Jazz trumpeter Kenny Ball dies

Jazz trumpeter Kenny Ball died in hospital this morning where he was being treated for pneumonia, his manager said.

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Britain's most successful jazz musician dies aged 82

The man behind the music on old television shows like Morecambe and Wise - jazz trumpeter Kenny Ball, has died at the age of 82.

With his puffed out cheeks and rasping voice he and his Jazzmen had a string of hits in the sixties and seventies.

Nina Nannar looks back on the highnotes:

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