nus": rock a pop 2 jazz
WEDNESDAY 12 Edinburgh
I Colin Steele's Groove Merchants Kulu‘s Jazz Joint. The Honeycomb. 36—38a Blair Street. 226 2151. 10pm-3am. band on stage 1 1.30pm. £4 (£3). The trumpeter fronts his jazz-funk outﬁt.
I Jazz Singers' Night Henry’s Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. llpm—late. £3 (£2). Check with venue for details.
THURSDAY 13 Edinburgh I Chick Lyall Trio Tron Jazz Cellar. Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). See Tue 11. I Surely Kulu’s Jazz Joint. The Honeycomb. 36—38a Blair Street. 220 4381. 9pm—3am. band on stage midnight. £2. Live hip hop. stretching over into jazz. I Live Jazz Henry's Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. llpm—late. £3 (£2). Check with venue for details.
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church Centre. 72 Berkeley Street. 221 3154. Membership details from Ernie Speirs. l4 Glendee Road. Renfrew. PA4 0A1). 886 2949. 7.30pm. Tom Simmonds reveals ‘A Stranger in Paradise’. ‘
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 Mathteson.
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church Centre. 72 Berkeley Street. 221 3154. Membership details from Ernie Speirs. l4 Glcndee Road. Renfrew. PA4 ()AD. 886 2949. 7.30pm. They do go in for opaque titles here — make what you will ofJack Goode's topic. ‘We Called It Music’.
I Charles Lloyd Quartet Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. 8.30pm. £9.50. £8 (£5). A first ever Scottish gig for the legendary saxophonist. See preview.
SATURDAY 8 Edinburgh I Lizzard Lounge Cafe Graffiti. East London Street (Mansfield Church). 557 8003. Club starts 10.30pm. band on-stage midnight. All tickets on door. £5 (£4). Popularjazz-funk-l.atin club. Tonight‘s band features singer Soubie Coleman. with musicians front the East Coast Project. I Live Jazz Henry’s Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. llpm-3am. band on stage
Portishead get spooky at Glasgow's Barrowland, Thu 20 Nov
Singer/songwriter son of Roy whose latest album Alt-npop was produced by Squeeze man Glenn Tilbrook.
I Motor Life Co Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Melodic garage with added twists and turns from the powerful Motor l.ife Co. I Little Miss Strange, Silverback and The Charm Strawberry Fields. ()swald Street. 221 5911. 9pm. £3.
I Smug, Swine and Flux Fury Murrys.
ROCK 8r POP: continued
WEDNESDAY 19 Glasgow I Dale Watson King Tut‘s Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £8.50. The rising. acclaimed country star who last appeared at the Big Big Country festival.
I Ricky Woodard and Eric Alexander Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. 8.30pm. £8.50. £7 (£4). Some old-
I The Dazes Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I Montrose Avenue and Wayside Harleys. Quarry Street. Hamilton. 01698 458174. 9pm. Free. New London-based. five-piece who are just about to launch
their debut single for Sony entitled ‘She‘s
Looking For Me'. Nifty guitar band with loadsa harmonies and backing warbling. I Live Music Bar Brel. Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 8pm. Free. Acoustic session
Maxwell Street. 221 6511. 9pm. £3 (advance). £4 (door). including entry to post-gig club l.oveshack.
I Aventene, Nova and Caffeine Cake Orchestra Cavern Bar. Strathclyde University Student Union. John Street. 552 1895. 9pm. Free. Students and guests.
I Johnny Gator And The Bourtree
Hillbillies The State Bar. Holland Street.
332 2159. 9.30pm. Free. Cajun and
12.30am. £5 (£4). Check with venue for details.
I Eric Bibb Tron Jazz Cellar. Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £7 (£5). An extra item slipped into the Edinburgh Jazz Project’s programme. featuring Bibb's line blues
fashioned. hot and happening. ‘tenor hattle' style duetting is promised from these two American saxophonists. but there will also bean opportunity to hear each of them singly. accompanied by a strong local rhythm section. Alexander has been here before — and won a lot of friends - with the Robert Mazurek Quintet. while Woodard has an excellent pedigree. which includes stints with Jimmy Smith and Horace
Stirling I Supercake MacRoben Arts Centre. University of Stirling. 0l786 461081.
from local sitiger/songwriters.
