stage at 9.30pm. A very strange name for an up-and-coming funk outfit.


I Carol Kidd Sings Irving Berlin Dundee Rep, Tay Square, 01382 223530. 8pm. £10.50—£12.50 (£8.50). The opening event to the Dundee Jazz Festival sees Scotland’s first lady ofjazz tackle the songbook of Berlin in a show which has become an essential post- Christmas event in Glasgow.



I Paul Harrison Trio Swann Buildings, King‘s Buildings, Mayfield Road, 650 2423. 1.10pm. Free. Young keyboardist in the ascendance, Paul Harrison, fronts this modern jazz trio.

I Singers' Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm—3am. £4 (£3). Band on stage at 9.30pm. Subie Coleman performs a host of soul-jazz classics.


I John Rae's Celtic Feet 8: Lammas Duo Dundee Rep, Tay Square, 01382 223530. 8pm. £8.50 (£5). Rae’s jazz-folk fusion, which draws on influences from across the globe, is brought to you by a virtual who’s who of the Scottish scene, including pianist Brian Kellock, saxophonist Phil Bancroft and versatile folkster Simon Thoumire on concertina. Also on the bill are the Lammas Duo, with Don Paterson on guitar and Tim Garland on sax. Part ()tht/tdee Jazz Festival.



I Craig McMurdo & The Swing Kings Bourbon Street, 108 George Street, 552 (1141. 8.30pm. £7.50. Sinatra, Martin and Nat King Cole will be on the menu as Scottish crooner McMurdo and his band launch their new CD Singtn 'And Sit-ingin '.


I Big Bang Big Band The Ark, Semple Street, 229 7733. 8pm—midnight. £5 (£3). A monthly residency from this big band in conjunction with the Fly Right Dance Company, who provide swing dance tuition at the beginning of each session. No partner necessary.

I The Paddy Flaherty Quintet Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm—3am. £4 (£3). Band on stage 9.30pm. Apparently two years in the making, drummer Flaherty and his band of rising Scottish stars are ready to take to the stage. DJ support comes from Thu resident Joseph Malik.

I Funk Junkies La Belle Angele, Hastie's Close, 225 7536. llpm—3am. £4 (£3). Laying on the funk, soul and jazz courtesy of the cream of local musicians, whose joint CV includes work with Elemental, L'gly Groove Movement and the Big Bang Big Band. DJ support in the same funk vein.


I Plough Hotel Jazz Club Plough Hotel, 507 Main Street, (11324 570010. 8pm. £2. 'l‘onight‘s band is Kay Largo


I Martin Taylor’s Spirit Of Django Dundee Rep. Tay Square, ()1382 223530. 8pm. £10.50—£12.50 (£8.50). Virtuoso guitarist 'l‘aylor returns to the Dundee Jazz Festival with his take on the hot club style of Grappelli and Reinhart. With him he brings live fine musicians, including Dave ()‘Higgins on saxophone and John Goldie on rhythm guitar.


I D.S. Murray Quartet Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £5. Band on-stage midnight. A funky, freestyle jazz selection from west coast jazzters, whose latest album, Home .llavtes was well received nationally.

Decks effects come from Andy B.


I Scottish National Jazz Orchestra 8: Ken Peplowski Dundee Rep, Tay Square, 01382 223530. 7.30pm. £10.50 (£8.50). Renowned US clarinettist Peplowski teams up with the SNJO for this tribute to the music of fellow clarinettist, and erstwhile ‘king of swing’ Benny Goodman. This will be the first time that Goodman’s original big band tunes have had an airing in Scotland. Part of the Dundee Jazz Festival.

I Salsa Celtica Dundee Rep, Tay Square, 01382 223530. 11pm. £9 (£7). A late-night show from those peddlers of highly danceable Latin and Celtic grooves, Salsa Celtica come to Dundee to premiere material from their new album, Salsa Celtica: The Great Scottish Salsa Adventure.

SATURDAY 3 Glasgow

I Glenn Miller Orchestra UK Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauehiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £10—£16.50. A recreation of the big band sound of the 1940s.


I Nuspirit Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £7. Enjoy soul- jazz discs with resident spinners Mikey Stirton, Scott Rapson and Bob Cairns.


