Jazz Bands for hire in Clwyd

Hire the perfect jazz band in Clwyd for your wedding, party or event. Our jazz bands cover everything from classic jazz trios with piano, double bass and singer, to vintage styles like postmodern jukebox or gypsy jazz. Hiring a band is the perfect way to add that 'something special' to any event! Browse our collection of our 360 best jazz bands in Clwyd!

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Hire Billy Thompson Gypsy Style Jazz band with Encore
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From£1200
Jazz bandBala

As happy performing at large music festivals as we are playing for small private functions...

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Hire Ruby & The Dukes Jazz band with Encore
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From£900
Jazz bandLondon

Ruby and the Dukes: A Vintage 1950's R&B, RocknRoll, Blues, Rockabilly, and Retro Swing Band!

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Hire Nouveau Lounge Jazz band with Encore
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£2625 - £4175
Jazz bandKent

Nouveau Lounge are a UK band who perform their own arrangements of modern pop songs played in a Vintage Style.

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Hire Swing Train 42 Jazz band with Encore
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£340 - £850
Jazz bandLondon

Gypsy swing jazz trio that covers classic Django tunes and jazz standards with the unlikely instrumentation of mandolin and guitar.

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Hire The Prohibition Pop Band Jazz band with Encore
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From£1280
Jazz bandLiverpool

The Prohibition Pop Band are a fantastic 8 piece collective that specialise in playing all your favourite tunes with a cool vintage twist!

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Hire Strong Medicine Jazz band with Encore
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From£600
Jazz bandWirral

We are a quirky swing/jazz/blues trio from Wirral. All of us have been career musicians all our life and we love what we do

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Hire The Billy Thompson Duo/Trio Jazz band with Encore
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From£650
Jazz bandBala

When a more low key or mellow sound is required, Billy very much enjoys playing in a duo or trio setting with guitarists and pianists.

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Hire The A Sides Jazz band with Encore
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£1000 - £1500
Jazz bandChester

The A Sides' are an exciting quintet featuring Vocals, Trumpet, Piano, Double Bass & Drums playing Jazz & Blues and modern day hits!

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Hire Neon Blue Jazz band with Encore
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£625 - £1625
Jazz bandBath

Add some toe-tapping, swinging sophistication to your drinks reception, or a warm background atmosphere to your dinner.

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Hire Swing Kings Jazz band with Encore
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£350 - £1125
Jazz bandLiverpool

An ultra-hip, swinging band from the buzzing North West jazz scene! Creating a unique new twist on jazz standards and modern classics!

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Hire The Pendulum Quartet Jazz band with Encore
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Jazz bandLondon

Real jazz and swing - The Great American Songbook performed by some of London's top jazz musicians.

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Hire LDN Riviera Jazz band with Encore
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£850 - £1500
Jazz bandLondon

We are proud to present LDN Riviera! A high calibre socially-distanced entertainment option for all those continuing with their 2020 events.

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Hire Blue Euphony Jazz band with Encore
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£800 - £2000
Jazz bandLondon

A truly unique and wonderfully musical experience that is equally suited to smaller events as the big stage

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Hire Victoria & The Foxes Jazz band with Encore
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£1250 - £3750
Jazz bandLondon

#1 International Jazz, Soul, Funk, and Party band in London. We bring sass, style and soul to any event!

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Hire Chester Big Band Jazz band with Encore
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£200 - £400
Jazz bandChester

Chester’s No.1 Big Band! Expect the perfect combo of swing, pop, funk & soul. Wow your guests with a night to remember!

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Hire The Mulberries Jazz band with Encore
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£1237.50 - £2312.50
Jazz bandReading

A vibrant jazz outfit comprised of some of the finest, distinguished professional musicians. Range of line ups to choose from.

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Hire The Acoustics Jazz band with Encore
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£200 - £1200
Jazz bandLiverpool

Upbeat piano and guitar duet available for private parties, weddings and corporate events

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Hire Trudgeon's Trad Jazz Troubadours  Jazz band with Encore
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£1500 - £3500
Jazz bandBristol

New Orleans Jazz, Early Swing and Traditional Jazz from the 1920s to 40s. Bringing the sounds of the good old days back..

