MONDAY 19 Glasgow
I Lloyd Cole Barrowland. 244
Gallowgate. 552 4601. See feature.
I Kevin Mcoermott Orchestra Mayfair. 474
Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. Last of three nights at the Mayfair. See Preview.
I The Rainmates Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 889 6867.
I Black Market Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816.
I The Refugees Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free. See Mon 12.
TUESDAY 20 Glasgow
I The Almighty Mayfair. 474 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3872. See Fri 16.
I The icicle Worlts Rico's. Greenock. Another band I thought had packed it in (wishful thinking). but they‘re back for another shot.
I The King Bees The Shelter. 7 Renfrew Court. Renfrew Chambers. 332 6231.
I SUK and Root Love Minstrels. Broomielaw. 204 3698. The former Blue Monkey Experience. SUK released a debut single which didn't quite catch fire. though I wouldn't discount them. Same goes for Root Love.
I The Trouble Shooters Napoleons. 128 Merrylee Road. 637 5239.
I John E. Satellite Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 8896867.
I Live Music Fixx. 86 Miller Street. 248 2859.
I Glasgow Songwriters Co-operative Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. 552 5924. 7.30pm. Free. All songwriters. all styles. welcome.
I The Kevin McOermott Orchestra Network. West Tolleross. See Preview.
I The Rootsie Tootsie Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Residency. Rockin' blues.
I Savana Lamar Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free. See Tues 13.
I Los Supremos St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. See Tues 13.
WEDNESDAY 21 Glasgow
I The Cramps Barrowland. 244 Gallowgate. 552 4601. See Preview.
I Field of Vision Minstrels. Broomielaw. 204 3698.
I Hullabaloo Fixx. 86 Miller Street. 248 2859. One of the most checkable ofthe new Glasgow bands.
I Peach County The Shelter. 7 Renfrew Court. 332 6231 . Country.
I The Wolfgang Fluil Experience Studio. 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 8896867. Ten-piece blues/Tamla outfit.
I The Hicks (‘lyde Cavern. Clyde Place.
I lnspiral Carpets Network. West Tollcross. See Preview.
I The Icicle Works and Boxing Clever Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. £3 advance. £4 on door. Return ofthe Liverpudlians who almost made it big with singles like ‘Love is a Wonderful Colour' in the mid-80s. Supported by local mainstream pop band.
I The Diesel Kings and Yellow Earth Finsbury Park. South St Andrew Street. 556 1020. Fiddle-fuelled. energetic hand. with probably more than their share of Van Morrison and Waterboys LPs. Yellow Earth. by contrast. are a fC“CCll\'C. acoustic female duo well worth turning up on time for.
I Stealing the Blues Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free.
I The Rootsies Duo L‘Odeon. George 1V Bridge. 225 1681. Free.
I Live music St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free.
THURSDAY 22 Glasgow
I Peter Hammill King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. 272 St Vincent Street. 2215279.1t's been a long trip from Van derGraff Generator to 1990. but. sadly. obscurity all the way. Opportunities to get an introduction to Hammill‘s work are few and far between (my own was Marc Almond‘s version of the transcendental ‘Vision‘). but he's released a host of albums with some diverse and pleasing work.
I The Coletranes and Blam Blam YC
Napoleons. 128 Merrylee Road. 637 5239. ;
I Western Front Esquire House. 1487 Great Western Road. 334 9491.
I Rockhouse Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 332 1210. Unfortunately. due to contractual arrangements of the bands concerned. management can‘t announce who will be playing in advance. Let‘sjust say big names from the Glasgow scene are expected.
I Go Angels Hotel. 114 Main Street. Uddingston. ‘Somewhere between Heaven and the deep blue sea.’ they claim. Not a lot to go on there.
I The Bunker Club Clyde Cavern. Clyde Place.
I Del Amitri and Thee Amazing Colossal Men Queen’s Hall. South Clerk Street. 668 2019. See Preview.
I Steve Marriot and The Next Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street, 226 3816. Entrance fee around the £3—£3.50 mark. The former Small Faces frontman is still on his feet. still playing the guitar and still trying to make a go of it solo. Expect some fiery blues.
I Pale Saints Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. Leeds-based trio. expanded to a quartet for live shows. who release their debut LP this month on 4AD. The excellent Barging into the Presence of God EP augurs well for the LP and these dates. I The Great Junction Street Band Rutland No 1. Rutland Street. Residency. See Sun 1 1 .
I The Brothers Oblomov‘s. North Bank Street. The Mound. 2200054.
I Head in the Sand Sessions. The Cowgate. See Sat 10.
I The Grass Harps Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. Free.
I Live music Globe. West Port. 229 4341. Free.
I Baby's Got a Gun Bianco‘s. Princes Street. Loud and spikey rockers from Edinburgh.
FRIDAY 9 Glasgow
I About Time Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. Free. Modern mainstream jazz quartet.
I Charlie Proppa Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. Charing Cross. 248 1942. Piano bar music from 8.30pm.
I Glasgow Rhythm Club Unitarian Church. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.45pm. New members and visitors welcome. Talks and discussions with records.
I Tommy Smith Oulntet a John Rae Collective Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8.30pm. £6.50 (£5). First hometown gig of the new decade for Scotland’s leading jazz musician. fresh from recording his second Blue Note album in Oslo. Tommy has added young London guitarist Paul Stacey to his original line up of Jason Rebello (piano). Alex Dankworth (bass). and Clark Tracey (drums) for both record and concert. The excellent John Rae Collective share the bill. See Preview.
