Afternoon events, Music, Jazz

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Swing Saturday

An evening of all things swing, including swing dance classes, an evening of jumping and jiving and a live show from the Drury St Swing Band

Drury Street, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

…and 2 more dates until 29 Nov

Jazz on Sundays featuring Violet Leighton

The singer and her band in concert.

La Bodega Tapas Bar, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 581 3401

Makin' Whoopee

Classic vintage jazz and blues featuring a revolving roster of respected female vocalists (including Ali Affleck, Heather Macleod, Gina Rae, Victoria Bennett and Sophie Bancroft).

48 Below, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Free

Sun 2 Nov

Free

Sun 9 Nov

Free

…and 11 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular Show

The return of the UK's finest Rat Pack tribute night, with classic tunes including 'Under My Skin' and 'Come Fly with Me' and plenty of entertaining between-song patter.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Sun 11 Jan 2015

£21 / 01527 577330

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£17–£23 / 0844 871 3014

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£17–£38 / 0844 871 7648

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Cramphorn Theatre, Chelmsford

Sun 16 Nov

£14 ( £10) / 01245 606505

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Ilfracombe Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival

Set in beautiful and picturesque Devon featuring Geno Washington & the Yo Yo Band, Larry Miller, Giles Robson & The Dirty Aces, Martin Turner's Wishbone Ash, The Brew, Aynsley Lister, Climax Blues Band, Stevie Nimmo Trio and more over three nights of live music.

Ilfracombe Holiday Park

Fri 14 Nov

£119 weekend ticket (inc accommodation)

Sat 15 Nov

£119 weekend ticket (inc accommodation)

Sun 16 Nov

£119 weekend ticket (inc accommodation)

Ben Waters and His Band

Boogie-woogie rock'n'roll piano playing from the energetic Waters and his six piece band.

Ronnie Scott's, London W1D

Sun 9 Nov

£12–£15 / 020 7439 0747

Benoit Viellefon's Hot Club

Gypsy jazz and swing combo.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Sun 2 Nov

Verdi – Italian Kitchen

£30.07 (Under 12s £15.30) / 020 7589 8212

Two course brunch.

Geoff Eales

The pianist performs jazz.

Pizza Express Jazz Club, London W1D

Sun 26 Oct

£15 / 020 7437 9595

Joe Longthorne

With three decades of experience under his belt, Longthorne, who hails from the days of 'Live at the Palladium', performs from his vast back catalogue. He's known for his uncanny impersonations of Shirley Bassey, who apparently claims 'Joe can do me better than I can do myself'.

The Green Room, Liverpool

Sun 7 Dec

£25 / 0151 922 7771

Keith Nicholls Band

Jazz music and Fats Waller tracks, performed by the Keith Nicholls Band.

Ronnie Scott's, London W1D

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£12–£15 / 020 7439 0747

Curtis Stigers

An intimate, versatile jazz-infused set from the ever-debonair Stigers.

Ronnie Scott's, London W1D

Sat 13 Dec

£65–£100 / 020 7439 0747

Sun 14 Dec

£65–£100 / 020 7439 0747

The Saxophone at 200

Richard Ingham presents a lecture recital taking in the history of the saxophone with solo and chamber repertoire performed with piano and with Auricle. Auricle are also presenting one of their critically acclaimed Discovery sessions on Milhaud’s seminal work La création du monde for chamber orchestra. Masterclasses…

St Bride's Episcopal Church, Glasgow

Sun 9 Nov

£8 (£5) / 01899 220980

Moving from classical through to jazz starting with a masterclass (5.20pm); Discovering Milhaud’s La création du monde (6.15pm), Ingham's lecture/recital (7.30pm) and ending with 'jazz in the crypt (9pm). Part of St Bride’s Festival.

Scottish Drum Fair

A drummy good afternoon, featuring appearances from Steve White, who has played alongside the likes of Paul Weller and The Style Council, Hungarian drumming sensation Gabor Dornyei and UK drummer Robin Guy. There's also a trade display area with some big names from the world of drums and percussion.

St Mungo's High School, Falkirk

Sun 2 Nov

£10 / 01324 628202

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Aaron Goldberg Trio

The American pianist-composer and his group performs contemporary jazz.

Pizza Express Jazz Club, London W1D

Thu 20 Nov

Free / 020 7437 9595

Acoustic Sunday

An afternoon of music, magic and comedy – the unique surroundings of the crypt contrasting with a relaxed, fiesta spirit.

St Peter's Church Crypt, London N1

Sun 2 Nov

Free; £6 meal deal before 4pm

Sun 7 Dec

Free; £6 meal deal before 4pm

Acoustic Sundays

A daytime arts event, showcasing a range of talented musicians of different genres and screening six short films. Accompanied by homemade food and local drinks.

St Peter's Church Crypt, London N1

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 020 7254 1668

Gunpowder, Treason and Mulled Cider

James Ross hosts an open mic session as well as acoustic guitarist Tim Fulker, blues singer Dan Tredgold, Mario Lottari, Aman Doktor and Nelson & Friends

Film screening is The Lady In Number 6 and there are stalls from second hand projects and a swap shop so bring clothes, books, toys, etc (nothing electrical)

Acoustic Velvet

The two-piece group performs its Gypsy-jazz songs.

Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01656 815995

African Echoes in New Jazz

African-jazz fusion with South African playwright, composer and musician Mxolisi Norman. Booking is essential.

The Arts Centre, Ormskirk

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 01695 584480

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Al Scott Trio

EFG London Jazz Festival: A trio for piano, double bass and drums with influences such as Bill Evans, Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Charles Mingus and Tomasz Stanko. FREE ENTRY

The Forge, London NW1

Sat 22 Nov

Free / 020 7383 7808

Alan Barnes Octet

The saxophonist and his group performs his suite inspired by Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol.

Royal Clifton Hotel, Southport

Sun 14 Dec

£18 ( £16) / 01704 533771

Alan Owens' Forum Big Band

Big band and swing favourites.

The Forum, Northallerton

Sun 2 Nov

£3 / 01609 776230

Sun 7 Dec

£3 / 01609 776230

Alexander Hawkins

The modern jazz pianist performs alongside double bassist Neil Charles and drummer Tom Skinner.

Derby Theatre

Sun 16 Nov

£10 / 01332 593939

Andre Canniere Group

The trumpeter and composer plays alongside his accompanying musicians as they perform a selection of original jazz pieces.

Pizza Express Jazz Club, London W1D

Tue 18 Nov

Free / 020 7437 9595

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