l Hotel. Evening. Mainly mainstrea-mm '

, standards. j ' Jazz Kfllllhts Brando's, Blair Street. 5 8.30pm.

FRIDAY 12 Glasgow

0 George McGowan Quintet Riverside. Rox Street, off Clyde Street. 10pm—Zam.

0 Late Night Jazz Glasgow Arts Centre, Ingram Street. 9.30pm. £1. Results are the band following the Merry Mac Fun Show.

0 Jan on Record Glasgow Rhythm Club, Berkeley Street. 7.45pm. Come and listen, informal talks on all aspects of the music, the players and the instruments.


0 Delta Devils Boogie and Blues Band Gladstones, High Street. Evening.

SATURDAY 13 Glasgow

0 Cumbernauld Theatre Lunchtime Jazz in the bar. Tom McGrath and others.

0 Bill Fanning Big Band Shadows, Bath Street. 3320532. Swing music. Lunchtime and all afternoons. 305 and 40s style.

0 George McGowan Orchestra Daniel Browns, St Vincent Street, 1.30—4.30pm. Jazz from the Big Band era.

0 George Penman Jazzman The Midas. St Vincent Street. Lunchtime. Traddies.

0 Jimmy Feighan Quintet with Shelagh Buchanan Lorne Hotel, Sauchiehall Street. Lunchtime.


0 George Roy Jazz Band Preservation

Hall, Victoria Street. Lunchtime.

Straight trad.

o Toto’s Jazz Swing Band

Preservation Hall, Victoria Street.

Lunchtime. Music to drink to from

the 30s and 40s.

0 Tam White and the Dexters Platform 1. Rutland Street. Lunchtime.

Modern piano-based group.

0 Mike Hart's Selection Basin Street, : Haymarket. Small traditional jazz


0 Delta Devils Boogie and Blues Band ‘. Gladstones, High Street. Evening.


; Glasgow

; o Bourbon Jazz Band Beacon Hotel,

i Park Terrace. Dixieland Band.

_ Lunchtime.

! o Ricki Fernandez and Friends The Tron Bar, Tron Theatre, Parnie

Street. Lunchtime. Good crowd.

_ Edinburgh

' 0 Swing ’86 Gilded Balloon,

5 Cowgate. Evening. Djangoesque

j music among the flagstones.

; 0 Mike Hart’s Scoiety Syncopators

i L‘Attache, Rutland Hotel, Rutland

i Street. Evening. Classicjazz with

I banjo; smooth vocals from Wendy

g Weatherby.

0 Celsius Bannerman’s Bar,

3 Cowgate. Evening. New young band. 0 Melanie D’Reilly and Francis Cowan Windsor Buffet, Elm Row, Leith

14 Tit—{List ’51 i8 seo'tember " '


Walk. Evening. Singer of

mainstream, mainly standards, with


0 Capital Jazz Band Crest Hotel, Queensferry Road, 332 2442.

2—5pm. o Tam White and the Dexter's

Preservation Hall, Victoria Street, 226 3816. Evening. Soul/Rock band

with brass.

o Basin Street Stompers Basin Street, Haymarket Terrace. Evening. Trad

and mainstream.

0 Delta Devils Maxies Bistro, West Nicolson Street, 667 0845. Evening.

Electric Blues and Swing.



0 Sophie Bancroii Trio Malt Shovel,

Cockburn Street. Evening.

0 East Coast Jazz Band Blue Lagoon, Angle Park Terrace. Evening.

Straight early tunes and arrangements.

0 Basin Street Stompers Basin Street Bar, Haymarket Terrace. Evening.

Dixie and New Orleans.

0 Delta Devils Shore Bar, Leith. Evening. Piano boogie, guitar and




0 Bobby Wishart Group Halt Bar,

Woodlands Road. Evening

. Top

musicians. Amazing music from

superb saxophonist.

0 Kit Carey Jazz Band Esquire House, Great Western Road. Evening. New

Orleans Trad Jazz.


