MUSIC rock & pop

ROCK & POP: GLASGOW WED ttcontinued from page 54

I Sonking and IDS Nice 'n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I Bubba Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Student Union. .loltii Street. 552 I895. I0pni. l-‘ree. Students and guests.

I The Dazes Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.


I Groovetunnel Venue. Cation Road. 557 .1073. 9pm. £5. (ii'oovetunnel have been quiet of late (althougli they have recently been working on tunes for a Japanese and a Swedish label) htit now they're back. this time with a new horns section called ‘The Brass Monkeys'. (‘atch the sharp-suited Haiitiiioiid lovers

I T-Break |.a Belle Angele. Hastie's Close. (‘ow-gate. 225 2774. 8pm. Price tbc. Six local hatids showcase their iiiatei'ial in advance of this year‘s T in the Park festival.

I Never Blacked Out The Tap ()‘l.aurision. l.auriston Place. 229 404 l. 9pm. l‘ree. Local rock. Scary name.

I Plasticine Smile (‘as Rock. West Port. 229 134 l. 9pm. £2. This mob are popular with the art scltool students. so expect some weirdness.

I Turquoise (‘ommon ('ii'ouiids. 2 North Bank Street. The .Motiiid. 22o l4|(i. 8pm. liree.



I The Everley Brothers (ilas‘goyv Royal (‘oncei't Hall. Saucliiehall Street. 227 55l l. 8pm. £2 l/£l9. l‘urthei‘ old crumbly action from the ('oncert Hall. Don and Phil ditch the sibling rivalry in a show of fraternal harmony which perhaps ()asis will (iot w ant to follow.

I Linton Kwesi Johnson The Tunnel. Mitchell Street. 204 I000. 8pm. £8 (£4). The ('('.-\ presents the seminal dtih poet (or w hatevei the (liib parlance equivalent

I The Prisoners The Garage. Saticliieliall Street. 332 ll20. 7pm. £8 plus booking fee. After the (io Betweens. here's another respected combo having another go at the return-to-form thing. The Prisoners were forerunners of The (‘harlatans' retro Hammond pop. How will it be hanging now‘.’

I The Leopards .‘s'ice 'n' Slea/y. Saiichiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. See ft) 0

I Tom Colquhoun Princes Square. Btichanan Street. 22l 0324. l2pm. Free. ()ne man and his guitars.

I Mrs Columbo The Hall Bar. \‘v'ootlltttttls Road. .504 l527. ().3()[Tltl. l‘l'c‘t‘.

I Big George Unplugged The Bi'ewhouse. John Street. 552 380l.

9 30pm. free, The (ilasgoyy bluesiiian does an acoustic set,

I Seattle ls'ilkennys. .loliii Street. 552 3505. 9pm. l‘ree. '

I Captain Dobie llarleys. ()iiarry Street. Hamilton. 0|(i98 458 I74. 9pm. l‘ilc‘c‘.

I Live Music (’liih '/.ehra. The |3t|i Note. (ilassford Street. 5.53 H133. 8.30pm. £1 (ilasgoyy Mtistc ('ollective will he mounting some iincoinproiiiisiiig btit as yet (inconfiimed live music.

I Live Music The l'ndergrotind. Bruce Hotel. (‘oi'nwall Street. liast Kilbi'ide.

()l 3552 2977|. 10pm. £4.


I The Specials and Proi \'enue. ('alton Road. 557 307‘s 9pm, £l0. This gig was rescheduled (follow mg a couple of deaths in the immediate Specials family) froma couple of \\ eeks ago. .'\ll tickets from the previous date are \alid for this show and more are itow a\.iilable for anyone who missed out fiist time round. lispect the legendary Specials to he as entertaining and as tight l|\ e as ever. This iisually turns otit to he one of the better gigs of the year Willi siippoit from local ska hand l’ioi.

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Dates listed below are for one-off and ticketed shows: see separate section for free residencies. Gigs are listed by date. then by city. Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before ublication. Jazz listings compile by Kenny

Mathieson. FRIDAY 30 Glasgow

I Rob Hall Acoustic Band with Jim Mullen Basement Jan. The Ramshorn Theatre. 98 Ingram Street. 552 3489. Doors 10pm. hand l0.3()pm. £5 (£4). Basement Jazz gets underway again with this visit from saxophonist Rob Hall's regular hand. augmented by the considerable presence of Glaswegian- born guitar maestro Jim Mullen. The information reached us too late for the last issue. biit if yott are quick. you can also catch the hand in an l‘idinburgli gig at Tron Jazz. (‘ellaiz Hunter Square (Thurs 29. 8.30pm).

I Best of Scottish Jazz Bourbon Street. I08 George Street. 552 OH I. 8.30pm. £5: dinner package £l9.50. .»\ somewhat inflated billing for what is essentially the return of one of the venues former regulars. singer Fionna Duncan. She is

the excellent Nigel (‘lark (guitar). Stephen (‘otitts (violin and guitar). Toni l‘inlay (piano). Rontiie Rae (bass). .loliii Rae and Tony Mel .eiiiiaii (dt'ttttts). plus the teasing promise of ‘a very special guest vocalist'.

