Live Jazz Bands For Hire in Glendale

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Seeking the perfect musical backdrop for your Glendale event? LIV offers a rich selection of jazz bands to set the right tone. From smooth trios to lively full ensembles, our talented musicians can adapt to any setting. Add a touch of sophistication to your wedding, inject energy into your corporate function, or create an intimate atmosphere for your private gathering with the timeless appeal of jazz.

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Vintage Band

For a touch of sophistication at your Glendale events, look no further than LIV Vintage Band. Their jazzy pop renditions create an unforgettable atmosphere for both private parties and corporate functions. With flexible lineup options, including multiple vocalists and expanded instrumentation, LIV Vintage Band ensures a tailored, elegant experience for your special occasion.


Versatile and vibrant, this jazz trio excels in various styles from swing to salsa, classic to smooth jazz, and even popular dance hits. Recognized by Martha Stewart Weddings in 2013 as a premier choice for upscale events, they’re an ideal fit for your distinguished Glendale gathering.


Mood, a top-requested jazz band in Glendale, excels in intimate settings like private parties, weddings, and corporate events. Their vibrant yet unobtrusive style creates the perfect ambiance. With a diverse repertoire including swing, salsa, Latin, smooth jazz, and Sinatra classics, Mood offers versatile entertainment for any occasion.


Derrick E., a renowned smooth jazz saxophonist, captivates audiences with his versatility and unique sound. His percussive yet soulful style, coupled with surprising performances, ensures unforgettable shows. A former member of The O’Jays, Derrick contributed to the “White Men Can’t Jump” (1992) soundtrack and collaborated with various artists, showcasing his musical prowess.

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Types of Jazz Bands For Hire in Glendale

Jazz ensembles in Glendale offer flexibility, ranging from intimate trios to expansive 12-piece bands. Many adapt their size and setup to suit your event’s needs. Whether it’s a cozy birthday gathering or a grand festival, professional musicians elevate the atmosphere. Explore diverse jazz sub-genres to find your perfect musical match.

Live Swing Jazz Bands For Hire in Glendale, CA

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 Glendale

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 Glendale 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?

Jazz ensembles offer flexibility, from intimate trios to grand 20-piece orchestras. Your event’s atmosphere should guide your choice. Consider a small trio or quartet for cozy dinners or tea parties, while larger gatherings or awards ceremonies may benefit from a 15-20 piece big band. Most jazz groups can tailor their size to match your budget and needs.

Glendale Jazz Bands For Hire
Jazz Bands For Hire in Glendale

Can I Request Specific Songs?

Of course! Jazz bands typically have diverse repertoires. First, review their song list for your desired tracks. If not listed, inform the band in advance. They’ll usually learn new songs for your event if they’re not already familiar with them.

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.