BLACK will be out at the funeral of the Taunton area's voice of jazz.

Taunton Deane Crematorium is expected to be packed for the farewell of Tony Soley on Thursday, January 24, at 11am.

Tony's widow, Steph, has requested that no-one wears black.

Donations in lieu of flowers will be shared between local radio stations Tone FM and Ten Radio, in Wiveliscombe, where he was a presenter.

Tony, 79, from Hemyock, who built up a loyal following with his Sunday evening Jazz Show on Tone FM, died on Monday (January 7), the day after his final show was broadcast.