I Bill Flnlayson Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. Charing Cross. 248 1942. Piano bar music from 8.30pm.
I Jan Night Boswell Hotel. Mansion House Road. Langside. 632 9674. 8pm. Trumpeter George Ogllvle leads Trad and Dixie night.
I Hideaway Blues Band Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. Blues/soul band in regular spot.
I Swing '90 Mail Shovel. Cockburn Street. 9pm. Django-inspired swing quartet.
I Makln' Waves Cafe L'Odeon. George W Bridge. 9.30pm. Free. Saxman Bill Simpson leads five-piece trad outfit.
I Louisiana Ragtime Band Navaar House Hotel. Mayfield Gardens. 667 2828. Evening.
I Bootsie Tootsie Blues Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Rockin‘ blues from regulars.
WEDNESDAY 23 Glasgow
I Lenny Pickett and the Borneo Horns Renfrew Ferry. Clyde Place 227 5511. 8.30pm. Legendary r'n‘b horn player links up with the Borneo Horns for four nights to produce a unique fusion of Latin.funk and swing. See Mayfest Listings.
I Sandy Taylor/Alex Moore Duo Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221 61 12. 8.30pm. 50p. Bar. Mainstream piahoand guitar residency.
I Casi of 10008 Bonham‘s. 194 Byres Road. 357 3424. lllpm—midnight. Late bar plus jazz.
I Linda Fletcher Trio Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. Merchant City 5525924. Singer-led mainstream jazz.
I Charlie Proppa Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. Charing Cross. 248 1942. Piano bar music from 8.30pm.
I Ah Um ()‘l lenry's. 445 Great Western Road. 339 1275. 9pm. Free. Latin-tinged electric quintet.
I Spanky Davis Quartet Orwell Lodge Hotel. 29 Polwarth 'l‘erracc.229 1044. 7.45pm. ()utsize American trumpeter Spanky has become an established favourite at the Edinburgh Jazz Festival in recent years. and will be worth catching on this short tour with a trio led bythe accomplished London-based pianist Brian Lemon. Tickets £5.
I George Penman’s Jazzmen Fairmile lnn. Biggar Road 445 4087 9—12pm. Popular Dixieland outfit strut their stuff.
I III 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 Jazzbase Cafe Acanthus. Waverley Bridge. 556 2358. 9pm—1am. Free. A new mid-week residency for this ﬂexible contemporary jazz quintet led by drummer Bill Kyle. plus a variable line-up drawn from the best of the younger (and one or two not-so-young) local musicians. I Charlie McNaIr's Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Trumpeter McNair leads well-established Dixieland outfit.
I Jazz at Marries Maxies Bistro. West Nicolson Street. 6670845. 8.30pm—midnight. Background music in bar restaurant.
I Shore Music Shore Bar. The Shore. Letth. 9pm. 553 5080. Live jazz.check venue for details.
THURSDAY 24 Glasgow
I Ronnie Scott Renfrew Ferry. Clyde Place. 227 5511. 11.30pm. The grandold man of Soho jazz takes to the road onthe 30th anniversary of the opening ofhis club. Three nights of his sax-led quartet. See Mayfest Listings.
I Lenny Pickett and the Borneo Horns Renfrew Ferry. Clyde Place 227 5511. 8.30pm. See Wed 23.
I Bill FInlayson Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. Charing Cross. 248 1942. Piano bar music from 9pm.
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 George Penman's Janmen Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. Dixieland from 8.30—10.50pm.
I The Jazz Masters Westbury Hotel. St John's Road. 316 4166. Trad five-piece led by bassist Graham Blamire.
I Templehall Stampers Temple Hotel. Esplanade. Joppa. 669 4264. Evening Trad and Dixie residents.
I Phil Bancroft Trio St James Oyster Bar. Calton Street. 557 2925. 9pm. Jazzy sounds.
I Makin' Waves Oblomoy's. Bank Street 220 0054. 9pm. Free. Saxman Bill Simpson leads five-piece trad outfit.
I Tiny Crockett and the Rockets Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm. Bluesmen who obviously have poetic souls.
I Baroda Swing Maxies Bistro. West Nicolson Street. 9pm. Female vocalist in a trio with violin. guitar and percussion. 30s and 405 classics with some modern soul
I Shore Music Shore Bar. The Shore. Leith. 9pm. 553 5080. Live jazz. check venue for details.
I The Blues Brothers Band King'sTheatre. Bath Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. Featured in the smash movie. the band assembled by Jake and Elwood hit the road wsadly without their mentors — to present their own rhythm and blues revue. See Mayfcst Listings.
I Bonnie Scott Renfrew Ferry. ('lydc Place. 227 5511.11.30pm.See Thurs 24. I Lenny Pickett and the Borneo Horns Renfrew Ferry. Clyde Place 227 5511. 8.30pm. See Wed 23.
I Charlie Proppa Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. Charing Cross. 248 1942. Piano bar music from 8.30pm.
I Ah Urn Cafe Barbizon. 40 High Street 5520707. Free. 9.30pm. Electricjazz.
I Bo Weevil Blackfriars. 36 Bell St. Merchant City 552 5924. Electric r'n‘b.
I George Penman's Jazzmen State Bar. Holland Street 332 2159. 9L 12pm. Popular Glasgow Dixielanders.
