JAZZ LISTINGS: BOXING DAY continued Edinburgh
I Diskographers Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). A selection of soulful dance discs from the resident DJ trio of Porridge Fudge. Big L and Unkle Fawaz. plus live vocal antics from Alice McLaughlin.
I Craig McMurdo's Cool Yule Show Bourbon Street. 1()8 George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £10~£24.50 with dinner. A festive singsong with top crooner. backed by the Swingettes. featuring hits from the likes of Frank Sinatra. Sammy Davis Jnr. and Tony Bennett.
I Altered Beatz Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). On fortnightly rotation at this jazz meets drum ’n‘ bass night are Paul Harrison's three-piece. Rare Faction. featuring Stuart Brown on drum machines and Martin Kershaw on the horns. DJ Input takes charge of the vinyl selection.
I Glenn Miller Orchestra Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. 7.30pm. £10—£18. War-time classics as the swinging sound of the 40s is recreated in the spirit of this world famous big band.
I The Last Rock And Blues Party Of The 20th Century Caledonian Brewery. Slateford Road. 623 8066. 7pm. £5. We're not convinced that this really will be the last rock and blues party of the 20th century. but ignore our pedantics and enjoy lively sets from The Blue Hyenas. Chaboogie and Yet Again. plus special guests.
I HQ Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £4. See Tue 21.
I The Big Trad Party Bourbon Street. 108 George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £5—£19.50 with dinner. Bourbon Street regulars The George Penman Jazzmen celebrate their 40th anniversary at this event, which will feature guest slots from many of the great and the good in the local jazz community.
I Wester Hailes Education Centre Show Band Winter Wonderland. Princes Street Gardens East. 226 2151. 7—8pm. The band jazz-up some traditional festive tunes for the delight of those skating on the Winter Wonderland‘s ice rink or perusing the stalls.
I London Community Gospel Choir St Mary‘s Cathedral. 23 Palmerston Place. 667 7776. 7.30pm. £15. The acclaimed gospel ensemble. who provided vocals on Disney 's ‘The Lion King' soundtrack. perform an uplifting mix of modern and traditional gospel mu5ic.
I A Tribute To Chet Baker Cafe Graffiti. East London Street. 557 8003. 9pm. £7. This successful Fringe show is revived to mark the final days of Cafe Graffiti. Trumpeter Colin Steele (Midnight Blue Band) takes the lead role. with vocals being supplied by Cathie Rae and accompaniment coming from Dave Milliagan on piano and Ronnie Rae Snr. on double bass.
I Jazz Singers' Night Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). See Wed 22.
Glasgow I Carol Kidd City Hall. Candleriggs.
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287 5511. 8pm. £12.50 (£10). The theme of the now traditional Christmas concert is Irving Berlin. with Kidd putting her acclaimed voice and interpretative skills to work on such classics as Alexander is Ragtime Band and Putting On The Ritz.
I Midnight Blue Grand Finale Cafe Graffiti. East London Street. 557 8003. 10pm—3am. £6. This final. final ﬂing features sets from many of the regulars at the club over the years. including Tony King. Subie Coleman. Cathie Rae and Nicola King. with the Midnight Blue Band giving its full repertoire of Latin. classic and movie theme tunes a final dust down.
I Rain Forest Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). See Thu 16.
I The End Cafe Graffiti. East London Street. 557 8003. £55. Ajolly good send-off for one of Edinburgh‘s most favoured venues. On the live music front there are appearances from the Belle Star Band. the Midnight Blue Band. the Deaf Heights Cajun Aces. Allessandro (the menace from Venice) and Carlos Pena. fronting the Lizzard Lounge All-Stars. On the DJ front. there are representatives from all the venue's resident clubs.
I McEwans New Year Revels Assembly Rooms. 54 George Street. 220 4349. 9.30pm—3.30am. £45. The Assembly Rooms are the venue for this wildly popular llogmanay do. featuring the sounds of Craig McMurdo. Robert Fish Ceilidh Band. The Belle Star Band and DJ Trendy Wendy. SOLD OUT.
I Basic Collective Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £5. See Fri 17.
NEW YEAR’S DAY Edinburgh
I Music For New Year's Day Fruitmarket Gallery. 45 Market Street. 225 2383. noon—~5pm. Free. Celebrate the new millennium with a selection of music and art. The Sophie Bancroft Duo perform jazz and Latin songs and Colin Reid mixes blues. jazz. country and classical guitar.
I Jazz Joint Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 10pm—3am. The programme for January has yet to be confirmed — contact venue for details.
I Jazz Joint Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 10pm—3am. The programme for January has yet to be confirmed -— contact venue for details.
I Altered Beatz Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). See Mon 20.
TUESDAY 4 Edinburgh
I HQ Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £4. See Tue 21.
I Jazz Singers' Night Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 10pm-3am. £4 (£3). See Wed 22.
2135. 9pm. Mainstream jazz tunes with
I Jazz Joint Jazz Joint. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 10pm-3am. The programme for January has yet to be confirmed — contact venue for details.
The following details are for regular
free weekl dates: 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 Danny Thompson Baby Grand. 3—7 Elmbank Gardens. 248 4942. 10.30pm. A wide selection from this lounge pianist.
I Bobby Wishart Borders Books. Music and Cafe. 98 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 7.30—9.30pm. Mellow.
I Danny Thompson Baby Grand (see Thu). 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.
I George Penman Jazzmen Bourbon Street. 108 George Street. 5520141. 2—5pm. Traditional.
I Harry Margolis' Miller Band L'Attaehe. 27 Waterloo Street. 221 3210. 2—5pm. Bi i band.
