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FRIDAY 3 Glasgow
0 Jeannette Burns and Andy Alston Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. 552 6027. Evening. Piano bar with lady vocalist.
0 Tai Mahal Band Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 9.30pm. £5 (£4). American blues singer and guitarist has moved further towards African roots since his cult following in the late Sixties. With an electric and percussive 8-piece group.
0 Spirits of Rhythm Basin Street. Haymarket Terrace. Evening. Trad and New Orleans in Riverboat-style venue.
0 That Swing Thang Ne’gociants. Bristo Square. Evening. Swing songs from America and elsewhere.
0 Colin Steele Quartet Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. Evening. Fusion Jazz/Rock.
SATURDAY 4 Glasgow
0 Tony Gorman/Sandy Evans Duo Third Eye Centre. Sauchiehall Street. 8pm. £3.50 (£3).
0 Jazz At Squires West George Street. 2—5pm. Resident.
0 Bill Fanning Big Band Shadows. Bath Street. 332 0552. Lunchtime. 0 George Penman Jazzmen The Midas. St. Vincent Street. Lunchtime. Famous trad band.
0 George McGowan Big Band Gillespies. 26 Cheapside Street. 221 7704. Noon—2.30pm. £2.
0 Toto’s Jazz Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 2-4pm. Trad and swing.
O Basin Street Haymarket. Evening. Bar with regular Trad jazz. usually Mike Hart’s Selection.
0 Festival City Jazz Band Clarendon Hotel. Grosvenor Street. Evening. 0 Tam White and The Dexters Platform 1.Rutland Street. Evening. R&B and a brass section.
SUNDAY 5 Glasgow
0 Perdido Pharoahs Bar. Great Western Road. 8.30pm. Free. Mainstream and Latin jazz.
0 Dave Wilson And The Uptown Shuttlers Bonhams Wine Bar. Byres Road. Lunchtime.
0 Jazz Cocktail Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. Evening.
0 Ricki Fernandez and Friends The Tron Bar. Tron Theatre, Parnie Street. 552 4267. Lunchtime.
0 Bill Fanning Big Band Cotton Club, Lonsdale Road. Paisley. 2.30—6pm. £1.
0 Mike Hart's Society Syncopators. Learmonth Hotel. Learmonth Terrace. 12.30—3pm. Classic trad band.
0 Tam White and the Dexters Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 2263816. Evening. Rock/Soul band with brass£1.
o Basin Street Stampers Basin Street. Haymarket Terrace. Evening. The Trad venue.
0 Capital City Jazz Band Crest Hotel. Queensferry Road. 24.45pm. Trad. 0 Driving Sideways Traverse Theatre Bar. Grassmarket. 11pm—1.30am.
MONDAY 6 Edinburgh
0 Sophie Bancroft Trio Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. Evening. Youngish group. mainly song standards.
0 East Coast Jazz Band Blue Lagoon. Angle Park Terrace. 331 9922. Evening.
0 St Stephen Street Stampers Basin Street. Haymarket. Evening. Trad.
0 Avon Jazz Quartet King‘s Park Hotel. Rutherglen. Evening. Mainstream and modern.
0 Bobby Wishart Quartet Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. Evening.
0 Diminished Fifths Gloucester Hotel. Gloucester Road. 8.30pm. Free. 30s‘ and 40s‘ swing.
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 Live Jazz Handsel‘s Wine Bar. 22 Stafford Street. 225 5221. Evening.
WEDNESDAY 8 Glasgow
0 Sandy Taylor/Alec Moore Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. Evening.
0 Charlie McNair's Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. Evening. Edinburgh‘s original jazz band.
0 Louisiana Ragtime Band Basin Street. Haymarket Terrace. Evening. New Orleans.
0 Take Three Maxies Bistro. West Nicolson Street. 667 0845. Evening. Modern jazz in bar/restaurant.
0 Dave Wilson and the Uptown Shuttlers Pitz Recreation Centre. Blackhall Road. Paisley. Pianist with six-piece band. 8.30—11.30pm. Bar. 0 George McGowan Quartet Berlin. Queen Street Station. Evening.
With Bruce Adams. trumpet and Linda Fletcher. vocals.
0 Templehall Stompers Temple Hotel. Esplanade. Joppa. Evening. Trad band.
0 Spirits of Rhythm Basin Street. Haymarket. Evening. Dixieland.
FRIDAY 26 Glasgow
- Genesis/Paul Young Hampan Park. 7pm. £15. Everyone‘s favourite musical museum pieces Genesis play live in Scotland for the first time in ages. Wouldn't you be tempted out of a recording studio by the prospect of£15 a time from a huge crowd'.’ Paul Young was one of the better acts at Live Aid. but seems to have been on a downhill slide ever since.
0 Miaow Weavers. Maxwellton Road. Paisley. 9pm. Band formed by NME writer Cath Carroll. who are well above the standards set by most journalists aspiring to be musicians. Although it was a class below Johnny Van der Bleu‘s ‘Man Who Nearly Signed the Beatles‘. ‘When It All Comes Down' was a fine single. and easin the best thing released on Factory for years.
0 The Straight Men Riverside Tavern. Waddell Court. Gorbals. 9pm. Free. Highly competent pub rock band with their own cassette album available.
0 AboutTime Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. Free. Part ofthc Jazz Festival Fringe. but most ofthc Blacki‘riars‘ events have more general interest.
0 World Domination Enterprises The Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. Doors open 7.30pm. Power-packed indie band. inheriting the legacy of Birthday Party and Mary Chain. Worth a look. 0 Mike Heron and The BatTarts Calton Studios. Calton Road. 556 7066. 10pm. £3. Former Incredible String Band member. Did you know that the String Band spent more weeks in the British LP charts than anyone. barring biggies like the Beatles and The Stones? True. 0 TygerThe Amphitheatre. Lothian Road. 229 7670. l0pm—4am. £3.50. Half-price before 11pm. Dress smart. o Leaps and Bounds Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. £1 after 9.30pm. Fine seven-piece local reggae band who claim to be the only band around who play ‘genuine' reggae. 0 Just The Job Clowns. High Street. 9pm. Free. 0 Wasted Days (To be confirmed). Rolling Stone. Greensidc Place. 558 1270. 9.30pm. Free. Late 60s-inﬂuenced electric duo with drum machine. Occasional Dylanesque twang. 0 Home is Heavenly Springs Ross Theatre Bandstand. Princes Street Gardens. 6pm. 50p. A concert or an exhibition? Whatever. it's a rare chance to see the extraordinary Conceptat Group. incorporating the band Sudden Sway. with their offbeat comment on modern living. See Guestlist.
36 The List 26 June — 9 July