MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
I Johnson Brothers West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free. Rock and pop covers.
I Bluefinger Madogs. George Street. 225 3408. 10.30pm. Free. Rock covers.
I Rab Rowatt Cas Rock Cafe. 2294341. 4pm. Blues.
I Johnson Brothers St James Oyster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 10pm. Free. Rock and pop covers.
I Gods of Glam Madogs. George Street. 225 3408. 10.30pm. Free. Chicago blues. I los Supremos West lind ()yster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free.
I live Music Gold Tankard. l-loudon Street. 667 0328. 9pm. Free. Various musicians doing their one man and a guitar cover versions thang.
I The Groove Buffaloes Ryrie's. Haymarket Terrace. 337 7582. 9pm. Blues 'n' rock from the former Volunteers.
I B&B jam session Young's. Learnington Terrace. 3—5pm.
I Richie Henderson Queen Street ()yster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. Blues
I Johnson Brothers Black Bull. Grassmarket. 225 6636. 9pm. Free.
I Patsy Mack Bannerman's. Niddry Street. 556 3254. 9.30pm.
I El Supremo Queen Street ()yster Bar. Queen Street. 226 2530. 10pm. Free. Big Bert out on his tod for some bluesy crooning.
I Highway Jones l.' Attache. Rutland Street. 229 3-102. 10pm. Free. The guitarist from Mustang Sally continues his solo career.
I los Supremos St James ()yster Bar. Calton Road. 557 2925. 9pm. Free.
I Crosstown Black Bull. Grassmarket. 225 6636. 9pm.
I Little Green Monkeys/Richie Henderson Bannerman‘s. Niddry Street. 556 3254. 9.30pm. Alternating weekly.
I Woodstock Taylor Royal Oak. Infirmary Street. 557 2976. llprn. Free. Songstress whose songs range from rock to smokey blues. and usually come with a twist.
I los Supremos Bannermans. Niddry Street. 556 3254. 9.30pm. Rock and blues
I Priests, Thieves and lovers Black Bull. Grassmarket. 225 6636. 9pm.
I Blues Duo Elm Bar. Film Row, 557 4540. 8.30pm. Free. Blues from one member of Blues ‘n‘ Trouble and one member of Texas Breakfast.
I Wonderland NB's Bar. Balmoral Hotel. Princes Street. 556 2414. 9pm. Classic rock 'n‘ roll.
I Prodigal Sons Beehive lnri. Grassmarket. 225 7171. 9pm. Free.
I Blues Incorporated Ryrie‘s. Haymarket Terrace. 3377582. 10pm. Free.
I Hot Tomales West End Oyster Bar. West Maitland Street. 225 3861. 10.30pm. Free.
I Soul Connection L‘Aiiachc. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Big soul band with a beefy brass section.
I Beanbag Deluxe Rutland No l. Rutland Street. 229 3402. 10pm. Free. Covers.
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 at least one week before publication. Jazz listings compiled by Kenny Mathieson.
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.30pm. Contact lirnie Spiers. 14 Cilendee Road. Renfrew (886 2949) for membership details. Jack Rutherford returns to the subject of the great clarineiist in ‘Jimmy Giuffre — Part 2'.
I Carol Kidd with Suzanne Bonnar anil Fianna Duncan Queen's llall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8.30pm. £9.50—£l5 (£6 on door. subject to availability). Assembly Direct return to the Queen's Hall in a year which clocks up 15 years of Friday night jazz at the venue with a summit convention of Scottish women singers. all with entirely distinct styles and . approaches. Women figure prominently in the rest of the season too. with pianist Aziza Mustafa Xadeh and singer Melanie ()‘Reilly still to come.
SATURDAY 10 r
I Rebecca Rollweg Quartet Pizza lixpress. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. 9pm. £4. including aperitif. call for reservations. A visitor from London this week. in the shape of singer Rebecca Hollweg and her quartet. featuring Phil Petkett on piano. Andy Hamill on bass. and Glaswegian drummer Paddy Flaherty.
I Burt—MacDonald Quartet Paisley Arts . Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 8pm. Free. The familiar Sunday lunchtime session moves to an 8pm start time and kicks off with the imaginative contemporary jazz of this fine quartet. featuring George Burt on guitar. Raymond MacDonald on saxophone. Lindsay Cooper on bass (and probably tuba). and drummer Alan Pendriegli. Worth checking out. Edinburgh I The Monday Lizard Traverse Theatre. Cambridge Street. 668 2019. 8-10.30pm. A new development in the Cafe Bar. described as a monthly informal jazz/theatre performance night. offering a planned mixture of satire. new short plays and experimental pieces alongside jazz and new music. Writers and musicians interested in being considered as participants should contact the Traverse's dramaturg. lilla Wildridge. on 228 3223. ' I Blue Hyenas Fat Sam's Down Town 3
Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 31 l 1. 8pm. No cover charge. call for reservations. Blues.
TUESDAY 13 i
I The Dreamliners l‘al Sant‘s‘ Down
Town Diner. 56-58 l-'oiintainbridge. 228 31 l 1. 7.30pm. No cover charge. call for l reservations. liarly rock meets swing and jive.
Town Diner. 56 A58 Fouiilainbridge. ' 3111. 7.30pm. No cover charge. call for
I Madeleine Macoonald Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 8pm. £6 (£1 ). Singer Madeleine MacDonald presents a Valentine's Day special. featuring great love songs. from jazz standards through to k d lang and lilvis Costello.
