Jazz Band Central - the best place to book great jazz bands or swing bands in Edinburgh, or anywhere in Scotland. Listen to jazz bands or swing bands from the audio tracks on the music page to make your party, function or wedding go with a swing. We will provide a Jazz Band Central jazz or swing band for Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling, Perth, Dunfermline, Inverness, Dundee and Aberdeen events, experienced and talented jazz musicians and singers. Book a jazz band straight from the musicians playing here in Scotland who love to make great music.

Jazz Band Central players have done all the gigs ... jazz festivals, jazz and swing house parties, jazz clubs, jazz garden parties, jazz and swing in hotels, jazz and swing in restaurants, jazz for weddings, jazz at tea dances, jazz band balls, PR receptions, background jazz, jazz street parades ... In Scotland, England and abroad.

From a Lounge Jazz Duo or Smooth Jazz Trio to a swinging Jazz Quartet, Jazz Quintet or Jazz Sextet to a red hot dixieland Seven Piece Jazz Band. From a singer-led swing band with a rat pack song list to a piano and saxophone duet. From casual to posh. From a concert hall show to a swinging birthday party to quiet background music in a restaurant... to dancing the night away in swing and jazz style at your wedding reception, choose Jazz Band Central.

Jazz Band Central specialises in bands that swing, with the kind of hot and sweet jazz music that Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday would recognise and enjoy. Jelly Roll Morton, Fats Waller, George Lewis, Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, George Greshwin, Irving Berlin, Hoagy Carmichael, Frank Sinatra, Lester Young, Ben Webster, etc, etc. See our set list on the contact page.

For a short history of Edinburgh Jazz, click this link
Photos courtesy of Paul Alastair Collins
Listen to the six bands we offer on the music page:

1. 'Jazz Cocktail'

2. 'The Trad Jazz Kings'

3. 'The Gumbo Jazz Band'

4. 'Mood Indigo'

5. 'Swing Supreme'

6. 'The Criterion Brass Band'