Top Jazz bands in Washington DC

Hire a Jazz band in Washington for your wedding, party, or event. If you're looking for an instrumental jazz trio, gypsy jazz band, or post-modern jukebox group, you'll find what you need here. Choose from our handpicked selection of the 0 best professional Jazz bands now!
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Sage Jazz is a group of elite musicians and vocalists providing professionalism, class, and elegance to weddings, corporate events, and private parties.

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Sweet Something is an up and coming DC band with an intimate soulful sound, mixing Jazz lounge vibes with contemporary Latin and Soul influences, charismatic piano playing, and sultry vocals.

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As a world jazz and French fusion band, Bergamot Rose can tailor a sound perfect for any event. Always elegant and refined, they can create an upscale ambiance to always keep the vibe flowing.

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The Creswell Club is a constellation of musicians who specialize in music rooted in jazz standards from the 1920s and 30s. Available for weddings, corporate events, and private parties.

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Cognac Jazz knows exactly how to swing your gathering or lay back and provide classy ambience. Available for weddings, corporate events, and private parties.

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No matter the setting large or small, GMusic Entertainment can provide the type of atmosphere to make sure your music is exactly what you wish it to be.

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Laissez Foure focuses on jazz from 1930s-40s with a nod to New Orleans. Available for weddings, corporate events, and private parties.

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Quentin Walston's jazz trio combines talent with the ability to accommodate any event. Whether you want a main feature or to add a classy touch in the background, they'll make your event perfect.

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Shannon Gunn Quartet are a talented group of musicians based out of DC. Available for weddings, corporate events, and private parties.

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 a natural choice. Jazz musicians are masters of keeping the music lively, while not being so loud as to take over the conversation. However, with the rise of the 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 that mixes 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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