turn in an ecstatic (no pun intended) set if the mood takes them — much the same as . they‘ve always done. Their problem. if i one exists. isn‘t going to be hangingonto die-hard fans. but extracting new ones
from a generation who‘d rather listen to
The Stone Roses — and don't tell me those Mancunian rascals weren't inﬂuenced by
the Mary Chain in their formative years. Still. why pretend to be Bob Dylan when
you could pretend to be The Who.
I The Second Coming St Rollox
Locomotive Works. Springburn. 8.30pm. £6.60 (£3.60) Tickets available from
major record stores or postally from
Regular Music_. PO Box 77. (i1’() Edinburgh. credit card bookings on 041
227 5511 and reservations on 041 552 5413. Fifth night ofeight. See cover feature.
I The Hallelujah Men King 'I’ut‘s Wah with Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279.
10pm. £4. Granted the Glaswegian sotilftil pop sound is popular. bill you won‘t catch
me boogieing on down here for love nor money.
I Hardline Studio 55. Bruce 1 lotel.
Cornwall Street. Fast Kilbride. 035522 9771 . 8pm. £2. As far as 1 can gather. Hardline are the Precious ( )rganisation‘s ' first foray into the heavier rock field. They play soft rock in the Foreigner Journey tradition. I Rollin' Joe and the Jets \'ie (are.
Glasgow School of Art. 167 Renfrew
Street. 332 9797. 9.30pm. £2. Rockin‘ otit
in a traditional kind of way for students ; and guests at this Freshers” Week bash.
I HMS The Shelter. 7 Renfrew (‘ourt. 332 6231. 10pm. Free. KLF. l.F(). . .where will it all end‘.’ No prizes for guessing what kind of music this lot favour.
I Dedicated Misfits Halt Bar. loo Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
IWilly Logan ()uthouse. 1155(‘athcart i Road. 6490184. 10pm. Free.
I Big George and the Business Studio, 12 Shuttle Street. Paisley. 889 (i867. 9.45pm. Free. Residency. I Jam 22 Minstrels. (i6 Broomielaw. 204 ' 3698. 9.30pm. Free. With Kicks and As Bold As Love.
I Magnum Playhouse Theatre. ('rreensidc Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £9. £8. Once more. Magnum ltig their Marshall stacks on to the Playhouse stage and crank them up to eleven. Perhaps this venue‘s riiost fret uent visitors.
I The Frankie Miller Band Venue. ( ~altoii Road. 557 3073. See Wed 12.
I Excellent Rain ( iltitw. \Vest Port . 32‘) 4553. 9pm. Free. Since their days as Swing Shift. they've altered their line-up and sound. and have their debut single in the shops now.
I The Rivals Negoclaiits. l.otliian Street. 225 6313. 9.45pm. free. See Fri 31.
IThe Sheepdogs Preservation 1 tall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. free. I Pete Jagger St James ( )y’ster Bar . ( allon Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Blues.
I Las Filipinas BB's Basement Bar. Barony Street (oil Broughtoii Street 1. 556 8240. 5 7pm.8 11pm l‘ree. Residency. every night except Sunday See t‘fl 31
I Live music 1 .cadliclly is. South ( ‘lerk Street,6624731 10pm l'lee
52'lhe list 31 August 1 3Septeiiiliel'1990
FRIDAY 31 Glasgow
I Kurt Wylie Baby Grand. lilmbank (iardens. (’haring Cross. 248 4942. Jazz piano vocalist from 10pm.
I Friday Jazz Blackfriars. 3o Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924.
I Hideaway Blues Band McSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 8.30pm. Blues soul in regular spot.
I Don Cherry's Multiltulti a. Tom Bancroft Orchestra ()ueen's Hall. Clerk Street. litlinbtirgh. 668 2019. 7.30pm. £8.50. £7. Superb dotrble bill ofcontemporary jazz to end the TDK Round Midnight series. with trumpeter ( ‘hcrry's excellent new quartet and the premiere performance ofTom Bancroft's SA(' commission. Not tobe missed. See Preview.
