Hire a Jazz Band for weddings, parties and events

Jazz Band Hire

If you're looking to hire a jazz band for your event, 'Ain't That Jazz' are the perfect choice, offering an eclectic mix of traditional jazz, swing, Rat Pack and modern.

Ain't That Jazz are currently one of the most sought after jazz bands in the UK, performing at weddings, parties and corporate events at some of the most notable venues in the UK. Made up of some of the most talented jazz musicians on the scene, this young jazz trio have racked up an array of clients, from corporate events for John Lewis, Goldman Sachs and M&S, to birthday parties, wedding receptions, garden parties and more.

The band offer a range of line-ups, from a simple jazz trio, ideal for sophisticated background jazz, to a 4-piece with vocals or larger line-ups with brass for that ultimate big band sound. See below for the full breakdown of line-ups on offer.

For more information on pricing and availabilty, please contact us and we'll get back to you with a quote.

'Ain't That Jazz' are a jazz band for hire, perfectly suited for any type of event; recent performances include award ceremonies, company and staff parties, outside events, jazz festivals, wedding drinks receptions and more.

Jazz Band Options

A flexible jazz band offering a range of line-up options to suit your venue size and budget.

The band offer a range of line-ups from a jazz trio, to 4-piece, 5-piece and larger. Please see some of the most popular options below:

  • Jazz Trio - Piano / Double Bass / Drums
  • Jazz Quartet - Sax / Piano / Double Bass / Drums
  • Jazz Quartet - Vocals / Piano / Double Bass / Sax / Drums
  • Jazz Quintet - Vocals / Sax / Piano / Double Bass / Drums
  • Jazz 6-piece - Vocals / Vocals / Sax / Piano / Double Bass / Drums
  • Jazz 7-piece - Vocals / Piano / Double Bass / Sax / Trumpet / Trombone / Drums

The band are able to offer mini big-band line-ups to make up a 13-piece band.

Set list

  • Come Fly With Me
  • Lady Is A Tramp
  • Something Stupid
  • One For My Baby
  • What Kind Of Fool Am I
  • Luck Be A Lady
  • Birth Of The Blues
  • New York New York
  • Fly Me To The Moon
  • Everybody Loves Somebody
  • Little Old Wine Drinker Me
  • Strangers In The Night
  • I've Got You Under My Skin
  • Your Nobody Till Somebody Loves You
  • Can't Take That Away From Me
  • Lets Face The Music and Dance
  • Fever
  • Volare
  • That's Amore
  • My Kind Of Town
  • You Make Me Feel So Young
  • That Old Black Magic
  • Sway
  • Leyroy Brown
  • Aint That A Kick In The Head
  • Things Ain't What They Used To Be
  • Watermelon Man
  • Sonnymoon For Two
  • Straight No Chaser
  • Mr. P.C.
  • Night Train
  • Now's The Time
  • Billie's Bounce
  • Blue Monk
  • C Jam Blues
  • Cool Blues
  • Take Five
  • Take The "A" Train
  • Tune Up
  • Well You Needn't
  • Work Song
  • Sidewinder
  • So What?
  • Song For My Father
  • Solar
  • Sophisticated Lady
  • St. Thomas
  • Round Midnight
  • Prelude To A Kiss
  • Rhythm-A-Ning
  • Night In Tunisia
  • Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
  • Milestones
  • Moanin
  • Just Friends
  • Killer Joe
  • Lazy bird
  • It Don't Mean A Thing
  • In A Mellow Tone
  • Willow Weep For Me
  • You Are My Sunshine
  • Basin Street Blues
  • Blue Bossa
  • Caravan
  • Way You Look Tonight
  • What Is This Thing Called Love?
  • When The Saints Go Marching In
  • Satin Doll
  • Shadow Of Your Smile
  • Skylark
  • One Note Samba
  • Out Of Nowhere
  • Over The Rainbow
  • Misty
  • Moonlight In Vermont
  • My Favourite Things
  • My Funny Valentine
  • Night And Day
  • On The Sunny Side Of The Street
  • Mack The Knife
  • Just Friends
  • Lady Be Good
  • Lady Is A Tramp
  • Laura
  • Love For Sale
  • I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
  • Fly Me To The Moon
  • Foggy Day
  • Georgia On My Mind
  • Girl From Ipanema
  • Green Dolphin Street
  • Have You Met Miss Jones?
  • Here's That Rainy Day
  • Honeysuckle Rose
  • How High The Moon
  • I Got Rhythm
  • Ain't Misbehavin'
  • All Blues
  • All Of Me
  • All The Things You Are
  • Autumn In New York
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Blue Moon
  • Body And Soul
  • Bye Bye Blackbird
  • Cherokee
  • Days Of Wine And Roses

