Musicians, 73 Berkeley Street, 221 6112. 8.30pm—midnight. £3. Dixieland.

I loot Allure: O'Henry's, 14 Drury Street, 248 3751. 9.30pm. Free. Recently formed modern jazz quartet.

I llult Artl See Kind of Blue listing.

I The Grange Ear Ensemble See Kind of Blue listing.

I Charleston Chasers Edinburgh Jazz Club, University Club, 9—15 Chambers Street, 650 2395. 8-11.30pm. Jazz club members £5. guests £6.50. Ragtime and traditional jazz evoking the 20s dance crazes from this popular southem-based outfit. Audience members are invited to dress in 20s style, with a prize for the nattiest outfit.



I Alan Vache Society of Musicians, 73 Berkeley Street. 221 6112. 8pm. £7 (members £4). Unlike his brother. comet player Warren, the mainstream clarinet player is something of an unknown quantity over here. but if family pedigree means anything. he should be well worth checking out. The Sandy Taylor Trio will accompany him on this Scottish debut.

I Big Band Session Society of Musicians, 73 Berkeley Street, 221 6112. 2—5pm. £1. See Sunday 23.

I llelene oelavault in l’Absinthe See

Kind of Blue listing. I Kevin Mackenzie ouintet See Kind of Blue listing.


I Kit Carey’s Jan Band Society of Musicians, 73 Berkeley Street, 221 6112.

9pm—midnight. £2. Traditional.

I liarry Connick Jr Playhouse, Greenside Place, 557 2590. SOLD OUT. All seats are long gone for this rare Scottish visit by the singer and pianist, who has clearly caught the imagination of a significantly wide audience.

I Hot Stuff! in on Play That Thing Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh, 665 2240. 7.30pm. £6 (£4.50). A celebration of early jazz from a recently-formed but already highly regarded British band. They have scoured the repertoire of jazz greats from W.C. Handy to Duke Ellington in search of lesser-known tunes, and promise ‘a warm and entertaining themed concert‘.


I Sandy Taylor and lienry Fullerton Society of Musicians, 73 Berkeley Street. 221 6112. 8.30pm. £1. See Wed 26.


I Brian kellock Jazz at The Tron, Tron Cellar Bar, 9 Hunter Square, High Street, 220 1550. 9pm. £3 (£2). Second gig this issue for the pianist (see Kind of Blue listing), albeit in humbler surroundings. He is keeping the exact format of the gig close to his chest. but it will feature him in a duo with Kenny Ellis, and also the Heavy Dunt Trio, a percussion threesome with Tom Bancroft, John Rae and Jim Sutherland.

THURSDAY 3 Edinburgh

I Wynton Marsalis Septet Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street. 668 2019. £15—£7.50. 8pm. The great trumpeter is a rare visitor to Scotland, his only previous visits being an

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ago. He leads his own seven-piece band this time, and the chance to catch him in an intimate club ambience is not to be missed. See feature.


Gates listed below are for one-off shows: see separate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Perionnances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices art least one week before publication. Folk and World Listings compiled by Norman Chalmers.


I llanns-A-Cheitein Jordanhill College of Education, South Brae Drive, 950 3256. 8pm. £6. Tickets in advance only. Students and Guests. With Wollstone. Thundersoup. Crann Tara. and the Pecht Got Ceilidh Band.

I African Music Workshops Garnethill Multicultural Centre. Tickets and prices 946 1605. lOam—midday and 2—4pm. Fatala are a Dutch-based Guinean band of two women and seven men, performing music, song and dance with astonishing percussion, electric guitar and spectacular costume.

I Ceilidh Dance Riverside, Fox Street, off Clyde Street, 248 3144. Doors open 8pm, music at 9pm. £5.


I Dick Gaughan St Brides Community Centre, Orwell Terrace, Dairy Road, 346 1405. Superb Scots singer. solo.

I Tartan Amoeba: La Belle Angele. Hastie’s Close, behind 369 Gallery. Cowgate. 10.30pm. £3 (£2). Bar. Hooch/Funk with brass, bagpipes and fiddle in a rock band.

I Avalon Balemo Folk Club, Kestrel Hotel, Harlaw Road, Balemo. £3 (£2). Elecuic folk/rockers.



I Mayfest Ceilidh City Halls. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 8pm. £5.50 (£3). End the Festival with the John Ellis Dance Band.

I Simon Thoumire Three Ferry, Clyde Place. 2pm. £3. Jazzjfolk originality on the concenina, with Kevin McKenzie, guitar; and Brian Shieis. bass. Maytest

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Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 3.30—5.30pm. Free. Guitar blues.

I Ceilidh Dance Riverside, Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. Doors open 8pm, music at 9pm. £5.


I African Music Workshops Assembly Rooms. George Street, 220 4349. Noon—2pm. 3—5pm. £6 (£3). With Fatala. See Glasgow. Fri 21.

I Fatala In Concert Assembly Rooms. George Street, 220 4349. Spectacular African band. See Glasgow, Fri 21.

I Greenpeace Ceilidh Dance St Bride‘s Centre. Orwell Terrace, Dairy Road. 8pm. £5 (£3). lnforrnation 555 4005. With the Robert Fish Band.

I International Ceilidh Band Walpole Hall, Chester Street. £2 before 8pm, £3 after 8pm, £2 concessions. Performers Free. Ceilidh Dance, bring your own drink, and please don’t smoke.

I Ceilidh Dance Merlin, Momingside Road. 8pm—lam. £5. Music from the

Bruce lindsay Dance Band.



I Airican Music Workshops Maryhill Community Education Centre, Avenue Park Street. information 946 1605. lOam-noon, 2—4pm. See Glasgow 21.

I Blues Poets Scotia Bar, Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 3.30—5.30pm. Free.

I John Hinschelwoolelm Black Paisley Arts Centre, New Street, Paisley. 8pm. £3 (£2). Attic Folk Club presents a country- tinged songwriting duo, with excellent blues guitarist Michael Simons in support. information 889 8309.



I Jerry Epstein Black Bitch lnn, West Port, Linlithgow. 8.30pm. Members £2, non-members £2.50, concessions £2.

linlithgow Folk Club.



I Scottish Ceilidh oance Workshop Glasgow City Halls. Candleriggs. 7 weekly sessions. 6. 15—8. 15pm. £15 and concessions for the course. All ages welcome. Folk and Traditional Arts Outreach-sponsored series. hosted by Bob Blair and Steve Sutcliffe. Registration 552 8581.


I Jerry Epstein Scotia Bar, Stockwell Street, 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free.


I Edinburgh Folk Club Cafe Royal Upstairs. West Register Street, 557 4792. 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). With harmony vocals, double bass and guitar, How and Tony

Williams are celebrated contemporary songsmiths from Wales, bringing their fourth album, The Next Exit. ;


I Star Folk Club Glasgow Society of Musicians, 73 Berkeley Street, beside Mitchell Theatre. 8pm. £2. Arran Bede. I Jiveass Clutha Vaults, Stockwell Street, 552 7520. 8.30pm. Free. Blues.


I Ceilidh Collective Merlin, 168 Momingside Road. 9pm—midnight. £3.50 (£2.50). Weekly series of dances with top Edinburgh band, and an earlier workshop (7.30—8.30pm, £1.50) on the dances. Further information 447 7436, 447 3190J

35 The List 21 May-3 June 1993