Edinburgh I Salsa Celt ca Bongo Club. I4 New

Street (off High Street). I Ipm-3am. £5 (£4). Fresh from a research and learning

Salsa CeItica should be even sharper in their trademark blend of vibrant Cuban rhythms with inventive jazz soloing. The band will be supported by DJs from Big Beat and Club Latino.

I My Grosz Pizza Express. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. 8pm. £5. Wit. raconteur. guitarist and jazz singer extraordinaire Many Grosz makes a welcome return to

policy. Grosz is the son of the German satirical painter George Grosz. and was born in Berlin. but became a naturalised

to America while Many was still a child.

is reflected in his music. and he is a more than able rhythm guitarist. While he is a

setting. he is at his quintessential best in this kind of solo set. where he provides entertainment of the highest order.


I John Ray Trio Henry‘s Cellar Bar.


Glasgow I Monday Dixieland and Swing Club

Pizza Express. I5l Queen Street. 221 3333. Dining from 8pm. Free to diners. Traditional jazz.

A - M


mission soaking up the real deal in Cuba.


Scotland for the first of the promised guest nights under the venue‘s new programming

American citizen after his family emigrated

His enduring love ofclassic jazz and swing

gifted accompanist and arranger in a group

Morrison Street. 221 1288. lOpm—Iate. £2


coorehey Pine

Edinburgh, Fri 7 Feb, Queen's Hall 0131 667 7776

Georgle Fume +the Blue Flames

Glasgow, Thurs 13 Feb, Mitchell Theatre, 0141 227 5511 Edinburgh, Fri 14 Feb, Queen’s

usfa Zadeh

Edinburgh, Fri 21 Feb, Queen's Hall 0131 667 7776

Glasgow, Sat 22 Feb, Henry Wood Hall, 0141 227 5511

Brown 'I'rio

Edinburgh. Fri 28 Feb, Queen‘s Hall, 0131 667 7776

Scott Humlton

Edinburgh, Fri 7 March, Queen‘s Hall, 0131 667 7776

Ancly Shppclrd -Moving Image

Glasgow, Thurs 13 March, Moir Hall. 0141 227 5511 Edinburgh. Fri 14 March, Queen's Hall, 0131 667 7776


I The Mondaylizard Cafe Bar. Traverse Theatre. IO Cambridge Street. 228 l404. 8-I0.30prn. Free. The lizard crawls on the first Monday of the month. The idea is to create an informal opportunity for jazz- theatre performance. in which both playwrights and musicians can try out new or experimental work. Ifyou are interested in taking part. contact the Traverse‘s drarnaturg. l-Illa Wildridge. on 228 3223; otherwise. just go along and check out what is going on.

I Lyndsay Cooper Free Underground Henry's Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 I288. £2 (£1). Musicians and poets welcome for improv in all areas.

TUESDAY 4 Edinburgh

I Edith Budge and Friends Fat Sam‘s Down Town Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 3| I l. 7.30- II).3()prn. No cover charge. Jazz. blues and gospel singer.



I Fat Sam’s Band Fat Sam's Down Town Diner. 56-58 Fountainbr'idge. 228 3| I I. 8—I Ipm. No cover charge. Swing and jump-jive.



I A Tribute To Dave McLellan Henry Wood Hall. Clairrnont Str'eet.. Info: ()I4l 357 I207. 8pm. £5. As one of Scotland's leadingjazz trumpeters. Dave McLelIan accompanied some of the greatest artists of all time as well as playing in some of the world's leading orchestras. Dave has recently undergone an operation which prevents him from playing and proceeds

all 0131 667 7776

553 4000 w

from this concen will go towards his help. The concert features the Tim Barella Big Band. Bobby Deans' Duke Ellington Spectrum Orchestra. the George McGowan Big Band. jazz vocalists Danny Street and Rhona Hughes as well as surprise guests.


I Ralph laing Duintet Fat Sam’s Down Town Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 31 l I. 7.3()—l0.30pm. No cover charge. Mainstream jazz.

