Dorchester is set for a summer filled with jazz and classical musical after several concerts were announced.

Five shows have been announced by Dorchester Arts that will be held at the Corn Exchange  throughout June and July.

The Summer of Music programme kicks off with the Dorchester Piano Quartet performing Brahms Piano Quartet in A major on Thursday, June 20 at 11.30am

The Sunset Café Band, featuring local favourite Mike Denham, will be playing later that day at 7.30pm, presenting '1924: When Jazz Got Hot'.

The seven piece band will be playing a host of popular jazz tunes from the 1920s.

On Saturday, June 29, The Unravelling Wilburys will be performing songs from 1980s supergroup The Traveling Wilburys from 7.30pm.

The tribute band will also dip into the catalogue of its members, Tom Petty, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison and Jeff Lynee

Entering into July and the Ashton Octet will be performing on Thursday July 11 at 7.30pm.

They are a chamber ensemble of students from Royal College of Music in the Guildhall School of Music and drama

The octet merges top talents from renowned woodwind chamber groups at the school including Aeolian Winds, Hyde Clarinet Quartet, and Penté Quintet – and are dedicated to showcasing works for wind octet, including Dvorak’s Slavonic Dances.

Finally to end the summer programme, Paul Higss will be playing classic TV theme tunes in a jazz style on Friday July 12 at 7.30pm.

These will include classic such as Spiderman, Star trek and The Pink Panther.

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