Xavier Saer Fact File
Musical Career Signed to Markon Records ..: www.markonrecords.co.za :.. Performed in Europe, the USA, South America and Africa Sings in 4 languages: Spanish, English, Italian and Portuguese Over 400 hours in Recording Studios recording, writing and co-producing First Album “Ser Así” (2002) Independent release – Peru Second Album “Saer” (2003) Independent release (South Africa & Peru) Sponsored by Guess Watches, Soviet Jeans, FAD Accessories, Select Havens Travel & Tours and @Auckland Event Management Third Album “Passport To Life” (2007) Creative Kingdom Records USA (Worldwide release) Sponsored by Xogo Xtraordinary Wear, Entertainer’s Secret Vocal Spray (USA), Foil Hair Design, One Big Room Studios, Select Havens Travel & Tours and Smashing Guitars
Fourth Album “Angels In The City” (2010) Universal Music Publishing Sponsored by Xogo Xtraordinary Wear, Strellson, Entertainer’s Secret Vocal Spray (USA), Shiam Studios, Select Havens Travel & Tours and Olympic Air. Fifth Album “Songs For Whoever You Are” (To be released 2013) Markon Records/Universal Music Publishing/Active Publishing (Worldwide release) Sponsored by 7Camicie, Select Havens Travels and Tours, Titan Lifestyle, ROK Armo Bands, Entertainer’s Secret Vocal Spray (USA) Song Catalogue: +1500 songs. Registered with SAMRO. Published by Universal Music and Active Music Publishing Songwriter for: Igoda (Short listed as the anthem FIFA Soccer World Cup 2010. Producer: SAMA winner Mauritz Lotz), SAMA nominated Best R&B artist S Davies (Producer Sipho Dlamini, Creative Kingdom Records), SAMA Best Pop Album nominee Jessika (Musketeer Records), SAMA Best Pop Album nominee Lindsay McGuire (Sting Music) and various upcoming artists like Marcel Caroto, Mareli duPlooy, Mariano, Dominique Burger, and Marion Leib.
Media Work Signed exclusively to Alushi Model & Celebrity Management ..: www.alushi.co.za :..
TV Ads South Africa & International 1994 JIK Bullfighter
1997 Edgar’s End of winter season 2000 SAA On-Board Video 2007 SABC 2 Continuity Ads 2008 Leading Actor Peroni (Ferrari Ad) 2009 Yellow Pages 2011 Ferrari Pasta (Italy, France and Germany) 2012 Millers Lite (USA) 2012 Garmin (Nigeria) 2013 Emperor’s Palace
TV Ads Peru 1996 Calzado Sparo Billboard campaign 1996 Cuzquena Beer
Print Ads South Africa 2003 Men’s Health “Man of the month” – September (Chosen by 5FM) 2006 1Life Insurance 2006 Nedbank Corporate 2008 Peroni National Vespa Campaign 2008 Vuka Scuta 2009 News Café Billboard Campaign 2009 KWV Sports Illustrated Editorial 2009 Signature Restaurant 2010 Southern Sun campaign 2010 Garmin Magazine Editorial 2011 Tsogo Southern Sun campaign 2011 MTN campaign 2011 Didata international campaign
2011 SAA Business Class campaign 2011 Multichoice campaign 2011 Reggie’s 2011 Clearwater Mall billboard campaign with Miss SA Nicole Flint 2011 Mercedes Benz editorial 2012 Didata 2012 7Camicie 2012 Fraser’s 2012 7Camicie 2012 Cobra Taps 2012 Nedbank 2013 Tsogo Sun, Montecasino 2013 Corporate Wear Catalogue 2013 Benjamin Woollens National and International Print Media coverage 2001 Gisela Magazine article (Peru) 2003 Sandton Chronicle feature 2003 and 2008 Options article 2007 Cleo Magazine July Centerfold 2007 Bachelor Magazine – Men of Music feature (USA) 2007 Complete Women Magazine (USA) 2007 People’s Magazine 2007 Sunday Times article 2008 Sandton Magazine Main Story 2009 Sandton Chronicle feature 2009 Cityvibe Interview 2009 Heels and Wheels Interview 2010 Cleo Magazine article 2010 Cleo Hottest Bachelor feature 2013 City Press, I Spy 2013 Fair Lady Magazine 2013 The Citizen 2013 Northcliff and Melville Times
