Professional Jazz Duos for hire for events in London, Hampshire, Dorset & throughout the UK
The world of jazz music opens up so many possibilities in style and combination of instruments. Jazz Duos are a popular and affordable option and combinations can be purely instrumental – for instance two guitars, or sax and piano or guitar and sax. Other options include singers who are usually accompanied by either piano or guitar.
Many Jazz Duos are cut down versions of a Jazz Quartet or Jazz Trio however many people like the clarity and simple nature of two musicians making music. Jazz Duos are best suited to smaller events, drinks receptions and dinner music where dancing is not anticipated.
Our Jazz Duos are featured below and there is lots of information available by clicking each photo. An as always, if you have any questions about anything on this site please no not hesitate to either email, message or call us. Acoustic Swing is led by Jonny Hepbir, a self-taught guitarist who specialises in jazz-manouche or gypsy jazz. He is regarded as one of the most authentic exponents of this style in the country. Jonny has performed on Channel 4, Radio 1, 2 and 4, plus local stations, recorded at Abbey Road and appeared at The… Read more »
Acoustic Swing is led by Jonny Hepbir, a self-taught guitarist who specialises in jazz-manouche or gypsy jazz. He is regarded as one of the most authentic exponents of this style in the country. Jonny has performed on Channel 4, Radio 1, 2 and 4, plus local stations, recorded at Abbey Road and appeared at The… Read more »
The James Rawlinson Jazz Quartet band plays a wide mix of Jazz and Swing from the 1930’s to the present day. Led by Saxophonist James Rawlinson who studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London, the quartet plays all over the country performing for private functions, weddings and corporate events. The Quartet can be… Read more »
Jazz Swing Messengers are a Yorkshire based Jazz group comprising leading UK Jazz musicians. The band specialise in Swing, Latin and Rhythm and Blues. As you would expect, they feature music from the Great American Song Book, and the playlist can include the music of Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Nat King Cole, Ray… Read more »
Jazz Xtra is a group of experienced professional musicians who really know how to entertain! Drawn from the finest London colleges such as The Guildhall, Royal Academy, Royal College, band members have played at Ronnie Scott’s, Glastonbury, Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, 606 Jazz Club and all the top London hotels. The band is… Read more »
Jazzset is a professional band of experienced jazz musicians from the Dorset area available as a duo or trio. Jazzset is a professional band of experienced jazz musicians from the Dorset area available as a duo or trio. The group is led by pianist Graham Bennett who has played throughout the UK and beyond at… Read more »
Make your event one to remember with the Kate Winter Jazz band playing Jazz standards, Latin, Swing and Jazz. The band consists of piano, double bass, vocals, drums and guitar but can break down into a duo or trio for smaller functions, with the quartet or quintet ideal for dancing. The band can be customized… Read more »
Mark Crowe is a professional multi instrumentalist playing Sax, Clarinet and Flute. Mark is based in Dorset but works throughout the UK as a soloist and also with jazz bands, big bands and as a theatre musician. He is very experienced having played for 5 World cruises on the iconic QE2 and Canberra. Mark has… Read more »
Paul Riley Band – Professional Jazz for weddings, parties and corporate events throughout the UK. Paul Riley trained at the prestigious London Conservatoire Trinity College of Music where he obtained a first class honours grade for his final recital. He can provide bands from solo, duo, trio, quartet and quintet groups to suit different event… Read more »
Paul Stiles is one of the South’s finest sax players and leads bands of all sizes to perform everything from Standards through Be-Bop to original material. Paul and his musicians are regularly featured at the well known Jazz venues and produce well crafted Jazz recordings, of particular note is the Quintet’s ‘Groovin’ High’ featuring many… Read more »
Since 1995 Ultraswing have worked towards achieving a sound and repertoire which reflects the great Gypsy-Swing and European musical traditions. Matt Guez, Jonny Hepbir and Dan Sheppard originally formed the band through Brighton jazz circles and a shared passion for the music of Django Reinhardt and the contemporary Gypsy Jazz scene. Their commitment to forming… Read more »