Saxophonist for Chaka Khan, Grammy Award-winning drummer Antonio Sanchez, jazz/fusion guitarist Mike Stern, Matthew Morrison, Jakob Dylan, J3PO and many others. Graduate of the The Juilliard School (B.M. Jazz Studies, 2014) Experienced EWI performer and programmer using analog synthesizers (Sequential, Oberheim, etc.)
World-class saxophonist, Electronic Wind Instrumentalist (EWI), and recording artist.
Graduate of The Juilliard School (class of 2014, B.M. Jazz Studies)
Has toured/recorded/performed professionally with pop/rock artists Chaka Khan, Matthew Morrison, Jakob Dylan, Diana DeGarmo and Chloe Agnew and jazz and fusion artists including Grammy Award-winner Antonio Sanchez, Diana Krall, Mike Stern, Antonio Farao, Dennis Chambers, J3PO and many others.
Available to record solos, fills or parts. Extensive recording experience as both a commercial recording artist and a producer of three solo albums.
Any genre, any style, any song.
Harmonically-complex saxophone sound with extended upper partials recorded to exacting standards. Current recording setup of choice includes vintage C-414 B-ULS --> RND 5017 --> Prism Orpheus AD converter/interface. Other microphone or preamp possibilities available upon request.
Highly-experienced EWI performer and programmer for analog synthesizers (Sequential, Oberheim, etc). Professionally endorses endorses for DSI/Sequential.
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14 Reviews - 4 Repeat ClientsEndorse Chase Baird
Technique, improve and tone. Chase has always done justice to my music and he has found the perfect solo every time - all I had to do was take the chains off.
I wish there was a higher review I could give than 5 stars. Chase followed my very detailed notes to the letter, yet somehow played with a freedom and energy that totally belies he was given any boundaries. Perfection the very first time. I have used Chase 5 or 6 times now and have as of yet never needed to ask for a revision.
I am totally blown away! Chase put a whammy on my song! Beautiful sax tone and a man of his word. He added the right feel that complemented my music very nicely.
Getting the files from Chase I felt like buying an early Picasso painting before this one got very famous and priceless. Incredible beautiful!
Another perfect delivery from Chase. We've done several tracks now and Chase always nails my request and direction; but also offers some extra sauce I couldn't even know how to ask for!
Chase did another stellar job on what I'm told by others, is a rhythm monster tune. His ability to play over the bar with super imposed phrases, and keep the melody fun and interesting are reasons why I keep coming back again and again. Another HUGE reason - his tone is so mature. Chase takes songs and lifts them up.
Chase is amazing. The only problem I had was deciding the best of so many great takes. Hire Chase..... NOW!
Another stellar job! gave me much more than was even promised and the end result is excellent. Total PRO!
Better than I even expected! And I expected it to be great. Superb work and even more than I asked for.
Knowing that Chase is a world class saxophon player I wanted him to play the main melody of my new song which should be on air in July. He finally delivered eight versions of that melody all played in a different style but every time perfectly beautiful. He also did send me two files where he improvises over the backing track and they are so brilliant I got a headache thinking I probably have to leave them out. I am sure Chase Baird is a musician the world will hear from in the future.
I hired Chase to play a short solo on a soul song and he did an incredible job. He has amazing jazz and soul chops, gets a perfect recorded sound and the turnaround time was very fast.
Chase is an outstanding musician and so talented, I can't imagine anyone doing it better.
Chase is one of the highest caliber musicians I’ve had the pleasure of working with. He is a master craftsman with jazz chops that’ll leave you stunned and taste that’ll bring any pop tune to the next level. I absolutely love what he delivered on my clients track, he’ll be my first call for saxophone from now on!
Chase is an amazing musician! He’s one of the best sax player I’ve ever met and worked with.
I wanted him in two songs of my new album and he recorded two killer solos.
He also plays the Ewi like no other, with his awesome super sound programmed by him.
I highly recommend Chase for all kind of music production.
I had a fantastic experience! Hope to work again with him soon.