I Brilliant Corner(‘;iie (‘ostc. Robertson's (lose, (‘owgate. 557 6849. Final weekend at the jazz cafe. featuring a breakfast session w ith Pepe Le Moko (admission
free ). lunchtime sets from singers Anita Kelsey and Juwon 12. 15pm. £3 (£2)); evening sessions with the excellent
Bammie nose Quartet and Anita Kelsey
7pm. £5 (£4). and a late night jam session from 1 1 .30pm until 2am. £4 (£2).
I Craig McMurdo in That Swing Thang Return to the Jive (’afc. Fringe Club. Teviot Row. Bristo Square. 2265257. 8.45pm. £5 (£4). Jump jive and snazzv suits from the popular swingoutfit. '
I Little Eye Bedlam Theatre. Forrest Road. 225 9893. 12.15am. £3(£2).
l.oiitlon ia/z quintet yy rtli strong ethnic riiusie influences.
I Freddie King & The Bill Kyle Trio Burlington Bertie's. '1 anti Street. 229 8659 8.30pm l-ree. (irooye ( )rehestra singer Freddie King 111 a more modern setting \\llt1 drummer Bill Kyle. pltis surprise guests.
I Modulation .‘ylcls'rrdy 's. Assembly
Street. leilli. 553 MM. 9pm. Piano-led jazz. I ROOTSlBS DUO ( ilttt‘c‘. \Vest Port. 22‘) 4553. 9pm. 1 rec. Roekin‘ blur-s I Alpha Jazz Quartet l- llersley l louse Hotel. 19 llelsley Road. ( ‘orstorplline. 337 (N88. 8 11pm
SATURDAY 1 ' Glasgow ;
I PaisleyJazz Festival Paisley Arts
Centre. New Street. 887 1010. Jazz swing . from The Brasshoppersspm.£311.15“): : I Mark Crook's Swinging Ninepiece l ()‘l lenry‘s Bar . Great Western Road. 339 1275. 9pm. The name says it all.
I Bill Fanning Orchestra Socretyol Mtisieians. Berkeley Street. 221 o] 12. 2pm. (ilenn Miller sounds from resident band. Nori-nieriibers £1
I George Penman‘s Jazzmen ( ‘arnegie's, l4: St Vincent Street. 2265333. Afternoon Dixie session.
I George McGowan Orchestra ( ‘liulihy (‘hesters. 178 Ingram Street. 552087o.
2-5pm. Free. Drummer-led Glasgow outfit play the classic big band repertoire. I Kurt Wylie Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. Charing Cross. 248 4942. Jazz piano vocalist from 10pm.
I Tommy Hulcup's Jazz Band Rolls Royce Club. Paisley Road. 449 0684. 1.30—4pm. Regulars on the trad scene in afternoon residency.
John‘s. West End. Princes Street. 1pm. £4 (£3). Eclectic mix ofjazz. folk.classical and rock from Scotland On Sunday C ritic’s Award winners.
I Brilliant Corner Cafe Costc. Robertson‘s Close. (‘owgate. 557 6849. Final weekend at the jazz cafe. See Friday fordetails.
I Craig McMurdo in That Swing Thang Return to the Jive Cafe. Fringe Club. Teviot Row. Bristo Square. 2265257. 8.45pm. £5 (£4). Popular jumpjive specialists end their Festival residence.
I Little Eye Bedlam Theatre. Forrest Road. 225 9893. 12. 15am. £3 (£2). London jazz quintet with strong ethnic music influences.
I London Fusion Orchestra The Roxy. Roxburgh Place. 556 6869. 10.30pm. £4 (£3). Youthful sextet dedicated tothe sounds of the early 70s fusion giants.
I Freddie King 8: The Bill lter Trio Burlington Bertie‘s. Tarvit Street. 8.30pm. Free. Groove Orchestra singer Freddie King in a more modern setting with drummer Bill Kyle. plus surprise guests.
I Toto and the Jazz Bostons Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 2—4pm. Free. Regular afternoon session. Followed in the evening by the bluesy sounds of Big George And The Business.
I Modulation McKirdy's. Assembly Street. Leith. 553 6363. 9pm. Piano-led jazz.