Edinburgh I Paul Harrison Trio Henry‘s Cellar Bar. Morrison Street. 221 1288. See Wed
I Seattle Kilkennys. John Street. 552 3505. 9pm. Free.
I The Dazes Waxys. Candleriggs. 552 8717. 9.30pm. Free.
vocals and guitar work.
I Midnight Blue Cafe Graffiti. East London Street (Mansfield Church). 557 8003. 10.30pm—2am. £3 (£2). Livejazz club night to round off the weekend. with
12. I Cortez Bruce Hotel. Cornwall Street. hands and DJs in action. 10.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Acid jazz anti 70s East Kilbride. 0l3552 29771. 10pm. £3. I John Rae Trio Henry's Cellar Bar. 8 grooves. I Polar Waxy Dargles. Bridge Street. 3 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 22l Paisley. 848 0885. 9.30pm. Free. lndie I288. l lpm--late. £2 (£l ). Brian Kellock Glasgow band with a Beatley sound. (piano). Kenny Ellis (drums) and John I Portishead Barrowland. Gallowgate. Rae (drums). Glasgow
I Appendix Out, Royal Bronco and Golden Rodeo The Attic. Dyer-Is~ Close. Cowgate. 225 8382. 9pm. £3. A night of modern country apparently. See album reviews for Appendix ()ut’s new album. I Nick Harper, Brian Dunegan and I Eddie Severn Quartet Henry‘s Cellar Tam Cushley King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. Bar. Morrison Street. 221 I288. See Thu St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £4. 13.
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Friday 21 November
Bistro Bar, Cafe Royal West Register Street Edinburgh
552 4601. 7.30pm. £11 plus booking fee. See feature for the spooky Bristol collective who maintain an enigmatic distance from the contemporary music scene. If anyone can transcend the inherent scuzziness of Barrowland. it‘s them.
I Grooveyard Jazz Quartet Jazz Club. Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 8pm. £6 (£2). Pat Keating is the featured vocalist with this mainstream quanet
I Lizzard Lounge Cafe Graffiti. East London Street (Mansfield Church). 557 8003. Club starts 10.30pm. band on-stage midnight. All tickets on door. £5 (£4). Tonight's guests are the inimitable Salsa Celtica.
I Live Jazz Henry‘s Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp A BC cinema). 221 1288. llpm—3am. band on stage 12.30am. £5 (£4). Check with venue for
I T.I.A (Transient lschaemic Attack) Kulu‘s Jazz Joint. The Honeycomb. 36-38a Blair Street. 226 2l5 l. l().30pm--3am. hand on stage midnight. £3 (£2). Mellow jazz-funk dancelloor vibes from the Jabha crew.
I Lindsay Cooper Free Underground Henry's Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 I288. llpm—late. £2 (£1). Free and experimental jazz session. Sit in. or just listen.
I 2/4 Blues Session Tron Jan. Cellar. Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220
| 1550. 8.30pm. Free. Fortnightly session. details. Players and listeners equally welcome. I Dundee
I Scottish National Jazz Orchestra Rep Theatre. Tay Street. 01382 223530. l0pm. £8.50 (£6). In an important development. the SNJ() and the associated Scottish Composers' Jazz Ensemble. both under the direction of Tommy Smith. launch an initial series of three tours with a programme devoted to the music of Duke Ellington. including the suites Sue/t Sure! Thunder. The Qllt’t'll '.v Suite and The l’ur lids! Suite. The band go on to the Queen's Hall. Edinburgh (Thu 27 Nov. 667 7776) and the RSAMI). Glasgow (Fri 28 Nov. 332 5057).
I Chick Lyall Trio Victorian Bar. Tron Theatre. Parnie Street. 552 4267. 9.30pm. £3 (£2). The inventive pianist is joined by Brian Sliicls (bass) and lain Copeland (drums).
I Magnum 4/4 The Honeycomb.
36—3821 Blair Street. 226 2151.
10pm -3am. band on-stagc llpm. £4 (£3). Classic Blue Note-style blowing on jazz
l and funk grooves from a powerful sextet.
Doors Open 8.30 pm
Tickets £5.00 (£4.00)
in advance or at the door
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