Oates 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 at least one week before publication. Jazz listings compiled by Kenny Mathieson.
I Glasgow Jan Record Club Unitarian Church. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.30pm Contact lirnle Spiers. 14 Giendee Road. Renfrew (886 2949) for mellibership details. Tonight's subject is clarinettist Jimmy Guiffre. with Jack Rutherford choosing the prime cuts.
I Ounfermline Jazz Festival Various venues. Dunferliiline. Programme information from 01383 720999. Carol Kidd and the File Youth Jazz Orchestra headline in a one—off concert at the Carnegie Hall (01383 720108. 7.30pm. £750 (£40. btlt the Festival as a whole has taken a different direction this year in the remainder of the venues. The programming logic has been to go for bigger rather than better (which. given the limitations of the ptlb and hotel venues. is probably wise). and there is a much stronger emphasis on blues and on free events. with ticket prices held down to £3 on the ones where you do need to pay. The musicians are all Scottish-based. and there are no big names other than Carol this year. bill with over twenty venues. there is no shortage of choice. and there are also satellite gigs at venues ill Crossl'ord. Rosylh. North Queensferry. Kingseat. lnverkeithing. Hill of Beath and Cowdenbeath.
I Ounfermline Jazz Festival Various venues. Dunfermline. Programme information from 01383 720999. The Razamaiazz project will bring lots of street music and a distinct party atmosphere to the centre of town and Pittencrieff Park ill the afternoon. with another mixed bag of Scottish blues and jazz outifts scattered around the various venues ill the evening sessions.
I Amnesty International Freedom Gala King's Theatre. Bath Street. 227 5511. 7pm. £5—£20. The Amnesty International Freedom Festival launches with a spectacular concert featuring various classical forces. and jazz cont
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from singer Carol Kidd, saxophonist Tommy Smith, and guitarist Martin Taylor. I Allan Bunting’s Jazz Time Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. l—3pm. Free. Mainstream.
I Ounfermline Jazz Festival Various venues. Dunfermline. Programme information from 01383 720999. A slimmed down final afternoon session. and a couple of stragglers to take it into the evening.
1 I Edith Budge and Friends Fat Sam's
,‘ Down Town Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 31 1 1. 7.30pm. No cover charge for
l diners; phone for reservations. Jazz and
5 blues singer.
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l I Jazz ’N’ 30! Pizza lixpress. 151 Queen
Street. 221 3333. Dining from 8pm:
performance 9—1 1.30pm. No music
i charge unless otherwise stated. Bit of
j crafty wordplay here for accordion player Jilil Campbell. who leads a trio on this
I Fat Sam’s Band Fat Sam's Down Town Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 8pm. No cover charge for diners; phone for reservations. Jump-jive and swing.
I Baby lsaac Fat Sam‘s Down Town Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 7.30pm. No cover charge for diners; phone for reservations. Blues band.
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.30pm. Contact Ernie Spiers. l4 Glendee Road. Renfrew (886 2949) for membership details. Bill Ogston advances the proposition that ‘Jazz is Food and Drink'.
I Steve Hamilton The Jazz Club. MacRobert Centre Foyer. University of Stirling. 01786 461081. 10.30pm. £5 (£2). See preview.
I Humphrey Lyttelton, George Melly and Kenny Ball Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfleld Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £8.50 —£l2.50 (£10.50). A similar package combination has toured with some success before. but with Acker Bilk rather than George Melly.
Blowing his on trumpet: Humphrey Lyttleton plays inlet George Melly and Kenny Bell,
Glasgow, Sun 17
Gultarlst Phil lee duets with oonlst Martin Speake, Edinburgh, Wed 20
although the best thing to come out of that may well have been the subsequent
i collaboration between Humph and Acker.
one of the best traditional-niainstream projects of recent years. All three leaders will play with their own hands. but the
1 publicity also promises they will be
together on stage. and that this will be the final tour in this format. The concert will
also feature a ‘battle of the drums' (ear
plugs optional) between Lloyd Ryan and Russell Gilbrook.
