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If you're up for a night of jiving, swing dance or easy listening jazz this collection of acts is for you. These artists bring a touch of class to your event and will have you guests dancing the night away!

Headliner helps you source and book great soloists, bands and DJs for your wedding, party or corporate event. Find and hire a local Jazz, Blues or Swing band to perform at your event.

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    • Mat Walklate & Paolo Fuschi

      Duo act for hire
      Mat Walklate (Harmonica and Vocals) and Paolo Fuschi (Guitar and Vocals) play Classic 50s and 60s blues, R&B and a little Ska. The duo feature hot, driving harp, immaculate, searing guitar and soulful vocals. The Manchester duo recreates the best of the golden age of urban blues. Mat Walklate ...
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      Fee from £300
    • The Swinging Magpies

      Band act for hire
      Imbued with a joyful exuberance, David McTea and the Swinging Magpies perform an intoxicating blend of period jazz standards and original material, lovingly crafted in the vintage style. Their repertoire includes a vibrant and fresh interpretation of many jazz standards of the 1920s and 30s. ...
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      Fee from £500
    • Night & Day

      Quartet act for hire
      Night & Day is a high-end Jazz Quartet, consisting of London's finest session and jazz musicians. Weather you want swinging tunes to dance to or beautiful background music, we'll deliver to the highest standard. Augment your event with music from the golden jazz era. From Frank Sinatra, to ...
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      Fee from £750
    • Jazz Retrospective

      Band act for hire
      Jazz Retrospective perform classic Jazz standards from Swing, Latin, Jazz Waltz & beyond with a focus on warm tones and hypnotising melodies that makes them the perfect background accompaniment to events both large and small. Featuring a selection of top UK Jazz musicians this accomplished band ...
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      Fee from £999
    • Dust Me Down Blues Band

      Band act for hire
      Dust Me Down Blues Band is based in London and is composed of professional musicians, well-known in London's blues scene. Ray Wallen is an experienced singer and harp player; he played in several music bands such as Doctor Blue blues band, The Chameleons etc.. Davide Mazzantini is a tasteful ...
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      Fee from £400
    • Benoit Viellefon and his trio

      Trio act for hire
      By popular demand, Benoit Viellefon is proud to present his new Trio. This truly international new outfit is comprised of Benoit with his signature French tinted vocals, playing a 1940's archtop guitar, the USA's finest stride pianist Andrew Oliver, and the fantastic Australian import Gregory ...
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      Fee from £400
    • Dust Me Down Blues Band

      Band act for hire
      Dust Me Down Blues Band is based in London and is composed of professional musicians, well-known in London's blues scene. Ray Wallen is an experienced singer and harp player; he played in several music bands such as Doctor Blue blues band, The Chameleons etc.. Davide Mazzantini is a tasteful ...
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      Fee from £400
    • Kal's Kats

      Band act for hire
      A vibrant 9 piece vintage swing band with excellent stage presence and lighting to create a real wow factor - playing from the 20's Charleston era right through to the swing era and beyond. We actively engage the audience in dance tuition. (if appropriate) Perfect for swing dances, Great ...
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      Fee from £800
    • Cafe Manouche

      Band act for hire
      Formed by three brothers, Cafe Manouche are a young and exciting vintage style Gypsy Jazz & Swing band, playing the old fashioned way in style. With Vintage style female vocals, swinging guitars, hot double bass and melodic accordion/piano (when available) Playing music from 1910 - 1950s ...
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      Fee from £800
    • Dat Swing Thing

      Band act for hire
      Dat Swing Thing are a London based modern jazz act made up of 4 excellent musicians. They offer a line-up of double bass, drums, electric guitar and female vocals and can tailor sets to suit your needs. They are versatile enough to be able to play chilled out background music or upbeat music to ...
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      Fee from £1000
    • Benoit Viellefon Hot Club

      Band act for hire
      Inspired by the swinging music that emerged from the infamous Parisian Cafes and nightclubs of the 1930s and 1940s. A unique ensemble that celebrates the popular songs played by artists like Django Reinhardt, Stéphane Grappelli, Louis Armstrong, and Sidney Bechet. With all the romanticism and ...
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      Fee from £2000

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