Diane Martinson Swing Jazz Band
Diane Martinson -Special Events Vocalist- Minneapolis, MN

Live Jazz for Parties and Events

Diane Martinson Jazz & Swing Band has entertained at hundreds of company parties, anniversaries, birthdays, galas, and fund raisers in the Twin Cities. Music styles include: classic jazz hits, retro 1920's and 30's, Sinatra style 40's Big band Swing, Ballroom dance, and Latin. 6 and 7-piece groups can also include Blues, light rock, and Motown R & B.

Great dance and listening music for Big Band style songs from a small size band.

  • Diane Martinson Jazz Quartet
  • 40s style jazz band
  • anniversary party dance
  • wedding reception dance
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  • Jazz at Holiday party
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Musical entertainment is available in varied price ranges, from solo pianist and small group combos for the dinner to the Quartet, 5, 6 or 7 piece dance band.

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Jazz Combo Demo
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Autumn Leaves, Our Love Is Here To Stay, L-O-V-E, Take Five, Orange Colored Sky, Sweetheart Swing, Moonglow

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Diane Martinson Jazz Quartet, Minneapolis, MN
Diane Martinson Swing Jazz Band

Diane Martinson jazz / swing bands deliver the classic jazz and wonderful Big Band era hit songs without the need for a large band area, or large budget. They have earned rave reviews from hundreds of Twin Cities weddings and special events since 1995.

Private Parties / Corporate Events - Elevation

Our swing jazz combos can be extended to include our larger group - Elevation Swing Jazz and Variety Band with styles including Swing, Jazz, R & B, Rock, 40's Big Band, Ballroom, Motown 60's, Disco 70's, Soul and 50's - 90's Pop music.

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Our clients say it best -

reception music thank you letter "Diane, Thank you to you and the members of the jazz combo! Our guests loved having a band for the dance - a rarity in this community. I loved the selections you played." — Judy R.

client review "Martinson Jazz Quintet - The music fit perfectly, we were able to talk to each other and people got up and danced when they wanted just as we had hoped. Also thank you for backing me up on my special song. We had found other instrumental groups but having the vocalist just makes it that much more special and the sax is one of my favorite instruments. Thank you." — Don & Doris L., 50th Anniversary party

client review "We received great feedback on you and your jazz combo. You provided a sense of elegance with a playful spirit" — Anne K.

EventWire review "Your great music made my Mom's retirement party wonderful. She has been talking about it ever since. Thank you for everything." — Lisa (Diane Martinson Jazz rated 5 out of 5 stars on EventWire.com)

client review "Diane, I heard you (Jazz Quintet) at Mystic Casino and loved the sound. I hope you will have some public gigs. Let me know, I'll be there. " — Cary

client review "I just wanted to thank you for supplying the music for our reception. The musicians were absolutely wonderful. They were as pleasant to deal with as they were talented, which was a nice treat, and they played exactly the type of music that we were wanting." — Stephanie H.

client review "We wanted good listening music and good dance music and you definitely provided both, thank you!" — Kathleen K.  Family 100th birthday celebration

client review "Thanks for playing our requests. You did a beautiful job at making our banquet the most elegant the company has ever seen. The CEO commented that you were a real class act." — Sara L.

client review "...we received rave reviews from the audience. I would recommend you highly to anyone. —Lori G.

fund raiser music thank you letter "Diane, Thank you so much for coordinating very talented musicians for our American Heart Association event. I sent [your solo pianist] Joy a thank you, but please let Jerry and 'the [jazz combo] crew' know how fabulous they were! We raised over $12,000 and could not have done it without you. Sincerely" — Julie C, Minnesota Monthly

EventWire review "Music was beautiful. Diane's group was professional, flexible with our evening events and worked with our theme. Even Dressed the part :) I would recommend them for any corporate event or wedding." — Mercedes B, Corporate Recruiter, Buffets Inc. (Diane Martinson Jazz rated 5 out of 5 stars on EventWire.com)

client review "Diane Thank you again for performing with your Jazz quartet on Friday evening. You were wonderful! Our guests really enjoyed you. Regards" — Amy R.  Marketing Events Coordinator, Medica

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Diane Martinson Band * Piano * Vocalist * Drums * Bass * Saxophone * Guitar * add Trumpet by requesting 7-piece Jazz Swing Band

