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Hire a Christmas jazz band?

"My name is Kars Veling, founder and bandleader of the Jazz Centralproject.

With a jazz band from the Jazz Central, you are assured of highly experienced professional musicians who contribute of Priceless deliver to your Christmas dinner or Christmas drink!

The concept is really 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 musician and specialized in background music. I have carefully selected them so that you can count on the absolute top of the jazz scene!

- Kars Veling
Founder and pianist

For individuals
for your Christmas party with an extra festive touch

Everyone needs more than ever family and friends to be seen again during the Christmas season. Make your Christmas party or Christmas dinner extra festive by choosing live musical accompaniment!

For restaurants
a great way to offer something extra

Pamper your guests extra and distinguishes you from the competition by playing a professional jazz band from the Jazz Central to perform. A custom Christmas jazz band, with or without vocals, exactly appropriate at your restaurant. Always on nice to meet you volume so that conversations are not disturbed.

Corporate christmas parties 
your colleagues immediately in the right mood

Make your Christmas drink, Christmas lunch or Christmas dinner extra special by having an atmospheric jazz band perform in the background. The cheerful jazz we play creates a casual atmosphere and immediately puts your colleagues in the right direction mood

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Listen to an impression of our swinging Christmas repertoire.
Also possible with vocals!

Classic christmas songs in a swinging jazz style

A Christmas drink or Christmas dinner is of course not complete without atmospheric background music. Especially for that reason, we will spice up our regular jazz repertoire with the best christmas songs† Our repertoire is that way excellent adapted to the specific wishes during the holidays. Your guests will be pleasantly surprised by the swinging rendition of the well-known hits.

Our cheerfully swinging Christmas repertoire

Below is an impression of our swinging Christmas repertoire that we perform with a live Jazz Band in.

  • Silver Bells
  • Rudolph the Red Nosed Reendeer
  • Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow
  • I'll be home for christmas
  • The Christmas Song
  • Sleigh Ride
  • Silent Night
  • Jingle Bells
  • Santa Clause is coming to town
  • Have yourself a merry little christmas
  • White Christmas
  • Frosty the snowman

...And many other Christmas classics!

In short: tasty recognizable atmospheric Christmas songs, topped with a swinging jazz sauce† Your guests will love it!

Popular line-ups during Christmas

Below line-ups are very popular during the Christmas season with the Jazz Central† Always available, always swinging, always at a pleasant volume and always professional.

Many line-ups also with
singing possible. See below!

Saxophone Jazz Trio

Piano + Double bass + Saxophone

The following guidelines apply:

Public

= up to 50 guests
 = up to 200 guests

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 = most affordable
 = highest price

Volume

 = maximum volume is very low
 = maximum volume is high, suitable for larger audiences

Dynamics

 = softly, subtle and mild sounds
 = high dynamics, variation and power

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Dynamics 

The most booked jazz duo of the Jazz Central (piano and double bass), extended with the sultry and dynamic sounds of the most famous jazz instrument. Guaranteed a fantastic atmosphere at your party or event.

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Allround Jazz Duo

Piano + Contrabass

The following guidelines apply:

Public

= up to 50 guests
 = up to 200 guests

Rates
 = most affordable
 = highest price

Volume

 = maximum volume is very low
 = maximum volume is high, suitable for larger audiences

Dynamics

 = softly, subtle and mild sounds
 = high dynamics, variation and power

Public 

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Volume

Dynamics 

Affordable and intimate little one line-up . Suitable for smaller parties. Also ideal for concerts at home, for example during a dinner.

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Swing trio

Piano + Double bass + Jazz guitar

The following guidelines apply:

Public

= up to 50 guests
 = up to 200 guests

Rates
 = most affordable
 = highest price

Volume

 = maximum volume is very low
 = maximum volume is high, suitable for larger audiences

Dynamics

 = softly, subtle and mild sounds
 = high dynamics, variation and power

Public 

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Volume

Dynamics 

A super swinging Jazz Trio. No drums, but a great swing because of the rhythmic Jazz guitar. Become known by the legendary jazz trio from Oscar Peterson, Herb Ellis and Ray Brown.

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Allround Jazz Trio

Piano + Double bass + Drums

The following guidelines apply:

Public

= up to 50 guests
 = up to 200 guests

Rates
 = most affordable
 = highest price

Volume

 = maximum volume is very low
 = maximum volume is high, suitable for larger audiences

Dynamics

 = softly, subtle and mild sounds
 = high dynamics, variation and power

Public 

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Volume

Dynamics 

An all-time favorite, the classic line-up of the finest instruments for an all-round repertoire and unrivaled class.

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Jazz bands with vocals

With a singer or singer, your jazz band gets even more charisma and class. The vocalists below sing a swinging jazz repertoire during the holidays!

