Hugo Lee

Powerful Sax solos/hooks/lines

starstarstarstarstar
206 Reviews (205 Verified)
Hugo Lee on SoundBetter

Powerful solos, subtle lines, punchy hooks - professional saxophone player with years of recording experience. Performed & recorded internationally (NYC, Nashvile, LA, Berlin, London, Edinburgh, Melbourne) with a wide variety of acts- e.g. Icehouse, Andrew Farriss (INXS), Riley Pearce. Hundreds of clients, millions of streams, major labels.

My services can be as simple as playing sax over a dance track for you to chop up as you wish, producing funky horn arrangements for an R&B tune, subtle folky ambience or the classic wailing Pop/Rock Sax solo that makes you shiver inside.

“A passionate saxophonist and innovative musician” – Andrew Farriss (INXS)

Video reel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KawR72s4SP0&ab_channel=hugoleemusic

I take utmost pride in my work and won't be satisfied until you are! I have extensive recording experience through years of session work as well as producing my own records. Trained in both Jazz (ANU/UIUC) and Classical (AMusA), my music draws from a myriad of influences: Funk, Blues, and Jazz through to Pop, Rock, House and Hip Hop. Inspired by this, I constantly explore new musical avenues to discover original sounds and styles.

I am extremely versed in the nuances of online session work and conveying creative ideas remotely:
If you know exactly what you want I can help you realize that dream, taking criticism (without egos getting in the way!) until you are satisfied. And if you don't know what you're after, I am more than happy to create the parts myself.
I also play guitar, bass, EWI, synth, percussion, cello, recorders/flutes and can do production & film/game score. Video available upon request!

Please get in touch to discuss. Looking forward to working together!

Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.

206 Reviews - 38 Repeat Clients

Endorse Hugo Lee
  1. Review by Frank I.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Another outstanding job by Hurricane Hugo! 🌀

  2. Review by Guy M.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Amazing work

  3. Review by Dream N.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Cannot recommend Hugo more! If you are looking for a Saxophonist, don't look any further.

    Such a pleasant person to work with. He's efficient, spot on and very talented. It was a pleasure for me to work with Hugo and I look forward to working on more projects with him.

    Thank you Hugo

  4. Review by Jacob H.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Definitely recommend Hugo!
    Talented, kind, and super efficient.
    His sax contributions really enhanced the atmosphere of my song. :)

  5. Review by Daniel H.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is a fantasic saxophonist, and his turn around time was excellent. He did multiple takes and gave me lots of material to work with. I'm excited to use his work in my track!

  6. Review by Mathan Sathy
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo absolutely blew me away with his musicianship. He provided 6 separate tracks with endless options for a pop song I wrote. Each track had so much feeling behind it. I'm so thrilled to have Hugo on my track and I'd happily work with him again.

  7. Review by Philipp Beesen
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is an amazing musician! His sense of melody is great and he delivers within hours a super great performance! Such a great guy! :)

  8. Review by Frank Stephens III
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is an outstanding player who attacks his work. Not only did he deliver a great product, but he did so with break-neck speed. He came up big and exceeded expTreat yourself to some "Hurricane Hugo!"

  9. Review by Kwun
    starstarstarstarstar
    by
    check_circleVerified

    Always a great experience working with Hugo. A very gifted sax player with utmost professionalism, which makes him an excellent collaborator. Hugo is very easy to work with, accommodating, friendly and always provides a generous number of immaculately recorded takes. Highly recommended. Thanks Hugo!

  10. Review by Andrei B.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is very professional, great prices, super fast turn around times. Would highly recommend

  11. Review by Yury E.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Wonderful musician. Hugo provided me such a lovely sounding saxophone track. Good communication. Great job.

  12. Review by George Andros (Georgie Porgie)
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is an Awesome Sax player!!! A true professional! Delivered exactly what I needed for my project! Easy to work with and gets the job done!! Strongly and highly recommended!

  13. Review by Riley Moir
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is insanely talented, I'd highly recommend him. He can also play so many different instruments, literally the whole package, you'll regret not choosing him! Also the fastest worker and replier I have ever met in my time on this website. He delivered what I wanted on the day I sent through what I needed, what more could you ask for.

  14. Review by Erik Jonasson
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo directly understood what I was looking for and he did an awesome job, I am very satisfied. Would definitely recommend others to work with him, very professional!

  15. Review by Ron Turner
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Can't say enough good about Hugo's fantastic style. Quick response and great tracks to work with. I have worked with him several times now and very happy with the outcome.

  16. Review by Rob Old Voltage
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    You just can't lose with Hugo. Extremely professional, thoughtful, fastest turn around time beyond my comprehension, effective, talented through and through. This guy is a real one, and I wish he lived in LA because then I'd just bother him to do work at our studio all the time!

  17. Review by Rob Old Voltage
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    I've had the pleasure of working with Hugo on a very special track - and it was my first time ever bringing on a total stranger to provide talent to my music. Hugo blew me away again and again, and now, when this track hits, the looks on peoples face when the sax comes kicking the door down - I only wish he'd be able to see it!

  18. Review by Rob Old Voltage
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Often when hiring for media, you are told you can only pick two of three: fast, cheap, good. Well, Hugo breaks the mold. He is quick without sacrificing quality, more than reasonably priced for his professionalism and experience, and better than good - he's great. Maybe even one of the best. Time will certainly be good to Hugo - I have a feeling he's about to strike oil!

  19. Review by YES YES
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Great job again!!

  20. Review by Rob Old Voltage
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is undoubtedly a master. To be able to do what he does, with such talent, is truly a gift, and for us all to be able to have someone like him grace our tracks with his talents is so beyond lucky. I don't think there's anything he can't do! Highly recommended!

