Oxford Jazz & Swing Bands

Oxford Jazz & Swing Bands

Hello and welcome to the home of Bands for Hire's fine selection of local jazz bands in Oxford! We've carefully tracked down the best musicians in town to work with us to provide you with the best live music experience possible at your upcoming event – every last one of our Oxford jazz bands takes a wholly professional approach to their work, which, coupled with their extensive experience and musical talent, makes for a smooth and enjoyable operation. It's easier than ever for you to book an Oxford jazz band with us thanks to our simple and stress-free booking system – plus all of our rates are highly competitive.

Hire Jazz Singers and Jazz Bands in Oxford

'Jazz' covers several sub genres, all of which featuring fantastic musicianship. Check out our Oxford jazz bands' profile pages below to get an idea of the range of Dixieland jazz, trad jazz, cool jazz, contemporary jazz, bebop, gypsy jazz and jazz standards from the Great American Songbook (written by George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin and other renowned jazz composers) they play. You'll also find that many of our jazz bands in Oxford like to try their hands at more modern pop tunes, albeit with a jazzy twist – they'll change the way you and your guests look at Ed Sheeran, the Beatles, Rihanna and Status Quo!

A great many of our recommended jazz bands in Oxford are fronted by some truly captivating jazz singers. Following in the footsteps of the likes of Billie Holiday, Etta James, Nina Simone, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole and Dean Martin, our Oxford jazz singers take their art very seriously – and their performances will leave you in no doubt of their rightful position in the jazz continuum.

Booking an Oxford Swing Band

Our Oxford swing bands have been recommended for all manner of events – any size, any style. Jazz is just the ultimate secret weapon when you're looking to take your surprise birthday, corporate event, private dinner function, garden party, awards ceremony, graduation, drinks reception, wedding reception, wedding breakfast, charity ball, summer fete, gala or work Christmas do to the next level of coolness!

As far as our booking process is concerned, all you need to do is choose which of Oxford jazz bands you lie the look of, give them a listen via the links provided, and send us an inquiry. Easy! Depending on your venue and budget requirements, you may prefer a solo acoustic jazz guitarist, solo jazz pianist, acoustic jazz duo, jazz trio, jazz quartet or larger jazz band with backing singers and a full brass section. We can offer you all of these and more – and many of our flexible and accommodating jazz bands in Oxford can adjust their line ups to meet your requirements. All usage of the band's equipment is covered by the quotes we've given; this also goes for their altered line ups, which usually result in a fantastic jazz cocktail, acoustic or lounge set.

  • 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...
  • Artisan Jazz
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    Artisan Jazz
    From £550
    Artisan Jazz are an instrumental trio who've hand crafted the ultimate swing and gypsy jazz experience! Based in and around London, this skilful group of musicians...
  • Soul That Swings
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    Soul That Swings
    From £1095
    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...
  • Ain't That Jazz
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    Ain't That Jazz
    From £495
    'Ain't That Jazz' are a professional group of Jazz musicians with an eclectic repertoire that spans from early Jazz standards and the Rat Pack area, right through to...
  • Pocket Full Of Swing
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    Pocket Full Of Swing
    From £340
    Pocket Full Of Swing are an acoustic jazz duo presenting their very own selection of finger-tapping gypsy jazz and vintage swing hits. With their unique blend of...
  • 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...
  • Noteworthy
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    Noteworthy
    From £475
    Noteworthy are an accomplished jazz band based in the South West of England with a solid repertoire of jazz standards. Comprising of several skilled musicians with a...
  • 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...
  • Jazz Report
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    Jazz Report
    From £450
    Jazz Report are a talented young jazz band available to hire for wedding receptions, corporate events and special occasions. The band's extensive repertoire includes...
  • On The Rocks
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    On The Rocks
    From £550
    'On The Rocks' are a group of highly professional musicians having trained at the world renowned Royal Academy of Music. The band offer an eclectic repertoire of Jazz...
  • The Brogues Brothers
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    The Brogues Brothers
    From £425
    The Brogues Brothers are a talented 1920s/30s acoustic jazz guitar duo, performing well crafted arrangements of timeless jazz standards, classical favourites and...
  • A Little Bit Gatsby
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    A Little Bit Gatsby
    From £310
    A Little Bit Gatsby are the only reason you need to adorn your favourite feather bowers and do the Charleston. The 1920s, 30s and 40s needn't be long gone with this...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Absolute Vintage
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    Absolute Vintage
    From £1650
    Absolute Vintage know the 1920s like the back of their hands and have a stack of classic swing and contemporary songs to stir up any crowd! If you're planning on...
  • Big Blue Moon
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    Big Blue Moon
    From £1170
    Big Blue Moon are an infectious swing band performing classic 1920s swing, and contemporary mash-ups with a vintage twist. The band work closely with a selection of...