Radio Airplay South Africa 5FM Highveld Stereo Kaya FM East Coast Radio Radio Lusito RSG Radio East Rand Radio Radio Horizon UCT Radio Bush Radio IFM Radio Radio Today Chai FM
Radio Airplay Peru Radio America Radio Romántica TV Shows South Africa ETV Morning Edition The Showbiz Report Channel O ETV Sunrise SABC Weekend Live Good morning Africa Star Gist Soweto TV – Lifestyle 101 TV Shows Peru & International Don Francisco Dia D Gisela Gana con Metro Chola Chabuca La Paisana Jacinta
Formal Education 1996 Bcomm. UNISA 1997 Bcomm. Hons. RAU/University of Johannesburg 2000 Contemporary Music - Vocal Course. Allenby Campus 2002 Photography. Toulouse Lautrec Institute 2006 Interior Design Diploma. Inscape
Music and Dance Education 1997-1998. Classical training with Davie Kuzein, South Africa (Opera) 2001-2002. Classical training with Rosalina Severino, Peru (Opera) 1998-1999. Flamenco with Lina Dolores Vega
Website .: www.xaviersaer.com :. Over 2 million hits Average of 25 000 hits per month (June-July 2011 – 100 000 hits)
Performances With band “Pearl” at various Johannesburg venues like Catch 21 and Thin Lizzy’s. “Encuentro” a Flamenco piece for the “Arte Vivo” show next to Lina Dolores Vega and Carlos at the Wits Theatre, Johannesburg. Beckham’s, Tenerife, Spain. Weekly shows from July to September 1999. Acoustic Café, Soho, London. Tuesday nights, October 1999. Weekly performances at Allenby Campus. Sang at Allenby’s Open day. Winter in Portugal Fashion show Main Artist. Miss Allenby Campus finals Main Artist, Johannesburg. Miss Allenby Campus East Rand finals Main Artist, Johannesburg. Images Fashion show, The Venue, Rivonia. Recorded and transmitted by Mnet. Weekly performances at Baggio’s restaurant, Johannesburg. Wrote and sang the South African National anthem in Spanish for Nedbank’s radio Ad campaign. Various fashion shows in Lima: Versace, Stockmodel launches, Aldo’s Jeans wear. “Gana con Metro” TV show, Channel 2. “Gisela” TV show, Channel 5. Charity Street show for over 10 000 people, Lima, Peru. Various sold out schools and universities in Lima, Peru. 3 Private functions for the Prince of Saudi Arabia at The Plantation Hotel, The Seychelles Calvin Klein’s Crave Launch, Campbell and Thiselton, Johannesburg. Main artist. Sold Out CD launch at “The Blues Room”, Johannesburg (Attendance record broken) Sang “Unbelievable” live on E-TVs “Morning Show”. Showcase at BMG records, Argentina. Concert at Lusito Land, Johannesburg. Showcase for Creative Kingdom USA, Monsoon Lagoon. Eurotribe party “Saer Live!” Monsoon Lagoon. Latin Party, Club Kilimanjaro, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg. Main artist. Baci Italy Fashion Show, Johannesburg. Main artist. Mr. Portugal, CDM, Johannesburg. Launch for Record Company: www.multracial.co.za, Pretoria. Main artist. Judge DJ competition hosted by Eurotribe productions at Sutra. Video “Lezozo” next to Zwai and Guffy. Works on “Chapter 126” with American R&B superstar Tyrese.
