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Jazz Bands for hire in Portsmouth

Hire the perfect jazz band in Portsmouth for your wedding, party or event. Our bans cover everything from classic jazz trios with piano, double bass and singer, to vintage styles like postmodern jukebox or gypsy jazz. Booking a group like this is the perfect way to add that 'something special' to any event! Browse our collection of our 360 best jazz bands local to Portsmouth and book when you're ready!

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All the bands below are available to travel to Portsmouth
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£300 - £500
Jazz bandFareham

Pink Champagne are an Award winning band covering various styles from jazz, blues , pop and soul . Available as a duo / trio or a quartet.

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£300 - £600
Jazz bandGosport

The Midnight Blues Jazz Quartet are a Portsmouth & Southampton based jazz ensemble covering a variety of jazz classics for any function.

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From£800
Jazz bandEastleigh

Cinnamon Jazz add mellow ambience with our melodic blend of Latin, swing, ballads and light funk.

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£1400 - £3450
Jazz bandSouthsea

Authentic Vintage 1920s-1930s Hot Jazz, Blues and Swing Band

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£2100
Jazz bandSouthsea

A top party & function band! We've played thousands of events including performing for the Royal Family onboard HM Royal Yacht Britannia.

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From£1500
Jazz bandEastleigh

Glamourous Modern Vintage

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£275 - £450
Jazz bandSouthsea

Professional Duo - jazz, acoustic, easy listening, contemporary covers. All events catered for.

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From£1120
Jazz bandWest Sussex

A fantastic 7 piece jazz ensemble performing jazz, swing and post modern jukebox style music with energy, flair, and an comedy twist.

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From£500
Jazz bandLiss

AM Jazz are a Piano and Bass Jazz duo or trio (+), who play sophisticated Jazz and Latin classics. The perfect complement to your event.

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£300 - £880
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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From£1000
Jazz bandLondon

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

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From£900
Jazz bandLondon

Ruby & The Dukes play the very best 40’s & 50’s R&B, Rock 'n' Roll, Postmodern, Jazz and Swing to get audiences up and dancing...

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£614 - £1050
Jazz bandLondon

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

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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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£1050 - £1750
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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£500 - £1875
Jazz bandLeeds

The Moxie Combo is a 1920s vintage party band. We perform a selection of iconic pop in a Jazz style, as well as tradition Jazz standards.

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£415 - £1060
Jazz bandBath

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

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£600 - £750
Jazz bandLondon

A polished and exciting outfit that plays a mix of originals and vibrant jazz standards, made up of former RWCMD graduates.

Hiring a jazz band

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Popular genres:
Jazz, Pop, Rock
Average response time:
3 hours
Busiest times:
June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire ajazz band?

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

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Frequently asked questions

What's the difference between a trad/vintage jazz band, a swing band, a post-modern jukebox band, and a gypsy jazz band?

Jazz bands come in all shapes and sizes - that's what's so great about them! They'll usually specialise in a specific style, like the following: Trad/vintage jazz band: perform Dixieland and ragtime jazz music from the early 20th century. Swing band: perform a style of jazz music developed in the 1930s & 1940s in the USA. Post-modern jukebox band: a style of music incorporating modern songs, or songs from different genres, into an upbeat jazz style (along with jazz instruments) Gypsy jazz band: a style of jazz developed by virtuoso Romani guitarist, Django Reinhardt, in the 1930's. Also known as 'jazz manouche'

What kind of performance should I expect from a jazz band?

Jazz bands come in all shapes and sizes - so depending on that context, they can either perform background music or play a headline performance. For most jazz bands, a background performance is the natural choice. Jazz musicians are masters of keeping the music lively, while not being so loud as to take over conversation. However, with the rise of post-modern jukebox, jazz bands are becoming more adept at headline performances. These are designed to get guests up on their feet and dancing during the evening party at a wedding or function. So, if you're after a band who mix the roaring 20s with the swinging 60s with the naughty 90s, this'll be your go-to!

What songs will a jazz band perform?

Professional jazz bands usually have extensive song lists - that said, make sure you let them know if you have any special requests! The jazz bands we asked said the following 5 tunes are their most popular: At Last - Etta James My Baby Just Cares For Me - Nina Simone It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing - Duke Ellington Fly Me to the Moon - Frank Sinatra Take Five - Dave Brubeck

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