Celebratory concert to mark Fareham jazz event's first birthday

A MONTHLY jazz event is celebrating reaching its first birthday with a concert tomorrow.

Thursday, 10th November 2016, 6:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:31 pm

Jazz on the Green, which was launched last November has seen 10 bands perform to more than 800 jazz fans at Sarisbury Green Community Centre.

Its founder Barry Quantrill said: ‘We’re really proud of what Jazz on the Green has achieved in our first year.

‘The whole team has worked really hard to bring live jazz and swing music to the area and we have loved meeting fellow fans who share our enthusiasm and love of the music.

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‘Our regular guests have given us some fantastic feedback and offered ideas of new ways to enable us to continue delivering an exciting and varied line-up.’

Kevin Grenfell, Richard Leach and their band Slide by Slide will be performing at the event to celebrate the anniversary with Fareham’s mayor Councillor Connie Hockley also to be in attendance.

The event starts at 8pm.

To buy tickets head to jazzonthegreen.yapsody.com.