The Sunday Preview: Jazz

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Jimmy Giuffre Trio (Crucible, Sheffield, 0742 769922, tonight; Irish Centre, Leeds, 0532 480887, Wed; RNCM, Manchester, 061-273 4504, Thurs; Tythe Barn, St Donat's Castle, Cardiff, 0446 794848, Fri; Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham, 021-236 3889, Sat). Exquisite chamber jazz from the clarinet, bass and piano trio.

Hermeto Pascoal (Ronnie Scott's, W1, 071-439 0747, Mon-Sat). Familiar to hard-core fans of Brazilian music, Pascoal is a fascinatingly original pianist and composer.

Maceo Parker (City Hall, Glasgow, 041-227 5511, Wed; Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, 031-668 2019, Fri). Sublime funk from the ex-James Brown altoist's Roots Revisited band, featuring trombonist Fred Wesley and tenorist Pee Wee Ellis.