Jools doesn’t excel especially at singing, band-leading or playing the piano, but has long been dining out on his eloquence as a British broadcasting institution: his role in promoting new music to the world through long-running TV show Later… makes him an icon. Hear him swing on the second night of this year’s Skywards Dubai International Jazz Festival.
From Dhs295. 7pm, Friday February 17. Al Badia Golf Club, Dubai Festival City, www.timeouttickets.com