Dynamic saxophonist Stephen Sylvia plays a unique mix of jazz, pop, funk, & blues online.  His mission is to bring music to people around the globe as the traveling sax man.

BIO

Stephen is originally from a very musical family in Rhode Island. He started playing the sax at the age of 10. He has a marketing degree from Bridgewater State University. Stephen has played in bands in Southern California, cruise ships, and throughout Arizona. His band, The San Diego Beat Organization, was runner up to the Jason Mraz band in the San Diego Band of the Year awards. He has played in straight ahead, & contemporary jazz bands, a big band, funk, blues, ska, and pop genres.

He is an experienced saxophonist known for his energetic, powerful saxophone style which gets people to the dance floor, but he also brings high emotions and excitement to the events when performing romantic love songs.
 
Stephen plays three saxophones; the soprano, alto, & the tenor.  He has played at universities, cocktail parties, weddings, restaurants, bars, private parties, and corporate gigs. Some of his influences include; David Sanborn, Eric Marienthal‎, Jr Walker, Grover Washington Jr, Warren Hill, Tom Scott and Gerald Albright. 
 
Extraordinarily versatile with his repertoire, Stephen provides background music for his solo performance or improvises alongside a DJ using his knowledge and training from jazz music. 
 
When he is not playing music, he enjoys traveling, basketball, health & wellness, & spending time with friends and family. Stephen is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.

COVER SONGS

Havana – Stephen on Alto Saxophone

Winelight – Stephen on Alto Saxophone

Angel Eyes – Stephen on Alto Saxophone

Havanna by Camilla

Sway by Michael Buble

Lets Stay together by Al Green

My Funny Valentine by Warren Hill version

This Masquerade by George Benson

Winelight by Grover Washington

Breezin by George Benson

I’m Waiting for You by Dave Coz

Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheehan

Angel Eyes by Matt Dennis

Shape of You by Ed Sheehan

Just The Way You Are by Billy Joel

Attention by Charlie Puth

Blue (Da Ba Dee)

Bad Guy by Billie Eilish

Sucker by the Jonas Brothers

Only Human by the Jonas Brothers

Warren Hill by Warren Hill

Sunny by Bobby Hebb

Mister Magic by Grover Washington

Europa by Gato Barbari

Can’t Stop That Feeling by Justin Timberlake

Tears in Heaven by Eric Clapton

Hallelujah by the Leonard Cohen

Shallow by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper

Memories by Maroon 5

Circles by Post Malone

Despacito by Luis Fonsi

Try A Little Tenderness by David Sunburn

September by Earth Wind and Fire

Coming Home Baby by David Sanborn

Mercy Mercy Me by Marvin Gaye

Just The Two of Us by Grover Washington

Deacon Blues by Steely Dan

You Raise Me Up by Josh Groban

At Last by Etta James

Imagine by John Lennon

How Sweet It Is by James Taylor

The Girl From Ipanema by Antonio Carlos Jobim

What A Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong

Available for live events, including cocktail hours and private events of all types.

LESSONS

Stephen is available for Zoom lessons. The cost is $50/hour through PayPal or Venmo. Email for payment instructions, lesson time and more information.

CONTACT

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