MUSIC jazz

JAZZ RESIDENCIES continued Mondays

I Fionna Duncan with The Ronnie Rae Trio MeChuill’s, 40 High Street, 552 2135. 9pm. Mainstream jazz tunes with this renowned singer.


I Bobby Wishart 8: Band 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 610916. 9.30pm. Rotating residency.

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

I Paul Gallaclier Corinthian (see Thu). 10pm—2am. Hot R&B on piano.


I Tom Urie 8: Shona Fraser Corinthian (see Thu). 10pm—2am. Jazz piano, from easy listening through to contemporary . I Danny Thompson Baby Grand (see Thu). 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.



I John Burgess 8: Tom Finlay Cafe Metro, Subway West End, 23 Lothian Road, 229 9197. 1—3pm. Contemporary jazz.

I Live Jazz Henderson‘s, 25 Thistle Street, 225 2605. 8pm. Artists vary.

I The Third Men Maison Hector, 47 Deanhaugh Street, 332 5328. 9pm. Blues guuarduo.


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

I Montuna Dix-Neuf, 97 Hanover Street, 225 8619. 8pm. Jazz trio.

I Live Jazz & Blues'l‘he Soupdragon, 27—31 West Port, 221 1099. 9 m.

I Bill Kyle's Backbeat Ban Cellar No. 1 (see Thu). 10.30pm—lam. Modern jazz.


I Toto And The Dexters Harry‘s Bar, Randolph Place. 539 8100. 3.30-6pm. Mainstream, with vocals from Fay Levy. I Blues Inc. Dix-Neuf (see Fri). 10pm. Up-tempo electric blues.

I Blue Nun 8: Underground Cellar No. 1 (see Thu). 10pm—lam. On fortnightly rotation.


I The Radge Jazz Band The Raj Restaurant on The Shore, Henderson Street, Leith, 553 3980. 12.30—3pm. Enjov mellow jazz over lunch.

I Edith Budge The Dome Bar and Grill, 14 George Street, 624 8624. 1—5pm. Singer.

I Dominic Spencer Trio Cafe Metro (See Thu). 2—5pm.

I live Jazz Maison Hector (See Thu). 5—8pm. Mainstream.

I Dos Por Tres Dix-Neuf (See Fri). 9pm. Latinjazz from this trio.


I Jam Session Negociants (downstairs), 45—47 Lothian Street, 225 6313. 8pm. Live jazz.


I John Burgess 8: Tom Finlay Cafe Metro (see Thu). 1—3pm. (,‘ontemporary jazz.

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

I Surprise Jazz Party Night (‘ellar No. 1, Chambers Street. 220 4298. 10.30pm—1am. An eclectic selection from an ever-changing line-up of musicians.


I Fat Sam's Band Fat Sam’s, 56—58 Fountainbridge, 228 31 l 1. 8pm. Swing and 'ump-jive.

I lee Jazz Henderson‘s (see 'l'hu). 8pm. Artists vary.

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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 s before publication. Folk 8: World istings compiled by Norman Chalmers 8r Louisa Pearson.

THURSDAY 30 Glasgow

I Alistair Hulett 8: Aidan O’Rourke New Dawn Folk Club, Riverside Club, Fox Street, 445 6271. 8.15pm. £5 (£3). Scottish singer, guitarist and socialist songwriter llulett, back home after years in Australia, teams up with leading young Scots fiddler O’Rourke.


I Brian 0' Headhra 8: Fiona MacKenzie Falkirk Folk Club, Arnot Street, 01324 613395. 8.30pm. £5 (£4.50). Both the irish songwriter/guitarist and his Gaelic singing partner from Lewis are members of pan- celtic band Anam.


I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club, Fox Street, 248 3144. 7.30pm. £6. Music by the John Carmichael Band.

I Ceilidh Dance The Piping Centre, lvlcPhater Street, 287 5511. 8pm. £5 (£3.50). Clootie and the Dumplings supply the musical energy.

