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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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Jazz musician Andy Hamilton had a "zest for music"

Musician Ronnie Palmer from the Note Benders said that what made Andy Hamilton stand out was the fact that he achieved international fame when he was in his seventies - when most people would normally be winding down their careers.

He said that even at that age, Andy still had a zest for music and his playing was good, he was inspirational.

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