I Gary Fimister QuintetTron Jazz Cellar. Tron Tavern and Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £3 (£2). Bass player Gary Fimister leads the latest litte- up ofhis young bop-based outﬁt. featuring the scintillating pianism of Dave Milligan.
I Fat Sam‘s Band Fat Sam's Down Town Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 31 l 1. 8pm. No cover charge for diners; phone for reservations. Swing and jump-jive.
THURSDAY 28 Edinburgh
I The Dreamliners Fat Sam's Down Town Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 31 l 1. 7.30pm. No cover charge for diners; phone for reservations. Fusion ofearly rock and roll. jump-jive and swing.
I Bill Kyle’s Decoy Basement Jazz. The Ramshorn Theatre. Ingram Street. info on 887 4733. IOpm—lam. £4 (£3). Drummer Bill Kyle leads his latest bop—fusion outﬁt. featuring Eddie Severn on trumpet and saxophonist Martin Kershaw.
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.30pm. Contact Ernie Spiers. l4 Glendee Road. Renfrew (886 2949) for membership details. Drummer and broadcaster Ken Mathieson works his way through a lengthily titled double bill encompassing ‘Father Of All Jazz Reeds' (presumably a look at clarinet players) and ‘Who Really Wrote What.‘
I Russell Gowieson Duintet The Jazz Club. MacRobert Centre Foyer. University Of Stirling. 01786 461081. 10.30pm. £5 (£2). Exhilarating contemporary bop from saxophonist Russell Cowieson. who continues to fulﬁl the promise he has shown since his days in the SYJO. and his excellent band.
SUNDAY 1 Edinburgh
I Home Duncan — Friends and Neighbour Tron Jazz Cellar. Tron Tavern and Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). An Anglo-Scottish get together as singer Fionna Duncan joins forces with her regular partner. bass maestro Ronnie Rae. and a trio of London-based musicians led by saxophonist and clarinetist Pete Neighbour (thus the punning title).
MONDAY 2 Motherwell
I Mary Gougblan Band Motherwell Concert Hall. Motherwell. 01698 267515. 7.30pm. £6.50—£8. The Irish singer is not a straight jazz artist by any means. but there has always been a strong leaning toward jazz phrasing in her singing. and one which often becomes the dominant note in her work. Part of the Motherwell Music Festival.
I Barney McGrew Experience The Exchequer. Dumbarton Road. 8pm. Free. Local outﬁt describing themselves as a ‘Funkin’ Acid Jazz Fusion band'. which might be seen as either commendable eclecticism or hedging their bets a little.
I Edith Budge and Friends Fat Sam's Down Town Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 7.30pm. No cover charge for
diners; phone for reservations. Jazz and blues singer.
I Jazz at Pizza Express Pizza Express. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. Dining from 8pm; performance 9-I 1.30pm. No music charge unless otherwise stated. A late call- off has meant that the artists for this date
' were still to be conﬁrmed at press time ——
check with venue. Ziggy Zigman. the programmer for Pizza Express. tells us that a new regular Saturday night session will launch on Sat 7 (see next issue for details). but that the Sunday lunchtime residence has now ended.
I Hermon X Tron Jazz Cellar. Tron Tavern and Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £3 (£2). A rare Edinburgh outing for this highly regarded Glasgow outfit. whose heavily percussive variation on the contemporary Latin-jazz groove will be in marked contrast to that of Picante last week.
I Fat Sam’s Band Fat Sam's Down Town Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 31 l 1. 8pm. No cover charge for diners; phone for reservations. Swing and jump-jive.
I Terry lightfoot and His Band Motherwell Concert Hall. Motherwell. ()1698 267515. 7.30pm. £36. £37. These doyens of the British trad jazz scene join in with the festivities at the Motherwell Music Festival.
I Baby Isaac Fat Sam‘s Down Town . Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 7.30pm. No cover charge for diners; phone for reservations. Blues band.
The following details are tor regular weekly dates: see main listings tor one- oil 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 Duartet Quarterdeck Bar. Glasgow Moat House Hotel. Congress Road. 306 9988. 9pm. Mainstream.
I Jazz Plano Baby Grand. 3—7 Elmbank Gardens. 248 4942. 10pm. Lounge pianist.
I Live Jan Inn on the Green. 23 Greenhead Street. Bridgeton. 9pm. Artists vary. usually traditional.
I George Penman’s Jamnen 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. Swin .
I Bill Fanning’s Big Band The Iron Horse. 115 West Nile Street. 2—5pm. Big band.
I Dissen Tango’d Brewery Tap. 1055 Sauchiehall Street. 339 8866. 9pm. Jazz funk.
I Jazz Piano Baby Grand. 3—7 Elmbank
Gardens. 248 4942. 10pm. Lounge pianist.
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