Canterbury Jazz & Swing Bands

Canterbury Jazz & Swing Bands

Welcome to Bands for Hire's buzzing hive of jazz activity - our Canterbury jazz bands homepage! Nowhere else will you find so many astonishingly talented local jazz and swing bands in Canterbury - and we can guarantee your experience using our easy booking service will be stress free and enjoyable. It's now simpler than ever to treat your guests to a professional standard Canterbury jazz band, all of whom being available at a highly competitive rate.

Hire a Canterbury Jazz Band

Planning a summer fete, a charity ball, a corporate event or awards ceremony? Book yourself one of our Canterbury jazz bands to give it a classy air of coolness! Planning a surprise birthday, a wedding reception, a garden party or anniversary? Book yourself one of our Canterbury jazz bands to give your friends and loved ones an upbeat treat that'll move their feet! Our quotes cover the band's travel cost and all equipment so all you need to do is provide a space for them to play and a crowd for them to play to!

We have every kind of Canterbury jazz band imaginable - 1920s and 30s style swing bands all the way down to solo jazz guitarists, via jazz trios, solo jazz pianists, acoustic duos and jazz quartets. There are so many variables here: style, space, volume, and whether you want your guests to sit around clicking their fingers or dance around like crazed lunatics. We cater for all needs, and our flexible and accommodating jazz bands in Canterbury will go the extra mile to meet you venue and budget requirements. Let us know if you'd prefer an acoustic or cocktail set, or and expanded band with backing singers and horn sections.

You may also like to branch a little further out and explore our Kent Jazz Bands page.

Jazz Singers for Hire in Canterbury

Jazz means many different things to many different people, so we make sure we have plenty of jazz bands in Canterbury who perform New Orleans Dixieland / trad jazz, modern jazz, Django Reidhardt-style gypsy jazz, bebop, hard bebop, jazz funk, jazz fusion, and anything else with jazz in the title. For jazz newcomers, the majority of our Canterbury swing and jazz bands will perform their reworkings of the best Kings of Leon, Oasis, Cee Lo Green and Alicia Keys hits.

Whilst some smooth piano or guitar based jazz, maybe with a little trumpet on top, is pretty much the perfect music to have on in the background of a conversation, if you'd rather instigate some riotous dancing, get one of our mega-talented jazz vocalists to show you the way. You'll feel as though Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and the whole of the rest of his Rat Pack are there in the room with you!

  • The Swing Band
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    The Swing Band
    From £840
    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,...
  • Indigo Jazz
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    Indigo Jazz
    From £595
    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...
  • Tuxedo Jazz
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    Tuxedo Jazz
    From £880
    Tuxedo Jazz are available as a 3/4/5/6-piece band. Able to adapt from ‘background music’ to ‘music for dancing’ with ease, they are unquestionably one of our...
  • The Jazz Lounge Trio
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    The Jazz Lounge Trio
    From £645
    A tight knit 3-piece jazz band offering a collection of jazz standards for an air of class and sophistication. The Jazz Lounge Trio consists of three professionally...
  • The Gypsy Carnivals
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    The Gypsy Carnivals
    From £880
    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...
  • Blueprint Trio
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    Blueprint Trio
    From £550
    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...
  • Ella & Jones
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    Ella & Jones
    From £610
    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...
  • Jon - Singer / Pianist
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    Jon - Singer / Pianist
    From £340
    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...
  • The Django Rags
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    The Django Rags
    From £490
    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...
  • Vintage Vibes
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    Vintage Vibes
    From £490
    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...
  • Chris - Solo Piano / Vocals
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    Chris - Solo Piano / Vocals
    From £295
    Chris is an accomplished pianist, perfect for solo jazz piano during your wedding breakfast or a combination of piano and vocals during the drinks reception. Having...
  • Alice in Jazz
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    Alice in Jazz
    From £840
    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...
  • Afternoon In Paris
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    Afternoon In Paris
    From £550
    '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....
  • Swing Groove
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    Swing Groove
    From £1500
    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...
  • Dave - Jazz/Pop Solo Piano
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    Dave - Jazz/Pop Solo Piano
    From £290
    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...
  • Clever Dixie
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    Clever Dixie
    From £1250
    Clever Dixie are a sensational 6-piece Swing Jive band for hire performing a range of popular pop and rock songs with a twist. Their unique cross-genre repertoire has...
  • Olivia King (Duo & Band)
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    Olivia King (Duo & Band)
    From £450
    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...
  • Toby - Solo Pianist
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    Toby - Solo Pianist
    From £250
    Toby is a talented young jazz pianist providing subtle, background jazz music for any occasion. He is the ideal choice if you're looking to add some ambiance to your...