I Carol Laula King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £8.50. Powerful, polished vocals from the Glasgow songstress, fronting her own band.

I Ceilidh Dance Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 9pm. £5. Gary Blair plays for the dance, followed by a disco with Radio Clyde 2’s Alan Todd.


I Guid Crack Club Waverley Upstairs, St Mary‘s Street. 7.30pm. £2.50. Storytelling club presents Essie Stewart: Tales of a Northern Traveller.

I Ceilidh Dance Assembly Rooms, George Street, 220 4349. 8pm—midnight. £8 (£5). Music from the Robert Fish Ceilidh Band.


I Savourna Stevenson MacRobert, University of Stirling, 01786 461081. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). The leading exponent of the small harp, Stevenson draws from traditional Scots, jazz funk, classical and world influences.

I Ceilidh Dance Albert Halls, Dumbarton Road, 01786 473544. 8pm. £6. A fundraising ceilidh dance organised by Dyslexia Central.


I Michael Marra Rothes Halls, Rothes Square, 01592 611 101. 8pm. £6. Articulate adventures in song from Dundee’s hallucinogenic Hoagy Carmichael.


Glasgow I Ceilidh Dance Riverside Club, Fox Street, 248 3144. 7.30pm. £6. See Fri 31.


I Blues 'N' Trouble The Venue, Calton Road. Doors 7.30pm. £6. Support from Kicking Back. They’ve played with Buddy Guy, BB King and Robert Cray now Scotland’s legendary 80s blues band are back with a new album.

I Ceilidhs At The Caley Caledonian Brewery, Slateford Road, 623 8066. 7pm. £6 (cones available). Live bands.

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I The Tannahill Weavers Stirling Folk Club, Terraces Hotel, Melville Terrace, 01259 218521. 8pm. One of Scotland’s longest-lasting big folk bands, The Tannahill Weavers take time off from their regular continental/Stateside touring to play for the folks at home.


I Michael Marra Edinburgh Folk Club, Pleasance Cabaret Bar, 60 The Pleasance, 650 2349. 8pm. £6 (£4/£5). The great Scots songwriter. See Fri 31.



I Ken Campbell New Dawn Folk Club, Riverside Club. Fox Street, 445 6271. 8.15pm. £5 (£3). Former ldeal Band and Hand Pict Band frontman Campbell is back on the scene, with his self-penned and traditional songs, fretted fingerpicking and smallpipes.


I Andy Shanks and Jim Russell Falkirk Folk Club, Arnot Street, 01324 613395. 8.30pm. £5 (£4.50). Guitar, whistle and squeezebox accompany stylish song arrangements of songs old and very new.


Glasgow I Ceilidh Dance Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 9pm. £5. With live

music and DJ. See Fri 31.

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I Grafters’ Gap Manor Park Hotel, Kilmarnock Road, 01292 313205. 8pm. £5 (£3—£4). Local band play Scottish music with a contemporary slant.



I Greenpeace Ceilidh Dance Sloane‘s, Argyle Arcade, Argyle Street. 8pm. £6 (£5) (£1 off advance booking). Tickets and information 583 1407 and 632 2110. Music from the Burns Brothers Ceilidh Band.


I Family Ceilidh Dance Muir Hall, George Street, Doune, l—4pm. £2 (family ticket £5). Local musicians Reel Ale.


I Jim Hunter Kirkcaldy Folk Club, Path Tavern, Mid Street, 01592 200282. 8pm. New material from the relaxed blues- based songwriter and guitar maestro from the wild north west.



I Klezmer Extravaganza Cafe Cossachok, Russian Cultural Centre, King Street, 553 0733. 8.30pm. £3. Russian, Armenian and Moldavian music from the Jewish folk tradition, performed by violinist Lev Atlas and friends.



I Youth Gaitherin' Bruntsfield School, Montpelier. Mammoth four-day workshop event run by Edinburgh‘s ALP Scottish Music Group for young people age 9—18 years. Songs, dance, art and all the instruments. Booking essential beforehand. All information and programme from 337 5142.