Paul Spaccavento

Saxophonist & Producer

Paul Spaccavento is a dynamic engaging saxophonist originally from Sydney Australia. You can catch him playing with House DJ’s exciting the screaming club crowds or mingling sax In hand with the socialites in the Lounge, Jazz and Wine bars.

Perhaps the most versatile saxophonist in Dubai Paul also plays flute, clarinet, piano and guitar as well as working in the studio with independent artists, bands and for corporate and commercial productions. He is a fully certified music consultant and events organizer providing fast, reliable and affordable solutions within the entertainment and hospitality industry.

Paul conducted his musical education at the University of New South Wales where he graduated with a Bachelor of Music specialising in Jazz Performance and Jazz Arranging. This included study with renowned Jazz artists James Morrison, Don Burrows, Bernie McGann, Alister Spence, Paul Cutlan, Sandy Evans and Bob Mintzer.

Paul also graduated from the University of New South Wales with a BA specialising in Philosophy and Cognitive Science, study that satisfied his interest in the links between brain science, psychology and music.

Since being resident in the UAE Paul has continued his event work, music production and performance regularly performing in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Lebanon, Bahrain, Oman, Broader Asia and Europe. As a soloist some recent performances to note include:

  • Secret Parties Brunches at Cafe Belge, Flair No. 5 & 3BK weekly 2021
  • BMW Middle East Showroom Showcase Events 2021
  • NOVA Dubai Official Opening & Regular Events 2021
  • Global Citizen Forum F1 Abu Dhabi 2019
  • LinkedIn Talent Awards 2019
  • MOTN Festival 2019 MainStage Performance
  • Dubai Mall Birkenstock Store Opening
  • Party in the Park 2018 with Jaye & Foe
  • International Tennis League Launch at GQ Bar with Special guests Novak Djokovic, Marin Cilic & Goran Ivanisevic
  • Icons Cup All-Star Golf Tournament with Special Guests including Oscar DeLa Hoya, Luis Figo, Robbie Fowler, George Gregan and Brian Lara amongst others
  • New Years Evening The Burj Al Arab on several occasions

Some venues where Paul has recently performed or held a regular contract include:

  • Blue Marlin Ibiza, Dubai
  • Jetty Lounge, One & Only Royal Mirage Hotel, Dubai
  • Coya, Four Seasons Hotel, Dubai
  • Novikov Restaurant Lounge
  • Versace Pallazzo Hotel, Culture Village, Dubai
  • Aramani Hotel, Burj Khalifa, Dubai
  • 360, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai
  • Cove Beach, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai
  • Toko Restaurant Lounge, Vida Hotel, Dubai
  • Al Mahara, Burj Al Arab, Dubai
  • Gq Bar, Mövepick Business Bay, Dubai
  • Armani Hotel, Burj Kalifa, Dubai
  • Jazz Pizza Express, Mövenpick Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai
  • Movida, Dubai
  • Media One Hotel, Dubai
  • Pearls & Cavier, Abu Dhabi
  • Shangri La Hotel, Abu Dhabi
  • The Rib Room & Agency Wine bar, Emirates Towers, Dubai
  • Bushido Restaurant and Lounge, Ritz Carlton Hotel, Bahrain
  • Muju Restaurant and Lounge, Dragon Hotel and Resort, Bahrain
  • The Al Maya Island Beach Parties With the Immaculate Touch Dj’s
  • Illiusion Club, Qatar

During Summer 2016 Paul toured Europe with the Croatian House Music Group Global Disco for over 3 months. During Winter You can find him performing every Friday & Saturday in Dubai at Jetty Lounge for some Sundowner grooves & Thursday & Friday evenings at Novikov Lounge for a some upbeat vibes.

As well as his performing Paul is the founder & CEO of Vento Entertainment an Events and Entertainment Agency that supplies Musicians, Bands, Dj’s and other entertainment ventures to leading hotels and corporations in the region. He continues to be an invaluable and reliable source of professional, sophisticated high quality musical entertainment.

Paul is ‘the cream of the crop In Dubai delivering interactive, animated and chic saxophone performance.’ He hopes to build a thriving music scene in the Middle East and contribute to a standard of professionalism and innovation in a region of growth and limitless musical opportunity. Paul’s flexible and dynamic approach makes him an asset in any musical circumstance while his professional articulate demeanour gives him the ability to produce results of the highest quality whilst always being a pleasure to deal with.