In several years of organizing jazz duos for all sorts of occasions I am struck by the resemblance of how the demand is made by most of our customers. It goes something like this: "We are searching for a jazz band to dip into our wedding event/ book launch/ household fun day/ sixtieth birthday/ store opening and so on" ..." oh yes, we say, what design of jazz band?" ..." Er, not sure. What designs have you got?" It was because of this exchange I felt this post would be valuable in selecting the ideal type of jazz band for your celebration, event or occasion.
Instead of going through a history of the advancement of jazz from the perfectionists angle it would be much easier to note a variety of kinds of occasion and match them approximately designs of jazz band with a brief description of allure band more than likely to match the event. Let’s start with the wedding event. You are probably to want a jazz band at your wedding event at 2 points in the days procedures. The reception. You and your partner have simply left the church and your visitors are almost back at the place you have selected for the events. What much better way than to have them satisfied by a jazz band. As champagne and Pimms is given out the band simply includes an ideal delighted background to the minute. There are 2 primary kinds of jazz band that can fit the minute:
A Dixieland band or a swing band
Dixieland Jazz. This is jazz from the early twenties. The artists will gladly dress up in stripy sports jackets or waistcoats and play charming old jaunty tunes from that period such as "When the Saints Come Marching In" "The Charleston" "Bill Bailey Won't You Please Come Home" and "Five Foot Two Eyes of Blue". The instrumentation is generally banjo, sousaphone (a tuba that you can use) and a frontline instrument or 2 such as trumpet, sax or trombone. The band is mobile and acoustic and can walk around the website amusing visitors in different areas. Artists related to the category consist of Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke and Fats Waller.