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JAZZ: GLASGOW, SAT 1 APR continued

I Sylvia Rae Quartet The Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour, 100 Stobcross Road, 400 9856. 9pm. £7. A contemporary, mainstream selection of jazz numbers from this British Jazz Award-nominated group, featuring vocalist Rae (who also makes up one third of indie popsters The Lanterns), Brian Kellock (piano), Kenny Ellis (bass) and John Rae (drums). Pre- show suppers are available from The Pumphouse restaurant to book, call 248 2884.


I Blues ‘N' Trouble The Venue, 17-21 Calton Road, 557 3073. 7.30pm. £6 (in advance from Virgin and Ripping Records). All the original members of Scotland’s leading blues band will be present for this gig to promote their new album, Blues Graffiti, featuring songs which span the length of their twenty year career. Support comes from Kicking Back.

I Nuspirit Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £7 (£6). Patrick Forge (whose work includes a Stop, Look And Listen compilation for Barer Breaking Even records) guests in a soul— jazz style, joining residents Bob Cairns. Mikey Stirton and Scott Rapson at this always-packed event.

I Futuristica La Belle Angele, llastie’s Close, 225 7536. 10.30pm—3am. £7. A residents’ night, which sees Joseph and Daryl G covering the whole spectrum of beats, from hip hop and drum & bass to jazz-funk and Braziliea.


I Loz Speyer Quartet Cowane Centre. Cowane Street, 01786 443113. 8pm. £7 (£5). See Thu 30.


I JoAnne Brackeen 8! Tommy Smith CCA at McLellan Galleries, 270 Sauchiehall Street, 332 0522. 8pm. £10. Celebrated pianist Brackeen, who has worked with the likes ofArt Blakey and Joe Henderson and was the first solo pianist to feature in the Maybeck Recital series, appears as part of the CCA's Soundcheek programme. Saxophonist Tommy Smith will join her for duets.


I The Marooned Sailors Negociants, 45—47 Lothian Street, 225 6313. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). With a shared background in the Salford Big Band, and influences which range from Kenny Wheeler to Ornette Coleman, this versatile young Manchester quintet have been causing a bit of a stir around the country.

I The Sunday Joint Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm--3am. £2 (£1). Mellow is most definitely the mood for the Jazz Joint’s new Sun sessions, with funky soul grooves from DJs Sly Si and Tinku, plus guests.

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I George Heriot's School Concert Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). The school’s concert bands, swing band and jazz group put on a show. Featured composers include Leonard Bernstein, Leroy Anderson, Benny Goodman and Cannonball Adderley.

I Altered Beatz 2000 Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £2 (£1). Decks effects come courtesy of drum & bass man Decknical Hitch, with live vocals from Alice McLaughlin and a touch of sax from Nico da Chico.


I Scott Hamilton Jazz City, E2Y, l4 Picardy Place, 478 7435. 8pm. The renowned US tenor saxophonist, credited with the revival of the mainstream jazz sound, is the first star to grace the stage at

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Edinburgh’s brand new occasional jazz club. Accompaniment comes from the Tom Finlay Trio.

I Diskographaz Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £2 (£1). Beats and scratching in a hip hop stylee as turntable technician DJ Extra (of HO and The Dynamic Duo) takes over the decks.



I Scott Hamilton Partick Burgh Hall, 9 Burgh Hall Street, 287 5511. 8pm. £10 (£8). A quick change of coast for US tenor saxophonist Scott, who is again accompanied by the Tom Finlay Trio for what will no doubt be a showcase for his acclaimed mainstream sound. Tickets are also available from the Jazz Co-op, 014] 632 791 1.


I Jazz Singers’ Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm-3am. £4 (£3). Hosted on fortnightly rotation by Cathie Rae and Subie Coleman, this night secs both established singers and newcomers take to the stage in an open mic session. Accompaniment comes from a stellar quartet which features young keyboardist Paul Harrison and Average White Band drummer Paul Mills.

THURSDAY 6 Edinburgh I Big Bang Big Band The Ark, Semple Street, 229 7733. 8pm—midnight. £5 (£3). A monthly residency from this big band in partnership with Fly Right Dance Company, who provide swing dance tuition at the beginning ofeach session. I Freddie King Quintet Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Renowned vocalist around Edinburgh and London and father of a whole jazz family, King brings his quintet to the Jazz Joint to pay homage to the whole gamut of great jazz singers. I Funk Junkies La Belle Angele, Hastie‘s Close, 225 7536. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). A funk. soul and groove selection at this fortnightly event. featuring a resident band representative of the cream of the local funk scene. DJ support.


I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church Centre, 72 Berkeley Street, 221 3154. 7.30pm. ‘Record of the year’, as voted for by club members. Visitors welcome. Further details from Ernie Speirs, 14 Glendec Road, Renfrew, PA4 0A1). 0141 886 2949.