I Midnight Club Bourbon Street. I08 (ieorge Street. 552 ()I4 I. l 1.30pm -3am

(no admission after lam). £3. Late-night tall. and blues.


I Chico Hamilton Quintet Queen's Hall. (‘Ierk Street. (i(i8 2019. 8.30pm.

£8 £9.50 (£5). .-\ dehtit Scottish visit for the 75-year-old drum master. See preview.

I Makossa Henry‘s ('ellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 22l I288. 10pm -late. £4 (£3). \'ihrant ftisioit ofjan. soul. Afro and Latin grooves.

I Home Cooking The Bongo (‘lub. l4 New Street. 556 5204. Ilpm-~3am. £5 (£4). Kiilti and 1)] Patil Seiii present a club night with a strong house accent. plus live contributions from His and tau musicians throughout the show.

I Leith Jazz Festival \"arious venues. l.eith. 8‘ llpiii. liree. ()ld hands will know the drill by now, but for anyone who has not sampled the l‘estival. it offers free iii/.1 sessions in a variety of ptibs and restaurants clustered around The Shore and its immediate eny irons. This year's participating venues are the cruise ship lz'r/i/i/mre/i: The Ship ()ii The Shore: Khuhlai Khan’s: The 'l'attler: Homes Bar; Waterfront Wine Bar; l.eith ()yster Bar; Bar Sirius; Meriiian'. Noble's Bar; and a handstand on Commercial Quay. The artists are mainly Scottish- based. the music is generally traditional (usually with marching bands doing their stuff at some point as well). but with a sprinkling of more iiiainsti'eam and modern styles. and the listening conditions are those you might expect in crowded ptibs. The atmosphere can he genuinely festive. however. especially if the weather plays along. and the best way to tackle it is to get yoiii'selfdow ii there. pick up a leaflet in any of the \eiities. and follow your inclinations.


I Russell Cowieson Quartet Jan (‘Iub Weekend. Rotlies Halls. Rothes Square. ()l 592 (il I I0]. 7pm. £5 (£2.50). A new venture for this venue. in assocation with Assembly Direct. Saxophonist Russell (‘owieson's bop-based hand will get tonight's portion ofro a line start.

I Salso Celtica .la/l C‘Iuh Weekend. Rothes Halls. Rothes Square. (H592

()i I I0). l0pm. £5 (£2.50). Vibrant fusion of Latin rhythms and jazz. soloing froin this celebrated outfit.



I Chico Hamilton Quintet Mitchell Theatre. Granville Street. 287 55l l. 8pm. £8.50 (£5). See preview.

I Best of Scottish Jazz Bourbon Street. I08 George Street. 5520141. 8.30pm. £5; dinner package £19.50. See Fri 30.

I Sandy Taylor Quartet Pizza tixpress. l5l Queen Street. 22! 3333. Dining front 7.45pm. band from 9pm. £5. Pianist Sandy Taylor is featured in his favoured trio setting. with Tommy livans (bass) and Jim Cameron (drums). The quartet will be completed by a guest vocalist.

I Midnight Club Bourbon Street. I08 : George Street. 552 ()I4 I. ll.30pm 3am (no admission after lam). £3. late-night ja/l and blues.


I Leith Jazz Festival \'arioiis venues. l.eith. I230 llpin. l-‘ree. See l-"ri 30.


I The Elevators .lax/ (‘Iiih \\'eekend. Rothes Halls. Rothes Square. ()l592

(il | NH. 8pm. £5 (£2.50). The blues night of this tall and blues weekend. starting with this band’s hard-driy ing rhythm and blues approach.

I Hideaway Blues Band .la// (‘Iiih Weekend. Rothes Halls. Rothes Square. ()l592 (il l l0l. l0pm. £5 (£2.50). (‘hicago-style electric blues from this well-established hand.


I Kevin MacKenzie and Friends Hank Hotel. l South Bridge. 550 9043.

2 30 5.30pm. £I. (iiiitai'ist Kevin MacKen/ie leads the Sunday brunch trio. with Kenny lillis (bass) and Iain (‘opeland (drums) as his regular helpers. and all manner of guests sitting-iii

I John Rae Trio Henry 's ('ellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp .'\B(' cinema). 22l l288. l0pm late. £2 (£1). l)rumiiiei' .loliii Rae leads the Sunday night residency. with Brian Kellock (piano) and Kenny lillis (drums).

I Leith Jazz Festival various venues. l.eith. T250 ll).3()pttl. l'il't‘t‘ See it) 30.


I Fife Youth Jazz Orchestra .la// (‘liih \‘lr'eekend. Rotlies Halls. Rothes Square. (H592 (il l l0l. 8pm. £5 (£2.50). Richard Michael always has this iiiiilti-awai'd- winning big baiid turned out in good shape. with imaginatiy e arrangements and a continuing succession of fine young players.

