Abbey Artico

saxophonist  |  saxophone player  |  sax player 

 About Abbey

Abbey Artico is a well-known and highly respected female saxophonist with over 30 years of professional experience.

She has performed in countless theatre shows; toured with celebrity artists; been the featured soloist for several orchestras; played with many rock and pop bands and jazz bands; and has been Musical Director for several musical shows

Abbey is in high demand for corporate events, dinner functions and cocktail parties

.  Musical Director for Richard Loring for 4 years

.  Saxophonist and keyboardist for PJ Powers including tours in Uganda, Zimbabwe, Zambia and SA
.  Musical Director and Arranger for an album for Tove Kane of Jacaranda Fm
.  Vocal & Saxophone coach for the hit show African Footprint
.  Musical Director for:
                        Girl Talk 2000 
                        Goodbye Yellow Brick Road 
                        The Best of Girl Talk
                        The Young Ones
                        Sisters in Song
.  Band leader aboard the Symphony Cruise-Liner
.  Performances in more than 20 musical theatre productions including :
                        The Rocky Horror Show
                        Roll Over Beethoven
                        Girl Talk Nite Out
                        Sixty Something
                        Feeling Groovy Too
                        Bits & Pieces (with PJ Powers)
                        Little Sister Unplugged
                        Songs from the Med (with Harry Sideropoulos)
.  Producer and Musical Arranger for a BMG Africa album for Little Sister’s Debbi Lonmon
.  Co-producer and co-director for "Can You Feel It" and "Off the Record"
.  Dozens of performances with Little Sister 
.  Performances with the band Cinema
.  Featured soloist for the KZNPO Starlight Opera
.  Soloist for The National Philharmonic
.  Soloist for The National Symphony Orchestra
.  Performed with numerous jazz bands, including performances with Bruce Cassidy; John Davies and Denzel Weale
.  Performances in more than 300 corporate events with her all girl band “SHE Band”
.  Solo saxophonist at hundreds of corporate events and functions as a solo sax player