0 Bopcats Wintersgills, Great Western Road. Evening. Posh busking music.


0 Women’s Night Green Tree. Cowgate. 9pm. Traditional music session that brings together all sorts ofinstruments and voices, informal andfun.

0 Royal Oak Infirmary Street, 557 2976. Evening. Late bar and session. 0 Shetland Fiddlers West End Hotel. Palmerston Place. Evening. Regular bow and scrape. All welcome.


Please note that evening sessions begin at approx 8.30pm unless otherwise stated.

FRIDAY 6 Glasgow

0 Late Jazz Riverside Club. Fox Street (off Clyde Street). 10.30pm-2am. Music ofquality. in good venue. late bar, music changes weekly, check for details on 248 3144.

0 Jeanette Burns and Andy Alston Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens, 552 6027, Charing Cross. Evening. Musicals. popular. some jazz.


0 Humphrey Lyttelton Band Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 10pm. Bar. Presented by Platform Jan. See panei

o Spirits oi Rhythm Basin Street, Haymarket Terrace. Evening.

0 Royal Mile Jazz Quartet Central Hotel (formerly the Raeburn), 4 Royal Terrace. 9—12pm.

SATURDAY 7 Glasgow

0 George McGowan Orchestra Daniel Brown’s, St Vincent Street. 1.30—4.3(lpm. Brassy and loud.

. 0 Star Big Band Star Club, Calton Place. 2—5pm. Free. Music from 40s and 50s.

0 Bill Fanning Big Band Shadows. Bath Street. 3320352. Lunchtime. 0 George Penman Jazzmen The Midas. St. Vincent Street. Lunchtime. Trad Band from way back when.

0 Mary Kiani Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. Evening. Piano bar.

0 Shelagh Buchanan Duo Glasgow Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 3—5.3Upm.


0 Ronnie Rae Jr. Trio Platform 1, Rutland Street. Lunchtime.

0 Mike Hart‘s Selection Basin Street, Haymarket. Evening. Small traditional jazz band.

0 Tam White and the Dexters Platform 1. Rutland Street. Evening. Soul/Blues/J azz vocals and 9 piece band.

SUNDAY 8 Glasgow

0 Dave Wilson And The Uptown Shuttlers Bonhams Wine Bar. Byres Road. Lunchtime. Trad and Dixieland in the West End.

0 Jazz Cocktail Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. Evening.

0 Kit Carey's Jazz Band Duke of Tourainne. Ingram Street. 552 0140. Evening.

0 Ricki Fernandez and Friends The Tron Bar. Tron Theatre. Parnie Street. 552 4267. Lunchtime.


0 The Jazz Co The Green Tree. Cowgate. Evening.

0 Mike Hart’s Society Syncopators. Learmonth Hotel. Learmonth Terrace. 1—4pm. New Orleans and Trad.

0 Celsius Bannerman‘s Bar. Cowgate. Evening. Loose improvisations on reeds. guitars and percussion.

o Tam White and the Dexters Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. Evening. Soul/Rock band with brass.

o Basin Street Stompers Basin Street. Haymarket Terrace. Evening. Trad. 0 Martin Leys (iuartet Top of the Town. Royal Mile. 9—12pm. Free.

0 Driving Sideways Traverse Theatre. Grassmarket 11pm—1.3()am. Rock and Blues outfit.

its annual St Valentine’s Concert on 10 Feb with local music to suit most tastes. Tommy Reid sings and hollers with Bill Fanning’s Big Band while George Penman’s Jazzmen blow and stomp and superb guitarist Martin Taylor teams with the remarkable talent at Dave Newton on piano. Over in Edinburgh (13 Feb) Jim Galloway returnsto join up again with Mike Hart's Society Syncopators. The classy soprano saxophone player in the Swing idiom, his career is really taking oit after years of apprenticeship in local bands in his native Scotland and in Canada.

