l Blues and soul.

I Splash Legend’s. Thorn Brae. Johnstone. 0505 35818. 9pm. Free. Paisley pop band.


I Peter Goes to Partick MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 4.30pm. Free. I Jamie Barnes and Cochise MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free.

Blues rock.


I Snakeskin Shimmy Johnny Scobie‘s. London Road. 552 3204. 8.30pm. Free. Good-time blues and folk.

I Splash Legend’s. Thorn Brae. Johnstonc. 0505 35818. 8pm. Free. Paisley pop band.


I The Hideaway Blues Band Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. 8pm. Free. Blues and soul.

I Glasgow Songwriters Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free.

I Jam Session Richard's Basement. West Regent Street. 221 ()1 16. 8pm. Free. Musicians wishing to play must register by 7.15pm. Ampsand drums supplied. Drummers just need bring sticks and cymbals.


I Rollin' Joe and the Jets Curlers. Byres Road. 334 1284. 8pm. Free. Fifties rock‘n'roll.


I Indigo FatherThc Cellar. Miller Street. 10pm. Mini-residency until Oct 31. Drinks promotions as an extra incentive.


I Bluetinger Madogs. George Street. 225 3408. 11pm. Edinburgh‘s hardest-working 50s- and 60s-style rock‘n‘roll band. Also playing on Thursdays.

I Heart Industry Chesterficids. Royal Terrace.556 6918. 10pm.

I Lost Weekend Leith Oyster Bar.The Shore. 554 6294. 9pm. Country and cajun. I Open session Thistle Hotel. Manor Place. 225 6144. 8.30pm. Free. Singers (especially) and instrumentalists welcome to pop along for sessions of bluesand traditional music.


I The Gods Ol Glam St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. All your faves from the era ofglittery platforms.

I Heart Industry Chesterfields. Royal Terrace. 5566918. 10pm.


I Fiaere Nilssen Bridges Bar. George lV Bridge. 2204950. 9.30pm. Highly watchable Minnesotan songstress furiously fingerpicks and strums her way through one of her several residencies.

I Bluetinger Music Box. Victoria Street. 2201708. Bluefinger now have a tape out with songs from their set: some original material. but mainly ballads and rockers from the 50s and 60s.

I Roll 'Em Hawks Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 220 1550. Rock‘n‘roll. rockabilly. I Jam session St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 4.30—9pm. Free.


I Fiaere Nilssen Oblomov‘s. North Bank Street. The Mound. 220 0054. Free. See Sundays.

I Lost Weekend St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free.

L Country and cajun.

I I Billy Rivers Cooler. beneath The Venue. Calton Road.


l I Flaere Nilssen Queen Street Oyster Bar. i Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. See

l Suns.

: I The Rootsle Tootsie Blues Band

1 Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226

7 3816. 10pm. Rockin‘ bluesand R&B

i band.

I Los Supremos St James Oyster Bar.

l Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. Rock

{ and blues covers.

1 I Open session Thistle l-lotel. Manor I Place. 2256144. 8.30pm. Free. Singers I (especially) and instrumentalists welcome l to pop along for sessions of blues and if traditional music.

l Wednesdays

l I The Misfits St James Oyster Bar. Calton 5 Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. Female duo

l enjoying a growing popularity in this slot. l I Lucian Lee Queen Street Oyster Bar.

Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm.

I LOS Supremos Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. 225 6843. 10pm. Rock and blues covers.


I Leo Johnson Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2430. 10pm. Former frontman from a popular Edinburgh dance band (oh. all right. Rhythm Chillun)sings soul. reggae medlcys and ridiculously deep-voiced Elvis impressions. Remember your copies of Flesh world .

I Bluellnger Madogs. George Street. 225 3408. 11pm. See Fri.

I The Rootsies Duo Ryrie's. Haymarket Terrace. 337 7582. Jim Condie on guitar and Ron Tate on vocals and harmonica take time off from The Rootsic Tootsie Blues Band to play blues. gospel and a smattering ofjazz.

I The Chinese Laundry St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free. I Heart Industry Chesterfields. Royal Terrace. 556 6918. 10pm.

I David Valentine and Murray lnnes Blue Lagoon. Angle Park Terrace. 337 9922. 9pm. Free. Vocals and sax.

IJGHT Illmamall

Light Music is listed by date, then by city. Pertormances will be listed. subjectto space. provided that details reach our offices at least one week betore publication. Light Music Listings compiled by Alastair Mabbott and Fiona Shepherd.

FRIDAY 11 Edinburgh

I Rebecca Storm Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £15. £13. £1 1 . £9.

SUNDAY 13 Glasgow

I Musicals Of The Decade Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 6.30pm. £15. £12.50. £10. £7.50. Tickets from the Ticket Centre . Candleriggs. 227 5511. Songs from musical favourites such as Cars and Miss Saigon.

WEDNESDAY 23 Glasgow

I Neil Sedaka Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 6.30pm. SOLD OUT. Receding hairlines and songs of heartbreak and torment - obviously a winning combination.

THURSDAY 24 Glasgow

I Neil Sedaka Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 6.30pm. SOLD OUT. See Wed 23.

I Sidney Devine Pavilion Theatre. Renfield Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £5. Phooaargh! Knickers off and lob them stagewards ladies. we don't think. No introduction needed here. Just as well because we can‘t muster the enthusiasm.


