The 8 Best Jazz Bands for hire in Italy (With Prices)

5 NOVEMBER 2019
Blog post by Adam Southall
Estimated read time: 3 minutes

Italy is home to some of the finest jazz bands for hire in Europe...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings.

In this blog post, we'll list out the 8 most popular jazz bands for weddings and events in Italy on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2020 and 2021.

You'll see that there is a good range of jazz and swing styles and that many of the jazz bands offer something a bit different to make your wedding truly memorable.

Jazz bands on FixTheMusic have public liability insurance and PAT tested equipment.

Here's the list of the 8 best jazz bands in Italy for 2020...

1. The Florence Jazz Band
2. The Tuscany Swing Band
3. The Tuscany Jazz Collective
4. Soul Drive
5. The Naples Swing Band
6. The Italy Hot Jazz Band
7. The Suits Jazz Band
8. The Italian Swing Band

So let's take a closer look at the most in-demand jazz bands for hire in Italy this year...

1. The Florence Jazz Band
Average booking price: £1,339 (as of February 2020)
Location: Florence, Tuscany, Italy

The Florence Jazz Band present a repertoire based on a number of masterpieces of American vocal music in the styles of jazz and swing.

The band plays popular songs of Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, the blues songs of Nat King Cole, Ray Charles, Etta James, and the unknown songs of the masters of Jazz and Swing of the early 20th century.

They are in demand to entertain at weddings and parties in Tuscany, Italy and throughout Europe.


2. The Tuscany Swing Band
Average booking price: £1,715 (as of February 2020)
Location: Florence, Tuscany, Italy

The Tuscany Swing Band was born by the combination of three professional musicians.

Each one with a wide professional experience, they share the same musical tastes and the same purpose of having fun and entertaining guests at weddings, parties and corporate events.


3. The Tuscany Jazz Collective
Average booking price: £1,124 (as of February 2020)
Location: Tuscany, Italy

The Tuscany Jazz Collective are a group of professional musicians with several years of experience performing at weddings and events in Tuscany and throughout Northern Italy.

They can offer relaxed jazz, swing and Latin jazz or upbeat jazz for dancing at wedding receptions and parties.


4. Soul Drive
Average booking price: £2,135 (as of February 2020)
Location: Rome, Italy

Soul Drive have been performing at weddings and events for several years in Italy and throughout Europe.

With their repertoire of soul, funk, blues and modern pop covers, they can entertain your guests with background music or an upbeat set for dancing!


5. The Naples Swing Band
Average booking price: £1,954 (as of February 2020)
Location: Naples, Italy

The Naples Swing Band are a group of professional musicians who perform at weddings and events throughout Italy.

Their repertoire ranges from jazz standards, pop songs on the international scene, through the classics of Italian tradition and bossa nova.

The Naples Swing Band create an elegant atmosphere suitable for any type of event.


6. The Italy Hot Jazz Band
Average booking price: £1,329 (as of February 2020)
Location: Tuscany, Italy

The Italy Hot Jazz Band is a famous Dixieland jazz band that was born in Florence, Italy.

They are hired at many weddings, luxury celebrations, festivals, Tuscan sagras and private parties throughout Italy.


7. The Suits Jazz Band
Average booking price: £1,047 (as of February 2020)
Location: Florence, Italy

Formed in 2017, The Suits is a trio of fantastic jazz & swing musicians who specialise in providing you with an authentic vintage sound for your event.

The trio performs across Italy and aims to share their love of vintage music with wide audiences on many different occasions, from weddings and private parties to corporate and public events.

As skilled musicians, The Suits can provide you with a fully-fledged swing sound, transporting you back in time to enjoy some of the best music ever written.


8. The Italian Swing Band
Average booking price: £1,726 (as of February 2020)
Location: Rome, Italy

The Italian Swing Band was born in 2009 by the union of six professional musicians in love with Swing and Rock 'n' Roll music.

They perform at hundreds of weddings and parties every year throughout Italy and Europe.


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We hope you've enjoyed reading this list of the best jazz bands Italy has to offer for hire in 2020.

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If you're planning your own wedding in Italy, what are your plans for the live music or entertainment on your special day? Tell us in the comments section below!

— Adam is a co-founder of FixTheMusic and works on everything from copywriting and marketing to design and user experience. He studied Music at Cambridge University. Adam is a keen pianist, and also learned cello and trumpet from an early age.