Christmas party Jazz Bands for hire in Southend-on-Sea

Hire a jazz band in Southend-on-Sea for your christmas party today. Whatever type of christmas party you're planning, we have 373 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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Jazz bandLondon

Fun, spontaneous, soulful and completely roaming: Wandering Soul tailor their entertaining performances to suit you and your event.

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Jazz bandCanterbury

Goosebumps are a 5 piece swing jive band from Kent, UK. They travel worldwide swingin' themselves silly and cooking up a storm on stage.

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From£750
Jazz bandSouthend-on-Sea

Jazz for music lovers! Playing Jazz standards, Jazzed up Rock and Jazzed down Dance for your celebration!

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From£575
Jazz bandLondon

Perfect for drinks or dinner!

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From£1000
Jazz bandBexley

Soul, Motown, Pop, Blues, Jazz and more, performed by "A list" musicians.

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From£800
Jazz bandOrpington

Jazz, swing, and modern hits with a vintage twist. Available for weddings, functions and events. London and beyond.

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From£1220
Jazz bandCanterbury

KD Dance Orchestra/ The Swing & Soul Orchestra - Sinatra to Stevie, Miller to Aretha! Sassy soul and swing classics.

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From£800
Jazz bandUpminster

Anglo-Italian swing band that gives a quirky, modern twist to vintage Italian songs, gypsy-jazz, swing and jazz standards.

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From£535
Jazz bandLondon

We are a London-based jazz trio who perform at jazz clubs, bars/restaurants/pubs and functions.

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From£400
Jazz bandBexleyheath

The Heritage McBrien Duo are an award winning soul, jazz and blues two piece suitable for any occasion.

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From£480
Jazz bandCanterbury

Fletcher & Bennett and guests step off the corporate circuit to present chilled soul,jazz and folk vibes in all the right places

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From£2000
Jazz bandBelvedere

A multi-function band - able to smash genres from upbeat to creating a beautiful atmosphere for your special events!

Hiring a jazz band

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Popular genres:
Jazz, Pop, Rock
Average response time:
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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