Jazz Bands for hire in Staffordshire

Hire the perfect jazz band in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire!

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Hire Kal's kats Jazz band with Encore
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£1600 - £1800
Jazz bandDerbyshire

A brilliant rhythm and blues Band - playing 20's, 40's, 50's and party tunes as well as dance tuition provided. First Class entertainment!!

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Hire Kalamazoo Dance Band Jazz band with Encore
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£1200 - £1700
Jazz bandDerbyshire

Perfect for weddings, 40's war theme, Rat Pack - any party that requires the best in Big Band and swing music. An excellent 10 piece dance

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Hire Ray Butcher Band Jazz band with Encore
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From£1000
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

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

Ruby and the Dukes: A Vintage 1950's R&B, RocknRoll, Blues, Rockabilly, and Retro Swing Band!

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Hire Nouveau Lounge Jazz band with Encore
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£2625 - £4175
Jazz bandKent

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

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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 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 Start The Party Jazz band with Encore
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From£480
Jazz bandMacclesfield

Start The Party are a dynamic 3 piece party band from Cheshire. We perform all the biggest floor fillers from the 60's to present day.

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Hire The Regency Dance Orchestra Jazz band with Encore
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£1400 - £1800
Jazz bandDerbyshire

A superb high quality dance orchestra playing late 30’s to 40’s ballroom dancing in vintage white tie and tailcoats - A perfect evening

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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 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 Reece Downton Jazz Jazz band with Encore
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£600 - £1400
Jazz bandStafford

Birmingham Conservatoire Alumni - trained jazz musicians working in the midlands.

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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 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 The Mulberries Jazz band with Encore
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£1237.50 - £2312.50
Jazz bandReading

A vibrant jazz outfit comprised of some of the finest, distinguished professional musicians. Range of line ups to choose from.

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Hire Teine (Chenna)  Jazz band with Encore
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£300 - £500
Jazz bandStone

Folk duo playing folk, traditional, jazz, popular classics.

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Hire Dixieland jazz Jazz band with Encore
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£562.50 - £1500
Jazz bandMacclesfield

From dixieland (great for parties and dancing) through to the cool sounds of Chet Baker (perfect for low key drinks receptions) Vocals inc.

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Hire Trudgeon's Trad Jazz Troubadours  Jazz band with Encore
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£1500 - £3500
Jazz bandBristol

New Orleans Jazz, Early Swing and Traditional Jazz from the 1920s to 40s. Bringing the sounds of the good old days back..

Recent reviews of our Jazz Bands in Staffordshire

“I will most defintely use Tri Tones Jazz for another function! professional, friendly and fantastic musicians, they made the night extremely enjoyable!”

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Kallen hired Tri Tones Jazz for a Private event (available in Staffordshire)

“Excellent..! Prompt and professional. Really made the day special and everyone commented on how talented the band are. Will definitely use again. Cheers guys. Thanks again.. Elliott”

23 November 2022
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Elliott hired The Three Bears for a Private event (available in Staffordshire)

“We couldn’t have been happier with Tritones! Excellent communication prior to our big day and on the day they were absolutely fantastic - we had so many compliments from our guests! Would recommend whole heartedly! Many thanks from Dave & Kay”

22 May 2022
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Kay hired Tri Tones Jazz for a Wedding (available in Staffordshire)

FAQs about hiring Jazz Bands in Staffordshire

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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 Staffordshire

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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 Staffordshire?

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

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