■ The Cape Town Big Band Jazz Festival will take place at the Baxter Concert Hall, and all jazz lovers are encouraged to support the latest four-day festival, which runs from Wednesday May 31 to Saturday June 3. It will showcase 23 school, university and community big bands and funds raised will be used to support music initiatives in disadvantaged communities. Tickets are R100 each for adults (R350 for all four performances) and R50 each for seniors, pupils and students. Book through Computicket. Pictured is the Heathfield High School big band.