THE PERFORMERS JAY McSHANN piano/vocals USA BOB WILBER saxophones/ clarinet USA HARRY 'SWEETS'
EDISON trumpet USA RALPH SUTTON piano USA BUDDY TATE saxophone/
clarinet USA JOHNNY LETMAN trumpet USA OLIVER JACKSON drums USA JIM GALLOWAY saxophones Canada GROVER MITCHELL trombone USA BENNY WATERS saxophone/ clarinet France/USA AL CASEY guitar USA REGGIE JOHNSON string bass USA LILLIAN BOUTTE vocals USA ROY WILLIAMS trombone England KEN COLYER trumpet England JACK PARNELL drums England BILL ALLRED trombone USA MARTIN TAYLOR guitar .Scotland/ England TOMMY SMITH saxophone Scotland DAVE GREEN string bass England WALLY FAWKES clarinet England BRUCE TURNER saxophone England JOHNNY PARKER piano England JOHN BARNES reeds/flute England CAROL KIDD vocals Scotland MIKE PETERS guitar USA CLIVE WILSON trumpet USA COLIN SMITH trumpet England DANNY MOSS saxophones England JOANNE HORTON vocals England/USA MARK SHANE piano USA STAN GREIG piano/drums Scotland/ England AL GAY saxophones England ANTTI SARPILA saxophone/ clarinet Finland BRUCE ADAMS trumpet Scotland ALEX SHAW piano Scotland FIONNA DUNCAN vocals Scotland JANUSZ CARMELLO trumpet Poland RONNIE RAE string bass Scotland MURRAY SMITH drums Scotland TONY McLENNAN drums Scotland FRANCIS COWAN guitar/string bass Scot. DAVE NEWTON piano Scotland GEORGE KIDD trombone Scotland MELANIE O’REILLY vocals Ireland/Scotland BRIAN KEDDIE trombone Scotland RONNIE RAE JR piano Scotland JOHN RAE drums Scotland JERRY FORDE string bass Scotland RICKY STEELE string bass Scotland THE BANDS BOB WILBER AND FRIENDS USA ACKER BILK AND HIS PARAMOUNT JAZZ BAND England THE TOMMY CHASE DUARTET England
HUMPHREY LYTTELTDN JAZZ BAND England
THE DAVE SHEPHERD DUINTET England STAN TRACEY TRIO England ALLOTRIA JAZZ BAND Germany MONTY SUNSHINE JAZZ BAND England PIZZA EXPRESS ALL STARS England DRY THROAT FIVE JAZZ BAND Switzerland KUSTBANOET Sweden HOT ANTIC JAZZ BAND France CLARK TRACEY DUINTET England KEITH NICHOLS HOT SIX England OPHELIA RAGTIME ORCHESTRA Norway JOHN ALTMAN BIG BAND England
GROOVE JUICE SPECIAL England THE JIVING LINDY-HOPPERS England PROWIZORKA Poland TOMMY SAMSON BIG BAND Scotland MADAME AND THE RENT PARTY Australia YORKSHIRE POST JAZZ BAND England DURHAM YOUTH ORCHESTRA England CAROL KIDD AND HER TRIO Scotland
Plus Scotlano’s top Jazz Bands
NOTE: The list of bands and performers is provisional and subject to change. Full and final details will be published in the 1987 Jazz Festival Programme.
THE JAZZ FESTIVAL OPENING PARADE
Sunday 16th August, 2 pm Stars of the Festival hit the streets in horse- drawn landaus and open-cars, accompanied by marching bands, jazz wagons complete with red-hot mammas and tailgate trombones, a colourful assortment of clowns. majorettes and vintage cars. The warm up is in Regent Road. the main performance swings along Princes Street, winding up with a free-for-all jam session in the Grassmarket.
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The Jazz Amphitheatre—Lothian Road
A plush new club venue for dancing and listening.
Sunday 16th August 9.00pm-2.008m JAZZ AMPHlTHEATRE INTERNATIONAL OPENING BALL. Tickets £8.00 or Gold Star Badges/All-Day Ticket.
Monday 17th August 8.30pm-2.00am INTERNATIONAL CLASSIC JAZZ. Tickets £6.00 or Gold Star Badge/All-Day Ticket. Tuesday 18th August 8.30-2.00am SALUTE TO FATS WALLER AND SIDNEY BECHET. Tickets £6.00 or Gold Star Badge/ All-Day Ticket.
Wednesday 19th August 8.30pm-2.00am JUMP AND JNE NITE. Tickets £6.00 or Gold Star Badge/All-Day Ticket.
Thursday 20th August 8.30pm-2.008m THE GREAT BRITISH REVIVALISTS. Tickets £6.00 or Gold Star Badge/All-Day Ticket. Friday ZIst August B.30pm-2.00am AMPHFTHEATRE GRAND FAREWELL BALL The Kansas City All-Stars, Bob Wilber and Friends, Jim Galloway's All Stars, Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazz Band, Humphrey Lyttelton. Kustbandet. The Monty Sunshine Jazz Band. Ken Colyer, The Criterion Parade Band.
Tickets £10 NOTE: Entry by ticket only. GOLD STAR BADGES/ALL-DAY TICKETS DO NOT APPLY
THE COTTON CLUB -Student Centre, Bristo Square. Dance and listen to your favourite band.
Sunday 16th August 9.00pm-2.008m COTTON CLUB INTERNATIONAL OPENING BALL. Tickets £8.00 or Gold Star Badge. Monday 17th August 8.30pm-2.00am JUMPIN’ AT THE COTTON CLUB.
Tickets £6.00 or Gold Star Badge/All-Day Ticket.
