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The Alchemists
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The Alchemists Trio / Jazz Trio - 2 x 45 Minutes

TRIO PACKAGE For more relaxed or low-key events that still require some sophisticated swing, the Alchemists also offer a trio package. Highlighting the exceptional raw vocal ability of the lead vocalist, Eden, this package offers a stripped back but equally varied offering of jazz, swing, soul, Latin, and funk songs, supported by drums, keys, or double bass. This option is perfect for dinner parties and makes an excellent choice for early evening entertainment to get your party warmed up. The trio package includes two sets of 45 minutes, with a 15 minute break in between.
From: £600 per event
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Tessa Smith and The AppleJacks
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Jazz Duo - Female Vocal & Piano - 2 x 45 Minutes

Jazz vocalist, Tessa, can perform authentic 1920s, 30s and 40s repertoire with a Pianist 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 Charleston! Tessa brings all the sound equipment she requires and have PL insurance so you know she's safe to have around! This package assumes: * a set up of around 45 minutes, with no longer than an hour's wait between end of sound check and first performance. * a 30 minute break between sets. Tessa can put on appropriate music in this gap at no additional charge * No waiting time between the end of the performance and the packing down of equipment.
From: £475 per event
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Blue Seven Jazz
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Four Piece Jazz Band With Or Without Vocals - 2 x 45 Minutes

Blue Seven jazz will bring a professional and entertaining performance to your event. From Blues to Latin, Funk to Swing we have the jazz for any occasion. We are a well established band comprising trumpet, guitar, bass and drums. Blue Seven have played together for four years playing numerous gigs in and around Sheffield. Our typical offer comprises two 45 minute sets but we are able to accommodate a range of other requirements; just ask and we'll do everything that we can to meet your needs.
From: £400 per event
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Almaz
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Bluesy Jazz Duo - 2 x 45 Minutes

Live Blues & Jazz Guitar & Vocal Duo. Almaz will attend your event and provide up to 90 minutes of live guitar and vocals within a 2 hour period. This can be 2 x 45 minutes or 3 x 30 minutes performance. We will provide a PA and all equipment needed for Almaz to perform to an audience of up to 100 people. Generally the set list will cover artists such as Etta James, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Caro Emerald, Amy Winehouse and many more women of jazz & blues. Samples can be found online and the set list can be tweaked according to the event. Almaz can offer a chilled and relaxed set, a more upbeat set or a mix of both depending on requirements.
From: £400 per event
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Mike Smith Saxophonist
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Jazz Duo - 2 x 45 Minutes

Sax and guitar duo The ideal choice for your event, adding a touch of class with our unique sound. Will play all sorts of jazz and pop to suit your audience. Perfect for drinks receptions and events.
From: £450 per event
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L A Jazz Band
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4 Piece Dixieland Jazz Band - Up To 3.5 Hours

The L A Jazz Band are an experienced and professional ensemble and have have played at prestigious venues for Weddings, Private Parties, Gala's, Sports Clubs, Racecourses and Corporate Functions etc. We play popular lively music in the Dixieland Jazz style. "The band played as guests arrived at our wedding. They were excellent and very professional. The music choices were great and they really looked the part. Would be happy to recommend them to anyone."
From: £600 per event
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Ben Playford Trio
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Jazz Duo With Vocals

The Ben Playford duo is a vocal led piano ensemble that specialises in playing well-known tunes from the jazz and blues repertoire. They play everything from ballads to bossa's, blues to up-tempo swing numbers. They provide a perfect backdrop to a civilised meal or wedding reception drinks but can also get people on to the dancefloor for evening entertainment. About the package: Jazz duo with vocals. Jazz, blues and swing standards with a modern groovy feel. 2 x 60 or 3 x 40 minute sets.
From: £440 per event
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Swingamathing
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7 Piece Swing Band With Female Vocals - 2 x 45 Minutes

Swingamathing is a truly 1940’s style, 7 piece swing band. Think of a wartime dance in the local village hall, great swinging tunes; that’s us. Authentic vocals, brass arrangements, vintage clothing all bring the style to your event. Not a backing track in sight. What our customers have said lately 'An impressive outfit, superb sounds and musicianship...lovely people too', 'A fantastic band, a joy to work with', 'Highly recommended', Our fee is based on the following: We will fully liaise with you before the event. We arrive approximately an hour before playing time and set up with minimum disruption. We will play two 45 minute sets or equivalent and then pack up quickly to get out of your way, within 4 hours of arrival. We can play a playlist through our PA between sets. Please note, our travel is based on 3 cars.
From: £930 per event
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Frankly Jazz
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7 Piece Band with Male Vocals - 2 Hours

