Durham Jazz & Swing Bands

Durham Jazz & Swing Bands

Bands for Hire has a specular range of professional jazz bands in Durham for your viewing – and listening – pleasure. We've carefully selected each local artist for their impressive talent, live experience and professional approach. Our Durham jazz bands are available at a highly competitive rate through our simple, stress free booking process – so now it's easier than ever for you to liven up your event with some dynamite live music!

Hire Jazz Singers and Swing Bands in Durham

Jazz is a genre that constantly reinvents itself, giving our Durham jazz bands plenty of incredible tunes to choose from. Their repertoires cover all kinds of styles – cool jazz, trad jazz, New Orleans swing from the 1920s and 30s, gypsy jazz as made famous by Django Reinhardt, Dixieland jazz and the very best jazz standards that such composers as Cole Porter, George Gershwin and Irving Berlin ever contributed to the Great American Songbook. You may well also recognise a few modern chart hits thrown in – Daft Punk, Ed Sheeran and Rihanna songs work terrifically in our Durham jazz bands' style!

Jazz singers are often cited as among the most emotive and skilful in the business. When you think of how iconic Frank Sinatra, Dinah Washington, Amy Winehouse, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole have become over the years for their amazing voices, it's easy to see why the vocalist – who front our Durham jazz bands so very charismatically – take such care in the excellent homages they pay to them.

Booking a Jazz Band in Durham

We've calculated each individual quote for hiring a jazz band in Durham based on their regular line ups (usage of all equipment needed is also covered), but many of our flexible and accommodating Durham jazz bands can shuffle their members around. So if you think your venue, audience and budget size would be better suited to a jazz cocktail, lounge or acoustic set, please let us know in your initial inquiry.

Our jazz and swing bands in Durham are recommended for all kinds of events – there are precious few occasions that wouldn't benefit from some slick guitar work and smooth saxing. Jazz up your bat mitzvah, bar mitzvah, surprise birthday, awards ceremony, private dinner function, wedding reception, garden party, wedding breakfast, work Christmas do, summer ball, charity event, store opening or corporate event with one of our out-of-this-world Durham jazz bands!

  • Hot House Jazz
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    Hot House Jazz
    From £715
    A truly authentic 1920s, prohibition style jazz and swing band that'll leave guests tapping away into the night! Based in the North West, this 1920s jazz and swing...
  • Jazz Roots
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    Jazz Roots
    From £395
    Jazz Roots are a stylish young jazz duo offering an extensive repertoire of jazz standards - perfect for weddings, corporate events and dinner parties. The band offers...
  • That Old Swing Thing
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    That Old Swing Thing
    From £695
    That Old Swing Thing bring you the very best swing tunes from the 20's, the perfect soundtrack for your vintage wedding, party or corporate event. With the biggest and...
  • 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...
  • Gypsyland Jazz
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    Gypsyland Jazz
    From £440
    Gypsyland Jazz are a collective of professional musicians with a carefully crafted repertoire of popular songs with a gypsy jazz twist! If you're looking to create...
  • Take Two
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    Take Two
    From £355
    Take Two are a superb jazz duo that create a wonderfully relaxed and charming atmosphere. Offering a sophisticated set of jazz classics, this duo are certain to leave...
  • 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...
  • Swing Street Trio
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    Swing Street Trio
    From £750
    Jumpin' 3-piece swing band bringing back the sound of 1920's New York. Swing Street Trio perform all the hit's from 1920's prohibition America as made famous by the...
  • The Pranksters
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    The Pranksters
    From £1575
    The Pranksters are a jump and jive 1940s swing band with exuberant spirit! A swing band like no other, The Pranksters welcome you to their unique vintage swing band,...
  • Jamie Berry - Electro Swing DJ
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    Jamie Berry - Electro Swing DJ
    From £795
    Fresh-faced producer Jamie Berry is recognised for his musical couplet of shuffling modern beats and vintage swing sounds. His idiosyncratic sound piques your interest...
  • 52nd Street Jazz
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    52nd Street Jazz
    From £895
    If those timeless jazz standards make you misty-eyed and wistful, then 52nd Street Jazz, with their authentic style and effortless skill, are the jazz band for you....