Jazz Bands Dorset

Jazz Bands Dorset

Marvel at the jaw-dropping talent of our Dorset jazz bands, whom you can book right here at Bands for Hire to make your event unforgettable. This is the place to find that missing ingredient that will infuse your wedding, garden party, drinks reception, charity or corporate event with the coolness only jazz can attain. Wow your guests with the effortless virtuosity our jazz bands in Dorset bring to every gig.

Our Dorset jazz bands, great and small, will go out of their way to accommodate your venue and budget requirements, with many of them offering flexible line ups. Amid our pages you will find acoustic jazz duos and solo jazz pianists, who only need as much space as the instruments they’re playing, jazz trios and quartets who are more suited to a larger performances spaces thanks to their infectious energy, and 1920s-30s era swing bands made up of 11 or 12 members. These different arrangements will of course achieve different effects, but the high standards are consistently met.

Hire jazz singers and jazz bands in Dorset

Jazz has given us some of the most recognisable voices of our time, so if you want your Dorset jazz band to be more than just background music, choose from our many solo, duet or ensemble singers. Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington - these are but a few of the iconic singers that continue to inspire our singers, and many of their classic songs are staples of our Dorset jazz bands’ repertoires. Our seasoned performers carry these timeless tunes with aplomb, and are bound to captivate your guests with their style and skill

Dorset gypsy jazz bands, contemporary jazz bands, 1920s swing bands and more.

As a genre that’s inherently tricky to pigeonhole, we’ve narrowed the search for your ideal jazz band down with such sub-categories as Gypsy Jazz, Hard Bebop, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Swing, Cool Jazz, Latin Jazz and Contemporary amongst others. You’ll be treated with recitals of the best of Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Django Reinhardt, Duke Ellington and writers George Gershwin, Irving Berlin and Cole Porter to name but a few.The eclectic mix our jazz bands in Dorset will bring to your event will appease the purists with their standards from the great American Songbook, and ingratiate the jazz novices with their reimaginings of modern pop and rock hits - the Beatles, Oasis, the Black Eyed Peas and Michael Jackson have all made their way into our Dorset jazz bands’ sets in the past.

Our aim at Bands for Hire is to always ensure your experience with us is as streamlined and stress-free as possible. If you have any queries, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. If you're organising an event in Dorset you may also like to take a look at our Dorset wedding bands and Dorset bands for hire.

