visiting musicians and special guest.

I Starbank Session Starbank Inn. Starbank Road. Newhaven. 8—1 1pm. Live music. fiddles. flutes and squeeze boxes. I Kingdom L‘Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End. Resident singalong folk band.


I See Maylest Diary.

I May Day Celebrations Paisley Town Hall. 887 1007. 7.30pm till late. £3.50. Bar. Raffle. Renfrew District Council. Direct Labour Organisations present an evening of speeches and music. Speakers Norman Buchan MP. Tony Banks MP. Gordon McMaster. and music from songwriter. singer and fiddler.Dougie McLean. electro folkies Tonight At Noon. and Eurydice. (‘ompere Danny Kyle.

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

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


I Edinburgh Folk Club Osbourne Hotel. York Place. 556 5577. 8pm. £2.50(£l .50). I Rod Paterson St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 9pm. Easy Club‘s vocalist. unamplified.

I Live Band Platform 1. Rutland Street. 225 2433. Evening.

THURSDAY 4 Glasgow

I See Maylest Diary.

I Star Folk Club Glasgow Society Of Musicians. Berkeley Street. beside Mitchell Theatre. 8pm. £1 .50. Kelly's Heroes are ex-Laggan Glasgow man's Nottingham based Irish derived band. I kale Kramer and Wanie MacDonald Tolbooth Bar. Glasgow Cross. Evening.

Assembly Music presents THE



JOMECASH featurin



Special Guest

Rodney Crowell

Thurs 11 May, 8 pm S.E.C.C. Hall 1


Tickets £1 7.50/£15/£12.50

from Virgin Records, Union Street, Glasgow (041-226 4679) and all TOCTA agents. Credit card bookings 031-557 6969.


I No U Turn The Trading Post. 32 The Shore. Leith. 553 7164. 8.30till late. Free. Bluegrass band.

I Dave Robb St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 9pm. Contemporary bouzouki accompaniment to this singer‘s self-penned songs.

I Jim Knight/Denny Swanson/Colin Ramage Ensign Ewart. Lawnmarkct. 225 7440. Evening.

I Kevin Tait Candlemakers Arms. Grassmarkct. 9pm—12.30am. Popular entertainer.

I Green Tree (‘owgate Evening. Folk scene session. Late bar.




I Glasgow Rhythm Club Unitarian Church. 73 Berkeley Street. 7.45pm. Established 1933. Records and talk/discussion. Tonight ‘Record OfThe Year‘.

I George McGowan Band Blackfriars. Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. Evening. With Linda Fletcher. vocals.


I Friday Night At The Queens Hall (‘lerk Street. 668 2019. 8.30pm. £6.50(£5). Tickets from Queens l Iall Box Office; Virgin Records. Princes Street: Ripping Records. North Bridge; Iona Records. Stockwell Street. Glasgow. Randy Weston is a wide ranging American piano stylist who reveals the history ofjazz in his playing. Tom Bancroft and the Orange Ear Ensemble are an avantgarde performance group from North America. Edinburgh's Brian Kellock lifts the piano lid this week on Lennie Tristano.

I Danny Dorrian and Friendsfumberland Hotel. West (,‘oates Gardens. 830—] 1pm. I Liz MacEwan/Jim Henry (.‘rest Hotel. Queensferry Road. 332 2442. 7.45—1l.45pm.Sou|/blues and standards from fine singer/pianist.

I Alpha Jazz Quartet Ellersley House Hotel. Ellersley Road. (‘orstorphine. 337 6888. 8—1 1pm.

SATURDAY 22 Glasgow

I Dave MacLellan Duartet Curlers. Byres Road. 2.30—5.30pm. Residency.

I Ron Moore. Rikki Fernandez and Friends La Taverna. 7a Lansdowne Crescent. 339 7128. 9—1 1pm. Free. Resident guitarand bass with guest musician each week.

I Bill Fanning Orchestra Society Of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221 61 12. 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 repertoire.

I Society Duartet Society Of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221 61 12. 8pm. 50p. Music and dancing. Songs from Jimmy Alston.


I Toto And The Jazz Bostons Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 2— 4pm.

I Palace Jazz Palace Ilotel. Castle Street. 225 6222. Till 1am. New venue hopcsto feature lively. young-looking music.

starting off with regular Saturday night

gigs with After Eight Mince. I Danny Dorrian and Friends (‘umbcrland

Hotel. West (‘oates Gardens. 8.30—1 1pm. I Liz MacEwan/Jim Henry Crest Hotel. Queensferry Road. 332 2442.

7.45—1 1.45pm. Fine soul jazz singer with pianist.

I Plattorm 1 ('aledonian Ilotel. Rutland Street. Lunchtime piano maestro. the Alex Shaw Trio.

I Dr MacJazz Basin Street. I lay'market. Evening.

SUNDAY 23 Glasgow

I Tim Barella Big Band Society Of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 22] 6| 12. 2pm. Non membersLI

I Westwood Jazz Club RSAC l I Blythswood Square. 221 3850.

8pm—I lpm. Doors open 7.30pm. Members £3. guests £4. Opening night of the new Glasgow jazz club with Edinburgh's swinging Fat Sam's band. and the music of (‘ount Basie. (‘ab('allovvay and the Duke.

I Paisley Arts Jazz Paisley Arts ( ‘entre. New Street. Paisley. 887 I010. Lunchtime from 12.30pm.

I George Penman's Jazz Band ( ‘urlers. Bytes Road. 334 1284. Trad from 8.3(L~l(l.50pm.

