Jazz Bands for hire in Stoke-on-Trent

Hire the perfect jazz band in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent!

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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 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 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 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 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 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 Inner City 3 Jazz band with Encore
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£400 - £1250
Jazz bandLichfield

Inner City 3 are a band located in the West Midlands that can cover the whole of the UK! They are guaranteed to get the party started!

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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 Gareth Hughes Trio Jazz band with Encore
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£750 - £1050
Jazz bandMiddlewich

Incredible Jazz trio! Add a touch of sophistication to your event with these top class musicians.

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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 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 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 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.

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Hire Chicago Dukes Jazz band with Encore
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£350 - £750
Jazz bandHigh Peak

Rock n’ roll, jazzy covers & classic hits! A fun trio of pro musicians; Rolling Stones, Sinatra, Beatles, Ray Charles, Jools Holland & more!

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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 Spectrum Saxes Jazz band with Encore
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£500 - £1250
Jazz bandManchester

The stylish saxophone quartet specialising in jazz music and fresh pop music covers for weddings and corporate events.

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Hire Max Debon & the Debonaires Jazz band with Encore
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£900 - £1600
Jazz bandCheshire, UK

THE FABULOUS HIGHLY ACCLAIMED, AUTHENTIC, JUMP JIVE SWINGING LITTLE BIG BAND, DEDICATED TO KEEPING THE DANCE FLOORS JUMPING.

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Latest reviews of our Jazz Bands in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Kallen hired Tri Tones Jazz for a Private event (available in Stoke-on-Trent)

Verified Review, 31 March 2023
The Three Bears
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"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"

Elliott hired The Three Bears for a Private event (available in Stoke-on-Trent)

Verified Review, 23 November 2022
Tri Tones Jazz
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"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"

Kay hired Tri Tones Jazz for a Wedding (available in Stoke-on-Trent)

Verified Review, 22 May 2022

FAQs about hiring Jazz Bands in Stoke-On-Trent

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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 Stoke-On-Trent

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Jazz, Pop, Folk
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How much does it cost to hire a Jazz Band in Stoke-on-Trent?

The typical price per group member for Jazz Bands is:
£Budget£220
££Pro£330
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