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Dr Jazz
(4)

6 Piece Roaring 20s/Great Gatsby Band - 2 hours over a 3.5 hour period

Dr Jazz is a Great Gatsby/Roaring 20s and 30s band with male vocals guaranteed to get feet tapping with instantly well-known recognisible tunes. We also play crowd-pleasing Jungle Book tunes which always go down a storm with all ages. I front the band in top hat, white tie and tails and sing thr…
From: £1350 per event
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Hot Shoes
(5)

6 piece band with female vocals

Verified bookings: 7
This package is for 2 sets from our 6 piece band. We will play 2 x 45 minute sets within a 2 hour period. The lineup of the band is: Vocals, Trumpet, Saxophone, Guitar, Double bass and Drums. We can provide all necessary sound and lighting equipment free of charge!
From: £1300 per event
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Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra
(4)

13 Piece Band With Male Vocals - 2 hours over a 3.5 hour period

Mr Swing’s Dance Orchestra is a compact 13-piece Rat-pack style big band comprising male vocalist, four brass, five saxes and three rhythm. The band performs classic songs from the radio broadcasts of the thirties, through the Glenn Miller sound of the forties to the Rat-pack days of the fifties an…
From: £1638 per event
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The Silver Ghosts
(11)

5 Piece swing & syncopation ensemble evoking dance gigs of the 1920s 30s & 40s

Verified bookings: 6
5 piece performing 2 x 40 min sets of upbeat 1920s-40s swing & syncopation. - Suited in glamorous period style attire - Can DJ 1920s-40s swing between sets if required (no charge) - We have PA, mixer etc., only require couple of power points. - Equip set up starts 1 hr before 1st set start (for…
From: £790 per event
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Leeds City Stompers
(1)

1920s - 40s Trio - 2 x 45 Minutes

Verified bookings: 1
We are a high energy 1920s - 1950s trio that plays popular Blues, Jazz, Ragtime, Rock & Roll, Swing and Boogie music. 1920s - 40s trio - 2 x 45 mins starting around 8pm and finishing by 11pm. We do 50+ private events a year when people want vintage music that gets people dancing.
From: £1150 per event
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The Lollipops
(13)

The Lollipops - (3 Vox + Guitarist) 2 x 45 mins

Verified bookings: 13
3 Vocalists + Guitarist 2 x 45 mins (30 min break with playlist provided) Choice of outfits to suit your event, including one outfit change (1 per each set) 1. Pastel Coloured Swing Dresses 2. Military Outfits 3. Maxi Sequined Dresses Repertoire includes Jazz and Swing classics from artists such…
From: £920 per event
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Cool Groove
(3)

Live Music Trio - 2 x 45 Minutes

Verified bookings: 12
We are a very versatile trio playing all styles from jazz, swing, soul through to funk and pop. We can play smooth sophisticated background music for dinner parties and drinks receptions also upbeat party numbers if people want to dance. We have a full PA and public liability insurance. For wedding…
From: £500 per event
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One Jump Ahead
(6)

7 Piece Swing/Jive Band With Male Lead Vocal - 2 Hours

Verified bookings: 4
We are One Jump Ahead - a versatile Swing/Jive band that gets everyone dancing! Our selection of Rat Pack, Jazz, Rhythm & Blues, Rock'n'Roll, Soul/Motown and Vintage Pop will make any event go with a swing! We have a repertoire as big as a Wurlitzer juke box and soon get people out of their seats a…
From: £1000 per event
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Tessa Smith and The AppleJacks
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Jazz Trio - Female Vocal, Piano, Bass/Saxophone - 2 x 45 Minutes

Verified bookings: 13
Jazz vocalist, Tessa, can perform authentic 1920s, 30s and 40s repertoire with a Pianist and Bassist (or Saxophonist) for your vintage event. The sets (typically 2 x 45mins) can be tailored for your needs; for example, only 1920s for your Gatsby party. Tessa can even teach your guests the Charle…
From: £675 per event
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Pastry Shoes
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3 Piece Band With Female Vocals - 1.5 Hours

