Jazz Bands for hire in Luton

Hire the perfect jazz band in Luton 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 Luton!

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

Vintage 1950's Rock’n’Roll, Rhythm&Blues, Rockabilly & Retro Swing…a great party & dance band!

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Hire Sambinha Jazz Band Jazz band with Encore
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£400 - £1800
Jazz bandLondon

Top jazz band, bringing you the magic of Brazilian Bossa nova, swing, jive and jazzy arrangements of your favourite pop songs!

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Hire Swing With Us Jazz band with Encore
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£2500 - £5500
Jazz bandLondon

The only band offering 3-4 roaming instruments on the dance floor. Your guests become part of the show, on a night they will never forget.

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Hire Starlight Jazz Jazz band with Encore
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£560 - £1300
Jazz bandLondon

Starlight Jazz is a talented and sophisticated Jazz collective with an extensive repertoire, which can be tailored to suit any event.

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Hire Nick Pritchard Jazz Band Jazz band with Encore
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£900 - £2450
Jazz bandLondon

International Jazz and Swing Singer, Nick Pritchard is one of our most sought after and highly demanded Artists.

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Hire B & The Stingers Jazz band with Encore
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From£480
Jazz bandLondon

Mix a pinch of Jazz, a dose of Soul, a dash of Pop together and add an exotic Latin twist on top: the ingredients to create the perfect buzz

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Hire Love For Sale Jazz band with Encore
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Jazz bandLondon

London’s most booked jazz band with over 500 bookings since 2016. TV appearances on C4 and ads for Net a Porter Professional and proven

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Hire Janine Johnson & Black Cherry Swing Jazz band with Encore
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£1500 - £2000
Jazz bandLondra

Tired of the typical jazz bands? IT’S TIME FOR SOMETHING TANTALISING AND NEW....“BLACK CHERRY SWING”

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Hire Fan Club Jazz Band Jazz band with Encore
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£725 - £2550
Jazz bandMilton Keynes

Professional jazz band with experience ranging from the Royal Family, to Michelin Star restaurants- and even Glastonbury!

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Hire Camino Sonoro Jazz Band Jazz band with Encore
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From£640
Jazz bandLondon

Camino Sonoro are unique and versatile jazz band performing an elegant mix of swing, latin jazz, bossa nova's.

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Hire Helena Debono's Jazz/Soul Band Jazz band with Encore
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Jazz bandLondon

Helena Debono's Jazz Soul Band is an in demand sophisticated Jazz band based in London.

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Hire Caravan Circus (Band, Trio, Duo, Solo) Jazz band with Encore
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£625 - £1500
Jazz bandLondon

A very upbeat version of Post Modern Jukebox! Songs in English, French, Italian, Spanish, multiple vocals!! 300+ events played in UK/France

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Hire The Jazz Core Jazz band with Encore
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Jazz bandLondon

The finest jazz music for your event, including vintage jazz repertoire and modern classics reimagined.

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Hire Oriana and the Charmers Jazz band with Encore
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£450 - £1100
Jazz bandLondon

Vintage French jazz band with ce je ne sais quoi!

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Latest reviews of our Jazz Bands in Luton

Maja Jazz Band
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"A wonderful day - Maja and the band were awesome and tailored the event to what we were looking for. Thanks so much :)"

John hired Maja Jazz Band for a Birthday party (available in Luton)

Verified Review, 13 April 2024
B & The Stingers
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"Incredible band! The vibe was perfect, everyone loved them, Bea’s a gorgeous singer and the musicians were fab. Particularly loved the double bass, it was beautiful. "

Serena hired B & The Stingers for a Birthday party (available in Luton)

Verified Review, 6 January 2024
Vivid Jazz
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"A fantastic experience! Extremely professional to deal with and great performers! Thank you again!"

Katie hired Vivid Jazz for a Corporate event (available in Luton)

Verified Review, 9 November 2023

FAQs about hiring Jazz Bands in Luton

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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 Luton

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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 Luton?

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

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