Jazz Band Central is the place to book a great jazz band or swing band in Scotland. We love to play the music.

Listen to the sample tracks on the music page and choose the style of music you like.

For a quotation (you'll be pleasantly surprised at just how competitive we are) just send Jennifer an email giving the following basic details:

1. Date of event?

2. Starting time?

3. How long do you want the band to play for?

4. Where is the venue?

5. What kind of event are you having?

6. Which music track is most like the music you want?

7. How many musicians do you want in the band?

8. Do you want a singer as well?

Just email Jennifer with all the details and she'll send you a quotation by return email.
Email Jennifer
Jazz Band Central give you the very best and most appropriate music for your event, to suit your taste. You can be sure of our personal attention to detail.

Some of the tunes in our repertoire:
  • Georgia on my mind
  • I’m in the mood for love
  • New Orleans
  • As time goes by
  • Body and Soul
  • A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square
  • Tin Roof Blues
  • Sleepy Time Down South
  • Give me a kiss to build a dream on
  • I’m in the mood for love
  • Blues for Yolanda
  • Gee Baby, ain’t I good to you
  • I can’t give you anything but love
  • Somewhere over the rainbow
  • Satin Doll
  • Mood Indigo
  • Stardust
  • Stars fell on Alabanma
  • Willow weep for me
  • Black and blue
  • Blue turning grey
  • Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans
  • Mood Indigo
  • Buddy Bolden’s Blues
  • Just a gigolo
  • I want a little girl to call my own
  • I can’t give you anything but love
  • I’m Confessin’ that I love you
  • Careless love
  • Am I blue?
  • That same old love
  • Girl from Ipanema
  • Tishamingo Blues
  • Red sails in the sunset
  • Rose room
  • Make me a pallet on the floor
  • Into each life some rain must fall
  • Love me tender
  • I’ll see you in my dreams
  • I get the blues when it rains
  • I’m alone because I love you
  • If I had you
  • Magic is the Moonlight
  • Love letters in the sand
  • When the Saints go Marching in
  • Hello Dolly
  • I’m the King of the Swingers
  • St Louis Blues
  • Bill Bailey please come home
  • Red rides again
  • Rosetta
  • Some of these days
  • Someday you’ll be sorry
  • Struttin’ with some barbecue
  • Sheik of Araby
  • Sweet Sue
  • S’wonderful
  • Willie the weeper
  • Weary Blues
  • You took adavantage of me
  • Ain’t misbehavin’
  • All of me
  • At the jazz band ball
  • Crazy rhythm
  • It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing
  • Doxy
  • Drop me off in Harlem
  • Fly me to the moon
  • I’m goin’ to Kansas City
  • Come fly with me
  • Indians
  • Jeepers creepers
  • Mack the Knife
  • Moten swing
  • Perdido
  • Mama’s gone goodbye
  • My blue heaven
  • Muskrat ramble
  • Marie
  • Fine and Dandy
  • Apex Blues
  • One sweet letter from you
  • On the Sunny side of the street
  • One O’clock jump
  • Panama Rag
  • Red Wing
  • Savoy Blues
  • When you’re smiling
  • Lady be good
  • St Thomas
  • Tenor madness
  • Buddy’s habits
  • Bugle Boy Rag
  • China Boy
  • China town
  • Climax rag
  • Chicken
  • Caledonia
  • Come back sweet papa
  • Clarinet marmalade
  • Doctor jazz
  • Dinah
  • Dippermouth blues
  • Down by the riverside
  • Exactly like you
  • Iko Iko
  • Everybody loves my baby
  • Fine and dandy
  • Girls go crazy about the way I walk
  • Honeysuckle rose
  • Indiana
  • I got rhythm
  • Sweet Georgia Brown
  • Don’t get around much any more
  • Just a little while to stay here
  • Ja Da
  • Jumbalaya
Links to some really useful websites:

Swing Supreme

A singer-led jazz band for weddings and functions

www.jazz-in-scotland.co.uk

A contact list of bands and musicians in Scotland

Edinburgh Jazz n' Jive Club

Traditional jazz for dancing

www.eldoradocabaret.com

Cabaret entertainment

Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival

Traditional jazz festival

Scotland.internet/jazz

All about Scotland, with jazz

www.edinburgh247.com

strictlytablesandchairs.co.uk/wedding-theme-ideas/

All about Edinburgh, with jazz

www.brassandwoodwind.co.uk

Expert instrument repairs etc

JazzNorthWest

Jazz in the North West of England

WWOZ Jazz New Orleans Radio

The best jazz radio station 24/7

Jake's Jazz Page

A fine jazz musician in the Midlands

www.jazzpilgrims.co.uk

Burtie's grand jazz heritage website

The Gutenberg Boys

A Steel Band For Every Wedding

from www.steelbands4u.co.uk

Katys dog grooming

Paintings of Scotland Prints

A Typical Wedding Reception Programme
(3 sets of 45 minutes each):

Stars Fell on Alabama
Honeysuckle rose
BRIDE & GROOM 1st Dance
Announcement to take the floor for their first dance
When I fall in Love it will be Forever
The Way you look Tonight
Georgia
Hit the road Jack
Sway
S’wonderful
Summertime
Jeepers Creepers
Ride Red Ride
The Charleston
Moten Swing
Sleepy time down South
Somewhere Over the Rainbow

15 mins interval..................

Satin Doll
Ain’t misbehavin'
Fever
Come fly with me
I left my heart in San Francisco
S’wonderful
Misty
When my Dreamboat comes home
Perdido
A kiss to build a dream
You took advantage of me
As time goes by
It Don’t mean a thing if it aint got that swing

15 mins interval........................

Black Beauty
Body and Soul
Stardust
Moondance
The very thought of you
Night and day
King of the Road
Girl from Ipanema Bossanova
Muscat Ramble
St Thomas
Honeysuckle Rose
Mack the Knife
Fly me to the moon

Announce the last dance:

I’m in the mood for love
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