mus": ROCK & BLUES _
3816.9.31)pm. Rockin' blues and R&B band. incorporating. naturally enough. The Rootsies Duo.
I The Junkyard Angels Pelican. (‘owgate. 335 5413. See Mon.
I Fjaere Nilssen Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 336 3531). 9.3llpm. Sec Sun. I Los Supremas St James ()y stcr Bar. (‘alton Road. 557 3935. 9pm. Rock and blues covers.
I The Mountains Df Holland cooler. beneath The Venue. ('alton Road. ('ooler regulars chill out and jatn.
I The Misfits St James Oyster Bar. (‘alton Road. 557 3935. 9pm. Acoustic female duo. incorporating well-know n (ilaswegian singer.
I Lucian Lee Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 336 3531). 9311pm. 1‘rec.
I Los Supremos Malt Shm el. (‘ockburn Street. 335 6843. Rock and blues covers.
I Red Hat And Blue Platform ()nc. Rutland Street. 33.5 3433. Rock‘n'roll.
I Bluelinger Madogs. (ieorge Street. 225 3408. 9.30pm. See15ri.
I Buy Me An Umbrella St James()y ster Bar. (‘alton Road. 557 3935. 9pm. Spanish rhythms. electric and acoustic guitars.
I Leo Johnson Queen Street ()yster Bar. Queen Street. 336 3531). 9.30pm. Singer recently departed from a w ell-known Edinburgh band goes his own way. Watch out for the soap in the sock.
I The Raotsies Duo Ry rie‘s. 1 laymarket Terrace. 337 7583. See Hi.
I The Idle Poor l.eith Oyster Bar. The Shore. 5546394. 9pm. ('oyers.
I David Valentine and Murray Innes Blue Lagoon. Angle Park Terrace. 3377 9933. 9pm.1"rec.Vocalsandsax.
Light Music is listed by date. then by city. Performances will be listed. subjectto space. provided that details reach our offices at least one week before publication. Light Music Listings compiled by Alastair Mabbott and Fiona Shepherd.
. FRIDAY 14
I Yamaha Music School Showcase ()lu Athenaeum Theatre. Buchanan Street. 333 3333. 7pm. £1 .51) ( £l juvenile). Tickets lrotn the theatre and from Yamaha Music School. St Andrews
1 louse. West Nile Street. 3336474. The school presents its cnd-of-tcrm summer concert. featuring a selection oflight classical and popular tttncs played on clectones (a Yamaha electric organ).
? SATURDAY 15
I Glen Campbell PavilionTheatre. chfield Street. 333 1846. 7pm. £13.51) £11.51) £11).51).
I SDlid Silver 60$ ( ilasgow RoyalConccrt I fall. Sauchiehall Street. 333 3133.
o 31lpm.£11).51)£9.51)£8.51).l‘eaturing quite possibly the most triy ial and unashamedly poppy combos from tl]Cfiil\j l-reddy And lhc Dreamers. The Swinging Blue Jeans and Peter Sal'sletlt. Now allwe nced is 'l he ltcmclocs tor a real night of crmgctsorthy nostalgia.
44‘1 liel N 14 37June 199l
Dates listed below are for one-alt shows: see separate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed. provided that details reach our attices at least one week before publication. Jazz Listings compiled by Kenny Mathiesan.
FRIDAY 14 Glasgow
I The Wasp Factory The Basement (‘lub. Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. Merchant City. 553 5934. (‘1th l1lpm—l.31)am (no admission after 1 1.3(lpm). £3.51)inc. bulfct. The Basetnent ('lub is a jazz club I operating in tlte basement ofa well-establisl’ted pub venue with agood record for supporting modern jazz. This week features The Wasp Factory. anew four-piece band with loss Paterson (keyboards). .\'eil Waldron (guitar). Neil llay (bass) and John llenderson (drums). playinga contemporary jazz-funk in the John SCOT-lClLl“TCllthjitClKCtN-SICPS
Ahead mould. Also see preview.
I Leith Jazz Festival A three-day outburst of mainly traditional jazz begins allover [.cith tonight. All gigs are listed below; unless otherwise stated. lunchtime sessions run from 13.3tl—3pm. and evening ones from 7.31l—1 lpm. Admission toall events is free. On Saturday and Sunday only. the Criterion Parade Band and the Falkirk Faot-Tappers will be out and abottl in the streets between 3~ 4pm.
