Evening. There is jazz in the sticks! o Basin Street Stampers Basin Street, Haymarket Terrace, 337 1006. Evening. Trad and Dixieland venue. 0 Capital City Jazz Band Crest Hotel, Queensferry Road, 332 2442. 2.30—4.30pm. Trad band.
MONDAY 23 Edinburgh
.0 Suave Maxies Bistro, Nicolson Street, 6670845. Evening. Smooth clarinet, sax and guitar playing not too loudly in bar/restaurant.
0 East CoastJazz Band Blue Lagoon, Angle Park Terrace, 331 9922. Evening. Resident Trad band.
0 Fiona Duncan Rutland Hotel, Rutland Street. 229 3042. Evening. One of the best known singers on the Scottish jazz scene.
TUESDAY 24 Glasgow
0 Martin Taylor, Jack Emblow, John McLevy Jazz Special Glasgow Society Of Musicians, Berkeley Street. 8pm. Bar. Admission by ticket £3.
0 Tam White And The Dexters Riverside Club, Fox Street, 248 3144. Evening. £2. Big blues based soul and jazz outfit, brass and reeds and gritty vocals. Moved from their Thursday residency for one night by the Glasgow Tryst.
0 Bobby Wishart Halt Bar, Woodlands Road. 332 1210. Evening. Residency for the best little jazz group in town. Powerful sax led quartet.
0 Vintage Bourbon De Ouincey’s, Renfield Street, 333 0633. 9pm.
0 Melanie 0’ Reilly and Francis Cowan Handsels Wine Bar, Stafford Street, 225 5521. Evening. Clever vocal/guitar duo.
0 Swing ’87 Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. Evening. Django based Hot Club with clarinet and sax.
0 After Eight Duo Maxies Bistro, Nicolson Street, 667 0845. Evening. Blues/rock.
0 Do Weevil Music Box, Victoria Street, 220 1708. £1 after 9pm. Electric blues.
0 Sophie Bancroft Rutland Hotel, Rutland Street. 9pm.
0 Louisiana Ragtime Band Navaar House Hotel. Mayfield Gardens, 667 2828. Evening. Weekly residency.
0 West End Jan Band Basin Street, Haymarket Terrace. 337 1006. Evening. Trad.
0 Sandy Taylor/Alex Moore Duo Glasgow Society Of Musicians, Berkeley Street. 8.30pm. 50p. Bar.
0 Bobby Deans Duartet Cue Ball Club, Anniesland Cross. 8.30—11pm Two tenors.
0 Charlie McNair’s Band Preservation Hall, Victoria Street, 226 3816. Evening. Long residency.
0 Fiona Duncan Rutland Hotel, Rutland Street. 229 3042. Evening. One of the best known singers on the
Scottish jazz scene.
0 Take Three Maxies Bistro, Nicolson Street, 667 0845. Evening. Cornet or sax and rhythm section. Bar/ Restaurant.
0 After Eight Mince Oddfellows, Forrest Road, 220 1816. Evening.
0 Louisiana Ragtime Band Basin Street, Haymarket Terrace, 337 1006. Evening.
THURSDAY 26 Glasgow
0 Now’s The Time Henry Wood Hall, Claremont Street, 226 3868. 8pm. £4. Bar. Tommy Smith, John Taylor, Arild Andersen and [an Froman. Presented by Platform Jazz. First in the Now‘s The Time series features Smith duetting with each in turn. Finally they perform as a quartet. See panel, also classical list.
0 Spike Bayne And The Jazz Organics Blackfriars, Bell Street, Merchant City, 552 5924. Cheerful alternative jazz.
0 That Swing Thang Cafe Biarritz, Frederick Street, 225 5244 9.30—11.30pm. Hip vocals from the jump jive era.
0 Pillow Talk Maxies Bistro, Nicolson Street, 667 0845. Evening. Threesome with violin, guitar and vocals. Bar and Restaurant.
0 Templehall Stampers Temple Hotel, Esplanade, Joppa, 669 4264. Evening. Trad and dixie residents. 0 Graham Blamire Jazzers Basin Street, Haymarket Terrace, 337 1006. Evening.
0 Fields oi the Nephilim/Hunters Club Rooftops, 92 Sauchiehall Street, 332 5883. 10.30pm. Pretty standard indie fare these days, the Fields Of The Nephilim have had a couple of big indie hits — notably Preacher Man — which should ensure an audience for this one. [won’t be among them.
0 George McGowan Trio and Linda Fletcher Blackfriars, Bell Street, 552 5924. Residency.
0 Tom Waits Playhouse Theatre, Greenside Place, 557 2590/ 7.30pm. £8.50, £7.50. After a two-year gap the tousled troubadour returns to these shores with the news that, despite the adulation he inspires over here, his record sales, in America at least, have actually declined. That shouldn’t bother the devoted audience of this part-beatnik part-bum, who will, with some justiﬁcation, regard this as the gig of the fortnight.
o A Night for Nicaragua Part III ASSembly Rooms, George Street, 225 3614. 11.15pm. £6 in advance. A lot of people will be scurrying along here after they spill out of the Playhouse, I reckon. The one-and-only Billy Bragg is the headliner, guaranteeing a sell-out,
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