Who is jazz band for hire and what have you done?
The band members have played with such notables as Bruce Adams, Shakin’ Stevens, Scott Hamilton, Alan Barnes, Digby Fairweather… Playing all over the world from Europe, to Scandinavia, and as far as the US! Performed in front of 50,000 at events such as Dresden Jazz Festival and Silverstone Formula 1 Grand Prix. Unlike the hundreds of ‘jazz function bands’ found online we’re fully professional jazz musicians, respected on the jazz circuits and clubs throughout the UK & Europe, just see our gig lists!
Whatever the event we can match you up with a entertaining professional musicians that will lift your event on to the next level Every year we are asked to supply professional jazz musicians for : Business Awards, Promotions, Birthday Parties, Swing Dances, Wedding Receptions, Anniversaries, Garden Parties…..any situation where live music enhances and enriches the event.
How long will the band play for?
This all depends on how long you want the band to play for, all prices are based on 2 x 45minute sets with a 10 – 30 minute break. an example would be :
20:00 – 20:45
21:15 – 22:00
However, this doesn’t mean that the band can’t play for longer, if a client requests for the band to play for longer the price would be adjusted accordingly. Typically the price wouldn’t be dramatically increased please ask us for a quote!
What will the band require?
The band don’t really need that much, all they will need is enough space to perform (see stage plans) and access to power. On some occasions the band may require refreshments, please check your contract terms.
What if I have a request?
If there’s a special song that you want playing on your big day please let u know and we’ll do everything we can to learn it!
How far will the band travel?
Our bands are fully professional musicians and are used to travelling the length of the country on a regular basis, your quote will include travel expenses and/or accommodation if needed. If you are able to provide the band with accommodation yourself this can be arranged.
How long do the band take to set up?
Typically the band will take anywhere between 15 – 45 minutes to set up depending on the size of the group, for more information just ask and we’ll let you know!
How do I know which band is right for me?
We have a variety of bands available to cater for everyone’s needs, if you are struggling to decided what might be best for your event please do not hesitate to contact us. Generally 2 & 3 piece bands are for smaller events, the 4 piece is small enough for most events and powerful enough for larger events and the 5/6/9 piece bands are suitable for weddings and medium to large sized events.
What are your cancellation terms?
If you cancel the booking within 6 months of the event the you are liable for 50% of the fee, Within 2 months of the event 75% of the fee and within 1 month of the event, you are liable for 100% of the fee. The booking deposit is non-refundable.
Will the band provide music in-between their sets / during breaks?
We can provide you with music during their breaks, though there is an extra charge for this. We can also arrange for music of a similar style to be played and are happy to bring along CD’s for you to use on your own CD player. Please let us know in advance!