JAZZ LISTINGS continued
I Scottish Universities Big Band Competition Crawfurd Theatre, University Of Strathclyde, Jordanhill Campus, 76 Southbrae Drive, 548 3720. 3.30pm. Free. University big bands show off their skills.
I None Of The Above Bongo Club, 14 New Street, 558 7604. 8.30pm. £6 (£4). Another barrier-bending musical experience from Out Of The Blue, featuring South African jazz- inﬁuenced Azitiz, with The Netherlands’ Bernard Brogue and Greek musicians Tinela.
I Nikki King & Marcus Ford Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm—3am. £4. Local diva King, of Basic Collective fame, gives a pared down Sunday performance, accompanied on guitar by ﬁnger-picker Ford. kau and Frosty take it in turns to do decks.
I DJ Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm-3am. £3. See Mon 6.
I DJ Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £3. See Tue 7.
I Jazz Singers' Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm—3am. £4 (£3). See Wed 8.
I 0.5. Murray Quartet Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). A funky, freestyle jazz and hip hop selection from these movers and shakers on the Glasgow scene. Their national proﬁle is on the up as well, thanks to last year’s album release, Home Movies. Decks effects come DJs Lewis, Sly Si or Unkle Fawaz.
I Rob Hall New Quartet
Adam Smith Theatre, Bennochy Road, 01592 412929. 8pm. £6 (£3—£4). Berklee alumnus Hall takes up saxophones and clarinet in this innovative new quartet, which also features Kevin MacKenzie on guitar, Brian Shiels on bass and AIyn Cosker on drums.
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52 THE LIST 2—16 Mar 2000
folk & world
Dates listed below are for one-off and ticketed shows. Gigs are listed by date. then by city. Performances will be listed. provided that details reach our ofﬁces at least ten da 5 before publication. Folk 8: Worl listings compiled by Norman
Chalmers. THURSDAY 2 Glasgow
I Susan Vance New Dawn Folk Club, Riverside Club, Fox Street, 445 6271. 8.15pm. £5 (£3). Rarely-heard Glasgow songwriter/guitarist.
I Al's All-Night Joke Shop Bongo Club, New Street, 558 7604. 10pm—3am. Bongo night of comedy, cabaret and live music. Latin dance grooves from Havana, jazz from Green Juice, and DJs Frosty J (Jazz Joint fave), Alan Dunbar (Headspin) with guests Dutch Schultz (La Honda), Christian Video (A Barstool Near You) and Bostick (Star Bar).
I Celtus The Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £9.50. New-wave acoustic/electric trio place themselves somewhere between Clannad and Pink Floyd.
I Ceilidh Dance The Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 9.30pm. £5. Music from the Gary Blair Group. Disco by Radio Clyde 2’s Alan Todd.
I Salsa Celtica Bongo Club, New Street, 558 7604. 9.30pm. £7 (£6). Scotland’s salsa sensations — with pipes and ﬁddle — preview their imminent album. Plus guest DJs.
I The McCalmans Penicuik High School, Carlops Road, 01968 674165. 8pm. £5 (£3). Harmony vocals, folk song and humour from the veteran trio.
I The Wrigley Sisters Rothes Halls, Rothes Square, 01592 611101. 8pm. £6. Fluent ﬁddle, piano and guitar from the highly talented, highly experienced Orcadian twins.
I Duncan Chisholm And Ivan Drever East Kilbride Arts Centre, Old Coach Road. 8pm. £6 (£4). Information 01355 261000. Ex-Wolfstone ﬁddler and singer/songwriter guitarist.
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SATURDAY 4 Glasgow I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club, Fox Street, 248 3144. 7.30pm. £6. Music from the John Carmichael Band. I Raices Cubanas Caledonian University, 70 Cowcaddens Road, 0771 8947275. 10.30pm. £8. A fundraiser for Amnesty International, this event features musicians who have played with some of Latin music’s biggest names, including The National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba and the Casa Latina All Stars.
I Ceilidh Dance Teviot Row Union, Bristo Square, 650 4673. 8pm. £5 (£3). Music from Scottish Blend.
