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BBC SSO: Tectonics Closing Concert

Multi-instrumentalist Richard Youngs closes Tectonics with his first orchestral work, Past Fragments of Distant Confrontation, featuring himself on electric guitar in the centre of the venue and the audience arranged around him. Inspired by the punk subgenre D-beat (with its characteristic manic drumbeat), it's a suitably…

The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow

Sun 11 May

£15 (£10; weekend pass £16–£24) / 0141 353 8000

Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

Split Second

Duo playing Eastern European and klezmer music.

Bloc+, Glasgow

Mon 19 May

Free / 0141 574 6066

  • 21:00

Christine Tobin

Contemporary jazz by the Dublin-born singer.

Brecon Cathedral

Sun 10 Aug

£18 / 01874 623857

  • 21:00

Dave O'Higgins Quartet

Contemporary jazz from the saxophonist and his accompanying musicians.

Ronnie Scott's, London W1D

Mon 28 Apr

£10 ( £5) / 020 7439 0747

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Philip Clouts Quartet

Contemporary jazz by the pianist and his accompanying musicians.

Wigmore Hall, London W1U

Fri 4 Jul

Bar

Free / 020 7935 2141

  • 23:15
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Andrew Wood Trio

The trio, featuring drummer Andrew Wood, double bassist Martyn Spencer and pianist Colin Dudman, performs contemporary and classic jazz pieces, performing both original compositions and rearranged numbers from the Great American Songbook.

Matt And Phred's, Manchester

Tue 20 May

Free / 0161 831 7002

  • 21:00 – 00:00

Chris Garrick

Contemporary jazz by the violinist and his accompanying musicians.

606 Club, London SW10

Sat 24 May

£12 / 020 7352 5953

  • 21:30

Ginger Tunes Quartet

Originating from Liverpool, the quartet performs contemporary jazz.

Matt And Phred's, Manchester

Thu 7 Aug

Free / 0161 831 7002

  • 21:00 – 00:30

Hannes Riepler

The guitarist from Vienna performs contemporary jazz with his accompanying musicians.

The Vortex Jazz Club, Dalston Culture House, London N16

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 020 7254 4097

  • 21:00 – 01:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 020 7254 4097

  • 21:00 – 01:00

Sun 1 Jun

Free / 020 7254 4097

  • 21:00 – 01:00

Hugo Ticciati

English violinist based in Sweden, with a strong affinity for contemporary music.

St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall

Mon 23 Jun

£10–£17 (£8–£13)

A concert featuring Bach's Sonata BWV 1001 and Partita BWV 1004, Stravinsky's Elegia, Kurtág's Signs, Games and Messages, Schnelzer's Solitude, Miyoshi's Miroirs and Nigel Clarke's Pernambuco. Part of St Magnus Festival.

  • 22:00
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Ivo Neame Quintet

Contemporary jazz from the pianist and his accompanying musicians.

The Lescar, Sheffield

Wed 30 Apr

£7 / 0114 266 8974

  • 21:00

Lee Ritenour/Dave Grusin

The contemporary jazz guitarist from Los Angeles is joined by the pianist Dave Grusin, plus Sonny Emory on drums and Melvin Davis on bass.

Ronnie Scott's, London W1D

Thu 10 Jul

£35–£55 / 020 7439 0747

  • 22:30

Fri 11 Jul

£35–£55 / 020 7439 0747

  • 22:30

Sat 12 Jul

£35–£55 / 020 7439 0747

  • 22:30

Live at The Loft

Live music from the city's talented songwriters.

The Outhouse, Edinburgh

Wed 7 May

Free / 0131 557 6668

  • 21:00 – 00:30

Wed 21 May

Free / 0131 557 6668

  • 21:00 – 00:30

Wed 4 Jun

Free / 0131 557 6668

  • 21:00 – 00:30
…and 4 more dates until 30 Jul

Loose Tubes

The collective originally formed in 1980s performs a selection of new and old contemporary jazz. With Support From The Ronnie Scotts All Stars.

Market Hall, Brecon

Fri 8 Aug

£27.50 adv

  • 21:00

Nikki Iles Quartet

Mainstream and contemporary jazz courtesy of the pianist and her accompanying musicians.

The Fairway Tavern, Welwyn Garden City

Sun 27 Apr

£11 (£10; £8; £3)

  • 21:30
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Peter King

After taking the scene by storm in the early sixties with the Ronnie Scott quintet, Pete has gone on to establish himself unequivocally as one of the finest alto saxophonists in the world. His fabulous technique allied with an unerring sense of harmony has made him one of the greatest players this country has ever…

606 Club, London SW10

Sat 31 May

£12 / 020 7352 5953

  • 21:30

The Spring Quartet, Marius Neset & Daniel Herskedal

Contemporary jazz from the ensemble that features drummer Jack DeJohnette, saxophonist Joe Lovano, bassist Esperanza Spalding and pianist Leo Genovese.

Brecon Cathedral

Sat 9 Aug

£17.50 / 01874 623857

  • 21:30

Stuart McCallum

The guitarist performs original jazz using loops and other effects.

Matt And Phred's, Manchester

Mon 5 May

Free / 0161 831 7002

  • 21:00 – 00:30

Tectonics Late Gig

Day two of Tectonics ends with live performances from Glasgow's own Cindytalk and Thurston Moore with Dylan Nyoukis.

The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow

Sat 10 May

£15 (£10; weekend pass £16–£24) / 0141 353 8000

Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

  • 22:30

Terence Blanchard

The trumpeter, composer and bandleader from New Orleans, performs contemporary jazz. With support from The Ronnie Scotts All Stars.

Ronnie Scott's, London W1D

Fri 23 May

£25–£45 / 020 7439 0747

  • 22:30

Sat 24 May

£25–£45 / 020 7439 0747

  • 22:30
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Tim Amann & Sons Easter Break

The ensemble performs contemporary jazz.

Bearwood Corks Club, Smethwick

Thu 24 Apr

£4 (£3) / 0121 429 2091

  • 21:00

Tom Cawley Quartet

The pianist and composer leads his contemporary jazz outfit.

Ronnie Scott's, London W1D

Tue 29 Apr

£10 ( £5) / 020 7439 0747

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Tom Green Septet

London-based trombonist, keyboardist and composer performs contemporary jazz.

Wigmore Hall, London W1U

Fri 6 Jun

Free / 020 7935 2141

  • 23:15

Ulrika Tora

London-based vocalist and songwriter performs contemporary jazz.

Sam's Brasserie and Bar, London W4

Sat 24 May

Free / 020 8987 0555

  • 22:30 – 00:15

Wayne Brown And The Virtual Jazz Band

The pianist and his accompanying musicians performs contemporary jazz.

Pizza Express Jazz Club, London W1D

Sat 21 Jun

£25 / 020 7437 9595

  • 21:00