Male Singer with piano, double bass, drums, sax, trombone and trumpet. We play 2 x 1 hour sets with DJ playlist in-between sets and lighting till midnight. Includes lighting and PA.
From: £1900 per event
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Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra
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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 and beyond. Well-known big band tunes made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, Bobby Darin, Andy Williams, Tom Jones and Neil Diamond and more recently revived by Harry Connick Jnr, Robbie Williams and Michael Bublé. Mr Swing is very versatile. It can perform a mix of styles for a party crowd including audience participation and sing-alongs; strict-tempo sets for a ballroom dance or theme its repertoire for a wartime event. The band is equally at home playing in small venues to audiences of fifty as it is performing to crowds of a thousand and always adjusts its performance area and volume to suit the occasion. The members of the band take great pride in their professionalism and enjoy themselves at every event. Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra provides its own PA and lighting for audiences up to 250 and typically plays 3 x 40 minute or 2 x 45 minute sets.
From: £1638 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 repertoire is easy-listening and familiar songs ranging from old jazz and swing standards to popular hits mainly from the 60's and 70's, plus a few more recent ones, all arranged by us to suit our line-up. Our price is based on performing either 2 x45 minute sets or 3x 30 minute sets within a twenty mile radius, and finishing no later than 23:30 hours. Minimum 15 minute break between sets. We provide our own PA which clients can also use to put their own playlist through between sets. Approximately one hour set-up time. For events with more than 250 people, the price of hiring a larger PA might need to be factored in. Lighting provided.
From: £385 per event
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Dr Butler's Hatstand Medicine Band
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Dr Butler's Hatstand Medicine Band

The Hatstand Medicine Band are a travelling troupe of musicological minstrels, peddling the good Doctors unique good-time tonic to all four corners of the land. Formed from a secret combination of early blues and jazz forms, a sprinkle of ragtime, a dash of hot swing, the essence of sweet spiritual, a pinch of the oldest of old-timey melodies and a teaspoon of Vaudevillian and Music Hall showoffery. All whisked together with the most esoteric of folk rhythms. Whatever the occasion, weddings, birthdays, hen parties, charity events, births and deaths, we will be there to entertain you. We offer a unique mixture of early blues, jazz, ragtime, country, vaudeville, Music hall, klezmer, folk and bluegrass. We have a large PA which is suitable for a variety of events and can access other equipment if necessary.
From: £250 per event
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154 Jazz Bands in Manchester to request a quote from

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Bloomsbury Function Band - Bloomsbury Music Collective Jazz Band

Bloomsbury Function Band - Bloomsbury Music Collective

Available in Manchester 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 fi...

Dr Butler's Hatstand Medicine Band Jazz Band

Dr Butler's Hatstand Medicine Band

Available in Manchester from £250.00
5 Verified bookings
1 Reviews:

Recent review: What can I say, they were amazing. Great communication in the lead up made it very easy to organise. Looking forward to seeming them play again sometime soon hopefully. Thanks so much.

The  Alchemists Jazz Band

The Alchemists

Available in Manchester from £1200
5 Verified bookings
15 Reviews:

Recent review: The Alchemists delighted our wedding guests over the course of the evening. Thank you for getting everyone up and dancing from the very first song 😁 We had a great time, and highly recommend them to anyone organising a party. You won't be disappointed!

The Silver Moon Quartet Jazz Band

The Silver Moon Quartet

Available in Manchester from £500
4 Verified bookings
2 Reviews:

Recent review: Just fabulous!

ETTA - Piano and Saxophone Duo Jazz Band

ETTA - Piano and Saxophone Duo

Available in Manchester from £230

About: ETTA is an energetic, versatile and experienced piano and saxophone duo based in Greater Manchester and available to hire across the UK. Emily (piano) and Hannah (saxophone) specialise in performi...

Bloomsbury Music Collective Jazz Band

Bloomsbury Music Collective

Available in Manchester from £800+vat

About: Our music company operates as a collective managing some of the finest professional musicians in the North West. We specialise in creating packages for the entirety of your event selecting versatil...

Ben Playford Trio Jazz Band

Ben Playford Trio

Available in Manchester from £440

About: The Ben Playford trio are a vocal led piano ensemble that specialises in playing well-known tunes from the jazz and blues repertoire. They play everything from ballads to bossa's, blues to up-temp...

Claire Victoria Violin Jazz Band

Claire Victoria Violin

Available in Manchester from £250

About: Jazz, country blues and old time duo! We play a mix of old country blues songs and well-known jazz jazz standards, rich vocals mixed with fiery fiddling and the piano prowess. Available instrumenta...

