Find a blues band near Phoenix, AZ

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If you are looking for some classy jazz, we have a number of options based on your needs and preferences. Our repertoire is a great mix for most crowds. We can configure the music for your event as a duo, trio, or quartet, including jazz guitar, bass, trumpet, violin, sax, and drums. Following are the options. JACKIE LOPEZ AND THE NUANCE JAZZ TRIO Just a few notes is all it takes for audiences to be captivated by Jackie's soulful and sultry voice. As a vintage jazz singer, she delivers a glamorous performance full of old Hollywood sparkle and glam. Her musical influences include Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Patsy Cline, Michael Buble, Billie Holiday, & Selena Quintanilla to name a few. Jackie breathes new life into every iconic American Songbook jazz standard, swing, Latin, and pop song she performs. When she is behind the mic you can be sure a nostalgically charming atmosphere is swirling around the room. NUANCE JAZZ TRIO The Nuance Jazz Trio, launched 25 years ago to become an esteemed jazz-swing ensemble. Nuance embodies freshly diverse and buoyant sounds to represent all that jazz was and still is, performed by a well-honed trio of veteran Phoenix musicians. Nuance's repertoire includes old and new jazz influences including Great American Songbook encompassing Django Reinhardt (hot jazz), mainstream jazz standards, bossa's and other Latin favorites, as well Americana and even some pop. Instrumentation includes trumpet (violin double), guitar, and bass. Voted "Best Jazz Performer" by the Arizona Republic. PRICKLY PAIR JAZZ DUO The Prickly Pair Jazz Duo is well suited for events ranging from casual to sophisticated. Playing with the artistry and soul of traditional jazz, the mood is always relaxed and enjoyable. The style and professionalism of the duo reflect a musical ambiance that will add class to any party or corporate event. Instrumentation includes guitar and bass. Enjoy the superb tunes from the Great American Songbook. Take a listen to our audio and video clips!!See more

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What is a mariachi band?

Mariachi bands are rooted in Mexican culture. Traditional mariachi bands consisted of two or more members playing stringed instruments, wearing regional costumes adapted from the charro (Mexican horseman or cowboy). Modern mariachi bands, which are likely what you’re looking for when searching for a mariachi band for hire, feature at least four members who play stringed instruments (violin, vihuela, bass guitar called guitarron) and one or more trumpets. The costumes have remained the same, but now trumpets are synonymous with mariachi music. Mariachi bands for hire often play a wide range of music, including styles originating from Mexico and adopted from elsewhere. These include jarabes, waltzes, serenades, corridos (Mexican ballads), ranchera, cumbia, and more. Mariachi bands for hire bring a festive and soulful element to a party, birthday, wedding, corporate affair, fundraiser or community event. UNESCO has inscribed mariachi music on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

How much does a mariachi band cost?

A mariachi band will bring your party or event alive with their fabulous costumes, beautiful playing and strong vocals. The cost of a mariachi band for hire will depend on how many players are in the group. Each musician in a performance group needs to be paid, so pricing is usually based on the number of mariachis (musicians), the location of the event (and travel time required), and the length of the performance. Day of the week also affects cost, as does day — Christmas, New Year’s Eve and other major holidays will cost more than regular days. The national average cost for live bands of all types ranges between $740 and $1,200. Depending on where you live and regional rates for performers, you might expect to pay between $65 and $120 per hour, per player. Mariachi groups may have 12-15 players available for performance at one time, depending on your budget. Here are some examples of how the number of players affects average cost:

  • Four mariachis: $300 per hour for weeknights, $400 per hour for weekends.
  • Five mariachis: $350 per hour for weeknights, $400-$450 per hour for weekends. Weekends may have a minimum number of hours.
  • Six mariachis: $400 per hour for weeknights, $450-$500 per hour for weekends.

How many mariachis can a band have?

A mariachi band for hire can have as many players as you like. Modern mariachi bands typically have a minimum of four players with the trumpet playing a vital musical role along with stringed instruments such as the violin, guitarrón (a Mexican bass guitar with a deep body), vihuela (a Spanish stringed guitar) and guitar. Strong vocals are also an important component of mariachi bands for hire, since one or more of the players will be singing during the performance. For a truly spectacular show, you can hire a mariachi band with 15 or more players. The medley of stringed instruments, multiple trumpets, soaring vocals, and even an accordion or harp is powerful and beautiful. Mariachis typically wear the traditional costume of charros — Mexican horsemen. The look is a very regal, monotone suit, often in black or white, with silver adornments and embroidery. Mariachi bands often wear sombreros as well. Traditional mariachi bands were only made up of two or more players, according to a UNESCO report celebrating the cultural heritage of the musical style. The style of music originated in the state of Jalisco. Now the style of music is symbolic of Mexico but is celebrated all over the world, and adds a fabulous vibrancy to any group’s events, parties and weddings.

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