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Austin event planners, look no further for your musical entertainment! LIV presents an array of talented jazz bands to enhance your special day. Whether you prefer the smooth sounds of jazz standards or the energy of a full band with multiple instruments, we’ve got you covered. Our jazz performers are ideal for creating an unforgettable atmosphere at weddings, private parties, and business functions alike.

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Vintage Band

Elevate your Austin gatherings with LIV Vintage Band’s timeless charm. Perfect for private celebrations and business events alike, their jazzy interpretations of pop classics set a unique and refined tone. The band’s versatility allows for various configurations, from intimate sets to full ensembles, guaranteeing a perfect fit for your event’s ambiance.

Janeiro

From Latin rhythms to swing beats, this dynamic jazz trio delivers a diverse musical experience. Their repertoire spans classics, salsa, smooth jazz, and beloved dance tunes. Endorsed by Martha Stewart Weddings in 2013 for elite events, they’re perfectly suited for your high-end Austin function.

Mood

For Austin events seeking sophisticated background music, Mood’s jazz band is an excellent choice. Popular for weddings, private gatherings, and corporate functions, they maintain an upbeat atmosphere without overpowering. Their wide-ranging repertoire spans swing, Latin, salsa, smooth jazz, and beloved Sinatra tunes.

Sax

Smooth jazz virtuoso Derrick E. is celebrated for his exceptional saxophone skills and distinctive style. Known for his agility on stage and ability to deliver unexpected musical twists, he never fails to impress. His notable career includes contributions to The O’Jays and the “White Men Can’t Jump” soundtrack, as well as collaborations with The Good Girls and Nona Gaye.

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Types of Jazz Bands For Hire in Austin

Austin’s jazz scene boasts versatile bands, accommodating 3 to 12 members. These adaptable groups tailor their lineup and equipment to your event’s requirements. From small parties to large-scale festivals, skilled jazz performers can transform any occasion. Discover the rich variety of jazz sub-genres available for your unique celebration.

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Swing jazz bands

Think music from composers and jazz musicians such as Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and Glenn Miller. In the 1930s and 1940s, this genre became well-known.

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Traditional jazz bands

This genre, sometimes known as ragtime, Dixieland, or New Orleans jazz, arose in response to the triumph of swing in Chicago. The clarinet, trombone, trumpet, and even the banjo and tuba are used more frequently in this type of jazz than saxophones.

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Jazz standard bands

The songs these bands play have become part of the jazz classics and constitute the foundation of any jazz musician’s training.

Live Post-Modern Jukebox Jazz Bands For Hire in Austin

Post-modern jukebox bands:

This is the newest of the jazz bands mentioned above; these groups recreate pop tunes in a variety of jazz forms.

Does a Jazz Band Suit My Austin Event?

Jazz bands are relatively versatile in that they can deliver background music or a featured performance whether hired for a wedding, cocktail hour, party, or corporate event.

Some jazz background music would be well-suited to black-tie events such as corporate functions or charity events. The perfect music to set the mood without overpowering the event.

On the other hand, and with the emergence of the post-modern jukebox, jazz bands are increasingly being used as headline acts for weddings and other special events.

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How Many Musicians Are in a Jazz Band?

The versatility of jazz bands spans from compact trios to expansive 20-member ensembles. Select based on your desired event ambiance. Intimate trios or quartets suit dinner parties, while 15-20 piece big bands elevate larger celebrations or ceremonies. Many jazz collectives adjust their lineup to accommodate your budget and requirements.

Austin Jazz Bands For Hire
Jazz Bands For Hire in Austin

Can I Request Specific Songs?

Definitely! Most jazz ensembles boast extensive song lists. Start by checking if your requests are already in their repertoire. If not, let them know ahead of time. In rare cases where they don’t know a song, they’ll often learn it specially for your occasion.

How Far in Advance Should You Book?

We suggest making a reservation as soon as possible, especially if you have any specific requests.
With that said, last-minute bookings are common and we can easily get you a jazz band on short notice if available.

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