I Lauder 5 Big Band Lauder‘s. Sauchiehall Street. 331 5180. 2—5pm. The big band sound. with vocals froin Heather Whiteford.
I George McGowan Orchestra Eat Drink Man Woman. 34 King Street. 552 9227. 2.30—5.30pm. Twenty-piece big band.
I Westend Jazztet 8: Eddie Toal Fitter & Firkin. Dumbarton Road. 3395741. 2—4.30pm. Mainstream and Latin jazz. I Live Jazz Brel. 39 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3—6pm. Free. Various contemporary Latin and jazz sounds — Sat 18 sees a set from the Peter Ulhaaf Quartet.
I Jazz Evening Art Lovers‘ Cafe. House for an Art Lover. Bellahouston Park. Dumbreck Road. 353 4779. 7pm. linjoy jazz over dinner at this Rennie Mackintosh-inspired cafe - due to the
t possiblity of private functions. phone to
: confirm. Sat 18 Dec — saxophone-led jazz from the John Burgess Duo
I Jazz Blues Millars. 515 Sauchiehall
. Street. 248 2016. 8.30pm. On saxophone
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. 5524200. 9pm. Jazz guitar and vocals.
I Live Jazz Brewery Tap. 1055 Sauchiehall Street. 339 8866. 9.30pm. Jazz funk.
I Danny Thompson Baby Grand (see
: Thu). 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.
I The Rhythm Kings Corinthian. 191 lngram Street. 552 1101. Noon—4pm. Enjoy Dixieland jazz o\er brunch.
I Chris Clark Jazz Trio Drum Ly Monkey. 93 St Vincent Street. 221 6636. 3.30—630pm. Mainstream and Latin w ith
T various guests.
3 I Michael Deans Jazz Quartet (‘oiiiers Bar. 93 llyndland Street. 357 5825. 4-
‘ —7pm. Traditional jazz - Sun 2 Jan sees a
guest appearance from renowned jazz
; guitarist Jim Mullen.
I Violet Leighton Trio l’olo Lounge.
Wilson Street. 4—6pm. Singer and band.
I Live Jazz Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street.
552 5924. 9pm. Modern jazz.
‘ I Danny Thompson Baby Grand (see
Thu). 10.30pm. A wide selection 1mm
: this lounge pianist.
I Fionna Duncan with The Ronnie Rae Trio McChuill‘s. 40 High Street. 552
this renowned singer.
I Bobby Wishart Russell's Bar Cafe. 77 Bytes Road. 334 4973. 8-11pm. Mainstream and modern.
I Hermie Longalong & 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 Danny Thompson Baby Grand (see Thu). 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.
I Live Jazz Henderson's. 25 Thistle
Street. 225 2605. 8pm. Artists vary.
I Blues Inc. Dix-Neuf. 97 Hanover
Street. 220 6119. 8pm. Thu 23 Dec only -
these Saturday regulars swap to Thursday
for the festive period.
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 lleetor. 47
Deanhaugh Street. 332 5328. 10pm—lam. Blues guitar duo.
I Salsa Pa'Ti Cafe llabana. Greenside Place. 558 1270. 10pm—1am. Latin jazz
and salsa DJ.
Fridays - 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). l0pm—lam. Modern
I Salsa Pa'Ti Cafe llabana (see Thu).
ltlpm—lam. Latin jazz and salsa DJ.
I Toto And The Dexters Harry‘s Bar.
; Randolph Place. 539 8100. 3.30—5.30pm. Mainstream.
E I 4th Dimension Caffe Sardi. 18 Forest Road. 220 5553. 7.30pm—itiidnight.
; Guitar and piano duo.
I Alex Shaw Trio Restaurant. Hilton
1 National Hotel (see Fri). 8pm.
I Blue Nun/Jazz Incident Cellar No. 1 (see Thu). 10pm—lam.()n fortnightly rotation.
I Salsa Pa'Ti Cafe Habana (see Thu). l0pm- lam. Latin jazz and salsa DJ.
I The Radge Jazz Band The Raj Restaurant on The Shore. Henderson Street. Leith. 553 3980. Noon—3pm. linjov mellow jazz over lunch.
I Edith Budge The Dome Bar and Grill.
14 George Street. 624 8624. l—5pm.
I Dave Keir Jazztet/Jim Jammers Rose and Crown. Rose Street. 225 4039. 1.30pm. Alternating fortnightly — traditional modern.
I Live Jazz Maison Hector (See Thu). 4.30-7pm. .'\1ainstreani.
I Dos Por Tres Dix-Neat (See Thu). 8pm. Latin jazz from this trio.
I Louisiana Ragtime band Navaar House Hotel. 12 Mayfield Gardens. 667 2828, 8.30pm. Traditional.
I Spirits 0f Rhythm ('aley Sample Room. 58 Angle Park Terrace. 337 7204. 8.30pm. Traditional.
I Swing 99 Malt Shovel. Cockburn Street. 225 6843. 9pm. Swing at the longest residency in lidinburgh.
I Live Jazz Whistle Binkies‘. 4—6 South Bridge. 55" 5114. 10.30pm. Modern. artists vary.
I Fat Sam’s Band/The Dreamliners Fat Sam's. 56—58 l-‘ountainbridge. 228 3111. 8pm. Swing andjump-
I Live Jazz Hendersoth (see Thu). 8pm. Artists vary.
I Tony Smith Dix-Neuf (See Thu). 8pm. Wed 22 Dec only - pianist.
I Son De Rhumba Cellar No. 1 (Sec Thu). 10pm—lam. Latin jazz.