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. DJs Input and Hitchins take charge of the vinyl selection.
I HQ Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm-3am. £4 (£3). A slightly reformed night to replace The Dynamic Duo Show after the loss of Plus One to The Scratch Perverts, featuring Extra and Kimo Cutz on the decks, with the Scotland Yard collective providing rapping and rhythmn.
I Tam White's Celtic Blues Connection Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £13 (£11). This ten-piece big band has an all-star line-up featuring Bad Company bassist Boz Burrell, harmonica wizard Fraser Spiers and keyboard supremo Brian Kellock. Not forgetting growlin’ Tam White of course. Part of C cltic Connections.
I Jazz Singers' Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Hosted on fortnightly rotation by Cathie Rae and Subie Coleman, this night sees both established singers and newcomers take to the stage.
I Craig McMurdo — Singin' 8: Swingin' Rep Theatre, Tay Square, 01382 223530. 8pm. £9 (£7). A pared- down performance from the top crooner, backed by the Swing Kings Trio, featuring hits from the likes of Sammy Davis Jnr. and Tony Bennett.
THURSDAY 27 Edinburgh
I Son Son Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Keeping it real down at the Jazz Joint are this dub and reggae five-piece, with a roots-inspired selection. Unkle Faw'az is to be spotted tending the turntables.
I Nat Sanderson's Little Big Band Paisley Arts Centre, New Street, 887 1010. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). A big band sound from this popular Scottish group who perform everything from Glen Miller to trad jazz and Latin American.
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church Centre, 72 Berkeley Street, 221 3154. 7.30pm. Tonight sees an auction for club funds. Visitors welcome. Further details from Ernie Speirs, l4 Glendee Road, Renfrew, PA4 OAD. 0141 880 2949.
I Groove Diggaz Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £5. Back at the Jazz Joint again after a (mini) world tour, the Groove Diggaz ladle out their heavyweight soul-funk fortnightly. Fronted by soul-man Tony King and featuring the talents of Martin Kershaw on sax, they’re sure to funk-up the proceedings. DJ ‘Saf Sap‘ minds the decks.
Edinburgh I Lizzard Lounge Bongo Club, 14 New Street, 558 7604. 10pm—3am. £7
(£0). A one-off event, forming a bit of a re-union for the Lizzard Lounge family. featuring live music from the Lizzard Lounge All Stars, who are joined by special guests from Cuba. plus DJ action from Joseph Malik. Eh'.’ Wunl, Unkle Fawaz and Professor Plastic.
I Colin Steele's Melting Pot Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £5. Trumpeter Steele (Midnight Blue Band) and his six-piece create a distict Latino feel to their groove, soul and funk selection. Andy B mixes up a suitable brew on the decks.
I Sine The Arches. 30 Midland Street. 221 4001. 9pm. £8. Folk roots mingle with jazz and a touch of African to create a dance-world fusion explosion. With DJ Paul from Eden. Par! ()fC'e/rie Connections.
I Diskographers Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £3. Sec Sun 23.
I Altered Beatz Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Electronic break-beat jazz from Green Juice. featuring Martin Kershaw, Willy Molluson and Sly Si, plus rapper Frosty J, who fill alternate week slots at this jazz meets drum ‘n' bass night — DJs Input and Hitchins man the decks.
Edinburgh I HQ Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm-3am. £4 (£3). See Tue 25.
I Barb Jungr Paisley Arts Centre, New Street, 887 1010. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). Jungr is accompanied by pianist Russell Churney on a personal jazz and blues journey through the songs of Piaf. Brel and Davies. amongst others.
I Jazz Singers' Night Jazz
Joint. 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). See Wed 20.
I Otis Grand King Tut‘s Walt Walt Ilut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £8.50. The San Francisco vocalist and guitarist returns, accommpanied by his Big Blues Band.
I Jazz Joint 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. Line-up to be confirmed — phone the 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 cit , 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. 552 0141. 2—5pm. 'I‘raditional.
I Harry Margolis' Miller Band L'Attache. 27 Waterloo Street. 221 3210. 2—5pm. Big band.
I Lauder's Big Band inuder's, Sauchiehall Street. 331 5180. 2—5pm. The big band sound, with vocals from Ileather Whiteford.
I George McGowan Orchestra Eat Drink Man Woman. 34 King Street. 552 9227. 2.30—5.30pm. 'I‘wenty-piece big band.
I Westend Jazztet & Eddie Toal Fitter ck Firkin. Dumbarton Road. 339 5741. 2—4.30pm. Mainstream and Latin jazz.
I Live Jazz Brel, 39 Ashton Lane, 342 4900. 3—0pm. 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 functions, phone to confirm.
I Jazz Blues Millars. 515 Sauchiehall Street, 248 2010. 8.30pm. On saxophone and keyboard.
I Kenny Paterson Trio (‘afe 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 8800. 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 over brunch.
I Chris Clark Jazz Trio Drum 3. Monkey, 93 St Vincent Street, 221 0030. 3.30—0.30pm. Mainstream and Latin with various guests.
I Michael Deans Jazz Quartet (‘ottiers Bar. 93 llyndland Street, 357 5825. 4—7pm. 'l‘raditional jazz.
I Violet Leighton Trio Polo Lounge, Wilson Street. 4—0pm. Singer and band. I Live Jazz Blackfriars. 30 Bell Street, 552 5924. 9 )in. Modern jazz.
I Danny T ompson Baby Grand (see Thu). 10.30pm. A wide selection from this lounge pianist.
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 010910. 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 2005. 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 The Third Men Maison Hector, 47 Deanhaugh Street. 332 5328. 9pm. Blues guitar duo.
jazz MUSIC Fridays
I Live Jazz Henderson 's (see Thu).
8pm. Artists vary.
I Montuna Dix-Neuf. 97 Hanover Street. 225 8019. Jazz trio.
I Bill Kyle's Backbeat Band Cellar No. 1 (see Thu). lllpm—lam. Modern jazz.
I Toto And The Dexters Harry's Bar. Randolph Place. 5398100. 3.30—0an Mainstream, with vocals from Fay Levy. I Blues lnc. Dix-Neuf (see Fri). 8pm. Up-tempo electric blues.
I Blue Nun/Underground Cellar No. 1 (see Thu). 10pm—1am. On fortnightly rotation.
Sundays I The Radge Jazz Band The Raj
Restaurant on The Shore. Henderson
1 Street. Leith. 553 3980. 12.30—3pm.
Enjov mellow jazz over lunch.
I Edith Budge The Dome Bar and Grill. 14 George Street. 024 8024. 1—5pm. Singer.
I Live Jazz Maison Hector (See Thu). 5—8pm. Mainstream.
I Dos Por Tres Dix-Neuf (See Fri). 8pm. Latin jazz from this trio.
I Jam Session Negociants (downstairs), 45—47 Lothian Street, 225 0313. Live jazz.
I Swing 99 Malt Shovel, (‘ockburn Street, 225 0843. 9er. Swing at the longest residency in Edinburgh.
I Eat Sam's Band Fat Sam's, 50—58 I-‘ountainbridge, 228 3111. 8pm. Swing andjump-jive.
I Live Jazz Henderson ‘s (see Thu). 8pm. Artists vary.
I Son De Rhumba Cellar No. 1 (See Thu). 10pm—lam. Latin jazz.
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Top jazz and blues singer Barb Jungr makes a passionate, political and personal journey through the songs of Ian Dury, Piaf, Brel, Bobby Gentry and Ray Davies amongst others.
“A singer and storyteller of considerable power and humour. A rare and exotic evening". What's On
Tuesday I February 7.30pm £8l£4
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