Saralee

From the finest swing classics to the most funky danceable jazz hits

Often booked in line-up with our all-round jazz trio | all-round jazz quartet | all-round jazz duo

Swing classics

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Bossa nova, samba and latin

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Funk &  Soul

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Eline

Swinging rhythm & blues with a sauce of afro cuban jazz

Often booked in line-up with our all-round jazz trio | all-round jazz quartet | all-round jazz duo

Swing classics

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Bossa nova, samba and latin

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Funk &  Soul

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Mylene

Experience the exuberant Roaring 20 's in all their facets

Mylène can be booked with two, three or four accompanying instruments.

Swing classics

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Bossa nova, samba and latin

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Funk &  Soul

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Willem

The best ballroom classics in the style of Frank Sinatra to Michael Bublé

Often booked in line-up with our all-round jazz trio | all-round jazz quartet | all-round jazz duo

Swing classics

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Bossa nova, samba and latin

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Funk &  Soul

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Watch and listen

Alex

The best soul hits and a hint of ballroom classics

Often booked in line-up with our all-round jazz trio | all-round jazz quartet | all-round jazz duo

Swing classics

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Bossa nova, samba and latin

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Funk &  Soul

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Watch and listen
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Reviews by our clients

What a service

"What a service and what a sound! Partly because of the Jazz Central, our Christmas dinner has become a very nice party.What a wonderful voice Mylene! Toppers! Thank you very much University Twente ICTS"


Josee Wesseleer - University of Twente
Makes it complete

"On 8 December jl., We (Progress Software) organized our" annual Christmas party "at our head office in Rotterdam with the musical setting of the Jazz Central.The adage they use" with consultation we come to the most beautiful solutions! " definitely apply to this professional organization.

After a few minutes to have a look at the website of the Jazz Centrale, in my preparation, I was quickly approached by Kars Veling through the chat function with the question if everything was clear, and if I had any questions, all this through a pleasant and very service-oriented approach. The choice was made quickly to make our booking final.

I say: until next year Kars! "

Eric Jan Deijl
Progress Software Rotterdam

A golden edge

"Our party definitely got that golden edge because of your band. Just the right atmosphere, good dancing, but also talking was possible. Thank you very much for your fantastic contribution."


Daniëlle Dubois
Christmas dinner from Gilead Sciences Belgium
La Plaza Hotel Brussels
Last-minute specialist

"By signing off a band, I needed a musical padding for the Christmas party three days in advance, at the Jazz Central it was arranged within a few hours, and the musical performance that the two men showed was good. Here speaks a satisfied customer and I will certainly keep the Jazz Centrale in mind during a next event. "

Koen van Asten
Rivierduinen Servicebedrijf
Thank you!

"The employees of the NVZ enjoyed your performance during the Christmas party, it was an atmospheric, swinging and welcome addition to the evening, thank you for that!"

Jan, Monique, Lara, Renske and Marieke -
Dutch Association of Hospitals
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Why the Jazz Central?

  • Pleasant unamplified volume;
  • Several compositions , for every budget;
  • Professional musicians (conservatory);
  • Big team: performance always goes on;
  • Enthusiastic and well-cared musicians;
  • Requires little space.
  • Fast professional responses to mail and telephone;
  • Pleasant unamplified volume;
  • We meet our agreements;
  • No anonymous booking agency, but direct contact;
  • More than 500 gigs in the last 5 years.

The Jazz Central concept

The Jazz Central is unique in his method! You put together the jazz band yourself! This is how you configure a band, for example a jazz trio, that is specific to your musical to wish and budget fit.

Not sure what to choose? No worries!
Thanks to many hundreds of performances, we have received an extraordinary amount experience, and have experienced almost every situation. You can therefore rely on our real practical experience!

In good consultation we almost always find a perfectly suitable arrangement

Adapted to the situation

Our music at your Christmas dinner or Christmas party is always adapted to the situation. The volume is modest, so that your guests can converse with each other in a relaxed manner. We also choose the repertoire in such a way that this yields accessible music - also for the non-jazz connoisseur!

We take care of everything

We can do both for businesses if individuals our atmospheric jazz performances. We are often booked for the setting of business Christmas dinners, but you can also contact us for Christmas drinks in a personal atmosphere.

Both for companies and individuals

  • You only need to provide one thing, and that is an outlet. In front of all We provide other equipment and instruments ourselves.
  • You are assured of very high background music level† Your guests will certainly be impressed.
  • If a musician suddenly becomes ill, we can always provide an equally good substitute Bet.

Need advice? Call us!

Call or WhatsApp feel free to speak about your specific wishes and plans. We can often provide a lot of useful tips from our great experience.

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