I Lindsay Cooper Free Underground Henry's Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. 10pm. £2 (£1) l-iee and espeririieirtal ja/I. session. Sit in. or rust listen.



I Magnum 4/4'1'he Honeycomb.

36 38a Hlttll Stzcet. 221) 2l5 l.

lllpiii 3am. band tin-stage llptit. £41123). Classic Blue Note-sly 1e blowittg oii jazz and ltrrik grooy es li‘om a powerful sextet.



I Colin Steele's Groove Merchants litiltr's l.r// Joint. The Honeycomb. 3038a Blair Street. 226 2151 10pm 3am. battd on stage 11 30pm £—1t£3r The tr'tiiripeter l'ioiits his |.1//‘illlll\ otttlrt.

I Live Jazz Henry 's ('ellai' Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC citiettia). 221 1288. llpiii. £3 (£2 ). Check with venue lor‘ delails.

I Ed Jones Quintet Tolbooth 'l'heatre. Broad Street. 01786 473544. 8pm. £6 (Hi The latest .laH 'l‘otii'rrtg Collective protect See prey iew



I RSAMD Big Band Concert Hall. (ilasgow l'iiiversity'. University Avenue. I 15pm l-ree. Big band charts from this studentensemble.

I Violet Leighton Miller's Restaurant. Ingram Hotel. litgrarrr Street. 248 4401. 83(1pm l‘ree to dirier's. The third in a shoit series o1 gigs presenting singers. accompanied by the Ronnie Rae Trio.


I Ed Jones Quintet 't‘rnn .Ia/z Cellar. 'l‘ioit 'l‘ayein arid Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8.30pm. £6 (£5). See l‘lt'\ lt'\\

‘l‘lrt bainl goon to tlte links Hotel. Moirttose (l‘ll 12. 0.15pm) arid The leriioir 'l'tee. Aberdeen (Sun 14. 7.30pm). See Mon 15 1or'(i|asgow date.

I Live Jazz Hertiy 's Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288 10pm. £31122). Check with venue loi details.


I Glasgow Jazz Record Club t'nitarian Church Centre. 72 Berkeley Street. 221 3154. Meiriber'ship details from lii'itie Sl‘crrs. l4 (ileltdee Road. Renliew. 1’.»\4 0.-\l). 886 2040, 7 30pm. 1)otible bill. “1111 Bobby Bell on '.|a// I 1.1ke'.and Bil! Colgan recalling some '(ilasgow (itillc‘t'lls


I Craig McMurdo's Cool Yule Baliitor'al Hotel. Princes Street. 556 2414. 7pm lot 7me. £30.50. including dinner and charitpagne. The singer's popular ('lrrrstirias special takes on a itew look this year. with a spectacular show pi'otirised. l)111t‘1‘\ \\ ill be entertained by a quartet and the award-winning Swooiiettes while tltey eat. lollowed by Craig and a 12-piece batid playitrg an esterrtled set ("or both listening and dancing. coriiplete with this year's twist on the ctrstotiraiy- swinging music arid l'estry e high iirtks. Craig also has some New Year concerts in the pipelirte

details iic\t issue.

I Midnight Blue Cate (iralliti. liast loitdon Street (Matislield Church). 557 ' 8003 10.30pm 2am. baiid on-stage arotrnd 11 30pm. .-\11 tickets on door. £4. See 1‘11 .5.

SATURDAY 13 Edinburgh I Craig McMurdo’s Cool Yule Balirioral Hotel. Princes Street. 556 2414. 7pm for 7.30pm. £44.50. including dinner and champagne. See Fri 12. I Lizzard Lounge Cale Graffiti. tiast

London Street (Mansfield Church). 557 8003. Club starts 10.30pm. band oil-stage iitidiiight. All tickets on door. £5 (£4 ). See Sat 6. Check with venue tor tonight's live band.

I Power of Scotland Big Band Henry's Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. Midnight. £4 (£3). Check with verrtre see Sat 6.

SUNDAY 14 Edinburgh

I John Rae Trio Henry's Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cineiria). 221 1288. 10pm. £3 (£2). Br'tait ls'ellock ipiaiio). Kenny lillis (drums) and John Rae (drums).

