FIVE AT THE LONDON JAZZ FESTIVAL

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Orchestre National de Barbes Jazz, rai, rock and trance are the subject of a heady fusion from this North African collective, with support acts and DJs. Royal Festival Hall, London SE1 (0171-960 4242) Fri

Taj Mahal & Toumani Diabate The blues veteran is joined by Mali's kora master Diabate, with the excellent Alvin Youngblood Hart supporting. Royal Festival Hall, London SE1 (0171-960 4242) Tue

Linton Kwesi Johnson Brixton's legendary dub poet is backed by Dennis Bovell's Dub Band. Royal Festival Hall, London SE1 (0171-960 4242) Thur

Juan De Marcos' Afro-Cuban Allstars Old and new school Cuban sounds from this mob-handed crew. Shepherd's Bush Empire, London (0171-771 2000) Thur

Mouse On Mars Sensuous yet lively electronica from Dusseldorf, plus DJs. Embassy Rooms, London W1 (0171-387 2414) Wed

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