Jazz Bands available to hire in County Armagh

Hire the perfect jazz band in County Armagh 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 128 best jazz bands in County Armagh! All are available in County Armagh.

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Hire Swing Kings Jazz band with Encore
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£375 - £1375
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 Smoke and Honey Jazz Jazz band with Encore
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£650 - £2000
Jazz bandManchester

Sophisticated jazz and blues ensemble based in the North-West.

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Hire The Jazz Apples Jazz band with Encore
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£500 - £2100
Jazz bandBirmingham

The UK's coolest, smoothest Jazz act. We've played 400+ events for the UK's top companies and venues, including as BBC 1's Xmas house band.

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Hire Honey Bee Jazz Jazz band with Encore
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£550 - £2300
Jazz bandManchester

Honey Bee Jazz are the UK's premier choice for jazz arrangements of popular songs, available for any occasion. 3 Lineups Available!

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Hire Ben Martin Jazz  Jazz band with Encore
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£500 - £1000
Jazz bandNottingham

High quality jazz for any occasion. From solo saxophone to a full band with vocals. Slick, swinging jazz to delight your guests.

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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 Moondust Jazz Band Jazz band with Encore
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£500 - £1250
Jazz bandBirmingham

Mooniest Jazz Band features some of the best jazz musicians in the UK. Guaranteed to create the perfect atmosphere for your event!

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Hire Tri Tones Jazz Jazz band with Encore
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£495 - £1345
Jazz bandDerby

Brilliant jazz music, ideal for weddings, parties, functions and events, playing standards and classic jazz you and your guests will love.

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Hire The Debonairs Jazz band with Encore
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£600 - £1400
Jazz bandBirmingham

From sophisticated standards to swinging Sinatra, this versatile jazz combo has a wealth of experience for all types of occasions

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Hire Marianne McGregor duo / trio / full band Jazz band with Encore
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£350 - £700
Jazz bandGlasgow

'Best Vocalist' - Scottish Jazz Awards 2021 - with superb accompanist / trio or full band.

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Hire MPR Jazz Ensemble Jazz band with Encore
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£500 - £1250
Jazz bandSheffield

The MPR Jazz Ensemble has a wealth of experience playing at high profile events across the country.

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Hire Dinner Jazz Duo Jazz band with Encore
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£325 - £1000
Jazz bandManchester

High quality piano and double bass jazz duo for any occasion! Playing well known jazz classics!

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Hire Might As Well Be Swing Jazz band with Encore
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£1500 - £2000
Jazz bandLeeds

Sophisticated jazz and iconic pop hits with a vintage twist.

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Hire The Three Bears Jazz band with Encore
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£500 - £850
Jazz bandStoke-on-Trent

World renowned piano based trio. Also available with Saxophone, Trumpet, and Guitar.

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Hire The Society Trio Jazz band with Encore
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£650 - £1400
Jazz bandNewcastle upon Tyne

The Society Trio is a brilliant and unique jazz trio performing pop, blues, standards, rock, and soul tunes with vocals, trombone and keys!

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Hire The Old World News  Jazz band with Encore
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£500 - £2200
Jazz bandGlasgow

The Old World News are a vintage style swing band based in Glasgow. We play songs you know in a lively 1940's jazz style!

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Hire What's New?! Jazz band with Encore
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£500 - £2250
Jazz bandCardiff

What's New?! A vibrant young Jazz band providing for all your swing needs! 8 Piece customisable band for all occasions to give that spark!

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Hire Ray Butcher Band Jazz band with Encore
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Jazz bandNewcastle

Ray Butcher's band is a listenable contemporary jazz ensemble that has appeared on prime time TV on shows like The Morgana show and VIP

Latest reviews of our Jazz Bands in County Armagh

Moondust Jazz Band
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"Moondust played at a birthday function at the American Museum, Bath to a diverse audience of 50 plus people of all ages. They provided the musical backdrop for an evening that lasted some six hours. Their material was technically sophisticated, energetic and covered a wide range of jazz standards and styles. Faultlessly supportive double bass, expressive sax and efficiently driving electric guitar. They were tight, melodic and lively. Perfect. The audience were preoccupied with what was a busy intercontinental family and friends reunion and at times may have seemed to the musicians to take the quality of the music for granted. Nonetheless that did not stop Moondust in any way from giving of their best. They provided a consistently atmospheric performance that did not flag for a minute. They added energy and style to the occasion without conflicting in any way with the often loud audience ambiance. Recommended. David W."

Lydia hired Moondust Jazz Band for a Private event (available in County Armagh)

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Ben Martin Jazz
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"OMG Thank you guys for making our wedding day so special, everyone just loved you including myself and my new husband, the atmosphere you was second to none. If you are thinking of hiring a Jazz Band for your event, look no further than here, these guys are something special and you will not be disappointed. We will be using them again x"

Carole hired Ben Martin Jazz for a Wedding (available in County Armagh)

Verified Review, 4 May 2024
The Jazz Apples
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"Fi from The Jazz Apples couldn't have been more helpful in the leadup to the wedding. She was accommodating and professional, and the music on the day was sensational! Would definitely book again for future functions. "

Madie hired The Jazz Apples for a Wedding (available in County Armagh)

Verified Review, 12 April 2024

FAQs about hiring Jazz Bands in County Armagh

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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 County Armagh

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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 County Armagh?

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

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