Jazz Bands for hire in Lewisham

Hire the perfect jazz band in Lewisham 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 274 best jazz bands in Lewisham!

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Hire Marco & The Band Jazz band with Encore
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From£480
Jazz bandLondon

Marco & The Band deliver authentic Blues, Jazz, Soul and Rock'nRoll, from intimate/quiet atmospheres, up to festival high energy shows.

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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 Jess & Romeo - Sorrentino Shakers Duo (available also with full Band) Jazz band with Encore
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£375 - £1150
Jazz bandLondon

Versatile, professional Duo ideal for any event requiring classy, beautiful music!

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Hire Bemsha Nights Jazz band with Encore
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£550 - £1250
Jazz bandLondon

Bemsha Nights are an exciting jazz, pop (and beyond!) expandable band based in London

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Hire The Red Hot Rags - Energetic Swing & Jazz Band Jazz band with Encore
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£375 - £1375
Jazz bandLondra

'An incredible tribute to the Jazz Divas'

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Hire Dani Diodato Band Jazz band with Encore
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From£800
Jazz bandLondon

Bringing the 50's back!

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Hire Two Not One Jazz band with Encore
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£300 - £900
Jazz bandLondon

Professional Jazz/Swing Duo

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Hire The St. Moritz  Jazz band with Encore
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£937.50 - £2500
Jazz bandLondon

A classy and versatile jazz band. Instrumental or with a singer.

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Hire Sing 'n' Sax Jazz band with Encore
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£560 - £810
Jazz bandLondon

Compact duo, myriad of possibilities.

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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 Tobie Medland Ensemble Jazz band with Encore
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£500 - £1250
Jazz bandBeckenham

A band at the forefront of the UK Gypsy Jazz circuit.

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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 George Jefford Jazz band with Encore
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Jazz bandLondon

George Jefford is a London-based vocalist and trumpet player performing all over the UK and abroad.

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Hire Renato D'aiello duo/trio/quartet/quintet Jazz band with Encore
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£250 - £1150
Jazz bandLondon

Saxophone players/singer duo Saxophone players/singer trio Saxophone players/singer quartet Jazz Orchestra "Echoes of an Era " 9 musicians

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Hire The London Jazz Duo Jazz band with Encore
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£540 - £2220
Jazz bandLondon

Saxophone/guitar duo based in the capital, available anywhere. Also able to expand into a larger line-up of musicians for bigger events!

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Hire Bluebird Jazz Jazz band with Encore
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£843.75 - £2031.25
Jazz bandBromley

We are a trio of top-flight London musicians, available for hire to perform at parties, wedding receptions and corporate events.

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Hire Owen Hopwood Trio Jazz band with Encore
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£625 - £1125
Jazz bandLondon

Soulful trio serving up funky covers of your favourite pop tunes alongside classic soul, blues and jazz.

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Hire El Trio & Friends  Jazz band with Encore
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£750 - £1800
Jazz bandLondon

"From Weddings to Corporate Affairs, Our Jazz Trio & Friends Transforms Every Event into a Timeless Melody."

Recent reviews of our Jazz Bands in Lewisham

“This band took our event to ANOTHER LEVEL. Everyone was fascinated and loved them. Quality was very very good, they are amazing musicians. Do not doubt to hire them for your event, you won't regret. ”

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Delfina hired The Red Hot Rags - Energetic Swing & Jazz Band for a Private event (available in Lewisham)

“They fell in with the event very well . Jess s beautiful voice was enchanting”

20 May 2023
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Richard hired The Red Hot Rags - Energetic Swing & Jazz Band for a Bar / Club / Venue event (available in Lewisham)

“We all loved Kitty and here band and would like to have her back for any future events. We certainly will recommend her to all our friends ”

16 December 2022
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Silvia hired The Kitty Whitelaw Band for a Private event (available in Lewisham)

FAQs about hiring Jazz Bands in Lewisham

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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 Lewisham

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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 Lewisham?

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

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