'Haymarket Terrace. Evenings. Solid - trad band in Edinburgh’s main venue for the early form of jazz.
0 Louisiana Ragtime Band Navaar House Hotel. Mayfield (iardens. Evenings.
0 Sandy Taylor/Alex Moore Duo Plus Friends ( ilasgow Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221 6112.8.30pm.
0 Liz McEwan/Jim Henry Dragonara Hotel. Belford Road. Evening. (iood songs and voice. Mainstream and soul jazz.
0 Take Three Maxies Bistro. \Vest Nieolson Street. 6670845. Evening. 0 Charlie McNair’s Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Stret. 226 3816. livening. Elderstatestnen of Edinburgh trad scene.
0 Louisiana Ragtime Band Basin Street. 1 laymarket 'l‘errace. Evening. Dixieland music.
THURSDAY 13 Edinburgh
0 Brian Kellock Trio Royal British Hotel. Princes Street. Evening. Piano—led grotlp with players occasionallysitting in. Modern.
0 Sue Robertson Maxies Bistro. \Vest Nicolson Street. 6670845. Evening. (iuitar accompanitnent to the Mainstream Ballads and some tip-tempo numbers.
0 Spirits of Rhythm Basin Street. Haymarket ’l'errace. Evening. Edinburgh‘s main trad jazz venue. (iroups every night.
0 West End Jazz Band Ailsa (‘raig Hotel. Evening. Mainly mainstream standards. (‘lassic line-up ofclarinet. trumpet and trombone fronting piano. bass drttms and banjo.
0 Jazz Night lilm Bar. Elm Row.
FRIDAY 14 5
0 Jazz on Record ( ilasgow Rhythm ('lub. Berkeley Street. 7.45 pm. (’ome and listen. informal talks.
0 Carol Kidd and Frank Pantrini ()ueen’s l lall. (‘lerk Street. 10pm. Presented by Platform .lazz £3.50 (£2.50). 'l‘wo ofthe best from the West. (ireat singer and sax player share the stage with (‘arol’s group. Carol’s latest album has been the top selling jazz album in the country. 0 Gooseberries l lender-son's \Vine bar and Restaurant. l lanover Street. livening. ’l‘wo fruits sing toa lot of vegetables. Life is a cabaret. 0 Liz McEwan/Jim Henry Dragonara
Hotel. Belford Road. Evening. Mainstream and more modern with soul and rock influences. 0 Melanie O‘Reilly and Francis Cowan (‘arlton l lotel. North Bridge. Mainstream songs accompanied by understated yet eotnplex guitar work.
o The String Vests 'l‘he Kiltlerkin. (‘onstitution Street. Leith. Evening.
Blttes Swing duo: guitar. fiddle and
1 American Song.
l 0 Delta Devi|s(il;ulstone's. High
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f SATURDAY 15
The Omer Hicks Orchestra arrived in
' New York early in 1926 with ‘Wild Bill’
Davison on cornet. Already a veteran jazz player, he had made his recording debut two years earlier.
A protessional musician tor sixty years, he keeps up a schedule of international dates and the Queen’s Hall concert in Edinburgh (Friday 7) sees him trading with old partner Jim Galloway, on soprano, tenorand baritone sax. Jim was born in Scotland but since the sixties has been a moving
é lorce in the Toronto Mainstream and ! Trad scene and enjoys a continuing a relationship with the Sackville label,
recording and playing in the Sackville
Mike Hart's Society Syncopators, which is ringing up the line-up changes atthe moment, will complete this toretaste ot the summer Fest. Mike's boys (and girl) are oh soon to the East at Europe and the West at the USA, playing lestivals and scouting talent to ask back to Edinburgh.
Street. Evening. (iuitar-based Blues ‘ and American Swing.
0 Frank Pantrini Quintet Studio One. Byres Road. Lunchtime. (ireat fun. Skilful sax leads. various people sitting in.
0 Bill Fanning Big Band Shadows. Bath Street. 332 0532. Swing music. Lunchtime and all afternoons. 30s and 40s style.
0 Cumbernauld Theatre Lunchtime Jazz in the bar. 'I‘om Mc(irath and others. The playwright also handles the ivories. boppislt.
0 George McCowan Orchestra Daniel Browns. St Vincent Street.
1 .31L-4.30pm. .lazz from the Big Band era.