I Picante Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. l—3pni. Free. Latin and modern jazz from this quintet led by drummer Ken Mathieson. with Jimmy Woods on saxophone and Donald Corbett on trumpet.
I Humphrey Lyttelton, George Melly and Kenny Ball Festival Theatre. 13—29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. 7.30pm. £9.50 (£7.50)—£l2.50 (£10.50). See Still 17.
I Mike Hart’s Ragtimers Fat Sam‘s Down Town Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 31 1 1. 7.30pm. No cover charge for diners; phone for reservations. Traditional.
I Syd lawrence Orchestra Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. 7.30pm. £9.50.£8.50.£7.50. The Syd Lawrence Orchestra became one of Britain‘s most celebrated big bands under their late leader. and the present day outfit. now directed by Bryan Pendelton. carry on the Glenn Miller-inspired tradition which made the group such a popular draw.
I Bird Five Plus Pizza Express. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. Dining from 8pm; performance 9—1 1.30pm. No music charge unless otherwise stated. Mainstream and early bop stylists.
I Martin Speake and Phil Lee Tron Jazz Cellar. Tron Tavern and Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). The Edinburgh Jazz Project launch their autumn programme with this intriguing English duo. See preview.
I Fat Sam's Band Fat Sam‘s Down Town Diner. 56-58 Fountainbridge. 228 31 1 1. 8pm. No cover charge for diners; phone for reservations. Swing and jump-jive.
THURSDAY 21 Edinburgh
I Kings of the Wild Frontier Fat Sam's Down Town Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 311 1. 7.30pm. No cover charge for diners; phone for reservations. Blues band led by guitarist Jim Condie.
The following details are for regular weekly dates: see main listings for one- off 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 Chris Clark Ouartet Quarterdeck Bar. Glasgow Moat House Hotel. Congress Road. 306 9988. 9pm. Mainstream.
I Jazz Piano Baby Grand. 3—7 l-Zlmbank Gardens. 248 4942. 10pm. Lounge pianist.
I live Jazz lllll on the Green. 23 Greenhead Street. Bridgelon. 9pm. Artists vary. usually traditional.
I George Penman’s Jazzmen 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 Harry Margolis and His Band L'Attache. 27 Waterloo Street. 221 3210. 2—5pm. Swing.
I Bill Fanning's Big Band The Iron Horse. 115 West Nile Street. 2—5pm. Big band.
I Oissen Tango’d Brewery Tap. 1055 Sauchiehall Street. 339 8866. 9pm. Jazz funk.
I Jazz Piano Baby Grand. 3—7 lilmbank Gardens. 248 4942. 10pm. Lounge pianist.
I live Jazz Inn on the Green. 23 Greenhead Street. Bridgeton. 9pm. Artists vary. usually traditional.
I Anton Soler Jazz Brunch. Pizza Express. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. 2-5pm. No music charge for diners. Singer and pianist.
I Stratliclyde Youth Jazz Orchestra The 13th Note. 80 Glassford Street. 553 1638. 2.30pm. Free. Alternate weeks; classic and contemporary big band charts.
I Tap Trio Brewery Tap. 1055 Sauchiehall Street. 339 8866. 2.30pm. Mainstream to modern.
I John Murray Orchestra Central Hotel. Gordon Street. 221 9680. 8pm. Big band. I Jeannie Maxwell and the Glaswegians Curlers. 256 Byres Road. 334 1284. 8pm. Traditional.
I Russell Cowleson Ouintet Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 8pm. Modern.
I lllgel Clarke, Brian Kellock and Kenny Ellis McChuill's. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 9pm. Modern.
I Blackfriars Collective Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Modern.
I Fionna Duncan and Friends McChuill‘s. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 8pm. Traditional and mainstream singer. I live Jazz State Bar. 148 Holland Street. 332 2159. 9pm. Artists vary (musicians wanted).
I George Ogilvle’s Dixieland Jan Band Boswell Hotel. 27 Mansionhouse Road. Langside. 8.30pm. Dixieland.
I Jan Plano Baby Grand. 3—7 Elmbank Gardens, 248 4942. 9pm. Lounge pianist.
45 The List 8-21 Sept 1995