Jazz Bands for hire in Wiltshire

Hire the perfect jazz band in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire!

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Hire Ruby & The Dukes Jazz band with Encore
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From£900
Jazz bandLondon

Ruby and the Dukes: A Vintage 1950's R&B, RocknRoll, Blues, Rockabilly, and Retro Swing Band!

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Hire Nouveau Lounge Jazz band with Encore
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£2625 - £4175
Jazz bandKent

Nouveau Lounge are a UK band who perform their own arrangements of modern pop songs played in a Vintage Style.

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Hire Swing Train 42 Jazz band with Encore
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£340 - £850
Jazz bandLondon

Gypsy swing jazz trio that covers classic Django tunes and jazz standards with the unlikely instrumentation of mandolin and guitar.

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Hire Ben H Trio Jazz band with Encore
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£825 - £1075
Jazz bandLondon

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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Hire Sambinha Jazz Band Jazz band with Encore
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£400 - £1800
Jazz bandLondon

Top jazz band, bringing you the magic of Brazilian Bossa nova, swing, jive and jazzy arrangements of your favourite pop songs!

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Hire 6plus1 New Orleans Jazz band with Encore
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From£1120
Jazz bandThatcham

Great New Orleans Jazz, ideal for parties and outdoor events

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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 Swing Kings Jazz band with Encore
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£350 - £1125
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 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 The Pendulum Quartet Jazz band with Encore
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Jazz bandLondon

Real jazz and swing - The Great American Songbook performed by some of London's top jazz musicians.

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Hire LDN Riviera Jazz band with Encore
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£850 - £1500
Jazz bandLondon

We are proud to present LDN Riviera! A high calibre socially-distanced entertainment option for all those continuing with their 2020 events.

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Hire Blue Euphony Jazz band with Encore
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£800 - £2000
Jazz bandLondon

A truly unique and wonderfully musical experience that is equally suited to smaller events as the big stage

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Hire Victoria & The Foxes Jazz band with Encore
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£1250 - £3750
Jazz bandLondon

#1 International Jazz, Soul, Funk, and Party band in London. We bring sass, style and soul to any event!

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Hire The Mulberries Jazz band with Encore
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£1237.50 - £2312.50
Jazz bandReading

A vibrant jazz outfit comprised of some of the finest, distinguished professional musicians. Range of line ups to choose from.

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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 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 Wiltshire

“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 Wiltshire)

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

2 September 2023
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Emma hired Neon Blue for a Private event (available in Wiltshire)

“We had Neon Blue to play for our wedding. They're a fantastic band, all the guests said how much they enjoyed the music. Communication was great and organisation a doddle. Thanks very much guys!”

26 August 2023
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Edmund hired Neon Blue for a Wedding (available in Wiltshire)

FAQs about hiring Jazz Bands in Wiltshire

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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 Wiltshire

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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 Wiltshire?

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

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