a swing rhythm. but Tina May is unafraid of taking a genuinely improvisational jazz approach to her material. spurred along by husband Clarke Tracey’s excellent trio.

I Blacka’niaed Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 I288. 10pm-3am. £3 (£2). See Thurs 21. I Vintage Jazz Duartet Fat Sam‘s Down Town Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 7.30—10.30pm. No cover charge. Traditional jazz.


The tollowing details are for regular free weekly dates: see main listings tor 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 are compiled by Kenny Mathieson.

ramm— Fridays

I Graham lless Yes. West Nile Street.

221 8044. 8pm. Free to diners. Piano.

I Jazz Piano Baby Grand. 3/7 Elmbank Gardens. 248 4942. 10pm. Lounge pianist.

I Violet leighton Inn on the Green. 23 Greenhead Street. Bridgeton. 9pm. Singer.


I George Penman’s Jazzmen The Lemon Tree. 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 Bill Fanning’s Big Band The Iron Horse. 115 West Nile Street. 2—5pm. Big band.

I Harry Margolis Big Band L‘Attaehe. 27 Waterloo Street. 221 3210. 2—5ptn. Big hand.

I Dissen Tango’d Brewery Tap. 1055 Sauchiehall Street. 339 8866. 9pm. Jazz funk.

I Graham lless Yes (see Fri). Piano.

I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Fri). Lounge pianist.

I Violet leighton Inn on the Green (see Fri). Singer.


I George McGowan Big Band The Parade. Meadowpark Street. 2.30—4pm. Big band jazz.

I Blacktriars Collective Bluekt'rittrs. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9pm. Modern jazz. I Hermitage Boswell Hotel. 27 Mansionhouse Road. Langside. 9pm. Fusion.


I Fionna Duncan and Friends McChuills. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 8pm. Traditional and mainstream singer.

I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Fri). 9.30pm. Lounge pianist.


I Alan McPike and Pat Keating Alpeu Lodge. 25a Hope Street. 221 4648. 8pm. Hammond organ and vocals.

I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Fri). 9pm. Lounge pianist.

I live Jazz Inn on the Green (see Fri). Artists vary. usually traditional.


I live Jazz Inn on the Green (see Fri). Artists vary. usually traditional.

I Stephen McDult Yes (see Fri). Jazz sin er.

I mith and Blackwood Bar Miro. 36 Kelvingrove Street. 353 0475. 9pm. Songs of quality and distinction.

I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Fri). 9pm. Lounge pianist.


I Tap Duartet Brewery Tap (see Sat). Modern jazz.

I Chong Blackfriars (see Sun). 9.30pm. Jazz-funk.

I Stephen McDull Yes (see Fri). Jazz singer.

I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Fri). 9pm. Lounge pianist.

I Bette Mairs Inn on the Green (see Fri). Singer.


I liz McEwan and Friends Point Hotel. 34 Bread Street. 221 9919. 8pm. Mainstream singer.


I Alex Shaw Trio Drum and Monkey. 80 Queen Street. 538 8111. 1~-3pm. Mainstream to bop.

I liz MacEwan with Toto And The Dexters Harry's Bar. Randolph Place. 539 8100. 3.30—5.30pm. Mainstream.

I Edith Budge Nobles. 44a Constitution Street. Leith. 554 2024. 9.30pm. Singer. I Bill Kyle’s Jazz Pool Cellar Bar. Chambers Street. 220 4298. 10.30pm. Modern jazz.


I Diplomats Dt Jan Royal litlt'ick Ilotel. I3 littrick Road. 228 6413. 2.30 -5pm. Traditional.

I Jack Dull and Friends with Wendy Weatherby Braidburn Inn. 200 Hayfield Road. 667 3867. 3-5pm. MillilSli‘L‘alll. I The Peristalsis Brothers Khuhtui Khan's Mongolian Restaurant. 43 Assembly Street. 555 0005. 3-—6pm. Swing.

I live Jazz Maison Hector. 47 I)eanhaugh Street. 332 5328. 4.30pm Mainstream.


I Swing ’95 Mail Shovel. (‘ockburn Street. 225 6843. 9pm. Sty ing.

I Louisiana Ragtime Band Nat-.uir House Hotel. 12 \Iaylieltl Gardens. 667 2828. 8.30pm. Traditional.

I live Jazz Whistle Binkies. 4 6 South Bridge. 557 5114. 103th. Modern. artists vary.


I Charlie Mcllair’s llokum Band Harry's Bar (see Sat). 9pm. 'I'raditional.