  21. Review by Tomas T.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    I needed some raucous Springsteen sax for an indie track and Hugo nailed it. Dynamic and vibrant takes, pristine recordings and quick delivery. 5/5 - will use again!

  22. Review by Kevin Perjurer
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo did an incredible job with a fast turnaround time!

  23. Review by YES YES
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Thanks man again! It was pleasure.

  24. Review by Andy
    starstarstarstarstar
    by
    check_circleVerified

    Fantastic work !!

  25. Review by YES YES
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Great to work with, and I got exactly what I needed and wanted! Thank You Hugo I’ll be back! :)

  26. Review by adam
    starstarstarstarstar
    by
    check_circleVerified

    WOW!!! This was my first time getting to work with Hugo. I have to say he absolutely killed it! Everything about this experience was fantastic. What a great player. I had some basic ideas the he helped expand on and add magic to. Great sound and tone. Really well recorded. Great communication and quick turn around. Hugo is a real pro and I'm very excited to do more with him. 5 Stars!

  27. Review by MixedbyB4Lasers
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Percussions too 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

  28. Review by MixedbyB4Lasers
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Bro your on the team for LIFE <3

  29. Review by Jude Ashan
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    This is the first time I used SoundBetter platform. So I was little worried whether I can get the expected outcome. I'm so glad I found Hugo's profile. All I did was explaining him the meaning of the song as it wasn't written in English, then within like 8 hours Hugo came back to me with 5 different Sax tracks. That was exactly what me and my producer were looking for. He did a tremendous job to make my project to the next level. I can highly recommend Hugo as he is fast, creative and friendly.

  30. Review by 'Tama Brown
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    I gotta say it was fun to work with Hugo, he's so professional and talented, so i don't think it's possible to not like what he does. I recruited Hugo to play the sax for a song on my album i didn't like that much, and now he's made it one of my favourite songs on the project, those melodies play in my head everyday, so definitely i'll be working with him again on my next project. Thank you Hugo!

  31. Review by Steve Cornell
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Wow! Hugo helped me out with some Sax playing on one of my tracks and did not disappoint. With a super quick turnaround he provided several takes and variations for me to choose from and really delivered!
    Would recommend and work with again. Thanks again Hugo!

  32. Review by BBMN
    starstarstarstarstar
    by
    check_circleVerified

    Very nice, fast and professional work 🙏🏼🔥

  33. Review by Iliad
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    It was a pleasure to work with Hugo again ! He nailed the track the first time around !
    I will definitely be using him for future songs .

  34. Review by Corey Placito
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    No clue how he does it. Years of playing, practice, and that wow factor. Hugo has an insanely fast turn around!--as if he is just waiting to rip some sweet saxophone motifs all over your projects. The amount of passion and focus and care that he takes in the process and how he delegates how/what to play over the tracks is insane. Any genre, any style, any level of technicality or any preference on melody vs harmony--Hugo does it all. Lead sax, backing sax, horn arrangements, doubled parts.

  35. Review by Corey Placito
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo, your playing is incredible man. I just like to sit there and listen to it over and over and think about how glad I am that I got you to play on these projects! Here's to many more man! Always an amazing experience with breathtaking results! You are the Saxophone king!!!

  36. Review by Corey Placito
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    I know why you are here, reading this. Let me just save you some of your valuable time. Hugo is the best Saxophone player you will find. Just tell him what you want. Smooth, lyrical hooks? Shreddy fast late 80s early 90s sax? Jazz? Fusion? Simple melodies? Full horn sections? I've had Hugo do a bit of everything on my tracks and there is nothing this master shredder cannot and will not do! Click the button. You won't be disappointed.

  37. Review by Sindri
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo delivers on all fronts!
    Awesome sax playing, the recording a was clear and very good! He is very friendly and easy to communicate with! Form now on, my go to guy if I need some sax playing! 5-starts all the way!!

  38. Review by Iliad
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    I needed a saxophone solo for my rock song and Hugo delivered something very unique, with minimal direction. I am beyond grateful for the time and care he put into crafting something special. He is one of the most professional and friendly people I have worked with thus far. HIs artistic intuition is superb and the quality of his work is phenomenal !

  39. Review by Corey Placito
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is an incredible saxophone player!! If you are considering him for any of your saxophone needs, then please take the plunge. He is the best on SoundBetter and I have had Hugo play on many of my tracks! Very cool, fun, laidback guy! Saxophone chops that can range from super shreddy to smooth and lyrical and melodic! Not only is he the coolest dude, but he's the coolest cat (meaning he is great at saxophone)!

  40. Review by Jeffrey M.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo did a fantastic job! He has a great ear for music and knows how to meet the desired result. Definitely recommended and I look forward to working again with Hugo.

  41. Review by LaBronn Conner Jr.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo once again did a wonderful job with my track, he's a wonderful composer with his horn lines and captures the perfect intended vibe each time and on the first try!

  42. Review by Elisa King
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Brilliant Sax player! I hope to work with Hugo again. Lovely person to work with.

  43. Review by Michael M.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Class A+ Musician all the way!!!!! - Fast turn around with outstanding sound and musicianship

  44. Review by Will Montgomery
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo did a great job with some very tasty sax ad-libs. I can highly recommend Hugo once again. Super easy to work with and amazing tone & recording.

  45. Review by PAMELA LACK
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is an amazing artist and technician. He gave us so many choices for our sync song and he turned our project around in less than 24 hours because he was going on vacation for two weeks the next day. We won’t hesitate to contact him in the future. He is a pleasure to work with and I couldn’t recommend him more highly!

