WENESDAY 20 Glasgow
I Sandy Taylor/Alex Moore Duo Glasgow j Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221 j 61 12. 8.30pm. 50p. Bar. Club residents. i
I Jazz At The Brig Cramond Brig Hotel. Queensferry Road. 339 4350. 8~l 1pm. Alternate weeks. band and vocalist. Fionna Duncan/Jack Findlay TriOor Fay i Levy/Danny DorrianTrlo. ' I Jazz Trio Buskers. Melville Street. 226 3404. 8.30pm. Sax. guitar and bass.
I Shore Music The Shore Bar Restaurant. The Shore. Leith. 9pm. Tonight live trad jazz band.
I The Kevin Mackenzie Trio Buskers Pub. West End. 226 3404. 830—1 1pm.
I Al Fairweather and Friends Youngs Hotel. Leamington Terrace. 2296481 . 8.30pm. Trumpet star's weekly session.
I Charlie McNalr's Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. Evening.
THURSDAY 21 Glasgow
I Chick Lyall Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. Significant piano keyboard improvisor and composer with George Lyle accompanying.
I Gregor Clark/Paul Henderson Blackfriars. Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. Evening. Guitar and saxophone.
I Beroda Swing Maxies Bistro. West \‘icholson Street. 9pm. Female vocalist in a trio with violin. guitar and percussion. 30's and 40‘s classics with sortie modern soul jazz.
I Gordon Fyiie Trio Afton l lotel. Grosvenor Crescent. Evening.
I Criterion Jazz Band Fat Sams. Fountainbridge. Evening.
I Templehall Stompers Temple 1 lotel. Esplanade. Joppa. 6694264. Evening.
I The Kinsey Report Acanthus. Waverley Bridge. 556 2358. 9pm. Four-piecejazz cafe group with strong vocalist.
I Linda Fletcher Quartet Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. Singer leads her own band.
I Jazz Nights In The Lothian Room Queens Hall. Clerk Street. 668 3456. 9pm. £1 .50 (50p). The Lothian Room is better known as the bar area. and the second concert in the series is of Dick Lee‘s clarinet and sax with the hot club sound ofSWing '89. , ILiz MacEwan/Jim Henry Crest Hotel. Queensferry Road. 332 2442.
745-1 1 .45pm. Soul. jazz with piano accompaniment.
I Danny Dorrian and Friends Cumberland Hotel. West Coatcs Gardens. 8.30-1 1pm. I Alpha Jazz Quartet Elle rsley l louse Hotel. Ellersley Road. Corstorphine. 337 6888. 8—11pm.
I George Penman/Llndella lears
Gillespies. 26 Cheapeside Street. off f
I Blll Fanning Orchestra Society Of 1
Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221 61 12. 2pm. £1. Resident band.
I George McGowan Orchestra Berlin Lounge Bar. 8—1() West George Street. Queen Street Station. 335 2382. 2—5pm. Free. The Big Band repertoire.
I Benny Goodman Orchestra and the Ink Spots Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228
A PAIR OF CLUBS
Up in the Royal Scottish Automobile Club's premises in Glasgow’s Blythswood Square, the Westwood Club has re-opened alter a summer break. Still in its iirstyear, the Sunday club presents a programme oi trad, swing and mainstream Scottish talent in a relaxed atmosphere, with tables and dancing.
Down near the Tron, ln Glasgow's Merchant City, Alan Cunningham moved back home irom being label managerto music industry names like ELO, Roy Wood, and the newsworthy Ozzy Osbourne, and for three years now has been opening the doors oi Blackiriars Bar to live music. He believes: ‘It's important to have live music in an iniormal atmosphere, and that means the acoustic end oi the market. With the constraints ol the area, you have to keep the noise to a manageable level, which means more jazz than anything else. Anyway, I'm much happier putting on things I personally enjoy.‘
Chick Lyall is one of Alan’s regular performers. The Glasgow keyboard player/pianist/composer is not yet well enough known, but his great talent is soon to iind a much wider audience underthe management ol one oi Scotland’s most experienced jazz
1155. 7,30pm. £8.5(l~-£6.50. Kingofthe clarinet here in name only while there are a few of the Spots‘ harmony vocalists still in the lineup.
I Dr MacJazz Basin Street. 1 laymarket. Evening. Trad venue.
I Liz MacEwan/Jim Henry Crest l lotel. Oucensicrry Road. 332 2442.
7.451 1 .45pm. Blues and soul jazz. at the piano.
I Toto And The Jazz Bostons Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 2—4pm.
' SUNDAY 24
I Westwood Club Closed for Holiday Weekend.
I Paisley Arts Jazz Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 12.30pm. Free. Today the Ron Findlay Trio.
I Tim Barella Big Band Society Of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221 61 12. 2pm. .\'on members 1.1.
I Ah Umm Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. Laid-back quartet. with Hawaiian sax clarinet player.
I George Penman‘s Jazz Band Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. Trad from 8.30—10.50pm. Traddies.
I Capital Jazz Band Crest l lotel. Ouccnsferry Road. 332 2442. 2—5pm.
I Jazz Sunday Royal British l lotel. Princes Street. 8-1 1pm. Free. unless special guest artists are performing. Tonight the residents. Mike Hart‘s Society Syncopators.
I Alpha Jazz Quartet Ellersley l louse Hotel. Ellcrslcy Road, Corstorphine. 337 6888. 8—11pm.
I Barony Jazz Barony Bar. Broughton Street. 5570546. Live band. 830—] lpm. Tonight Melanie O'Rellly and Francis Cowan. vocals with guitar.
