Lewis McCallum is one of New Zealand’s most exciting and innovative musicians. Lewis brings his deep knowledge of jazz to the stage and fuses it with modern forms of dance and beats culture to present a truly unique sound. Lewis offers a great mix of DJ + Live music with his Sax as part of his dance floor service.
At a young age he was awarded Best Saxophonist & Best Young Jazz Musician at New Zealand’s National Jazz Festival, and has now gone on to play with some of the biggest names in music: Ray Charles, Manhattan Transfer, Peter Urlich, Hollie Smith, Opensouls, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Batucada Sound Machine, Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra and recently toured China with Elaine Paige.
Lewis is also a well established producer, having created two albums of his own original music: Wake (2007) and Syntheology (2010) which was released in Japan on the label Wonderful Noise. Both albums feature NZ’s premiere vocalists; Mara TK, Francis Kora, Esther Stephens, Tama Waipara, Cherie Mathieson, Deva Mahal.
Favourite Dancefloor Hits
Avicii – Levels
Azelia Banks – 212
Abba – Mamma Mia
A-Ha – Take On Me
Amy Winehouse – Valerie
Beyonce – Crazy in Love
Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feeling
Bruno Mars – 24k Magic
Eurythmics – Sweet Dreams
Amazing experience at our wedding! Lewis McCallum is incredible. It was better than I expected and it gave my groom such a surprise when he belted out Natural by LAB on the sax. I couldn’t recommend Jan and his team enough. Our special day was perfect!!
Mangawhai Wedding, Private Residence