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Enjoy the origins of jazz: the Dixieland street parade bands from New Orleans

Swinging Dixieland band "Regular"

Dixieland - the style that all jazz eventually started with. This swinging 4 -man formation with trumpet, tuba, trombone and guitar, will let you experience the street parades of New Orleans at your event, wedding or party! Old fashioned? Not with "De Jazz Centrale" !


All our line-ups, including these, are COVID-19 proof. We can take care of our performance with at least 1,5 m distance!


Recommended line-up

trumpet + trombone + sousaphone / tuba + guitar

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Very successful!

Four man dixieland band played at a buyers event with us. Was very successful.

Linda van Asselt

Business event


Really important! Listen to our demos with headphones or good speakers!

Small speakers such as a smartphone, tablet or laptop can not possibly display the deep rich sound of the beautiful double bass, sousaphone or tuba. That is why it is so important to listen with headphones or good speakers!  

Be careful: risk of rhythmic moving! 

Turn your phone to landscape to hear the music in stereo!

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Overzicht van het repertoire


Swinging 4 -man dixieland band

Book this swinging dixieland band, consisting of 4 musicians. All necessary ingredients are present. The majestic sound of the tuba (or sousaphone) accompanied by trumpet and trombone - the brass instruments that are so characteristic of that Dixieland sound. All of this is tastefully accompanied by the guitarist, who is perfectly audible thanks to a mobile amplifier.

Fully mobile

Just like all our other Dixieland bands, this 4 man formation is also completely mobile! Trumpet, trombone and sousaphone are mobile by definition, but even the guitarist is not bound to one place for power because his amplifier that runs on a mobile battery. A jazz guitar has a less old-fashioned character than the banjo and is more suitable for giving short solos.

Nothing can be more swinging

Experience the origins of jazz with this cheerful dixieland band. An unequalled swinging four-man formation that plays the most swinging classics such as Oh When the Saints but can effortlessly switches to melancholic ballads like Mood Indigo from Duke Ellington.

Old fashioned? Not at all!

Of course - there are countless dixieland bands on the internet. All with clownish outfits, straw hats and uniform suits. But of course you are looking for the stylish variant - and you will find it at "De Jazz Centrale" . With us no old-fashioned, theatrical dixieland act, but classy, good looking , very experienced professionals who belong to the top of the jazz scene. This way Dixieland suddenly gets a totally different vibe and turns your party or event into a cheerful but at the same time stylish experience.

Perfectly audible

Of course, dixieland bands often perform at locations where some extra volume is welcome - without becoming too loud. At "De Jazz Centrale" all this in order. Thanks to the great experience of the musicians, we can provide the right volume in every situation.

Why the Jazz Centrale?

  • More than 300 gigs per year
  • A team of enthusiastic professionals
  • Kars carefully selected all musicians
  • Always music on background volume
  • We play throughout the Netherlands and Belgium
  • Well-dressed musicians
  • Atmospheric lighting
  • We provide equipment and instruments
  • 100% certainty, because full backup in case of illness

How does "De Jazz Centrale" work?

Our team consists of more than 200 professional jazz musicians who belong to the absolute top of the Dutch jazz world.

Jazz is a musical world language. We speak this language fluently and can therefore play in whatever line-up is requested!

All this is managed by Kars, pianist and founder.


Let Kars advise you!

"As a professional jazz musician and founder of the Jazz Centrale I am able to advise you like no other, based on real practical experience. With more than 10 years of experience and many hundreds of performances at receptions, weddings and business events, I have experienced every single situation already, so I am happy to advise you from my broad experience.

Call me immediately on  + 31 6 24 75 29 71. Or send me a whatsapp here "