  46. Review by Emiliano
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Great Collaboration. wonderful sound, very fast delivery

  47. Review by Emiliano
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Perfect as usual

  48. Review by Robin
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    What a pro!
    Great sound, super-fast turnaround, multiple takes and a great communicator. I highly recommend Hugo!

  49. Review by Emiliano
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    as always, great musician and collaborator

  50. Review by LaBronn Conner Jr.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Working with Hugo was such a pleasure, he is an extremely talented sax player and he has a grade of professionalism that is unmatched. His turnaround is in excellent time, and his tracks are incredible. I highly recommend working with Hugo.

  51. Review by Shari R.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is immensely talented at professional. He sent several saxophone options back so that I could choose the best one for my track. Super timely and attentive. Definitely recommend!!

  52. Review by Micheal Mills
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is one of the best there is. Professional, quick, and most of all, amazing work.

  53. Review by femi I.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    I Can't say enough good things. Professional, easy to work with, and best of all, Hugo understood my music and created amazing solos on pretty much his first attempt. Highly recommended!

  54. Review by Nar Filliam
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Talented, professional and fast guy! Recommended!

  55. Review by Andy V
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is amazing! Gave me multiple takes, riffs and hooks. Exactly what song needed and did it in short-time. great work.

  56. Review by Emiliano
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Great musician to work with. Amazing sound

  57. Review by Guilherme Azem
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo indeed is something special in the realm of Sax playing. It is very distinctive from other players, unique!
    - Communication went great!
    - Followed the briefing but also delivered his own ideas, which is perfect.
    - Delivery was very fast, and with a lot of different takes for me to choose the more adequate to my taste!
    - Professional sounding recording!
    - Definitely will be on my favorite list for future works!
    Highly recommended!!
    Thank you again, Hugo!

  58. Review by Emiliano
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Always great pleasure to work with such a good musician and collaborator as Hugfo Lee

  59. Review by Emiliano
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Great professional again, reliable and fast to get the mood of the songs

  60. Review by zeke cherney
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo was a legit pro in every sense of the word. He was not stingy with his skills, providing multiple takes in many styles to be sure that I the client was satisfied. His playing was clearly without Ego, playing the song as honest as any musician can. He accepted critique with a skilled ear and truly collaborated. I hired a musician I have never met before, and Hugo became a real member of my online band, as if we had jammed for years.
    Cant thank you enough

  61. Review by Nomiss
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Completely amazing
    Hugo is the very Best sax player that i ever want to work with
    See you soon for another project for shure
    Thanks Hugo

  62. Review by Emiliano
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Great professional, great feeling, great sound.
    Fast and he understands perfectly the needs

  63. Review by Andrei B.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Very professional, quick turnaround and great price. Gave me a lot to work with. Took a couple of revisions to get it bang on, but Hugo was more than happy to do these. Many thanks

  64. Review by Randy H.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is an outstanding sax player who really put his heart into my project. Very quick turnaround too! Highly recommended.

  65. Review by Cassidy L.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    WOW!! What a beautiful sax player and super friendly person to work with. Hugo answered all my questions and seemed excited and enthusiastic to help with my project. Very happy with the results and can’t wait until I can put out this finished project.

  66. Review by Luke Jackson
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    I asked Hugo to complete some sax fills and do his best to put a solo into an existing song to "sparkle it up". That was a pretty difficult task as there was no space left so he had to navigate his way. Did an awesome job and gave me 3 different versions to utilise. Thanks mate.

  67. Review by raphael b.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is my go-to person when I need a sax solo ! I'm never disappointed. Always super fast delivery and highly professional.
    I definitely recommend Hugo for your projects.

  68. Review by raphael b.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Another collaboration with Hugo ! Always super fast and excellent quality ! I definitely recommend !

  69. Review by Will Montgomery
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo came through with a perfect part and very quickly! Excellent tone, great recording & a pleasure to work with!

  70. Review by Bass Fun
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Great collab, vey good musician, solid and fast. He's my strong recommend :)

  71. Review by Yannick Yamashita
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is an awesome sax player ! He brought life to all my ideas and even recorded some more takes with his own inputs which are fabulous ! I highly recommend working with him :) Thank you Hugo !

  72. Review by Sid S.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is quick to work, he put his own touch to your song with a lot of feeling. His prices are very competitive regarding the quality of his work. I recommend Hugo !

  73. Review by Andy B.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    WOW! Worked with Hugo one song, not only was his price super competitive, he gave us seven different versions of the melody we needed for us to chose from. An absolute pleasure! Can’t wait to do more work in the future!

  74. Review by raphael b.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    I recently worked on a couple of projects with Hugo and I'm really happy with my choice because all my projects have been enhanced thanks to him ! Don't hesitate to work with him, you won't be disappointed !

  75. Review by raphael b.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Another collaboration with Hugo ! As ususal, great taste , highly professional and super fast ! I definitely recommend Hugo for your projects !

  76. Review by raphael b.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Second collaboration with Hugo and once again, it was a great experience. Hugo is a multi-talented musician ! The ideas he brought to my project were very much appreciated. He delivers very quickly and the quality of his work is always very high. I love to work with him !

  77. Review by raphael b.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Working with Hugo was a fantastic experience ! He is a world-class musician for sure! He rapidly grasped the spirit of the song and played amazing sax solos including different takes for me to choose ! On top of it, he delivered the job very quickly. I highly recommend Hugo for your projects !!

  78. Review by Robbie B.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo was great to work with and easy to communicate. He has a lot of talent and I am glad I was able to work with him.

