About Paul Hardcastle Jr
Paul Hardcastle Jr has built himself an incredible reputation as a Live Performer and Recording Artist Internationally.
Paul is one of UK’s Premier Saxophonists & Solo DJ /Sax /Percussion acts whos career started as a Live Musician at just 12 years old with his first live studio recordings featuring on his father (Paul Hardcastle’s) albums in the USA. At the age of 16, Paul released his first demo which had a lot of Smooth and soulful Jazz fans suggesting he will take over the family business from his father one day.
At 16 Paul began Performing in Londons Nightlife Hotspots each weekend, before then adding Performing Internationally by the age of 18 to his resume. By the age of 18 Paul was performing for crowds in their thousands on a worldwide basis and continues to release successful music in the USA with several top ten hits in USA charts including a #1 Billboard hit with “Touch n Go” a #2 Hit single with “The Circle” and more.
Paul’s own music is featured on albums in the U.S.A , Ibiza, Japan, Germany, Holland, Asia & even further afield with signings to Universal, Sony, Trippin, Armada Music, Cafe del mar, Pacha recordings Ibiza & more.
Since then and over the last 10 years, Paul has worked with Globally renowned DJ’s, Luxury brands, Celebrity Events & at Grandeur International Events regarding both his Performance and Event management expertise, not to mention having had multiple residencies in Ibiza in some of the most Famous Night Clubs & Chill Out Venues the world has to offer.
A versatile Saxophonist DJ & Percussionist , Paul and has over 11 years of professional experience within the Live Entertainment industry.
Paul’s style of performances range from Chill Out, Smooth Jazz, 70’s, 80’s,90’s, Club classics, Motown, Chart Classics, Garage & Popular, Commercial Music. Paul has a 7 piece spine tingling Live Band in which he performs with 6 of his trusted and extremely talented Musicians.
Last but not least, Paul owns an Entertainment & Events company – Hardcastle Entertainment, which provides stunning Live Entertainment, Event Solutions, Event planning & Event Production to a vast range of clients worldwide.
A Truly Experienced Sax Player
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 DJ and Sax bookings through to an entire package of entertainment with 100’s of proven, professional 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 his father Paul Hardcastle (Sr’s) Albums. Paul Sr, who has had a Professional career of over 35 years as a Music producer selling over 5 million albums who began his own career in the Music industry with his good friend and newly appointed manager, Mr Simon Fuller, who 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.