fiddle. flute and vocals.

I North Sea Gas Platform 1.Rutland Street. livening. Resident ptth folk hand. I Guizer Scotch And Rye. 511(ieorge IV' Bridge. 225 1681. Fvening.

THURSDAY 24 Glasgow

I Star Folk Club (ilasgow Society ()1 Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221 (11 12. 8pm. £1.51). Tonight. lreland‘soriginal folk heatnik. singer and mandolinist Andy Irvine. late of l’lanxty and currently residing in Patrick Street.

I Kenny Caird ()verdraught Bar. 128 Broomielaw. livening. Socialist song evening.


I Colin Ramage/Robin Laing linsign liwart. lawnmarket. livening.

I Jim Knight Scotch And Rye. 5ll(ieorge l\' Bridge. 225 1(t8l. livening.



I George McGowan Trio with Linda Fletcher Blackl'riars. Bell Street. Merchant (‘ity. 552 5924. livening. Resident drummer‘s hand with singer and guests.

I George McGowan Quartet Berlin Lounge Bar. 8-111 West (ieorge Street. Queen Street Station. 335 2382. Lunchtime jazz with singer and gtlests.

I Glasgow Rhythm Club l'nitarian ('hurch. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.45pm. Talks with gramophone records.


I Swing 88 Big Band/Janusz Carmello Queens l lall. ('lerk Street. (r68 201‘). 8.3(1pm. £51m reserved tahle seats). Tickets from Queens 1 la“ Box Office or from Virgin Records. Princes Street. lidinhurgh‘s I)ick leads his Big Band and Small Band in a programme of American music.'s compositions. and an excursion into Benny ( ioodman territory. (‘armello is a Polish horn star trumpeter. now resident in the British jazz

I Alex Kirkwood \egociants L'pstairs. Bristo Square. livening. Acoustic guitar. I Barony Jazz Barony Bar. Broughton Street. 557 (l54o. Fast Getaways)“ 11.30pm. I Alpha Jazz Quartet Tillersley l louse Hotel. Iillersley Road. ('orstorphine. 337 (i888. 8—1 1pm.

I Cale Biarritz (11 Frederick Street. 225 5244. 9 12pm. 1.ive hand.

I Alex Shaw Trio ( ’oppe rs. ('ockhurn Street. 225 1441. livening.

I Spirits Qt Rhythm Basin Street. HayrnarketTerrace.3371(l(l(i.1ivening. Trad hand.

SATURDAY 12 Glasgow

I Jim Fitzimmons Group Riverside. Fox Street. of1‘(‘lyde Street. Afternoon.

I George McGowan Orchestra Berlin Lounge Bar. 8—11) West (ieorge Street. Queen Street Station. 335 2382. 2—5pm. Free. The Big Band Sound. old and new. I Alex Dalgleish All Stars Rolls Royce (‘luh. Paisley Road. Afternoon. '

I Ron Moore. Rikki Fernandez La Taverna. Lansdowne ('rescent. 339 71107. 9.3(1— 12 midnight. Free. Music in the har.

Tal Farlow. night 01 guitars. Edinburgh 18th.


Guitarist extraordinary Tal Farlow. see photo. played with Mingus and vibraphonist Red Norvo in a little 50‘s boppish triothat turned everybody's head. The exceptionally talented Farlow lingers have moderated their loadsanotes propensity at late. and he perlorms in a more lyrical it notless technically demanding iashion. with another star 01 the jazz guitar. Louis Stewart, out oi Ireland by way olTubby Hayes' and Ronnie Scott's bands. in a quartet at Edinburgh's Queens Hall onthe 18th. Note the new regular starting time at 8.30pm ior these Friday concerts.

The pocket trumpet in Janusz Carmello's

hands is capable oi the most exquisite middle register tone. and although short on volume and penetration in ensemble passages. carries his solos perfectly. Having played across the spectrum with Mingus through to Grapelli. this Polish born all round musician is renewing his creative collaboration with reedsman Dick Lee's Swing ‘88 Big Band in Edinburgh onthe 11th. when the big band will leatureJanusz; trumpet and young local singer Sophie Bancrott in a programme at Dick‘s own compositions and classic American Swing. A separate sextet with Jimmy Feighan on vibes. Campbell Normand on piano andthe Swing ‘88 rhythm section with Kenny Mathieson will reconstruct the hallcentury old music at clarinettist Benny Goodman‘s small groups. using charts Dick has transcribed from the original hit recordings, and will again be joined lor some numbers by Carmello. Glasgow iazzlansthatcan't make it over lor the night have the chanceto hearJanusz‘ classytrumpet with the Sandy Taylor Trio at the Glasgow Society at Musicians. beside the Mitchell Theatre on the 13th. All welcome tothis little bar/perlormance space. just ring the bell. And a word about two superb and imminent concerts. Coltrane's chosen tenor sideman Pharoah Sanders brings his own quartet on the 25th and saxophonistJan Garbarek brings his mesmeric tonal vision in a group including percussionist Nana Vasconceles and ore-eminent bassist Eberhard Weber on December the 2nd. (Norman Chalmers)

I Society Quartet Society ()1 Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221 (ii 12. 8pm. 511p. Music and dancing.


I BaronyJazz Barony Bar. Broughton Street. 557 (mo. Trish James Trio

() -l 1.311pnl.

I Alex Shaw Trio Platform 1. Rutland Street. 225 2433.1.unchtime.

I Shore Music The Shore Bar Restaurant. The Shore. l.eith. 9pm. Tonight Ewan Baird Group. guitar. piano. hass.

