Netherlands — Belgium — Luxembourg — Germany

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Hire a jazz band?

With more than 300 bookings per year, the Jazz Central supplies most jazz bands in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium.

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Welcome to "my" Jazz Centrale!

"My name is Kars Veling, founder and bandleader of the Jazz Central project, and I am going to help you create a very professional jazz band for your wedding, party or business event.

The concept is truly unique  — you determine the size of the jazz band yourself and you choose which instruments you want in the jazz band.

All musicians in my team are full-time musicians and specialized in background music. I have carefully selected them so that you can count on the absolute top of the jazz scene! "

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We play everywhere in the Netherlands, Belgium, western part of Germany and beyond

We travel long distances without problems. And we also have local teams in many places, so we save on travel costs.
We perform everywhere in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and western Germany.

For whom?

At the Jazz Centrale you can easily book a background music jazz combo for your party, reception or event! Hiring a jazz band is not complicated or enormously expensive at all! You book with us a jazz duo, jazz trio, or other line-up.

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Why jazz?

With the hiring of a live jazz band or jazz DJ for your party or event, success is almost guaranteed!

With films like La La Land and The Great Gatsby, jazz and swing are again in the spotlight. And of course we greatly welcome that!

At a time when many parties are musically framed by impersonal Spotify playlists, it can be a relief to get somewhere where professionals play live background music!

A live jazz band from the Jazz Centrale plays jazz music that is:

  • elegant, classic, atmospheric, accessible and sophisticated;
  • attractive for all ages and types of guests;
  • suitable for both background and foreground;
  • can be adjusted to virtually any budget;
  • music among the best of the music history. From the Great American Songbook to bossa nova from Brazil!
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Who are we?

the Jazz Central was founded by Kars Veling, our pianist and business leader who has put together a fantastic team of the very best jazz professionals over the years.

Because our musicians live throughout the country, we can be of service anywhere in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and western Germany! We all have many years of experience in taking care of live performances, and you will hear and see that immediately!

We offer:

  • the best professionals from the Dutch jazz world
  • professional approach
  • very quick responses to your request
  • personal approach
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