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. FRIDAY 20 ‘ Glasgow
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church Centre. 72 Berkeley Street. 221 3154. Membership details from Iirnie Speirs. I4 Cileiidee Road. Renfrew. I’A4 ()Al). 886 2949. 7.30pm. Records and disctissioir
I EI Cometa All-Stars Kulu’s Jazz. Joint. Henry's Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm 3am. £5 (£3). Latin-jam extravaganza from the lidinhurgh-hased All-Stars.
I Midnight Blue ('afc (iraffiti. Iiast London Street (Mansfield Church). 557 8003. 10pm 2am. hand on-stage around 1 130pm. £5 (£4), Solid 60s soul-(all. grooves froin singer Souhie Coleman atid trumpeter Colin Steele. plus I)Js.
I Unknown Quantity Mac Robert Arts- Centre. University of Stirling. 01786 461081. 10.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Latin and club influences.
I Mike Walker Sextet Rothes Halls. Kingdom Square. 01592 612121. 8pm. £6. This is the gtntarist's first Scottish tour witlt his ow ti sextet. Walker describes the music as "deceptively simple’. strong on tnelody and harmony. but with richly tettured voicings and a wide-ranging sound palette. The hand features the excellent Nikki llcs (keyboards). lain Dixon (tenor sax ). and ex- Simply Red and Andy Sheppard bassist Sylvan Richardson as the familiar laces. plus a second keyboard player. John Ellis. and Steve Gilbert (drutns).
I Lizzard Lounge Cafe Graffiti. East London Street (Mansﬁeld Church). 557 8003. Club starts 9.30pm. band tin-stage midtnght. £ l0 (£7). Lounge regulars The Basic Collective are tonight's live band. I Swirler Kulu's Jazz. Joint. Henry‘s Cellar liar. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm 3am. £5 (£3). Kevin MacKenzie‘s powerful electric outlit fill the Saturday night residence. featuring the guitarist with the Bancroft twins. pianist David Milligan. and bassist John Spiers.
I Mike Walker Sextet Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). See Fri 20.
I Jabba Kulu‘s .la/J. Joint. Henry's Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 221 I288. 10pm»—3am. £3. Ten-piece hand with a progressive approach to jazz-hip hop fusion.
I Altered Beats 98 Preview Phase 1 Kulu's Jan. Joint. Henry's Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 221 I288. 10pm—3ani. £3 (£2). Drum 'n' Bass- The Jazz. Iilement.
I Altered Beats 98 Preview Phase 2 Kulu's Jazz Joint. Henry's Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £2. Hip hop — The lireestyle Element.
Soul diva livvy heads up Kulu's Tigers at Henry's Cellar Bar. Thu 26 Mar & Thu 2 Apr.
I Cathie Rae's Singer's Night Kulu's Jazz. Joint. Henry's Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 221 I288. 9pm—3am. £3 (£2). Cathie Rae holds court with the Brian Kellock Trio. and also encourages other tip-and-coming jazz singers to participate. DJ Ritchie Rufftone takes over the late session.
I Loz Speyer Quartet Tron Jazz Cellar. Tron Tavern and Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 226 0931. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). Lox Speyer is a trumpeter and composer whose credits range from straight-ahead jazz settings through to the anarcho- industrial noise of Test Department. His own band has its roots in bop. htit spiced tip with more contemporary influences. and makes its Scottish debut here as part of a UK tour (with a second date at The Lemon Tree. Aberdeen. on Sun 29 Mar). Speyer isjoined by Andy Jones (guitar). Richard Jeffries (bass) and Tony Bianco (drums).
I Kulu's Tigers Kulu‘s Jazz. Joint. Henry‘s Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 221 I288. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). More jazz. soul and funk fusion.
I Chronos Bongo Club. New Street Studios. 6—14 New Street. 556 5204/558 7604. 10.30pm—late. £5 (£3). A new monthly club night featuring live bands playing jazz-soul-funk-heats fusion.
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. Records and discussion.
I Basic Collective Kulu‘s- .Ia/J. Joint. Henry‘s Cellar Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £5 (£3). Very popular soul-jazz. band. featuring singer Nikki King and some of the coolest grooves in town.
I Midnight Blue Cafe Graffiti. East London Street (Mansfield Church). 557 8003. 10pm—2am. band on-stage around 11.30pm. £5 (£4). See Fri 20.
I Fred Quimby Quartet MacRobert Arts Centre. University of Stirling. 01786 461081. 10.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Jazz with a funky slant from the only quartet around which has more than four players.
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