Andy Hamilton: Funeral for Birmingham jazz musician
The funeral for renowned Birmingham jazz musician Andy Hamilton has taken place.
The saxophonist died on 3 June, aged 94.
Born in Jamaica, Mr Hamilton moved to Birmingham in 1949 and had a "huge impact" on the city's cultural scene, according to friend Alan Cross.
A celebration of his life and music took place at Symphony Hall at 14:30 BST, after the funeral at Birmingham Christian Centre.
The free concert is expected to see performances and tributes from musicians and friends including the Notebenders Big Band, the Blue Notes, David Murray, Jean Toussaint, Gary Crosby, Nana Tsiboe, Helen McDonald and Winston Clifford.
The event was compered by Dr Carl Chinn and was also expected to feature tributes from a number of Birmingham's most notable figures.
Mr Hamilton was a regular performer at Symphony Hall and other local venues, including the Bearwood Corks Club.
Born in Port Maria, Jamaica, in 1918, Mr Hamilton formed his first band with a group of friends aged just 10.
In 2008 he was appointed MBE.