I Otis Grand And The Big Blues Band Dundee Rep, Tay Square, 01382 223530. 8pm. £9.50 (£7.50). The expert Californian blues guitarist, accompanied by horn and rhythm section, returns to Scotland. Part of the Dundee Jazz Festival.

SUWAYA Glasgow

I Rob Hall New Quartet Tron Theatre. 63 Trongate, 287 5511. 8pm. £6 (£4). Berklee graduate Hall takes up saxophones and clarinet in this innovative new quartet, which also features Kevin MacKenzie on guitar, Brian Shiels on bass and Alyn Coster on drutns.


I Chet Baker Tribute Queen Charlotte Rooms. 56a Queen Charlotte Street, 554 4510. 8.30pm. £6 (£5). Vocalist Cathie Rae and trumpeter Colin Steele unite to pay tribute to the music of Chet Baker.

' I DJ Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison

Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £2. See Sun 28.


I Rob Hall New Quartet Brunton Theatre, Ladywell Way. MUsselburgh, 665 2240. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). See Sun 4. I The Monday Social Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. llthtt—3am. £2. See Mon 29.



I St Mary’s Music School Jazz Ensemble Queen Charlotte Rooms, 56a Queen Charlotte Street, 555 6660. 8.30pm. £5. Pupils at Scotland‘s

specialist music school, lead by Richard ; lngham. present a programme of well-

kttown jazz standards, including the occasional foray ittto jazz-rock.

I Knee-High Productions Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am.

v £3. A new night of international beats

fusion on a general drutn a: bass tip, with DJs, poets, floorshow and live music from Grasshopper.


I : Edinburgh

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

I Tonight is the date for the now monthly

i open mic session, featuring aspiring

vocal talent.


I The Pasadena Roof Orchestra Adam Smith Theatre, Bennochy Road, 01592 412929. 7.30pm. £10 (£9). Vocalist James Langton fronts one of the most long-running and successful traditional jazz bands in Britain.

THURSDAY 8 Edinburgh I Brian Kellock Trio Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm—3am. £4 (£3). Band on stage 9.30pm. Tunes from The Brian Kellock Trio, fronted by internationally respected pianist Kellock, with John Rae on drums and Kenny Ellis on bass. Decks effects from Joseph Malik. Stenhousemutr I Plough Hotel Jazz Club Plough

Hotel, 507 Main Street, ()1324 570010. 8pm. £2. Tonight’s outfit is Impact.



details are for regular free weekl ates: 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.

The following


I Dave Anderson Entertains Pizza Express, 151 Queen Street, 221 3333. 8.30pm. Free. Thu 25 May only. Standards and original songs over dinner

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I Live Jazz Ad Lib, 111 Hope Street, 248 6645. 9pm. Thu 25th May and Thu 8 Jun sees the funky jazz grooves of the D.S. Murry Quartet. On Thu 1 Jun it’s the Burt-MacDonald Quintet.

I La Sonera Calavera Havana, 50 Hope Street, 248 4466. 10pm. 1 Jun only. A monthly residency from these Cuban song 5 ecialists.

I Pau Gallacher Corinthian, 191 Ingram Street, 552 1101. 10pm—3am. Piano classics, from Broadway to Beethoven.

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


I Shona Fraser & Paul Gallacher Corinthian (see Thu). 6pm—3am. 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

I Lauder’s Big Band Lauder’s, Sauchiehall Street. 331 5180. 2—5pm. The big band sound, with vocals from Heather Wltiteford.

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. Sun 27 May Graeme Wilson Quartet.

I Shona Fraser 8: Paul Gallacher Corinthian (see Thu). 6pm—3am. Requests on piano.

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George Benson (3rd)

Roberto Pla (8th)

Tommy Smith with Karen Matheson (5th)

Martin Taylor (7th)

Blind Boys of Alabama (5th) Nils Petter Molvaer (7th)

Yellowjackets (9th)

Terence Blanchard (6th)

Regina Carter (6th) Michel Camilo (8th) Joe Lovano (9th)

Plus - King Pleasure 8t Biscuit Boys (9th),

Fe rryboat Shufer (7th).

Tickets from the Ticket Centre 01 1 (subject to booking fee)

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