Heads line up in “Night of the stars” sponsored by Jack Daniels, Horror café. Launch of Creative Kingdom Records USA. Performs in both New York and Miami in places like The Bitter End and BMI. Performs with Loyiso at Loyiso Live, Cape Town. Adrenalin Phat Jam concert, Cape Town. 15 000 people. Vodacom Beach festival, Durban, 4 performances. Liquid nightclub, Durban. Garden Expo, Durban. Loyiso’s record launch, Monsoon Lagoon. Club Prive, Bedforview. Supports Blue Cantrell, Monsoon Lagoon. Loyiso Live! Support Act Loyiso support Act, Highveld Stereo concert, Inanda Opening of La Luna Lounge. Main artist Fundraiser, Collina del Sole. Main artist Kyle Music Annual Event Concert at Lusito Land, Johannesburg Duet with Adriana Mezzadri (Latin Grammy nominated Brazilian Artist) – Charity event S Davies Record launch – Duet at Moloko’s in Rosebank. Live DVD recording Arts Festival – Hosted by the Church of Scientology. Performs with Gift, Idols runner-up. Concert at Linder Auditorium featuring Ginni (UK) and The Lemmings. Fundraiser – St. Cluny, Kyalami. Main artist. Xogo and Christian Dior Fashion show at The Palms Nightclub, Sandton. Moet & Chandon “Petit” Party, Moloko Nightclub, Rosebank. Main artist. Tanz Café with 5X Premiere of movie “Volver” with Penelope Cruz, Cinema Nouveau, Rosebank. “Carnaval de Brazil”, Rodizio’s, Fourways. Johannesburg Art Festival, Church of Scientology, Johannesburg Miss South Africa Gala, sponsored by Land Rover Lusito Land Festival Saer Live, Tanzanight Nightclub The Big Regal Chill with 5X Catwalk Ladies’ Night with 5FM’s Elana Afrika Catwalk Ladies’with Isidingo’s Emmanuel Castis. Leading Man “Peroni” SA Fashion Week Weekly Saturday slot at Latinova Nightclub, Johannesburg (6 Months residency) Jameson Party “La Familia’, Latinova “Angels In the City” Record launch, The Blues Room. Sandton Rotary Club Annual Gala, Bryanston Country Club Art Exhibition, The Tramshed. Food & Home Magazine, Old El Paso function
Heritage Cultural Event, Turffontein Race Course Blues Room: Xavier Saer Live! Sunette Bridges Record Launch – Emperor’s Palace, Lead male singer Xavier Saer Live! At Tanz Café Arik Air South African Launch Xogo Annual Summer fashion Show, The Venue, Melrose Arch Sold Out show, Cocodrilo Verde, Lima, Peru Burn Foundation benefit concert, The Rustic Theatre, Kyalami Miss Italia 2010 Pageant, The Lyric Theatre Cuban Art Exhibition, Johannesburg Art Gallery Cansa Event with Edith Venter, Sandton Sun Hotel Fundraiser, Glenoaks School Opening of the Wetherly’s Flagship store, Bryanston Cansa Year End Benefit concert with Electromuse Clearwater Mall Opening MC - Mamelodi Peroni Fashion show MC - Soweto Peroni Fashion show MC - Menlyn Piazza Peroni Fashion show Amway Business Centre show MC - Melrose Arch Peroni Fashion show MC - The Firs Rosebank Peroni Fashion show Amway Business centre “A taste of Italy” Beeld’s Bachelor and Bachelorette of the Year 2011 H8ta End of the year party, Centurion MC - Cansa Relay, Pretoria MC – Old El Paso “Cinco de Mayo” MC – Markets of the World function MC – Markets of the World Fashion Show Live performance at Hush nightclub with Salsa on the Rocks Live at the Twitter Blanket Drive – Fire and Ice Hotel, Melrose Arch MC – FNB Hogan Technology function Private Mexican Function “Bleeding Heart” Book Launch with Salsa On The Rocks Salsa On The Rocks Live at Festa Portuguesa Xavier Live! In Lima, Peru Salsa On The Rocks at La Vida Bella Salsa On The Rocks Live at the Coca Cola Dome MC – Mr and Miss Cansa for Life MC – Cansa for Life Relay
Writing Career Published author of “Bleeding Heart (A Timeless fable About Living Life With Passion)” Published by Heart Space Publications (Australia)