BOOK JAZZ BAND USA
Jazz bands are having a rebirth in live events. The immense attention of Michael Buble covering the classic jazz artists from the rat pack period has gathered momentum in the wedding and function circle. We are proud to be able to offer some of West Coasts finestjazz bands for you to hire.
From elegant swing jazz bands for weddings through to a sophisticated corporate jazz bands for hire. Retro swing jazz acts, large orchestral bands and jazz as a whole is back in style. It is a musical form that supplies event organisers sophistication, class and great songs at a volume guests can still speak and be heard!
WHAT IS JAZZ?
This obviously straight forward question has revealed difficult to answer in a conclusive way. Jazz originated in the late 19th to early 20th century as perceptions of American and European classical tunes entwined with African and slave folk songs and the impacts of West African heritage. It’s structure and design have changed many instances during the years with each performers own interpretation and improvisation, which is also one of the biggest appeals of the style.
WHY BOOK A JAZZ BANDS FOR YOUR EVENT?
Why Jazz for your next event? Jazz bands offers many benefits event director, from volume control, character to classiness.
Jazz bands come in just about any size. So it can suit any event. Smaller “Combos”- duos, trios, quartets through to huge swing orchestra’s. The larger “Big band” era exploded in the post World War Two environment. Bands such as Count Basie, Cab Calloway, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller etched their name in history with the big band.
In Europe, The Quintet of the Hot Club of France” founded in France in 1934 by guitarist Django Reinhardt and violinist Stéphane Grappelli, also created “gypsy jazz”. Completely different to its North American cousin.