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I Ed Jones Quintet Tron 'l'heatre.

l’arnie Street. 552 4267. 8pm. £7 (£5) See preview.

I Craig McMurdo's Cool Yule l’atsley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010 7.30pm. £8 (£4). The only theatre version of Craig's yuletide ol‘t'eririg tsee hit 12 r.

3 Edinburgh

I Chris Barber Jazz and Blues Band Usher Hall. lothran Road. 228 1155. 8pm. £15 £17. The trombonist leads his line hatrd irt what is now pretty much an annual event iii the lidiitburgh jall. calendar. This year's special guest on the tour is singer Paul Jones.

I T.I.A (Transient lschaemic Attack) Kulu‘s .la/J. Joint. The Honeycomb.

36 ~38a Blair Street. 226 2151

10.30pm —3am. baiid on stage midnight. £3 (£2). See Mon 8.

I Lindsay Cooper Free Underground Henry's Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. 10pm. £2 1£l ). See 510118.



I Chris Barber Jazz and Blues Band Concert Hall. 2 Satichiehall Street. 287 5511. 7.30pm. See'l‘tie 15.


I Magnum 4/4 The Honeycomb.

36 38a Blair Street. 226 2151.

10pm-- 3am. band on-stage 11pm. £4 (£3). See Tue 9.


I Colin Steele's Groove Merchants Kulu's Jan. Joint. The Horreycoiitb.

36 38a Blair Street. 226 2151.

10pm 3am. band on stage 11.30pm £4 (£3). See Wed It).

I Live Jazz Henry ‘s (‘ellar Bar, .s Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. llprtr. £3 (£2). Check with \enue.


I Chris Barber Jazz and Blues Band Town Hall. l‘alkir'k. 01324 506850. 7.30pm. See Tue 15.



I Linda Fletcher Miller's Restaurant.

Ingram Hotel. Ingram Street. 248 4401. 8.30pm. Free to diners. The last in a short series of gigs presenting singers. accompanied by the Ronnie Rae Trio.

3 Edinburgh

I Bill Simpson Quintet Tron .la/l Cellar. Tron Tavern arid Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1551). 8.30pm. £4 (£3). Saxophonist Bill Simpson leads his able bop outlit iii the EJP's farewell to 1997.

I Craig McMurdo's Cool Yule Balmoral Hotel. Princes Street. 556 2414. 7pm for 7.30pm. £30.50. including dinner and champagne. See lit 12.

I Live Jazz Henry’s Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street (opp ABC cinema). 221 1288. 10pm. £3 (£2). Check with venue for details.



The following details are for regular free weekl dates: see main listings for one-o or ticketed shows. Gigs are listed by cit , 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.


I Chris Clark Quartet Kely mpark lorne Hotel. 923 Sauchiehall Street. 334 48111. 8.15pm. Mainstream and latrn.

I Jazz Piano Baby (iiand. 3/7 lilmbarik (iardetts. 248 4042. 10pm lounge pianist


I George Penman's Jazzmen The lemon 'l‘l't'e. l4:S1\'itlct‘111511t‘c‘l. 220 53.33.

2 30 5 30pm. Traditional.

I Lauder’s Big Band latider's. Sauchiehall Street. 2 5pm. Big band.

I Harry Margolis Big Band l.'.»\tlache. 27 Waterloo Street. 221 3210. 2 ~5pm. Big band.

I Live Jazz Brel. 3" .-\shton lane. 2 5pm. Young _r.i// musicians.

I Live Jazz Brewery Tap. 1055 Satrchiehall Street. 33118866. 0pm .la/l tank.

I Jazz Piano Baby (iraiid (see l'l'll lounge pianist


I George McGowan Big Band inter and 1"irking. 501)uritbarton Road. 2.30 4pm. Big band ran

I Violet Leighton 1’olo lounge. Wilson Street. 4 6pm. Singer.

I Blackfriars Collective Blacklriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5024 0pm. Modern ian.


I Fionna Duncan and Friends McClttirll's. 40 High Street. 552 2135 0pm Singer

I Jazz Piano Baby (iiaiid tsee lit)

0 30pm l.t‘tl.'1}_'t'1)|.'illl\l


I Alan McPike and Pat Keating Alpert lodge. 25a Hope Street. 221 40188.311p111 Hammond organ and vocals.

