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Hella Fitzgerald

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Rating 5.0 out of 5
14 reviews
$5,500 Most Popular Price

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$5,500 Most Popular Price

Hella Fitzgerald is an Oakland-based deluxe party band collective, specializing in vintage jazz and blues, classic soul, funk, R&B, 90's and contemporary songs. Showcasing some of the finest musicians and vocalists in the Northern California area, Hella Fitzgerald transitions seamlessly throughout different eras with style and grace. Supporting events of any size, theme and budget, they incorporate songs by Amy Winehouse, Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder, Etta James, James Brown, Bruno Mars, and of course, Ella Fitzgerald. Collectively our musicians have played at festivals worldwide and have toured with Lauryn Hill, Lyrics Born, Fantastic Negrito, Michael Franti, Pete Escovedo, Sheila E, Tony Toni Tone, Goapele, and more.

Introducing our brand new -- Honor Brass Band -- a brass band for all occasions. Looking for that New Orleans sound with a Bay Area twist? We've got it. Honoring the traditional repertoire with classics like "When The Saints Go Marching In," "Down By the Riverside," and "A Closer Walk With Thee," we also incorporate soul and contemporary songs from artists like Marvin Gaye, The Beatles, and Camila Cabello. They are available with any Hella Fitzgerald package - our versatile musicians transition easily from the brass band formation into dance band instrumentation. Consider adding some extra flavor to your event with Honor Brass Band!

Though we work with some of the top agencies in the area, Hella Fitzgerald is a self-managed band. This helps us keep our prices low while providing a high quality experience.

Services Offered
Hella Fitzgerald offers their services for couples' wedding ceremonies and receptions, as well as for the cocktail hour and rehearsal dinner. If couples don't see their favorite song in the band's extensive collection, they are flexible and open to learning new songs to ensure your day is everything you've hoped it would be. In addition, the band offers the following services and band equipment for couples:

  • Instrumentals
  • Liability insurance
  • MC duties
  • Music during breaks
  • Vocals - male and female
  • Willing to travel
  • Microphones - wireless and lapel
  • Sound/ PA system
  • Brass band
  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the average price for a wedding reception during peak season?

$5,000 - $8,000

What is the average price for a wedding reception during off-peak season?

$4,000 - $7,000

Which of the following are included in the price?

Ceremony Music
Cocktail Hour Music
Learning New Songs
Lighting
MC
Music During Breaks
Reception Music
Sound/PA System
Travel Expenses

What is the price of your popular wedding package?

$5,500

Which of the following are included in the package?

Ceremony Music
Cocktail Hour Music
Learning New Songs
MC
Music During Breaks
Reception Music
Sound/PA System

Are you an agency or a band?

Band

How many musicians are in your band(s)?

1 - 3
4 - 6
7+

What genres of music does (do) your band(s) play?

Acoustic
Big Band
Blues
Dance
Folk
Funk
Hip Hop
Jazz
Latin
Motown
Oldies
Pop
R&B / Soul
Strings
Swing
Top 40

What music services do you provide?

Instrumentals
Ceremony Music
Cocktail Hour Music
Learning New Songs
MC
Reception Music
Music During Breaks
Rehearsal Dinner Music
Vocals
Liability Insurance
Willing to Travel

What items are available?

Lighting
Microphones
Projector
Sound/PA System

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    Sarah S. Married on 11/01/2021
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    incredible wedding band

    I am so glad that we booked Hella Fitzgerald for our wedding! We had a very diverse crowd at our wedding, and I was worried that it would be hard to find a band that would appeal to everyone and get people dancing, but Hella exceeded our wildest expectations! Everyone was out on the floor having a great time and people told us over and over again that it was the most fun they've ever had dancing - all thanks to Hella. We're also salsa dancers, and Hella Fitzgerald managed to adapt some of their songs to fit a salsa beat, which was a completely unexpected delight for us. This band sounds as great live as they do on their demos, and they are fun and professional and will make any night a party to remember. Lilan was a pleasure to work with during the planning aspect of things too. Book them!
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    Caitlyn I. Married on 09/26/2020
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    The Best Wedding Band in Town

    Hella Fitzgerald is SUCH a fun band to have at your wedding. My husband and I were searching for a band that specialized Jazz, Funk, R&B and other more classic genres of music. They had us on our feet and dancing the night away. We had not one, but two ripped pants on the dance floor that night (including the groom's) which I consider to be a true testament to how talented and entertaining they were. They helped arrange our ceremony music as well (we went with a harpist) and handled all of the sound set up. Lilan was great at MCing the night. Thank you Hella Fitzgerald for making our wedding ROCK and for being so flexible and helpful throughout the uncertainty of planning a wedding during covid. Our guests had a blast and so did we!
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    Jeff B. Married on 01/05/2020
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    Incredible Entertainment!

    Hella Fitzgerald exceeded my every expectation! Working with this band from start to finish, they are really a class act. I booked them for a high end gig in SF and the guests and clients could not stop talking about how incredible the entertainment was. Lilan and her team were incredible to work with, and their product was incredible. I would recommend them to anyone in a heart beat!

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner

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