Jazz Bands for hire in West Lothian

Hire the perfect jazz band in West Lothian 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 116 best jazz bands in West Lothian!

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Hire Rosa Belles Post Modern Vocal Trio Jazz band with Encore
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£800 - £1250
Jazz bandAlloa

The Rosa Belles Vocal Trio are a glamorous postmodern vocal trio with an elite harmonising sound. Guaranteed to wow your guests!

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Hire Dave Swings Duo/Trio/Quartet Jazz band with Encore
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Jazz bandEdinburgh

Bring the cool with this swingin' jazz trio as they set the scene for that smoky speakeasy vibe. Perfect for any occasion!

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Hire Stravair Jazz band with Encore
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£437.50 - £875
Jazz bandEdinburgh

The beautifully elegant duo of Stravair. We've quickly become the most popular guitar and violin duo in Scotland. Guaranteed to move you!

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Hire Viper Swing Jazz band with Encore
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£413 - £1100
Jazz bandEdinburgh

Hot string jazz! Viper Swing evoke the swing-era spirit of the 1920's, 30's, 40's. Perfect for sophisticated events & cocktail receptions.

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Hire JazzLife Jazz band with Encore
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£620 - £1200
Jazz bandEdinburgh

A dynamic quartet with a tightly honed set of Swing, Latin and funky numbers to provide the feel good factor for any event

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Hire Louise Dodds Jazz band with Encore
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Jazz bandEdinburgh

Best Jazz Vocalist nominee (2022 & 23) performing with the best jazz musicians. A very high quality act with many years of experience

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Hire Nouvelle Jukebox Jazz band with Encore
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£980 - £1300
Jazz bandEdinburgh

Your favourite radio hits with a touch of swingy class!

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Hire Reelswing Jazz band with Encore
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£700 - £1000
Jazz bandEdinburgh

Reelswing performed swinging jazz for corporate events, background music at meals etc. Piano, drums, bass and sax or trumpet or can be added

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Hire Swing Kings Jazz band with Encore
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£375 - £1375
Jazz bandLiverpool

An ultra-hip, swinging band from the buzzing North West jazz scene! Creating a unique new twist on jazz standards and modern classics!

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Hire Smoke and Honey Jazz Jazz band with Encore
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£650 - £2000
Jazz bandManchester

Sophisticated jazz and blues ensemble based in the North-West.

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Hire The Jazz Apples Jazz band with Encore
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£500 - £2100
Jazz bandBirmingham

The UK's coolest, smoothest Jazz act. We've played 400+ events for the UK's top companies and venues, including as BBC 1's Xmas house band.

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Hire Honey Bee Jazz Jazz band with Encore
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£550 - £2300
Jazz bandManchester

Honey Bee Jazz are the UK's premier choice for jazz arrangements of popular songs, available for any occasion. 3 Lineups Available!

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Hire Ben Martin Jazz  Jazz band with Encore
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£500 - £1000
Jazz bandNottingham

High quality jazz for any occasion. From solo saxophone to a full band with vocals. Slick, swinging jazz to delight your guests.

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Hire The A Sides Jazz band with Encore
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£1000 - £1500
Jazz bandChester

The A Sides' are an exciting quintet featuring Vocals, Trumpet, Piano, Double Bass & Drums playing Jazz & Blues and modern day hits!

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Hire Moondust Jazz Band Jazz band with Encore
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£500 - £1250
Jazz bandBirmingham

Mooniest Jazz Band features some of the best jazz musicians in the UK. Guaranteed to create the perfect atmosphere for your event!

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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 Debonairs Jazz band with Encore
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£600 - £1400
Jazz bandBirmingham

From sophisticated standards to swinging Sinatra, this versatile jazz combo has a wealth of experience for all types of occasions

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Hire Marianne McGregor duo / trio / full band Jazz band with Encore
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£350 - £700
Jazz bandGlasgow

'Best Vocalist' - Scottish Jazz Awards 2021 - with superb accompanist / trio or full band.

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Latest reviews of our Jazz Bands in West Lothian

JazzLife
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"10/10 on everything thing would 110% recommend this group to anyone they were cheap and done a great job thank use very much Mathew X"

Client hired JazzLife for a Birthday party (available in West Lothian)

Verified Review, 1 August 2018
JazzLife
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"10/10 on everything thing would 110% recommend this group to anyone they were cheap and done a great job thank use very much Mathew X"

Mathew hired JazzLife for a Birthday party (available in West Lothian)

Verified Review, 1 August 2018
Swing Kings
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"Swing kings were great, everybody was up and dancing 💃"

Libby hired Swing Kings for a Wedding (available in West Lothian)

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FAQs about hiring Jazz Bands in West Lothian

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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 West Lothian

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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 West Lothian?

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

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