About Paul Hardcastle Jr
UK, Balearic & Dubai based live saxophonist
Saxophonist in London
Paul Hardcastle Jr is one of the UK’s premier professional saxophonists, live solo DJ & percussion acts.
With many years at the top of the industry, Paul is an extremely sought-after musician for live events & studio sessions internationally.
Due to his musical upbringing, Paul has been in and around music studios for his entire life.
At the age of only 12, Paul’s first live studio recordings with featured on his father’s (Paul Hardcastle) albums which have sold over 20,000,000 units worldwide.
4 years later, Paul began to perform his first professional shows in London and soon after he became London’s most in-demand young professional saxophonist.
He then spent the next 2 years performing at celebrity parties, corporate launches, super clubs, nightclubs and bars all over the U.K.
After making a name for himself in the London live entertainment scene, it wasn’t long until Paul began to attract attention from the top Ibiza nightclubs and promoters.
At the age of 18, Paul relocated to Ibiza and was soon performing at the island’s most reputable chill-out venues, luxury boats and super clubs.
With several successful seasons in Ibiza under his belt, Paul then started to travel internationally to perform as a saxophonist.
Paul travelled as far as Dubai, Seychelles, France, Monaco, Italy, Greece, The Maldives, Mallorca, Menorca, Formentera and many more.
Due to his unparalleled charisma and musical ability, Paul has established himself as one of the world’s top saxophonists.
Wedding Band For Hire
Along with being a solo musician, Paul has his own live 7-piece band: ‘The PHJR Band’. His band is a highly sophisticated, energetic and professional group of musicians that perform across the globe.
The band consists of some of the UK’s most talented up and coming performers and musicians. 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 backing for intimate first dances, surprise performances & more!
Event Planning & Live Entertainment
Whether it’s a wedding, small gathering, or festival, Paul and his entertainment team are available to help. We work with all budgets and can provide a range of options. From professional DJ and saxophone bookings to an entire package of entertainment with 100’s of live acts to choose from.
Paul has a proven track record of producing spectacular events. These include VIP Parties, iconic fashion brand parties, luxury car unveilings, international festival performances, celebrity entertainment, corporate events, VIP & luxury weddings & much more.
In 2017, Paul launched his brand new solo performance titled ‘The Exclusive’. This sees Paul DJ live whilst performing live saxophone & electronic percussion. ‘The Exclusive’ is currently being performed in the UK & internationally for a wide range of elite clientele. This is due to the fact that Paul is a versatile musician & performer who has spent may years refining his performance & music repertoire.
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.
Paul’s performances have seen him perform on live TV as a professional saxophone player 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.
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.
Studio & Session Musician Paul Hardcastle Jr
Away from performing, Paul has also seen commercial success with his saxophone recordings, songwriting and music production. 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, saxophone & guitar recording on his father’s (Paul Hardcastle Sr) albums. Paul Hardcastle Sr had a professional career of over 35 years as a music producer selling over 5 million albums. He 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 Beckham’s & S club 7 to name a few.
Paul is been lucky enough to have been mentored by some of the best musicians & entertainment managers around and is currently & continuously working to take his performances, event and music production to new heights.