I Oates listed below are tor one-oil shows: see l

separate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date. then by city. Performances will be listed. provided that details reach our otlices at least one week before publication. Jazz Listings compiled by Kenny Mathieson.

FRIDAY 11 - Glasgow

I Jeri Freedner Quartet The Basement Club. Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 10pm— lam (no admission after 11.30pm). £3.50(£2.50). The Edinburgh-based American saxophonist Jeff Freedner leads a strong quartet. with pianist Chick Lyall. George Lyle on bass. and drummer John Rae.

I Courtney Pine Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre Complex. Motherwcll. 0698 67515. 7.30pm. £6. A quick return visit for the popular London saxophonist following his recent Glasgow gig with what should have been a stellar US rhythm section. had Julian Joseph not had to stand in foran indisposed Geri Allen. (Motherwell Music Festival.)

I Nigel Clark and Dominic Ashworth Mitchell O‘Brien. Park Terrace. 7pm. Free. Guitar duo.


I lvo Papasov and his Bulgarian Wedding Band and The Cauld Blast Orchestra Assembly Rooms. 54 George Street. 220 4348. A spectacular double-bill in ileartbeat World Music's autumn season pairs the anarchic Bulgarian clarinettist lvo Papasov with Scotland's own Cauld Blast octet. Papasov and his band will play the opening set. since he has toshoot straight off for an overnight train to London. There will be elements of jazz in both sets. but the essence oftheir respective approaches to their music obviates the necessity. and indeed the possibility. of confining it within genre boundaries. What they will offer. though. is invention. excitement. unpredictability. and a lot of excellent music.

SUNDAY 13 Edinburgh

I Horizon Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8.30pm. £9.50—£6 (£4.50). Saxophonist Bobby Watson and drummer Victor Lewis now co-lead this superb quintet. one of the most consistently impressive units in contemporary music. The present line-up also features Terrell Stafford on trumpet. pianist Ed Simon. and Essiet Okun Essiet on bass. Horizon's short tour for the Scottish Jazz Network also takes them to the Aberdeen Alternative Festival at the Arts Centre on Friday 11. and the Younger Hall in

St Andrews on Saturday 12.

I The Moorsong and Tweed Journey Melrose Abbey. Melrose (Corn Exchange ifwet). 0750 20051. 3pm. £5 (£4). Savourna Stevenson unveils her l991 Borders Festival commission. a composition inspired by John Buchan‘s

early short story ‘The Moorsong‘. The

concert will also feature the highly-regarded TweedJourney suite. also composed for the Borders Festival. and will be played by Savourna on elarsach. Foss Paterson on keyboards. Dick Lee on reeds. guitarist Graham Muir. Neil l lav on bass. drummer Mike Travis. and ' percussionist Jim Sutherland.

MONDAY 14 Glasgow

I Ivory Black‘s Revue Club 56 Oswald Street. 9pm. £1.50; £2.50after 10pmzfree to musicians. This club is intended to be a musician's haunt for the traditional night-off (although most musicians i know will permit themselves a wry smile at the idea of there only being one gig-less night in the week). but is open to the public. The featured band will be Berkeley Street Blues. an offshoot of the Strathclyde Youth Jazz Orchestra who play in a more traditional style. From 10.45pm. the house ll‘lt) will take over. with guests sitting in.

TUESDAY 15 Glasgow

I Wynlon Marsalis Band Glasgow Royal Concert 11all.2 Sauchiehall Street. 227 551 1. 7.30pm. £10.50-£12.50. Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis is arguably the biggest current jazz name posted missing from the Scottish scene in recent years. but this Concert with his current band will redress that balance. Ticket buyers should note that the Concert Hall box office nolongcr handles telephone bookings. which cart now be made at the Ticket Centre number quoted above. The box-office at the Concert Hall will continue toserve personal callers and deal with postal or fax applications. See preview.

WEDNESDAY 16 Glasgow

I Nigel Clark and Dominic Ashworth Brewery Tap. 1055 Sauchiehall Street. 339 8866. 9pm. Free. Guitar duo.


I Angelique Kidio Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 9pm. £6 (£3). Singer Angelique Kidjo hails from Benin. but is part of the active Afro-culture scene in France. ller music blends makossa. zouk. soul and reggae influences with jazz funk. I Martin Taylor and Gordon Giltrap Carnegie i lall. Dunfermline. 0383 720108. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). These two fine guitarists originally got together to make an instructional video. but are now on tour to launch their new album A l"l(l”(’f()f Time. which includes Taylor‘s first venture into the potential minefield ofthe midi-guitar.

THURSDAY 17 Glasgow

I Angelique Kidjo Wootlside l lall. Glenfarg Street (St George's Road). 227 551 1. 8pm. £5 (£3). See Wednesday 16.

FRIDAY 18 Glasgow

I Basement Club The Basement Club. Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 10pm—lam (no admission after 11.30pm). £3.50 (£2.50). This week‘s line-up at Scotland‘s only regular club presenting contemporary jazz had still to be confirmed as we went to press. but the club’s booker. drummer lain Copeland. hoped to present two new young Scottish bands.

SATURDAY 19 Glasgow

IAh Urn Renfrew Ferry. WindmillCrofl Quay. Clyde Place. 227 5511. Doors 10pm: bands 1 1pm. £4 (£3). Now oneof

42 The List 11- 24 October 1991