JAZZ Immers-

The iollowing details are tor regular tree weekly dates: see main listings for one- oit 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.


I Graham Mess Yes. West Nile Street.

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

I Jazz Piano Baby Grand. 3—7 Elmbank Gardens. 248 4942. IOprn. Lounge pianist.

I Violet leighton Inn On The Green. 23 Greenhead Street. Bridgeton. 9pm. Singer.


I George Penman’s Jazzmen The Lemon Tree. I42 St Vincent Street. 226 3833. 2.30—5.30pm. Traditional.

I MD Blowing Band l.auder"s. Sauchiehall Street. 2—5pm. informal big band.

I Bill Fanning’s Big Band The Iron Horse. I I5 West Nile Street. 2—5pm. Big band.

I llarry Margolis Big Band L‘Attache. 27 Waterloo Street. 221 32I(). 2—5prn. Big band.

I Dissen Tango’d Brewery Tap. l055 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. 2.30pm—4pm. Big band jazz.

I live Music Brel. 39 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3pm. Artists vary. not alwaysjazz. I Blackfriars Collective Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9pm. Modem jazz. I liennitage Boswell Hotel. 27 Mansionhouse Road. Langside. 9pm. Fusion.


I Fionna Duncan and Friends McChuill's. 40 High Street. 552 2l35. 8pm. Traditional and mainstream singer. I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Fri). 9.30pm. Lounge pianist.


I Alan McPilte and Pat Keating Alpen Lodge. 25a Hope Street. 22I 4648. 8pm. Hammond organ and vocals.

I Jan 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 McDuri Yes (see Fri). Jazz singer.

I Smith 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 McDuti Yes (see Fn'). 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. 22I 9919. 8pm. Mainstream singer.

I Jack Dull Duintet Canon’s Gait. Cariongate. 556 448 I. 8.30pm. Fortnightly. mainstream and hop.


I Alex Shaw Trio Drum And Monkey. 80 Queen Street. 538 8| I I. I—3prn. Mainstream to bo .

I liz MacEwan with Toto And The Dexters Harry's Bar. Randolph Place. 539 8 I00. 3.30pm—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. i0.30prn. Modern jazz.


I Diplomats oi Jazz Royal Ettrick Hotel. I3 Ettrick Road. 228 64I3. 2.30—5pm. Traditional.

I Jack Dun and Friends with Wendy Weatherby Braidburn Inn. 200 Mayfield Road. 667 3867. 3—5pm. Mainstream. I The Peristalsis Brothers Khublai Khan‘s Mongolian Restaurant. 43 Assembly Street. 555 0005. 3—6pm. Swing.

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


I Swing ’95 Malt Shovel. Cockbum Street. 225 6843. 9pm. Swing.

I louisiana Ragtime Band Navaar House Hotel. l2 Mayfield Gardens. 667 2828. 8.30pm. Traditional.

I live Jazz Whistle Binkies. 4—6 South Bridge. 557 Si I4. l0.30pm. Modern. artists vary.


I Charlie Mcllair’s lloltum Band Harry‘s Bar (see Sat). 9pm. Traditional.

I Diplomats of Jazz Khublai Khan's Mongolian Restaurant (see Sun). 8.30pm. Traditional.

I Marco Swayze Duartet Canon‘s Gait (see Fri). 8.30pm. Plus guests.

I live Jazz Henderson‘s. 25 Thistle Street. 225 2605. 8pm. Artists vary.

I live Jazz Cellar Bar (see Sat). IOpm. Artists vary.


I Spirits of Rhythm Braidburn Inn (see Sun). 8.30pm. Traditional.

I Bill ltyle’s Decoy Walkers Bar. Shandwick Place. 10.30pm. Jazz-fusion. I live Jan Henderson‘s (see Wed). Artists vary. I Templehall Stornpers Templehall

-Hotel. 77 Promenade. 669 4264. 8.30pm.


some List 24 Jan-6 Feb 1997