New Day Church-on-the-Hill will host jazz pianist/vocalist Mark Kahny for a free “Sunday Afternoon Jazz” concert on Sunday, October 7, at 3:00 p.m. Members of the community are welcome to attend and enjoy an afternoon of relaxing music. Kahny is a well-known local jazz musician who has performed over 30 years throughout West Michigan and across the country. Classically trained at the University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Mr. Kahny focused his studies on piano performance, organ and art history before broadening his expertise with a concentration in jazz studies. His skills at improvisation are highly touted and his services as a performer and accompanist are in high demand in the area. He can be seen in West Michigan performing weekends at Marro’s in Saugatuck, at several downtown Grand Rapids locations with various bands, on the Grand Lady Riverboat, or performing at wedding ceremonies and playing f0r private parties. In Southern California where Mark now spends his winters, he performs at several old “Rat Pack” hangouts like the iconic Purple Room Supper Club, and at casinos, as well as at various country clubs. New Day Church-on-the-Hill is located in Cascade atop the hill at the corner of Cascade Road and Thorncrest.