THURSDAY 27 Ediriiurgh I Scottish National Jazz Orchestra Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. 8pm. £8.50 (£7). Tommy Smith leads the re-shaped SNJO in a programme of music by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. I Freddie King Quintet Tron Jazz Cellar. Tron Tavern and Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). Singer Freddie King and his band return to the Tron. I Eddie Severn Quartet Henry’s Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. 10pm. £3 (£2). The trumpeter leads his modern jazz outfit, playing originals and standards.



I Scottish National Jazz Orchestra Stevenson Hall. RSAMD. 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 7.30pm. £8.50 (£6.50). See Thu 27.

I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church Centre. 72 Berkeley Street. 221 3154. Membership details from Ernie Speirs. l4 Glendee Road. Renfrew. PA4 OAD. 886 2949. 7.30pm. Bill Winter finally gets around to ‘Ruby Braff. Part 2‘.


I Candy Dulfer and Funky Stuff Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. 8.30pm. £12.50, £9 (£5). See Wed 26. I Colin Steele's Groove Merchants Cafe Graffiti, East London Street (Mansfield Church). 557 8003. 10.30pm—2am. band onstage around 11.30pm. All tickets on door. £4. See Fri 21.

SATURDAY 29 Glasgow I Jack Emblow Partick Burgh Halls. Burgh Hall Street. off Dumbarton Road. 287 5511. 8pm. £10 (£8). An enforced change of venue for the latest Jazz Co-op presentation. which brings accordion wizard Jack Emblow back to Glasgow. In recent times. that has usually meant playing with Martin Taylor‘s Spirit of Django. but on this occasion. Jack will do his stuff in the company of the Sandy Taylor Trio.


I Lizzard Lounge Cafe Graffiti. East London Street (Mansfield Church). 557 8003. Club starts 10.30pm. band onstage midnight. All tickets on door. £5 (£4). Tonight‘s guests are the London-based jazz-funk outfit Metropolis.

I Bottleneck Blues Henry‘s Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. Midnight. £4 (£3). Blues band.

SUNDAY 30 Edinburgh _ I John Rae Trio Henry‘s Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. 10pm. £3 (£2). See Sun 23.



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10 Tolbooth Stirling 8.00pm 01786 473544

11 Tron Tavern Edinburgh 8.30pm 0131 554 4510 12 Links Hotel Montrose 9.15pm 01674 671000 Lemon Tree Aberdeen 7.30pm 01224 642230 Tron Theatre Glasgow 8.00pm 0141 552 4267

Candy Dulfer gets brassy at Glasgow's Arches on Wed 26

MONDAY 1 Edinburgh I The Monday Lizard Cafe Bar. Traverse Theatre. 10 Cambridge Street. 228 1404. 8—lO.30pm. Free. An informal jazz-theatre event in which playwrights and musicians can try out new or experimental work. If you are interested in taking part. contact Ella Wildridge at the Traverse. on 228 3223. I Lindsay Cooper Free Underground Henry‘s Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. 10pm. £2 (£1). See Mon 24. I T.I.A (Transient Ischaemic Attack) Kulu‘s Jazz Joint. The Honeycomb. 36—38a Blair Street. 226 2151. 10.30pm—3am. band on stage midnight. £3 (£2). See Mon 24.


I Jools Holland and His Rhythm and Blues Orchestra Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. 7.30pm. £14.50. Jools' jazz credentials are pretty thin. but he does play some fine boogie- woogie piano.

Edinburgh I Paul Harrison Trio Henry’s Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221

1288. 11pm. £3 (£2). See Wed 26.

THURSDAY 4 Edinburgh

I Eddie Severn Quartet Henry's Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. 10pm. £3 (£2). See Thu 27.



Tommy Smith, Brian Kellock, Phil Bancroft & Stewart Forbes performs the music of

Duke Ellington



The following details are for regular free weekl dates: see main listings for one-o or ticketed shows. Gigs are listed by ci , then by day. Residencies wil be listed. provided that up-to-date details are supplied to us. Jazz Residencies listings are compiled by Kenny Mathieson.

Fridays I Jazz Piano Baby Grand. 3/7 Elmbank Gardens. 248 4942. 10pm. Lounge pianist.


I George Penman's Jazzmen The Lemon Tree. 142 St Vincent Street. 226 3833. 2.30—5.30pm. Traditional.

I Lauder's Big Band Lauder‘s. Sauchiehall Street. 2~5pm. Big band.

I Harry Margolis Big Band L‘Attache. 27 Waterloo Street. 221 3210. 2—5pm. Big band.

I Live Jazz Brel. 39 Ashton Lane. 2—5pm. Young jazz musicians.

I Live Jazz Brewery Tap. 1055 Sauchiehall Street. 339 8866. 9pm. Jazz funk.

I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Fri).


I George McGowan Big Band Fitter and Firkin. 59 Dumbarton Road. 2.30—4pm. Big band jazz.

I Violet Leighton Polo Lounge. Wilson Street. 4—6pm. Sin 7er.

I Blackfrtars Col ective Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9pm. Modemjazz.


I Fionna Duncan and Friends McChuill's. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 9pm. Singer.

I Jazz Plano Baby Grand (see Fri). 9.30pm. Lounge pianist.

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The Stevenson Hall, Glasgow FRI 28 NOV - 7.30 pm - 0141 332 5057


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Mon Dec 15th USHER HALL : EDINBURGH 8.00pm £17 : £16 : £15

BOX OFFICE 0131 228 1155

Tues Dec 16th: Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow 0141 287 5511 Wed Dec 17th: Town Hall, Falkirk 01324 506850

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