Let us adore them

It’s been a good year for painters, male dancers and female pop stars – tempered by heroic dissidence and untimely death, writes Jan Dalley

London Jazz Festival, Various venues

The ragtime jangle of Cecile Licad’s piano and the moan of Jellyroll horns give a surreal undertow to streetlife and bawdy dance alike

Eric Clapton: Clapton

Reverent covers of old blues songs with New Orleans trad jazz tracks by Fats Waller