JAZZ lISTlNGS CONT: WEDNESDAY 9
I Bad X Sample and Vital Slip Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. 9.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). A double bill of progressive jazz-meets- junglc music. with Bad X Sample (see Fri 4) until midnight. followed by the roots and ambient grooves and mellow rapping of Finlay Quaye.
I Fat Sam’s Band Fat Sam's. 56-58 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 8—11pm. No cover charge. Swing and jump-jive.
I Drink or Dinner with George Melly Bourbon Street. 108 George Street. 552 0141. 8.30pm. £14.50 (drink) or £29.50 (dinner). See Tue 8.
I Clarinet Cocktail Pizza Express. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. 9pm. £4. including aperitif. Sophisticated 30s and 40s style swing from clarinetist Trevor Foster. with Ronnie Rae (bass) and Stephen Coutts (guitar).
I Robert Mazurek Band Tron Tavern and Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £6 (£5). The Tron has special signiﬁcance for the Chicago trutnpeter. since his Festival residencies there tnade his name in this country. attd secured hitn a record deal with HEP Records. The band's explosive take on hard bop is always a pleasure. but saxophonist Eric Alexander's may not be available for this one. Robert will deﬁnitely be there. as will Randolph Tressler (piano). John Webber (bass). and George Fludas (drums). Likely to be packed. so advance booking is probably a very good idea.
I Blacka’nized Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £3 (£2). Regular incumbents Salsa Celtica are off soaking up the vibes in Cuba this month. and Blacka‘nized will fill the slot with a fusion of West African and Latin rhythms. jazz. and the contributions of DJs Joseph Malik and Uncle Fawaz. plus guest musicians.
I Ralph laing Duintet Fat Satn's Down Town Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 7.30~ 10.30pm. No cover charge. Mainstreamjazz.
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.30pm. Contact Ernie Spiers. 14 Glendee Road. Renfrew (886 2949) for membership details. 7.30pm. Ronnie Mackie invites everyone to ‘Clap Hands for the Big Swing Bands'.
I Soul Night With lights Out By 9 Bourbon Street. 108 George Street. 552 0141. 8.30pm. £4. Classic soul.
I Douglas Campbell Trio Pizza Express. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. 9pm. £4. including aperitif. Fine jazz guitarist in both mainstreatn and bop idioms. with Tom Finlay (piano) and Ronnie Dunn (bass).
I Mainstream to Jungle Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. 9.30ptn—3arn. £4 (£3). See Fri 4. I Big Beat with Ouintetto X La Belle Angele. 1| Hastie‘s Close. Cowgate. 225 2774. llpm-3atn. £7 (£5.50) Big Beat continues its 3rd anniversary celebrations with a visit frotn the ltalian eight-piece band Quintetto X (on stage lam). Brazilian grooves are the band‘s speciality. but they can also fttttk it up when the notion talkes them. ltalian DJ Nicola Conte is a special guest alongside
host DJ Simon Hodge. Dunoon
I Dunoon Jazz Festival Various venues. 01369 703785. Weekend Rover Ticket £30. Friday Evening Rover Ticket £10. Tonight’s highlights include the brilliantly individual llikki Yeoh’s lnlinitum (Queen‘s Hall. 7.30pm. £5 [£3] or Rover Ticket). Australian guitarist Bruce Mathiske (Hemingway. 8pm. Di Marco‘s. 10.30pm. both with Rover). and the Robert Mazurek Band (Queen‘s Hall. 10.30pm. £5 [£3] or Rover). See preview.
I The Coolgroove The Jazz Club. The MacRobert Centre. University of Stirling. 01786 461081. 10.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Kevin MacKenzie (guitar) and Iain Copeland (drums) co-lead this imaginative band. merging jazz-funk with tnore contemporary references to forms like hip-hop and ambient trance.
I Ewan Vernal Trio Bourbon Street. 108 George Street. 552 ()141. 2.30pm. Free. See Sat 5.
I Shelagh Buchanan duintet Bourbon Street (see above). 8.30pm. Free. Jazz standards from the singer and her band. I Rhona Louise Pizza Express. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. 9pm. £5. including aperitif. Polished singer ofjazz standards. accompanied by a trio led by pianist Jim Henry.
I East Coast Project Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. 1|pm—3am. £4 (£3). See Sat 5.
I Dunoon Jazz Festival Various venues. 01369 703785. Saturday Rover Ticket £20. Afternoon highlights include The 3 Amoebas (Argyll Hotel. noon. Rover). the all-women percussion outfit Repercussion in the Argyll Gardens (2pm. Queen‘s Hall if wet). and the Fraser Spiers Blues Cruisers (Di M arco's. 3pm. Glasgow Hotel. 10pm. both with Rover). The Tim Garland Quartet (Queen‘s Hall. 7pm. £5 [£3] or Rover) and Alex Maguire and lee Goodall (Esplanade Hotel. 10pm. Rover) lead the evening programme. with Jazz Jamaica replacing Barungawa at the Queen‘s Hall (10pm. £5 [£4] or Rover). See preview.
I Edinburgh University Jazz Orchestra Bourbon Street. 108 George Street. 552 0141. 2.30pm. Free. Excellent student big band.
I Kit Carey Band Bourbon Street (see above). 8.30pm. Free. Well-established Dixieland outfit. featuring singer Maggie Mercer.