Pastry Shoes is an engaging trio with guitar, female vocals and female tenor sax. We specialise in creating a warm party atmosphere, usually starting with gentle, mellow songs and gradually increasing the tempo, but will always consider the client's wishes concerning the itinerary. Our repertoi…
From: £385 per event
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Swing Gitan UK
(22)

Gypsy Jazz Trio - 2 Hours

Verified bookings: 9
Hot swinging gypsy jazz trio!!!! A dynamic and electrifying gypsy jazz quartet who specialise in the infectious swing sounds from the 1930's. Their sound encapsulates the pulsating energy of the gypsy jazz guitar style, catchy vocal lines and infectious trumpet solos. The band carry a suit…
From: £450 per event
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Roaring '20s Jazz Band
(7)

Trio (Vocals, Guitar & Saxophone) - 2 x 45 Minutes

Verified bookings: 2
A tailored set list with up to 3 special requests Arrival 1 hour before the performance 2 x 45 minute sets of live music with short breaks (15-20 minute) iPod playlist between sets on request PAT tested PA system for up to 150 guests A variety of performing costumes to suit your event (1920s, …
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132 Swing Bands in Leeds to request a quote from

Make sure your event in Leeds, West Yorkshire stays on tempo with the perfect swing band! We have 114 swing bands in our catalogue for you to consider. Among our top requested categories this month: wedding bands in London, jazz bands in London, string quartets in London, swing bands in London, DJ Hire London London, wedding venues in London., wedding bands in Manchester, DJ hire in Manchester.

Tessa Smith and The AppleJacks Swing Band

Tessa Smith and The AppleJacks

Available in Leeds from £275
13 Verified bookings
5 Reviews:
Recent review: Tessa was fantastic! Professional, talented, the songs were just perfect and she was lovely.
Leeds City Stompers Swing Band

Leeds City Stompers

Available in Leeds from £950
1 Verified bookings
1 Reviews:
About: We are a high energy 1920s - 1950s trio that plays popular Blues, Jazz, Ragtime, Rock & Roll, Swing and Boogie music. With guitar, double bass, drums, washboard and three vocals, Leeds City Stompe…
Lasting Notes Swing Band

Lasting Notes

Available in Leeds from £400
2 Reviews:
About: From swing bands to pop packages, background duos to party bands, we've got your wedding entertainment sorted. Lasting Notes offer a number of high quality, exclusive acts and we're sure that we have…
Ms Swing Band

Ms

Available in Leeds from £250
About: A professional singer and songwriter with international status and with over twenty years of experience, performing traditional and contemporary Jazz, Soul and Funk; covers and original songs.
The Great Yorkshire Dance Orchestra Swing Band

The Great Yorkshire Dance Orchestra

Available in Leeds from £1000
About: The Great Yorkshire Dance Orchestra is an authentic 1920s jazz band, whose entire repertoire consists of transcriptions of original scores and recordings from the art deco era. Playing on vintage ins…
The Radio Pensacola Band Swing Band

The Radio Pensacola Band

Available in Leeds from £500.00
2 Verified bookings
3 Reviews:
About: The Radio Pensacola Band and the 58 Jazz Collective are essentially one bunch of jazz musicians playing two different types of jazz! The Pensacola's go back to the golden age of the Speakeasy and Pr…
Think Tank Entertainment Swing Band

Think Tank Entertainment

Available in Leeds from £185
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Frankly Jazz Swing Band

Frankly Jazz

Available in Leeds from £21000
About: We are a high-class swing band that plays the best swing and jive as well as some swing versions of modern pop songs. We have a fantastic line-up of some of the best jazz musicians in the north of En…
Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra Swing Band

Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra

Available in Leeds from £1500
4 Reviews:
About: Mr Swing’s Dance Orchestra is a compact 13-piece Rat-pack style big band comprising male vocalist, four brass, five saxes and three rhythm. Founded in 1997 with help from The Prince’s Trust, Mr Swing…
Dr Jazz Swing Band

Dr Jazz

Available in Leeds from £1250
4 Reviews:
About: A fun and quirky 6-piece Roaring 20s band comprising trumpet/vocals, trombone, clarinet, piano, bass and drums with some songs being sung through a megaphone for that authentic 1920s sound! Dr Jazz i…
Bloomsbury Function Band - Bloomsbury Music Collective Swing Band

