I About Time Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. Free. Modern mainstream jazz quartet.

I Charlie Proopa 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. This week More Big Band Discoveries and Some Trumpets Too with John Parkes.

I Ah Um Barbizon. 40 High Street. 552 0707. Free. 9.30pm. Latin-inflected electric jazz.

I George Penman's Jazzmen State Bar. Holland Street. 332 2159. 9—12pm. Popular Glasgow Dixielanders. now featuring Alex Dalgleish on trumpet.

I Hideaway Blues Band McSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 8.30pm. Blues/soul in regular spot.


I Carol Kltltl Trio Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8.30pm. £7.50 (£6). Britain‘s best mainstream-into-jazz singer unveils a new trio. See Preview.

I The Wizard 01 Jazz Edinburgh College of Art. Lauriston Place 229 9311. Unusual item this- T.N.T. present a‘bar-room black comedy with jazz‘. a theatrical piece about racism. imperialism and the American Dream. Lots of music. from Hollywood standards to contemporary jazz.featuring ace trombonist John Kenny and friends on sole UK appearance before a Russian tour.

I Bootsles Duo Globe. West Port. 229 4553. 9pm. Free. Yer rockin‘ blues.

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



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 The Ronnie Balier Quintet plays modern/bebop. Admission price varies according to performance.

I Bill Fanning Orchestra Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221 6112. 2.00pm. Glenn Miller sounds from resident band. Non-members £1. Followed by St Patrick‘s Night Party at 8pm ceilidh band Clachnacuddln are playing. and there will be jazz from the Society Quartet. Admission £2.50.

I George Penman's Jazzmen Carnegie’s. 142 Vincent Street. 226 3833. Afternoon session from the popular Glasgow Dixielanders.

I Perdldo Rock Garden. Queen Street. 221 2200. 3—5.30pm. Mainstreamjazz.

I George McGowan Orchestra Chubby Chesters. 178 lngram Street. 5520876. 2-5pm. Free. 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 Dave McLellan's Jazz Ouintet Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. 12.30pm. Trad/Dixie in the afternoon.

I Tommy llulcup's Jazz Band Rolls Royce Club. Paisley Road. 449 0684. 1.30—4pm Regulars on the trad scene in afternoon residency.


I Cauld Blast Orchestra Assembly Rooms. George Street. Edinburgh. 8.30pm.

Tickets £3 (£2.50) on door. Uncategorisable mixture of jazz. folk. classical and just about anything else from the Jock Tamson‘s Bairns musicians. See Preview.

I Toto and the Jazz Bostons Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 225 2078. 2-4pm. Free. Regular afternoon session.

I Piatlorm1 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. minus Woodrow Wilson. but still giving out the goods.

I Dr MacJazz Basin Street . Haymarket. 8.30pm. Free. Popular trad six-piece residency.


I Cauld Blast Orchestra Riverside Club. Clyde Street. Glasgow. 8.30pm. Tickets £3 (£2.50) on door. Jazz. folk. classical— you name it. See Preview.

I Tim Barella Big Band Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 2216112. Non-members£l. 2.30pm. Followed at 8pm by A Tribute to Django Reinhardt —an impressive collection of local musicians. including Blll McGurlr and Trevor Foster. working their way through Reinhardt‘s playlist. Admission £1.50.

I George McKay Band Joe‘s Garage Restaurant, Bank Street. 339 5407. 8—10pm. Free. Acoustic modern jazz duo of double-bass and guitar in regular spot. I Ah Um Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. Merchant City, 552 5924. 9pm. Laid-back electric quintet.

I Comedy Jazz Night The Bankhouse. Gilmore Street. Paisley. 848 7108. 8.30—10.45pm. A wild session. featuring Bob Watson amongst others. improvising and interacting- a battle of the saxes. The afternoon session. 12.30—2pm. features a lunchtime gig from The Micky Deans Ouartet.

I George Penman’s Jazzmen Curlers. Byres Road, 334 1284. Popular Glasgow Dixielanders from 8.30—10. 50pm.

I Paisley Arts Jazz Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 12.30pm. Free. Jazz from The Bill Wells Band in the bar.


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

I Ian Carlton Band Oblomov‘s. Bank Street, 220 0054. 9pm. Free. To be confirmed.

I Barony Jazz Barony Bar. Broughton Street. 557 0546. Live band. 8.30—11pm. I The Spirits ol Rhythm Stair Arms Hotel. Pathhead 0875 320277 1-4pm. Sunday afternoon New Orleans.

