different from anything else you‘ll see anywhere ever.

I Sal Paradise Four Beats To The Bar. Oblomov‘s, North Bank Street. The Mound, 2200054. 10pm. £1 . The firstof three weekly events in a sympathetic venue showcasing Edinburgh‘s leading singer~songwriters. Fjaere Nilssen. Rob Dam and Kaz will be playing separate sets on all three nights. with Richie Henderson ofThe Liberties headlining on Wed 21 and Cafe Jacques's Chris Thomson on Wed 28. What time remains before chucking-out will be taken up with spontaneousjams. ducts and God knows what all else. true to the ‘acoustic rave‘ ethic.

I Dig George And The Business Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Heavy monster blues trio led by George Ross Watt. the guitar legend in the making who brought out his first solo LP on Burn One Records earlier this year.

I Woodrow’s Louder Than Hype Platform One, Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9pm. £1 . Excellent local soul/R&B singer and his band.

I The Lords 0t The Flatbush Negociants. Lothian Street, 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.



I Blues’n’Trouble King Tut's Walt Wah Hut, St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 9pm. £5. A bona fide sweaty blues jamboree from the Scots veterans in the first of two nights at King Tut‘s. Guaranteed to be perspiration-caked and lovelorn. 1 can hear those hounds howling now. . .

I The Ruby Suit Fixx 11, Miller Street. 221 1568. 10pm. Free. Confident jangly Scotpop with impressive female vocal harmonies.

I The Naked Flames Traders. Glassford Street, 552 6246. 10pm. Free. First Scottish show for Californian expatriates

presents the 4th Glasgow Festival of British Youth Orchestras

Stevenson Hall, RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street

Saturday 10 - Saturday 31 August evenings: 7.30pm / lunchtime: (30 Aug only) 1pm

performances by top British youth orchestras with special guests from Milwaukee and North Virginia


tickets and fullbetails of programmes and dates from RSAMD Box Office - 041 332 5057

price: £4 (OAPs £2)

children, students, unemployed, disabled - FREE admission to all performances

presented with additional funding from Strathclyde Regional Council and the City of Glasgow District Council

who m. .ge dreamy insistent guitar tracks. reminiscent ofthe likes of Lowlife and Galaxie 500. with earthier indie rock sounds.

I Seeing Red Solid Rock Cafe. Hope Street. 221 1105. 10pm. Free. Chanty AOR rock group fronted by mandatory Cher wannabec (or am I thinking of i anoth ne ofa thousand such groups?) 1 I The eight Men Outhouse. Cathcart Road. 6490184. 9pm. Free. At longlast. the return of live music to The Outhouse. I The Duttit Johnny Scobie‘s. London Road. 552 3204. 9pm. Free. R&B.

I Tongue or Alba The Clubhouse. Old Sneddon Street. Paisley. 889 4706. 8.30pm. £1 .50 (advance). £2 (door).

I The Hardline Time Warp Music Club. Joanna‘s. Southgate. East Kilbride. 03552 , 47534. 9pm. £2. The Time Warp moves. with some modifications. to Joanna‘s with rock promoter-about-town Robert Fields I

still .t the helm. kicking off with an MOR rock band from Glasgow.

I Rhythm i‘iill Twa Corbies. Cumbernauld. 0236 727473. 9pm. Free. I The Answer Tudor Lodge Hotel. Burnbank Street. Hamilton. 0698 457277. 9pm. £1.

I Glasgow Songwriters Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. 9pm. Free. Six acts (solists. duos) playing the proverbial fistful of songs each.


I Roddy Frame Marco‘s Leisure Centre. Grove Street. 229 8830. 10. 15pm. £10. Alternating nightly with Edwyn Collins. See feature.

I Red Hot And Blue Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2423. 9pm. £1 . Rockabilly and


I Rainman Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9.30pm. Free.

I Live music Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free.


JAZZ llmmmalli

Dates listed below are ior one-oil shows: see separate section tor residencies. Gigs are listed by date. then by city. Periormances will be listed. provided that details reach our oillces at least one week before publication. Jan Listings compiled by Kenny Mathleson.

FRIDAY 9 Glasgow

I Ronnie Rae Jr Quartet The Basement Club. Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 10pm—1am (no admission after 1 1 .30pm). £3.50 (£2.50). I Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies King‘s Theatre. 294 Bath Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm; Matinees: Wed 2.30pm. Sat 3pm. Broadway musical tribute to the genius of Duke Ellington. Runs nightly until 17 August. Some concessions available. contact box office for details.


I Trad Jazz Cruise Maid of the Forth. Hawes Pier. South Oueensferry. 331 1454.