  79. Review by Toco
    starstarstarstarstar
    by
    check_circleVerified

    Not only has Hugo got great producing skills, but he played many of the instruments on the track, mixing real with electronic sounds. His sax playing especially was excellent. He is very easy to work with and totally got into the vibe of the footage, so that the music matches the vision. Would definitely recommend.

  80. Review by Mike N.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Excellent!

  81. Review by Erick Fill
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    The sax is his second soul, he masters it very well, the quality provided is very good, the communication was smooth and the delivery very fast, in less than 24 hours.

    Recommended

  82. Review by Nian I.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Thank you, Hugo, once again for the amazing Jazz arrangement. Would definitely look for you again in the future. Patient and world-class.

    CHEERS! :)

  83. Review by Toco
    starstarstarstarstar
    by
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo did an awesome and speedy job replacing my dry synthetic tracks with highly expressive real sax parts. He was very understanding of my musical limitations, and was quickly able to transpose the themes into the right arrangement for sax. Plus he gave me great improv takes that will add greatly to the finished product and provide much material for future loops. Highly recommend!

  84. Review by Nian I.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is a joy to work with, he tries his best to understand your direction and most importantly, he is very patient with requests and revisions. Do not hesitate if you want to engage him to arrange or record for your music. He is the best! :)) Thanks Hugo for the effort and guidance.

  85. Review by Ron Turner
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Another superb track from Hugo. My music does not seem complete now unless it has Hugo playing backup and solos on saxophone. Fantastic musician!

  86. Review by Arman K.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Great!

  87. Review by Jeff M.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Great and easy to work with. Very professional.

  88. Review by Ron Turner
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Another superb sax track by Hugo. I keep going back to him for more songs. Highly recommend.

  89. Review by Ron Turner
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Another great sax solo track by Hugo. His musical expressions, style, and professionalism is superb!

  90. Review by Michael D.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Thanks again Hugo for another session well done!

  91. Review by Ron Turner
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Fantastic playing and style. I highly recommend Hugo. Great tracks for me to mix. Fast turnaround. I'll definitely be working with him on my future projects.

  92. Review by Orbe
    starstarstarstarstar
    by
    check_circleVerified

    Perfection in all levels, his sax Sound its pretty sexy and beautiful, definitely im working whit him again

  93. Review by andrea m.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is a great saxophonist; he give me what I was looking for...
    all his solo takes were fabulous!! This is the first job with him and I'm sure , in the future we'll work together again!
    if you are looking for some powerful solos Hugo is the answer to your question!

  94. Review by Kwun
    starstarstarstarstar
    by
    check_circleVerified

    It was an absolute pleasure working with Hugo! A huge talent, and also very personable, professional and easy to work with. Super responsive and very fast turnaround. A great experience all round!

    Hugo provided some fantastic and very powerful solos for my song! Sound quality was great also.

    I would absolutely recommend Hugo, and look forward to working with him again. Thanks Hugo!

  95. Review by Morgane C.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is an amazing saxophonist. He really took my song to the next level :) The quality of the recording is perfect and the job was delivered quickly (24 hours) ! Thanks Hugo !

  96. Review by Stephen W.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo's crazy talented and delivered the takes within 24 hours. Got a lot to work with and would definitely recommend him if you're looking for a sax wizard to collab with.

  97. Review by Darren Verpeut
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Based on Hugo's samples I knew He had a lot of heart and feel to his playing. I had high expectations. To say he exceeded them would be an understatement. I am so happy with the solo he laid down for me. He actually gave me a lot to choose from which is also awesome. He was very professional and pleasant to work with and I was quite impressed with the turnaround time. There's a 100% chance I will be hiring his services again. I highly recommend Hugo.

  98. Review by Aubrey Whitfield
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Wow! Hugo exceeded my expectations with a punchy melodic sax part that has brought my synthpop track to life. Brilliant performance and also top notch recording quality. I'll certainly be back for more. Thanks Hugo!

  99. Review by Jon Harrison Taylor
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo was great, easy to work with, and he went above and beyond to perform a couple of extra tracks for me. Quick turnaround, good player, I recommend him.

  100. Review by Mike
    starstarstarstarstar
    by
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is a great Saxophone player! This is the third time working with him and it won't be the last.

  101. Review by Mike
    starstarstarstarstar
    by
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is great to work with. Professional, nice guy, amazing player and fast turnaround. The tracks that he's sent me were perfect the first time. He's so great and I'm so happy and honored that I'm able to have him on my songs. Thanks Hugo!

  102. Review by Andrei D.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Fantastic Job Hugo!! We asked for some solos, licks and a 3 part harmony section and he delivered! Really took our track to the next level. Very quick turnaround and excellent communication. Appreciate it Hugo!

  103. Review by Adam Breitkreuz
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Super quick turnaround. Gave me multiple options to fit the style I asked for. Really good melodies and very expressive playing! 10/10 would hire again

  104. Review by Jaff
    starstarstarstarstar
    by
    check_circleVerified

    I sent Hugo a melody and he nailed it!

  105. Review by Nate M.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo was a perfect professional - timely, great communication, and (most importantly) a master of his craft. He took my song idea to the next level, provided several usable takes, and was very open to feedback and instruction. 10/10 will work with again!

  106. Review by Saul Ayotte
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Works fast. Easy to work with and has a great sound !

  107. Review by Mike
    starstarstarstarstar
    by
    check_circleVerified

    This is the first time working with Hugo and it definitely won't be the last. There are only a couple of musicians I work with here that I have complete faith in and just let them do what they do best and just let them play with their heart and I know the final result will be perfect and Hugo does not disappoint. Amazing player and the tone he has is so good! If you're looking for a Saxophone player, stop looking and just contact Hugo, you won't be let down.