I Platform 1 (‘alcdonian Hotel. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 12.30—2pm. Superb mainstream pianist Alex Shaw leads his trio. 1n the evening. The Groove Orchestra.
SUNDAY 2 Glasgow
I New Glasgow Jazz Club The Shelter. Renfrew ('ourt. 332 6231. New lunchtime venue providing jazz in a ‘listcning environment' on a regular basis. it kicks on” with Pieces 0t Nine. a debut fora nine-piece playing classic jazz from lillington to Davis. Membership enquiries to Ziggy [alman on 649 4044. orThe Shelter.
I Ah Um Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. Merchant (‘ityg 552 5924. 9pm. Laid-back electric qtrintet.
I Paisley Jazz Festival Paisley Arts ('entre. New Street. 887 1010. Jazz from the The Bachelors 0t Jazz in the bar at lunchtime.
I Capital Jazz Band (‘rest Hotel. ()uecnsferry Road. 332 2442. 2—5pm.
I Jazz Night ()blomov's. The Mound. 220 0054. 9pm. Free. ('heck venue for details. I The Spirits of Rhythm Stair Arms Hotel. Pathhead. 0875 320277. 1—4pm. New ()rleans.
I The Climax Jazz Band Glencairn Hotel. Royal Circus. 225 5218. 5-7pm. Resident New ()rleans jazz.
MONDAY 3 Glasgow
I Paisley Jazz Festival Paisley Arts (‘entre. New Street. 887 1010. Free
lunchtime jazz from vocalist Sophie Bancroft. followed by Craig McMurdo‘s swinging jivesters That Swing Thang at 8pm. £3 (£1.50).
I Gillespie's 26 Cheapside Street. off Broomielaw. 221 7704. 9pm. KitCarey‘s Jazz Band serve up trad/New Orleans/mainstream.
I Nobody's Business Bannerman‘s. Niddrie Street. 556 3254. 9pm. Friendly blues band.
I East Coast Jazz Band Blue Lagoon, Angle Park Terrace. 337 9922. Evening. 9pm—midnight. Resident trad band.
I Elastic Band The Pavilion. Buckstone Terrace. 445 5584. Resident jazz 9H 1pm.
TUESDAY 4 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 Paisley Jazz Festival Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. henry's Cello in the bar at lunchtime.
I Swing '90 Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. 9pm. Django-inspired swing quartet.
I Brian Kelloclt Trio McKirdy's. Assembly Street. Leith. 553 6363. 9pm. Pianist Kcllock. currently the best we have. leads his trio.
I Makin' Waves Cafe L‘Odeon. George IV Bridge. 2204950. 9.30pm. Free. Saxman Bill Simpson leads five-piece modern jazz outfit. with Donald Corbett on trumpet.
I Jazz Night Oblomov‘s. Mound Place. 2200054. 9pm. Check venue for details. I Louisiana Ragtime Band Navaar l louse Hotel. Mayfield Gardens. 667 2828. Evening.
I Jack Finlay and Kenny Ellis The Shore Bar. Leith. 553 5080. Pianist and bassman in classic jazz repertoire.
I Bootsie Tootsie Blues Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Rockin' blues from regulars.
WEDNESDAY 5 Glasgow
I Sandy Taylor/Alex Moore Duo Society of Musicians. Berkeley Street. 221 61 12. 8.30pm. 50p. Bar. Mainstream pianoand guitar residency.
I Kurt Wylie Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. (.‘haring Cross. 248 4942. Jazz piano from 9pm.
I All Um ()‘chry's. 445 Great Western Road. 339 1275. 9pm. Free. Latin-tinged electric quintet.
I Paisley Jazz Festival Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. Lunchtime jazz from the non Findlay Quartet.
I At Fairweather and The Sundowners Young‘s Hotel. Leamington Terrace. 6481 . 8.30pm. Veteran trumpet star‘s weekly blow with the local trad crew. I Charlie McNair's Band Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Trumpeter McNair leads well-established Dixieland outfit.
I Jazz at Maxies Maxies Bistro. West .N'icolson Street. 6670845. 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 6 Glasgow
I Paisley Jazz Festival Paisley Arts Centre. New Str"et. 887 1010. Freejazz