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I Singing And Swinging Into 99 Queens Hall. ('lerk Street. (367 7776. 7.30pm. £6 £15. Scottiin crooner (‘raig MeMurdo is joined by his seven-piece backing band. That Swing Thang. for an evening of smoothly-delivered sw ittg standards from the likes of Sinatra. (Tosh) attd Dealt Martin.

I The Dynamic Duo Jazz .loittl. R Morrison Street. 22| I288. l0pm 3am. £3. See Tue 22.



I Carol Kidd Salutes Sinatra (‘ity Hall. (‘andleriggx 287 5M l. 8pm. £l250l£8t ('arol Kidd is ioined by .-\me:'ican baiitotie Jeffrey Smith in this debul tu‘i‘formance of material from her new Sinatra album e\pect all the classics. as well as some more obscure



I Cathie Rae's Jazz Singers' Night .laH John. .S Moi‘tisoit Street. 22l I288. l0pm 3am. £4 l £3) See Wed 23.

I Salsa Celtica (‘Jtteeit's llall. ('lerk Street. 007 7'70 Ilpni 3am. Round off your year with Salsa (‘eltica's energetic mi\ of _];i//. :\ll’lL‘;lll. l.atm atid ('eltic iliythms. (itiest DJs from Salsa ('cltica.


I Kenny Patterson Trio (‘at‘e Rouge. John Street. 552 443 3. 8 30pm. .-\ special Hogitiattay cabaret from this trio. who play gltll/ standards on vocal. double bass and key board.


I Carol Kidd Salutes Sinatra Queen‘s Hall. ('lei‘k Street. ()0? 777(2 7 30pm. £8 £l" 50. See Wed 30

I Hogmanay Party with The Ugly Groove Movement Jazz Joint. R Morrison Street. 221 I288. I0piii—3atii. £5 (£4). The Jazz Joint place the hosting of their Hogmanay bash in the very capable hands of this funky ten-piece. Support comes front a range of DJs. including Jaze. Sly Si and Kulu.

I Freddie King And Friends Pizza lispress. l Deanhaugh Street. 332 722‘). l0pm--lam. £30. Bring the New Year in to the \ arious‘ly futiky and soulful sounds of Mr King and co. The experience includes a pizza. a bottle of wine and half a bottle ofchampagne plus the opportunity to hit the dance floor.

I Colin Steele’s Grits ’n' Gravy Jazz .loint. 8 Morrison Street. 22l I288. l0ptii-3atti. £4 (£3). See Tliti I7.

I Hogmanay Extravaganza (‘al‘e Graffiti. Mansfield Place C‘hurch. Broughton Street. 557 8003. l0.30pm. DJ Tiiiku front Midtiiglit Blue atid Stuart and Simon from Big Beat help (‘afe (iraffiti with their New Year celebrations. Other highlights include the Belle Star Band. the Deaf Heights (‘aiun Aces and py rotechmes from Te l’ooka.



I Freddie King Quartet and Sophie Bancroft Duo l‘i‘ttltlthit'kel Gallery. 45 Market Street. 225 2383. 1 5pm. l'i'bati sounds with Julia and be-bop intluenees from King. while Bancroft sings mellow

ia/l atid l.atin tunes. at this New Year's

day opening.



I Swing Junction 'l‘lie Merlin. los \ltit'tliltgsttle Road. 447 432‘).

8pm - lam. £5. DJs play iiiusic from the §()s and 40s big band sw mg. iump |l\L'ill1(l titterhug at this post- Hogmanay do.

I Big Beat (‘afe (iral'l'iti. Mansfield l’lace Church. Bi'oughton Street. 557

8003. l0pm—2am. £7. Alive musical experiment with Latino 2000 at this monthly jazz-dance club. Manning the decks are Simon Hodge and Stuart Benneu.

I The Ugly Groove Movement Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22l I288. lOpm—3am. £5 (£4). This funky ten-piece play a highly danceable soul/jazz/l.atin fusion. DJ support from Sly Si and guests.


