and the surrounding counties have produced some of the UK's
finest jazz performers and continue to be a centre for high
quality music including jazz, swing, blues, latin and more.
from, or based in, Bristol, Bath, Wiltshire, Somerset and
Gloucestershire are well-known both nationally and
internationally, as solo artists or for the work they have done
with high-profile international artists and bands including Burt
Bacharach, Ella Fitzgerald, Elton John, Crowded House and many
and booking them
collection of talent means that there is a number of excellent jazz singers,
jazz bands and swing bands based in the area, many of whom
feature top quality musicians but who are available for hire for
functions and events. It is one of the few places where
you could see a musician playing at a major festival one week
and at a wedding the next.
gives information and links you to some of the main performers.
internationally-successful singer, pianist and songwriter
highly-respected jazz saxophonist
respected and critically-acclaimed saxophonist
award-winning jazz vocalist
East Bristol Jazz Club
based at The Old Stillage, Bristol
Bristol Jazz Society
supporters of traditional jazz
The Old Duke
supports many jazz gigs in Bristol
St James Wine Vaults
supporter of jazz sessions in Bath
available for hire
- the region's top jazz, swing and Rat Pack band and one of the
UK's finest - seen at high profile
events (Harvey Nichols, American Museum, etc).
The Cool Nachos
Glastonbury favourites available for events with a mix of jazz,
swing, latin and funk.
leading providers of jazz, latin and swing music in the area
with a variety of performers available.
solo jazz piano, lounge duo, jazz trio and even classical
top instrumental jazz, latin and swing - café swing, cocktail
jazz and latin music available.
Click one of
the links below for a summary of jazz, latin and swing bands
available for hire in Bristol, Bath, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire
and swing bands for hire in Bristol
and swing bands for hire in Bath
& swing bands - Gloucestershire
& swing bands - Wiltshire
and swing bands - Somerset
Click one of
the links below for jazz, latin and swing bands available for
hire for parties, functions, weddings and events.
and swing bands for hire for weddings
and swing bands for hire for parties, functions and