  108. Review by Saul Ayotte
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo works fast and very professional. 5 Star !

  109. Review by Jo S.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Amazing to work with Hugo, he read the track perfectly and delivered an awesome sax line.

  110. Review by Matt G.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo delivered what was needed and more. Excellent takes of my riffs as well as his own tasteful improv run-through for me to play around with. Also super quick turnaround.

  111. Review by Wild Freedom
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo made a perfect work in spite all the ideas, changes and revisions we asked for. Also he guided us to get that sound we were looking for. Furthermore he gave us a kickass solo!

    Very professional and fast.

  112. Review by Richard Scobie
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is a very talented, likable, courteous and enthusiastic young man. Fast turnaround with multiple takes -- easy to work with. Thank you, Hugo!

  113. Review by DAT TU
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    hugu delivered within 24 hours with quality and lots of takes for me to choose from. well done!

  114. Review by Rocco Pignataro
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Talented and professional!

  115. Review by vicky b.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Great work :)

  116. Review by Super Kami Guru Alucard (SKGA)
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Fantastic work, and he did so good with so little! Quite amazing so if you ever need a good Sax player I highly recommend him. Hugo's the man

  117. Review by Jeff Jones
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Here's my last message to Hugo - "Wow - these (tracks) are amazing and perfect! More than I could have asked for - I really appreciate all of the takes. Thanks so very much Hugo! You are the man!!"

    Great communication. Over-delivered with additional takes and ideas!

  118. Review by Ben V.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo brilliant as before, quick and accurate, happy to recommend.

  119. Review by Alex W.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Super knowledgeable and easy to work with. Absolutely nailed it first time with exactly what I was looking for!

  120. Review by Lucas James
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Again Hugo delivered exceptional sax playing.. cannot recommend highly enough!

  121. Review by Lucas James
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Needed a sax solo in a track and Hugo delivered big time.. fantastic to work with. Fast turnaround with multiple takes, a true pro. Highly recommended!

  122. Review by Joseph Barrios
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo did a fantastic job with the notes that I supplied him, and was able to facilitate my rushed timeframe. Super professional in how he supplied the stems for different takes, intensities, and interpretations. I know that I will definitely send more tracks his way.

    He also ripped a FAT solo. Hire this guy right now.

  123. Review by JP
    starstarstarstarstar
    by
    check_circleVerified

    I contacted Hugo to help create a sensual sax solo for the beginning of a melodic house track. He delivered 3 solo takes each with their own flavor. The recordings are flawless, the playing is top notch, unique and with emotion. I can't thank Hugo enough for his help on this track. So great!!

  124. Review by Arman K.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Great as always!

  125. Review by Ethan Day
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is very professional, quick to respond and an amazing saxophone player! I would definitely recommend him for anyone needing saxophone on their projects!

  126. Review by Daniel S.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Clear and professional communication, picked the track up very quickly. And a great result!

  127. Review by Ian R.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    An absolute master of his craft. Well exceeded my expectations, Hugo provided with more than enough! Will definitely be looking to work again for future projects!

  128. Review by Jean
    starstarstarstarstar
    by
    check_circleVerified

    So great to work with Hugo ! Talented and professional, perfect 👌

  129. Review by Jessica Victoria
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo recorded a lovely sax part for my song. He gave me several takes to choose from and was very easy to work with. Thank you, Hugo!

  130. Review by Nicholas H.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    I was given a speedy selection of tracks with plenty to work with. The quality of sound was excellent and the writing was terrific! If I need some sax again I'll be getting in touch with Hugo for sure!

  131. Review by Arman K.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is really, really good at playing saxophone!

  132. Review by Alfred S.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    +++ Hugo really delivered more then he promised.
    Me and Hugo had some misunderstanding but since Hugo is such a nice guy, it was easy to work around it!

  133. Review by Rick Vincent
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    My second project with Hugo and I'm just as happy as I was with the first. I asked for a sax track that would add sparkle to the song and I got sparkle in spades! Hugo is an awesome musician!

  134. Review by Zolton
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Great to work with Hugo on this new song. He's a total pro, with a great ability to improvise. Timely and cheerful in all our interactions. And I very much appreciated the multiple takes he provided!

  135. Review by Ben V.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Would recommend Hugo to anyone looking for a sax part. Worked from guide not just score, good mic chain, multiple runs on various sax's. Parts came the next day, incredibly good value for money.

  136. Review by Mike N.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo did a really great job. He played perfectly on my track.
    I would highly recommend him.

  137. Review by Bav
    starstarstarstarstar
    by
    check_circleVerified

    Incredibly high quality saxophone work at a very quick turnaround time. Hugo delivered what he was briefed and much more. Highly recommend.

  138. Review by Rick Vincent
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo played a sax track that added a whole new dimension to the song. I couldn't be happier with the result!

  139. Review by Jean V.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    I had a great experience working with Hugo, very professional and responsive, He didn't have me waiting for long. I was satisfied with the Job. Great sax player that I'd recommend to anyone

  140. Review by Adel
    starstarstarstarstar
    by
    check_circleVerified

    Amazing player, delivered exactly what was needed with dizzying speed and efficiency!

  141. Review by Mat Cache
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Quick, professional and kind. Hugo was proficient at providing me with exactly what I needed and more.

  142. Review by Avkash Mann
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Had a wonderful experience working with Hugo. Exceptionally talented and very easy to communicate with, his work on the sax boosted the production of my track tremendously and I look forward to working with him again soon!

