Melbourne Jazz Band
Melbourne Jazz Band is a six-piece jazz band specialising in classic jazz of the 20s and 30s. Their repertoire is based on traditional dixieland, New Orleans jazz, swing and blues, but with reinvented pop and rock classics added in their authentic vintage style. With a wealth of performing experience, Melbourne Jazz Band will add a unique flair to your next event.
Formed in 2009, Melbourne Jazz Band is made up of six experienced and enthusiastic musicians from a variety of professional musical backgrounds. Each member adds their own stylistic expertise, combining to create a unique and exciting sound. Their music showcases hot instrumental solos, a variety of vocalists, smooth harmonies, driving rhythms and tight arrangements, taking you back to the era of jumping New Orleans dance halls in the heyday of the jazz age.
Melbourne Jazz Band pride themselves on their professionalism and versatility. They are equally comfortable providing smooth background jazz, roving entertainment, swing dancing brackets, or a vintage party atmosphere. They always come dressed to impress with a variety of matching outfit choices. They have an extensive repertoire and are happy to take requests given sufficient notice.
Melbourne Jazz Band are happy to arrange their own sound and lighting production tailored to your event, or work directly with your production staff. They are also able to provide microphones for speeches, recorded background music for between sets and can work with a DJ or organise their own should your event require it. Their experience and adaptability will ensure a stress-free and enjoyable event.
Melbourne Jazz Band have produced three studio albums, including one nominated for Best Australian Classic Jazz Album at the 2013 Bell Awards. They have also performed on several live television and radio broadcasts. Through regular local and interstate touring, Melbourne Jazz Band have gained a reputation as one of Australia’s most popular festival bands.
With extensive experience performing at weddings, corporate functions, festivals, wineries, dances, bars and clubs,
Melbourne Jazz Band will provide an experience that you are sure to enjoy.