Grantham concert to go ahead following death of jazz trumpeter Kenny Ball

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A well-known jazz musician due to perform at a concert in Grantham tomorrow (Friday) has died.

Trumpeter Kenny Ball has passed away aged 82 after suffering from pneumonia.

Mr Ball was due to perform in the ‘Three Bs’ concert at The Meres Leisure Centre with fellow musicians Acker Bilk and Chris Barber.

South Kesteven District Council, which is behind the concert booking, has confirmed the concert will go ahead as planned.

A spokesman said: “Kenny Ball’s son has just confirmed will be joining the other two performers in tribute to his father.”