Jazz Bands

The San Francisco Bay Area Jazz scene offers a wide selection of styles from the 1920/30’s origins to jump swing, electronica to classical fusion. Jazz artists groups can perform in small combinations of duos and trios or can form larger combos up to 15+ big band orchestras.
Premiere offers some of the coolest jazz band options around – whether you are setting a pre-reception mood or carrying a vibe thru an entire evening – Premiere has the solution for you.


(415) 244-0709 / (925) 355-5090

GrooveUnit  Groove Unit

By combining compelling funk, Latin and swing rhythms with stimulating melodies and harmonies, Groove Unit performs standards and originals in a modern groove spiced with the sophistication of jazz. 

 Royal Society Jazz Orchestras

The Royal Society Jazz Orchestra and their smaller ensembles of the San Francisco Bay Area affectionately and authentically recapture the excitement, charm, and romance of the celebrated music originating from the 1920s and 1930s.

410_Jinx_Jones_promo_006_01_25_larger Jinx Jones

 The Jinx Jones Trio gives West Coast jazz a unique new flavor, garnished with ultra-cool swinging rhythm and luscious jazz guitar. 

BioPhoto Betty Fu

A sparkling presence, a gorgeous silky voice; this talented young vocalist has a lot going for her. Betty’s style is at once elegant, playful, and seductive. She loves the emotion in each song she sings, and is not afraid to show it.

Liberty Street Trio Liberty Street

Combine some of the San Francisco Bay area’s most individually creative young jazz musicians in one ensemble and push out the boundaries of jazz and you have Liberty Street. 

The Venusians The Venusians

Matt Venuti and The Venusians introduced a unique form of Global-Instrumental Music to the Special Events Market and remain one of the most sought-after groups in a now popular genre. Their style fuses the ambient and atmospheric with enchanting melodies and entrancing rhythms.

Benny B Benny Be

Benny Be Jazz has a fine array of jazz options for multiple uses at special events. Ranging from Duet to sextet size groups for background music to full dance band swing ensemble, he offers a variety of unique and spirited jazz and pop music with an old world twist.

lavayonbed Lavay Smith

Lavay Smith is the vocalist and bandleader of the Red Hot Skillet Lickers, one of the top swingin’ Jazz and Blues bands in the world.  Lavay grew up in Southern California and the Philippines and has become an internationally recognized Diva of Jazz and Blues, with a singing style influenced by Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, Bessie Smith, Little Esther Phillips and other legendary greats. 

Fog City Jazz 3 Fog City Jazz

It was in the 1860’s that the Barbary Coast, San Francisco’s fabled den of iniquity, got its name.  But the here and now Fog City Jazz Ensemble performs classic Barbary coast music with all the zeal and zest of yesteryear.  

ever ever

Regularly recommended by the Bay Area’s top event planners and caterers to their uncompromising clients, ever has become one of the premiere event entertainers in the region.

jacqui-01-08 Jacqui Naylor

Interpreting jazz standards and romantic classics with an intimate fashion that’s sensually soft and gentle, Jacqui Naylor reveals hints of Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughn and June Christy in doing so.  Ms. Naylor has performed at such famed establishments such as Yoshi’s, The Plush Room, Enrico’s, Town Hall in New York, and Cinegrill in Los Angeles.  Her light natural soprano coupled with an attractive contralto is preserved in her hypnotically hip stage presence.

paulawest4 Paula West

Paula West is an American jazz and cabaret singer known for her rich, powerful contralto voice and for her sensitive interpretations of an extraordinarily eclectic selection of songs ranging far beyond jazz standards and cabaret chestnuts.


(415) 244-0709 / (925) 355-5090

Addition Jazz Bands

  • Matt Eakle
  • Michael Hatfield
  • Richard Nelson Hall
  • Bud E Luv
  • Richard Michos
  • Connie Champagne
  • Marcus Shelby
  • Huayllipacha
  • Jack Pollard Jazz
  • Sue Crosman
  • Easy Leaves
  • John Santos
  • Laurent Fourgo
  • Rex Allen
  • ESQ
  • EC Scott
  • Bill Hopkins
  • Sandra Aran
  • Fillmore Blues Foundation
  • Daniel Maya
  • Rick Heizman
  • Baguette Quartet
  • Dave Blakey
  • Allison Lovejoy
  • Light Rain
  • Magnolia Jazz band
  • Paul Binkley
  • Rich Martini Orchestra
  • Dick Bright Orchestra
  • Joe Sharino
  • Jazz For Sale
  • Ritmojito
  • John Imholz
  • Otis Fuller
  • Mike McCall
  • Billy Philidelphia
  • Meg and Me
  • The Martini Brothers
  • Bob Dalpe
  • Cynthia Bythell
  • Varona
  • TonicEffect
  • Dizzy Burnett
  • Fog City Jazz
  • Sony Holland
  • David Landon
  • Tim Hockenberry
  • Black Market Jazz Orchestra
  • Daves Swingtime Band
  • Lisa Sanchez
  • Big Mama Sue


(415) 244-0709 / (925) 560-9990