Jazz Bands for hire in Stroud

Hire the perfect jazz band in Stroud 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 Stroud!

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Hire Valentia Jazz band with Encore
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£375 - £699.99
Jazz bandStroud

The finest acoustic Folk, Gypsy Jazz and Pop for your event!

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Hire Neon Blue Jazz band with Encore
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£625 - £1625
Jazz bandBath

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

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Hire Felonious Funk Jazz band with Encore
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£2500 - £3500
Jazz bandBristol

Sit back and relax or boogie along as we play party tunes across a variety of genres including Funk, Soul, Pop and Disco!

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Hire Hot Gin Swing Band Jazz band with Encore
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£9 - £640
Jazz bandBristol

5/6 piece Jazz Band/Quartet /Trio/Duo(sax/clarinet double bass keyboards drums male/female vocals. (Duo guitar backing tracks for drum/bass)

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Hire Martin Kern Band Jazz band with Encore
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£320 - £960
Jazz bandBristol

Bristol-based Jazz duo, trio, and quartet. Wide repertoire from New Orleans and Swing to Bebop and Contemporary Jazz.

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Hire Blue Gardenia Jazz band with Encore
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£500 - £1750
Jazz bandBristol

Bristol based female fronted classic Jazz band performing all the best songs from the 20s through 60s

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Hire The Roundabout Swing Band Jazz band with Encore
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£795 - £1495
Jazz bandBristol

Highly professional group from Bristol playing the finest manouche swing, hot club jazz, musette waltz and gypsy bossa.

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Hire The Misophone Collective Jazz band with Encore
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£900 - £1300
Jazz bandBristol

The Misophone Collective are a vintage themed gypsy Jazz band based in Bristol. We love what we do, and we hope you do too!

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Hire Hopkins & Oliver Jazz band with Encore
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£600 - £1700
Jazz bandBristol

Outstanding, toe-tapping, swing-jazz vocal & guitar duo, available as a trio, quartet and 5 piece

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Hire The Moodtones Jazz band with Encore
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Jazz bandMalvern

Swing, jazz and blues covers of pop hits, new and old, in the style of Post Modern Jukebox.

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Hire Barrel House Vipers Jazz band with Encore
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Jazz bandBristol

Bristol based jazz and swing band

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Hire Elly & Sam Jazz band with Encore
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Jazz bandBristol

Vibrant and Soulful Jazz Duo available for all sorts of occasions

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Hire RendezBlues  Jazz band with Encore
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Jazz bandBristol

High quality, smooth and sophisticated professional Jazz Duo based in the South West. An asset to the ambience of any high-level event.

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Hire MojoFour Jazz band with Encore
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£750 - £1575
Jazz bandSwindon

Jazz Quartet - Saxophone , Double Bass, Drums and Keys based in Swindon

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Hire CLARA RISU Jazz band with Encore
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£700 - £3500
Jazz bandBristol

CLARA RISU is a premium international and multi-lingual function band that plays Pop, Soul and R&B classics with a modern twist.

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Hire Piper Jazz Collective Jazz band with Encore
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£375 - £2812.50
Jazz bandBristol

Jazz ensemble based in Bristol. Professional and sophisticated

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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..

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Hire Groove Star Jazz band with Encore
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£750 - £2812.50
Jazz bandSwindon

Groove Star features male and female vocalists, delivering a blend of Motown classics, rock anthems and contemporary dance floor fillers!

Recent reviews of our Jazz Bands in Stroud

“Fantastic afternoon of wonderful music. All our guests commented on how great the music was. Just what we wanted for our special celebration. Can't thank you enough. ”

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Lynn hired Neon Blue for a Private event (available in Stroud)

“Lovely singer. Super accompaniment by guitarist. Perfect for my party in the garden”

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Kim hired Blue Gardenia for a Private event (available in Stroud)

“Neon Blue created the perfect atmosphere for our afternoon party with family and friends. I wish we had booked them for longer!”

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Emma hired Neon Blue for a Private event (available in Stroud)

FAQs about hiring Jazz Bands in Stroud

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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 Stroud

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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 Stroud?

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

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