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9.30pm. ‘Be-bop is delinitely my
their own lunchtime.
rock/soul bands. 0 Basin Street Stompers
Charlie Rouse was Thelonious Monk's tenor player, a periect toil lorthe idiosyncratic piano player, but his roots are earlier- he played with Ellington and his music has moved on
or Monk’s group, notably in his work with trumpeter Woody Shaw. He will be appearing in Edinburgh's Queen’s Hall (6 Mar) at the new starting time of
— it’s where my roots are,’ admits alto saxophonist Peter King. ills star has been on the rise in the Eighties alter a career at being one oi the great sidemen, contributing to a score at albums including Dankworth, Tracy, Philly Joe Jones, Maynard Fergusson and The Be-Bop Preservation Society. Not that he doesn't delight in musical excursions, recording with Bluesman Jimmy Witherspoon and even gigging with the late Liberacel One ol the strongest alto players to come out ol Britain he blows with soft control in the slow numbers but his quick brilliance is in the iiery hard bop improvisations. In Edinburgh (15 Mar) he will be featured with Louis Stewart’s quartet. Stewart (see photo) was Ronnie Scott's guitarist lor many years and has been
Dixieland in the West End.
0 Jazz Cocktail Tolbooth Bar, Glasgow Cross. Evening.
0 Kit Carey's Jam Band Duke of Tourainne. Ingram Street, 552 0140.
o Ricki Fernandez and Friends The Tron Bar, Tron Theatre, Parnie Street. 5524267. Lunchtime.
O The Jazz Co The Green Tree,
0 Mike Hart's Society Syncopators. Learmonth Hotel. Learmonth Terrace. 12.30—3pm. Legends in
O Celsius Bannerman‘s Bar, Cowgate. Evening. Improvising with clarinet, guitar and bass.
0 Tam White and the Dexters Preservation Hall. Victoria Street, 226 3816. Evening. Brass and
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Haymarket Terrace. Evening. Trad. 0 Ronnie Rae Trio Platform 1, Rutland Street. Evening.
0 Fiona Duncan Trio L'Attache, Rutland Street. Evening. Classic songs.
0 Alexander’s Big Band Grosvenor Hotel. Evening. £2. Music to dance to. Relive the War years.
0 Shelagh Buchanan Duo Duke of Tourraine. Ingram Street. Evening.
0 Jim Petrie Jazz Band Starbank Inn, Newhaven. Evening. Old-fashioned jazz in appealing little seaside pub.
0 Sophie Bancroft Trio Malt Shovel, Cockburn Street. Evening. Mainstream singer.
0 East CoastJan Band Blue Lagoon, Angle Park Terrace, 331 9922.
Basin Street. Evening. Stompers.
Mar 13 Mar 20
Mar 27 April 3
JAZZ AT THE QUEEN’S HALL
Clerk Street, Edinburgh Fridays at 9.30pm
Mar 6 CHARLIE ROUSE
PETER KING/LOUIS STEWART GROUP MASQUALERO + SHEILA JORDAN/ HARVIE SWARTZ
CAROL KIDD meets the BRASS SECTION
Bobby Wishart Quartet/Chick Lyall/ Jeff Freedner Quartet
April 10 Wayne Shorter Group
Tickets on sale now from
Usher Hall Box Office; Queen’s Hall; Virgin Records (Jazz Dept)
probably Ireland’s greatest contribution to world Jazz. (Norman Chalmers)
0 St Stephen Street Stampers Basin Street, Haymarket Terrace. Evening. Riverboat. New Orleans.
TUESDAY 10 Glasgow
0 Ron Finlay Trio Partick Tavern, Dumbarton Road. Evening.
0 Bobby Wishart Quartet Halt Bar, Woodlands Road. 332 1210. Evening. Superb sax and flute.
0 West End Jazz Band Basin Street, Haymarket. Evening. Dixieland.
o Darktown Jazz Band Struan Hotel, Corstorphine Road. Evening. Trad jazz. '
0 Liz McEwan and the Brian Kellock Trio L'Attache, Rutland Street.
0 Louisiana Ragtime Band Navaar House Hotel, Mayfield Gardens. 667 2828. Evening.
0 Swing '87 Malt Shovel, Cockburn 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. Fine popular jazz singer/pianist.
0 Quadros Nicholson Quintet Pythagoras. Sauchiehall Street. 8.15pm. Undemanding mainline jazz, sometimes a song.
0 Charlie McNair’s Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816.
Evening. Long residency for one of the original Edinburgh Trad Bands. 0 Louisiana Ragtime Band Basin Street, Haymarket Terrace. Evening. Trad and New Orleans.
0 Take 3 Maxies Bistro, West Nicolson Street, 667 0845. Evening. Good modern jazz trio, somewhat ignored by the noisy patrons.
0 Martin Ley’s Quartet with John Burgess Royal Hotel, Roslin. Evening. Out in the country with young exponents of swing and later styles.
0 Darktown Jazz Band Scotties Bar, Piershill. Evening. Trad.
0 Jazz Night Halt Bar, Woodlands Road. Evening. Piano trio.
0 Burton, Clark, Coutts La Taverna, Woodlands Road. Evening.
0 Templehall Stampers Temple Hotel, Esplanade, Joppa. Evening. Trad.
0 Ronnie Rae Jr Crest Hotel, Queensferry Road. Evening. Piano based small group.
0 Driving Sideways Top 0‘ the Walk, St James Centre. 9—12pm. More rock than jazz, but boogie and blues. 0 Spirits of Rhythm Basin Street, Haymarket Terrace. Evening. Upstairs in riverboat bar, the trad jazz venue.
0 Thai Swing Thing Shore Bar. Leith.
9pm. Cool songs from the Forties and Fifties.
0 Late Jazz Riverside Club, Fox Street, off Clyde Street, 248 3244. 10.30pm-Zam. Bar. £2. Top groups in a great venue, check for details nearer the night.
0 Jeanette Burns and Andy Alston Baby Grand, Elmbank Gardens, Charing Cross, 5526027. Evening. Piano bar with old pop songs, some jazz standards.
0 Peter King/Louis Stewart Quartet Queen‘s Hall, Clerk Street. 9.30pm. Bar. Presented by Platform Jazz. Tremendous alto saxophonist matched by top ﬂight jazz guitarist and his band. See panel.
0 Spirlts of Rhythm Basin Street, Haymarket Terrace. Evening. Trad. 0 Melanie D’Rellly and Francis Cowan Gloucester Hotel, Gloucester Place. Evening. Fine vocalist, guitar accompaniment.
0 Ronnie Rae Trio and Fiona Duncan L‘Attache, Rutland Street. Evening. Mainstream songs.
0 George McGowan Orchestra Daniel Brown‘s. St Vincent Street, 226 4685. 1.30—4.30pm. Brassy and loud. 0 Star Big Band Star Club, Calton Place. 2—5pm. Free. Music from 405 and 50s.
0 Bill Fanning Big Band Shadows, Bath Street, 332 0352. Lunchtime.
0 George Penman Jazzman The Midas. St. Vincent Street.
28 The List 6 — 19 March