the best-established vsorking groupson the (ilasgoys scene. fusion outfit Ah l‘m

leature Ilermie Longalong on saxophones

and flute. guitarist Dominic Ashvsot'th. Hilary Bl'ooksoli keyboard. Doll Albrecht on eleeti ic bass. and drummer Iain('opeland. Support hand lobe announced.

I Martin Taylor and Gordon Giltrap Village 'I‘healre. Masvs ell l)riv e. Izasl Kilbi'ide. 03552 48669. "slipm. L5 i L250). See Wednesday 16.



I Ivory Black‘s Revue Club 56 ( )sW .tltl Street. 9pm. {1.50. £2.50alter lllpnizlree lo musicians. See Monday 14.


m ;

The following details are tor regularweekly dates: see main listings torone-ott shows. Gigs are listed by city. than by day. Residencies will be listed. providedthat up-to-date details are supplied to us. Jazz Residencies Listings compiled by Kenny Mathieson.



I Modulation McKirdy‘s. 43 Assemny Street. Leilh. 5.53 (i363. 9pm. Free. Mainstream. Lunchtime iaz/ jam at 12.30pm.

I Live Jazz P.M.'s Piano Bar. Albany Ilotel. Albany Street. 5560397. 7'3in. Free.

I Danny Dorrian‘l‘lie Taller litter

Restaurant. 23 Commercial Street. l.cith.

5549999. ".30 10pm. .‘slainstream piano. I Spirits of Rhythm I lay market Bar. Haymarket 'l'err‘aee. 8.30pm. Free. Traditional.

I Ray Brown Set ( )ld Orleans Restaurant. (irindley Street. 8.30pm. Traditional.

I Alpha Jazz Quartet Young's I Iolel. LeamingtonTerrace. 2296481. 8.30pm. Free. Traditional.


I Alex Shaw Trio Platform l.('aledonian Hotel. Rutland Street. 225 2433.1—3pm. Free. Mainstream pianist.

I Toto and the Jazz Bostons Preservation Ilall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 2—4pm. Free. Mainstream.

I Sylvia Rae Trio McKirdy's. Assemny Street. Lcith. 553 6363. l2.30—3.30pm. Free. Singer plus Trio. Evening features Modulation at 9pm.

I St Stephen Street Stompers Cavern Bar. 7 Bernard Street. Leith. 5547515. 12—2.30pm. Traditional.

I Live Jazz P.M.'s Piano Bar. Albany Hotel. Albany Street. 5560397. 7.30pm. Free.

I Doctor McJazz Young's Hotel. Leamington Terrace. 229 6481 . 8.30pm. Free. Traditional.


I St Stephen Street Stompers Cavern Bar. 7 Bernard Street. Leith. 554 7515. 2pm—4pm. Traditional.

I Cale Societe 37b George Street. 220 2342. 1pm. Free. Live music.

I Capital Jazz Band Barnton Hotel. Queensferry Road. 339 1144.2—5pm. Free. Traditional.

I Live Jazz Osbourne I lotel. 53 York Place. 556 5577. 3.30pm. Free. Artists vary.

I Danny Dorrian The Taller Bar av

Restaurant. 23 Commercial Street. Leith.

5549999. 4.30-7pm. Mainstream piano. I The Climax Jazz Band Gleneairn Hotel. Royal Circus. 225 5218. 5.30—7.30pm.


Free. Traditional.

I The Goodbye Look SteKirtly-‘s. Assembly

Street. I.eilh.5536363.7.3lL-10.30pm. Free. Young bebop-to-mainstream quartet move to an evening slot. with

Sylvia Rae and Brian Kelloclt taking over the

1230 2.30pm session.

I Sylvia Rae Trio The Trading Post . 32 34 The Shore. Lcith. 553 5153. 8pm. Free. Singer plus trio.

I Jean Mundell Hay market Bar.

Hay market Terrace. 8.30pm. Free. Traditional.


I Live Jazz Edinburgh L'niv ersin

Students Association. Pleasance Bar. The

Pleasance. 55'7 0984. 8pm. Free. l'niversity term only . Open to non-students.

I Live Jazz P.M.'s Piano Bar. Albany Hotel. Albany Street. 5560397. 7.30pm. I'ICL‘.

I The Bay Brown Set The Auld l IllllLIreLl. ltlll Rose Street. 225 1809. 8pm. Free. Mainstream.

I East Coast Jazz Band Blue Lagoon.

