Jazz Bands for hire in Wells

Hire a jazz band in Wells for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 407 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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15 bands in or around Wells
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Jazz bandClevedon(17 mi)

Swing/jazz band (duo up to 10 piece) specialising in entertainment for weddings, parties and corporate events.

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Jazz bandCardiff(28 mi)

We are a South Wales based Jazz band, that bring the perfect balance of professionalism and great musicianship to make your event special!

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Jazz bandYeovil(18 mi)
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Jazz bandBath(11 mi)

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

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Jazz bandCardiff(29 mi)
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Jazz bandYeovil(17 mi)

Classy live jazz performed with skill and verve from singer/pianist Julie & her excellent musicians. Swing, Latin & Blues + originals.

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Jazz bandCardiff(29 mi)

Long-standing duo Kumar Chopra (guitar) and Josh Heaton (sax) play all your favourite jazz, swing and Latin tunes

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Jazz bandCaldicot(27 mi)

We love to play music for dancing! Most of our performances are for dance events, both rock'n'roll and jive clubs, and Swing Dancers too!

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From£1200
Jazz bandCardiff(28 mi)

Late Night Arrangement is a lively function band with amazing sets ranging from dancefloor filling pop to smooth jazz with a pop twist!

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Jazz bandCardiff(28 mi)

We are a saxophone and guitar duo based are the South West of England and Wales. We play a huge range of music including jazz, pop and folk!

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Jazz bandCaldicot(27 mi)

Sax For Fun are a group of saxophonists that create a fun and lively atmosphere, performing with quality backing tracks in a range of styles

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Jazz bandSherborne(18 mi)

Wessex Big Band are a full 22 piece band with vocals, playing a wide range of swing, standards, Latin and jazz to suit all occasions.

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Jazz bandCardiff(28 mi)
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Jazz bandBristol(17 mi)
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Jazz bandSherborne(18 mi)
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All the bands below are available to travel to Wells
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Jazz bandLondon(109 mi)

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

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From£750
Jazz bandLondon(113 mi)

Specialists in Brazilian jazz & Bossa nova as well as Swing, Jive and Jazz arrangements of well-known pop songs!

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Jazz bandLondon(109 mi)

Jazzy Vintage Sounds from the 1920s/30s/40s ~ based in London

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Popular genres:
Jazz, Pop, Rock
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How much does it cost to hire a jazz 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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