Dates listed below are for one-oft shows: see separate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Pertonnances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least one week before publication. Jan listings compiled by Kenny Mathieson.
I Glenn Miller Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchieliall Street. 227 SSI l. 7.30pm. £l()-£l2. Miller's highly accessible music remains very popular. and is slickly played by the UK edition of the orchestra. led by Glaswegian John Watson.
I Glasgow Jazz Record Glub Unitarian Church. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.30pm. Contact lirnie Spiers. l-l Glendee Road. Renfrew (886 29-19) for membership details. l.e.\ Kelly shares some ‘Memories'.
I Trio MB Pizza lixpress. lil Queen Street. 221 3333. 9pm. £3. The initials disguise a contemporary jazz trio made tip of the Bancroft twins. Phil (tenor sax) and Tom (drums). and guitarist Kevin MacKenzie.
I Gave O’Higgins Quartet The Ramshorn Theatre. Cancelled.
I Otis Grand And The Big Blues Band Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2()l9. 8.30pm. £9.50. £8 (£5). See preview.
I Graig McMurdo’s Gool Yule Adam Room. George Intercontinental Hotel. 19—2! George Street. 225 l25l. Dinner 7.30pm. show l()pm—midnight. £29.50. inc dinner. We've all got used to Christmas starting early. bill this is pushing it a bit. The singer launches his annual round of swinging Christmas classics (using the term very loosely in some cases) with three nights of a dinner plus entertainment extravaganza. the first of which was actually on Thurs 28. Expect the usual recipe — Craig's cool vocals and snappy dancing. That Swing
Val Wtsainan plays our
Thang's vibrant accompaniments. the fabulous Swingettes. and a Santa Claus outfit. Have fun.
I Altered Beats Henry’s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 22l I288. l0pm-3am. £4 (£3). Altered Beats. formerly Bad X Samples. are out to prove that jazz and jungle can meet over the beat. Paul Harrison supplies the keyboards (plus computer and sampling). DJ lih'.’Wun! throws in the scratch beats. Guy Nicolson adds tablas and percussion. while Doug Duncan (trumpet) and Steve Meeker (saxes) are the front-line horns. Rappers. sound-system and guest musicians are also featured.
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Glasgow I Jacqui Dankworth with Field at Blue
Bourbon Street. 108 George Street. 552 OH 1. 8.30pm. £4. Another member of a famousjazz family. singer Jacqui Dankworth leads her regular band in an all too rare excursion north of the border. I David llewton Trio Pizza lixpress. l5l Queen Street. 22] 3333. 9pm. £8. The pianist follows tip his Edinburgh visit earlier in the month with this Glasgow date. He will need no intrtxluction on the Scottish jazz scene. either as a distinguished accompanist of singers like Carol Kidd. Annie Ross and Claire Martin. or as a soloist with an apparently inexhaustible fund of fine ideas. He is accompanied by a top-rank rhythm team of Mick Hutton (bass) and Clarke Tracey (drums).
I Graig McMurdo’s Cool Yule Adam Room. George Intercontinental Hotel. l9—2l George Street. 225 l25l. Dinner 7.30pm. show l()pm—midnight. £29.50. inc dinner. See Fri 29.
I East Coast Project Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 I288. l lpm—3am. £4 (£3). A fusion of soul and jazz from this Edinburgh-based outfit. featuring a core band of Steve Christie (keyboards). Nicola King. Roseanne Erskine and Joseph Malik (voices). Kevin MacKenzie (guitar). David Donnelly (bass guitar). John Rae (drums). and DJs lih'.’Wun!. Joseph and Uncle Fawaz. A jazzjam session begins around 2am.
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