I Fianna Duncan and The Jack DuflAll-Stars ; ()utdoor Bandstand. The Shore. Lcith. l 7.3l)—l1)pm. l.eading Scottish singer. t noted for her raunchy treatment of traditional jazz and blues.
I West Jesmond Rhythm Kings ()utdoor Bandstand. ('ustom llousc. l.eith. 7.31)—11lpm. 'I'radititmal band from the north of England.
I Jan Swanson Quartet The Tattler. 23 ('ommercial Street. l.eith. 554 9999. Highly regarded mainstream singer.
I George Penman's Jazzmen The Waterfront Wine Bar. 1(‘ Dock Place. Leitb. 554 7437. (ilasgow'sleading Dixieland outfit.
I Dr McJazz Mcls'irdy 's. 43 ASsembly Street. l.eith. 553 6363. Popular traditional band.
I Le Jazz Hot Todd's Tap Room. 43 Bernard Street. l.eith. 554 4133.
I Savoy Jazzmen with Carol Clegg l.eith Oyster Bar. 11) Burgess Street. l.eith. 554 6394. Traditional group from lingland. featttring singer (‘arol ('legg.
I Sylvia Rae Quartet The Ship. 34The Shore. l.eith. 555 0409. Promising young Scottish singer.
I Mike Hart's St Louis Ragtimers McKirdy's.43 Assembly Street. l.eith. 553 6363. Tidinburgh Jazz l‘cstiy aldirector Mike 1 [art leads from the front.
I Brian Carrick Heritage Hall Stampers Port 0’ Lcith Bar . 58 ('onstitution Street. l.eith. 554 3568. More early jazz specialists.
SATURDAY 15 Edinburgh
I George Penman'sJazzmen()utuoor Bandstand. The Shore. l.eith. 8 lllpm. l-‘rec. Lunchtime session features the Louisiana Ragtime Band from 1 4pm.
I Savoy Jazzmen with Carol Clegg ( )ttttloor Bandstand. (‘ustom llouse. l.eith.
".31L- ltlpm. Lunchtime features Brian Carrick Heritage Hall Stampers from
I Fianna Duncan Trio The Tatllcr. 33
1 tonight. bttt saxophonist Paul
Commercial Street'. Leith. 554 9999. Lunchtime features Sylvia Rae Quartet. I West Jesmond Rhythm Kings't‘he Waterfront Wine Bar. 1(' Dock Place.
l.eith. 554 7437. Lunchtime features Savoy
Jazzmen and Carol Clegg.
I Charlie McNair's Jazz Band McKirdy's. 43 Assembly Street. Lcith. 553 6363. Well-established [Edinburgh trad outfit. Lunchtime features WestJesmond Rhythm Kings.
I The Goodbye Look Todd's Tap Room. 43 Bernard Street. l.eith. 554 4133. Young bop to modern quartet. Lunchtime features Fianna Duncan Trio.
I Brian CarricltHeritage Hall Stampers [.eith Oyster Bar. 11) Burgess Street. l.eith. 5546394. Lunchtime features Django-inspired swing quartet Swing '91. I Diplomats at Jazz The Ship. 34The Shore. l.eith. 555 0409. Traditional band. Lunchtime features tnore modern style of Making Waves.
I Ralph Laing Jazzmen with Wendy Weatherby McKirdy's. 43 Assembly Street. Lcith. 553 6363. Traditional outfit plus singer. Lunchtime features piano-led Jack Dutt Band.
I Louisiana Ragtime Band Port ()‘Lcith Bar. 58(‘onstitution Street. l.eith. 554 3568. Traditional. as you doubtless guessed. Lunchtime features The Goodbye Look.
I Warren Vache Society of Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. 331 6] 13. 8pm. £6 (members £4). Mainstream cornet star Warren Vache is always a popular visitor to the Society.
I The Fairer Sax Theatre Royal. 1 lope Street. 331 1334. 7.30pm. £11)--£3. The all-women saxophone trio include a sprinklingot jazz in theiryaried repertoire.
I West Jesmond Rhythm Kings ()utdoor Bandstand. The Shore. l.eith. 7.31)— lllpm. Free. Lunchtime features Savoy Jazzmen with Carol Clegg plus (’rospel service (at 3pm) from 1—4pm.
I Spirits of Rhythm ()utdoor Bandstand. ('ustom 1 louse. l.eith. 'l‘raditional.
7.3tl— 11)pm. Lunchtime features Louisiana Ragtime Band.
