I Concert For El Telon Cornerstone Cafe. Basement of St Johns Church. west end of Princes Street. 8pm. Scottish and Chilean music, Poetry and classical guitar.

I Seannachle Green Tree . Cowgate. Evening. Scottish songs and zippy instrumentals from resident band.

I Jim Knight/Colin Damage/Robin Lalng Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. Evening.

I North Sea Gas Rutland Hotel, Rutland Street, 229 3042. 9pm. Singalong.



I Victoria Bar Bridgegate. 552 6040. 9pm. Regular good-going session.


I Ian Foster St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 9pm. Ragtime and Blues.

I Session Night The Green Tree. Cowgate. Evening. Bar till 1am. Big folkie night out.

I Fiddlers Arms Grassmarket. Evening. Scottish music session. Bar closes at 11pm.

TUESDAY 21 Glasgow

I Paisley Arts Folk Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 8pm. Free. Tonight. eanlo Cocktail.


I Acoustic Music Nights Milnes Bar. Hanover Street. 8.30—11pm. Admission free. Songs and tunes fom regular partners Gill Bowman and Jock Brown, with guest performer.

I Los Supremos St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 9pm. Country Blues.

I Barrie Band Bannermans Bar, Cowgate. 5563254. Evening. Fiddle, flute, mandocello and vocals.

I Miro Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. top of the High Street. Evening. Acoustic celtic.



I Scotia Folk Night Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street, 552 8681.

I Folk Session Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. Evening. Instrumental music on fiddle. accordion etc.


I Jean Pierre Haste and Peter Stacey Edinburgh Folk Club. Osbourne Hotel, York Place, 556 5577. 8pm. £2.50 (£1 .50). Piping freaks will love this one. Various bagpipes. mainly French repertoire.

I Alchemy Bannermans Bar, Cowgate, 556 3254. Evening. Transmuting music on synth. fiddle. flute and vocals.

I North Sea Gas Platform 1,Rutland Street. Evening. Resident pub folk band.


Glasgow I Star Folk Club Glasgow Society Of

Musicians. Berkeley Street. beside Mitchell Theatre. 8pm. £1 .50. Tonight, from Ireland. singer Sean Oonnelly.

I Beggars Mantle Jordanhill College Bar. 76 Southbrae Drive, 8pm. £2.

I Kate Kramer and Wattle MacDonald Tolbooth Bar, Glasgow Cross. Evening.


I Olck Gaughan/Four Brothers Queens Hall. Clerk Street. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). Buffet. Bar. Tickets from the Queens Hall Box Office. Part Of the Edinburgh Peace Festival. Appearing with Scotland‘s premier singer/guitarist is Zimbabwe‘s top band. Also on the bill. strong little social commentaries in song from Edinburgh‘s Nancy Nicolson and blues from JustThe Very Donkeys.

I Gave Robb St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 9pm. Contemporay bouzouki weilding singer/songwriter.

I Green Tree Cowgate. Evening. Folk scene session. Late bar.

I Colin Ramage/Hobln Laing Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarket. Evening.

I Kevin Tait Candlemakers Arms, Grassmarket. 9pm-12.3()am. Foiksinging entertainer.


RIDAY 10 ' Glasgow

I Glasgow Rhythm Club Unitarian Church. 73 Berkeley Street. 7.45pm. Established 1933. Records and talk/discussion. Tonight ‘Everybody Knows Johnny Hodges‘, open night with Bill Winter.

I George McGowan Trio with Linda Fletcher Blackfriars, Bell Street, Merchant City. 552 5924. Evening. Resident band with singer and guests.


I Tommy Sampson At 70 Queens Hall, Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8.30pm. £6.50 (£5). Tickets from Queens Hall Box Office; Virgin Records. Princes Street; Ripping Records. North Bridge; lona Records, Stockwell Street, Glasgow. Assembly Music presents Scotland‘s Big Band leader. with a band concert featuring special guests. including tenorist Danny Moss and baritone player Jay Craig. See Music Page for more on the Big Bands.

I Liz MacEwan/Jim Henry Crest Hotel. Queensferry Road, 332 2442. 7.45—11.45pm. Fine singer with piano

Friday 24 February, 8.30pm

Bob Berg/Mike

Stern Quartet Tickets £5.50 (reserved £7)

Friday 3 March, 8.30pm

Andy Sheppard Sextet plus Paul Reid

Assembly Music presents

Friday 10 February, 8.30pm

Tommy Sampson

at 70 Swinging Big Band celebration

Friday 17 February, 8.30pm

Clusone Quartet

with Ernst Reijseger & Han Bennink

Tickets £5 (reserved £6.50) from Queen’s Hall Box Office (031 668 2019); Ripping Records; Virgin Records, Princes Street; Iona Records, Stockwell Street, Glasgow (041 552 0969)


I Alpha Jan Quartet Eilersley House Hotel. Eilersley Road. Corstorphine, 337 6888. 8—1 1pm.

I Alex Shaw Trio Coppers, Cockbum Street. 225 1441. Evening.

I Do Weevil Lord Damley. West Port. Evening. R&B.



I Bill Fanning Orchestra Society Of Musicians, Berkeley Street, 2216112. 2pm. Weekly event.

I George McGowan Orchestra Berlin Lounge Bar, 8—10 West George Street, Queen Street Station. 335 2382. 2-5pm. Free. The Big Band Sound. old and new. I Ron Moore. Hikitl Fernandez LaTaverna. Lansdowne Crescent, 339 7007 . 9.30pm. Free. Music in the bar.

. I Society Quartet Society Of Musicians, Berkeley Street. 221 6112. 8pm. 50p.

Music and dancing with Ted Bosley, guitar; Jimmy Alston. vocals; George Morrison. bass guitar; Pat Gallagher, drums.