I Sixteen Ton And Urban Soul Ensemble Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22l I288. l0pm—3am. £3. See Sun 20.



I Altered Beats - Phase One Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 221 1288. l0pm—3am. £4 (£3). See Mon 2l.



I The Dynamic Duo Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22l I288. l0piii—3ani. £3. See Tue 22.



I Cathie Rae's Jazz Singers' Night Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22| I288. l0pm—3am. £4 (£3). See Wed 23.



I Johny Hooper Bourbon Street. l08 George Street. 552 0l4 l. 0pm. £7. An evening with this jazz saxophonist.


I Colin Steele's Grits 'n' Gravy Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 22| I288. l0pm—3am (band on—stage around midnight). £4 (£3). See Thu l7.



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


I Live Jazz Yes Cafe-Bar. 22 West Nile Street. 22l 8044. 8pm. Various artists.

I Jazz Piano Baby Grand. 3-- 7 l€liiibzttik Gardens. 248 4942. l0pm. Lounge pianist.


I Bobby Wishart Borders Books. Music and Cafe. ()8 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 6.30—8.30pm. Mellow.

I Jazz Piano Yes Restaurant (see Thu). 8pm. Artists vary.

I The Graham Trio Yes (‘at'e-Bar (see Thu). 9pm. Traditional.

I Chris Clark Quartet Kelvinpark Lorne Hotel. 923 Sauchiehall Street. 334 489l. 9.15pm. Mainstream and Latin. with various guests.

I Andy Young Baby Grand (see Thu). 10pm. Jazz DJ.


I Violet Leighton Trio Boutarde Brasserie. lilderslie Street. 333 9735. l—4pm. Free. Singer and band.

I George Penman All-Stars Bourbon Street. l08 George Street. 552014l. 2—5pm. Traditional.

I Harry Margolis Big Band L’Auaehe. 27 Waterloo Street. 22l 32 I0 2—5pm. Big band.

I Lauder's Big Band Lauder‘s. Sauchiehall Street. 33l 5180. 2~Spm. The big band sound. with vocals from Heather Whiteford.

I Jazz Piano Yes Restaurant (see Thu). 8pm. Artists vary.

I Kenny Paterson Trio ('afe Rouge. John Street. 552 4433. 8.30--l().30pm. Jazz. standards with vocals.

I The Graham Trio Yes Cafe-Bar (see Thu). ()pm. 'l‘i‘aditional.

I Live Jazz Brewery Tap. I055 Sauchiehall Street. 33‘) 8806. 0.30pm. Jazz funk.

I Jazz Piano Baby Grand tsee Thu). l0pm. Lounge pianist.


I Tom Colquhoun Brewery Tap (see Sat). 3pm. Jazz. and Latin guitarist.

I Tommy Reid Jazz Quintet Fox & Hound. Houston. 0|505 (i I 2448. 3—6pm. Traditional.

I Three’s Company McMastet‘s. 3a Park Terrace. (‘haring ('ross. 353 (i l 3 l. 4pm. lnfoi'iiial jam.

I Violet Leighton Trio l’olo Lounge. Wilson Street. 4 -() )ltl. Singer and band. I Blackfriars Col ective Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5024. 0pm. Modern jazz.


I Fionna Duncan with The Ronnie Rae Trio McC‘huill's. 40 High Street. 552 2l35. 0pm. Mainstream jazz tunes with this renowned singer.


I Bobby Wishart Russell's Bar Cafe. 77 Byres Road. 334 4073. 8»—| lpm, Mainstream and modern.

I Jazz Piano Yes Restaurant (see Thu). 8pm. Artists vary.

I Tom Urie And Guests Polo Lounge (see Sun). 9.30pm. Pianist and singer.


I Jazz Piano Yes Restaurant (see Thu). 8pm Artists vary.

I Nimbus Cotuer's Bar. 93 Hyndland Street. 357 5827. 9pm. Jazz/funk. alternating between band and DJs.

Craig McMurdo and That Swing Thang engage with some old school cool in Singing And Swinging Into 99 at the Queen’s Hall, J

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