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band (not that Jimmy Saville. silly) threaten to play all the songs they played the last time they were here. Support from the far more interesting Space. described by Billy the Yoghurt Monkey as sounding ‘A bit like Pete Shelly.’ See Frontlines.
I Wired Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 10pm. Free. Students and guests. I The McCluskey Brothers Cul De Sac Southside. Pollokshaws Road. 649 4717. 9pm. Free. Well lunged folkish duo. probably sick of the ex-Bluebells tag by now.
I Dieselbone and Nine Bar The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638.
8.30 m. Free.
I G asgow Songwriters featuring Ian Davidson Blackfriars. Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Well known on the folk scene. Davidson has won awards for his songwriting. Plus open mic guest spot: am've early to book your
I The Mighty Fine, Joe Lethal and Chemistry The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm. Free.
I The VagabondsKilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Lumber, Riser and PorTnoY The Jaffa Cake. King Stables Road. 229 9438. 9pm. £2. Those pesky indie guitar bands just keep on coming. Don’t shoot until you see the whites of their eyes.
I Bedford FallsCanons‘ Gait. Canongate. 556 5560. 8.30pm. Free.
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I Son wrlters' Showcase and Works op Tron Tavern. Hunter Square. 8.30pm. £1. Information: 661 5275. Weekly forum for Edinburgh-based singer-songwriters. with anybody welcome to perform a fifteen-minute set. Get there early if you want a slot. Stewart Hanratty hosts.
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I Deo Volente Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 10pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Machinegun Etiquette and Beauty School Dropout The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £1.
I Gas Giants Tap 0‘ l.auriston. l.auriston Place. 229 4041. 10.30pm. Free. Dark shoe- azing indie Edinburghers.
I Jo nan Brothers Canons‘ Gait. Canongate. 556 5560. 8.30pm. Free.
THURSDAY 3 Glasgow
I China Crisis Bourbon Street. George Street. 552 1041. 8.30pm. £9.50 (£29.95 with dinner).
I Beauty School Dropout and Happy But Twisted 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £1.50. Flesh out the Skank 'n‘ Pickle skapunk club for all you rude boys and girls.
I Bartok and The Circle Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Union. John Street. 552 1895. 10pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Outback The Underground. Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. East Kilbritle. 013552 29771. 10pm. £3.
I The Session Featuring the Brewhouse Blues Band and . . .You The Brewhouse. John Street. 552 3801. 9pm Free. Open mic jam session.
I The Dazeys Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free
I Schroedinger’s Cat The Bongo Club. New Street. 556 5204. 10pm—3ani. £2. Live music. sculpture. visuals and DJs. I Unfaithful Servants Canons’ Gait. Canon ate. 556 5560. 8.30pm. Free.
I Sha e The Shack Whistle Binkies. Niddry Street. 557 5114. 10.30pm. Free.
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Dates listed below are for one-off shows: see separate section for residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed. rovided that details reach our 0 Ices at least one week before publication. Jazz Listings compiled by Kenny Mathieson.
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church. 72 Berkeley Street. 7.30pm. Contact Ernie Spiers. 14 (ilendee Road. Reiifrew (886 2949) for membership details. 7.30pm. Guest speaker Jack Finlay considers the slightly cryptic question of ‘Voices in Jazz l’liis’.
I Phil Bancroft Quartet Basement
Jazz. The Ramshorii Theatre. 98 1ngram Street. 552 3489. Doors 10pm. band 10.30pm. £4 (£3). The saxophonist remains one of the leading creative forces in Scottish jazz. In this quartet. one of several bands moving iii different musical directions under his leadership. Phil explores and updates the jazz standard repertoire. in the company of Brian Kellock (piano). Kenny Ellis (bass). and Tom Bancroft (drums).
I Midnight Club Bourbon Street. 108 George Street. 552 ()141. llplll-Rtllll (no admission after 1am). £3. l.ate-nightjazz and blues club. '
I Jabba Collective Bongo Club. 14 New Street. 556 5204. 10pm- 3am. £5 (£3). Kulu presents this 8-piece outfit mixing upjazz. ftiiik and hip hop.
I Russell Cowieson Quartet The .lazz Club. MacRobert Centre. L'niversity of Stirling. (11786 461081. ll).3l)pit). £5 (£2.50). This hugely accomplished saxophonist leads his classy band through a set rooted in classic bop. bill with a distinctly contemporary feel.
