who brought you the Starsky and Hutch theme tune. See Mayfest Listings.

I Strathciyde Youth Jazz Orchestra Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221 61 12. Performing under the distinguished direction of Bobby Wishart. Non-members £1. Followed at 8pm by American pianist and vocalist Ellyn Rucker. who emerged on the Denver club scene in the early 19805. and has gone on to tour widely in Europe.

notably with saxophonist Spike Robinson.

always a popular visitor to the Society himself. £4 (£2.50).

I George McKay Band Joe‘s Garage Restaurant. Bank Street. 3395407. 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 quintet with Filipino sax.

I Paisley Arts Jazz Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 12.30pm. Free. Early outing for the George McKay Band- bassist and composer leads an inventive contemporary four-piece who are not afraid to take chances.

I George Penman's Jazzmen Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. Dixieland 8.30—10.50pm.

I Linda Fletcher OuartetTruants Bar. 201—207 Hope Street. 332 1469. Free.


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

I Barony Jazz Barony Bar. Broughton Street, 557 0546. 830-1 1pm. Songs from Melanie O'Reilly with guitarist Francis Gowan.

I lpanema Oblomov‘s. The Mound. 220 0054. 9pm. Free. Jazzy regulars.

I The Climax Jazz Band Glencairn Hotel. Royal Circus. 225 5218. 5—7pm. Resident New Orleans jazz.

I Cale Acanthus Waverley Bridge. 556 2358. 12.30—3pm. Drummer Bill Kyle leading a resident trio in a new lunchtime slot plus special guest.

I Fay Levey/Danny Dorian Cramond Brig Hotel. Queensferry Road. 339 4350 2.30—5pm. Jazz trio‘s afternoon spot.

MONDAY 14 Glasgow

I The Blues Band City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Poppy blues and r‘n‘b from Paul Jones and the lads. See Mayfest Listings. I Marion Montgomery and Richard Rodney Bennett Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. 227 5511. 8pm. American singer and multi-talcnted musician combine fora programme of Gershwin. Cole Porter. Berlin ct al. See Mayfest Listings.

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

I Bobby Dean’s Jan Quartet Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. Mostly trad from 8.30—10.50pm.

I Cast ol 1 .000 Bonham‘s. 194 Byres Road. 357 3424. 10pm—midnight. Late bar plus jazz.


I Dr Feelgood Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm. Veterans of the pub circuit. who hit the heights some years ago. but are still pumping out the R‘n‘B grooves.

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

I Robody’s Business Bannerman's. Niddrie Street. 556 3254. 9pm. Friendly blues band.

I Le Jazz Rot Maxies Bistro, West Nicolson Street. 667 0845. 9pm—midnight. 1930‘s style small swing band in regular spot.

TUESDAY 1 Glasgow I Axel Zwingenberger Renfrcw Ferry.

Clyde Place. 227 5511. 6pm. Authentic boogie-woogie piano from German who has worked with American luminaries like Big Joe Turner. See Mayfest Listings.

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 Dixieland night.

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

I Perdido Satchmo‘s. Battlefield Road. 9pm. Mainstream and Latin jazz.


I Mattin' Waves Cafe L‘Odeon. George [V Bridge. 9.30pm. Free. Saxman Bill Simpson leads five-piece trad outfit.

I Swing ’90 Malt Shovel, Cockburn Street. 9pm. Hot Clubfoursome.

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

I Rootsle Tootsie Blues Band Preservation Hall, Victoria Street, 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Rockin‘ blues from regulars.

WEDNESDAY 16 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 At Fairweather and The Sundowners Youngs Hotel. Leamington Terrace. 229 6481. 8.30pm. Veteran trumpet star‘s weekly blow.

I Charlie Mctlair's Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. Evening. Edinburgh band leader and trumpeter.

I Jamase Cafe Acanthus. Waverley Bridge. 556 2358. 9pm—1am. Free. Contemporary jazz quintet. led by drummer Bill Kyle plus a variable line-up of local musicians.

I Shore Music Shore Bar. The Shore. Leith. 9pm. 553 5080. Live jazz. check venue for details.

THURSDAY 17 Glasgow

I Bill Finlayson Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. Charing Cross. 248 1942. Music from 9pm.

I George Penman's Jazzmen Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. Dixieland from 8.30—10.50pm.

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 Wendy Wetherby Blackfriars. Bell Street. Merchant City. 9pm. Well-regarded jazz singer.


I The Jan Masters Westbury Hotel. St John‘s Road. 316 4166. Trad five-piece led by bassist Graham Blamire.

I Wendy Weiherby Northern Bar. Howard Place. Canonmills. 9pm. Free. Spike's away in California for a while. but the band soldiers on.

I Templehall Stompers Temple Hotel. Esplanade. Joppa. 669 4264. Evening. Trad and Dixie residents.

I aeroda Swing Maxies Bistro. West Nicolson Street. 9pm. Trio plus singer play 30s and 405 classics with some

mode rn soul jazz.

I Cellar N01 1 Chambers Street. 2204298. Jan Therapy fronted by singer Annie McNichol.



I Girvan Folk Festival Glasgow

I Rowantree Folk Club Rowantree Inn. By Uddingston Cross. Uddingston. 9—11.45pm. £1.50. Singaround.

I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. 9pm. £3. Always busy.


I Evening of South American Music Filmhouse. Lothian Road. 8pm. £3.50 (£3). Songs of love and exile. and contemporary Latin American classical guitar pieces from Carlos Arredondo and Galo Ceron. Also local guest musicians.

I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 9pm. Gael‘s bar. Accordion and guitar

I Royal Oak Infirmary Street. 9pm till late. Alan Hunter.


I Glrvan Folk Festival


I Mayiesi. See separate Listings.

I Whistlebinkies and Arthur Johnstone Friendship House. 8 Belmont Crescent. Kelvinbridge. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Telephone booking 339 3008 or at door. Promoted by the Scotland USSR Society. The Whistlebinkies. the most artful of Scottish traditional bands. featuring pipes. harp. fiddle. flute. concertina and drum. have another album on the way from Claddagh records. Arthur’s big voice. singing a song in Scots. was once at the top ofthe East German charts.

I West Coast Band Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. Session. mainly Irish instrumental traditional music in the bar. Afternoon.

I Scotia Folk Scotia Bar. 112 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 8.30pm. Live music.

I Porters Music Porters Lounge Bar. 292 Sauchiehall Street. 12.30pm. Folk song and guitar duo

I Reilan Jessie's 374 Galiowgate. Evening. Live band.

I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. 9.30pm. £3. Busy weekly dance.


I West End Hotel Palmerston Place. 9pm. Accordion/fiddle/guitar in the West Highlander's favourite bar.

I Royal Oak 1nfirmary Street. 9pm till late. Alan Hunter.


I Girvan Folk Festival


I Mayfest. See separate Listings.

I Black Bull Folk Black Bull Hotel. Milngavie. 8pm. Membership £3.50.

I Singaround Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. 2-4pm. Free. Regular session.

I Park Bar Argyll Street. near Kelvin Park. informal session in Highlander's pub.


I Youngs Music Club Leamington Terrace. 9pm. £1.501nfo 447 6187. Live acoustic music. Bluegrass and more from Ian Sharp and Phil Waltes.

I Music at L’Attache Basement of Rutland Hotel. West End of Princes Street. 9.30pm—12.30am. Free. Live band.

I L'Odeon George 1V Bridge. 8.30pm.

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