New York Jazz Rhythm

Live Music And DJ,1920s & Vintage Music,Jazz, Swing, Blues & Jive
New York Jazz Rhythm
Reasons to book this ACT
  • Authentic Jazz and Swing band who specialize in the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s

  • Experienced and accomplished musicians who are experts at playing vintage-style Jazz

  • Unique and innovative jazz arrangements that you will not experience anywhere else

  • Expert Jazz performers have an extensive repertoire covering all of the greatest hits

  • Based in New York and available for hire worldwide

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Our fantastic New York jazz band feature some of the most talented jazz musicians in the country, and will guarantee to leave a lasting impression on you and your guests. 

This jazz bands dedication to authenticity can not be matched. Our jazz band is comprised of multiple outstanding musicians that have been hand-selected for their unique talent. Each and every musician are experienced technicians, fantastic sight readers and accomplished soloists. It is a rarity today for a band to have mastered the vintage repertoire of early American jazz, however the select few of our jazz band have dedicated their lives to mastering this fantastic era of musical history. In the name of authenticity, our jazz band will never use a monitor speaker, a modern drum set,or a bass amp that would compromise their vintage sound. Instead they focus on each talented musicians personality and style, which ultimately results in a unique and unforgettable live jazz show. A testament to their quality their incredible accolade as the winners of the 2017 Award for 'Best Group' in the NYC Jazz Awards.

Also available for hire with dancers who have routines choreographed to our band's music including; swing dancers, tap dancers, burlesque dancers, chorus girls (all who perform with the band). In addition to professional dancers our band can also provide cigarette girls, actors, and other performers to create a vibrant atmosphere at your event.

This group of accomplished musicians offer a choice of six different band combinations that differ in size and style:

•    Option 1: ‘1930s–1940s Big Band’

This fantastic swing-era big band perform the legendary music of Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, amongst countless other classic bands. Our swing-era big band option is comprised of 15 musicians, plus an optional male or female vocalist can be added.

•    Option 2: ‘1930s–1940s Little Big Band’

A talented swing combo that is reminiscent of the combos led by Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie and many other jazz icons in the late 30’s and 40’s. The brilliantly unique arrangements that feature in this swing band are orchestrated for trumpet, clarinet, saxophone, piano, guitar, string bass and drums. This swing-era option is comprised of 7 musicians.

•    Option 3: ‘New York 1930s-1940s Combo’

Another 1930s and 1940s swing band that can offer a flexible approach to size. This band can perform as a 5, 6 or 7-piece which is perfect for events that could not support the full sized 14-piece big band combination.  

•    Option 4: ‘1920s Jazz’

A brilliant and classic ‘jazz age’ ensemble. Exclusively playing songs from before the repeal of prohibition in 1933, this fantastic band option will transport you back in time. Perfect for a black-tie event or even a ‘Great Gatsby’ themed event, this jazz band will not disappoint! Available as the full big band doing an amazing 1920s program or as smaller combos for 1920s jazz themed events in smaller venues.

•    Option 5: ‘Dixieland Jazz’

Comprising of 5-9 musicians, this is another flexible option that is perfect for jazz-lovers. This band play traditional New Orleans jazz and blues and are a fantastic entertainment solution for wedding receptions and dinner parties. Why not consider hiring our jazz band to provide ambience at an outdoor summer evening event?

•    Option 6: ‘20s, 30s and 40s Jazz’

This 4-piece band are a smaller in size than the other options, however size isn’t everything! Our brilliant musicans that perform in this versatile jazz band regularly play at the world famous Pegu Club Cocktail Bar in Manhattan and offer all of the greatest hits from across the jazz age and the swing era. This smaller band is a perfect option for smaller events like cocktail parties and dinner parties. 

All of the above options feature world class jazz musicians that have performed together at prestigious events and venues across the USA.

So what are you waiting for? Bring the classic sound and elegance of a 1920s, 30s or 40s jazz band to your event! 

Top Tips:

•    Our jazz band is completely customizable should you have specific needs for your event. 
•    Our jazz band can provide performances that do not require a piano which is perfect for outdoor events or festivals where the transportation of an acoustic piano would be difficult.
•    Are you looking for the full experience? Why not hire one of our smaller line ups as a warm up for the larger big band ensemble?

Contact out Entertainment Specialists today to find out more.

A String of Pearls - Glenn Miller
Ain't Misbehavin' - Fats Waller
Do Nothing Til You Hear from Me - Duke Ellington
Don't Be That Way - Benny Goodman
East of the Sun - Sinatra/Dorsey
Frenesi - Artie Shaw
Goodnight My Love - Ella Fitzgerald/Benny Goodman
I'll Be Seeing You - Tommy Dorsey
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You - Tommy Dorsey
In the Mood - Glenn Miller
It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing - Duke Ellington
Jingle Bells - Benny Goodman

Jive At Five - Count Basie
Jumpin' at the Woodside - Count Basie
Little Brown Jug - Glenn Miller
Moonlight Serenade - Glenn Miller
Reaching for Someone (But Not Finding Anyone There) - Bing Crosby/Paul Whiteman
Sing Sing Sing - Benny Goodman
The Charleston - James P. Johnson
The Mooche - Duke Ellington
Undecided - Ella Fitzgerald
Zat You Santa Claus? - Louis Armstrong​

...and many more!