Less easy on the ear perhaps, but with no shortage of unique interpretations of their own, will be Leftfield, who hit the Hong Kong Exhibition Centre tonight (July 28). Remixers to the big names, including David Bowie, the British trance kings will be supported by DJs Phil Mison, David Lam and Jimmy White. It's hard to believe Leftfield first crashed the charts as long ago as 1992, going on to redefine dance in 1995 with album Leftism ... voted the best dance album of all time by a batch of leading DJs. Neil Barnes, one half of the duo, complained recently that Hong Kong didn't have much of a dance scene when he was last here 10 years ago, but a packed Convention Centre should see a shift in opinion. The gig won't be quite as big as their triumphant showing at this summer's Glastonbury Festival, where they played to 50,000 people, but to fans of their unique brand of sampling, scratching and mixing, that will matter not a jot. If you're so captivated by music that you have the ingenuity to construct your own saxophone from a wire hanger, chances are you'll go on to play lots of it, and perhaps even make it your career. That's what George Butts did as a boy in Georgia, in the US Deep South (although there's no record of what the wire sax sounded like) and his calling has now brought him to Hong Kong. Butts will be at the head of his trio at the Blue Note jazz bar at the Kowloon Shangri-La hotel from July 31, they will be taking over the residency from popular pairing Eden Atwood and Jeremy Monteiro. Butts will be bringing a real saxophone with him, and treating jazz fans to selections from the works of masters like Sam Cooke, The Drifters, James Brown, Solomon Burke and Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, all of whom Butts has recorded and toured with. His playing style has been described as 'warm and soulful', while his vocals apparently allow him to make 'unique interpretations' of classics, notably the evergreen Summertime. What a combination! Doing the business in inimitable fashion at the Fringe Club on July 29 will be the Saturday Night Jazz Orchestra. The band is composed of Japanese businessmen who put the 'band' together when they could squeeze in a moment of down-time. That was in 1990, and with that decade of experience behind them they now improvise in best big-band tradition and really spark off some energetic foot-tapping.