Tuesday 18th August 8.30pm-2.00am BIG BAND BONANZA. Tickets £6.00 or Gold Star Badge/All ~Day Ticket.
THE MCEWAN’S EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL
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Entrance day and night to:
The Amphitheatre -All performances'
The Cotton Club—All performances'
Jazz Big Top—All performances
Riverside Suite -All performances Spiegeltent—All performances
Royal Overseas League (HO) —All performances Festival Club—All performances
Platform One—All performances
' Except Farewell Ball
FANTASTIC VALUE! All these performances all week for only £35.
MORE VENUES AND MORE STAR PERFORMANCES FOR YOUR MONEY. PLUS Priority attention from Jazz Festival Staff. THIS YEAR FOR THE FIRST TIME.
All-Day Tickets at £10 per day—Monday 17th to Friday 21$t August—entrance to all perform- ances above for the day concerned, except the Farewell Balls and Usher Hall Concert.
Wednesday 19th August 8.30pm-2.00am EUROPA CLASSIC JAZZ JAMBOUREE. Tickets £6.00 or Gold Star Badge/All-Day Ticket. Thursday 20th August 8.30pm-2.00am NEW ORLEANS MARDI GRAS. Tickets £7.00 or Gold Star Badge/All-Day Ticket.
Friday let August 8.30pm-2.00am
THE COTTON CLUB GRAND FAREWELL BALL.
Stars as per Amphitheatre Farewell Ball. JAZZ HEADQUARTERS—Royal Overseas League. Princes Street
Open 12.00 noon to 12.00 midnight Sunday 16th to Friday let of August. Sales of GOLD STAR BADGES, tickets for all venues, programmes, records, T-shirts and souvenirs. Jazz from midday till 11.00pm.
THE JAZZ BIG TOP-The Meadows
A star studded programme throughout the week, including special events such as 'Beboporoonie' and "Kickin' the Blues Around". THE SPEIGELTENT—Charlotte Square
The magical mirrored marquee is back again for the delight of all.
THE RIVERSIDE SUITE—Dragonara Hotel Roomy and comfortable surroundings for SOphisticated listening.
THE FESTIVAL CLUB-Chambers Street Jazz at lunchtime and evening till late, plus late night jam sessions.
PLATFORM ONE-Rutland Street
The Caledonian Hotel's busy jazz bistro. Sunday 16th August Afternoon 4.00pm THE YOUTH BAND COMPETITION at the COTTON CLUB. Young jazzers play before a select panel of old jazzers and a large audience, to compete for a variety of awards. During the Week
PlANORAMA-—All aspects of the keyboard. BANJORAMA—lnternational massed banjo a-pickin' and a-plunkin'. TUBARAMA-Noise in the plumbing? You ain’t heard nothin'! JAM SESSIONS—with the Alex Shaw Trio at the Festival Club from 12.30pm until the wee small hours, from Monday to Thursday.
THE FREE VENUES Welcome Inns: Doo'cot'Roadhouse, Ferry Road West; The Merlin, Morningside Road,- Basin Street. Haymarket; The Fairmile Inn, Biggar Road; Ye Olde Highwayman, St Andrew Square Bus Station,- Sighthill Hotel. Calder Road; Drones. Grassmarket; Cramond Brig Hotel, Oueensferry Road; Rob Roy, Gilmerton Road.- The Waterloo, Waterloo Place. Pub Venues: Peartree, West Nicholson Street.- The Granary Bar, Dragonara Hotel.- Preservation Hall, Victoria Street. THE USHER HALL CONCERT Wednesday 19th August 8.00pm Bob Wilber Presents The King of Swing—a tribute to Benny Goodman with the Bob Wilber Big Band Joanne Horton vocals Special guests will be the 'Kansas City All Stars’, which will bring together many of the great performers from the golden age of swing, including Jay McShann, Buddy Tate. Harry 'Sweets’ Edison, Oliver Jackson, Reggie Johnston, Johnny Letman, Bootie Wood, Jim Galloway plus the Dave Shepherd Ouintet. Produced by Mike Hart. Tickets for this concert obtainable ONLY from: Edinburgh Festival Office. 21 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 IBW. Tel 031 225 5756.
TICKET SALES Postal Sales-From the 1st July 1987 0 Gold Star Badges. 0 All-Day Tickets. 0 Tickets for Jazz Amphitheatre 8 Cotton Club evening events. Maybe ordered by post from: The Jazz Festival Office, 116 Canongate, EDINBURGH EH8 800. NOTE; Badges and tickets, ordered and paid by post, maybe collected at the Jazz Head- quarters, Royal Overseas League, Princes Street any day from Monday 10th August onwards, between 10.003m-5.00pm. DIRECT SALES POINTS From the Ist July 1987: Gold Star Badges. All-Day Tickets. Tickets for Jazz Amphitheatre 8 Cotton Club evening events will be on sale at; The Jazz Festival Office. Tel: 031 557 1642/ 558 1848. The Fringe Booking Office, High Street. Telz031226 5257. From Monday 10th August: Gold Star Badges. All-Day Tickets. Tickets for MyeLts will be on sale ONLY at The Jazz Headquarters, Royal Overseas League, Princes Street. 10.00am-5.00pm. Gold Star Badges and All~Day Tickets will. however, continue to be sold at the Fringe Booking Office, High Street. During the week of the Festival, tickets will be sold at the venue 30 minutes before starting time.
PROGRAMME AVAILABLE FROM NEWSAGENTS.TICKETS AND INFORMATION FROM JAZZ OFFICE, 116 CANONGATE, EDINBURGH. TEL 031-557 1642
32 The List 7 — 20 August