I Sister Soul Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £5. Always a busy night, this popular event has expanded into a ten-piece extravaganza w the sisters in question

1 are Nicola King, Subie Coleman and

i (‘athie Rae, who supply the

j scintillating soul vocals while the

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SATURDAY 8 Glasgow I George's Candlelit Club The Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour, 100 Stobcross Road, 339 0631. 8pm. £6. Stalwart jazzman George Penman takes us through a vintage and Dixieland jazz selection. Pre-show suppers are available from The Pumphouse restaurant to book, call 248 2884.


I Lizzard Lounge La Belle Angele, Hastie’s Close, 225 7536. 10pm—3am. £7 (£6). The 100% Dynamite Soul Jazz Soundsystem DJs showcase their talents, with what we can only expect will be a 100% dynamite soul-jazz selection.

I El Cometa All-Stars Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £6. Edinburgh’s finest Latin-jazz exponents, made up from members of Salsa Celtica, the East Coast Jazz Project and Freshly Squeezed, bear down with heavy urban Latin rhythms. Edinburgh’s favourite Venezuelan singer, Carlos Pena, provides the vocals.


I Violet Leighton Trio Negociants. 45-47 Lothian Street, 225 6313. 8.30pm. £6 (£5). Skilled jazz interpretation from vocal diva Leighton.

I The Sunday Joint Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm—3am. £2 (£1). See Sun 2.



I Altered Beatz 2000 Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £2 (£1). See Mon 3.

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I Diskographaz Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm-3arn. £2 (£1). See Tue 4.


I Jazz Singers' Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm—3am. £4 (£3). See Wed 5.


I A Night For Mozambique Bongo Club, 14 New Street, 558 7604. 8pm. £5 (£4 before 9pm). A fundraising night with a great line-up at the Bongo Club. Lizzard Lounge All Stars create a Latin vibe while ten-piece La Boum! mix African, Latin and Caribbean rhythms. DJs confirmed so far include Joseph Malik (Lizzard Lounge) and George T (Tribal Funktion). There will also be food on hand from Ndebele.

I Four-Stroke—Five Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. l0pm---3am. £4 (£3). A bit of a reunion for this sextet, who bring their funked-up jazz beats and cool vocal vibe to the Jazz Joint.

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The followin 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 Ruth Lambert Duo Pizza Express, 151 Queen Street, 221 3333. 8pm. Thu 30 only. Jazz vocals.

I Paul Gallacher Corinthian, 191 Ingram Street, 552 1101. 10pm—2am. Piano classics, from Broatlway to Beethoven.

I Danny Thompson Baby Grand, 3—7 Elmbank Gardens, 248 4942. 10.30an A wide selection from this lounge pianist.


I Shona Fraser 8r Paul Gallacher (.‘orinthian (see Thu). (rpm—2am. Requests on piano.

I Bobby Wishart 8: Band 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 Harry Margolis' Miller Band L'Attache, 27 Waterloo Street, 221 3210. 2~5pm. Big band in the Glenn Miller vein.

I Lauder's Big Band Lauder’s, Sauehiehall Street. 331 5180. 2-5pm. The big band sound. with vocals from Heather Whiteford.

I George McGowan Orchestra Eat Drink Man Woman. 34 King Street. 552 9227. 2.30~6pm. Eighteen-piece big band.

I Live Jazz Brel, 39 Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 3—6pm. Free. Sat 1 Apr sees the saxophone-led sounds of the Martin Kershaw Quartet, while Sat 8 Apr features contemporary foursome the Peter Ulhaas Quartet.

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 Live Jazz Millars, 515 Sauchiehall Street, 248 2016. 8.30pm. Various bands.

I Sam Corry & Trio Cafe Rouge, John

Street, 552 4433. 8.30—10.30pm. Former River Detectives frontman.

I Shelagh Buchanan Sizzlers’ Steakhouse, 79 Albion Street. 552 4200. 9pm. Enjoy jazz guitar and vocals over dinner -- hooking on the number above. I Live Jazz Brewery Tap, 1055 Sauchiehall Street, 3390643. 9.30pm. Jazz funk.

I Danny Thompson Baby Grand (see

f Thu). 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.


I The Rhythm Kings (‘orinthian (see Thu). 12.304pm. linjoy Dixieland jazz over brunch.

I Michael Deans Jazz Quartet (.‘ottiers Bar, 93 llyndland Street, 357 5825.

4—7 mt. 'l‘t'aditional jazz.

I Violet Leighton Trio Polo Lounge, Wilson Street, 553 1221. 4-6prn. Singer and band.

I Button-Up 8r Kerry Tracey Corinthian (see Thu). 8pm~2am. Jazz funk followed by classic jazz piano in the Ella Fitzgerald mould.

I Live Jazz Blackfriars, 36 Bell Street, 552 5924. 9pm. Sun 2 Apr - Latin-jazz from Yttmbambe. Sun 9 Apr —- l’aul 'l‘owndrow Quartet.

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

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