  • Tuxedo Jazz Tuxedo Jazz
    From £1000
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    Tuxedo Jazz are available as a 2/3/4/5-piece Jazz band, so whether it's ambient background music for your wedding reception or an evening band to get the crowd up on their feet, Tuxedo Jazz are the ideal choice. Members of the band are all regular faces…
  • The Django Rags The Django Rags
    From £490
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    The Django Rags present their own unique sound, offering a fun and welcoming mix of gypsy jazz, Latin standards and a dose of silliness in between. This highly talented Gypsy Jazz trio have a wealth of experience performing at festivals, corporate events and weddings across…
  • The Swing Band The Swing Band
    From £840
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    Performing a selection of classic tracks from all the greats, 'The Swing Band' offer an authentic take on the 40's and 50's covering artists such as Frank Sinatra, Sammie Davis Junior, Dean Martin and Tony Bennett. This Swing quartet provide a show bursting with charisma…
  • Pocket Full Of Swing Pocket Full Of Swing
    From £440
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    Pocket Full Of Swing are an acoustic jazz band presenting their very own selection of finger-tapping gypsy jazz and Dixieland hits. With their unique blend of instrumentation and vocal harmonies, this band are perfect for any vintage style event! The band consists of highly talented…
  • Soul That Swings Soul That Swings
    From £1095
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    Soul That Swings offer a unique combination of Rat Pack, Pop and Soul for an unforgettable night of dancing for all ages. Stylish, soulful and ready to get the party started, this Swing and Rat Pack function band have put together a set list to…
  • Indigo Jazz Indigo Jazz
    From £595
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    Add a cool and sophisticated soundtrack to your event with Indigo Jazz, an ultra-talented jazz quartet offering everything from well known jazz standards right through to Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson and The Black Eyed Peas. Indigo Jazz are a versatile group offering a range of…
  • Ella & Jones Ella & Jones
    From £490
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    A charming & dynamic duo offering a tasteful selection of jazz standards and contemporary pop and soul. Ella & Jones come with over 10 years experience on the live music scene, offering the perfect balance of music for laid back wedding receptions, classy corporate events…
  • The Gypsy Carnivals The Gypsy Carnivals
    From £880
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    The Gypsy Carnivals bring the sound of 1930's Paris back to life with their charming selection of gypsy jazz and modern covers. Their combination of violin, guitar and rhythm section will keep the party swinging as they perform a well known selection of covers from…
  • Afternoon In Paris Afternoon In Paris
    From £550
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    'Afternoon In Paris' are a talented jazz collective available to hire in a range of line-ups from solo guitar to jazz/vocal duo's, traditional jazz trios and more. Larger line-ups are also available to include a full brass section for that mini big band experience. The…
  • Vintage Vibes Vintage Vibes
    From £490
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    Vintage Vibes are an exciting vintage duo who perfectly capture the 1920s era with their effortless renditions of popular jazz, blues and swing classics. The band offer an exciting and beautifully executed live performance to include contemporary pop songs with a vintage twist to appeal…
  • Swing Groove Swing Groove
    From £1500
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    Swing Groove is a Swing Band and a Soul Band, covering all the party classics from Sinatra, Buble and Elvis through to Otis Redding, Stevie Wonder and more! With an authentic swing and rat pack sound, as well as an extensive repertoire of classic pop…
  • Footprints Quartet Footprints Quartet
    From £720
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    Footprints Quartet are a fresh and versatile jazz band offering a vast repertoire perfect for any occasion. Their wide mix of music spans across the decades from early jazz standards to Miles Davies to tasteful renditions of contemporary pop classics. Please scroll down the list…
  • Jon - Singer / Pianist Jon - Singer / Pianist
    From £340
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    Jon is an exceptional talent with a distinct vocal ability that is certain to delight and entertain. Performing solo piano / vocals, he is perfect for any function including wedding receptions, corporate events, birthday and house parties. Jon's soulful voice will be sure to give…
  • Blueprint Trio Blueprint Trio
    From £550
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    Blueprint Trio provide a friendly and professional performance that will guarantee to make your occasion a memorable one. This 3-piece jazz band come with over 10 years experience performing nationwide and abroad playing a repertoire that's familiar by all. Their versatile range of upbeat and…
  • LulaBelle LulaBelle
    From £655
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    Meet LulaBelle, a stylish vintage duo bringing you a taste of the old and the new with their selection of modern classics with a twist. With a combination of beautiful harmonies and gorgeous looks the girls bring a touch of class to every single event;…
  • Dave - Jazz/Pop Solo Piano Dave - Jazz/Pop Solo Piano
    From £290
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    From well known jazz and swing right through to contemporary pop, Dave offers an eclectic mix of music to cater for events of every kind. As a solo pianist, Dave has held residencies at a number of established hotels as well as playing at numerous…
  • Olivia King (Duo & Band) Olivia King (Duo & Band)
    From £450
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    The expressive and soothing vocals of Olivia King will really set the scene for your corporate drinks reception or wedding breakfast. For that perfect ambience, Olivia offers a natural and soulful jazz sound to impress and entertain your guests. With years of experience performing at…
  • Alice in Jazz Alice in Jazz
    From £840
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    Alice in Jazz offer a sophisticated set of swinging jazz classics to entice and entertain your guests throughout the evening. The band plays a variety of popular vocal-led jazz numbers from various artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Katie Melua, Julie London, Norah Jones,…
  • Clever Dixie Clever Dixie
    From £1250
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    Clever Dixie are a sensational 6-piece Swing Jive band performing a range of popular pop and rock songs with a twist. Their unique cross-genre repertoire has been put together to suit everyone's tastes providing a high energy show that's guaranteed to entertain your guests. With…
  • The Chaser Quartet The Chaser Quartet
    From £895
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    The Chaser quartet bring you the very best of both worlds; cool, smooth and sophisticated Jazz, as well as dance-floor favourites from the 1950s to the modern day. A truly versatile band of excellent young musicians, the Chaser Quartet can provide all of your musical…
  • Close Enough for Jazz Close Enough for Jazz
    From £500
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    This London Jazz trio are one of the UK's newest and most exciting Jazz function bands. Mixing in traditional elements of Jazz standards with more contemporary and bluesy numbers, they are perfect for any occasion be it as background music during dinner, corporate receptions or…