Jazz is a mix of R&B, rock, funk, and pop cultures. There is a range of richness, diversity, and beauty. Mostly performed by African Americans it is influenced by African and European rhythms. It is developed from blues, ragtime and characterized by polyphonic ensemble, and syncopated rhythm.Jazz is constantly expanding, evolving, changing its music patterns and passing through many levels of development. Jazz is not a predetermined music nor is it extemporized into one.
Below is a list of the most popular jazz bands of 2018:
I. Gotham city horns
This powerhouse band is from Sydney in Australia. It is one of the best jazz bands this year and has a complete three-piece horn section. Though they mostly perform jazz music, they also do retro to rock, big band to ballroom, and classics to contemporary. The band is all about creating the best music and an entertainment experience like no other. Gotham city Horns is bold, big, and brassy with nine members and they have a section with drums, guitar, bass, and keyboards that back the female and male vocalists.
II. Bootman jazz
This talented group has musicians who have an extraordinary knowledge for the kinds and styles of music. They are able to perform for any event but their main specialty is jazz and blues. In addition to this, they play many more styles including calypso using steel drums, bass, guitar, and keyboard. They can perform with or without vocals. They also encompass a big band should you require.They also perform the following kinds of music:- Light funky and classical jazz stuff- Blues with vocals- New Orleans street marching band- Christmas carols- Funk pop/disco- German Oompah music- Continental light pop tunes
III. Super fox jazz
The super fox jazz comes from muscular, driving, and acoustic guitar style of the gypsy jazz. It incorporates ballads, jazz swing tunes, Italian, French, and traditional waltzes music. They are one of the most sought-after jazz bands in the game. It comprises two guitars and the double bass, which has vocals that creates a dynamic and exuberate dance tempo jazz. Their unique style will suit all the requirements that you may have for any engagement.
IV. Marinucci jazz ensemble
This jazz band has been performing and perfecting its art for the last several years. From festivals and jazz clubs throughout Australia and international stages across the globe, they have been entertaining their fans. They are also expandable if you require having a larger ensemble. The Marinucci jazz ensemble has many professionals’ musicians that they have a working relationship. The band is ideal for corporate functions, weddings and other events.
V. Sugar blue trio
The band covers a number of music genres including jazz, soul, pop, and Motown. They have outstanding male vocalists, together with smooth vocals souls, sensuous sax, bluesy guitar, and the superior tone of the double bass. Jazz is rooted in our lives, and it takes all that life has to offer. It sure will offer comfort and inspire many people.