Big Phat Phunction Band Jazz Band

Big Phat Phunction Band

Available in Manchester from £enquire

About: The Big Phat Phunction band is a unique function band due to its adaptable line-up (5-12 members) and wide-ranging repertoire. As well as playing favourite function songs (Brown Eyed Girl, Happy et...

Dani Sicari & The Easy Rollers Jazz Band

Dani Sicari & The Easy Rollers

Available in Manchester from £1,050

About: Grab your dancin’ shoes ‘cos the 20s are here to stay! Taking you back to the golden age of jazz, Dani Sicari & The Easy Rollers is a roaring seven-piece vintage jazz band featuring award-winning m...

Rhythm & Groove Function Band Jazz Band

Rhythm & Groove Function Band

Available in Manchester from £600

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Jazz Friends Jazz Band

Jazz Friends

Available in Manchester from £600

About: Versatile acoustic Jazz trio playing a range of traditional jazz standards as well as blues, funk and more recent numbers.

Lucy Mae And Luc Phan Jazz Band

Lucy Mae And Luc Phan

Available in Manchester from £250

About: Lucy & Luc have been providing chilled out vibes to Manchester's snazziest events and venues since 2015. Introduced by a producer at The Beehive Mill in Ancoats, their connection was immediate and ...

Jeremy Sassoon Jazz Band

Jeremy Sassoon

Available in Manchester from £300
1 Verified bookings
8 Reviews:

Recent review: "Booking Jeremy as our wedding pianist was one of the best decisions we made!! He played whilst our guests arrived at the church and during the signing of the register and then again during the wedding breakfast. His repertoire is fantastic, his voice amazing and he really got everyone in such a happy mood. At some points he even had all of our guests singing along during dinner. A real wedding highlight!! Emily Henderson 10/10"

Garston Entertainments Ltd Jazz Band

Garston Entertainments Ltd

Available in Manchester 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 excl...

Taylor McCabe Jazz Band

Taylor McCabe

Available in Manchester from £400.00

About: Catherine and Danny have teamed up to deliver a very special and personal experience in 'Taylor McCabe'. In their four years of playing together, they have gained a solid reputation and are proud ...

Helea Gimeno Jazz Band

Helea Gimeno

Available in Manchester from £200

About: I have more than ten years of experience within the music industry. I have worked arranging/composing, singing , playing guitar and bass guitar for numerous bands and as a solo artist. I play/sing ...

The Northern Swing Orchestra Jazz Band

The Northern Swing Orchestra

Available in Manchester from £enquire

About: Formed in conjunction with The Jonathan Wyatt Big Band. The big band plays some of the very best in big band music.


Jazz Bands in cities of Greater Manchester

Tips on choosing jazz bands in Manchester for your wedding or function event

If you're looking to hire a Jazz Band for your wedding, corporate or private celebration in Manchester, take a look at our extensive catalogue to find the best option for your event. You can filter Jazz 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:

Whether it is marriage, birthday, corporate event or other such events, there is no doubt that hiring the right Jazz bands is very important. They add lot of life and verve into the whole event and make it very memorable for the guests and also the hosts. However it is important to hire the right service provider taking into account various factors.

Keep In Mind The Occasion

One should bear in mind there are different types of jazz bands for different occasions and events. Hence it is important to go in for the right jazz bands for hire in Manchester keeping in mind the exact requirements. This should not be a difficult task if one decides to do some research on the internet. It should not take more than a few minutes to identify the right jazz team to suit specific requirements and situations.

Consider The Band Items And Equipments

Once the occasion has been firmed up, the next job is to look for jazz performers with the best collections of band and music items. Though this could vary from one band to another, there are some common equipment that should be available. These include trumpets, violin, accordion, piano, saxophone, guitar, fiddle, mandolin, flutes and other percussion items. Usually the band size is around twenty but there are some jazz bands for hire in Manchester which have smaller or larger troupes.

Check On Credentials And Reputation

It is important for customers to check on the reputation and credentials of these professional jazz band troupes. While some service providers might be ready to provide their list of customers for reference checks, in other cases it might require a bit of discretion. It might not be a bad idea to visit a live jazz band performance and then take a decision whether to hire them or not.

Start Early In The Day

When deciding on the right jazz bands for hire in Manchester it is very important to keep a few points in mind. Quality jazz bands are always in demand and they are booked well in advance. Hence it is very important that customers start the due diligence process well before time so that they are able to hire quality people before they are contracted by others.

At the end of the day, since these jazz bands are becoming integral part of many events, the onus lies on customers to hire the right talent after careful evaluation and consideration.

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