Jazz Bands for hire in Huddersfield

Hire the perfect jazz band in Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield!

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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 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 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 Jazzy Boys Jazz band with Encore
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£888 - £1900
Jazz bandSheffield

The jazziest boys around!

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Hire The Jazz Exchange  Jazz band with Encore
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£320 - £1800
Jazz bandLeeds

Northern Jazz party band often seen in great venues like Matt and Phreds Manc or the Domino Leeds. Providing quality jazz for all occasions.

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Hire Paul Harding Trio Jazz band with Encore
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£650 - £1372
Jazz bandLeeds

The Great American Songbook played by outstanding musicians. Swing & jazz classics to set a classy mood and delight your guests.

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Hire The Pint Sized Big Band Jazz band with Encore
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£875 - £2100
Jazz bandLeeds

A six-piece big band playing jazz hits from the 20s through to modern day. Our small size makes us suitable for all venues and occasions.

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Hire The Jelly Roll Jazz Band Jazz band with Encore
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£625 - £812.50
Jazz bandManchester

We take the ‘modern’ out of modern jazz.

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Hire MonoChromatix Jazz band with Encore
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£837.50 - £1512.50
Jazz bandManchester

A jazz band that transports you back to the Jazz Age with traditional tunes and new covers.

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Hire The After Hours Jazz band with Encore
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£1000 - £2150
Jazz bandLeeds

Formed in 2012, The After Hours bring a whole new level of musicality & energy Live Electro-Swing; Darlings of the UK festival circuit....

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Hire The George Hoffman Trio Jazz band with Encore
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£350 - £750
Jazz bandLeeds

British Jazz Trio specialising in the Great American Songbook. Extensive repertoire of many well-known jazz standards.

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Hire The Groove Merchants Jazz band with Encore
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£1250 - £1875
Jazz bandLeeds

We are a 5-piece party band based in Leeds, UK. Whether you're looking for Motown classics or todays' chart toppers we'll have you covered!

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Hire The Alchemists  Jazz band with Encore
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Jazz bandSale

The vintage band that delivers the perfect mixology of popular sounds to bring life to any occasion

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Hire Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra Jazz band with Encore
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£1875 - £2250
Jazz bandTadcaster

A compact 13-piece swing band performing classic songs by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bobby Darin, Harry Connick Jr, Michael Bublé etc......

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Hire Sue Barron Jazz Quartet Jazz band with Encore
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£600 - £1200
Jazz bandStockport

The Sue Barron Jazz Quartet are a Jazz ensemble with a selection of Jazz, Swing, Latin, Ballads, choose from Duo,Trio, Quartet or Quintet.

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Hire Jitterbug Duo Jazz band with Encore
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From£411.76
Jazz bandLeeds

Acoustic Jazz Duo based in Leeds UK delivering sweet songs from the great american songbook and more!

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Hire Bigote Trio Jazz band with Encore
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£625 - £1250
Jazz bandManchester

A sublime collision of old and new worlds, this transAtlantic trio give rise to a heady blend of traditional jazz, blues and American swing.

Latest reviews of our Jazz Bands in Huddersfield

Might As Well Be Swing
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"We hired Might As Well Be Swing for our Wedding on 21st March and wow! They were all absolutely amazing! Our guests absolutely loved them and we've had so many compliments! All of the band were extremely professional. They arrived on time and the performances were outstanding! They all looked great too. Would highly recommend! I wish I could do it all over again x"

Katie hired Might As Well Be Swing for a Wedding (available in Huddersfield)

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Smoke and Honey Jazz
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"Booked Smoke & Honey for a corporate VIP event, they were fantastic. Really professional, communication pre event was excellent. Very talented duo with a great repertoire. "

Becky hired Smoke and Honey Jazz for a Corporate event (available in Huddersfield)

Verified Review, 12 September 2023
Honey Bee Jazz
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"Great band for our Afternoon Tea event. Lovely bunch of people and great with updating on all information throughout the process! Thank you so much HBJ!"

Charlotte hired Honey Bee Jazz for a Corporate event (available in Huddersfield)

Verified Review, 12 September 2023

FAQs about hiring Jazz Bands in Huddersfield

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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 Huddersfield

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Jazz, Pop, Folk
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June, July, September

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

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

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