Edinburgh I Sunny Murray and Charles Gayle

Tron .laH ('ellar. Tron Tavern and (‘eilidli House. Hunter Square. 220 I550. 8.30pm. £7.50 (£4 i. A \ ei‘y rare chance indeed to hear two of the maior figures from the New York avaiit-garde (an scene in Scotland. Their free form improvisations do not make for an easy listening environment. but for those with ears to hear. the energy. invention and passionate commitment which permeates everything they do will he ample compensation for the necessary effort. Not to be missed by anyone with even a passing interest in this area ofia/x. The dtio also play at Seagate (iallery. Dundee (Wed 4). and take part in a niiilti-media extravagan/a at (‘(‘.-\. (ilasgow (Sat 7 i. I The Monday Lizard (are Bar. 'l't'ayc‘l'st‘ 'l'llt‘tllt'e. H) (iilllll‘l'ltlgc‘ Slt'c‘c‘l. 228 I404. 8 l0,30pm. free. The h/ai'd crawls on the first Monday of the month. The idea is to create an inforitial opportunity for tan-theatre performance. in which both playwrights and musicians can tryout new or espei'iiiiental work. If you are interested in taking part. contact the 'l'i'avei'se's di‘aniattirg. lilla Wildridge.

on 228 3223; otherwise.jtist go along and check out what is going on.

I Lindsay Cooper Free Underground Henry‘s Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 22] I288.

l0pni-late. £2 (£l ). Bass player Lindsay Cooper leads a regular free and experimental jazz session. Sit in. orjust listen.

I T.I.A (Transient lschaemic Attack) Kulti‘s Jazz Joint. The Honeycomb. 36-38;) Blair Street. 220 438 l. Ilpm—3am. £3 (£2). I‘ve saved you a trip to the dictionary -- ischaemic means a reduction of blood supply to part of the body. although which parts the band have in mind are not specified. Ktilti promises ‘mellow dancy vibes' from the floating 'l‘.l.;\. crew. followed by a sitting-in jam session front l.30am.

i TUESDAY 3 4 Edinburgh

I Paul Harrison Trio Bank Hotel. 1 South Bridge. 556 9043. 8-—l lpm. £l. Pianist Patil Harrison leads his trio. with Mario (‘ai'ibe (bass) and Dave Hunter (drums).

I John Coltrane Tribute Band Kulu's

Jan. .loint. The Honeycomb. 36—38;) Blair Street. 220 438 l. I lpm -3am. £4 (£3 ). This overlaying of "franc-inspired jitl/ soloing from saxoplioiiists Phil Bancroft and Rtissell (‘owieson with dance grooves from the rhythm team of Steve ('hi'istie (keyboards). Dennis l)onnelly (bass). .loliii Rae (drums) and lili'.’ Wun! (turntables) was one of the successes of the Walker's programme. and takes its place again in Kulu's new


I Dundee Jazz Festival The Rep 'l'heatre. Tay Street. ()l382 223530. 8pm. The l-‘estival kicks off with a double bill featuring Martin Taylor and Violet Leighton. and runs until Saturday. Principal attractions at The Re i are Kenny Ball (Wed 4). Tam White ('l‘hiirs 5). Courtney Pine (Fri (T). and Suzanne Bonnar (Sat 7). with additional events both here and at Seagate (iallery. where Sunny Murray and Charles Gayle are featured (Wed 4. see Mon 2). Hill details from the box office. or .-\sseiiihly Direct on 0| 3| 5534000.


i Glasgow

I Ken Peplowski Moir Hall. Mitchell Theatre. (iranville Street. 287 55! l. 8pm. £9 (£7). Ken Peplowski is one of the most exciting of the contemporary generation of players involved in the revival of so-called mainstream iii/I. and is equally adept on clarinet atid tenor saxophone. He is accompanied on this

y isit (the last of the .la// ('o-op‘s presentations (iiitil the autumn) by the Murray Smith Trio. featuring Tom liinlay (piano). Ricky Steele (bass) and Murray Smith (drums).

I Mose Scarlett and Jim Condie Bourbon Street. l08 (ic‘orge Street. 552 ()I4 I. 8.30pm. £4; dinner package £l4.50. The ('anadiaii singer aitd guitarist Mose Scarlett blends blues with jazz arid swing influences. in the company ofour own .liiii ('ondie.


I Kulu's Jazz Joint The Honeycomb. 30 38a Blair Street. 220 438 l.

I lpiit 3am. £4 (£3). Tonight's band was still to be coiifii'iiied at press ltlllc‘.


I Dundee Jazz Festival The Rep 'lillc‘itll'c‘. Tay Street. 0|382 223530. See Tue 3.



I Hung Drawn Quartet Princes Square. Buchanan Street. 5pm. l-"ree. A chance to check otil tlte Hl)(‘)'s potent ciittihittattott of sophisticated arrangements and powerful soloing.