I Alpha Jazz Quartet lillcrsley House Hotel. Tillersley Road. (‘orstorphine 337 (i888. 8~l lptn.

I Cale Biarritz 61 Frederick Street. 225 5244. l)" 12pm. 1.ive swing.

I Alex Shaw Trio (tippers. ('ocklitlrn Street. 225 1441. liveliing.

I Toto And The Jazz Bostons Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 22h 381h. 2 4pm.

I Doctor MacJazz Basin Street. llaymarket Terrace. 337 liltlo. livening. Trad hand.



I Paisley Arts Jazz Paisley Arts(‘entre. New Street. 12.3(lpm. Lunchtime with Ron Findlay Trio with Linda Fletcher.

I Jazz Academy () l lenry's. (ireat Western Road. at Kelvinhridge. 33‘) 1275. 9—11pnr

I George Penman's Jazz Band ( 'urlcrs. Byres Road. 334 1284. Trad trom

8.3(1- 111.5ilpm.

I Bill Fanning Orchestra ( ‘lytle 1 Tall Ballroom. 318 (‘lyde Street. 8-1 lptn. Bar. Two vocalists swing with (‘ount Basic and (ilen Miller. Dancing.

I New Jazz The Bar. Tron Theatre. l’arnie Street. 552 42(i7.£1.5tl(£11.l.3ll-5pm. Tron's weekly modern jazz.


I Barony Jazz Barony Bar. Broughton Street. 557 (1546. Live hand. 8.3111 1pm. Tonight Melanie D'Reilly and Francis Cowan. vocals withguitar.

IThat Swing Thang (‘al'e Biarritz.o1 Frederick Street. 225 5244. ‘) - 12pm. .lump

iive vocals and swing. Sometimes achange o1 hand. Phone lor details.

I Ronnie Rae Trio l’latlorm l.Rutland Street. 225 2433. Lunchtime.


Glasgow Edinburgh

I Granary Quartet Hilton. Bellord Road. 332 2545. t) -l 1.3(lpm.

I Bell The Cat L'Attache. hasement o1 Rutland 1 lotel. West [ind o1 Princes Street. livening. (iuitar and keyhoard lead soft iazz rock l'ourpiece.

I Shore Music The Shore Bar Restaurant. The Shore. l.eith. 9pm. Tonight Michael Wright. piano har music.

I East CoastJazz Band Blue Lagoon. Angle Park Terrace. 33] W22. livening. 9 12pm. Resident Trad hand.

TUESDAY 15 Glasgow

I Bobby Wishart 1 Tall Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. Iivening. l.eading saXoDhonist’s jazz and fusion hand.


I Rootsie Tootsie Blues Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. Evening.

I Swing '88 Matt Shovel. (‘ockhurn Street. 225 (i843. livening. Two guitars. clarinet and sax. 1 lot ('luh sound.

I Louisiana Ragtime Band Navaar l louse Hotel. .‘vlayt'ield (iardens. 667 2828. livening.

I West End Jazz Band Basin Street. llaytnarket Terrace. 337 11106. livening. Trad.

I Shore Music The Shore Bar Restaurant. The Shore. l.eith. ()pm. Tonight Robert Pettigrew and Kenny Ellis. classy

piano douhlc hass.

WEDNESDAY 16 Glasgow

I Sandy Taylor/Alex Moore Du0(ilusgow Society ()1 .‘vltlsicians. Berkeley Street. 221 (ii 12. 8.3llpm. 511p. Bar.


I George Melly Kings Theatre. l.even Street. 8pm. to £3. Tickets from hox office. The sharp suited surrealist hclter hrings his hand. amiahle talent and lossiliscd tastc ill song.

I Charlie McNair's Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 22o 38in. livening. I Shore Music The Shore Bar Restaurant. The Shore. l.eith. 9pm. Tonight Swing 88 three piece hot cluh swing.

THURSDAY 17 Glasgow

I Jeanette Burns and Andy Alston . Blacklriars. Bell Street. Merchant ('ity. 552 5024. livening. Songs and piano.

I Riverside Blues Riverside. Fox Street. ott('lydc Street. 9pm midnight. Night Hawks.


I Jazz Pool [.‘Attache. hasement ol' Rutland Hotel. West lind. Princes Street. 9pm. Free. A group from a large poolof youngish musicians. usually

piano keyhoards. hass. drums. guitar. and brass and or reeds. Modern. hop. some mainstream. hlues.

I Cale Biarritz til Frederick Street. 225 5244. ‘)-12ptn. Live jazz swing.

I Edinburgh Jazz Quartet Coppers. ('ockhurn Street. 225 1441. lzvening.

I Graham Blamyre Jazzers Basin Street. llayrnarket Terrace. 337 lllllh. livening. I Templehall Stompers ‘I‘etnple Hotel. lisplanade. Joppa. (10‘) 4264. livening. Trad and dixie residents.

I Shore Music The Shore Bar Restaurant. The Shore. l.eith. 9pm. Tonight Brian Gibb. piano with vocalist. cool resty les.

FRIDAY 18 Glasgow

I George McGowan Quartet Berlin Lounge

mfrz'z/dy flig/ZZS x QUEEN’S HALL

Clerk Street, Edinburgh Tel: 031 668 2019

.\’tv;'18!h,8. 30pm Brilliant tiltlttirs


.\'UZ‘25tll. 5’ 311;"):

l)t't' 2nd, 8 ,lilpm

(iron! with Tenor Saxophone


l’assltnitttt', l.(‘tlt'lllll‘t'. ('tnttt'nipt'mn/1.1;:


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