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Jazz options range from Count Basie to Glenn Miller to jazz-fusion. A reunion of the group Off Broadway hits Evanston Rocks. Or drop by the tent at Oktoberfest. There’s something for every taste among the musical offerings this week in Evanston.

Jazz

The Stanley Clarke Band welcomed by WDCB
Four-time Grammy Award winner, jazz-fusion bassist.
At SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave. on Monday Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. tickets $30-85
At SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave. on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 9:30 p.m. tickets $30-85

The Last Word with Typhanie Monique
Improvised surprises and thoughtful collaborations.
At SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave. on Sunday, Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m. tickets $15-20

Jazz Small Ensembles: The small group music of Count Basie
Selections from Basie’s Kansas City 6 and Kansas City 7 ensembles
At Ryan Center, 70 Arts Circle Drive on Monday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. tickets $6

Glenn Miller Salute with Brian Patti Orchestra
Jazz and swing with clarinetist Brian Patti and his orchestra.
At Evanston Rocks, 1012 Church St. on Sunday, Oct. 14, 3 p.m., tickets no cover

Classical

Sergio Lamberto, violin and Giacomo Fuga, piano

  • Healey Willan, Sonata No. 1 in E Minor
  • Sandro Fuga, Sonata No. 3
  • Edvard Grieg, Sonata No. 3 in C Minor

At Ryan Center, 70 Arts Circle Drive, Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m. tickets free

St. Olaf Band
Compositions and transcriptions for symphonic band.
At ETHS, 1600 Dodge Ave., Oct. 17 7 p.m. tickets $10 (free for students)

Indie

Destroyer (solo) with Adron
A body of work that consistently flouts convention.
At SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 8 p.m. tickets $20

Pop

Emily Kinney with Paul McDonald
Actress, singer and songwriter known for role on ‘The Walking Dead.’
At SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave. on Thursday, Oct. 18, 8 p.m. tickets $20-$132

Rock

Off Broadway USA
Playing the entire Atlantic album ‘On,’ featuring the original 1979 lineup of Cliff Johnson, John Pazdan, John Ivan, Rob Harding and Ken Harck
At Evanston Rocks, 1012 Church St. on Saturday Oct. 13, 9 p.m. tickets $20

Sinatra Sundays
Featuring Ron’s Italian Feast with entertainment by Joe Martino.
At Evanston Rocks, 1012 Church St. on Sunday, Oct. 14, 3 p.m., tickets $10-20

Blues

Scott Holt
American Roots and blues guitarist born in Tennessee.
At Evanston Rocks, 1012 Church St. on Thursday, Oct. 18, 8 p.m., tickets no cover

Evanston Oktoberfest

Live music, craft beer and local eats. Music includes the Cactus Blossoms, Devil in a Woodpile, Al Scorch, Nora O’Connor, Kelly Hogan, Scott Ligon of the Flat Five Chicago and Railheart.
At Oak Avenue and University Place (site of Farmer’s Market) on Sunday, Oct. 14, 1-6 p.m. tickets $15-35

Bluegrass

The Bluegrass Advocates Live
Honest, heartfelt bluegrass played with gusto from a band that has been playing live long enough to know it’s about loving the music.
At Celtic Knot Public House, 626 Church St. on Friday, Oct. 13, 9:30 p.m., no charge

Bars with Live Music

Rhythm Room Bar & Bistro (Century 12), 1715 Maple Ave.
Live music, Friday and Saturday evenings, 7-11 p.m., no cover

Celtic Knot Public House, 626 Church St.
Irish Music Session with John Williams, Sundays, 4-6 p.m.
American Roots Music by The Mudflaps, Mondays, 8 p.m.-midnight

Pete Miller’s Steak & Seafood, 1557 Sherman Ave.
Live jazz, Sunday-Thursday, 5-9 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.-midnight

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