I Bop Till You Drop Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 9pm—2am. Part of the week-long Paisley Festival this late-night rave features The Brasshoppers plus Edinburgh smoothies Thai Swing Thang. The bar stays open till lam and tickets cost £5. Cheap at half the price.
I Hideaway Blues Band McSorleys. Jamaica Street 221 8499. 8.30pm. Blues/soul in regular spot.
I Bootsies Duo Globe. West Port. 229 4553. 9pm. Free. Yer rockin‘ blues.
I Alpha Jan Ouartet Ellersley House Hote1.Ellersley Road. Corstorphine. 337 6888. 8—11pm.
I Memphis Ducks Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm. Blues.
I Bonnie Scott Renfrew Ferry. Clyde Place. 227 5511. 11.30pm. See Thurs 24. I Lenny Pickett and the Borneo Horns Renfrew Ferry. Clyde Place 227 5511. 8.30pm. See Wed 23.
I The Shelter 7 Renfrew Court. off Renfrew Street. 332 6231 . 8pm—round midnight. New regular venue.
cafe/bar/theatre. Tonight. the drummer-led Bill Kyle Oulntet display the cream of Edinburgh's jazz musicians.
I George Penman's Jazzman Carnegie‘s. 142 Vincent Street. Afternoon Dixieland session.
I George McGowan Orchestra Chubby Chesters. 1781ngram Street. 552 0876. 2—5pm. Free. The Big Band repertoire. I Wollgang Blackfriars. 36 Bell St, Merchant City 552 5924. Blues outﬁt.
I Perdldo Rock Garden. Queen Street. 221 2200. 3—5.30pm. Mainstreamjazz. I Charlie Proppa Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. Charing Cross. 248 1942. Piano bar music from 8.30pm.
I Dave McLelIan's Jazz Oulnlel Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. Trad in the afternoon.
I Bill Fanning Orchestra Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 2216112. 2pm. Glenn Miller sounds from resident band. Non-members £1.
I Tommy Hulcup's Jazz Band Rolls Royce Club. Paisley Road 4490684. 1.30—4pm Regulars on the trad scene in afternoon residency.
I Louis Sclavis Quartet Queens Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 7.45pm. £6,£4. Organised by the French Institute. a rare chance to hear one of Europe‘s ﬁnest exponents of improvised jazz. Reedsman Sclavin specializes in a unique brand of high intensity. ferocious and inspirational work in conjunction with his quartet, and has gained due recognition across Europe as a result.
I Plattorrn 1 Caledonian Hotel. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 12.30—2pm. Superb mainstream pianist Alex Shaw leads his trio at lunchtime. and Blueiinger provide R'n‘B in the evening.
I Dr MacJazz Basin Street. Haymarket. 8.30pm. Free. Popular trad six-piece residency.
I Toto and the Jan Bostons Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 225 2078. Free. Afternoon session.
SUNDAY 27 Glasgow
I Strathclyde Youth Jazz Orchestra Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 2216112. Performing under the distinguished direction of Bobby Wishart. Non-members £1 . Followed at 8pm by South American classical guitarist Jorge Morel.
I The Brasshoppers The Arches. Midland Street 204 3993. 9.30pm. Liverpool band delivering a lively. danceable fusion of Latin. jazz and funkin the cafe-bar. £1 .
I Ah Urn 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.Jazz from Dave Batchelor in the bar.
I Casi ol 1 .000 Bonham‘s. 194 Byrcs Road. 357 3424. lilpm—midnight. Late bar plus jazz.
I George Penman's Jazzmen Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. Dixieland from 8.30—10.50pm.
I Capital Jan Band Crest Hotel. ()uecnsferry Road. 332 2442. 2-5pm.
I Barony Jazz Barony Bar. Broughton Street. 557 0546. 830—] lpm. Songsfrom Melanie O'Beilly with guitarist Francis Cowan.
I lpanema ()blomov‘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 newlunchtime slot — plus special guest Nigel Clarke. Hue & Cry guitarist.
I Fay Lovey/Danny Dorian Cramond Brig Hotel. Queensferry Road. 3394350
2.30—5pm. Jazz trio‘s afternoon spot.
MONDAY 28 Glasgow
I Glllespie’s 26 Cheapside Street. off Broomielaw. 221 7704. 9pm. KitCarey’s Jazz Band serve up trad/New Orleans/mainstream.
I Bobby Dean’s Jazz Quartet Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. Mostly trad from 8.30—10.50pm.
I East Coast Jazz Band Blue Lagoon. Angle Park Terrace. 337 9922. Evening. 9pm—midnight. Resident trad band.
I Nobody's Business Bannerman's. Niddrie Street. 556 3254. 9pm. Friendly blues band.
I Le Jazz Hot Maxies Bistro, West Nicolson Street. 667 0845. 9pm---midnight. 1930‘s style small swing band in regular spot.
TUESDAY 29 Glasgow
I Bobby Wishart Group Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9pm. Free. Top flight bop and fusion saxman.
I Bill Flnlayson Baby Grand. lilmbank Gardens. Charing Cross. 248 1942. Piano bar music from 8.30pm.
I Best In Blue Studio Bar. Shuttle Street. Paisley. 889 6867. 9.30pm. Power blues
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