0 Swing '86 Malt Shovel, Cockburn Street, 225 6843. Evening. Hot club sound. Four-man line-up. Strings

and reeds.

are“: N



. .: Fifteen to twenty years ago the clubs

and pubs abounded with Rhythm and

Blues, all wailing guitars and

harmonicas. Popular music lads don't last long and there are now iew bands of quality playing the music in Britian. One oi the very best is our own Blues 'n’ Trouble. BB. King rates them as “the

best white blues band around

' and Jack

Bruce, Bo Diddley and Van Morrison have all registered their approval. They have released a few singles and their

I Electric guitars, fiddle. country

0 Melanie D’Reilly and Francis Cowan Shore Bar. Leith. Evening. Mainstream singer with guitarist.

0 West End Jazz Band Basin Street. Haymarket. Evening. Sold trad. l

WEDNESDAY 17 Glasgow

0 Sandy Taylor/Alex Moore Duo Plus Friends Glasgow Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street, 221 6112. 8.30pm.


0 John Burgess Duintei Gladstones, Royal Mile. 8pm. Be-Bop and Modern.

0 Charlie McNair‘s Band Preservation Hall, Victoria Street, 226 3816. Evening. Trad/swing band.

0 Louisiana Ragtime Band Basin Street, Haymarket Terrace. Evening. Dixieland.

0 Take 3 Maxies Bistro, West Nicolson Street. 6670845. Evening. Good Modern Jazz.

THURSDAY 18 : Glasgow

0 Rootsy Tootsy Blues Band Halt Bar, Woodlands Road. Evening.

0 Burton, Clark, Coutts La Taverna. Woodlands Road. Post bc-bop. dynamic modern jazz.


0 Delta Devils Blues and Boogie Gladstones, High Street. Evening.

blues songs.

0 Jazz Knights Brando‘s. Blair Street Evening.

0 Spirits ol Rhythm Basin Street, 1 Haymarket Terrace. Evening. Straight trad band.

0 West End Jazz Band Ailsa Craig Hotel. Evening.


recent second LR ‘No Minor Keys', with guests Robert Gray and Ian Stewart, late ol the Rolling Stones, is testament to a great band. Edinburgh District Council are to be congratulated tor presenting the boys in conjunction with the powerlully accapella Mint Juleps- six young iemales irom the East End ol London - under the canvas oi the Ross Theatre Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh, Saturday 6 Sept, lpm. Free.

9 Edinburgh

' O The Big Dish Hoochie (.‘oochie ; Club. West Tollcross. 10.30pm. g Don‘t worry. they‘ve assured us

; Jailhouse,Calton Road. 10.30pm.


Street. 10pm. Free. Borax Thrush is


they'll be able to make it overfrom l the Barrowlands to this gig. From S i

Glasgow. with a couple of Virgin 4 singlesundertheirbelts.bothof

which unfortunately sank without


0 Tam White and the Dexters

Free. Raunchy rhythm ‘n' blues with brass. ill—piece band with a lot of their own material. Veterans of f radio sessions and Scottish tours. O Biueiinger Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 9pm. Free.

0 Last Orders Clowns, High Street. ; 9pm. Free. 3


0 Centurion Shadows, Bath Street. 9pm. Free. The story goes on and on andon and on . . . 0 Kick Reaction Glasgow University Union. University Avenue. 9pm. £2. 1 Students and friends only. ; 0 Lloyd Cole, Love and Money, The Big ' Dish plus Special Guesl Barrowlands. 8pm. £5. See panel.

0 Goodbye Mr Mackenzie Glasgow University Union, University Avenue. Pop with a darker side.


0 Blues 'n' Trouble Warehouse. l Kirkgate. Edinburgh's premier R&B group. given superlative praise by BB. King when they supported him last year.

SATURDAY 6 ; Edinburgh

0 Blues ’n‘ Trouble Ross Open Air Theatre. Princes Street Gardens. 1pm. Free. See Fri 5.

0 Heart Industry Jailhouse, Calton Road. 10.30pm. Free. Slick and competent, could have a chartbound sound if they‘d get rid of their Simple Minds fixation.

0 Savage Circle Brando‘s, Blair Street. 9pm. Thrash-punk, but competent. Glasgow 5 0 Lloyd Cole and the Commotions, i Love and Money, The Big Dish plus Special Guest Barrowlands. 8pm. £5. See panel.


0 Toy Dolls Warehouse, Kirkgate. Yup. the cartoon punks who brought us ‘Nellie the Elephant’. What’s telly like on a Saturday these days?


0 Tarn White and the Dexters Preservation Hall, Victoria Street. 9pm. Free. See Fri 5.

Glasgow 0 Borax Thrush Rock Garden. Queen