MUSIC ROCK & BLUES
I Shed Seven The Plaza. Eglinton Toll. 423 3077. 7.30pm. £8 plus booking fee. Tickets from Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Allegedly all- new attitude and sound frorn the Britpop hopefuls who just missed the bandwagon. but are now catching up with a couple of sizeable Top 40 hits.
I Bikini Kill, Bis, Lungleg and Team Dresch The Cathouse. Union Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £5 plus booking fee. Tickets from The Garage and Just the Ticket. Virgin. Union Street. 226 4679. Fem wrath with the original Riot Grrrl combo led by Kathleen Hanna. Meanwhile. Bis and Lungleg Continue to get everywhere.
I The Humpti Family Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. Spin—8am. Students and guests. Bi- centenary ball featuring a band who know how to get a celebration swinging with their exuberant tnodern ceilidh sounds.
I The Diggers The Velvet Rooms. Sauchiehall Street. 3320755. 8pm. £3 (£2). Glasgow-based Creation signings with some beguiling and wistful moments among their immaculate reference points.
I Toaster Nice'n'Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Hatstand combo who should be seen by anyone who thinks pop music is getting too sane. A welcome diversity of material too - perhaps the aliens who abducted them were itrto an eclectic range of sounds.
I Kitemonster, Stunt Button and Push King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £3.50. See Sat 6 for Kitemonster.
I Landfall, All Too Human and Cordelia’s Dad Club 99p. The 13th Note (downstairs). Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. 99p.
I John Hinshelwood Band The Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 332 1210. 9.30pm. Free. Cajun and country.
I Papa’s Roses and tl.E.T. The Arena. Oswald Street. 221 3010. 9pm. £2.50.
I Spida McChuills. High Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.
I Fastlayne and Cry Havoc Ragnarok. Clyde Street. 204 ()814. 9pm. £2. Hard rock.
I Moondew and Smug MacSorleys. Jamaica Street. 221 8499. 9pm. Free. Another Battle of the Banth heat.
I Black Jack Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I The Relics The Corner. St Georges Road (at Charing Cross). 332 1625. 9pm. Free.
I The Luci Baines Band The Batcave. Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. Fast Kilbride. 013552 29771. 10pm. £3. Greenock upstarts who know their classic reference points.
I The Brown Family Cafe Borgia. New Street. Paisley. 848 6438. 10pm. Free.
I Live Music The Whisky Bar. West Campbell Street. 332 1032. 9pm. Free.
I Dilstars, Gilded Lil, Cherry Fire Ashes and Piboy Delivery Venue. C alton Road. 557 3073. 9pm. £3. Four local bands rock out.
I Elevate and Cable Potterow Student Union. Bristo Square. 650 8090. 10pm. 99p on the door. Students and guests only. Headliners with second 1.1’ (The Architect) and current single ‘Slow Speed To Harbour' gaining them favourable reviews. not to mention useful support slots with the Flaming Lips and Girls Against Boys.
I Dig Eyed Beans Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 9pm. Free.
Dates listed below are for one-ott 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 betore publication. Jazz listings compiled by Kenny Mathieson.
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club l'nitat'iatt Church. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.30pm. Contact lirnie Spiers. 1-1 (ilendee Road. Renfrew (886 2949) for membership details. No meeting.
I Picante Henry's Cellar Bar. 8— 16 Morrison Street (opp MGM cinema). 1288. 9pm—12.30am. £2. Well-known Latin-jazz outfit. with .limrny Woods (sax) and Donald Corbett (trumpet) in the front line. Drummer and leader Ken Matltieson promises new material for this gig.
I Mike Dunning Trio Pizza t-ixpt-es-s. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. 9pm. £4. including aperitif. call for reservations. Modern jazz from a trio which also features pianist David Milligan. with Tony Mcl.ennan on drtrrns.
SUNDAY 7 Edinburgh
I David Milligan Trio llenry's (‘ellat- Bar. 8—16t'ylorrison Street (opp MGM cinema). 221 1288. 9pm 12.30am. £1. Edinburgh's newest piano star leads both his trio and the sit-in session. You can also till it) the gaps in your collection at the Jazz Market.
MONDAY 8 Edinburgh
I The Monday Lizard 'l‘raverse Theatre. 10 Cambridge Street. 228 3223. 8—l().3()pm. Free. The Monday Lizard is art informal jazz-theatre performance night which runs on the second Monday of each month. and pit“ ides an opportunity for Scottish playwrights and musicians to get together and pool their talents. or simply check otrt what the other lot are getting tip to. 11' you are interested in contributing. contact lilla \Vildridge on the above number.
I Lindsay Cooper’s Free Underground Henry’s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street (opp MGM cinema). 221 1288. 9pm~ 12.30am. £1. A new addition to the Henry's roster. with bass and tuba player Lindsay Cooper leading a session devoted to free jazz. improvisation and experimental music. Previous efforts in that direction in Scotland have been s‘trort—lived. so good luck to Lindsay with this one.