; 8pm. £5.50 (£4.25). A summer night

cruise on the Forth with the RiverBoal Stompers.



I Apex Jazz Band Renfrew Ferry. (‘lyde Place Quay. 429 2683. 8pm. £3.50 advance. £4.50 on door. Northern lreland‘s leading exponents ofNew Orleans-style jazz have been popular visitors to the Edinburgh anti Bute Jazz Festivals in the past.

I Grand Union Cabaret Band Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 9pm. £4 (£2.50). This is the small version ofGrand Union. but it offers a similar— and if anything even more lively blend ofjazz with ethnic music from around the world.

MONDAY 12 Glasgow

I Courtney Pine Quartet The Pavilion. 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. 8pm. £6—£12.50. The Paddington saxman meets a top-line New York rhythm section. with pianist Geri Allen (see last issue) replacing Kenny Kirkland on piano. Charnett Moffett on bass. and drummer Marvin Smitty Smith. The Silk Cut City Jazz tour coincides with the release of Courtney's fine new album Within the Realms of ()ur Dreams (Antilles). featuring Kirkland. Moffett and Jeff Watts. which returns to the jazz vein of The Vision '5 Tale. and is arguably his most accomplished recording to date.

TUESDAY 13 Glasgow

I Cricket Number Pasta Jazz. Strathclyde Suite, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. Doors open 7.30pm; Performance begins 8.30pm. £8.50. Russian jazz trio playinga sophisticated and enjoyable chamber jazz. They are a little more modern in their approach than most ofthe previous incumbents of this Pasta Jazz slot. and pave the way for a second piano trio. that ofJohn Taylor. next week. As usual. The Strathclyde Suite will be turned into a jazz club for the occasion. and food is available from 7.30pm onwards. See preview.

WEDNESDAY 14 Glasgow

I Cricket Number Pasta Jazz. Strathclyde Suite. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2

Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm. —i £8.50. See Tuesday 13.


i Glasgow

I George Penman‘s Jazzmen Merchant‘s House. 7 West George Street. 227 5511. 12.45pm. £2.50 (£2). Glasgow‘sleading traditional outfit bring a taste ofNew

" ()rleanstoa(ilasgowlunchtime. I Cricket Number Pasta Jazz. Strathclyde

Suite. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 332 3123. 7.30pm.

1 £8.50. See Tuesday 13.


The following details are for regularweekly

' dates: see main listings tor one-oil shows. 5 Gigs are listed by city, then by day.

Residencies will be listed, providedthat

: up-to-date details are supplied to us. Jazz Residencies Listings compiled by Kenny




I Blackiriars Jazz Blackfriars. 36 Be 11

Street. Merchant (‘ity. 552 5924. 9pm.

The Basement (,‘lub now operates downstairs (sec Jazz listing above). but music also continues in the upstairs bar.

featuring a variety of performers. and may

include some blues as well asjazz. I Cale Qui John Street. 552 6099. 9pm—12pm. Free. Traditional and modern. Artists vary.

Q I Kurt Wylie Baby (irand. lilmbank ; Gardens. ('haring Cross. 248 4942. 9pm.

Free. Mainstream piano.

I Glasgow Rhythm Club tinitarian (‘hureh. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.45pm. Discussion

and music on record. New members are

always welcome. Details from Jim

Henderson on 334 4225 or Bill Winteron

944 44112.

1 Saturdays

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

I Bobby Deans Quintet Curlers. 256 Byres Road. 334 1284. 2pm. Free. Mainstream. plus guests.

I Kurt Wylie Baby Grand. Elmbank (iardcns. (‘haring Cross. 248 4942. 9pm Free. Mainstream piano.

I Candlelight Jazz Club Society of

3 Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. 221 61 12. ; 9pm—12pm. £3. Traditional jazz club.

1 featuring George Penman's Jazzmen as

: resident band. with appropriate

substitutions when they are unavailable. The lunchtime Society Session Continues at 2pm. £1 .


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

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

I The Basement Trio Brewery Tap. 1055 Sauchiehall Street. 339 8866.

230—5. 15pm. Free. Guitarist Dominic

Ashworth. drummer lain Copeland (both 5

of Ah Um). and bassman George Lyle. plus guest each week.

I Ciancio Sax. Teviot Walk. Cumbernauld Town Centre. 0236 733200. 2—5pm. Free. Latin and mainstream. plus vocals from James Flynn.

I Big Band Session Society ofMusicians. 73 Berkeley Street. 221 61 12. 2pm. £1.

“The List9— 15 August 1991