I Duncan Wbyte Jazz Band Studio One Lounge. Grosvenor I Iotel. Byres Road. 730—1030.


I Sunday Club L'Attache. Rutland l Iotel. West End of Princes Street. 2 6pm. Free. Bar meals available all afternoon. Variable trio of top players w ith vv eekly guest soloist. This vv eek. reedsman Dick Lee.

I Capital Jazz Band (‘rest 1 lotel. ()ueensferry' Road. 332 2442. 2 —5pm.

I Liz MacEwan/Jim Henry ( ‘afe A La Ronde. York Place. 12.30 2.30pm. Blues. jazz and soul for your lunch.

I Brian kellock Trio Platform 1. (‘aledonian Hotel. Rutland Place. l—3pm. Modern jazz piano.

IJim Henry Group Raeburn Bar. Raeburn Place. l--2.30pm.

I Acanthus Waverley Bridge. By Waverley Station entrance. Live lunchtime music from the Diplomatsof Jazz.

IJazz Sunday Royal British I Iotel. Princes Street. 81 lpm. I‘ree. unless special guest artists are performing. Tonight the residents. Mike Hart's Society Syncopalors include singer Wendy Weatherby.

I Barony Jazz Barony Bar. B roughton Street. 5570546. Live band. 8.30 llpm. Tonight Melanie D'Reilly and Francis Cowan. vocals with guitar.

I Alpha Jazz Quartet Ellersley I IoUse Hotel. Iillersley Road. ('orstorphine. 337 6888.811pm.

MONDAY 24 Glasgow

I Gillespies Jazz Parade (iillespies. 26 (‘heapeside Street. off('lyde Street. Kit Carey's Jazz Band and guests. 9pm.

I George Penman's Jazz Band ( 'arnegies Jazz (‘lub. 142 St Vincent Street. 2263833. 9.~ 12pm. Old fashioned trad masters.

I Live Jazz ('hadis Restaurant. 158 Bath Street. 331 2257. Iivenings.


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. Iivening. 12pm. Resident Trad band.

I Martin Foster Trio Maxies Bistro. West Nicholson Street. 9prn— 12 midnight.


Glasgow I Bobby Wishart Group 1 Ialt Bar.

Woodlands Road. 332 1210. Evening. Saxes and flute front the best in the West of Scotland.

I Monty's Bar And Diner 1256 Argy le Street. near Kelvin Ilall. 334 8907. Evening. Weekly Trad Jazz night.

I Big Jazz Night Bosvs ell I Iotel. Mansion Ilouse Road. Langside. 8pm. George ()gilv'ie leads the Trad and Dixie bash. I Jazz Academy Bonhams. By res Road. 3573424. Iivening.


I Rootsie Tootsie Band Preservation l lall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. Rhythm and Blues.

I Barony Jazz Barony Bat . Broughton Street. 5.57 0546. Jack HammerBandupm. I Shore Music The Shore Bar Restaurant. The Shore. Leith. 9pm. Tonight Robert Pettigrew and Kenny Ellis. piano double bass.

I Louisiana Ragtime Band .\‘av aar l louse Ilotel. May field ( iardens. 667 2828. Iivening.



I Perdido Rooftops. 92 Sauchiehall Street. 9— 12pm. Mainstream jazz music and dancing.

I Sandy Taylor/Alex Moore DUO(ilasgow Society Of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 2216112.8.30pm. 50p. Bar.


I Bill Kyle's Jazz Base l .‘Auaehe. basement of Rutland Hotel. West Iind. Princes Street. 9pm. Free. Popularscene. a locus for the most adv enturous ol the younger players. Drummer Bill Kyle leads regular line up of piano‘key boards. bass. drums. guitar. brass and reeds. Modern. bop. some mainstream. blues.

I Al Fairweather and Friends \‘otmgs Hotel. Leamington Terrace. 2296481. 8.30pm. Trad trumpet star‘s vveekly blovv. I Charlie McNair's Band Preservation

Ilall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. Iivening. I Sophie Bancroft/Spike Wright Three Tuns Wine \"aults. Hanover Street. 8.30 llpm. Young female jazz vocalist.

THURSDAY 27 Glasgow

I AboutTime Bon Accord. (‘haringfross 9.30pm. Residency.

I Jiveass Blues and Boogie \v'intersgills. Great Western Road. 8.30 llpm. Dual-vocalist Rth band.

I Live Jazz Blacklriars. Bell Street. Merchant ('ity . 552 5924. livening.(‘heck for details.


I Ronnie Rae Group Palace I lotel . ( ‘aslle Street. 2256222. New venue for live jazz. I Gordon Fyile Trio Afton l Iotel. Grosvenor(rt-scent. Iivening.

I Criterion Jazz Band l-‘ai Sam's. I’ountainbridge. Iivening.

I Templehall Stompers Temple 1 Iotel. lisplanade. Joppa. 669 4264. Iiv emng. Trad and dixie residents

I Joe Capaldi Duartet Brantlos. Blair Street. Iiv'ening.

FRIDAY 28 Glasgow

I Bute Jazz Festival. See panel.

I Glasgow Rhythm Club L'nitarian ( ‘hurch. 73 Berkeley Street. 7 45pm. Iistablished 1933. Tonight. the AGM.

I George McGowan Band Blackfriars. Bell Street. Merchant ('ity . 552 5924. Iivening. Willi Linda Fletcher. vocals.


I Friday Night At The Queens Hall ( ’lerk Street. 668 2019. 8.30pm. £7 (£5.50). Tickets from Queens I Iall Box Office; Virgin Records. Princes Street; Ripping

62 The List 21 April 4 May 1989