0 George Penman Jazzman 'l‘he Midas. St Vincent Street. Lunchtime. 'I‘raddies.
0 Bobby Wishart Quintet Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. Lunchtime. 'l'op Bopper.
0 Jimmy Feighan Quintet with Shelagh Buchanan Lorne Hotel. Sauchiehall Street. lunchtime. Mainstream and Swing songs.
0 George Roy Jazz Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. Lunchtime. Straight trad.
0 Take Three (‘arlton l lotel. North Bridge. Evening.
0 Tam White and The Dexters Platform ()ne. Rutland Street. 'l‘am with the 9 piece band including brass section.
0 Alex Shaw Trio Platform ()ne. Rutland Street. Lunchtime. Modern piano-based group.
0 Mike Hart’s Selection Basin Street. llaytnarket. Small traditional jazz band.
0 Gladstones High Street. New jazz venue.
0 Festival City Jazz Band ()td Waverley Hotel. Princes Street. Evenings.
0 Lazy H White Swan. Morrison
0 Ian McHattie Trio Lorne Hotel.
Street. l0am—l2 midnight. £1.50. Disco('1ub. Jazz Blues Soul l-‘unk
' 0 Bourbon Jazz Band Beacon Hotel. ; Park'l‘errace. Dixieland Band. Lunchtime.
0 Black Bull Hotel Jazz Club Milngavie. 0698 814475.
Unconfirmed. ('heck for details. ; o Ricki Fernandez and Friends The 3 iron Bar. 'l‘ron 'liheatre. Parnie
Street. Lunchtime. (iood crowd.
0 T-Zone Nico's Sauchiehall Street. . 332 5736. Alternate weeks. : Lunchtime.
0 Capital Jazz Band (‘rest Hotel. ()ueensferry Road. Lunchtime.
0 Texas l-‘unk Latin .1azz(‘lub disco bar. above ('oasters. \Vest 'l'ollcross. 10pm.
0 Mike Hart‘s Syncopators Learmonth Hotel. Learmonth 'l‘errace. Lunchtime. New lady singer.
, 0 Contos Platform ()ne. Rutland ; Street. 225 2433. Latin Jazz with vibes. congas and percussion.
0 Tam White and The Dexters
Preservation Hall. Victoria Street.
2 226 3816. Evening. Bluesy
o Basin Street Stompers Basin Street. Haymarket 'l‘errace. Evening. Satchmo’s music.
0 Alex Shaw Trio Platform ()ne. Rutland Street. Lunchtime. Modern idioms.
0 Embers West 1 laymarket Bar. Haymarket. Evening.
0 Delta Devils Maxies Bistro. \Vest Nicolson Street. 6070845. Evening. (iuitar-based blues and American Swing.
0 The Cotton Club Jazz Dance Disco Scott Street. 332 0712. 10.30pm—3.30am.
Sauchiehall Street. Guitar stylist in major new regular jazz venue. See Monday 10.
0 Swing '85 Malt Shovel. (‘ockburn Street. 225 6843. Evening. Django meets (ioodman.
- East CoastJazz Band Blue Lagoon. Angle Park Terrace. Evening. Straight early tunes and arrangements.
0 Basin Street Stompers Basin Street Bar. llayrnarket 'l‘errace. Evening. Playing like they sound.
0 Delta Devils. Shore Bar. Leith. Evening. Guitar-based Blues and American Swing.
TUESDAY 18 .
0 Shelagh Buchanan Lorne Hotel. Sauchiehall Street. Evening. Singer. jazz standards with small group.
0 Batchelorsof.1azz Saintsand Sinners. St Vincent Street. Evening. 'l'rad band with Fiona Duncan on vocals when she’s not away with The Hotshots.
0 Bobby Wishart Group 1 lalt Bar. Woodlands Road. Evening. ('lassy sax playing. Blue Note and beyond.
0 Swing '85 Malt Shovel. (‘ockburn Street. 225 6843. Evening. Hot club sound. but clarinet and sax lead.
0 Melanie D‘Reilly and Francis Cowan Shore Bar. Leith. Evening. Mainstream singer with guitarist.
0 West End Jazz Band Basin Street. Haymarket. Evening. Solid trad band in Edinburgh‘s tnain venue for the early form ofJazz.
WEDNESDAY 19 ‘ Glasgow
0 Sandy Taylor/Alex Moore Duo Plus Friends (ilasgow Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221
6] l2. 8.311pm.
0 Liz McEwan/Jim Henry Dragonara Hotel. Belford Road. Evening. (iood songs and voice. Mainstream and soul jazz. . 0 Take Three Maxies Bistro. Nicolson Street. Evening. 0 Charlie McNair’s Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. Evening.
0 Louisiana Ragtime Band Basin Street. llaymarket 'l‘errace. Evening. Dixieland.
THURSDAY 20 Edinburgh
0 Sue Robertson Maxies Bistro. West Nicolson Street. Evening. (‘lassic songs accompanied by Davy on guitar.
0 Brian Kellock Trio Royal British Hotel. Princes Street. Evening. Brian leads from the keyboard. Post fifties sound.
0 Spirits of Rhythm Basin Street. Haymarket 'l’errace. Evening. Straight trad band.
0 West End Jazz Band Ai1sa(‘raig Hotel. Evening. Mainly mainstream standards. (‘lassic line up ofclarinet. trumpet and trombone fronting piano. bass. drums and banjo.
0 Jazz Night Elm Bar. Elm Row.