Jazz: Oris London Jazz Festival highlights...

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Today:

Outcaste Records present happening Asian musicians Asian Dub Foundation and Nitin Sawhney with Outcaste DJs playing in the foyer before and after the concert.

Royal Festival Hall, SBC, SE1, 7.30pm (0171-960 4201/ 4242). Meanwhile, the acclaimed South African Abdullah Ibrahim Trio perform their evocative Township jazz compositions. The Jazz Cafe, NW1, 7pm (0171 344 0044)

Saturday:

The Latin Mix! party night featuring Roy Hargrove and Cuban Jazz collaboration Crisol, with London's premier salsa orchestra and Roberto Pla who leads his popular Latin Jazz Ensemble. RFH, 7.30pm

Sunday

The collective power of the Art Ensemble of Chicago meets the charisma of Louis Moholo's South African Quartet. RFH, 7.30pm

Monday

Radical American composer and improviser Butch Morris, who shapes the music of over two dozen leading UK players, creating spontaneous sounds.

Queen Elizabeth Hall, SBC, SE1, 7.45pm (0171-960 4242)

Tuesday

Danilo Perez, a dynamic jazz pianist with a funky, Latin influence plays Pizza Express Jazz Club, W1, 9pm (0171-439 8722)

Wednesday

A great opportunity to hear the powerful voice of Ruby Turner, one of today's most respected rhythm and blues singers. Cabot Hall, Canary Wharf, E14, 7.30pm (0171-418 2783)

Friday

Two brilliant guitarists Larry Coryell and Bireli Lagrene play fast and furious jazz with veteran drummer Billy Cobham and up-and-coming bassist Richard Bona. Featuring trumpeter Guy Barker and his new quintet. Barbican Centre, London EC2 7.30pm (0171-638 8891). Meanwhile, The Vienna Art Orchestra, one of the most influential and dramatic ensembles in Europe, perform "An Echo from Europe", with compositions from Django Reinhardt and Albert Mangelsdorff. Purcell Room, SBC, SE1, 7.45pm (0171-960 4201/4242)

For a free leaflet about the Oris London Jazz Festival or the Vienna Art Orchestra tour call 0171-405 5974

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