I Diplomats at Jazz Klillblili Khan‘s Mongolian Restaurant (see Stilt). 8.30pm. Traditional.

I live Jazz l'lc‘ittlc‘t‘smt's. 25 Thistle Street. 225 2605. 8pm. Artists \ary.

I live Jazz Cellar Bat" (see Sal ). 10pm. Artists vary.


I Spirits Dt Rhythm Braidburn Inn tsee Sun). 8.30pm. Traditional.

I Bill Kyle’s Decoy Walkers Bar. Shandwick Place. l().3()pm. Jazz-fusion. I live Jazz Henderson’s (see Wed ). Artists vary.

I Templehall Stompers 'i‘euiplehull Hotel. 77 Promenade. 669 4264. 8.30pm. Traditional.


Dates listed below are tor one-oil shows: see separate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our otiices at least one week belore publication. Folk and World Listings compiled by Norman Chalmers.



I Castlemilk Folk Festival Community Centre. Castlemilk Drive. 631 1166. 7.30pm. £7 (£3). Famous I'oIkies Killi Dee with Geno Washington.

I Ceilidh Dance The Ferry. Clyde Place. 1030. £5. Tickets at the venue or in

ad\ ance from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511.


I !Cubanismo! Assembly Rooms. George Street. 220 4349. 8pm. £7.50 (£5). Heartbeat World Music presents the first of two .\'o\ ember gigs with an astonishing ten-piece led by trumpet star Jesus Alemany. The ex-Sierra Maestra virtuoso and an authentic line-up oI Latin musos play for dancing. Cuban style. 111 the rhytlmis of son. cha cha. dan/on and rumba. This is the radiant roots of salsa. I African-Scots Evening St Brides- Centre. ()rwell ’I‘errace. l)alry Road. 346 1405. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Music from Atridonia. Edinburgh Women Drummers. Scots singer Eileen Penman. and ceilidh dance inusic from Kipper in the Bath.

I Ceilidh Dance Assembly Rooms. (ieorge Street. 8pm-lain. £5 (£4.50). Tickets 220 4349. Music by Da Hooley.



I Castlemilk Folk Festival Community Centre. Castlemilk Drive. 631 1166. loudon Wainwright. Sold Out.

I Dick Gaughan .-\det.title‘s. Bath Street. 248 4970. 8pm. The l.i\ ing 'I‘radition Series presents the lantous singer/socialist and espert guitarist.

I Dick Banovitch and Spider MacKenzie Sculla Bar. Stockwell Street. 552 8031. 3.30pm. Free. Blues.


I Tron Folk Club Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £3. Much-requested return visit by the singing Northumbn'an duo Betty and Roman MacDonald.

I Ceilidh At The Caley Caledonian Brewery. Slateford Road. 8pm. £5. Live Bands.


I Traditional Music And Song Association Of Scotland 30th Anniversary Ceilidh Perth City Halls. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). Information 0131 229 1071 and tickets 01738 621818. Dance music by The Dccasionals. Singaround in the Lesser Hall. with many of Scotland's greatest traditional singers.



I Mike Silver Black Bull Folk Club. Black Bull Hotel. Main Street. Information 634 1095. 8.30pm.


I Bohinta Whistlebinkies. South Bridge. 9pm. Young Irish band with a fine pedigree. led by Martin and Aine Furey. they punt out a high-energy contemporary Celtic sound on vocals. uillean pipes. llute and fiddle. on top of keyboards. bass and drums.



I Ceilidh Dance Class Riverside Club. Fox Street. offCIytIe Street. 248 3144. 7.30— 10pm. Doors open 7pm. £3.50. Bar. New season with regular caller Karin Ingram and piano-accordionist Freeland Barbour.



I Javanese Gamelan Sessions Music Suite. Chessel's Land. Moray House. Information Neil Houston. 558 6007.

I Penicuik Folk Club Navaar Hotel. Bog Road. Penicuik. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). Singaround.



I Whistlebinkies Adelaide‘s. Bath Street. 248 4970. 8pm. The Living Tradition Series presents one of Scotland's longest- Iasting bands. playing the music of the Highlands and the Lowlands on pipes. fiddle. flute. harp. concertina and drum. with songs in Gaelic and Scots.

THE BEST OF BARBER & BILK VOLUME 3 Chris Barbers Jazz & Blues Band

with special guest


Monday 16th Dec 1996 Usher Hall, 8pm

e131 228 i155 & 01312204349 Tickets £17,£I6,£15

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