Jazz Bands for hire in the UK

Hire a UK jazz band in for your dinner, reception or special occasional. If you're looking for an instrumental jazz trio, gypsy jazz band or post-modern jukebox group, you'll find what you need here. We have 342 of the best jazz bands for hire in the UK for you to browse here.

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Jazz bandLondon

A superb and stylish band, specialising in delivering jazz of the highest quality to your event.

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Jazz bandLondon

Able to perform various styles of music from Jazz, Blues, Bossanova, Pop, the band consists of some of the most in-demand players in London.

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Jazz bandLondon

Helena Debono's Jazz Soul Band is an in demand sophisticated Jazz band based in London.

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Jazz bandLondon

Between the Lines are a London-based jazz & function band with a range of line-ups from 2-7 piece playing jazz classics and vintage covers

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From£669
Jazz bandLondon

The very best collection of jazz standards and popular song arrangements, from a dedicated and entertaining band of professional musicians.

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Jazz bandLeeds

Hey! We're Harmony Row, a close-harmony jazz vocal trio based in Leeds. Available for gigs, functions and weddings!

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Jazz bandFareham

Top Jazz / Swing band . We played 500 + events / weddings for the likes of Sir Elton John and Nicole Kidman . Guaranteed to wow your guests

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Jazz bandLondon

"Swing Up!", a London based function band playing a variety of genres from Swing and Jazz to Funk and Hip Hop.

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Jazz bandLondon

Bringing the 50's back!

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Jazz bandMacclesfield

The AT Band is a four piece band with an exciting repertoire ranging from jazz and swing classics through to contemporary and popular hits.

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Jazz bandLondon

London bases Jazz group looking for weddings and events. Professional, enthusiastic and with a huge backlog of music we can cover it all.

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Jazz bandLondon

London based jazz function band available in duo or trio format with or without vocals

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Jazz bandLondon

Lush and brilliant jazz keys, atmospheric basslines, sweet jazz guitar and brass; all play and intertwine with Shari's soulful voice.

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Jazz bandLeeds

Intimate, soulful earth music delivered in an artfully unassuming style. Tiptoe’s music is soulful pop and jazz, foreground or background.

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Jazz bandLondon

The Reuben Ard Band encompasses a collective of Jazz Duos, Trios, Quartets and Quintets led by Pianist Reuben Ard.

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Jazz bandLondon

London-based professional jazz band - exquisite music for your event. We offer flexible line-ups from solo to vocal quintet at great prices!

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Jazz bandChessington

4 SOLD OUT GIGS in a row at the famous Pizza Express Jazz Club Soho! Expect the unexpected!

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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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Popular genres:
Jazz, Pop, Rock
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3 hours
Busiest times:
June, July, August

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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