We are family: Sistersoul play Jazz Joint. Edinburgh, Sat 11 Sep
I Brian Kellock Trio Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 8pm—3am. £3. The Brian Kellock Trio, fronted by one of Scotland’s foremost jazz pianists, supply the mellow jazz vibes through till midnight, with the Diskografaz (aka Kulu, Sly Si and Unkle Fawaz) providing an irresistible selection of funky jazz and disco discs to keep your feet moving into the wee small hours.
Hawick I Jazz 8. Blues Festival No. 10 Bar, Baker Street, 01450 373644. See Fri 10.
I Dear Mr Cole Brunton Theatre, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, 665 2240. 7.30pm. £9 (£6). James Flynn backed by the Alan McPike Trio performs the music of Nat King Cole, with classics such as Unforgettable and Mona Lisa.
I Altered Beatz Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £3. Electronic jazz-funk from Martin Kershaw’s Green Juice, who are joined by rapper Frosty J for alternate week slots at thisjazz meets drum ’n’ bass night - DJ Decknical Hitch mans the decks.
' I Freddie King Tron Theatre, 63 Trongatc, 552 4267. 9pm. £17.95 including a two-course meal (£5 for limited availability standing tickets). A range of bepop and jazz standards, with a touch of the blues from the renowned Scottish vocalist, here accompanied on keys, guitar, bass and drums - part of Basement Jazz’s ’Jazz Dinners’ series. Dinner is available from 7pm.
I The Dynamic Duo Show Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm-3am. £3. Joining DJs Plus One and Extra in their hip hop and breakbeat haven are six-piece rap collective Scotland Yard, featuring four rappers, plus live rhythms from Willy Mollason and Sly Si.
I Cathie Rae's Jazz Singers' Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £3. Regular guests include Subie Coleman, plus Nicola King and her dad, Freddy — with music from Brian Kellock’s jazz professionals. DJ Kulu spins jazz records in support.
I Dear Mr Cole Paisley Arts Centre, New Street, 887 1010. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). See Mon 13.
THURSDAY 16 Edinburgh I John Fahey 8: Derek Bailey Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 8pm. An unusual pairing of two incredibly talented guitarists - Fahey’s unique blues interpretation has been dubbed ’American Primitive’ in an attempt at classification, and Bailey released a 1996 album entitled Guitar; Drum ’n’Bass, which anticipated recent developments in club land. I Yo Yo Kilili Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). A steaming tajine of fusion, from jazz- improv to breakbeat, picking up a healthy dose of North African rhythms along the way. The band also feature exotic strings and percussion. Lizzard Lounge’s Unkle Fawaz supplies the vinyl.
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church Centre, 72 Berkeley Street, 221 3154. 7.30pm. ’Sounds of Surprise’ by Jack Goode. Further details from Ernie Speirs, l4 Glendee Road, Renfrew, PA4 OAD. 0141 886 2949.
I High Heel Sneakers Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm-3am. £5 (£4). This six-piece play dip into the Blue Note vault for a selection of funk and groove numbers. DJ Sly Si mans the decks.
I Alan Falconer Borders Books, 283 Buchanan Street, 222 7700. 6pm. Free. A mellow jazz selection from the founder of Glasgow Guitar Club.
I The Visionary Experience Benefit Concert Town Hall, Portobello, 220 4349. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). Concert in aid of Waverley Care Trust featuring J inky Gilmour (ex-Silencers), soul diva Subie Coleman and bebopper Freddie King.
I Lizzard Lounge Cafe Grafﬁti, East London Street, 557 8003. 9.30pm—2am. £6 (£5). A DJ night with Joseph Malik and Sace from NT in Glasgow.
I Ugly Groove Movement Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm-3am. £6 (£5). The family funk return to a fortnightly residency, featuring bass from Captain Funk, vocals from Ms Lips and Big Daddy Love, plus a three-piece horn section to make the most of their Latin and soul selection. DJ antics come from Kulu.
I Sinatra All The Way Barrﬁelds Theatre, Greenock Road, 01475 689777. 7.30pm. £10 (£9). James Chadwick sings
the swinging songs of the late, great Frank Sinatra.
East Kilbride I Craig McMurdo - Singin' & Swingtn' Village Theatre, Maxwell
Drive, 013552 48669. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). Sec Sat 11.
I Sinatra All The Way The Pavilion Theatre, 121 Renﬁeld Street, 332 1846. 7.30pm. £9—£11. See Sat 18.
I Altered Beatz Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm-3am. £3. On fortnightly rotation at this jazz meets drum ’n’ bass night are Paul Harrison’s four-piece, Rare Faction, featuring Stuart Brown on drum machines. DJ Decknical Hitch takes charge of the vinyl selection, and watch out for occasional appearances from vocalist Alice McLaughlin.