I Paul Flush Bossa Jazz Band Pizza Express. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. Dining from 8pm. band from 9pm. £5. The iridinburgh-based pianist hails from the Tyneside area. Both places are a long way from the sun-kissed beaches of Brazil. btit Paul is undaunted by such geographical accident. and leads a likely- looking line up in a band devoted to fusing jazz with slinky bossa nova and l.atin rhythms. Singer Melanie ()‘Reilly provides the vocal prowess. with the instrumental grooves supplied by llaftor Medboe (guitar). Mike Dunning (bass) arid Dave Haswell (percussion).
I King Pleasure and The Biscuit Boys Bourbon Street. 108 George Street. 552 (1141. 8.30pm. £9.50. dinner package £27.50. Punchy btit musically sophisticated juiiip-jive atid swing from this well-established English outfit.
I Midnight Club Bourbon Street. 108 George Street. 552 0141. 11pm—3am (no admission after 1am). £3. l.ate-niglit jazz and blues club.
I Colin Steele Quintet Henry‘s Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. 11pm- late. £4 (£3 ). Trumpeter
Colin Steele leads a powerful quintet in a
set which will include a tribute to saxophonist Cannonball Adderley.
I Basic Collective The lizard Lounge. Cafe Graffiti. Mansfield Church basement. entrance via East London Street. l0.30piii--3aiii. £5 (£4). A sizzling concoction from members of various Edinburgh groove merchants. featuring singer Nicola King and DJ Joseph (East
f Coast Project). guitarist Barney Strachaii (3 Bag Brew). bassmaii Simon 'l’omliiison
(Freshly Squeezed). and drummer Toby Shippey (Salsa Celtica). plus guests.
SUNDAY 23 Edinburgh I John Rae Trio Henry’s Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. 10pm—1ate. £2 (£1). Drummer John Rae leads the Sunday night residency with his fine trio. featuring Brian Kellock (piano) and Kenny Ellis (bass)
I Dixieland Swing Club Pizza Express. 151 Queen Street. 221 3333. Dining from 8pm. Free to diners. Traditional jazz from this month‘s guest band. the Dave Batchelor Quartet.
I Power of Scotland Big Band Walker Bar and Nightclub. 12 Shandwick Place. 476 7013. 10pm—late. £4 (£3). The band is co-led by drummer John Rae and trumpeter Eddie Severn. with the brief of getting top-notch Scottish-based musicians together to play charts arranged or composed by Scottish musicians.
I Jabba Collective Walker Bar and Nightclub. 12 Shandwick Place. 476 7013. Midnight—3am. £2. The late slot is dedicated to giving a platform to new bands working in jazz. funk and hip hop. I Lindsay Cooper Free Underground Henry's Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. 10pm—late. £2 (£1). Bass player Lindsay Cooper leads a regular free and experimental jazz session. Sit in. orjust listen.
I John Coltrane Tribute Band Walker Bar and Nightclub. 12 Shandwick Place. 476 7013. 10pm--very late. £4 (£3). A set rhythm section of Steve Christie (piano). Demus Doniielly (bass) and John Rae (drums) will be joined each week by three tenor saxophonists (the rota will vary. but Phil Bancroft. Russell Cowieson and John Burgess are likely to figure prominently). playing Coltrane tunes over funk and soul grooves. Sacrilege or iii-the-spirit experiment'.’ Jud re for yourself.
I e Dreamliners Fat Sam's Down Town Diner. 56—58 Fountainbridge. 228 3111. 7.30—10.30pm. No cover charge. Swing meets rock and roll.
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I Colin Steele Quintet Plus Walker Bar and Nightclub. 12 Shandwick Place. 476 7013. 10pm—late. £4 (£3). A classic. meaty hard bop sound is on the menu here from trumpeter Coliii Steele anti his band. which will include a rhythm section of David Milligan (piano). Brian Shiels (bass). and John Rae (drums). with a more flexible approach to a front- line horn partner.
I Late Call Jazz Henry‘s Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. l 1.30pm—late. £2.50 (£1.50). The late callers on stage are John Burgess (saxes‘). Toni Finlay (piano). Lindsay Cooper (bass) and Alastair Morrow (drums).
I Fat Sam's Band Fat Sam‘s [)own Town Diner. 56—58 Fouiitainbridge. 228 3111. 8-1 1pm. Nocover charge. Swing and jump-jive
I Phil Bancroft Quartet Henry's Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. 10pm~1ate. £3 (£2). See Fri 21.
I D S Murray Quartet Walker Bar and Nightclub. 12 Shandwick Place. 476
7013. 10pm—late. £4 (£3). Guitarist D S
Murray's exciting band mix classic jazz
j (spanning traditional elements through to avaiit-garde) witl) hip hop and drum ‘ii'