I An Unfinished Song Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £11-£15. This fundraising event for the Victor Jara Foundation remembers the murdered Chilean songwriter and socialist in a concert by Chile’s Inti lllimani, Edinburgh-based Salsa Celtica (founded by Chilean exile Galo Ceron), Scots harp duo Sileas, and six-strong band Ceolbeg, with guests Hamish Henderson and Sheena Wellington. See Music review.
I Ceilldh Dance Riverside Club, Fox Street, 248 3144. 7.30pm. £6. See Sat 4.
I Royal Oak Charity Concert Pleasance Cabaret Bar, The Pleasance. 7.30pm. £6. Music and laughter from Karine Polwart and Gill Bowman’s MacAlias, Alistair MacDonald, Jim Fleming, Marthe Stone, Donald Peden and Fay Levey with a thespian interlude by the Royal Oak Players. Proceeds to the Bone Marrow Fund.
I Kieran Halpin And Martin Allcock Wynd Theatre, Buccleuch Street, 01896 823854. 8pm. £7.50 (£5). Celebrated Irish singer-songwriter Halpin teams up with multi- instrumentalist Allcock of Jethro Tull for his twelfth album, Jungle.
I Bridget Mackenzie - The McCallum Tradition Ramshorn Theatre, 98 Ingram Street, 287 5511. 1—2pm. Free. The latest in a series of lunchtime talks (bagpipe traditions) organised by Strathclyde University’s Centre For Scottish Cultural Studies.
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WEDNESDAY 8 Glasgow I Singing Session Fox and Hound, Brunswick Street, Trongate. 9pm. Free. Information 848 0415. Traditional songs from Scotland and beyond. Meets every second and fourth Wednesday.
I Chris Stout And Catriona McKay Edinburgh Folk Club, Pleasance Cabaret Bar, 60 The Pleasance, 650 2349. 8pm. Powerful ﬁddle and harp/piano duo, both ex-RSAMD and members of young Shetland band Fiddler’s Bid.
I Chris Miles And Gordeanna McCulloch New Dawn Folk Club, Riverside Club, Fox Street, 445 6271. 8.15pm. £5 (£3). 'TVvo of Scotland’s ﬁnest traditional, unaccompanied singers.
I Gaelic Concert Piping Centre, Cowcaddens. 7.45pm. £5. Information and tickets 563 8502. Traditional singer Catriona MacNeil with Mod Gold Medal winners Calum MacArthur, Graham Neilson and Donald M Maclnnes, and some young instrumentalists from the RSAMD Scottish Music course.
I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club, Fox Street, 248 3144. 7.30pm. £6. Music from the Black Rose Band.
I Ceilidh Dance Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 9pm. £5. Music from the Gary Blair Group. Disco by Radio Clyde 2’s Alan Todd.
I Horse And Friends St Bride’s Centre, 10 Orwell Terrace, 346 1405. 8pm. £10 (£8). The unique vocals of Horse McDonald are framed by an all- female line-up includingjazz singer Sophie Bancroft, harpist Corrina Hewat and The Sirens. Part of Enact 2000.
I El Cometa All Stars Bongo Club, New Street, 558 7604. 10.30pm. £7 (£5). Latin/salsa jazz dance. Plus DJs.
I Calasaig East Kilbride Arts Centre, Old Coach Road. 8pm. £6 (£4). Information 01698 791266. Five-piece sing and play everything in the traditional music cupboard - except the harp, but have a second album on the way, with clarsach player Maggie Mclnnes as a guest.
I The McCalmans Rothes Halls, Rothes Square, 01592 611101. 8pm. £6. See Fri 3.
I The Broads Balloch Hotel, Balloch Road, 01389 753838. 8.30pm. £4. Mature, eclectic, acoustic/electric folk and blues. A fundraising gig for the Lomond Folk Festival.
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I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club, Fox Street, 248 3144. 7.30pm. £6. See Fri 10.
I Edinburgh Highland Reel And Strathspey Society Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7pm. £6.50 (£4.50). Popular massed ﬁddles.
I ALP Women's Gathering St Bride’s Centre, 10 Orwell Terrace, 346 1405. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). A multicultural evening of music, song, poetry and dance. Scots singer Sheena Wellington performs with Pakistan’s S0phie Laﬁt, and vocal groups
Stairheid Gossip and Glits. Ceilidh dance to the Belle Star Band.