PROBABLY the greatest test of an artist's success is his durability. If that is the case, then Acker Bilk has been very successful indeed. He brings back his famous Paramount Jazz Band to The Plough Arts Centre, Torrington, on Friday, November 28 at 8pm.

PROBABLY the greatest test of an artist's success is his durability.If that is the case, then Acker Bilk has been very successful indeed.He brings back his famous Paramount Jazz Band to The Plough Arts Centre, Torrington, on Friday, November 28 at 8pm.Earlier this month, while performing at The Blackheath Halls in London Acker was presented with 'The Worshipful Company of Musicians' Silver Medal for Lifetime Achievement.Over 50 years, Acker has appeared with so many of the top names in jazz jazz. Tickets are very limited.