The Best Musical Genres for a New York Wedding!

In New York, live jazz is one of the most popular music choices for wedding receptions. The city is renowned for its vibrant and diverse live jazz scene, thanks to its long history of jazz clubs and world-class professional live jazz bands. So, why not hire a New York live jazz band to add a special touch to your wedding reception?

This can be an excellent way to bring energy and life to your event while delighting your guests with classic tunes, including swing, New Orleans style, Latin jazz, and traditional big band classics!

A professional live New York jazz band will bring a distinct New York flavor to your wedding reception and will surely be the perfect accompaniment to your special day.

New York live jazz bands are known for four popular musical genres: Swing/Big Band, Latin Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, and Classic Jazz!



  • Swing/Big Band

Swing/Big Band is a great choice for couples looking for a lively atmosphere; this type of music is often upbeat and fun.


  • Latin Jazz

Latin jazz is perfect for couples wanting to add a bit of spice to their wedding and inject some Latin flair!


  • Contemporary Jazz

Contemporary jazz is ideal for couples who want modern music influenced by the sounds of New York nightlife.


  • Classic Jazz

Finally, Classic jazz will give your wedding a timeless feel with its jazz standards from the 1920s and 1930s!


No matter what type of music you are looking for, New York live jazz bands can provide it! With so many musical genres available, New Yorkers have access to some of the best wedding music in the world. So if you’re planning a New York wedding, hire a local live jazz and swing band like Alex Levin Music to make your event even more special!

We have several talented live bands in New York who specialize in creating beautiful arrangements of classic songs from all eras, giving them an entirely new sound and making them perfect for any event!

And if you want something even more unique for your wedding, our bands can create beautiful songs specifically for your big day! So, whatever style of New York live jazz and swing music you choose for your wedding, Alex Levin Music will ensure your reception is something to remember.

With the right mix of New York classics and New Orleans gems, we’ll create a truly magical evening that nobody will forget! Contact us here today!