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221 6112.8.30pm. 50p. Bar.

Bar. Charing Cross. 10pm. Free.


I Bill Kyle's London Jazz Project

only Edinburgh performance.

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9.30pm. Residency.

Great Western Road. 830—] 1pm. Dual-vocalist R&B band.

Clyde Street. 10pm. Free.

for details.


I Gordon Fytte Trio Afton Hotel. Grosvenor Crescent. Evening. I Criterion Jazz Band Fat Sams. Fountainbridge. Evening.

Trad and dixie residents.

Street. Evening.

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Charing Cross. 10pm. Free.

With Linda Fletcher. vocals.


I Sandy Taylor/Alex Moore Duo Glasgow Society Of Musicians. Berkeley Street.

I Danny Thompson Baby Grand Piano

L'Attache. basement of Rutland Hotel. West End. Princes Street. 9pm. Free. With the drummer this week are Billy Steele. bass: Brian Kellock. piano;John McNichol. trumpet and up from London. superb alto and soprano player Pete Hurt. The band plays Maytest. but this is their I At Fairweather and Friends Youngs Hotel. Leamington Terrace. 229 6481. 8.30pm. Trad trumpet star‘s weekly blow. I Charlie McNair's Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. Evening.


I About Time Bon Accord. Charing Cross.

I Jiveass Blues and Boogie Wintersgills.

I Danny Thompson Blue Note. Briggait.

I Live Jazz Blackfriars. Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. Evening. Check

I Ronnie Rae Group Palace Hotel. (‘astle Street. 225 6222. New venue for live jazz.

I Templehall Stompers Temple llotel. Esplanade. Joppa. 669 4264. Evening.

I Joe Capaldi Quartet Brandos. Blair


I Glasgow Rhythm Club L'nitarian Church. 73 Berkeley Street. 7.45pm. Established

I David May Baby (irand Piano Bar.

I George McGowan Band Blackfriars. Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. Evening.


Expect the most vital concert or the

Queens Hall season when tenor saxophonist Chico Freeman arrives

from New York with his band. Featuring

electric keyboards and bass, it might seem that the Freeman group starts lrom lusion and heads on out. But the Chicago tenor player has been one of the widest ranging stylists or his generation. The 1978 album at jazz standards, Spirit Sensitive, stands

world, or his work with fellow ‘Young Lion' Wynton Marsalis. He holds a degree in composition, and a serious

lorm, where it is his business to explore all the avenues, and enjoy them. He plays Edinburgh on the 5th. A week later, Dewey Redman brings another world class band to the Hall, comprising Eddie Moore on drums, Lonnie Plaxico, bass, and Geri Allen, piano. Although deeply rooted in the

through the horn, Texas born Redman has been a collaborator with the major movers in modern jazz. With Paul Motian and Charlie Haden in Keith Jarrett's band, before that in the ever

with Don Cherry, Pat Metheny or Mike Brecker, his prowess as an improvisor


I Friday Night At The Oueens Hall Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 8.30pm. £7 (£5.50). Tickets from Queens Hall Box Office: Virgin Records. Princes Street; Ripping Records. North Bridge; Iona Records. Stockwell Street. Glasgow. Return of

Lonnie Plaxico, bass; Eddie Moore. drums; and (ieri Allen on piano. See panel

225 6222. New venue has Jazz Machine. I Liz MacEwan/Jim Henry (‘rest Hotel. Queensferry Road. 332 2442. 7.45~1l.45pm.Sou1.'jazz with piano accompaniment.

I Alpha Jazz Quartet Ellersley l louse


away from his involvement in Sun Ra’s

minded approach to Jazz as an evolving '

blues, with a fascination lorvocalising

lreer Ornette Coleman group, and later

tenor maestro Dewey Redman. who brings

I Wide Angle Palace Hotel. Castle Street.

Hotel. Ellersley Road. Corstorphine. 337

I Danny Dorrian and Friends Cumberland Hotel. West Coates (iardens. 8.30— l 1pm.



A wee boy, a wide boy, a wanderer comes home and the City bites back.


9-11 MAY 7.30 pm. Box Office: 031-226 2633


12 May 7.30pm; 13 May 2.30 & 7.30pm

Box Office: 041-227 5511


For further information telephone Heather Baird or Maggie Mackay on 031 -228 5465

58'1‘he List 5 —r 18 May 198‘)

is as celebrated as the sheervariely oi sound he extracts lrom the tenor saxophone, and the other reedy shawms, musettes and Indian nagaswarams he packs in his tlight case.

Over at Maytest, young black London tenor star Courtney Pine brings his band to the Pavilion on the 10th, and Germany‘s Kolner Saxophone Malia are on the 5th.