I Tom Urie l’olo lounge (see Sun 1. 0.30pm Mama.

I Jazz Piano Baby (ir'atid (see 1'11 ). ‘lpiii. lounge pianist.


I Jazz Piano Baby Crrartd tsee l‘Tl ). ‘lpiri lounge pianist


I Steven Mcouff Quartet Yes Bar and Ht'.’l\\t‘llt'. 22 “cs1 \llt' Sll't't'l. 22l 31144.

8 11pm Singer

I Jazz Ronnie ttti's. 7‘~ Queen Street. 221 2200 8pm l‘trnky |.t//.

I George Penman All-Stars Bourbon Street (see Sat r. 8.30pm. 'l'raditiorral.

I Live Jazz Blacklriars (see Sun r. 9.30pm. I Jazz Piano Baby (irand tsee l’i'i ). 10pm. lounge pianist

THE Jazz TOURING couscnvs



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jazz MUSID


I Bill Kyle's Jazz Pool Cellar Bar. Chambers Street. 220 4208. 10.30pm. Modern ja/z.

I Live Jazz Henderson's. 25 'lhistle Street. 225 2605 8pm.

I Live Jazz Suruchi Restaurant. Nicolson Street. 556 6583 8.30pm


I Alex Shaw Trio Drum and Monkey. 80 Queen Street. 538 8111. 1 3pm Mainstream to hop.

I Toto and the Dexters Harry’s Bar. Randolph Place. 539 8100. 3.30 5.30pm .‘ylainstream.

I Liz McEwan Point Hotel. 34 50 Bread Street. 221 001‘). 8 30pm Singer.

I Live Jazz Nobles. 44a Constitution Street. lerth. 554 2024 0.30pm

I Four Cellar Bai (see l‘ll r. 10.30pm. (illllllfjllll.


I Edith Budge The Home Bar and (irill. 14 (ieorge Street. 624 8624. 1 4pm. Singer. I Diplomats of Jazz Royal t-Liiriek Hotel. 13 l€ttrick Road. 2286413. 2.30 5pm. TTZRlIlIOlltll.

I Jack Duff and Friends with Wendy Weatherby Braidburii Inn. 200 Mayfield Road. 667 3867. 3 5 30pm. Mainstream. I Live Jazz Maison Hector. 47 l)eanhaugli Street. 332 5328. 430 7pm. Mainstream.

Mondays I Live Jazz Henderson‘s (see l-‘ri ). 8pm. l’tanist.

' Tuesdays

"(/u' new big run/1r in [frills/r 111:" rmoemm

I Brian Kellock Trio The Tasks. I High Street. 8pm. Modern.

I Swing 97 Malt Shovel. ('ockbtirn Street. 225 6843. 0pm. Swing.

I Louisiana Ragtime Band Navaar House Hotel. 12 Maylield (iardens. 667 2828. 8.30pm. Traditional.

I Spirits of Rhythm ('aley' Sample Room. 58 Angle l’ark 'l‘errace. 337 7204. 8. 30pm. Traditional.

I Live Jazz Whistle Biiikies'. 4 6 South Bridge. 557 5114. 10.30pm. Modern.


I Fat Sam’s Band l3at Sam's. 56 5:4 l5ounlainhridge. 228 3111. 8pm. Swing attd jump-jive.

I Live Jazz Henderson's (see l‘Tl) 8pm. Artists vary.

I Live Jazz Stiruchi Restaurant (see Hi I. 8.30pm.

I Cellar Jazz Trio Cellar Bar (see Sat). 10pm. Mainstream.


I Diplomats of Jazz Maltiiarson. Tower l’lace. lerth. 7.30pm. 'l‘iaditronal.

I Live Jazz Henderson's (see l‘Tl ). 8pm. Artists vaiv.

I Templehall Stompers 'l‘ernplelrall Hotel. 77 l’roirieriade. l’ot’lohello. 66‘) 4264. 8,30pm. 'l‘raditional.

I Live Jazz Cellar Bar (see Sal). 10.30pm. Artists vary.

Tolbooth Stirling 8.00pm 01786 473544

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

5—18 Dec 1997 THE LIST59