The music of Peoria Jazzband covers jazz styles from New Orleans and Dixieland to swing and sometimes even Swedish folk music is included. In addition to the great standard tunes by Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Fats Waller, Duke Ellington and others, Peoria Jazzband always look for interesting, less well known tunes Vocalist Rosemarie Simonsen gives the music a very special touch.
Peoria Jazzband has appeared at several international jazz festivals, such as "Dixieland Jazz Jubilee", Sacramento Carlifornia, USA 1981 and 1995, "Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival" in Davenport, USA 2001, "Jazz Reunion Festival" New Orleans USA, French Quarter Festival" in New Orleans (4 times), "Dresden International Dixieland Festival" and "Hot Jazz Meeting" plus a number of other jazz festivals in Germany, "Guiness Jazz Festival", Cork, Ireland, "Jazz Jantar" and "Old Jazz Meeting" in Poland, "Hertzogenbosch Jazz Festival", Holland and "Nemzetközi Dixieland Festival" in Hungary. The band has also of course played on many jazz festivals in the Scandinavian countries. Peoria Jazzband has made eight tours to the USA and in 2005 the band was invited to the festival "Jazzy Shanghai" in China and on this most exciting and interesting tour the band also went on to Beijing for jazz club gigs.