EPICLESIS - A CRAIG MchIiinl) TRUMPET Craig Mcflurdo’s anneal ThatSwing NIGER“) thing Fringe extravaganza has become .. .__. . an established lavourite over the years, and returns to the Queen’s iiall tor tour nights again this year. the srnooth-as-glass singer prornises some new material in a show that will otherwise run along established lines, and will leature Craig with both the seven-piece That Swing Thang outfit, and his trio. 3 ills snappy new album ‘Foolin’ Around’, a characteristic air of a a. '-' L. ,, . . classic tunes with itayrnond Stilesple’s ,_ ,yi : j » original compositions, and upternpo Fifi! swing with beguiling ballads, will be e I out to coincide with the shows. The I seem {’6 ' "this is the llrst record I have really have become the concerto m m" 'm’ and I no” " um be instrument of the late 20th a Mill“! OI II” “'0 show I0! ’1 _' I century. Jazz musicians "0'70" Who hits "a "MC" I3 "I" I "and mm". have made I: a vehicle for wanted to open it with our stage

communicating human


opener “Sing, Sing, Sing’, although

7 scene. (Norman

prestigious Castle

- e a Chalmers) Es lanade concerts. Nanci senumflils m a “mime "I." '3 alum“ no “as.” on m SM” 2 I Ceilidh Collective Griffith is strengthening a 33:31:33 inzrtraucltiliceillts In“ “I wan] ha: do". mo ma“, - (Fringe) Acoustic Music : bond of mutual respect can wry a modem 9"“ “W In“ “WW0” '0' "'0 cool Craig 5 Centre (Venue 20) 220 . and affection with her orchestra in fun cry. on "'0 3h": an‘ '9 "I" be Darius carry “NONI to his autumn tour oi 2462. 3, 4 Sept. 10.30pm. Scottish audience. top of that. men. is a need tribute to Louis Prllna, who seems to Scotland with the band, which kicks 5 £4-50 (£3); Fringe Club Griffith‘s mother Is for an entirely new be lorgotten along the great original oil in Aberdeen on 6 October, and will 3 (Venue .2) 36 5%57' 39 Scottish and the 39-year- repertoire there is very I'P‘IM 8M3 (do In ten date; In a". (Kenny j 698. limdmght. H6? With old Texan songwriter calls We Ere-zmhsemury McMardo has lixed up a new Mathieson) ; :“é‘gfiiggbkrfiiabmhm- the $3"er a magical mgwnal to build a cffarcer muslin deal tor the Edinburgh Craig Mchturdo in The [wilt-Fit i Caledonia" (Fringe, P Elie-e people in the 3? 52h 3:81.321; Stu tends “my I"t In ca” You W concam (Him) “Hull’s ilall WON” i Caledonian Brewery street in Scotland that As a mat, mats out {MANN I'M "I" in," bill“ 88 72) 568 2019. 1-4 509i. 7.30m, £10, . (Venue 94). 220 1550. 28 look like me.‘ she said John Wallace, trumpet III Kim-Fit Concerts . That Will £3 (£7), £6 Aug. 4 Sept. 8pm: £4.50. recently. ‘and I think. Oh. players know their ; I occasionalsil‘ringe) yeah. that‘s what lam. composers personally, I George Watson s College I’m seeing somethIng Following on from The MacMillan, he instrumental folk music. represent the new wave of ; (VCUUC 125) 220 2462. 28 , that:s Inherently a part of Stockhausen, Bil-twisuo promises, will include one and It’s nearly always Scottlsh ceilidh bands, Aug. 9.30pm. £4.50 me,

and Maxwell Davies. already this year in Britain there have been essays by Robert Saxton and Dominic Muldowney. Now James MacMillan. a trumpet player himself. brings his own distinctive style to the theatre of concerto.

Wallace, one of the world's major soloists. reflects wryly that each new work brings new demands. Preparing each one is an exercise in

or two surprises. as well as a finale in a kind of House dance style. The concert also features The Confession of Isobel Gowdl'e and Stravinsky‘s Rite of Spring. (Peter Cudmore)

I Epiclesis - A Trumpet Concerto (International Festival) Philharmonia Orchestra. Usher Hall. 225 5756. 27 Aug. 8pm. £8~£23.


better to hear traditional music at a ceilidh rather than in the concert hall, where the feet are inhibited.

Ceilidh dancing. traditional dancing and country dancing have seen a huge increase in popularity over the last few years and Edinburgh has a large crowd of regular terpsichores.

lfyou haven‘t Stripped the Willow or Dashed off a White Sergeant. these

with an enthusiasm and unconventionality that has energised what had

become a very moribund

I (£3.50); Fringe Club (Venue 2) 226 5257. 2

Sept. midnight. Free with Fringe Club membership. I Wild Cigarillos (Fringe) Acoustic Music Centre (Venue 20) 220 2462, 27.

28 Aug. 10.30pm. £4.50


I iiobert Fish Band (Book Festival) Spiegeltent. Charlotte Square. 225 2000. 29 Aug. 8pm. £4 (£2).


A large factor in Griffith‘s popularity over here is her unmanufactured image. Rejecting the ‘New Country‘ bracket that was used to market her. she has never. throughout her

ten-LP career. put herself forward as anything other

than what she is and by doing so has found audiences in places that New Country stars never could. (Alastair Mabbott) l ilanci Griffith (Fringe)


g a

i istics. a bit like an ice- are the bands I Edinburgh Castle sister’s sequence of recommended ‘0 83‘ YOU I I Esplanade. 031 557 6969. jumps- an exercise in on the floor. but also \_ y I ; 031 557 2590‘ 041 227 technique and at the same Dance has always been stimulate the musical | As one of (he headliners 551 l. 3 Sept. 7pm. £18. mm a communicative act. the driving force behind appetite. All the groups the It Fish Band 5 of this year‘s series of I £15.


The National Association of Youth Orchestras - PRESIDENT SIMON RA'ITLE CBE

presents the




OPEN MON - SAT 8.00AM - 10.45PM


“553' is WE”


30 concerts by over 2000 of Britain ’s top young musicians with guests from the USA and Germany

CalrflflalTolla‘oss. Sat l4thAug-Sat4thSch, I993 MFringcpogmundomfadaaikofdamumesnndeonccns Tickets: Fringe Box Ofiioc (031-226-5138) or at Central Hall

54 The List 27 August—9 September 1993