  143. Review by Derrick W.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Absolute pleasure working with Hugo! He injected his creative take into my project while really hitting the feel I was going for, and also delivered on all the specifics I requested of him. Gave me lots of perfect takes to choose from, and a complete professional. Quick responses and delivery. Thanks Hugo!

  144. Review by Greg Puglese
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Another great experience working with Hugo. Prompt communication, quick turnaround, and excellent playing!

  145. Review by Demetrius
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is incredible and really knows how to get that sound your track needs. Very helpful, great communication and overall smooth process I plan on working with him more on future projects.

  146. Review by Reli
    starstarstarstarstar
    by
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo added a sax to a track of mine and it sounds SO incredible! He is unbelievably talented and was extremely helpful/professional throughout the entire process! Thanks Hugo- amazing job :)

    -Shirrel

  147. Review by Willy V.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo's attention to detail is remarkable. I provided him with a couple of time markers and with the note that I wished him to start the sax solo on.
    Hugo provided me with multiple solo parts with different expressions and intensities which allowed me to select and end up with an awesome sax solo. Great content and execution.
    I look forward to working with Hugo again.

  148. Review by Laura B.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is a true professional and an amazing musician.
    He delivers top notch work with a great sound and classy approach.
    An absolute joy to work with. Highly recomended!
    Laura - Ferdi Bolland Productions - The Netherlands

  149. Review by khaled
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Another great experience with Hugo, great solos.

  150. Review by Kent Narrows
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Top notch punch in, super fast turnaround; definitely will keep working with Hugo in the future!

  151. Review by Greg Puglese
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo was super responsive and really easy to work with. Provided some great saxophone leads for an instrumental track I was working on. Definitely recommend!

  152. Review by khaled
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo did an excellent job recording a saxophone solo for my song, he gave it a soul and added value to the overall composition. Would definitely work with him again.

  153. Review by Kent Narrows
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo rocked it out and sent me everything I needed in timely manner. Super pro, great communication, and I'd definitely work with him again!

  154. Review by Michael D.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    As he has in the past, Hugo gave me what I asked for and delivered in the time frame that he promised.

  155. Review by Kevin M.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is a super awesome player and very professional. Has great communication and easy to work with. Highly recommended to anyone!

  156. Review by Steve S.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugos sax playing is professional and is full of talent and experience. His recording skills are also highly refined. Hugo produced numerous sax tracks for my song with precision, dynamic, and pro quality playing and recording. His solo track was mind blowing. I highly recommend Hugo for saxophone.

  157. Review by Brandon-Richard Austin
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is always a pleasure to work with. His communication is flawless, his parts are well played and he gives you variations to work with. Highly recommended, and I can't wait to work with him again!

  158. Review by Hamad A.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    It was certainly a pleasure working with Hugo. He is an incredibly talented saxophone player. Very friendly and prompt. I highly recommend this man to anyone looking for a great saxophone solo. I would definitely love to work with him again.

  159. Review by Luna
    starstarstarstarstar
    by
    check_circleVerified

    After the first time we work with hugo we felt comfortable.
    so we come back and collaborate with him again.
    He is so easy to work with and never let us down.
    Thank you so much and we are happy to have you !

  160. Review by Simon Greenleaf
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Fab job from Hugo on the second track that we've built together. He's playing is just great.

  161. Review by Simon Greenleaf
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is a fantastic player and cool to work with - creative, intuitive, 'correct', communicative... Already booked for a second job !

  162. Review by Tony Hucci
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    good job.
    Always believe in my old partner.

  163. Review by Chris Lewis
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo was amazing to work with! Coms were great from the start, and really friendly/enthusiastic. Sax playing was superb, and Hugo supplied multiple takes to choose from. Everything was perfectly recorded and delivered, with super-fast turnaround. 100% recommended!

  164. Review by George K.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Awesome results and really fast.

  165. Review by Tony Hucci
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    My partner has always been so good.
    Look forward to the next cooperation!

  166. Review by J Morra
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    He is my first Sax player who plays on my track.
    Did really great job, much more than I expected!
    So sure I'm gonna get in touch with him again whenever I need Sax tracks on my song!

  167. Review by Brandon-Richard Austin
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo did such a good job on the first track I hired him for that I immediately booked him to do another gig not even one week later. His communication is super high quality and he goes the extra mile to make sure you're happy with the final product.

  168. Review by Brandon-Richard Austin
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is the ultimate professional. His communication was spot on and he delivered the work in a timely fashion. Most importantly, the sax parts he recorded for me were great quality, both in terms of the recordings themselves and the musicality. Thanks Hugo!

  169. Review by Tony Hucci
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is an old friend of mine. We have been very happy in our cooperation. He is very responsible. We have been working together for a long time. Look forward to our next cooperation.

  170. Review by Tony Hucci
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is an old friend of mine. We have been very happy in our cooperation. He is very responsible. We have been working together for a long time. Look forward to our next cooperation.

  171. Review by tyler e.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    hugo went above and beyond what I had in mind, a true master at his craft, I will be back for more!

  172. Review by Stuart Silva
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    I must say I'm very pleased with the quality of work Hugo did with my track. His skills with the saxophone added a great vibe to my tropical house track. Also, Hugo is extremely punctual, and ofc a professional.

  173. Review by Tony Hucci
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    My old partner.
    As always, it's excellent.
    Hugo's work is always responsible.
    Look forward to the next cooperation.