I John Rae’s Jam Session Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. 9.30pm. £3 (£2). See Sun 6.
I Dunoon Jazz Festival Various venues. 0l369 703785. Sunday Rover Ticket £10. The final day includes another chance to hear The 3 Amoebas (Hetningways. 12.30pm. Rover). attd lots tnore local talent. ittcluding singer Violet leighton (Hunters Quay Hotel. noon. Rover). the Strathclyde Youth Jazz Orchestra (Queen's Hall. 3pm. Rover). and tlte Jazz Ecosse All-Stats in a Gospel Service at St John's Church (6.30pm). attd at the Jazz Ball (Queen's Hall. 8pm. £5 (£3) or Rover). See preview.
I Club llavana live Bourbon Street. 108 George Street. 552 0141. 7.30pm. £3. See Mon 7.
I Robert Mazurek duartet Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. 9pm. £5 (£4). Lindsay Cooper’s free improvisation night stands down for a one-off visit from these hard bop specialists. See Thurs 10.
I Robert Mazurek Ouintet Bourbon Street. 108 George Street. 5520141. 8.30pm. £4. See Thurs 10.
I live Jazz Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. Details to be confirmed — check with venue.
I Edith Budge and Friends Fat Sam‘s- Down Town Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 7.30—10.30pm. No cover charge. Jazz. blues and gospel singer.
I Guy Barker Sextet Mitchell Theatre. Granville Street. 227 5511. 8pm. £8 (£5). See preview.
I Robert Mazurek Quintet Bourbon Street. 108 George Street. 552 0141. 8.30pm. £4. See Thurs 10.
I Power oi Scotland Big Band Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. 9.30pm—3atti. £3 (£2). A potentially exciting new development. irt which drummer John Rae and trumpeter Eddie Severn lead a large ensemble (likely to be an octet or dectet) of top-notch Scottish musicians (contributors include Brian Kellock. Colitt Steele. Russell Cowieson. 'l'om McNiven. Ronnie Rae. John Kenny. with guests like Tommy Smith and Rick Taylor) playing only material by Scottish composers and arrangers. Mellow rapper Finlay Quaye takes over around lam.
I Fat Sam’s Band Fat Sam‘s. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 8--l lptn. No cover charge. Swing and jump-jive.
I Violet leighton Ouartet Bourbon Street. 108 George Street. 552 (1141. 8.30pm. Free.
I Freddie ‘Fingers’ Smith Trio Pizza Express. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. 9pm. £4. including aperitif. Mainstream jazz piano from a than who accompanied Carol Kidd in an earlier phase of her career. with Tommy Evans (bass) and Stephen Coutts (guitar).
I D.S. Murray Duartet Tron Tavern and Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). The guitarist and his hard-driving. fttnky band are an intruiging development on the Glasgow scene. and make their Tron debut tonight. with Allan Wylie (trumpet). Rick Standley (bass). and Tassos Bobos (drtttns).
I Blacka’nized Henry's Cellar Bar. 14a Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm-3am. £3 (£2). See Thurs 10.
I Vintage Jazz ouartet Fat Sam‘s Down Town Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 7.30-1().30pm. No cover charge. Traditional jazz.
FOLK & WORLD
Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Perlonnances will be listed, provided that details reach our ottices at least one week betore publication. Folk and World listings compiled by Norman Chalmers.
I Woltstone Barrowland. 552 4601. 8pm. £8. Highland folk rock from the masters. Pipes. fiddles. vocals. keyboards. bass. drums. electric guitars and attitude.
I Ceilidh Dance The Ferry. Clyde Place. 10.30. £5. Tickets at the venue or in advance from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside. Fox Street. off Clyde Street. 248 3144. Doors open 8pm. music at 9pm. £5.
I Tron Folk Club Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £3. Songwriter Jim Woodland.
I lntennediate Technology Benefit St Bride's Centre. Orwell Terrace. Dalry Road. 228 5281. Music frotn the Belle Star Band.
I Fraser and Ian Bruce Black Bull Folk Club. Black Bull Hotel. Main Street. Information 634 1095. 8.30pm. Veteran folk duo back again by public demand.
I Ceilidh Dance Class Riverside Club. Fox Street. offClyde Street. 248 3144. 7.30—10pm. Doors open 7pm. £3.50. Bar. New season with caller Karin Ingram and piano-accordionist Freeland Barbour.
I Live In The Gardens Princes Street Gardens. 4pm. Free. The Tartan Amoebas and Dougie Maclean launch the BT Local Partnership. Fireworks iii the evening.
Glasgow I Weekly Scots Fiddle Workshops Govalt
Parish School. Cornwall Street. Kintting Park. 7.30-9.30pm. £4 (£1.50) information 636 1450. lain Fraser leads the season of workshops on Scots and Cape Breton fiddle styles. for more advanced players; other tutors lead the beginners and intermediate levels.
I Poetry and Song Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 7.30pm. £2.50. lain Chrichton Smith. Edwin Morgan . arid Angela McSeveny on words. Rod Paterson on words and melody.
I Edinburgh Folk Club Pleasance C abarel Bar. 60 The Pleasance. 8pm. £4 (£3). Taking the plunge into full-time work as a performer. Robin laing is a gentle sirtger/songwriter and guitarist who also sings frotn the Scots tradition.
SD The List 4-17 Oct 1996