CELEBRATIONS are continuing at Ilkley’s Manor House with the staging of a jazz concert.

Contemporary jazz pianist Jamil Sheriff will appear along with Mark Chandler, fellow tutor from Leeds College of Music, playing trombone and trumpet.

The event, being staged by the Friends of the Manor House, will take place at 7.30pm on Friday, April 20.

As a composer, arranger and pianist Jamil has toured extensively throughout the UK and performed at national and international jazz festivals. Mark Chandler, plays respects to the great trombone jazz musicians of the past and also includes original composition of his own.

The upstairs gallery, currently shows an original exhibition 3D “Pebble” displaying the work of local artists.

A spokeswoman for the Friends of the Manor House said: “The gallery is also an excellent venue for small concerts with its unusually excellent acoustic qualities for un-amplified music. We look forward to enjoying a range of performances covering instrumental and vocal music encompassing classical,baroque, jazz, folk and more from British and overseas performers.”

For tickets contact Liz Bowen on 01943 609393.