Doha Jazz

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Jazz Jam - Friday nights at the Movenpick! Friday Jazz brunch at W hotel / Hilton hotel / Crowne Plaza 12pm.


Welcome to Doha Jazz. The premier provider of all types of live music in Qatar since 2001!

We play at openings, events, launches and corporate parties. Comprised of well groomed professional musicians, our expect flexibility, punctuality and expertly crafted music at every step of the way.

Catch us at one of our public gigs, (see our What’s on page) or take a look around this site for further information.

Notable clients of ours; The Emir of Qatar, H.H. Sheika Moza, Duke & Duchess of Cornwall, Sheika Mayasa, Prime Minister Al-Attiyah, President Bill Clinton, Sir Richard Branson, FIFA President Sepp Blatter, Lord Mandelson, Crown Prince Haakon, Damien Hirst, Kevin Spacey, Palcido Domingo…..

Any band, any occasion

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Jazz groups small and large

Choose from a variety of Doha Jazz groups. Everything from Big band swing to instrumental jazz quartets, vocal swing bands, Jazz-Arabesque or New Orleans Dixeland. Perfect for many corporate functions and events. Our most popular groups for corporate events and parties are medium sized jazz groups featuring saxophone, optional vocals, double bass and guitar or piano. Click on the link for more detailed videos, photos and more.

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Jazz - Arabesque

This exciting project features members of Doha jazz teaming up with Arabic musicians for a fusion of east meets west. Funky jazz beats mixed with oriental melodies and timbres that is fast proving itself as a hit with private and corporate parties.

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Doha Jazz Big Band

The sound of a jazz big band is always exciting, dazzling and vivacious. Let the saxophones and brass section soar up to the dizzying heights of Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington and Glen Miller with famous renditions of the 40’s and 50’s Available as an instrumental band or with vocalist, we can also combine this with the Blues Brothers Show for an evening of two halves.

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Party Bands

Party bands can perform softly during dinner or drinks, then as the evening progresses play dance music. New Year's Eve, ex-pat weddings, corporate parties are some of the wide range of events that these ensembles are perfect for. Available as small 3 piece groups, through to more standard 4 and 5 piece sizes and finally the awesome 8 piece Blues Brothers band!

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Classical Ensembles

Doha jazz presents a variety of orchestral soloists, strings quartets and trios, harpists and bespoke music; Classical music is preferred by some clients for more formal settings or a gentler ambience. The ‘Violin Angels’ are an all female string quartet who have played at many high profile events adn weddings in Qatar. Solo artists include, violin, cello, harp and piano and are also available as combinations of duets and trios. Also see our rock violin show based on the well renowned violin star Vanessa Mae!

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Arabesque Fusions

Our latest Arabic music group - Jazz-Arabesque - a fusion of oriental melodies and jazz grooves, popular at many events with both Arabic and Western clientele. The Mercel Oraij Arabic ensemble specializes in traditional Arabic music and are well versed in this area’s traditional folk songs and time-honoured tunes. Instruments of the orient such as Oud, Tabla, Reik, Nay and Qanun can be used with or without vocal elements to create a truly Arabic flavour to any event. Also available are fusions of classical music with Arabic flavours.

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