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the dates listed below are for one- off or 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 eight days before publication. Jazz listings compiled by Abigail Bremner.



I Paul Harrrison Trio Basement Jazz. Blackfriars Underground. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9pm. £2. Young pianist Harrison. winner of this year's Scottish Young Jazz Musician of the Year competition. fronts this new band.


I Rickey Woodard Tron Jazz (‘ellaiz Hunter Square. 554 45H). 8.30pm. £7 (£5). Inspired to take the jazz rather than the country path. despite his roots in Nashville. tenor and alto sax-player Woodard has previously plied his craft with Ray Charles and is now on the up in the US scene. He is accompanied by the Brian Kellock Trio.

I Bespoke Jazz .loint. 8 Morrison Street. 22l i288. l()pm-~3am (hand on- stage around midnight). £4 (£3). Soulful singer Tricia Than heads up this six-piece band. who mix electronica with contemporary jazz and breakheats to create a very underground sound. With DJ Eh'.’ Wunl



I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church Centre. 72 Berkeley Street. 221 3l54. 7.30pm. 'Collecting And Recollecting' with Ronnie Mackie. Further details are available from lirnie SPeirs. l4 Glendee Road. Renfrew. PA4 ()Al). ()l4l 886 294‘).

I Rickey Woodard Partick Burgh Lesser Hall. 0 Burgh Hall Street. 287

SSI l. 8pm. See Thu 3 Accompanirnent is provided by Nigel Clark on guitar. Ronnie Rae on bass and Tony Mcl.ennau on drums.


I Jan Garbarek Group Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street. 667 7776. 8.30pm. £8—£22.5(). S()l.D ()l'T. Folk-jazz from this distinctive saxophonist. joined here by liberhard Weber on bass. Rainer Bruninghaus on keys and Marilyn Mazur on percussion.

I Midnight Blue Cafe (iraffitr. liast London Street. 557 8003. ‘)..‘~()pm-2am. £6. Trumpeter Lorne Cowleson joins the MB Players for the night.

I Hub Central Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22! I288. l()prn 3am (hand on- stage around rurdnight). £4. Cool funk meets hreakheat chemistry in a Combination which is earning the group deserved popularity. Soulful vocals from Tony King add the finishing touch. Deck wizardry from DJs Sly Si and Kulu.


I Laura Macdonald Quartet MacRobert Arts Centre. University of Stirling. (H786 46 l()8 l. l().3()pni. £6 (£3). This saxophonist is a rising star on the jazz circuit. with a I‘)‘)7 Young Musician of the Year award under her belt.



I Partick Beat Borders Books. Music and Cafe. ()8 Buchanan Street. 222 77()(). An evening of West African music. story and song which explores the roots of blues and jazz.


I Big Beat Cafe Graffiti. liast London Street. 557 8003. |()pm-2ani. £7. See Clubs listings. page 85.

I Colin Steele's Grits 'n' Gravy Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22l I288. l()pm—3am. £4 (£3). Colin Steele‘s latest musical venture features alto- saxophonist-ahout-the-l.ondon-scene Andor. keyboardist and Scottish Young Musician of the Year Paul Harrison and drummer Paddy Flaherty ofThe Jazz Syndicate. DJ Kulu mans the decks.



I Sixteen Ton and Urban Soul Ensemble Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 I288. l()pnr—3ani. £3. Contemporary swing sounds from the sixteen-piece big band Sixteen Ton. followed by vocal and bass duo Alice McLaughlin and Ben Schogler. 'l‘urntahle tunes from female l).l cornho Beatz Related.



I Altered Beats Phase One Jazz. Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22l I288. l()pm—3am. £4 (£3). l).ls Richie Rufftone and Vital Sign are joined by musicians on percussion. keys and sax. plus various guests. for an improvised exploration of the jazz/drum (ts: bass crossover.


Glasgow I Bobby Wellins Tron Theatre. 63 ' 'l‘rongate. 552 4267. 7.30pm. £IS. The

last in Basement Jazz's jazz. dinner series features the original talent of Wellins. who is set to play a specially commissioned piece by Young Jazz Musician of the Year. Tom McNiven. Accompanimerit comes from the Brian Kellock Trio. Dinner starts at 7.30pm. the performance is at 9.30pm and the £ I 5 ticket price includes a two-course meal.

I Evan Parker's Electra-Acoustic

Ensemble CCA. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 752 l. 8.30pm. £6 (£4). Parker returns to the CCA in a tour sponsored by Swedish jazz label liCM. His seven-piece hand utilises both musicians and technicians to create an electronic sound which pushes itttpt'o\ isation to its limits.


I The Dynamic Duo Jazz Joint. 8

Morrison Street. 22! I288. l()pnr—3am, £3. The duo. aka DJ lixtra and DJ Plus

()ne (the winner of this year's Scottish

DMC Mixing Championships). are joined by rappers and musicians for old and nu

i skool hip hop vibes.


. Glasgow ' I Glasgow Phoenix Choir Royal ; Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287

55 I l. 7.30pm. £7--£l I. last year‘s sell- out choir return for a ('ti/r't/unrmi (‘lir'ivlrmrv featuring popular seasonal tunes. both traditional and modern ~ with the Brian Kellock Trio as special guests.

I Evan Parker's Electra-Acoustic

Ensemble CCA. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 732 l. 8.30pm. £6 (£4). See Tue 8.

Edinburgh I Cathie Rae's Jazz Singers' Night

.lazz .loint. 8 Morrison Street. 22| I288.

l()pm—3arn (band on-stage around llpm). £4 (£3). Both established singers and newcomers drop in for this traditional jazz night with music from the Brian Kellock Trio l).ls Kulu and Jaze support.


Glasgow 5 I John Law John McIntyre Hall.

University Avenue. 330 4002. l.|()pm. Free. This acclaimed pianist works

between classical and jazz music styles

and here gives a solo performance of spontaneous composition based on plainchant.

I I Nico Quartet Basement Jazz.

Blackfriars Underground. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9pm. £2. A foursome fronted