look Tonight C, Eb or A

Theme For Ernie Ab

There Is No Greater Love Bb

There Will Never Be Another You Eb

They Cant Take That Away From Me C

This I Dig Of You Bb

Time After Time C

Triste Bb

Tune up C

Vierd Blues F

Waltz For Debbie F

Waltz For Ruth Eb

Wave D

Well You Needn't F

What A difference A day made Eb

What Are You For The Rest Of Your Life Dm

What Is This Thing Called Love Bb

Whats New C

When I Fall In Love Eb

When Sunny Gets Blue F

When The Saints Go Marching In F

Whisper Not Cm

Witchcraft F

With A Song In My Heart C

Without A Song Eb

Work Song Bbm

Yardbird Suite C

Yes and No D

Yesterdays Dm

You Don't Know What Love Is Fm

You Go To My Head Eb

You Say You Care F

Youve Changed Eb

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