  174. Review by Luna
    starstarstarstarstar
    by
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is awesome
    Quick replay,high quality works, good taste in music,unique ideas.
    His sax solo definitely make the song cooler
    I can't wait to do more collaboration with hugo in the future!

  175. Review by Tony Hucci
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Second cooperation, it's perfect!
    I can always find inspiration.
    Hugo works very seriously.

  176. Review by Drew Gannon
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    I highly recommend Hugo! He is super talented and very professional. He completed the project really quick and gave me a lot options to choose from. Looking forward to working with him in the future!

  177. Review by Tony Hucci
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Cool !!! Cool !!!
    I'm so satisfied !
    Thank you for being so serious !
    I will give you a super praise !
    You're awesome.
    Next time I will continue to work with you!
    Hugo is a very skilled artist.
    The quality was very high. It was passed at a time.
    The next time I need to record a musical instrument, I will work with you again!

  178. Review by Simon A.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo did a great job! Gave me multiple takes so we had plenty of options to get the perfect sax part! The recording quality was top notch! Would definitely recommend to anyone looking to add saxophone to their song.

  179. Review by Joshua Swonke
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Excellent communication, fast delivery, and great quality!

  180. Review by AK
    starstarstarstarstar
    by
    check_circleVerified

    Fantastic, brilliant thank you

  181. Review by OBSCUR8
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is a mastermind on the sax. Very talented musician. Definitely brought the song to life! Would definitely work with him again in the future.

  182. Review by Zaccaria Rodrigo Massagrande
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Working with Hugo was a fantastic experience! He created just what I wanted, and provided me with several beautiful Sax tracks. He delivered exactly what he promised, and on time. It was a pleasure working with you, thank you Hugo, looking forward to working with you again in the future!

  183. Review by DAT TU
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is great. His sax really lights up my song and people just 'wow' when the sax comes in.
    Great musician

  184. Review by Craig H.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo was a pleasure to work with. He supplied the parts I needed and also gave me plenty of options to choose from with regard to solos. I appreciate his fast turnaround time and correspondence. I highly recommend him!

  185. Review by .
    starstarstarstarstar
    by
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is an amazing musician, great guy and was efficient and professional. He delivered pro quality Sax stems, different variety of options, and even did a couple of extra takes when I asked for more options. He has sick groove and musicality. Will definitely work again with him and I highly recommend him for your projects!

  186. Review by Ludvig I.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Awesome sax magic, solid communication and ear. Great sound quality and easy to work with. I needed a player that could translate my feelings into a beautiful, dynamic performance and I got much more than that. Thanks lifting my tracks, Hugo.

  187. Review by Aron M.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Fast and great work! Helped the song a lot.

  188. Review by Cam Daye
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo laid some amazing sax on my track! Highly recommended!

  189. Review by Mark Summers
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Great working with Hugo, he's super professional, super fast and super friendly to boot! With awesome communication throughout, he worked and delivered perfectly on my project. Fully recommended, thank you!

  190. Review by Michael D.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Another 2 songs very well done and more than I expected.

  191. Review by Michael D.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    I'll keep this short. WoW, quick turn around, did exactly what I asked and just flat out nailed it.

  192. Review by Stephen s.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Great quality efficient work!

  193. Review by Daniel D.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    He is Great !!!

  194. Review by Bencjones
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Great job! Hugo did exactly what I asked him to. Highly recommend.

  195. Review by Karen Warren
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    I HIGHLY recommend Hugo, he is so talented and easy to work with. He provided excellent sax tracks for my song, each with a different sound, feel and vibe to choose from. I couldn't be happier with his performances. Excellent !!!!

  196. Review by Richard Sacilotto
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Awesome turn around on this job couldn't be happier with the end result and the communication through the whole process was perfect will def be using Hugo again if needed! Appreciate it :)

  197. Review by Stan Rose
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Always great to work with Hugo--he's very thorough and puts a lot of effort into his performance!

  198. Review by Stan Rose
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    It was great working with Hugo, he is very professional and gave me lots of options to work with. Hope to work again with him.

  199. Review by Matt Nae
    starstarstarstarstar_border
    check_circleVerified

    Great Artist with many ideas and creativity. Definitely recommend.

  200. Review by Eric Montgomery
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Always easy to work with. Great sax player, highly recommend!

  201. Review by Juan Cruz Viotti
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    High quality sax sound and impressive playing! Very recommended!

  202. Review by Lele F
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo's playing PURRS. Plus great quality! A total treat to work with.

  203. Review by Eric Montgomery
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Hugo is a great sax player. He's got awesome feel and can come up with really cool riffs! He gave me more options than I asked for and delivered on time. Definitely will use him again!

  204. Review by Dimkay
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Working with Hugo Lee was very helpful. He is professional and delivered exactly what I asked for. I will definitely use him again.

  205. Review by Spyros B.
    starstarstarstarstar
    check_circleVerified

    Simply amazing!!! Excellent technique and feeling. Immediate adjustment to the needs of the track!!! Will come back for sure!!! +++AAAAAAAAAA

  206. Review by Sid S.
    starstarstarstarstar

    Wow !! I asked Hugo to improvise through a whole song and he provided me the best sax I could imagine. It just took my song to the next level. Great musician, I recommend.

Interview with Hugo Lee

  1. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  2. A: I have a professional-grade recording setup using ProTools/Logic and a variety of microphone combinations (Rode, AKG, Shure etc) through a Focusrite Clarett 4Pre interface into a Macbook Pro. The walls are treated with acoustic foam, and I have tertiary qualifications in audio engineering/production, delivering crisp, clean recordings that are ready for your mix.

