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will be joined by Paul Henderson and Chris Agnew from the Roll Wyn James band. 1 first heard Gilbrook in the Chris Barber Band. but he admits his real passion is not so much forjazz as for rock and blues. He sounded pretty sensational a year ago. but by all accounts he has been hard at work on his playing. and is even more impressive now.



I Hermon X The 13th Note. 80 Glassford Street. venue 553 1638; info 887 4733. 9.30pm. £4 (£3). Exuberant fusions of all kinds from this increasingly hip Glasgow outfit to close the current season at The 13th Note in colourful style.

I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.45pm. Ronnie Mackie considers the career of trumpeter and bandleader Harry James. Contact Bill Winter on 944 4402 for membership details.


I Nigel Clark Ouintet MacRobert Centre. University of Stirling. 0786 46108 1.

10.30pm. £5 (£3). See Wed 7.



I lligel Clark Quintet City Hall Bar. Bell Street. 227 5511. 8pm. £5 (£3). See Wed

; 7. ' Glasgow

I Craig McMurdo’s Cool Yule Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 8pm.

£6 (£4). The singer warms up for his

Christmas bashes in Edinburgh (Fri 16.

Queen's Hall. 668 2019) and Glasgow (Sat 17. Old Athenaeum. 332 2333) with a return visit to a venue where he usually packs the house. Expect some of the corniest songs ever written.


I Jim Mullen and the Bill Kyle Trio Tron Jazz Cellar. Tron Tavern and Ceilidh

House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. 5 £4 (£3). Glaswegian guitarist Jim Mullen

has been based in London for many years. but is always a very welcome visitor north

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powered quartet or. as on this occasion. as a soloist with locally-based players. A strong finale to the current season at the

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I Nigel Clark unintet The Music Box. Victoria Street. 668 2019. 8.30pm. £5 (£3). See Wed 7.



I Freshly Squeezed La Belle Angele. Hastie‘s Close. Cowgate. 225 2774. Doors and DJs from 9pm; band 11.15pm; closes 2am. £2. Following a successful debut at Squid during the festival. Freshly Squeezed re-launch their particular brand ofJazz-Hip Hop fusion. The line-up includes a six-piece band with three horns. two top Edinburgh DJs. and a rapper. Bass player and organiser Tony Thomas believes that no one else is presenting this kind of music live in Scotland. and promises that it will be ‘a bit like Us3. only better‘. Get there early

a sell-out is expected.


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


I Weekly Ceilidh Dance The Ferry. Clyde Place. 10pm. £6 (£4). Tickets at the venue or in advance from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511.

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


I Michael Marra/Palaver Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 7.30pm. £5. Tron Tavern Festival of Folk presents Dundee's greatest contribution to contemporary culture in the songwriting and piano skills of Mike Marra. here supported by an a cappella. all women group who don't restrict themselves to traditional song.

I Sessions Auld Alliance Bar and Main Bar. Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. Free. Late Session ll.30pm. £2. Tron Tavern Festival of Folk

I Scottish Blend Marco's Leisure Centre. Grove Street. Bar. 8pm. £3.50 (£3). Ceilidh dance band.

' I Urban Gypsies Scruffy Murphy's.

George [V Bridge. 225 1681. 9pm. Free.



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

I Spaced Out Cowboys Scotia Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 3pm. Free.


I Song Concert Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 2.30pm—5pm. £2. The place to be if you want to hear the authentic sound of unaccompanied traditional song as it survives today. Stornoway's Mary Smith is a renowned exponent of the various forms ofGaelic song. Kevin Mitchell has the high. pure singing style of Ulster. Heather Heywood has a beautiful. convincing way with Scots ballad and song. anti the presenter and proprietor Cy Laurie has a fine talent. understanding and repertoire of the Scots/lrish tradition of the West of Scotland. Tron Tavern Festival of Folk

I Sessions Auld Alliance Bar and Main Bar. Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. All day. Free. Late Session 11.30pm. £2. Tron Tavern Festival of Folk I Seelyhoo/lleather Innes and Tandem Tron Folk Club. Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 7.30pm. £5. Highly talented new Edinburgh-based band with beguiling vocals and bass. bouzouki. accordion. fiddle. guitar. drums. percussion and piano. includes the Wrigley Sisters and Ceolbeg's Jim Walker. Tron Tavern Festival of Folk

I Greenpeace Ceilidh Assembly Rooms. George Street. 8pm. £5 (£3). Ticketline 220 4349. or from the Peace and Justice Centre. St John‘s Church. West End of Princes Street. Bar. Raffle. Games. Merchandise. Food. Music supplied by this year‘s winners of the Bute Festival's World Ceilidh Band Championship. Last

54 The List 2—15 December 1994