On March 12, two men who have worked with Elton will be performing.
In the States, Dan Culpepper, a New York City horn player who has been contributing to the Phantom of The Opera on Broadway, is doing a free 3 p.m. gig at Wickenburg, Arizona's Community Center.
He'll be with his group, the Borealis Wind Quartet . . . a nominee for a 2006 Grammy for Best Chamber Music Performance.
Over in Cheltenham, England, at 7:30 p.m., the choir director on Indian Sunset and one-time Nick Drake arranger will be conducting a chamber orchestra.
Robert Kirby will be at the Bacon Theatre to help folk musician Steve Ashley celebrate his 60th birthday.
Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. are 11 and 13 pounds, and are available at the Bacon (01242 258002) or Cheltenham Town Hall box office (01242 227979).