01:37AM, Sunday 25 March 2012
Try out a musical instrument for free and enjoy a big band sound on Learn to Play Day.
The national event on Saturday is designed to get people into music shops and try out an instrument with a free 20 minute lesson.
Dawkes Music, in Reform Rd, will be hosting the event in Maidenhead from 10am-4pm.
The shop will invite Blake's Heaven big band to play in the afternoon, featuring the tenor sax Tom E Politzer from Tower of Power, and Simon Bates, professor of music for Royal Marines, demonstrating woodwind instruments.
The event is organised by Music for All and more than 60 music shops will be taking part across the UK.
Visit www.learntoplayday.com for details.
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