The Shed is a Merchant City venue that escaped the Maytest programme, and hosts two concerts ol the best oi Scottish jazz—on the 11th, Bill Kyle's London Jazz Project, and the John Rae Collective on the 21st. (Norman Chalmers)

SATURDAY 13 Glasgow

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I Dave MacLellan Quartet Curlers. Byres Road. 2.30-5.30pm. Residency.

I Ron Moore, Rikki Fernandez and Friends La Taverna. 7a Lansdowne Crescent. 33‘) 7128. 9—1 1pm. Free. Resident guitarand bass with guest musician each week.

I Danny Thompson Blue Note. Briggait. Clyde Street. 10pm. Free. Blues/jazz piano.

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 Bill Fanning Orchestra Society Of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221 61 12. 2pm. Weekly event.

I Society Ouartet Society Of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221 61 12. 8pm. 50p. MUsic and dancing with Ted Bosley. guitar: Jimmy Alston. vocals; (ieorge Morrison. bass guitar; Pat (iallagher. drums.


I Fairer Sax Queens Hall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 7.30pm. £5. i-‘our females blow- hot and cold in a reedy line up. Decorative music.

I Wide Angle Palace Hotel. Castle Street. 2256222. Regular Saturday night band Alter Eight Mince.

I Alex Shaw Trio Platform 1.Rut1and Street. 225 2433. Lunchtime.

I Dr MacJaa Basin Street. 1 laymarket. Evening. Trad venue.

I Liz MacEwan/Jim Henry (‘rest Hotel. Queensferry Road. 332 2442.

745—1 1 .45pm. Songs. bluesy and soulful. at the piano.

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

SUNDAY 14 Glasgow

I See Maytest Diary. I Don Menza with the Sandy TaylorTrio

Society ()1 Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221 61 12. 8pm. £5 (£3.50). Mainstream tenor sax player from the States returns. I Westwood Jazz Club RSAC l i Blythswood Square. 221 3850.

8pm—1 1pm. Doorsopen 7.30pm. Members £3. guests £4. Tonight. Fionna Duncan's Jazzers. From her Clyde Valley Stompers days she has always been a top value entertainer.

I Paisley Arts Jazz Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. Lunchtime from 12.30pm. Live music.

I Duncan Whyte Jazz Band Studio One Lounge. (‘rrosvenor Hotel. Byres Road. 7.30-10.31).

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


I Sunday Club L‘Attachc. Rutland l lotel. West End of Princes Street. 2—6pm. Free. Bar meals available all afternoon. Modern jazz in the basement bar. Trio with weekly guest.

I Brian Kellock Trio Platform 1. ('aledonian Hotel. Rutland Place. 1—3pm. Modern jazz piano.

I Liz MacEwan/Jim Henry Cafe A La Ronde. York Place. 12.30—2.3()pm. Blues. jazz and soul for your lunch.

I Jim Henry Group Raeburn Bar. Raeburn Place. 1—2.30pm.

I Capital Jazz Band Crest Hotel. ()ueensferry Road. 332 2442. 2—5pm.

I Jazz Sunday Royal British Hotel. Princes Street. 8—1 1pm. Free. unless special guest artists are performing. Tonight the residents. Mike Hart's Society Syncopators include singer Wendy Weatherby.

I Barony Jazz Barony Bar. Broughton Street. 557 0546. Live band. 830-] 1pm. Tonight Melanie O‘Reilly and Francis Cowan. vocals with guitar.

I Alpha Jazz Quartet Ellersley 1 louse Hotel. Ellersley Road. Corstorphine. 337 6888. 8—1 1pm.



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I Blue Mondays Authentic Jazz Club (iillespies. 26 Cheapeside Street. off Clyde Street. 221 7701. New Orleans Music and Dancing. 9pm. Residents Kit Carey's Jazz Band and guests. 9pm.


I Martin Foster Trio Maxies Bistro. West Nicholson Street. 9pm— 1 2 midnight. Clarinet sax with guitar and bass.

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

I East CoastJazz Band Blue Lagoon. Angle Park Terrace. 331 9922. Evening. 9— 12pm. Resident Trad band.


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I Monty's Bar And Diner 1256 Argvle Street. near Kelvin Hall. 334 8907. livening. Live jazz night. mainly Trad. I Bobby Wishart Halt Bar. \N'oodlands Road. 332 1210. Evening. Leading saxophonist‘s jazz and fusion band.

I Dig Jazz Night Boswell Hotel. Mansion House Road. 1.angside.8pm.(ieorge ()gilv ie leads the Trad and Dixie bash. I Jazz Academy Bonhams. Byres Road. 357 3424. Evening.


I Louisiana Ragtime Band Navaar l louse Hotel. Mayfield (iardens. 667 2828. Evening.

I Shore Music The Shore Bar'Restaurant. The Shore. Leith. 9pm. Tonight Robert Pettigrew and Kenny Ellis. piano double bass.

I Barony Jazz Barony Bar. Broughton