  3. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  4. A: Some of my favourite saxophonists include David Sanborn, Kenny Garrett, Clarence Clemons, Bobby Keys, Cannonball Adderley, Maceo Parker, Paul Desmond, Candy Dulfer and Dick Parry.

  5. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  6. A: Q: What is your turnaround time? A: Usually under 24 hours, but please let me know if you have any deadline restrictions Q: Can you come up with the parts yourself or do I need to write them out? A: Written parts are fine, but I'm more than happy to create them myself too :-) Q: Do you do full horn sections? A: I can write/arrange full horn sections and record the saxes. I also play EWI (Electronic Wind Instrument) emulations of brass - however if you want live trumpets/trombones I can sort out players for you.

  7. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  8. A: I'll often be given 8-16 bars to have a solo over a pre-existing track, with instructions to "fill out" some of the other sections with licks, noodling etc. Some clients request a wailing solo at a climatic point of their song, others are looking for punchy horn stabs, some are looking for smoother, subtler phrases to complement a vocal melody. Whatever the task, I put my heart and soul into the job and can adapt to any musical scenario to deliver the most stylistically appropriate result.

  9. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  10. A: I've been playing the Sax since 2004. After completing the grades, I achieved an associate diploma in the Sax at age 17, and went on to study a Bachelor of Music (Contemporary/Jazz Performance) & Bachelor of Physics (Acoustics) at the Australian National University and the University of Illinois. Other instruments I perform/record on include the guitar, keys/synth, EWI (electronic wind instrument, with brass emulations), electric cello, bass, recorder, percussion, harmonica and vocals. I've played at a wide range of festivals, weddings, clubs, bars, functions and parties and really enjoy the live aspect of my career. Recording is a joy unto itself, and I take it very seriously- paying utmost attention whenever I'm booked for a studio session as to what the producer, engineer and other musicians are doing and how we all fit together. I've been recording as long as I've been performing and have released numerous albums, singles, EPs etc. Working as an online session saxophonist is an amazing way to hone my skills whilst discovering new styles and connecting with people from all over the world.

  11. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  12. A: I'm constantly working on many remote recording jobs, as well as composing/producing from my home studio for various projects and screen/videogame soundtracks. It's always a real pleasure working for all of my SoundBetter clients and helping them to realise their musical goals!

  13. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  14. A: Whilst I play saxes and EWI brass emulation, if you want the real deal with trumpet/trombone, Kelly O'Donohue is an excellent musician and recording artist. For Pop production, check out Aubrey Whitfield!

  15. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  16. A: Any specific sections to play over (min:sec) or across the whole track? Any reference tracks? These are always great, but by no means necessary

  17. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  18. A: ...that the client needs to know what they're looking for in a saxophone recording. It's fine if they do, but it's absolutely no problem at all for me to work out how the sax will best complement a track.

  19. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  20. A: To give their track the attention to detail it deserves, and provide my full commitment to deliver my best on every take!

  21. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  22. A: Delve into the demo material, read the reviews and description and work out who would be best for your track.

  23. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  24. A: Less is more.

  25. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  26. A: In any musical scenario, I strive to bring out the best of the music by complementing the artist's ideas. Sometimes it's just a soft, sustained note. Sometimes it's a crazy wailing solo. I use my ears to determine what will improve the overall aesthetic of the track.

  27. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  28. A: Over many years working as a remote session saxophonist, my clients have provided me with tracks ranging through Pop, Hip Hop, Rock, EDM, Funk, Jazz, Electronic, World, Metal, Folk, Classical, Blues and much more. I'm comfortable in all different genres and am always excited to work on new sounds!

  29. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  30. A: Listening to what the music needs.

  31. Q: What's your typical work process?

  32. A: I'll listen carefully to the song to get an idea of where it goes and how I could contribute to it. I make sure that I'm not just playing for the sake of playing! Then I'll do a variety of different takes, so the client has different ideas to work with (loud vs soft, long notes vs faster passages etc). If I have specific instructions, I'll make sure that there are takes where I do exactly as asked...then I'll also delve into my own interpretations to provide an extra perspective, should it be needed. Sometimes, the client leaves me to take the reins in which case I use my many years of online recording experience to create the best and most appropriate sound for their track.

  33. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  34. A: Being able to play music all the time, meeting and working with amazing people (whether face-to-face or online) and being part of the creative process. The feeling of having a finished product that was once just a few notes drifting around your head late at night is a hard one to beat.

  35. Q: How would you describe your style?

  36. A: I strive to be as versatile as possible, for the benefit of both myself and others. I'm originally classically trained and I've studied jazz at university too. But throughout my whole life, I've also loved the pop/rock idiom and all of its offshoots. These influences are all present in my playing. You'll have to get in touch to find out more!

loading
play_arrowpause
skip_previous
skip_next
Sax Reel - Hugo Lee

I was the Saxophonist in this production

Terms Of Service

I am flexible and easy to work with and will happily revise where necessary! Please credit me in your track and send over a link once finished. Any external contracts to be provided before job starts.

GenresSounds Like
  • David Sanborn
  • Kenny Garrett
  • Bobby Keys
Gear Highlights
  • Yanagisawa 992 Alto & W01 Tenor
  • Rode/AKG/Shure mics
  • Fender Tele & Jazz Bass
  • Akai EWI5000 Electronic Wind Instrument
  • Pro Tools
  • Focusrite Clarett
  • Macbook Pro
  • Yamaha HS8 monitors
  • Sennheiser Headphones. Reel backings 0:25/2:27/4:42 by fantommuzik
More Photos
More Samples
SoundBetter Deal

Discounts available for multiple tracks - please get in touch to discuss!