Herbie Hancock says that jazz ‘is about being in the moment’, and what better time to be in the moment than on your wedding day? There’s nothing like pounding keys and the sound of a saxophone to jerk you into the present, so say goodbye to fears of an empty dance-floor or yawning guests. Hire one of our acclaimed jazz wedding bands, swing wedding bands, or Rat Pack wedding bands, and you’ll host a celebration no one will forget.
Performing hits from legends like Frank Sinatra, Etta James and Duke Ellington, a jazz/swing/Rat Pack band will also put their stamp on recent hits and modern-day chart-toppers. Hot off the heels of the phenomenon known as Postmodern Jukebox, jazzy re-workings of the biggest songs in pop & rock have never been more popular – meaning that guests of all ages and preferences will be thrilled. And that’s a feat which can’t be rated too highly at the all-important wedding reception!
Then again, it’s not all about the reception – wedding jazz, swing and Rat Pack bands are also ideal for those relaxed moments between each whirlwind event. Let your guests recline in style at the signing of the register or at the drinks reception; after all, what breathes sophistication more than sipping champagne to the sound of tinkling keys and brushing drums?
Browse through our list of the industry’s very best Ratpack, jazz, and swing bands for hire here.
Speakeasy Jazz Band
Got a thing for the roaring 20s? Channel The Great Gatsby with this incredible Prohibition-era jazz band for weddings. Specialising in the age’s biggest hits, Speakeasy Jazz Band are polished, characterful, and undeniably glamorous.
MAKE YOUR WEDDING SING WITH SPEAKEASY JAZZ BAND!
Thank us later for introducing you to this phenomenal gypsy jazz wedding band. With a sound like no other, Britalia deliver a heady mix of jazz standards, swing, rock ‘n’ roll, samba and more – all in an inimitable, unforgettable style.
ADD BRITALIA TO YOUR BIG DAY!
Another outstanding and unique act, Harp Fiesta fuse the elegant sound of the harp with the boisterous energy of gypsy swing. Well-received all over the world, the band’s toured Italy twice as well as performing at the Royal Albert Hall.
STUN YOUR GUESTS WITH HARP FIESTA!
With soulful vocals and a hard-hitting horn section, Swing Collective are a dazzling 9-piece wedding swing and jazz band. With a full-bodied sound and a genre-spanning set-list, this fabulous group is guaranteed to impress.
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The Jazz Trane
If instrumental is what you’re after, few wedding jazz bands are as stylish as The Jazz Trane. Inspired by John Coltrane, these talents deliver atmospheric background music as well as heart-pounding Latin and swing.
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Putting their stamp on pop songs like ‘Call Me Maybe’ and ‘Crazy In Love’, this crowd-winning jazz and swing band also perform standards like ‘Cheek To Cheek’ and ‘The Lady Is A Tramp’. Dripping in old Hollywood glamour, they’re the perfect addition to any sophisticated soirée.
WOW THE CROWD WITH SWING BABIES!
Mesmerisingly talented, Vintage Sounds brings together some of the industry’s biggest talents. Singing behind a drum set, the remarkable vocalist sets this band apart.
MAKE YOUR DAY SHINE WITH VINTAGE SOUNDS!
Kudos Big Band
A spectacular 7-piece swing and jazz wedding band, Kudos Big Band combine fantastic vocals with brass, drums, bass and guitar. You can even take the band to a 10-piece for an even more explosive sound!
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Exquisitely talented, this stylish duo combine keys and double bass for an elegant, stripped-back sound. Performing jazz, swing and blues classics, you may have spotted them on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown!
IMPRESS YOUR GUESTS WITH GEORGIAN SUNRISE!
Yet another refined outfit, this jazz and swing wedding band radiates with sophistication. Specialising in jazz, swing, Latin, blues, funk and Bossa Nova, this versatile band is ideal for relaxed moments and jiving dance-floors alike.
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Jazz with a Latin flavour, let Latin Five add some holiday romance to your special day. Slick and sultry, the band collects experienced musicians from all over the world to produce their inimitable sound.
HIRE THE PHENOMENAL LATIN FIVE!
Performing your favourite hits from the American Songbook, The Sophisticats get everyone on their feet with their authentic renditions of tracks from Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, and Harry Connick Jnr.
ADD SOPHISTICATION TO YOUR OCCASION WITH THE SOPHISTICATS!
With their spellbinding renditions of songs old and new, Daisy perform jazz, pop, rock and soul hits from the 50s to the current-day. The band’s rich vocals and astonishing musicianship has made them a hit with clients such as Sky, the BBC, and The Savoy Hotel.
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Blue Moon Quartet
A jazz wedding band with an edge, Blue Moon Quartet fuse soulful vocals with electric guitar riffs to impressive effect. The band performs classics from a variety of artists – from Ella Fitzgerald to Katy Perry; Duke Ellington to Justin Timberlake.
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Swing wedding bands don’t get much cooler than this. Performing the biggest tracks in jazz, Rat Pack and Postmodern swing, this 5-9 piece features both male and female vocals as well as horns, sax, bass, drums, keys, and guitar.
GET EVERYONE ON THE DANCE-FLOOR WITH CAPITAL S!
Swing Soul Sisters
This all-female swing trio is truly outstanding. Backed by drums, trumpet, bass and guitar, these fabulous vocalists put their own swinging spin on hits like ‘Single Ladies’, ‘Mr Brightside’ and ‘No Scrubs’.
DROP JAWS WITH THE FANTASTIC SWING SOUL SISTERS!
Love your Bublé and Sinatra in equal measure? Get the best of both worlds with this tribute to the two legends. The 12-piece swing wedding band features a 4-piece rhythm section as well as a 6-piece brass section for a hard-hitting, all-around sound.
ADD SOME BUBLÉ AND SINATRA TO YOUR SPECIAL DAY!
Give your wedding day an edge with this fantastic gypsy jazz band. Guests will be blown away by their gritty, versatile vocals and jaw-dropping guitar skills.
BOOK THE INCREDIBLE GYPSY NATION!
One of the UK’s premier jazz wedding bands, this stunning ensemble is available in a range of line-ups. Irresistibly talented, they’ve appeared on both ‘This Morning’ and ‘The X Factor’.
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This all-male swing, rock ‘n’ roll, jive and jump blues wedding band is all it takes to get a dance-floor jumping. Electrifyingly energetic, they’ve been dubbed the highlight of nights across the country.
BRING THE PARTY WITH THE INCREDIBLE JUMPING JACKS!
Rosie Day Vintage
Talented, chic and endlessly glamorous, Rosie Day is a regular Caro Emerald. Adding a throwback flavour to events of all kinds, she’s received glowing reviews and a nomination for the coveted ‘Best Vintage Performer’.
HIRE ROSIE DAY VINTAGE FOR THROWBACK PERFECTION!
Vintage Swing Orchestra
Looking for show-stopping entertainment? It doesn’t get much better than Vintage Swing Orchestra. Fronted by a charismatic lead-vocalist, this vibrant swing band will take your wedding to the next level.
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Were you wowed by our astonishing jazz wedding bands, swing wedding bands, and Rat Pack wedding bands?
If you’re interested in booking any of these acts, then make sure you contact one of our expert entertainment advisors on 0800 53 000 35, [email protected] or on LiveChat! We can’t wait to hear from you!
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