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I Dutch Swing College Band John Wright Sports Centre. East Kilbride. 03552

48669. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). The only

Scottish date for the resilient Dutch Swing 2 College Band. who will continue to bring their brand oftraditional jazz to audinces : all over Europe. despite the death oftheir 1 only remaining founder-member. Peter ; Schilperoort. See preview. '

TUESDAY 23 Glasgow

I Danny Thompson's Whatever Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street, 227 5511. 8pm. £6; concessions on door ifavailable. I Whatever‘s eclectic mix of jazz. folk and j rock draws on their leader‘s wide experience. See preview.

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I Danny Thompson’s Whatever Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8.30pm. £6.50»£5: concessions on door ifavailable. See Tuesday 23.


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I Courtney Pine with the Paradise Reggae Band Queen's Hall. Clerk Street.668 2019. 8.30pm. £7.50/£6. The saxophonist brings his soul/funk/ reggae outfit to Scotland for the first time. Support comes from the Kevin MacKenzle Trio. led by the John Rae Collective's excellent young guitarist. See preview.

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I Just A Catchy Little Tune Henry Wood Hall. Claremont Street. Tickets: 227 551 1. 8.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Porter and Gershwin classics are among the arrangements as Cappella Nova go popular for the evening.

THURSDAY 2 i Edinburgh

I The Freetime Jass Band Orwell Lodge Hotel. 29 Polwarth Tcrrace.5571642. 8pm—l 1.30pm. Members £3; non-members £5. The Edinburgh Jazz Club present another traditional jazz outfit from Holland. where the music clearly has a strong tradition (see Friday 19). The Freetime Jass Band are even more anachronistic than most. choosing to

hold on to the original. short-lived spelling ofjazz. and toeing a strictly authentic early jazz line.


Note: Pub gigs are subject to irequent changes. and checking with the venue may be advisable. Musicians and/or venues are asked to let us know it information is inaccurate or out oi date. or it your gig is not listed. See under Rock tor all Blues gigs.



I Basement Club and BlacktriarsJan Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. Club 10pm—1.30am (no admission after 1 1.30pm). £2.50including buffet. The Basement Club is a jazz club operating in the basement ofa well-established pub venue with a good record for supporting jazz. Artists will vary from week to week. Music in the upstairs bar will continue as before. again with a variety of performers. and may include some blues as well as jazz.

I Johnny Scobie's London Road. 552 3204. 8.30pm. Free. Live Jazz with Another Hairdo on 26 April.

I Kurt Wylie Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. Charing Cross. 248 4942. 9pm. Free. Mainstream piano.

I Glasgow Rhythm Club Unitarian Church. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.45pm. Discussion and music on record. New members are always welcome. Details from Jim Henderson on 334 4225 or Bill Winter on 944 4402.


I Society Session Society of Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. 221 61 12. 2pm. £1. Traditional blowing session.

I Another Hairdo Cafe Drummond. St Vincent Street. 221 6636. l—5pm. Free. Saxophone and piano duo.

I George Penman's Jazzmen Carnegie's. 142 St Vincent Street. 226 3833. 1.30pm. Free. Traditional.

I Bobby Deans Quintet Curlers. 256 Byres Road. 334 1284. 3pm. Free. Mainstream. plus guests.

I George McGowan Orchestra Chubby Chesters. 178 Ingram Street. 5520876. 2—5pm. Free. Mainstream big band.

I Another Hairdo The Brasserie. West Nile Street. 8pm. Free. Mainstream to modern duo.

I Kurt Wylie Baby Grand. Elmbank Gardens. Charing Cross. 248 4942. 9pm. Free. Mainstream piano.


I Paisley Arts Jazz The Bar. Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 12.30pm. Free. Artists change weekly. Check with venue for details.

I Nigel Clark. Chick Lyall and Andy Mitchell Prima Vera Restaurant & Ventura Cafe Bar. 50—60 King Street. 552 1388. Noon. Free. Excellent guitar. piano and bass combination.

I Big Band Session Society ofMusicians. 73 Berkeley Street. 221 61 12. 2pm. £1. The excellent Strathciyde Youth Jazz Orchestra alternate with the Tim Barella Big Band.

I Trilogy Princes Square. 2—4pm. Laid back afternoon jazz on Sunday 28only. I Ah Um Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. Free. Electric quintet.

I George Penman's Jazzmen Curlers. 256 Byres Road. 334 1284. 8pm. Free. Traditional.

I Snakeskin Shimmy Johnny Scobie‘s. London Road. 552 3204. 8.30pm. Free. Swing. blues and folk trio.


I Bobby Deans Quartet Curlers. 256 Byres Road. 334 1284. 8.30pm. Free. Mainstream. plus guests.

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