6 REASONS TO HIRE A JAZZ BAND FOR YOUR  CHRISTMAS FUNCTION
Jazz bands in Sydney are many. We are spoilt for choice and quality. So why not take advantage and hire a Jazz band to make your Christmas function a night to remember? Here’s 6 reasons why a Jazz Band is a great addition to your Christmas function: 1. Jazz Bands can play quietly; Yes, you and your guests won’t have to yell over the music to be heard. But can play at a volume that will create exactly the atmosphere you are after 2. Jazz musicians are highly qualified in their trade spending at least 10-15 years in training – including 5 years or more at the Conservatorium of Music. If you chose...
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How to Choose the Right Jazz Band To Suit your Special Event – Part3
Welcome back. Well we are almost there! Now you are confident with the size of your Jazz Band and the style of Jazz you enjoy and require, its time to choose the instruments.This isn’t so difficult if you are choosing from well qualified and gifted musicians as they will sound great no matter what combination. However here are some tips to achieve the very best sound and style for your next event… Piano, Double Bass and Guitar are considered instruments of rhythm if your budget can’t stretch to include a Drummer. Ideally the Bass is the better of the 3 but the Guitar and Piano can set a...
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How to Choose the Right Jazz Band To Suit your Special Event – Part 2
Hello again and welcome back! As promised I wish to continue with the second part of ‘How to Choose the Right Jazz Band for Your Special Event.’ In this part I would like to cover points 2, 3 and 4……. Just like the size of the venue, the amount of people attending can give you an idea of the size of the band that would suit perfectly. For example, if there are 100 people or more, once again a solo performer may have very little impact. In this instance a Duo is a good start, a Trio would provide more entertainment value (whether its background or not) and of course anything larger...
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How to Choose the Right Jazz Band To Suit your Special Event – Part I
In all my years of performing, it has become most apparent to me that a vast majority of people are unsure where to start when choosing the ideal jazz band for their event – in fact for most its like putting their hand in a lucky dip in the hope of a happy outcome! Here in Sydney you are spoilt for choice. Jazz bands in Sydney are many, but finding the right band for your event can be mind boggling. Whether you are organizing a large scale corporate event, an intimate wedding or a birthday celebration, choosing the right band has a significant impact on the success of your event. As a...
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