Bloomsbury Function Band - Bloomsbury Music Collective

Available in Leeds from £800+vat
6 Verified bookings
About: WEDDING BANDS - DJ/LIVE BAND - JAZZ BAND - SWING BAND - DJ - JAZZ GROUPS Please enquire for our full range of musicians. Our music company operates as a collective managing some of the fine…
The  Alchemists Swing Band

The Alchemists

Available in Leeds from £1200
5 Verified bookings
14 Reviews:
Recent review: Unfortunately our experience with The Alchemists was less than satisfactory, We got the general feeling that the band really didn't want to be there and did not take kindly to the fact that we reques…
Blind Tiger Swing Band

Blind Tiger

Available in Leeds from £650
3 Verified bookings
2 Reviews:
About: Blind Tiger, a name taken from the prohibition-era secret bars, is a band who reinvigorates contemporary songs with a cool, quirky twist. Imagine a shot of jazz, a splash of latin, a glug of 1950s Ne…
The MPR Jazz Ensemble Swing Band

The MPR Jazz Ensemble

Available in Leeds from £350.00
1 Verified bookings
1 Reviews:
Recent review: Thank you so much for helping to make my daughter's wedding reception such a memorable day. The 3 piece band, who performed a delightful selection of well known jazz pieces, sounded amazing, looked …
New adventure band  Swing Band

New adventure band

Available in Leeds from £700+
About: We are a 4/5/6 piece party band , brass section optional . We provide all styles of music through the decades & can also provide special theme nights . We travel national & international .
Swingamathing Swing Band

Swingamathing

Available in Leeds from £650.00
2 Verified bookings
About: Swingamathing are a truly 40's styled swing band. We pack a 'big band' punch in a small band package. Imagine yourself at a wartime village dance with a band playing favourite tunes ideal for dancin…
Garston Entertainments Ltd Swing Band

Garston Entertainments Ltd

Available in Leeds from £200
About: Live Entertainment booking agency established in 1978, we supply professional, quality live entertainment ideas & inspiration for your Corporate Event, Private Function, Venue or Wedding We exclus…
Ben Playford Trio Swing Band

Ben Playford Trio

Available in Leeds from £440
1 Verified bookings
1 Reviews:
Recent review: What a joy! So glad I have chosen Ben Playford for our special evening. Totally love the music and Ben went out his way to make my wish come true. Thank you! I shall definitely book you guys again.

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Tips on choosing a perfect swing band in Leeds

If you're looking to hire a Swing Band for your wedding, corporate or private celebration in Leeds, take a look at our extensive catalogue to find the best option for your event. You can filter Swing Bands by price and location, and compare reviews, images and videos to help you make the right choice. When choosing a Function Music Band it's important to consider:

Music played at the right volume creates a fun and exciting atmosphere for guests as they mingle with each other and network. The presence of a professional swing band makes your guests appreciate the fact that you took some time to find the ideal musical group. The entertainment provided by a live band is not comparable to hiring a DJ. This is one of the main reasons why most people resort to hiring swing bands in Leeds. Below are a few useful tips that guide you through the process of hiring the right band.

First and foremost, hire a highly reputable band to perform at your function. Many musicians nowadays find it rather easy to create a website just to make it appear as though they are professionals. However, the precise atmosphere you need a band to create can only be pulled off by a reputable band. A less experienced band is likely to disappoint you.

Remember, song selection is the key to having a perfect atmosphere. While planning a cocktail reception, a wedding, or corporate reception, choose a swing band that can create a fun and exciting environment for your guests. With this type of music, your guests can mingle and network while listening to soothing music playing in the background.

Listen to a jazz band perform before making a hire decision. This is an excellent way of assessing their level of skill. Furthermore, you can also determine whether their style suits your specific requirements. However, if it is not possible to watch the band perform live, you can request to be provided with a video recording.

Prior to hiring swing bands in Leeds, enquire whether your preferred band is comfortable playing your favourite jazz songs. Most bands will allow you to make a few song selections. These few tips will guide you through the process of hiring a suitable swing band.