MUSIC jazz


THURSDAY 18 Edinburgh

I Sylvia Rae Quartet Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 221 1288. 9.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). See Thu 4.

I Opus De Jazz Eden, Picardy Place, 478 7434. 8pm. £3; free before 10pm. A new clubnight, featuring mellow jazz



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 da . Residencies will be listed, provi ed 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, 98 Buchanan Street, 222 7700. 7.30—9.30pm. Mellow.

I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Thu). 10.30pm. Jazz DJ.


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 Lauder s Big Band Lauder’s, Sauchiehall Street. 331 5180. 2—5pm. The big band sound, with vocals from Heather Whiteford.

I Westend Jazztet and Eddie Toal Fitter & Firkin, Dumbarton Road, 339 574l.22—4.30pm. Mainstream and Latin jazz.

I Live Jazz Brel, 39 Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 3—6pm. Free. Various contemporary Latin and jazz sounds.

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 due to the possiblity of private bookings, phone to confirm.

I Jazz Blues Millars, 515 Sauchiehall Street, 248 2016. 8.30pm. On 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. Jan funk.

I Jazz Piano Baby Grand (see Thu). 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.


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—6pm. Singer and band.

I Blackfriars Collective 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.

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I Bobby Wishart Russell’s Bar Cafe, 77 Byres Road, 334 4973. 8-llpm. Mainstream and modern.

I Hermie Longalong and Hermitage/Caprice Trio Caprice Brasserie, 48 New Market Street, Ayr, 01292 610916. 9.30pm. Rotating residency.

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

, Wednesdays

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 Surprise Jazz Party Night Cellar No. 1, Chambers Street, 220 4298. 9.30pm—lam. An eclectic selection from an ever-changing line-up of musicians.

I Live Blues Maison Hector, 47 Deanhaugh Street, 332 5328. lOpm-lam. 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.

I Bill Kyle's Backbeat Band Cellar No. 1 (see Thu). lOpm—lam. Modern

jazz. I Salsa Pa'Tt Cafe Habana (see Thu). lOpm—lam. Latin jazz and salsa DJ.


I Toto And The Dexters Harry ’5 Bar, Randolph Place, 539 8100. 3.30—5.30pm. Mainstream.

I 4th Dimension Caffe Sardi, 18 Forest Road, 220 5553. 7.30pm—midnight. Guitar and piano duo.

I Alex Shaw Trio Restaurant, Hilton National Hotel (see Fri). 8pm. Mainstream.

I Blue Nun/Jazz Incident Cellar No. 1 (see Thu). 10pm—1am. On fortnightly rotation.

I Salsa Pa'Ti Cafe Habana (see Thu). 10pm-1am. Latin jazz and salsa DJ.


I The Radge Jazz Band The Raj Restaurant on The Shore, Henderson Street, Leith, 553 3980. Noon-3pm. Enjo mellow jazz over lunch.

I E ith Budge The Dome Bar and Grill, 14 George Street, 624 8624. 1-5pm. Singer.

I Dave Keir JautetIJim Jammers Rose and Crown, Rose Street, 225 4039. 1.30pm. Alternating fortnightly - traditional/modem.

I Live Jazz Maison Hector (See Thu). 4.30—7pm. Mainstream.


I Louisiana Ragtime Band Navaar House Hotel, 12 Mayfield Gardens, 667 2828. 8.30 m. Traditional.

I Spirits Rhythm Caley Sample Room, 58 Angle Park Terrace, 337 7204. 8.30pm. Traditional.

I Swing 99 Malt Shovel, Cockbum Street, 225 6843. 9pm. Swing at the longest residency in Edinburgh.

I Live Jazz Whistle Binkies, 4—6 South Bridge, 557 5114. 10.30pm. Modern, artists vary.


I Fat Sam's Band/The Dreamliners Fat Sam’s, 56-58 Fountainbridge, 228 3111. 8pm. Swing and jump- jive/mainstream.

I Live Jazz Henderson’s (see Thu). 8pm. Artists vary.

I Son De Rhumba Cellar No. 1 (See Thu). 10pm—1am. Latin jazz.



Dates listed below are for one-off and ticketed shows. Gigs are listed by

date. then by city. erformances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten da s before publication. Folk 81 World istings compiled by Norman Chalmers.



I Flash Company New Dawn Folk Club, Riverside Club, Fox Street, 248 3144. 8.30pm. £5-£3. The finest traditional Scots song the real thing, with some couthy melodeon, fiddle and whistle from Chris Miles, Tom Spiers, Arthur Watson, Pete Shepheard, Maureen Jelks and Aileen Carr.



I Traditional Music Concert RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£4). A grand piping concert, with pipes from as far afield as Hungary represented.

I Mugenkyo Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 8pm. £8.50 (£7). Powerful Japanese ritual drumming by Europe’s first Taiko drum group,

' formed after two years intensive study in


I Ceilidh With Gary Blair Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 9pm. £5. Ceilidh dance followed by disco from Radio Clyde 2 DJ Alan Todd.



I Chris Smither Chambers Bar, Cochrane Street. 8pm. £8 (£7). Bonnie Raitt calls him ’my Eric Clapton’; and Dr John played piano behind his singing. He’s an all-American acoustic legend, and an unbeatable, unclassifiable songwriter and performer.

Living Legend: Chris Smither


I Ceilidhmania St Bride’s Centre, 10 Orwell Terrace, 346 1405. 8pm—midnight. £7 (£5). Charity ceilidh dance featuring the The Belle Stars and The Big Squeeze, raising funds for Invisible Disabilities.

I Survival Ceilidh Dance Caledonian Brewery, Slateford Road. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Tickets and information 556 0958. Fun-raiser for Tribal People’s charity. Music by Da Hooley.


I Musical Instrument Making Howden Park Centre, Howden, 01506 433634. 1.30—3.30pm. Free. A discussion/illustrative talk on a forthcoming series of workshops on stringed instrument making. Thornton Caldwell hosts this informal session and will discuss techniques and skills.


I Lindisfarne Magnum Theatre, Harbourside, 01294 278381. 7.30pm. £10. See Glasgow, Sun 7.



I Lindisfarne Cottier Theatre, 93-95 Hyndland Street, 357 3868. 8pm. £11. Some of the Geordie boys behind the 705 hits Fog On The Tyne and Meet Me On The Corner in a rare Glasgow

appearance. MONDAY 8 Stirling

I Allan Taylor Stirling Folk Club, . Terraces Hotel, 4 Melville Terrace, 01259 218521. 8pm. £4.50 (£4). Since the 605, he‘s been one of the British folk scene’s most popular singer-songwriters and composer of Roll On The Day and It’s Good To See You.


I Brendan Shine 8: His Band Paisley Town Hall, Abbey Close, 887 1010. 8pm. £10 (£8). The Irish entertainer and accordionist provides a night of Irish song, sentiment and charm.