I AI Foster Quartet The Hub, Castlehill (Royal Mile), 467 5200. 8pm. £10. Ajazz legend makes his Scottish debut. Drummer Foster was an incredibly close musical associate of Miles Davis and has worked with all the greats. He is joined tonight by his all-star New York band featuring John Nugent on sax, Kevin Hays on keys and Doug Weiss on bass.
I The Pasadena Root Orchestra Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 8pm. £12. With almost 30 years of touring experience behind them, this ensemble have become adept at recreating the heady atmosphere of the 1920s and 305 showtune. Their repertory ranges from Porter and Berlin to Ellington, Calloway and Fletcher Henderson, with some humour and pizzaz thrown in.
I The Dynamic Duo Show Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £3. See Tue 14.
I Cathie Rae's Jazz Singers' Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 10pm—3am. £3. See Wed 15.
I Dear Mr Cole Carnegie Hall, East Port, 01383 314127. 7.30pm. £4-£6. See Mon 13.
The following details are for regular free weekl ates: 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 Abigail Bremner.
I Jazz Piano Baby Grand, 3—7 Elmbank Gardens, 248 4942. 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.
I Bobby Wishart Borders Books, Music and Cafe, 98 Buchanan Street, 222 7700. 7.30—9.30pm. Mellow.
I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Thu). 10.30pm. Jazz DJ.
jazz MUSID Saturdays
I George Penman Jazzmen Bourbon Street, 108 George Street, 552 0141. 2-5pm. Traditional.
I Harry Margolis' Miller Band L’Attache, 27 Waterloo Street. 221 3210. 2—5pm. Bi band.
I Laude s Big Band Lauder's, Sauchiehall Street. 331 5180. 2-5pm. The big band sound, with vocals from Heather Whiteford.
I Westend Jazztet 81 Eddie Toal Fitter & Firkin, Dumbarton Road, 339 5741.22—4.30pm. Mainstream and Latin
jazz. I Live Jazz Brel, 39 Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 3—6pm. Free. Catch the Paul Harrison Trio on Sat 11 Sep, with the Lorna Brown Quartet on Sat 18 Sep.
I Jazz Evening Art Lovers’ Cafe, House for an Art Lover, Bellahouston Park, Dumbreck Road, 353 4779. 7pm. Enjoy jazz over dinner at this Rennie Mackintosh-inspired cafe — there are several private functions in September, so phone to check.
I Jazz Blues Millars, 515 Sauchiehall Street. 8.30pm. Saxophone and keyboard. I Kenny Paterson Trio Cafe Rouge, John Street, 552 4433. 8.30—10.30pm. Jazz and swing standards with vocals.
I Shelagh Buchanan Sizzlers’ Steakhouse, 79 Albion Street, 552 4200. 9pm. Jazz guitar and vocals.
I Live Jazz Brewery Tap, 1055 Sauchiehall Street, 339 8866. 9.30pm. Jazz funk.
I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Thu). 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.
I Karen Bloomer & Ewan Kilpatrick Tron Theatre Bar and Restaurant, 63 Trongate, 552 8587. Noon—4pm. Saxophone jazz over brunch.
I The Rhythm Kings Corinthian, 191 Ingram Street, 552 1101. Noon—4pm. Enjoy Dixieland jazz over brunch.
I Chris Clark Jazz Trio Drum & Monkey, 93 St Vincent Street, 221 6636. 3.30—6.30pm. Mainstream and Latin with various guests.
I Violet Leighton Trio Polo Lounge, Wilson Street. 4—6 m. Singer and band. I Blackfriars Col ective Blackfriars, 36 Bell Street, 552 5924. 9pm. Modern jazz
I Fionna Duncan with The Ronnie Rae Trio McChuill’s, 40 High Street, 552 2135. 9pm. Mainstream jazz tunes with this renowned singer.
I Bobby Wishart Russell’s Bar Cafe, 77 Byres Road, 334 4973. 8—11pm. Mainstream and modern.
I Hermie Longalong 8: Hermitage/Caprice Trio Caprice Brasserie, 48 New Market Street, Ayr, 01292 610916. 9.30 m. Rotating residency. I Tom Urie And uests Polo Lounge (see Sun). 9.30pm. Pianist and singer.
I Jazz Piano Yes Restaurant (see Thu). 8pm. Artists vary.
I Nimbus Cottier’s Bar, 93 Hyndland Street, 357 5827. 9pm. Jazz/funk, alternating between band and DJs.
I Live Jazz Henderson’s, 25 Thistle Street, 225 2605. 8pm. Artists vary.
I Live Blues Maison Hector, 47 Deanhaugh Street, 332 5328. 10pm—1am. Blues guitar duo.
I Salsa Pa'Ti Cafe Habana, Greenside Place, 558 1270. 10pm-1am. Latin jazz and salsa DJ.
I Alex Shaw Cocktail Bar, Hilton National Hotel, 69 Belford Road, 332 2545. 8pm. Pianist.
I Live Jazz Henderson’s (see Thu); 8pm. Artists vary.
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