I The Climax Jazz Band Glencairn Hotel. Royal Circus. 225 5218. 5—7pm. New Orleans jazz from tendentiously titled residents.

MONDAY 26 Glasgow

I Glllesple's 26 Cheapside Street . off Broomielaw. 221 7704. 9pm. KitCarey’s Jazz Band serve up trad/New Orleans/mainstream.

I Bobby Dean’s Jazz Ouartet Curlers, Byres Road. 334 1284. Mostly modern from 8.30—10.50pm.


I East Coast Jazz Band Blue Lagoon. Angle Park Terrace, 337 9922. Evening. 9pm—midnight. Resident trad band.

I Le Jazz llot Maxies Bistro. West Nicolson Street. 667 0845. 9pm-midnight. Resident 19305-style small swing band.

TUESDAY 27 Glasgow I Bobby Wishart Group Halt Bar. 160

Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free. Top flight bop and fusion saxman.

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 Ogilvie leads Trad and Dixie night.

I Hideaway Blues Band Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. Blues/soul band in regular spot.


I Bonnie Bae Project The Merlin. Morningside Road. Edinburgh. Music starts 8pm. £4 (£3) on door. Pianist Ronnie Jr leads an electric band ‘based on jazz funk with elements from bebop and modern‘ on a short Jazz Network tour. See Preview.

I Swing ‘90 Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. 9pm. Django-inspired swing quartet. with Dick Lee on reeds and Spike Wright on lead guitar.

I Makin' Waves Oblomov‘s. Bank Street 2200054. 9pm. Free. Five-piece trad outfit sending them wild.

I Louisiana Ragtime Band Navaar House Hotel. Mayficld Gardens. 667 2828. Evening.

I Bootsle Tootsie Blues Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 225 2078. 9.30pm. Free. Rockin‘ blues from regulars.

WEDNESDAY 28 Glasgow

I Sandy Taylor/Alex Moore Duo Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221 6112. 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 Ah Um O‘Henry‘s. 445 Great Western Road. 339 1275. 9pm. Free. Latin-tinged electric quintet.


I Homewood-Flossmoor High School Band St Brides Centre, Orwell Terrace. 346 1405. Two performances only. at 1.30pm and 7.30pm. from this highly-acclaimed 70-piece (extremely) big band from lllinois. Their wide-ranging repertoire embraces Broadway hits. classic big band sounds. American marching pieces and traditional British tunes thrown in for good measure. This is the stuff they play at every street parade in the US. butover here it‘s a bit unique. £1 (50p).

I George Penman's Jazzmen Fairmile Inn. Biggar Road. 445 4087. 9—12pm. Popular Dixieland outfit strut their stuff.

I AI Fairweather and The Sundowners Young‘s Hotel. Leamington Terrace . 229 6481 . 8.30pm. Veteran trumpet star‘s weekly blow with the local trad crew.

I Charlie McNalr's Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street, 225 2078. 9.30pm. Free. Trumpeter McNair leads well-established 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. 553 5080. 9pm. Live jazz. check venue for details.

THURSDAY 29 Glasgow

I Ronnie Bae Prolect Curlers. Byres Road. Glasgow. Music begins 8pm. £4 (£3). Pianist Ronnie Jr leads an electric band 'based on jazz funk with elements from bebop and modern‘ on a short Jazz Network tour. See Preview.

I Wendy Wetherby and Spike Wright Blackfriars. Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. Contemporary guitar and vocal duo.

I Blll Flnlayson Baby Grand, Elmbank Gardens. Charing Cross. 248 1942. Piano bar music from 9pm.




Young Scots keyboard star showcases new group.

TUESDAY 27th MARCH - EDINBURGH Merlin Lounge o Morningside Road Doors open 7.30pm - Music begins 8pm Tickets £4/£3 concessions

WEDNESDAY 28th MARCH - DUNDEE Tay Hotel - Whitehall Crescent Doors open 7.30pm - Music begins 8pm Tickets £4/£3 concessions

THURSDAY 29th MARCH - GLASGOW Curlers - Byres Road Doors open 7.30pm - Music begins 8pm Tickets £4/£3 concessions

To reserve tickets telephone 041 248 5228

Subsidised by the Scortish Arts Comm"


The List 23 March - 5 April 199035