I Platform 1 Caledonian Hotel. Rutland . Street. 225 2433. North Sea Gas inregular evening spot.
I Alpha Jazz Quartet Ellersley House Hotel. Ellersley Road. Corstorphine. 337 6888. 8—1 1pm.
SATURDAY 10 Glasgow
I The Shelter 7 Renfrew Court. off Renfrew Street. 332 6231. 8pm—round midnight. Concessions. New regular venue, cafe/bar/theatre. hopes to cater for the younger set. This week Jazzbeat Good with The Shelter Sound. Admission varies according to performance.
I Bill Fanning Orchestra Society of Musicians, Berkeley Street, 2216112. 2pm.-Glenn Miller sounds from resident band. Non-members£l.
I George Penman's Jazzmen Carnegie‘s. 142 Vincent Street. 226 3833. Afternoon session.
I George McGowan Orchestra Chubby Chesters. 178 Ingram Street. 5520876. 2-5pm. Free. Popular drummer-led Glasgow outfit play the classic big band repertoire.
I Charlie Proppa Baby Grand, Elmbank Gardens, Charing Cross, 248 1942. Piano bar music from 8.30pm.
I Gave McLellan’s Jazz Ouintet Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. Trad in the afternoon.
I Toto And The Jazz Bostons Preservation Hall. Victoria Street, 226 3816. 2—4pm. I Platiorm 1 Caledonian Hotel, Rutland Street. 225 2433. 12.30—2pm. Superb mainstream pianist Alex Shaw leads his trio. in the evening the aptly-named Groove Orchestra
I Dr MacJazz Basin Street. Haymarket. 8.30pm. Free. Popular trad six-piece residency.
SUNDAY 11 Glasgow
I Glenn Miller Orchestra 5 The kaye Sisters Pavilion. Renfield Street. Glasgow. 332 1846. 7.30pm. One for the nostalgia lobby as the band bearing the late trombonist‘s name trot out all the old favourites forthe zillionth time.
I Paisley Arts Jazz Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 8871010. 12.30pm. Free.Jazz from Dave Batchelor.
I Tim Barella Big Band Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 2216112. 2.30pm. Non-membersil. Evening session at 8.30pm features Trad from I Tommy Hulcup's Happy Janmen.
I Ah Umm Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. Five-piece Latin/fusion band led by Filipino alto sax player.
I George Penman’s Jazzmen Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. Popular Glasgow Dixielanders from 8.30- 10.50pm.
I Capital Jan Band Crest Hotel. Queensferry Road. 332 2442. 2-5pm. I Barony Jazz Barony Bar, Broughton
Street. 557 0546. Live band. 8.30-11pm.
MONDAY 12 Glasgow
I Gillespie's 26 Cheapside Street. off Broomielaw. 221 7704. 9pm. Kit Carey's Jan Band serve up trad/New Orleans/mainstream.
I Paisley Arts Jazz Paisley Arts Centre . New Street. 887 1010. Free. 8pm. The irrepressible Fraser Speirs retqrns with his own blues band The Road Rockets.
I Bobby Dean's Jazz Ouartet Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. Mostly modern from 8.30—10.50pm.
I Larry Johnston Preservation Hall . Victoria Street. 226 3816. 2—4pm. Renowned New Yorker singing blues.
I East Coast Jazz Band Blue Lagoon. Angle Park Terrace. 337 9922. Evening. 9pm—midnight. Resident trad band.
I Le Jazz Hot Maxies Bistro. West Nicolson Street. 667 0845. 9pm—midnight. Resident 19305‘-style small swing band.
TUESDAY 13 1 Glasgow
I Bobby Wishart Group Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free. High-energy bop to fusion saxman in popular residency.
I Bill Finlayson Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. Charing Cross. 248 1942. Piano bar music from 8.30pm.
I Jazz Night Boswell Hotel. Mansion House Road. Langside. 632-9674. 8pm. Trumpeter George Ogilvle leads Trad and Dixie night.
I Hideaway Blues Band Curlers. Byres Road, 334 1284. Blues/soul band in regular spot .
I Swing '90 Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. 9pm. Django-inspired swing quartet, with Dick Lee on reeds and Spike Wright on lead guitar.
I Louisiana Ragtime Band Navaar House Hotel, Mayfield Gardens. 667 2828. Evening.
I Rootsie Tootsie Blues Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Rockin' blues from regulars.
WEDNESDAY 14 Glasgow
I Sandy Taylor/Alex Moore Duo Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street.2216112. 8.30pm. 50p. Bar. Mainstream piano and guitar residency.
I Charlie Proppa Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. Charing Cross. 248 1942. Piano bar music from 8.30pm.
I Al Fairweather and Friends Young‘s Hotel. Leamington Terrace. 229 6481. 8.30pm. Veteran trumpet star‘s weekly blow with the local trad crew. although Al's lip inevitably isn‘t what it was in his heyday with Sandy Brown.
I Charlie McHalr's Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Trumpeter McNair leads Dixieland outfit.
I Jazz at Maxies Maxies Bistro. West Nicolson Street, 667 0845. 8.30pm—midnight. Background music in bar/restaurant.
I Shore Music Shore Bar. The Shore, Leith. 9pm. 553 5080. Live jazz. check venue for details.
THURSDAY 15 Glasgow
I Wendy Wetherby and Spike Wright Blackfriars. Bell Street, Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. Contemporary guitar and vocal duo.
I Bill Flnlayson Baby Grand. Elmbank
36 The List 9 — 22 February 1990