Gatsby Nights

"Jazz is like wine. When it is new it's only for the experts, but when it gets older everybody wants it."

– Steve Lacy

In just a few months the Roaring Twenties will return!

We think that calls for a celebration, and what better way to celebrate than with a Great Gatsby Night, Speakeasy Night or Prohibition Party?

Playing authentic music from the Jazz Age of the 1920s and 1930s, our musicians are sure to add that touch of glitz to your event and make the occasion go with a fabulous swing. From Puttin' On The Ritz and The Charleston to more modern favourites like Jeeves and Wooster and The Great Gatsby, we provide the perfect atmosphere to get your guests in the vintage party mood!


Our standard line-up is clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, upright bass, drums and piano, with vocals as an optional extra.

Professional, experienced and reliable, our aim is for you and your guests to have an amazing time, and right from your initial contact we will work with you to ensure that your vintage event runs smoothly and that you make the most out of your live entertainment.

We’ll talk you through all aspects of the event, from setting up and staging, through to timings, requests and packing away. We are very friendly and approachable, and make every effort to provide a memorable occasion that your guests will be enthusing about for years to come.

  • Two hours of foot-tapping, vintage live music, usually split into two sets.

  • Choice of either a 7-piece (instrumental) or 8-piece (with vocals) ensemble.

  • Professional sound and stage lighting systems.

  • Public liability insurance.

  • Music for the whole evening, using our vintage playlist service (so that you'll have authentic vintage music playing even during the band's break).

  • Advice and support on getting the best out of your entertainment.

  • The band dressed in full-on Jazz Era outfits or evening wear, as appropriate.

We can cater for both indoor and outdoor events, and our prices include:

"The Stable Yard Jazz Band were a fantastic addition to our 1920s' themed charity dinner night and auction. They had a wide variety of music that kept the guests entertained throughout. Vicki and the band were very helpful and their outfits really added to the 'Great Gatsby' vibe. I would definitely recommend them to anyone looking for a 1920s' themed party or soiree."

— Barnaby Elmhirst,
Royal Military Academy Sandhurst