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Stuart Brignell is a record producer and saxophone player based in Toronto, Canada.

On saxophone, has been influenced by the music of Charlie Parker, John Coltrane and Grover Washington Jr. since he first picked up the horn at age 12. As a producer, the music of Quincy Jones, Jay Dilla, Terrace Martin, DJ Premier and Kaytranada have influenced and inspired his productions endlessly.

His debut instrumental mixtape “Soul Stu : The Lofi Tapes Vol. 1” is available now on all streaming platforms!

International praise for his debut single,  “Grey Skies” …

New Golden Era Hip Hop

Berlin On Air

Stuart has had the privilege of studying with Canadian saxophone masters such as Pat LaBarbera, Kirk MacDonald, Nick Morgan and Mark Promane. He has performed alongside Dank of Frank-n-Dank (J DILLA, COMMON ETC). He commonly plays with and shares the stage with some of the best musicians in Canada, including Quincy Bullen, Ewen Farncombe, O’Niel Benjamin, Rudy Ray, Aaron Spink, Sean Clarey, and Worrell McFarlane to name a few. He has toured and performed across Europe as well as the UK and United States with Jazz outfit ART the Band .

Stuart has a growing foothold in the London (UK) music scene as well. Having gigged and shared the stage with the likes of Tom Driesler (Yussef Dayes, Kamaal Williams, Adele), David Mrakpor (Bluelab Beats), Xtrordinary Junior (Stormzy, Mansur Brown) and Terry Smiles among others.

Stuart’s collaborations with THEHONESTGUY are up for Juno nominations for the year of 2023, for the “How To Make Love” EP from 2022. Stuart contributed production and woodwind arrangements on the song “Baby Mother” from this album

Video lessons for saxophone available through Patreon! Subscribe to receive weekly lesson videos and tailored progress updates from Stuart, to help push your playing to the next level https://www.patreon.com/stuartbrignell

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Recent Works

Recent Production Credits

Eventually Land (Interlude)Savannah Taylor

TriumphantAriel Sim

Saxophone Features

Baby MotherTHEHONESTGUY

Back 2 Life” – Cassa

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Live from Instagram

Been inspired by the whole album but particularly this track “Motherland Journey” from @bluelab_beats ! If u havent peeped this joint i highly suggest you do! This is what I’ve been hearin on it… enjoy ! 🇬🇧🎷🎧🌍

#jazz #afrobeat #afrobeats #afrosax #ghana #felakuti #lagos #nigeria #london #londonjazz #ukjazz #beats #music #reels #instareels #musicreels #sax #saxsolo #saxofon #saxophonist #saxophoneplayer #altosax #instrumental #musicians #improvised #speak #miles #milesdavis #foryou
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2 SHOTS OF LIQUOR

Maaaan @arilennox and @babyface did their THINGGG on this track! Had to cover it you know!! 🎷🎧🎙🤞🏻

Gonna put the full versh on youtube soon, link in bio

#sax #saxophone #cover #saxcover #saxophonecover #soulsax #soulmusic #rnb #livemusic #vintage #saxo #vintagesaxo #reels #musicreels #musician #instamusic #jazzlovers #soullovers #explore #explorepage #foryou #toronto #uk #la #chicago
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Heyo this @cookinsoul track is too slammin to not try my thing on!! What lofi soul beats should i play over next? Let me know!! 🎷🎛🎧🎙

Full vid up on my YouTube channel by the evening, link in bio for that

#saxophone #saxophoneplayer #altosax #jazzsaxophone #pianosample #piano #cookinsoul #lofi #lofihiphop #jdilla #soulmusic #soulsax #instrumental #hiphoplovers #vintage #jazzlovers #beats #musician #musicians #reel #reels #musicreels #saxophonesolo #saxophonelife #saxophoneworld #saxophonelessons #saxofon #saxophoneindonesia
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Wanted to wish you all a merry Christmas ! Enjoy my rendition of this classic tune and stay safe out there!
🎄❄️🔥
#christmas #christmasmusic #christmasjazz #soulchristmas #jazzflute #instrumental #festive #musiciansofinstagram #christmastunes #merrychristmas #whitechristmas #instamusic #foryou #explore #christmasgram
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Had to try a thing on this track!! Coastin’ by @victoriamonet suuuch a vibe and good fit for the sax 🎷👌🏻🧞 what should i cover next?

#reels #musicreels #coastin #westcoast #cali #la #foryoupage #explorepage #musician #instrumental #rnb #soul #soulmusic #sax #saxophone #saxplayer #saxcover #saxofon #saxophonista #saxreels #coffeemusic #pickupmusic #musiclovers #retro #vintage
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Gonna post a bunch of hook covers like this but on sax. Hit me in the comments with ideas for more hip hop hooks i should cover!

#sax #saxophone #saxplayers #hook #saxhooks #hiphop #hiphopmusic #instrumental #musician #nipseyhussle #roddyricch #hitboy #musiclovers #hiphoplovers #losangeles #toronto #pickupmusic #coffeemusic #reels #foryou #explorepage #musicreels @coffeemusic01 @pickupmusic @hitboy
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Excited to hit once again at @mrsrobinson_to with my band this sunday aug 21! 5:30 pm down beat

FEATURING
@drummerboy0010 🥁
@imcalebklager 🎸
@quincybullen 🎹

Playing strictly 90s rnb, hip hop and neo soul renditions. Pull up for a cheeky evening cocktail and dope tunes!

This clip from last month featuring
@megzgriffith 🎹
@imcalebklager
@drummerboy0010
@vincentisvince

#livemusicians #liveperformance #livemusic #torontomusic #showsthisweek #instrumental #neosoulkeys #neosoulmusic #90sRnB #jdilla #saxophonists #saxplayer🎷 #saxofon #bossanova #brasil #yyzculture #yyz #jazz #jazzlovers #bam
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Classy vibes a few wednesdays ago at Scotia Plaza in Toronto hitting with the @quincybullen 🎹 group @therealwheresbaiano 🪘 @etriclyons 🎸 catch us there again this wednesday 11am - 3pm 🤘

"A Night In Tunisia" - Dizzy Gillespie + Charlie Parker

#liveperformance #livemusicians #jazz #jazzintoronto #bam #lounge #smoothjazzmusic #saxophone #sax #saxophonist #saxofon #saxophonista #yyz #musiclovers #instrumental #bebop #pickupjazz #instrumentalmusic #instrumental #talentedmusicians entedmusicians
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Had to whip out the sax on this one! Dirty mix by @sovndcvrator
From a Fete in toronto last saturday
#music #party #afroparty #afrobeats #afrohouse #afrosax #saxophone #saxofon #alto #altosax #dance #francais #toronto #canada
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Forgot how sweet this melody is, especially in a 🏰 🥲 "Versace on The Floor" - @brunomars

📸 @walthersebold

#music #reels #musicreels #cover #popcover #saxcover #brunomars #80s #smoothjazz #rnb #ballad #ballads #rnbballads #saxballads #europe #castle #germany #sax #saxplayer #alto #altosax #saxophoneplayer #saxo #vintage #retro #nature #travel #explore #explorepage
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stuartbrignell@gmail.com

(647)898-1033

 

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