FAQs about hiring Jazz Bands in Clwyd

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What instruments are in a jazz band?

A jazz band typically comprises a piano, brass instruments like trumpets and trombones, and woodwinds such as saxophones and clarinets, providing melodic richness. The rhythm section includes drums, double bass or electric bass, and occasionally a guitar, offering dynamic beats and anchoring harmonies. These instruments collaborate to create the genre's distinctive sound. In larger jazz ensembles, vibraphones, flutes, and percussion instruments might be added for complexity. Jazz's flexibility allows various instrument combinations, but the core elements of brass, woodwinds, and rhythm instruments are fundamental, enabling the genre's improvisational and expressive qualities.

How long can a jazz band play for?

Jazz band sets are typically 45-50 minutes long, with a 10-15 minute break between sets; a whole performance is often 2 hours long. The brief interval between sets allows them to gather their breath, re-tune and ultimately keep the music going for longer.

What do jazz musicians wear?

Traditional jazz bands typically dress to match the style of the music, with ladies wearing cocktail dresses or gowns and men wearing fine suits/tuxes.

What equipment do I need to provide?

The band will require a sufficient number of electrical connectors to connect all of the amplification equipment: three or four sockets should suffice. They can also require chairs without arms. Most live jazz bands will bring their own amplification, but if your location is often used for live music, they may be permitted to use the venue's existing PA system.

How much space does a jazz band need?

Jazz bands come in a variety of sizes, therefore the amount of space required will depend on the number of musicians performing. A general rule of thumb: - 1.5m x 1.5m x 1.5m for each musician - 2m × 2m for the drummer/pianist - 3m x 3m for a trio - 6m x 4m band for a 7-piece band More space is usually better than less, so talk to your venue about your space needs; they should be able to help you make sure your band is well-provided for on this front. The band will also give you an accurate estimate of how much space they'll want, taking into account equipment (whether they're utilising a PA system or lights).

How long does setup and sound check take?

A quartet takes roughly an hour, while a 7+ piece band takes about 90 minutes. This will allow them to load in their gear, warm up, and sound-check.

Are jazz bands good for christmas parties?

Jazz bands can be excellent for Christmas parties. Jazz music's festive, lively tunes create a sophisticated and enjoyable atmosphere, fitting both formal gatherings and casual celebrations. The versatile nature of jazz allows bands to adapt to a wide range of styles, ensuring a diverse playlist that caters to different tastes. With its timeless appeal and ability to set a jolly mood, a jazz band can enhance the holiday spirit, making it a popular choice for Christmas corporate events. Explore Encore's curated collection of Christmas jazz bands for hire today to find the best band for your Christmas party.

Are jazz bands appropriate for weddings?

Jazz bands are an increasingly popular choice for weddings, especially receptions. In 2023, 1 in 20 wedding receptions booking a wedding jazz band with us. Their versatile repertoire caters to various moments, from romantic ballads during the ceremony to lively tunes for dancing. Jazz offers a sophisticated ambience, enhancing the event's elegance.

Hiring a Jazz Band in Clwyd

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Popular genres:
Jazz, Pop, Folk
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Busiest times:
June, July, September

How much does it cost to hire a Jazz Band in Clwyd?

The typical price per group member for Jazz Bands is:
£Budget£220
££Pro£330
£££High-end£400+

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Recent reviews of our Jazz Bands in Clwyd

“The four musicians who played for my husband’s birthday party were absolutely superb! They were friendly and accommodating and helped make the evening a really special occasion. Many of the guests have commented on how much they enjoyed the music. Many thanks to them. ”

6 October 2023
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Lydia hired Swing Kings for a Private event (available in Clwyd)

“They were marvellous and in our mixed age group event their playlist went down well with everyone. Looked and sounded great.”

19 August 2023
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Martyn hired Swing Kings for a Private event (available in Clwyd)

“We had a lovely evening. Everyone said how good they are. Would highly recommend ”

21 July 2023
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Dee hired Swing Kings for a Private event (available in Clwyd)

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