Best soloist was trumpeter Christos Styliandes of the South Lanarkshire band and best vocalist Connor Burnett of the Calderglen ensemble. A commendation went to drummer David Miller of Hillpark Secondary. www.jazzfest.co.uk
l FROM tomorrow to Sunday The National Youth Orchestra of Scotland's Futures Ensemble and the national youth Choir of Scotland are in residence at the Sound festival in Aberdeen. On Friday evening NYOS Futures give the world premiere of Phygian Ferment at the Lemon Tree. Commissioned from Stephen Montague by Elisabeth Chojnacka, it will performed by Chojnacka on an amplified harpsichord.