Swing Bands for Hire in Essex

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Having a wedding, party or function in Essex? Looking to hire a first rate professional swing band?

Dougie’s Music specialise in providing first rate musical entertainment for all kinds of events and occasions throughout Essex and the rest of the UK. Run by the very musicians who perform, there’s no dealing with expensive agents and the headache of having to wait for communication chains every time you have a question, you deal directly with the musicians meaning a far easier and more personal experience.

Collectively, we’ve performed at hundreds of weddings, parties and functions all over Essex (including Basildon, Braintree, Brentwood, Chelmsford, Chigwell, Colchester, Epping, Hadleigh, Heybridge, Loughton, Southend-on-sea, Waltham Abbey).

Here are some of the swing bands we’ve got on offer:

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The Jazz Bopsters hire swing band

The Jazz Bopsters

With something to suit almost any occasion, the jazz bopsters are one of the most versatile bands around.

Rather than have a fixed band size and only one option available, you can choose how many musicians you want and the style of the performance to fit your occasion. We have many top jazz musicians on our books, all of which have degrees in jazz performance from the four London music conservatoires – they truly are magnificent and are sure to add something quite special to your event or occasion whatever it may be.

Click here to find out more about the Jazz Bopsters.

Dougie Freeman swing band hire

If you like your classic swing tunes from the likes of Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole, then you can't go wrong with a performance from the talented pianist and vocalist – Dougie Freeman. Available along with all the jazz bopsters lineups, he can also be booked solo for the more intimate of events.

Click here for more information on Dougie Freeman.

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Pandora's Jukebox
Pandora's Jukebox are quite simply one of the most impressive live party bands in the UK.

With a repertoire that spans five decades and is ever expanding, they will get everyone dancing to their favourite tunes, whatever their age! Whether that be from Stevie Wonder to Justin Timberlake, Whitney Houston to Beyonce, Earth Wind & Fire to Jamiroquai or Michael Jackson to Pendulum. With up to 6 screaming horns, a fiery 5 piece rhythm section and 3 sensational vocalists, Pandora's Jukebox really have to be heard to be believed!

Click here to read more about Pandora's Jukebox.

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The London City Big Band hire swing band

The London City Big Band
Authentic performances of classic big band hits - a rarity from a modern Big Band.

If you love Big Band then you are in luck since we have recently introduced the fabulous London City Big Band to our list of bands available for booking – and they are really quite something special! With 18 of some of the finest young jazz musicians around and playing all the big swing favourites from the likes of Frank Sinatra, Glenn Miller, Count Basie and Duke Ellington, the London City Big Band are unlikely to disappoint.

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