Recent Testimonials

"I just wanted to say a big thank you to you and the guys for last night. The feedback has been excellent and everyone really enjoyed the set." - Ray O’Donoghue - Managing Director - Barclays

"Just to say that Aint That Jazz were perfect for our event at Pendley Manor last Friday evening, just what we needed." - Val Edwards, Corpoate Event

"Just a quick note to say thanks for everything, the band were great and a very enjoyable night was had by all. I'll be in touch if we have any future events. Please pass on my thanks to the band" - Stephanie Oxley, REpower Corporate Event

"Band on 10th August lovely - just right, thank you" - Irene House, Birthday Party

"All the guests commented on how good the band were! They were very responsive and helpful before the day and I would like to thank them for their excellent performance." - Andrew Spalding, Wedding Party

"Just a quick note to let you know how fantastic the guys were on Wednesday. They could not be more accommodating or professional. Our clients were very pleased to see a young fresh jazz band, if anything comes up again we will definitely be in-touch. Many Thanks." - Amy Corbett, Wedding Reception

"Just wanted to say how very much we enjoyed the band on Saturday, and what a tremendous talent you all have. So many people have commented to us on your performance, so fantastic, well done all of you. We’ll certainly recommend you to anyone else looking for a band, whether for a wedding or something else. Thanks very much for all your help, and all the discussions beforehand. It was all very helpful." - Heather and Stephen, Afternoon Wedding Recepion

"When planning our wedding, we didn’t consider how important the band would be, but it turned out to be the highlight of the day, unfortunately out staging my dress!!!" - Sue and Pete, Wedding

"We just wanted to drop you a quick line now we have returned from honeymoon to thank you and the other guys for making our wedding reception at Entropy so special. Our guests enjoyed the band greatly and David and I received a lot of compliments about our choice of band – so the credit goes to you. Thanks again, we will recommend you other people." - Rachel & David Middleton, Wedding Drinks Reception

Previous Clients

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What time does the band usually arrive?

    We will always arrive about an hour befor your guests arrive

  • How long does it take to set up your equipment and sound check?

    It takes about 30 minutes to set up our equipment, up to an hour if bookngi larger line-ups with vocals

  • How long do you play for?

    We perform 2 x 60 minute sets as standard althoguh can perform longer if required.

  • How long are your intervals?

    We usually request at least 10 minute between sets.

  • Do you provide music between sets?

    Yes, we can play an ipod of jazz music through our speakers if required.

  • Do you require food and drink?

    We request that the band are provided with food and soft drinks, this is often something light for afternoon performances or a meal if performing throughout the evening.

  • Can you play outside?

    Yes, we're happy to play outdoors providing there is a safe power supply, solid ground and no chance of getting wet!

  • Can we watch you play before we book?

    Unfortunatly we rarely play public gigs these days which makes it very difficult to invite people along to our gigs.

  • How much space do you need to set up?

    We can fit into spaces as small as 2 x 2 meters although 3 x 2 is perfect.

  • Do you have PAT testing certificates and public liability insurance?

    Yes, we will forward a copy if required.

  • What power supply do you need?

    2 x standard household plug sockets.

  • Do you charge VAT?

    No, we're not VAT registered.

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