The Sunday Preview: Jazz

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Georgie Fame (Birmingham Town Hall, 021-236 2392, Mon; Ritz, Manchester, 061-236 4355, Tues; Clapham Grand, 071-738 9000, Wed). The perennial hipster, plus a US band.

Glasgow Jazz Festival (Details: 041- 227 5511; to 11 July). Don't miss the John Surman-John Taylor duo at Hutchesons' Hall tonight; Ahmad Jamal at the Fruitmarket Tues; Nina Simone at the Royal Concert Hall Wed, and Tony Bennett there Fri; and the Brazilian pianist Hermeto Pascoal at the Fruitmarket Fri & Sat.

John Hicks (Tenor Clef, N1, 071-729 2476, Tues to Sat). Powerful and sensitive post-bop pianist.

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