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What people say about
Sax Among Friends.


Andrea Davison, Marketing Director, Cherry Lane Shopping Centre, Penticton, BC

“We hired Sax Among Friends for our 2014 Christmas Season, and were thrilled with their performance. Extremely professional, talented and VERY entertaining. Our shoppers were delighted! We will definitely have Sax Among Friends back again!”

Deb Lougheed, Life Enrichment Manager, The Concorde Assisted Living, Penticiton, BC

"It was an absolute pleasure having you and your group entertain our residents last Friday. Yanti has an amazing voice and was appreciated by all! I received many great comments…you were well received: “Your stories and music brought back many fond memories of years gone by”; “They were the best entertainment you’ve ever had here!”.
I will most definitely have Sax Among Friends back to entertain our residents.


Mike Lang, General Manager, Lang Vineyards, Naramata, BC

"Sax Among Friends is a delightful band! Their melodic music is perfect for any occasion or event. Their great personalities and ability to interact with guests is exactly what we were looking for. We look forward to having them back again soon!"


Julius Bloomfield, Proprietor/Manager, Naramata Heritage Inn, Naramata, BC

"Sax Among Friends is a trio that combines humour with jazz classics. They interact with the crowd to make an intimate evening of music that is ideal for a dining crowd or restaurant. We have had many sell out nights at the Naramata Heritage Inn with Sax Among Friends."


Amanda Hill, Thornebridge Gardens, New Westminster, BC

“Our residents have enjoyed the music of Sax Among Friends many times, each performance is different. The stories, the music and interactions with the residents make it enjoyable for all. We have also worked with Don and the group to do special themes and they are always accommodating. The music is what connects people to a happy time and place, brings back memories and peaceful feelings, Sax Among Friends understands this and works hard to make connections with the seniors each time they visit.”


Lisa Waterman, Recreation Manager, Cedar Springs Retirement Residence, N. Vancouver, BC

"I have been hiring Don for my senior’s residences for approximately 5 years now and would highly recommend him. His interactive style thoroughly engages the audience and the seniors really respond to this. He tells background stories appropriate to each of his shows and has a very good sense of humour and rapport with the audience. The band sounds great too and they do a variety of shows to fit any occasion. I would be happy to answer any questions that you might have about this group and would willingly provide an excellent reference."


Wendy Blefare, Recreation Director, The Maple Residences, Richmond, BC

"I've been booking this wonderful band now for a few years and they never disappoint! Great Seasonal Themes available to work with theme parties as well as other occasions. Wonderful interaction, story telling & music, would highly recommend!"


Susan Philcox, Director of Recreation, Hollyburn House, West Vancouver, BC

"Sax Among Friends has a catchy name that people notice and like. The musical instruments include a sax, bass fiddle, and electric guitar which is a good combination and blend well together. The easy listening music is varied, engaging and executed beautifully. Don likes to describe the musical selections with a little history or a story about the piece which helps to keep our seniors interested. Sax Among Friends is a group I would recommend for any occasion."


Jill Stobbart, Activities and Volunteer Coordinator, Sunrise Senior Living, Vancouver, BC

"A fantastic group for an evening dinner program. This group also provides an enjoyable program filled with old songs, stories, laughter and interactions with residents. We have had Sax Among Friends each month and residents and staff love their music. A very talented and classy musical group. We are going to miss them so much.”


Carrie Hilko, Wellness & Vitality Coordinator, Amica at West Vancouver

“We have had Sax Among Friends here many times, every time they come the residents are thrilled! Our residents think Sax Among Friends are fantastic musicians and lovely people.”


Jacquilyn Loh, The Good Samaritan Society, Victoria Heights Assisted Living

“Don Wade and his group are amazing. They bring cheer and delight to our residents. From start to end, the music and smiles will put a smile on your face, get your feet tapping and hands clapping…a truly talented musical group!”


A note received from the daughter of a resident at Sunrise Senior Living, Vancouver, BC

“Dear Don, A note of thanks to you and your band mates for many hours of delightful entertainment. You are my mom’s favourite musicians at Sunrise. She enjoys your lovely arrangements of favourite tunes and your many delightful stories.”



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