I Le Jazz Hat The Tattlcr. 33 (‘ommercial Street. l.eith. 554 9999. Lunchtime features Fianna Duncan Trio.
I Charlie McNair‘s Jazz Band The Waterfront Wine Bar. 1(‘ Dock Place. Lcith. 554 7437. Lunchtime features Dr McJazz.
I Brian Carrick Heritage Hall Stampers N'lcls'irdy's. 43 Assembly Street. l.eith. 553 6363. Lunchtime features Spirits of Rhythm.
I Sylvia Rae Quartet Todd's Tap Room.43 Bernard Street. 1.eith.554 4133. Lunchtime features Swing '91.
I Mike Travis's ER 15 l.eith Oyster Bar. to Burgess Street. l.eith. 554 6394. [Eclectic modern jazz. Lunchtime features Sylvia Rae Quartet.
I Dr McJazz The Ship. 34 The Shore. Leith.5551)41)9. Lunchtime features Brian Carrick Heritage Hall Stampers.
I Jack Duff Band Mcls'irdy ‘s. 43 Assembly Street. l.eith. 553 (i363. Lunchtime features West Jesmond Rhythm Kings.
I Savoy Jazzmen with Carol Clegg Port 0‘ l.eith Bar. 58 (‘onstitution Street. l.eith. 554 3568. Lunchtime session features Diplomats otJazz.
FRIDAY 21 3
I Paul Henderson Quintet The Basement ('lub. Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. Merchant (’ity . 553 5934. 9pm. The Basement (’lub is actually temporarin commandeered by the Folk Festival
Henderson’s Quintet will play in the upstairs bar instead.
SATURDAY 22 Edinburgh
I Memphis Belle Orchestra Ross Bandstand. Princes Street (iardens. 1pm. Free. The orchestra featured in the David Puttnam-produced film .llemphr’s Belle re-create the sounds of wartime swing.
TUESDAY 25 ‘
I Broadway. Beatles. Before and Beyond (ilasgow Royal (‘onccrt Hall. 3 Sauchieltall Street. 333 3133. 7.30pm.
£ l 5 -£3. Jazzrnan John Dankwarth wasoncc
considered something of a radical. but that 1
was quite a while back. These days. he is tnorc likely to turn his considerable talents to this kind ofevening. conducting the Royal Scottish Orchestra in a programme of popular classics frotn the ‘world of entertainment'. (‘omposer and occasional moonlighting jazz player Richard Rodney
Bennett is on piano and vocals. The concert
is part of the RS()'s Proms season. btit Dankworth will be back in (ilasgow with the missus. singer ('leo Laine. for theJazz fiestival.
I Claire Martin Strathclyde Suite. (ilasgow Royal (‘onccrt Hall. 3 Sauchiehall Street. 3333133. Doors open 7.30pm. £8.51). The first in a new summer season ofshort jazz residencies in the Strathclyde Suite. which
will be converted into a Ronnie Scott's-style jazz club arnbience (although hopefully without the usual roarof
puntcr's conversation which plagues his Soho nitery) for the occasion. Singer
('laire Martin inattguratcs what will be
called the Pasta-Jazz season; patrons will be able to scoff aforesaid pasta between sets. The season will run dttring July and August. and will fcatttre some major names from the more easy-listening side of
1 jazz. including filaine Delmar and Marian
‘ WEDNESDAY 26 ; Glasgow
‘ I Claire Martin Strathclyde Suite. (ilasgow
Royal ('oncert Hall. 3 Sauchiehall Street. 333 3133. Doors open 7.30pm. £8.51). See Tuesday 35.
THURSDAY 27 -
I Claire Martin Strathclyde Suite. (ilasgow § Roval(‘oncert Hall. 3 SauchiehallStreet. i 3333 l 33. Doors open 7.30pm. £8.51). See Tuesday 35.
The lallowing details are for regularweelrly dates: see main listings for one-art shows. Gigs are listed by city, then by day. Residencies will be listed . provided that up-to-date details are supplied to us. Jazz Residencies Listings compiled by Kenny Mathiesan.
I Blacktriars Jazz Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. Merchant ('ity . 553 5934. 9pm. The Basement (‘lub now operates downstairs (see Jazz listing above). but music also continues in the upstairs bar. featuring a variety of performers. and may include some blues as well as jazz.
I Cafe Qui John Street. 5536099. 9pm—midnight. Free. .‘ylorris'l'raveller and The Jump Starts on Fri 14. Kenny