I Liz MacEwan/Jlm Henry Crest Hotel, Queensferry Road. 332 2442. 7.45—11.45pm. Fine singer with piano accompaniment.

I Plattorm 1 Caledonian Hotel, Rutland Street. Lunchtime piano maestro, the Alex Shaw Trio.

I Platform 1 Rutland Street, 225 2433. Evening. Either Blue Finger who rock, or That Swing Thang who dig 40‘s song.

I Barony Jazz Barony Bar, Broughton Street. 557 0546. Jack Hammer eand 9pm. I Toto And The Jazz Bostons Preservation Hall. Victoria Street, 226 3816. 2—4pm.

SUNDAY 12 Glasgow

I Count Basie Orchestra City Halls, Candleriggs. Two Concerts, 3pm and 7pm. Tickets £8.50, £9.50 Matinee; £9.50, £11.50 Evening. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs; Virgin Records. Union Street; Lost In Music. Byres Road; Access and Visa 031 557 6969. It‘s five years since The Count passed on, but this is the authentic sound, led by the long apprenticed Frank Foster. See Music Page for more on the Big Bands.

I Paisley Arts Jan Paisley Arts Centre. New Street, Paisley. Lunchtime from 12.30pm. Today the West End Quartet.

I George Penman's Jazz Band Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. Trad from 8.30—10.50pm.

I New Jazz The Bar, Tron Theatre, Parnie Street, 552 4267. £1.50 (£1). 1.30-5pm. Tron‘s weekly modern jazz.

I Duncan White Jan Band Studio One Lounge. Grosvenor Hotel. 7.30—10.30pm.


I Jan Sunday Royal British Hotel. Princes Street. 8—11pm. Free, 'unless special guest artists are performing. Tonight the residents. Mike Hart's Society Syncopacors include singer Wendy Weatherby.

I Capital Jazz Band Crest Hotel. Queensferry Road, 332 2442. 2—5pm.

I Jim Candle/Hon Tate Negociants, Bristo Square. Evening. Blues in the cellar bar. I Acanthus Waverley Bridge. By Waverley Station entrance. Spacious cafe/wine bar with food. Live lunchtime Jazz.

I Barony Jan Barony Bar, Broughton Street. 557 0546. Live band. 8.30—1 1pm. Tonight Melanie 0’ Reilly and Francis Cowan, vocals with guitar.

I Alpha Jan Quartet Eilersley House Hotel, Eilersley Road, Corstorphine, 337 6888. 8—1 1pm.

I lionnle itee Trio Platform 1. Rutland Street, 225 2433. Lunchtime.


I Edith lnnes Jan Band College Club. Jordanhill College Of Education, 76 Southbrae Drive. 8pm. Free.

I George Penman's Jazz Band Carnegics Jazz Club, 142 St Vincent Street, 2263833. 9pm—midnight. Old fashioned trad


I Ian Foster St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 9pm. Blues and Ragtime.

I Shore Music The Shore Bar/Restaurant. The Shore. Leith. 9pm. Tonight Hugh and Graham. swing violin and guitar.

I East Coast Jazz Band Blue Lagoon. Angle Park Terrace. 331 9922. Evening. 9pm—midnight. Resident Trad band.



I Monty's BarAnd Diner 1256 Argyle Street. near Kelvin llall. 3348907. Evening. First weekly Tuesday jazz night features George Penman's Jazzmen.

I Dig Jan Night Boswell Hotel. Mansion House Road. Langside. 8pm. George Ogilvie leads the Trad and Dixie bash. I Bobby Wishart Halt Bar, Woodlands Road, 332 1210. Evening. Leading saxophonist‘s jazz and fusion band.

I Jazz Academy Bonhams, Byres Road. 357 3424. Evening.


I Count Basie Orchestra Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 7.30pm. Tickets £7.50, £9. £10. Tickets from Usher Hall Box Office. 0312281155.Sec Sun 12, Glasgow.

I Electro Acoustic Music I Oueens Hall, Clark Street. John Maxwell Geddes' Dreaming, tortrombone and electronic tape. Soloist John Kenny. Concert includes original music from three French centres. the Group de Hecherches Musicales from French radio; the lliCAM Institute at Pierre Boulez, and the studio oi lannis Xenakis.

I Diminished 5th Willowbrae Hotel. Willowbrae Road. 9—11pm. Free. Vocals and five piece band with the sounds ofthe 30’s and 40‘s in a young swinging style.

I Swing '89 Malt Shovel. Cockbum Street. 225 6843. Evening. Two guitars. and reeds. Hot Club sound.

I Los Supremos St James Oyster Bar, Calton Road. 9pm. Country Blues.

I Louisiana Ragtime Band N avaar House Hotel, Mayfield Gardens, 667 2828. Eve I Shore Music The Shore Bar/Restaurant, The Shore, Leith. 9pm. Tonight Robert Pettlgrew and Kenny Ellis, piano/double bass.

I Waverley Jan Band Oddfellows, Forrest- Road. Evening. Traddies.

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



I Sandy Taylor/Alex Moore Duo Glasgow Society Of Musicians, Berkeley Street. 2216112. 8.30pm. 50p. Bar.


I 8111 Kyle’s Jazz Base L'Attachc. basement of Rutland Hotel, West End, Princes Street. 9pm. Free. Drummer Bill Kyle leads regular line up of piano/keyboards. bass. drums. guitar, brass and reeds. Modern. bop, some mainstream, blues.

I Charlie McNalr’s Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street, 226 3816. Evening.



I Live Jazz Blackfriars, Bell Street. Merchant City, 552 5924. Evening. Either piano and vocals with Jeanette Burns and

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