Nigel McGill

As a saxophonist, contemporary smooth jazz artist and musical director Nigel's diverse career has seen him perform with symphony orchestras, conduct shows on the worlds greatest stages in London's West End Theatres, lead award winning big bands for tours around Europe, and perform thousands of  shows around the world.


Nigel’s saxophone can also be heard on movies and many television shows including the hit USA series “24” and "Bones".


As a musical director Nigel has conducted tours throughout the UK and Europe including performances at London's famous Palladium theatre. And for more than a decade Nigel has managed the orchestra for the award winning production "Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas" for performances in London's West End and throughout the UK, Europe and the USA.


in 2013 Nigel launched his new contemporary jazz project featuring some of the best players in the UK.  His contemporary smooth jazz saxophone playing has been described as a blend of Kirk Whalum and David Sanborn and captures the spirit of the American contemporary jazz scene.


Nigel is the founder of the hugely successful online Sax School at which has helped thousands of sax players to improve their skills.  Sax School is now proud to have members in more than 70 countries worldwide from the UK to the USA and even China!


Although originally from Cairns in the far north of Australia, Nigel, his wife Emma and two sons are now based in England.






Dave Guardala black nickel gold brass tenor

Theo Wanne Ambika 8 hard rubber mouthpiece



Yamaha YAS62 (the original from the 80s!)

Theo Wanne Gaia mouthpiece



Selmer MKVI low Bb

Yanagisawa metal 9 mouthpiece


AKAI EWI 4000s



Selmer 10s

Eddie Daniels 2 mouthpiece



Yamaha YFL 461 II



Sound Reflector



Nigel proudly plays Theo Wanne saxophone mouthpieces










Nigel's sax and woodwind playing has been featured on TV and film soundtracks, West End show tracks and numerous album projects.


Got a project that needs some awesome saxophone on it? Get in touch.










For bookings and information:


UK:  07810 885 633

International : +44 7810 885 633