Jazz Bands for hire in West Midlands

Hire the perfect jazz band in West Midlands 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 West Midlands!

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

Starlight 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 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 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 Jazz Nouveau Jazz band with Encore
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From£1000
Jazz bandCoventry

Jazz Nouveau are a group of Jazz musicians who love playing music together and love being able to make your event even more special for you.

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Hire AD Jazz Quartet Jazz band with Encore
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£1000 - £3500
Jazz bandWarwickshire

AD Jazz Quartet is a top end professional Jazz Quartet available for weddings, parties and functions. For an air of class, simply 'AD Jazz'!

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Hire StraightFIRE🔥 Jazz band with Encore
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From£1600
Jazz bandSolihull

Top UK Party Band with male+female vocals, full brass section and a huge repertoire spanning everything from Stevie Wonder to Calvin Harris.

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Hire FIRƎ Trio Jazz band with Encore
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£600 - £900
Jazz bandBirmingham

This highly customisable trio form of top party band, StraightFIRE are the perfect live entertainment option for a Covid-secure event.

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Hire Vibes Jazz band with Encore
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From£1500
Jazz bandCoventry

What Are You Vibing?

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Hire King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys Jazz band with Encore
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£2.50 - £2500
Jazz bandBirmingham

High energy jump, jive and swing in the style of Louis Jordan, Big Joe Turner and Eddie Cleanhead Vinson

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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 Twilight Groove Jazz band with Encore
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Jazz bandSmethwick

#AwardWinning Fresh // Classy // UK’s Finest 🌍International Party Band ✈️ Session Musicians & Vocalists to the stars having fun! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

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Hire Vibrant Jazz Jazz band with Encore
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£750 - £2000
Jazz bandRoyal Leamington Spa

Professional and exciting jazz band. Vibrant Jazz are a group of professional jazz musicians offering quality live music.

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Hire Argle Bargle Jazz band with Encore
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From£640
Jazz bandBirmingham

Channelling vibrant brass, jazz-tinged hooks, & powerful female vocals, Argle Bargle are the group to get audiences up & dancing

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Hire Vivid Soul Jazz band with Encore
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£1750 - £3000
Jazz bandBirmingham

A 7-piece party band with a catalogue of your favourite pop, funk and soul hits! We’re ready to bring the life and Vivid soul to your party!

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Hire Steve King Band Jazz band with Encore
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£1250 - £2000
Jazz bandBirmingham

A versatile band from duo to big band performing swing, jazz, functions and weddings

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Hire Lady be Good Jazz band with Encore
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£1280 - £1600
Jazz bandBirmingham

8 piece all female jazz ensemble with male and female vocalist, bringing vintage jazz together with modern pop.

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Hire Lucy & Aidan Jazz band with Encore
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£250 - £650
Jazz bandBirmingham

Midlands based vocal and guitar duo, performing a wide repertoire of songs to bring a unique musical experience to your occasion.

Latest reviews of our Jazz Bands in West Midlands

The Jazz Apples
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"Fi from The Jazz Apples couldn't have been more helpful in the leadup to the wedding. She was accommodating and professional, and the music on the day was sensational! Would definitely book again for future functions. "

Madie hired The Jazz Apples for a Wedding (available in West Midlands)

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The Jazz Apples
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"Fantastic. We just hired the Jazz Apples for our seasons end ball at out golf club .professional in every way , great musicians who read the room superbly and performed beautifully to give us a great night . Can’t thank them enough . Highly recommend them all. Thanks so much "

Adrian hired The Jazz Apples for a Bar / Club / Venue event (available in West Midlands)

Verified Review, 30 March 2024
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"Jazz Apples were brilliant!! We hosted a company 1920s casino night, and these guys made all the difference. Exceptionally talented, and brilliant all round. :) "

Amanda hired The Jazz Apples for a Corporate event (available in West Midlands)

Verified Review, 25 March 2024

FAQs about hiring Jazz Bands in West Midlands

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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 Midlands

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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 West Midlands?

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

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