The Syncopators are a Pacific Northwest Jazz Band playing the most authentic jazz from the 1920's-1940's around. Influences include Fats Waller, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, and more. We have performed across the US, and are currently the house band at Seattle's historic Century Ballroom.
Our first album "Chasin' the Blues" was released in 2008, and our second disc "Harlem Mad" comes out in the spring of 2011.
Our standard sized groups are our sextet and our 13 piece big band, but we often play with a group as small as a trio or quartet for parties, dinners and concerts.
Benny Goodman, Fats Waller, Count Basie, Louis Armstrong, King Oliver, Billie Holiday, John Kirby, Artie Shaw, Duke Ellington, Jimmie Lunceford, Ella Fitzgerald, Chick Webb, Fletcher Henderson.
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 30 - 360 minutes
The Syncopators can provide quiet dinner music with a trio or quartet or exciting music, depending on what you need for your event. Whether you want us to move people's feet at your party or wedding, make your dinner party a classier affair, draw people into your store or restaurant we can accommodate your needs wit the right sized ensemble.
With any sized ensemble you can expect to hear jazz played as it was in the 20's or 30's. If you're after authenticity for a speak easy party, New Orleans celebration, swing dance, or any other kind of event, we are your band!
Available for Your
Anniversary Party, Awards Night, Baby Shower, Bachelor Party, Bachelorette Party, Band Member Wanted, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Party, Bar/Lounge, Birthday Party, Bridal Shower, Casino, Casting Call, Christmas Party, Church Service, Club/Nightclub, Competition, Concert Venue, Convention, Corporate Event, Cruise, Dinner Dance, Ethnic Celebration, Fair, Festival, Funeral Service, Graduation, Grand Opening, Halloween Party, Holiday Party, Hotel, Launch Party, Luncheon/Tea, Parade, Private Party, Prom, Quinceañera, Religious Celebration, Restaurant, Retreat, Reunion, Seminar, Sporting Event, Studio Session, Sweet 16 Party, Trade Show, Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Reception, Workshop
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