MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
I Jan Gyika Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £4. A night for you guitar virtuoso sorts with a chap who used to be Flash Bastard. Zodiac Mindwarp's hatchet man. and graduated to doing the music for that Im Bru advert. Speedy. dense instrumental metal should be the order of the evening.
I Workers In Song Gallery Bar. North Bank Street. The Mound. 9pm—1am. Free. Information: 440 4303. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters. with around ten performers playing three or four songs each.
I Maya’s Voice Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I lied Hot 8 Blue L’Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
I The Strawbs Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 8pm. £7.50. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Renowned for a string of singles and albums in the early 70s. and best known for their bar room stomper ‘Part Of The Union‘.
I lark R. G.'s. Queen Street. 221 2200. 10pm. Free. Pleasing introspective songs from Susan Mahoney which can be performed solo or with a band set-up. I llorth Glasgow Music MacSorley‘s. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Bands from the college play a set each.
I llectar 3, The Joyriders and Trumpetworm Venue. Calton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £4. A showcase for the Incredible Shrinking Records label. and a strong one at that. Nectar 3 are a hot and heavyish local ticket who havejust put out their debut EP. For fiery rings of melody. look no further than The Joyn'ders. who came out of the ashes of The Cateran. Trumpetworm are less familiar. but despite having won a competition on Tommy Vance's Radio One Rock Show. they come recommended. They feature a trumpet in addition to a hard guitar sound.
I The breathing and Die llappy Music Box. Victoria Street. 225 2564. £2. A very reasonable door charge and as good a way as any to catch the swirls of Aberdeen folk-rockers The Dreaming and the bouncy onslaught of Edinburgh funkmetalmen Die Happy.
I The Fugue La Belle Angele. Hasties Close (behind The Pelican). Cowgate. 225 2774. 10pm—2am. £3.50/£2.50. Trashy guitar cuts through samples and all manner of clever sound technology.
I Drug of Choice Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £2. 60s garage punk inclinations from this band. doing their first Edinburgh gig for a long time. Debut album ‘Cooler‘ is out on independent German label Three Lines Records.
I lied llot & Blue Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free.
I Mustang Sally L‘Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
I Hearsay Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I live music Queen Street Oyster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free.
I live music West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free.
I Mary-Chapin Carpenter Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Sauchiehall Street. 7.30pm. £10 balcony seats only left. Tickets from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Deservedly reigning as the almost- undisputed queen of country-pop crossover. Her last album. Come 01:. Come On should be immediately purchased and religiously listened to at
least twice a day.
I Jan Gyrka King Tut’s. Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Tickets from King Tut‘s and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. See Tues 19.
I Dog Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free.
I Green, Eska, The Stanleys and Uresei Yatsura Nice ‘n’ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. A Kazoo Club special.
I Seventh lleaven MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Soulful R &
B. I The lost Soul Band Batcave. Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. East Kilbride.
. 03552 29771. 10pm. £3. See Wed 13. Plus
a Monkees/Beatles tribute disco. ? I Frenzy Dugout. Cathcart Street.
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Greenock. 0475 27918. 9.30pm. £2. I Jeopardy Twa Corbies. Kilbowie Road.
‘ Cumbernauld. 0236 727473. 9pm. Free.
I Gruslizone, Burn and Unfamiliar Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 9pm. £3. Expect a very quick sell-out. on the part of the tickets rather than the bands.
over 250. so together in the confines of the Subway. they should be trouble.
I Woodside llow Pelican. Cowgate. 225 5413. See Tue 12.
I Dr Octopus and Tartan Amoebas La Belle Angele. Hastie‘s Close (behind the Pelican). Cowgate. 225 2774. 9pm—3am.
'i I Kenny Ball and linker Bilk Glasgow 5 Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street.
£5/£3. AMPS event featuring quality local ; , , _ . _ . doyens of the Bntish traditional jazz scene
bands from the Hooch package as well as a compere and stalls. Dr Octopus deliver funk on top of the Amoebas' irresistable
ceilidh tunes. Rude club afterwards.
I Papa’s Magic Beard Queen Margaret
College. Clerwood Terrace. Students and guests only. Energetic funk from this cool-
as-mince local act.
I Bluetinger Platform One. Rutland Street. 225 2433. 9.30pm. Free.
I Freedom Train St James Oyster Bar.
Calton Road. 557 2925. 10.30pm. Free.
See Thurs 14. I Shibboleth L’Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free.
3 I Acoustic lam session Granny’s Attic. , Bath Street. Portobello. 669 1780. 9pm.
Free. The duo One Point Two in a session
i of folk. pop and whatever people can join
I live music Negociants. Lothian Street.
3 225 6313. 10pm. Free.
I live music Cas Rock Cafe. West Port. 229 4341. 9pm. Free.
Dates listed below are for one-oft shows: see seperate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Perlonnances will be listed, provided that details reach our oﬂlces at least one week before publication. Jan Listings compiled by Kenny Matlileson.
I Fred Guiniby Quartet The 13th Note. 80 Glassford Street. 887 4733. 9.30pm. £4 (£3) The new season ofjazz gigs in this atmospheric basement club (formerly held
‘ on Fridays) got under way with bluesman
Fraser Spiers last week. Despite their
name. tonight’s band are actually a young
5 seven-piece outﬁt with a distinctly funky ? outlook. There will be no gig on Sat 16.
j however. to leave the field clear for the
. Dunoon Jazz Festival. but normal service ‘ will resume on a weekly basis thereafter.