View Venues We've Played

  • 317 on Rice Park
  • 490 Summit
  • Abetto's Banquet Hall
  • Airport Hilton
  • Andiamo River Boat
  • Anoka American Legion
  • The Arboretum Great Hall
  • Atlas Grill
  • Bandana Square Event Center
  • BayView Event Center
  • Bearpath Golf & Country Club
  • Black Bear Crossing
  • Blackwood Conference/Banquet Center
  • Blaisdell Manor
  • Brackett's Crossing Country Club
  • Braemar Golf Clubhouse
  • Burl Oaks Country Club
  • Calhoun Beach Club
  • Carlson Towers
  • Cedarhurst Mansion
  • Centennial Lakes Amphitheater
  • Chambers Mpls.
  • Chanhassen American Legion
  • Chart House Restaurant
  • Commodore Hotel
  • Columbia Golf Club Manor, Mpls.
  • Como Park Conservatory
  • Crown Plaza Northstar Hotel
  • Crystal Lake Golf Club
  • Danish American Fellowship
  • Dave & Busters
  • The Depot Courtyard Marriott
  • Double Tree Park Place
  • Downtown Minneapolis Hilton
  • Earle Brown Heritage Center
  • Edina Country Club
  • Edinborough Park, Edina
  • Edinburgh USA Golf Club
  • Embassy Suites Airport
  • Empire Town Hall Park
  • Empress River Boat (St. Croix)
  • Gale Mansion
  • Golden Valley VFW
  • Grand Casino Hinckley
  • Grand Hotel Minneapolis
  • Graves 601 Hotel
  • The Great Hall
  • Hampton Inn Shoreview
  • Harriet Island Pavilion
  • Harrington Mansion
  • Hastings Country Club
  • Hazeltine National Golf Club
  • Hilton Hotel Brooklyn Center
  • Hilton Hotel Eagan
  • Holiday Inn St. Paul
  • Hotel Sofitel
  • Hudson Country Club
  • Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
  • Indoor Central Park Woodbury
  • Interlachen Country Club
  • International Chef's Culinary Center
  • Irvine Park
  • Islandview Golf & Dining
  • Jax Café
  • Jimmy's Conference Center
  • Kahler Hotel Rochester
  • Kozlak's Royal Oaks
  • Lafayette Club
  • Landmark Center
  • Legends Golf Club
  • Majestic Oaks
  • Marriott Minnetonka
  • Marriott Rochester
  • The Marsh
  • McNamara Alumni Center
  • Mendakota Club
  • Mermaid Event Center
  • The Metropolitan
  • Mill City Museum
  • Millenium Hotel
  • Minikahda Club
  • Minneapolis Club
  • Minneapolis Convention Center
  • Minneapolis Golf Club
  • Minnesota History Center
  • Minnesota Valley Country Club
  • Minnesota Zoo
  • Nicollet Island Pavilion
  • North Oaks Country Club
  • Northland Inn, Brooklyn Park
  • Nye's Polonaise Room
  • Oak Glen Country Club
  • Oak Ridge Conference Center
  • Officers Club at Ft. Snelling
  • Olympic Hills Golf Club
  • Outing Lodge
  • Park Plaza Hotel
  • The Parsonage
  • Pebble Creek Golf Course
  • PNA Hall
  • Prom Center
  • Radisson Plaza Hotel Minneapolis
  • Ramada Rochester
  • River Falls Country Club
  • Riverwood Inn
  • Rochester Art Center
  • Rush Creek Golf Course
  • St. Paul Boat Club
  • St. Paul College Club
  • St. Paul Hotel
  • Science Museum of Minnesota
  • Sheraton Four Points Metrodome
  • Sheraton Minneapolis West
  • Sofitel
  • Summit Manor
  • Theodore Wirth Chalet
  • Treasure Island Casino
  • Twin Cities Event Center
  • University Club, St Paul
  • University of Minnesota, Campus Club
  • Valley View Golf Course
  • Van Dusen Center Mansion
  • Wabasha Street Caves
  • Wayzata Country Club
  • Weisman Museum
  • White Bear Lake VFW
  • Wilds Golf club
  • Windows IDS Minneapolis