The Sunday Preview: Jazz

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Wynton Marsalis Septet (Birmingham Town Hall, 021-236 2392, tonight). Still researching jazz history, the New Orleans trumpeter may be the man to lead jazz past the millennium.

Harry Connick Jr (Albert Hall, SW7, 071-589 8212, tomorrow to Wed; Newcastle City Hall, 091-261 2606, Fri; Royal Centre, Nottingham, 0602 482626, Sat). The upmarket Barry Manilow, and why not?

Eugene Chadbourne & Jimmy Carl Black (Bass Clef, N1, 071-729 2476, tomorrow to Wed). Flabbergasting pairing of avant-garde guitarist with an early member of Frank Zappa's Mothers of Invention.

Tom Browne (Jazz Cafe, NW1, 071-916 6000, Fri & Sat). Popular US trumpeter, somewhere between Miles Davis and Herb Alpert.