Launch of Portsmouth Jazz Band

Have you ever wanted to play jazz like Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie or Louis Armstrong? Portsmouth Music Hub is giving young people in Portsmouth the opportunity to join a new jazz group.

The newly formed Portsmouth Jazz Band launches on Thursday 28 April, running from 6pm to 7pm, and will bring together young musicians who have a passion for jazz. There will be regular rehearsals, opportunities to improve skills under expert tuition, plus the chance to give public performances in venues across the City.

The Jazz Band will rehearse Thursday evenings at Portsmouth's Guildhall, and is open to anyone up to the age of 25. It's free to join and the only requirement is that musicians must be a minimum of Grade 5 standard on their instrument.

So, if you play the saxophone, trumpet, trombone, clarinet, drums, keyboard, bass or guitar now's your chance to join the newest and most exciting Jazz Band in the City.

To find out more and to sign up just call Portsmouth Music Hub on 023 9237 5655 or email