Jazz Musician Funeral

The funeral of Jamaican-British jazz musician and community figurehead Andy Hamilton will take place today, followed by a celebration of his life and work at Symphony Hall.

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Concert in memory of Birmingham jazz musician Andy Hamilton

Andy Hamilton
Concert at Symphony Hall for Andy Hamilton Credit: ITV Central

A free concert was held to celebrate the life of Andy Hamilton at Symphony Hall. The jazz musician moved to Birmingham in 1949 from Jamaica and was a regular performer at the venue.

The event was compered by Dr Carl Chinn and featured tributes from a number of Birmingham's most notable figures.

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