Jazz Band Hire

For great Jazz Band Hire the Mississippi Swamp Dogs are second to none. From the moment you make your enquiry to the bands last note you can be assured of a fabulous, personal service that is totally catered to your event. The band is committed to giving the best performance they can and want to do everything they can to make your party, your concert, your club night, whatever the gig is, a success. Hiring a good live band needs some research. Speaking of live, here are the Swamp Dogs playing live recently at the Hideaway Jazz Bar here in London. they perform that Otis Redding/ Booker T and the MG’s Classic “Try a Little Tenderness”

Jazz Band Hire

So, when looking to hire a jazz band, don’t just listen to a few sound samples on line, nor a highly produced video. For a good outcome we recommend going to see your band live. Only then are you going to see how well they play, if they have the right repertoire, how they comport themselves in public and if they know how to entertain your audience. Here’s where you can see where our band has a gig. Usually we can get you in as a guest. this is what we are about.

Jazz Band Hire for Weddings

We do weddings and we do them really well! The Mississippi Swamp Dogs know how to entertain a crowd and get them on their feet. They know the right kind of repertoire for a mixed crowd that will keep guests dancing all night long. Don’t just take my word for it. Here is a video of a bride at a recent wedding, listen to what she has to say about her jazz band hire experiences.

Jazz Band Hire for Burlesque Night

A live jazz band for a Burlesque night is a must. For performing between acts or backing the acts, the Mississippi Swamp Dogs offer an excellent package for Burlesque producers. For the rehearsal, the performance, a set of New Orleans Classics and even acting as M.C. if required. Contact us here for more information and prices. Below is the band performing at a Burlesque Club. this is perfect for corporate entertainment.

Jazz Band Hire for a themed night

If you are going to hire a jazz band for a Mardi Gras evening or something similar, we can help.With a superb repertoire of New Orleans Jazz favourites from across the ages, we will really give your party that X factor! We play songs from such New Orleans greats such as Dr John, Professor Longhair, the Neville Brothers, Louis Armstrong and Fats Domino. Plus we have loads of great dance repertoire too.

Here’s a little selection, again, played live!

Jazz Band Hire for a Swing Dance

Playing for Swing Dancers

Playing for Swing Dancers

A live jazz band brings a swing dance to life! Usually after a teaching session has taken place the swamp dogs get asked to perform for dancers, and we do it brilliantly! Here is a picture of the band playing recently at Battersea Power Station working with the famous Swing Dance company Swing Patrol Swing music and swing band hire information is available here.


Jazz Band Hire for a New Orleans Funeral

Yes! You read correctly! The Mississippi Swamp Dogs play for many funerals. the New Orleans funeral tradition of giving their loved ones a send off complete with a New Orleans Jazz Band is a long standing one. You can hire the band country wide. Expect a sensitive, professional and caring service. Below is a video of the band playing suitable jazz numbers. More information on this service can be found here on our dedicated funeral jazz page.

Jazz Band Hire for a Club Night

The bands spiritual home! More than anything else we love to perform in a nightclub. Ronnie Scott’s, The Pizza Express in Soho, The Hideaway, The Hundred Club, The Crypt in Saint Martins Lane, Boisdales of Belgravia and Canary Wharf. These are all top, well known venues where the band play. Here is the band playing a great version of Pass the Peas at the Hideaway a few years ago for the London Jazz Festival.

Jazz Band Hire for Cruise Ship

We love travelling and one of the best ways to do it is by playing for a cruise! More information here We have been lucky enough to play in Argentina, Brazil, Barbados, Grenada, Oman, Eritraea, Greece, Jordan, Turkey, Egypt to name just a few! Repertoire is the key. For Jazz Band hire for a cruise ship read “jazz” “swing” “soul” “60’s and 70’s pop” “latin” “lounge music” and a whole lot more. We have the right songs, the right musicians and the right attitude. From two weeks to a month or so, we are your band! Here is the band playing some jazz and swing classics.

Jazz Band Hire as a Great Gatsby Jazz Band. A Prohibition Jazz Band. A 1920’s Band. A Speakeasy Jazz Band. A Dixieland Jazz Band. A Vintage Jazz Band.

We list all the descriptions above because they are all variations on the same thing! Music played in a hot jazz style from the 1920’s and 1930’s. Here is our take on it! We do it brilliantly of course!

Jewish Wedding Bar Mitzvah Simcha Band

Here is a link to our sister website where you can read about our Jewish events services. Click here for more information.