About Paul Hardcastle Jr
UK and Balearic based live saxophonist
Paul Hardcastle Jr is one of the UK’s premier professional saxophonists and live solo DJ / sax / percussion acts who has built himself an incredible reputation as a live performer. Paul is an extremely sought-after professional musician for live events & studio sessions internationally.
Paul’s career began at just 12 years old, when his first live studio recordings were featured on his father’s (Paul Hardcastle) albums which to date have sold over 20,000,000 albums worldwide.
At the age of 16, Paul performed his first professional shows in London and soon after he became London’s most in-demand young live and professional saxophonist for celebrity parties, corporate launches, super clubs, nightclubs and bars all over the U.K.
By the age of only 18, Paul was performing as a resident live saxophonist in Ibiza performing at the most reputable chill out venues, luxury boats and super clubs. After huge success in Ibiza, Paul then plied his trade all over the world, travelling as far as Dubai, Seychelles, France, Monaco, Italy, Greece, The Maldives, Mallorca, Menorca, Formentera & many more. With this success, Paul had established himself as one of the UK and Balaeric Island’s premier professional saxophonist acts.
Recently, Paul has worked with major artists such as Rick Astley, Ray Lewis, Alex Gaudino, Eddie Thoneick, Brandon Block, Wes Clarke, Stacey Solomon, Avery Wilson, Brian McFadden, Luke Burr, Ryan Farish, James Argent, Gemma Collins & many more.
His performances have seen him perform on live TV as a professional saxophonist and musician on many occasions, as well as leading music venues such as The O2, luxury five-star hotels, VIP international events, celebrity parties, super yacht parties, weddings & many more.
Along with being a solo musician, Paul has his own live 7-piece band: ‘The PHJR Band’. His band are a highly sophisticated, energetic and professional group of musicians, consisting of some of the UK’s most talented up and coming performers available to hire in the U.K & Internationally. The band can consist of a vast range of musicians and instruments, with Paul leading the band on live saxophone. Click for more info.
‘The PHJR Band’ are fully wireless, enabling the whole band to roam from the stage onto the dance floor to party with you and your guests. They also offer musical accompaniment for intimate first dances, surprise performances & more!
Paul also has a large roster of live musicians at his disposal from ‘The London Events Agency’, such as professional saxophonists, vocalists, bands, violinists and more! Paul works with the London Events Agency on an exclusive basis. The agency can provide any additional live entertainment you may require! Click for more info.
Away from live entertainment, Paul has also had USA chart success with a #1 USA Billboard hit “Touch n Go”, along with another song charting at #2.
A Truly Experienced Professional Saxophonist
Whether it’s a wedding, small gathering, or festival, Paul and his entertainment team are available to help. We work to all budgets and can provide a range of options from professional DJ and professional sax bookings through to an entire package of entertainment with 100’s of proven, professional live acts to fulfil any request.
Paul has a proven track record of producing spectacular events which include VIP Parties, iconic fashion brand parties, luxury car revelations, international festival performances, celebrity entertainment, corporate events, VIP & luxury weddings & much more.
In 2017, Paul launched his brand new solo performance titled “The Exclusive” which sees Paul DJ live, whilst performing intermittent live saxophone & electronic percussion. “The Exclusive” is currently being performed in the UK & Internationally for a wide range of clientele due to the fact Paul is a versatile Musician & Performer who has spent may years refining his performances & music repertoire.
Away from performing, Paul has also seen commercial success where his saxophone recordings, songwriting and music production ability is concerned. Paul’s saxophone playing has featured on albums for major record labels such as universal music, Sony BMG, Pacha Recordings Ibiza, King Street Sounds New York and The Bearded Man (Armada Music).
Pauls largest commercial successes have been his songwriting and saxophone & guitar recording on his father’s (Paul Hardcastle Sr) albums. Paul Sr, who has had a professional career of over 35 years as a music producer selling over 5 million albums, began his own career in the music industry with his good friend and newly appointed manager, Mr Simon Fuller. A now very established music industry mogul, Simon Fuller went on to manage the Spice Girls, Lewis Hamilton, Andy Murray, The Beckhams & S club 7 to name a few.
Paul has been lucky enough to have been mentored by some of the best musicians & entertainment managers around and is currently & continuously working to improve his performances, producing live events, songwriting & producing music.