SUNDAY 23 .
I Ounoon Jazz Festival Various venues in Dunoon. Info from ()369 3785. Noon-Midnight. £12 (weekend £24). A full programme for the ﬁnal day. again with a good range of music. from trad through to very contemporary. There are additional chances to hear Harry Beckett, this time with the Strathclyde Youth Jan Orchestra (Queen's Hall. 3—5pm). and the Jean Toussaint Ouartet (Park Hotel. 3—5pm). plus Suzanne Bonnar fronting the excellent six-piece band which she currently leads (Queen's Hall. 7—9pm). See preview.
I Lammas Tron Jazz Cellar. Tron Tavern and Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). There are a
number of musicians now involved in cross-breeding jazz with folk. but this Anglo-Scottish-lrish quintet is definitely one of the front runners. Led by saxophonist Tim Garland and Dundonian guitarist (and acclaimed poet) Don Paterson. the band have evolved a very distinctive and highly creative musical direction which is still in the process of developing. Their second album. featuring tonight's line-up with uillean piper and percussionist Steafan Hannigan. drummer Mark Fletcher. and singer Christine Tobin. is due for imminent release on the EF]. label. Highly recommended.
I Why Hot? Tron Jazz Cellar. Tron Tavem and Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £3 (£2). Guitarist Kevin Murray is the most familiar name in this new band from Dundee. led by pianist Matthew Bartlett. with Chris
Agnew on bass. and Gary McEwan on drums. They play a combination of modern jazz. fusion and funk. and make
their Tron debut toniht. FRIDAY 28
I Harry Connick, Jr SECC. Finneston. 248 9999. 7.30pm. £19.50. £17. Anyone who has seen Connick perform will know that he is a genuinely major talent. irrespective of all the media hype which surrounds him. This latest visit is billed as The Funk Tour. and features the young smoothie exploring a new and. well. funkier direction with the Leroy Jones Quintet.
I Eddie Severn Quartet The 13th Note. 80 Glassford Street. venue 553 1638; info 887 4733. 9.30pm. £4 (£3). The trumpeter has been working on a new set of compositions (courtesy of a Scottish Arts Council award) for this band. which features pianist Tristan Harris. Les Booth on bass. and drummer Tom Bancroft.
I Glasgow Jan Record Club Unitarian Church. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.45pm. Jack Goode goes ‘Reminiscing in Tempo'. Contact Bill Winter on 944 4402 for membership details.
I Moscow Art Trio BBC Studios. Queen Street. 668 2019. Cancelled.
I Eddie Severn Ouartet Tron Jazz Cellar. Tron Tavern and Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £3 (£2). See Fri 28.
I WEDNESDAY 2 1 Edinburgh
' I Bill Simpson Ouartet Tron Jazz Cellar.
Tron Tavern and Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £3 (£2). Modern jazz from the saxophonist and his band. with Lachlan McColl on guitar. Lindsay Cooper on bass. and drummer Alan Pendreigh.
THURSDAY 3 '
I Guy Barker Ouintet City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 8pm. £7.50 (£3). Assembly Direct gave Guy Barker the opportunity to put this band together for their K ind ofB/ue season in May. The results were excellent. and Assembly now offer a touring platform for the band‘s sophisticated take on contemporary bop mores. The trumpeter has assembled a top-notch European outﬁt. featuring the Icelandic saxophonist Siggl Flosason (heard here with the Rekjavik Jazz Quartet a couple of years back). electrifying Portugese pianist Bernardo Sassetti, and Barker‘s regular bass partner Alec Oankworth, while new man Ralph Salmins takes over in the drum seat. The band go onto Edinburgh (Queen's Hall. Fri 4. 8.30pm) and Aberdeen (Music
Hall. Sat 5. 8.30pm).
The following details are for regular weekly dates: see main listings tor one- ori shows. Gigs are listed by city, then by day. Residencies will be listed, provided that up-to-date details are supplied to us. Jazz Residencies listings compiled by Kenny Mathieson.
I The Jazz Ouartet Kelvin Park Lorne Hotel. 923 Sauchiehall Street. 334 4891. 9.30—11.30pm. Mainstream and Latin.
I Oissen Tango’d Brewery Tap. 1055 Sauchiehall Street. 339 8866. 9pm. Jazz funk.
I Gaite Oui Gantinetta Italian Centre. 17 John Street. 552 6099. 9pm—midnight. Various. not always jazz.
I Jazz Cabaret Cottier's. 93—95 Hyndland Road. 357 5825. 11pm. Supper Club (minimum supper charge applies). I Jazz Piano Mitchells. North Street. 1—2.30pm. Lounge piano.
I Jazz Piano Baby Grand, 3f7 Elmbank Gardens. 10pm. Lounge pianist.
I George Penman’s Jazzrnen Carnegie’s. 142 St Vincent Street. 226 3833. 2.30—5.30pm. Traditional.
I MU Blowing Band Lauder's. Sauchiehall Street. 2—5pm. Informal big band.
I George McGowan Orchestra The 13th Note. 80 Glassford Street. 553 1638. 2pm. Big band.
I Harry Margolis and His Band L’Attache. 27 Waterloo Street. 2-5pm. Swing.
GROVER WASHINGTON, JR.
’All My Tomorrows'
The saxophone star, in the company of some of the
leading lights of modern
jazz, presents an acoustic
collection of romantic ballads and soul-soothing sounds. ' Including 'When I Fall in Love', 'Nature Boy' and
For a complete Sony Jazz listing. please write to: SONY JAZZ, 10 GREAT MARLBOROUGH STREET. LONDON WW ZLP.
TOTAL COMMITMENT T0 JAZZ
((11 l \llil \
’|\/lo’ Cream from the Crop'
The debut solo release from trumpeter/vocalist and member of Harry Connick, Jr.'s band.
13 songs including
’Mood lndigo', 'Sweet Lorraine’ plus original compositions by Leroy Jones.
See Leroy Jones and his band on tour with Harry Connick, Jr.
OCTOBER : 21 BIRMINGHAM. NEC - 22 SHEFFIELD, Arena 23 NEWCASTLE City Hall - 24 DUBLIN - 26 MANCHESTER, Apollo - 29 BRIGHTON, Centre 31 LONDON, Royal Albert Hall - NOVEMBER : 1 LONDON, Royal Alben Hall 2 LONDON, Royal Albert Hall
28 GLASGOW, SECC
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