I Liz MacEwan/Jack Finlay Trio Fairmile lnn.Hillend.8.30—11pm. Fine soul jazz singer.
I Mark Perry Oasis Cafe Bar. Victoria Street. 8r1 1pm. Blues. ballads and boogie.
promoters. His ‘Tlltlng Ground' album oi new music with Scandinavian saxophonist Tore Brunborg is In the shops, and his music is starting to travel. We just come back irom this little tour. It was really good. We played the Purcell Room in London, promoting the album.
‘In Blackirlars I play as a duo, with bassist George Lyle, and alternate that with a quartet, when we bring in Jeli Freedner on alto and Tom Bancroit on drums. We mainly play hop and standards, but I’m going to set up a quartet, an acoustic group, to play my own stuii- in the bop iield, but my own
material.’ Lyall/Lyle play Blackiriars on Thurs 21.
I The Kinsey Report Acanthus. Waverley Bridge. 556 2358. 9pm. Four-pieccjazz cafe group with strong vocalist.
MONDAY 25 Edinburgh
I Marlin Foster Trio Maxies Bistro. West Nicholson Street. 9pm— 1 2 midnight. Clarinet/sax with guitar and bass.
I East Coast Jazz Band Blue Lagoon. Angle Park Terrace. 331 9922. Evening. 9—12pm. Resident Trad band.
TUESDAY 26 Glasgow
I Bobby Wishart Group Halt Bar. Woodlands Road, 332 1210. Evening. Leading Glasgow saxophonist.
I Big Jan Night Boswell Hotel. Mansion House Road, Langside. 8pm. Trumpeter George Ogilvie leads Trad and Dixie night.
I Swing 89 Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. 225 6843. Evening. Django based swing foursome.
I Louisiana Ragtime Band Navaar House Hotel. Mayficld Gardens. 667 2828. Evening.
I Shore Music The Shore Bari Restaurant. The Shore, Leith. 9pm. Tonight Robert Pettlgrew and Kenny Ellis. piano/double bass.
I Barony Jazz Barony Bar, Broughton Street. 557 0546. Jack HammerBand
9—1 1 .30pm. Singer. sax and guitar.
I Edith Budge and the Rhythm Kings Cafe a la Ronde. corner of York Place and Broughton Street. 8—1 1pm. Free. Mainstream and trad.
WEDNESDAY 27 Glasgow
I Sandy Taylor/Alex Moore Duo Glasgow Society Of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221 6112. 8.30pm. 50p. Bar.
I Jazz At Tho Brig Cramond Brig Hotel. Oueensferry Road, 339 4350. 8—11pm.
Alternate weeks. band and vocalist. Flonna Duncan/Jack Findlay Trio or Fay Levy/Danny Dorrian Trio.
I Jazz Trio Buskers. Melville Street. 226 3404. 8.30pm. Sax. guitar and bass.
I At Fairweather and Friends Youngs Hotel. Leamington Terrace. 229 6481. 8.30pm. Trumpet star‘s weekly blow.
I Charlie McNalr's Band Preservation Hall, Victoria Street. 226 3816. Evening. I The Kevin Mackenzie Trio Buskcrs Pub. West End. 226 3404. 8.30—11pm.
I Michael Deans Duo Blackfriars. Bell Street, Merchant City, 552 5924. Evening. Saxophone leads.
I Baroda Swing Maxics Bistro. West Nicholson Street. 9pm. Female vocalist in a trio with violin. guitar and percussion. 30's and 40‘s classics with some mode rn soul jazz.
I Gordon Fyiie Trio Afton Hotel. Grosvenor Crescent. Evening.
I Criterion Jazz Band Fat Sams. Fountainbridge. Evening.
I Templehall Stompers Temple Hotel. Esplanade, Joppa, 669 4264. Evening. Trad and dixie residents.
I The Kinsey Report Acanthus. Waverley Bridge. 556 2358. 9pm. Four-piece jazz cafe group with strong vocalist.
I The Claytown Troupe and Work Venue, Calton Road. 557 3073. Work. from Prestonpans, bring a four-piece brass section along with them to support the Bristol rock band with a single. ‘1 lcy Lord'. out now and an album to followon island Records this month.
I Chile Solidarity Campaign BenelitTradcs Council Resource Centre. basement of 12 Picardy Place. 7.30pm. £2.50(£l). Information 225 7814. On the 16th anniversary of Victor Jara‘s death. a night ofmusic from Mae Shaw. Eileen Penman. Carlos Arredondo, Galvarino Ceron and more. with dancing. Chilean food and T-shirts.
I The Radium Cats Basin Street. Haymarket Terrace. 337 1006. 8pm—midnight. Free. Fine local rockabilly band with great affection for huge quiffs and The Monsters.
I Blueprint Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 2263816. £1 after9pm.
I The Rootsles Duo Globe. West Port. 229 4553. 9pm. Free. Residency. Jim Condie on guitar and Ron Tait on vocals and harmonica run through blues. R&B and gospel.
I Fjaere Hilssen Trader Vic's. Victoria Street. 225 6569. Residency. Swedish-American folk singer whose style has its roots more in the music of herown country than the the trad Fair lsle pullover SCI.
I Charlie and her Sheepdogs Lord Darnlcy. West Port. 2294341. 10pm. Free.
I Elderslle Brothers Halt Bar, 160 Woodlands Road, 332 1210. 9pm. Free. Former members ofllonest Sam and The Dealers making their first appearance underthis new name.
I Up Saints and Sinners. 272 St.Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. After being rather sparse in their live appearances at the beginning, Up are now starting to work on a more regular basis.
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