I John Murray Big Band Society of
Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. 221 6112. E 2—5pm. £1. Mainstream.
; lead their respective long-running bands. ‘ and are joined on the bill by trumpeter . Kenny Baker and trombonist uon lusher.
: extravaganza aimed at raising funds to i help the currently financially-troubled
i I Ken Peplowski and The Sandy Taylor ; Trio Society of Musicians. 73 Berkeley
‘ residency gives way to a hugely welcome ; return visit for this brilliant clarinettist and ‘; saxophonist. For me. he is the most
§ player around.
-: I Peanuts llucko’s Anglo-American All-
M .' ' ..73B‘k>l‘ St“t.2216112. Independently these bands pull crowds of = "imam U L “y r“
I George Penman‘s Jamen Society of Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. 221 6112. 8.30pm-midnight. £4. Leading Dixieland band. plus guests.
I Big Band Session Society of Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. 221 6112. 2—5pm. £1. The Strathclyde Youth Jazz Orchestra alternate with the Tim Barella Big Band.
I lindsay Cooper Quartet Jazz Cellar. Tron Tavern and Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 9pm. £4 (£3.50). The bass and tuba player leads an exploratory quartet featuring Robert Henderson on trumpet. John Burgess on saxophone. and drummer Alan Pendreigh. Expect them to move toward the freer end of the jazz spectrum.
Glasgow I Kit Carey’s Jazz Band Society of
9pm—midnight. £2. Traditional.
I Freddie King Quintet Jazz Cellar. Tron
I. Tavern and Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 9pm. £3 (£2). The Edinburgh-
based singer leads a band with John Foley
227 5511. 8pm. £15—£10. These two
whojointly lead a third outfit.
I ’llound lloon, ’llound Midnight Society of Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. 221 6112. Noon. £8 (£6). An all-day
Society. Around 30 musicians will be taking part in the course of the day. in styles ranging from traditional to modern. With Ball and Bilk on at the Concert Hall. however. timing could have been better.
Street. 221 6112. 8pm. £7 (£4). The usual
consistently fascinating mainstreamjazz
I lan Carr and the Chick lyall Trio Jazz Cellar. Tron Tavern and Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 9pm. £4 (£3.50). A rare visit from one of the major figures on the British jazz scene. See
I Carol Kidd Trio The Village Theatre. East Kilbride. 03552 48669. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). An East Kilbride Arts Festival date for the popular Scottish singer.
Stars Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8.30pm. £9.50. £8 (£4 on door). Veteran US clarinettist leads a high quality mainstream band to launch Assembly Direct's latest Jazz Directions series. See preview.
Glasgow I John Murray Big Band Society of
Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. 221 6112. 2—5pm. £1. Mainstream.
I George Penman‘s Jazznien Society of Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. 221 6112. 8.30memidnight. £4. Dixieland.
I Graig McMurdo in That Swing Thang BBC Studios. Queen Street. 668 2019. 8pm. £7.50. A smaller than usual venue for the singer in his home town. but if it proves to be sold out. you can also catch him on Fri 15. just across the Forth at the Carnegie Hall. Dunfermline. 8pm. £6.50 (£4). Other dates include the Gaiety Theatre. Ayr (Fri 8); Volunteeer Hall. Galashiels (Sat 9); The Rep Theatre. Dundee (Sun 17); and Younger Hall. St Andrews (Fri 22). See Wed 20—Thurs 21 for Glasgow dates.
I Peanuts llucko’s Anglo-American All- Stars City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 8pm. £8.50 (£4). See Fri 15.
lOBig Band Session Society of Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. 221 6112. 2—5pm. £1. See Sunday 26.
(sax). Lachlan McColl (guitar). and Bill Kyle (drums). with a bass player still to be
5 confirmed. Freddie's idiosyncratic style is
not to everyone‘s taste. but he pulled a good crowd last time. so get there early to guarantee a seat.
I Kit Carey’s Jazz Band Society of Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. 221 6112. 9pm—midnight. £2. Traditional.
I Graig McMurdo in That Swing Thang The Ferry. Clyde Street. 227 5511. £7.50 (£4). See Sat 16.
I Sandy Taylor and Henry Fullerton Society of Musicians. 73 Berkeley Street. 221 6112. 8.30pm. £1. Mainstream piano and bass duo. plus guests.
I Paul Flush Jazz Cellar. Tron Tavern
and Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 9pm. £2 (£2). Okay. I know I said this was on last issue. but they changed the programme on me. This will be the debut as leader for this young English pianist. currently resident in Edinburgh.
I Graig McMurdo in That Swing Thang The Ferry. Clyde Street. 227 5511. £7.50 (£4). See Sat 16.
OUTSIDE THE CITIES
I Aberdeen Alternative Festival Thurs 14—Sat 23. various venues in Aberdeen. While funk legend James Brown’s only UK date will catch the headlines. the AAF has its usual quota of fine jazz. Like Glasgow. it opens with the popular but dodgy Jools Holland Big Band (Music Hall. Thurs 14. 7.30pm). followed by a rare date from the African crossover trumpet star Hugh Masekela (Music Hall. Fri 15. 7.30pm). Peanuts llucko (see preview) is at the Arts Centre with local man Sandy West (Sat 16. 8pm). but they save the best till last with Lester Bowle’s
4D The List 8—21 October 1993