MONDAY 9 , -


0 Shelagh Buchanan Duo Duke of Tourraine. Ingram Street. Evening.


0 Quad Shore Bar. Shore. Leith. 9pm.

0 Sophie Bancroft Trio Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. Evening. Mainstream singer.

0 East Coast Jazz Band Blue Lagoon. Angle Park Terrace. 331 9922. Evening. Stompers.

0 Royal Mile Jan Quartet The Garrick. Spittal Street. Evening.

0 St.Stephen Street Stompers Basin Street. Haymarket Terrace. Evening. Riverboat. New Orleans.



0 St Valentine's Jazz Concert Mitchell Theatre. Granville Street. 8pm. £4.51). Bar. Bill Fanning Orchestra; George Penman Jazzmen with Jack Murray and Jeanie Maxwell; Martin Taylor with Alex Moore and Dave Newton. Presented by Glasgow Society ofMusicians. See panel.

0 Ron Finlay Trio Partick Tavern. Dumbarton Road. Evening.

0 Bobby Wishart Duartet Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. Evening. Superb sax and flute.


0 Liz McEwan and the Brian Kellock Trio L‘Attache. Rutland Street.


Earlier this year Glasgow audiences

greatly enjoyed the new look Humphrey

Lyttleton Band. He brings it north again on 6 Feb. Coming back home to Edinburgh with him as resident pianist will be blues and boogie specialist Stan Greig and the band has discarded most oi its tired repertoire, a concert set now covering most oi the style at jazz. With the respected pair of Bruce Turner and John Barnes on saxophones and clarinet, the line-up is complete by Pete Strange, trombone; Paul Bridge, bass; and Adrian McIntosh, drums. ‘Humph’, the Great Communicator oi British Jazz, rates it as his most versatile band ever.

0 Louisiana Ragtime Band Navaar House Hotel. Mayfield Gardens. 667 2828. Evening.

0 Swing ’87 Malt Shovel. Cockhurn Street. 225 6843. Evening. Hot club with reeds.

0 West End Jazz Band Basin Street. Haymarket. Evening. Solid trad band.

0 Delta Devils Shore Bar. Shore. Leith. Evening. Boogie and blues piano/guitar.



0 Shelagh Buchanan Duo Duke of Tourainne. Ingram Street. Evening. Vocal/Piano.

0 Ouadros Nicholson Duintet Pythagoras. Sauchiehall Street. 8.15pm. Mainstream and modern.


0 Charlie McHair's Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. Evening. Trad/swing band.

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

0 Take 3 Maxies Bistro. West Nicolson Street. 667 (1845. Evening. Background music.

0 Royal Mile Jazz Quartet The Rock Lounge Bar. 1/3 North Bank Street (Top 0‘ The Mound). 8—1().3()pm.

0 Martin Ley's Duartet with John Burgess. Royal Hotel. Roslyn. Evening. Young. swing and modern band.

THURSDAY 12 Glasgow

0 Jan Night Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. Evening. Piano/Bass/Drums. 0 Burton, Clark. Coutts La Taverna. Woodlands Road. Evening.


0 Driving Sideways Top o‘ the Walk. StJames Centre. 9—12pm. Rock/Blues and Boogie.

0 Spirits of Rhythm Basin Street. Haymarket Terrace. Evening. Edinburgh‘s main trad jazz venue. 0 That Swing Thing Shore Bar. Leith. 9pm. Sils‘ vocals.

FRIDAY13. ,. _ Glasgow

0 Jeanette Burns Willie‘s Bar. Virginia Street. Evening.

0 Late Jan Riverside Club. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 10.30pm—2am. Bar. Check for details. 248 3144.


0 Jim Galloway with Mike Hart’s Society Syncopators Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 10pm. Bar. £3.50. Presented by Platform Jazz. See anel. 0 Spirits oi Rhythm Basin Street. Haymarket Terrace. Evening. Upstairs venue for New Orleans and Traditional jazz. 0 Royal Mile Jazz Quartet Central Hotel (formerly the Raeburn). 4 Royal Terrace. 9-l2pm.


Glasgow 0 Star Big Band Star Club. Calton

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