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Jazz Bands in Yorkshire

Although Yorkshire isn’t known for producing world-famous jazz musicians, there is a burgeoning young jazz scene in the region and it has produced some very famous musicians in other genres.

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Some of the most famous musicians to come from Yorkshire include David Coverdale, the lead vocalist of Deep Purple and Whitesnake; the Arctic Monkeys; Melanie Brown, singer with the Spice Girls and legendary crooner Tony Christie. In recent decades, one of the most famous bands to come out of Yorkshire — Hull, in fact — were The Beautiful South, whose popular appeal came from their blend of musical styles, from rock to jazz.

The band first formed at the end of the 1980s, but they came to prominence mainly in the 1990s. The band had a succession of female vocalists, initially Briana Corrigan who sang on songs such as A Little Time, who was succeeded by Jacqui Abbott, who featured on the hits Rotterdam, Perfect 10 and Don’t Marry Her. After Abbott left, Alison Wheeler performed with the band until they disbanded in 2007 due to musical differences.

The success of the Hull-based band has spawned a number of new musicians who have discovered the roots of their music, with the jazz scene being particularly popular in Yorkshire today. If you’re looking for local jazz bands, why not give us a call? We’re available on 01572 756386.

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Jazz Rats

Jazz Rats

Based in Lincolnshire

The Jazz Rats are a brilliant classic swing, jazz, and Latin band fronted by charismatic vocalist and pianist Jason ...

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from £1125
David Graham (Saxophone)

David Graham (Saxophone)

Based in Rutland

David Graham is a professional jazz saxophonist, performing as part of a duo, trio or quartet. He has a ...

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from £350
Jazz Rats Duo

Jazz Rats Duo

Based in Lincolnshire

Based in Rutland & Lincolnshire, this fantastic jazz duo can provide the perfect musical accompaniment to your event - ...

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from £550
Gypsy Swingers

Gypsy Swingers

Based in St Albans

The Gypsy Swingers are a fantastic Gypsy Jazz influenced acoustic band based in and around London available to hire ...

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from £625
Society Jazz Band

Society Jazz Band

Based in Leicestershire

The Society Jazz Band is a 6 piece traditional and Dixieland jazz band based in Leicestershire. The band have ...

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from £940
1940s Swing Band

1940s Swing Band

Based in Nottinghamshire

This 1940s Swing Orchestra is an 8 to 18 piece swing big band based in Nottinghamshire, perfect for 1940s ...

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from £1750
Jalapeno Hot Club

Jalapeno Hot Club

Based in London

This 4 Piece London band are a unique and dynamic group that will bring a fabulous sparkle to your ...

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from £1190
Cool Cats

Cool Cats

Based in London

London based 5 piece jazz band Cool Cats, will provide the sophisticated and ambient atmosphere for your celebration!

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from £1400
Bright Stars of Jazz

Bright Stars of Jazz

Based in Hertfordshire

The Bright Stars of Jazz are a traditional 7 piece jazz band united by a desire to play hot, ...

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from £1875
3D Jazz Trio

3D Jazz Trio

Based in Kent

The 3D Jazz Trio is an instrumental classic jazz/swing band. They can play cool and mellow background music or ...

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from £455
Jazz Collective

Jazz Collective

Based in London

The Jazz Collective is a versatile selection of hand-picked professional jazz musicians offering performances throughout the UK in a ...

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from £500
The Jazz Spatz

The Jazz Spatz

Based in London

No one does glitz and glamour like The Jazz Spatz. With their polished performances from the roaring twenties, they ...

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from £1125 +VAT