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Jazz up your event with Matters Musical

Jazz performers from Matters Musical

The London Jazz Festival will soon be in full swing but we never need a reason to celebrate the amazing diversity of jazz styles here at MM HQ! From traditional Dixieland bands to the latest fusion acts, our jazz artists can hit all the right notes for a wide variety of events, large or small. So whether you want a laid back lounge style a la Ronny Scott’s for your wedding, or a foot-stompin’ jazz band with more musical twists than a roller coaster for your corporate dinner, check out these top jazz acts for hire.


The Boneshaker

A superb band who’ll transport you to the Roaring 20s with razzamatazz jazz guaranteed to get your shaking your tail feathers on the dance floor. Then suddenly you’ll be doing a tango, a mambo or a salsa with a jazzy beat. This talented band really do make you smile from beginning to end with their quirky, fun style and super musicianship.

The Jazz Spivs

The hottest 1920s jazz quartet in town, with the perfect combo of guitar, clarinet, sax, vocal and a slappin’ double bass. Recreate the glitz and glamour of the roaring twenties at your next event guaranteed to get any joint jumpin’.

Jazz Spivs, The

Jambalaya Dixie Band

Perfect for a festival or a funeral, the Jambalaya Dixie Band is a traditional marching band evoking the sounds and spectacle of New Orleans in a street near you! Add dancers for the full effect, or scale down to a talented trio for more intimate occasions.

Jambalaya Dixie Band

Gypsy Dynamite

Duetting gypsy guitars with optional vocalist for a wonderful soundtrack to your next event. Or upscale to a six peice band for unique and fresh arrangements of traditional Gypsy swing, Italian and Spanish music.

Gypsy Dynamite

Miss Kitty and the Cads

It’s jazz, but not a you know it! Miss Kitty and her band give a vintage twist and feel to your favourite pop numbers, with additional tap dancer for a show like no other.

Miss Kiddy and the Cads

Wendy Kirkland

Pianist and vocalist Wendy combines a warm, mellow, chocolate-rich sound that suddenly jumps for joy into vocal acrobatics. Accompanied by real-life hubby and jazz guitarist Pat Sprakes, a bass player and drummer, this is chilled-out jazz for any laid-back occasion.

Wendy Kirkland


Jazz2Latin combine a sophisticated mix of Jazz Standards and popular Latin favourites, sung authentically in English and Spanish and accompanied by acoustic guitar. This brother and sister duo create an ambience of understated elegance ideal for corporate events, weddings and promotional events alike.


Strict Tempo Dance Band

Traditional small group jazz from the 20s and 30s, with a few surprises thrown in and a general sense of fun blended with the traditional.

Tea Dance / Strict Tempo Dance Band

The Jazz Functionnaires

Classic jazz quartet with a stunning lady vocalist, backed by double bass, piano and drums. Just perfect for dancing, chilling over a glass or two, or just tappin’ your toes to.

Jazz Functionnaires, The


A terrific all-female jazz band that arrange all their own music to showcase their individual talents and create a unique sound. Exciting, elegant and pure entertainment for your ears!


Not sure which jazz band to book for your event?

Call us, and tell us all about your event. We’ll be happy to guide you through the choices, and find the best jazz band or act for you, your guests, and your budget.