I Chang R(i's. Queen Street. 221 2200. 8pm. Free. Smooth jazz funk for young (or not so young) lovers.
I Fat Sam’s Band Fat Sam's Down Town Diner. 56-58 Fountainbi‘idge. 228 3111. 8pm. No cover charge. call for reservations. Swing and jump jive.
I Russell Cowieson Quartet Henry’s Basement Bar. Morrison Street (opp .\l(i.\l cinema). 8pni~1am. £2. lixpect polished and exploratory contemporary
jazz in this new weekly gig from one of
Scotland's best young saxophonists. with the promise of guests sitting in.
I Turn Bancroft Orchestra Basement .lazz. The Rainshorn 'l‘heatre. Ingram Street. info on 887 4733. 10pm 1am. £4 (£3). Yes. 1 know we said this gig was happening last week. but promoter lain
(‘opeland has moved it forward to
coincide with the ()rchesti'a's other Scottish dates. See preview.
5 I Jazz ’n’ The Box Pizza lixpress. 151
Queen Street. 221 CANCELLED.
I Violet Leighton Trio Tron .lazz (‘ellarx Tron 'l’avern and (‘eilidli llouse. lluntcr
Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £3 (£2). The
various uncertainties surrounding the lidinburgh .lazz Project's current season have now been resolved. They are scheduled to get underway on Thurs 8 with Bill Kyle's new band Power of 5 (and if you bought your list on the day it came out. you can still catch it). and
continue tonight with the highly-rated singer Violet Leighton, and a trio which
features guitarist Nigel Clark and bassist Euan Vernell. The switch to 'l'liursday night has been confirmed (with the sole L‘XCL‘pllttlt of next week see \Vc‘d :l l. and there w ill be no Sunday gigs until after the liastei' break.
I Peristalsis Brothers l-‘ai Sam's How it
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club t‘niiarian
Church. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.30pm. (‘ontact lirnic Spicrs. l4 (ilendee Road. Renfrew (886 2949) for membership details. Bill Winter spends ‘An livening with Ruby Bi'aff'.
I Tom Bancroft Orchestra Queen's llall. ('lerk Street. 0th 201‘). 7.15pm. £7.51). if) (£4 on door. subject to availability). Note early siai't to accommodate the double- header. See preview.
I Courtney Pine Queen‘s Hall. (‘lei'k Street. 668 2019. 9.30pm. £8.50--£l2.50 (£5 on door. subject to availability). The second half of tonight's double-header sees the return of the always popular saxophonist and his slamming jazz-funk-reggae—hip hop fusion. as featured on his first album for Verve. rl'Im/t'rll Day Jilf.‘ .Srul'rt's. Loud and proud. and likely to be busy.
I Courtney Pine City Hall. Candleriggs. 227 5511. 8pm. £8.50 (£5 on door. subject to availability). See Fri 16.
I linda Fletcher Band Pizza lisprcss. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. 9pm. £4. including aperitif. call for reservations. More jazz singing this week. but from a locally based artist this time. aided by .liiii (‘lellaiid on piano. (ieorge l.er on bass. and drummer Tony .\lcl.cnnan.
I Napier University Big Band Morningside Church. Morningside Road. £4 (£2) by programme on door. This enterprising student band usually offers imaginative charts and solid playing under the direction of leader and arranger .1. Simon van dcr \\'alt. l-ealui'ed composers include Stan Kenton and Herbie Hancock. which gives you an idea of their range.
' SUNDAY 18
I Bird Five l’aisley .-\rls' ('enll‘e. New Street. 887 1010. 8pm. Free. With a name like that you would expect a boppish feel. and that is what you get in swinging versions of the hard bop repertory.
MONDAY 19 Edinburgh
I Kings of the Wild Frontier l-‘ai Sam's Down Town Diner. 56 ~58 Fountaiiibridge. 228 3111. 8pm. No cover charge. call for
: I Picante Fat Sam‘s Down Town Diner. 56 58 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 7.30pm.
No cover charge. call for reservations.
|.atin and hop quintet.
I Clark Tracey Quintet Tron Jazz ('cllar. Tron Tavern and (‘eilidli House. lliinter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). .-\ long-standing booking for this gig means that it will be the only exception to the li.ll"s new 'l‘liui'sday commitment. ('lai'k. the son of pianist Stan 'l'racey. has
developed into one of the best bop and
post-bop drummers m the country. and has established a deserved reputation for leading first-rate hands. This one. which features the dazzling trumpeter ('rerard l’rescncer. will be no exception. in what should be an occasion to warm the dreariest of February nights dow n in the Tron basement.
I Fat Sam’s Band Fat Sam's Down Town Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 8pm. No cover charge. call for reservations. Swing and jump jive.
I Russell Cowieson Quartet Henry is Basement Bar. Morrison Street (opp MUM cinema). 8pm- lam. £2. (‘ontemporary jazz.
I Trio ’96 Pizza lixpress. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. 9pm. £2.50. including aperitif. call for reservations. Allan Bunting leads his perenially up to date outfit (like Swing 96. they change their name every year) in a mainstream setting. I Basement Jazz The Rariislior‘n Theatre. lngram Street. info on 887 4733. l0piii--laiii. £4 (£3). .\'o confirmation as yet on this week's artist.
I Peristalsis Brothers Fat Sam’s Down Town Diner. 56-58 Fountainbi‘idge. 228 3111. 7.30pm. No cover charge. call for reservations. Swing.
4B The List 9-22 Feb 1996