I The Dreamliners tin Stan‘s Down Town Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 7.30pm. No cover charge. call for reservations. liarly rock meets swing and jive.
WEDNESDAY 10 Edinburgh
I Russell Cowieson uuartet Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street (opp MGM
cinema). 221 1288. 9pm -midnight. £2. Currently lidinburgh's hottest contemporary jazz gig. with the sasman joined by pianist Brian Kellock. Kenny Fllis on bass and drummer John Rae.
I Fat Sam’s Band Fat Sam’s Down Town Diner. 56—58 Fountaiabridge. 228 3111. 8pm. No cover charge. call for reservations. Swing and jump jive.
I Next Duartet Pizza lispress. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. 9pm. £3. incltrdirrg aperitif. call for reservations. The first of two gigs celebrating Berklee in Glasgow week (see preview). with a quartet drawn from the upcoming generation of Glasgow ia/lcrs.
I Salsa Celtica Henry's Cellar Bar. 8--16 Morrrsorr Street (opp MGM crrrerira). 221 1288. 9.30pm -12.3()am. £3. lilectrifying soloing over supercharged 1.atin jazz funk grooves from this eight-piece outfit.
I Peristalsis Brothers Fat Sam‘s- Down Toth Diner. 56 ~58 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 7.30pm. No cover charge. call for reservations. Swing.
I Glasgow Jan Record Club Unitarian Church. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.30pm. Contact lirnie Spiers. l4 (.ilendee Road. Renfrew (886 2949) for membership details. Jack (ioode takes a look at ‘llarlem ()1) a Saturday Night'.
I Late Jam Session Pizza t-prt-ess. 15) Queen Street. 221 3333. 10pm. £4. including aperitif. call for reset vations. The second Berklee 1n (ilasgow tie-iii (see Thurs 11). with the distinct possibility of smite interesting names fallitrg by to blow.
I John Rae Collective Henry's Cellar Bar. 816 Morrison Street (opp .\l(i.'vl cinema). 221 1288. 9pm—midnight. £4 (£3). The key Scottish band of the late- 80s is back lit harness after a long break. and sounding just as exciting as they did back it) the early days of the new British
jazz revival (you remember that. don't
you'.’). The band still boasts its original line up. featuring Phil Bancroft (sax). Colin Steele (trumpet). Brian Kellock (piano). Kevin Mathtrrizie (guitar). Kenny tallis (bass). and Jolrn Rae (drums).
I Blues In The Night Pizza lisprcss. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. 9pm. £4. including aperitif. call for reservations. Supplied by two of the leading lights of the Scottish blues scene. Fraser Spiers (harmonica) and Jim Condie (slide guitar).
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I Phil Mason’s New Orleans All-Stars Victoria Park Hotel. 221 Ferry Road. lrrfo and tickets from 551 1237. 7.30-11.30pm. £6.50. The director of the isle othth Jazz Festival leads Rothesay‘s ﬁttest on art lidinburgh foray. 'I‘raditional jazz fans might also like to note the Peebles Jazz Weekend on 10--11 May in their diaries — call ()1721 721207 for details.
I David Milligan Trio Henry’s Cellar Bar. 8—16 Morrison Street (opp MGM cinema). 221 1288. 9pm--l2.3()am. £1. See Sun 7.
I Lindsay Cooper’s Free Underground llenry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street (opp MGM cinema). 221 1288. 9pm—12.30am. £1. See Mon 8.
I Blue Hyenas Fat Sam's Down Town Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 8pm. No cover charge. call for reservations. Blues.
I Picante Fat Sam's Down Town Diner. 56-58 Fountainbridge. 228’ 3111. 7.30pm. No cover charge. call for reservations. See Fri 5.
I Russell Cowieson uuartet Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street (opp MGM cinema). 221 1288. 9pm-midnight. £2. SL‘C Wed ll).
I Fat Sam’s Bandi-‘m Sam’s Down Town Diner. 56 --58 Fountainbridge. 228‘ 3111. 8pm. No cover charge. call for reservations. Swing and jump-jive.
THURSDAY 18 _
I Frisky Biscuit Pizza lixpress. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. 9pm. £3. including aperitif. call for reservations. Saxophonist Hermie Longalong‘s latest band.
I Johnny Patrick Duartet Tron Jazz Cellar. Tron Tavern and Ceilidh House. llunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). The HP swing back into action after the Faster break with a gig to celebrate the MU conference in Edinburgh. featuring London-based pianist Johnny Patrick. with Jack Duff on sases. Brian Sliiels on bass. and Dave Swanson on drums.
I Salsa Celtica Henry's Cellar Bar. 8—16 Morrison Street (opp MGM cinema). 221 1288. 9.30pm—12.30am. £3. See Thurs 11. I Peristalsis Brothers Fat Sam's Down Town Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 8pm. No cover charge. call for reservations. Swing.
‘42 The List 5-18 Apr 1996