Oakland Swing Bands
Browse and compare 279 professional Oakland Swing Bands and Swing Bands who will travel to Oakland to perform at your event.
Thanks for your interest in hiring Sara & Swingtime! We can be anywhere from just Sara solo on piano and vocals up to a six-piece band. We specialize in the popular songs of the 20s and 30s - early jazz, blues and swing. Our band is danceable and fun for young and old!
We pride ourselves on our professionalism and musicianship, and have many happy former clients in our past - references are a...
One of the most authentic gypsy jazz ensembles in the United States. The Jimmy Grant Ensemble is able to accommodate your event as either a duo, trio, or quartet. We play a unique variety of music, mostly influenced by gypsy guitar virtuoso Django Reinhardt. They can also can play request, given the group has enough time in advance to learn the song.
Jim Butler Jazz Group
"Jim Butler…a wonderful altoist…keep swingin!" – Donald Bailey (Blue Note recording artist), March 2009
Jim Butler, saxophonist and California native, has a musical background that includes jazz, rock and roll, blues, and more. Jim received a Doctorate in Music at the University of Texas at Austin. He has appeared professionally with such diverse entertainers as Mel ...
Medicine Ball Music represents one of the most exciting and eclectic ensembles performing in the Bay Area with all star entertainers from all over the world assembled by founder and bandleader David Sturdevant. Known for his unique pairings of award winning multi-instrumentalists and first class vocalists, David personally arranges the band for every show for a truly unique experience. Rooted...
Spinout has started to create quite a stir lately in the Bay Area by presenting the most timeless and enduring early rock and roll and classic rock music in an energetic, passionate and fun filled show that pulls the audience directly into the heart of their performance. This 3 piece band's appeal is so broad that it can play anywhere from major nightclubs like Bimbo's and Slim's to corporate ...
Le Jazz Hot is a quartet of acoustic guitars, violin and bass playing jazz from the 1930s, 40s and beyond. Originally created by Django Reinhardt and the gypsys of France, this music is timeless in it's appeal as well as the perfect compliment for weddings, private affairs as well as a full concert show. Touring nationally as well as locally for over 20 years our music appeals to both kinds of...
Swing Fever is dedicated to the music of the Swing Era, playing it as critic Phil Elwood once said, 'as though the numbers are on today's Hit Parade'. The band treats Swing Era music as a living, breathing form to which the musicians bring fresh excitement. Clever, fun, romantic, witty - here is wonderful classic music presented in its full emotional range.
The band has toured and recorded ...
Saxophonist/bandleader Fil Lorenz has performed with the top names in the business, from the Big Bands of Glenn Miller and Tommy Dorsey, to 60s icons Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Soul and Motown legends Gladys Knight and Mary Wilson (of the Supremes), Bobby Caldwell, modern day soul/R&B star, Seal...and many, many others.
He brings a vast array of musical experiences to the table and...
The Klipptones are San Francisco's hottest new crossover band, playing Sinatra-era standards mashed up with pop classics. Ol' Blues Eyes meets Beyonce. Ella, The Queen of Swing versus MJ, the King of Pop. Our brand and energy assures that everyone has a blast, and our breadth of styles easily transitions your guests from dinner to dance floor.
We've been featured at the Fillmore Jazz Fe...
The Solomon Douglas Swingtet is a 10-piece jazz band that specializes in a wide range of styles of swinging big-band music, from the late 1920s through the early 1960s.
We are highly in demand at dance events, and have headlined major Lindy Hop, Balboa, and Blues Dance weekend events all over the United States and Canada since 2002.
We appear regularly at the Century Ballroom (Seattle) a...