Angle Park 'l‘crrace. 337 9922. 9pm. Free.


I Diplomats ot Jazz Robbie's Bar. 307 Leith Walk. 554 6850. 8pm. Free. Traditional.

I Elastic Band The Pavilion. Buckstone Terrace. 445 5584. 9pm. Free. Traditional.

I Jazz at Maxies Maxies Bistro. West Nieolson Street. 6670845. 8.30pm. Free. Music in bar restaurant.

Tuesdays I Wendy Weatherby & Ray Gillespie The

Counting l louse. 32 2 West Nieolson

Street. 662 0781 . 8.30pm. Free. Singer and


I Live Jazz P.M.'s Piano Bar. Albany Hotel. Albany Street. 5560397. 7pm. Free.

I Swing '91 Malt Shovel. Coekburn Street. 225 6843. 9pm. Free. Ilot Club-style svving.

I Live Jazz The Bridge Bar. 49—50(ieorgc

I\' Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Artistsvary. I Jazz Therapy Fat Sam's. So Fountainbridge. 228 3111.8.30pm. Dixieland.

I Jazz at Maxies Maxies Bistro. West Nicolson Street. 6670845. 8.30pm. Free. Music in bar restaurant.


I Al Fairweather and The Sundowners

Young's Hotel. Leamington Terrace. 229

6481. 8.30pm. Free. Traditional.

I Charlie McNair's Jazz Band Preservation

Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9.30pm. Free. Traditional.

I The Bay Brown Set The Auld Hundred. 100 Rose Street. 225 1809. 8pm. Free. Mainstream.

I Fat Sam's Band Fat Sam‘s. 56 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 8.30pm. Jump-jive and traditional jazz.

I Jazz at Maxles Maxies Bistro. West Nicolson Street. 6670845. 8.30pm. Free. Music in bar restaurant.


I Freddie King with The Bill Kyle Trio Burlington Bertie‘s.11—13 Tarvit Street. 229 8659. 9—12pm. Free. Singer plus guests.

I Le Jazz HotThe Counting llouse.32 2 West Nicolson Street. 662 0781 . 8.30pm. Free. vaing trio.

I Picante Fat Sam's. 56 Fountainbridgc. 228‘ 3111. 8.30pm. Mainstream and Latin. I The Bay Brown Set Fairmile Inn. 44 Biggar Road. 445 4087. 8pm. Free. Mainstream.

I Templehall StompersTemplehall Hotel. Esplanade. Joppa. 669 4264. 8pm. Free. Dixieland.

I Jazz at Maxies Maxies Bistro. West Nicolson Street. 667 0845. 8.30pm. Free. MUsic in bar restaurant.


Dates listed below are tor one-oil shows: see

separate section tor residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Pertormances

will be listed. provided that details reach our

ottices at least one week betore publication.

Folk and World Listings compiled by Norman


_~ 5 "ST—"—


I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street. off

Clyde Street. 248 3144. Doors open 8pm. music at 9pm. £4. Live bands.


I Ivo Papasov And His Bulgarian Wedding Band and The Cauld Blast Orchestra Assembly Rooms. (ieorge Street. 220 4348. 8pm. Tickets from Assembly

Rooms. Lisher I lall or King‘s Theatre Box

Office. Credit Card bookings 2204349. Heartbeat World Music with Edinburgh District Council present concert double-bill of folk/jazz fusion. with the two leading groups from Bulgaria and

Scotland. A supercharged combination of

brass. Balkan vocals. reeds. squeeze boxes. flutes. percussion. strings and guttars.

I Ceilidh Dance St Brides Community Centre. Orwell Terrace. Dairy Road.

8pm. £4 (£2). Information and ticketsalso

from 447 4931. British Association of Nature Conservationists. Music from


l Dunara. t

I Cosmos Ceilidh Netherbovv. 45 l Iigh Street. 556 9579. 8pm. £3 (£2). Cosmos i Fellowship studies traditional cosmology and mythology vyorldvside. Songs. tales and music with Andy Hunter. Margaret Bennet and others.

I Ceilidh Dance Navaar I louse I lotel. Penieuik. 8pm. {3(1‘2). Iiskdale Bandand


SATURDAY 12 ; Glasgow ' I Iron Horse Seotia Bar. Slocksvell Street. ; 868I. 3.3lF-5.3t)plll. Free. Much-admired. relativ ely nevv Lilasgow band.

II- '12!


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