The dates listed below are for one- off or ticketed shows; see separate section for free residencies. Gigs are listed by date. then by city. Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least eight days before
ublication. Jazz listings compiled Uy Abigail Bremner.
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.
I Vocal Jazz Workshop Concert Ramshorn Theatre, 98 Ingram Street, 287 5511. 2pm. Pupils from this year’s vocal jazz workshop, hosted by Fionna Duncan and Madeline Eastman, show off their skills.
I All The Things You Are GilmorehillGlZ, 9 University Avenue, 287 5511. 8pm. £8 (£6). Friday night cabaret with the Tom Finlay Trio, serving upjazz standards from some of Broadway’s most famous songwriters.
I The Subie Coleman Band Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £5. Band on stage at midnight. Smooth soul sister and vocalist around town, Subie Coleman, fronts her own outﬁt, which will saunter through a selection of soul and funk classics. DJ support comes from Jazz Joint regular Andy B.
I Big Beat La Belle Angele, Hastie’s Close, 225 7536. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50—£7. Big Beat are serving up a total funk feast this month as they welcome raw soul-funksters The Sugarman Three, featuring the talents of saxman Neal Sugarman, accompanied on Hammond organ, drums and guitar. Their latest album Soul Donkey is out now on Desco.
I Angela Brown And The Mighty 45$ Paisley Arts Centre, New Street, 887 1010. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). Chicago- born blues singer Angela Brown and her band give a sizzling performance.
I Live Jazz Brel, 39—43 Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 2—9pm. Free. The ﬁrst of a series of Saturday jazz events to mark the West End Festival featuring innovative, sax-fronted outﬁt the Rob Hall New Quartet (2—4pm), funky locals High Heel Sneakers (4.30—6.3()pm) and the Burt-McDonald Quartet with special guest Lol Coxhill (7—9pm).
I Carlos Pena Y Sus Muchachos Cottier Theatre, 93—95 Hyndland Street, 357 3868. 8pm. £12. The opening night of the West End Festival turns up the heat with a South American and salsa night featuring Venezuelan vocal star Carlos Pena and Glasgow-based reggae collective Zuba.
I George's Candlelit Club The Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour, 100 Stobcross Road, 400 9856. 9pm. £6 (£5). 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 Copa Cabana Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street, 220 4349. 8pm—1am.
£18. Edinburgh gets its ﬁrst Latin ball and, rounding off all the other Caribbean capers, will be a live appearance from London ten-piece Conjunto Sabroso, who stick to their roots with the use of the speciﬁcally Cuban guitar, the ‘tres’, alongside bass, piano, trumpets and vocals. DJ support. I Grits And Gravy Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £5. Band on stage midnight. Homestyle funk and groove from this outﬁt, which features up-and-coming drummer Paddy Flaherty, who’s been a regular instalment at The Jazz Joint for some time now. Andy B takes care of the turntables.
I Futuristica La Belle Angele, Hastie’s Close, 225 7536. 10.30pm—3am. £7. Rainer Truby, of the delightfully named German label Compost, does his DJ stuff, alongside residents Joseph and Daryl G.
I Keith Tippett 8: Julie Tippetts Cowane Centre, Cowane Street, 01786 443113. 8pm. £8 (£6). The only Scottish date for this husband and wife duo, who are at the forefront ofjazz improvisation. pianist, composer and bandleader Keith made his name leading the 50-piece Centipede ensemble, while vocalist Julie has pioneered the use of the voice as an improvisational instrument.
I All That Wonderful Jazz Cafe Cossachok, Russian Cultural Centre, 10 King Street, 553 0733. 8.30pm. £3. Guitarist Nigel Clark teams up with keyboardist Stephen Adam and Cafe Cossachok regular Lev Atlas on violin for a programme of Reinhardt and Grappelli classics.
I Voices In The Secret Room Queen Charlotte Rooms, 56a Queen Charlotte Street, 555 6660. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). A traditional jazz selection from Bobby Eaglesham, in a more intimate, upstairs
I DJ Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £2. A broad-ranging mix from across the jazz- dance spectrum from new resident DJ Demus (Paralax Records).
I The Monday Social Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £2. Laid-back tunes with the king of musical eclecticism, Joseph Malik (Lizzard Lounge).
I Goddard Bongo Club. 14 New Street, 558 7604. 10pm—3am. £2. Up- and-coming funk outfit playing a mix of original and classic tunes.
I DJ Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £2. Decks and effects from DJ Demus (Paralax Recordings).
I Singers' Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm—3am. £4 (£3). Band on stage at 9.30pm. Syliva Rae of The Lanterns steps up to the mic with a smooth selection ofjazz classics.
I Ken Peplowski Adelaide’s, 209 Bath Street, 248 4970. 8pm. £10 (£8). The expert US clarinettist (as well as tenor and alto saxophonist), whose repertoire ranges across the jazz idiom, returns to these shores.
I Martin Kershavv Quartet Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9pm—3am. £4 (£3). Band on stage 9.30pm. A new outﬁt fronted by innovative saxman and Berklee graduate Kershaw, of Green Juice, Rarefaction and Groove Diggaz fame. Regular face around The Joint Jo Malik supplies the jazzy vinyl.
I Funk Junkies La Belle Angele, Hastie’s Close, 225 7536. 11pm—3am. £4 (£3). Laying on the funk, soul and jazz courtesy of the cream of local musicians, whose joint CV includes work with Elemental, Ugly Groove Movement and the Big Bang Big Band. DJ support in the same funk vein.
I Salsa Celtica Cottier Theatre, 93—95 Hyndland Street, 357 3868. 8pm. £10. A hit during last year’s West End Festival, Scotland’s premier purveyors of toe- tapping, Latin-Celtic fusion return. They’ll be playing material from their new album Salsa Celtica: The Great Scottish Salsa Adventure.
I Nick Harper The Pleasance Cabaret Bar, 60 The Pleasance, 650 2349. 8pm. £7-£8 (£5-£6). Guitarist Harper performs his trademark mix ofjazz, blues and soul in a performance with special guests Nick and Jon Houldsworth.
I 0.5. 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 Movies, was well received nationally. Decks effects come from Andy B.
I Club Latino Bongo Club, 14 New Street, 558 7604. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). Swingin’ salsa tunes courtesy of DJ Simon, with free dance classes if you get there early, plus Capoeira dancing in the backroom and a tasty selection of Latin American food for sale.
I Live Jazz Brel, 39—43 Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 2—9pm. Free. Today’s all-day jazz event features the talents of Brel regulars the Peter Uhlhaas Quartet (2—4pm), alongside the Paul Harrison Trio, fronted by Scotland’s hottest young keyboardist (4.30—6.30pm), and funky, freestyle ensemble the D.S. Murray Quartet (7—9pm).
I Salsa Celtica Cottier Theatre, 93—95 Hyndland Street, 357 3868. 8pm. £10. See Fri 16.
I Mas Que Nada Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £5. Band on stage midnight. A Latin- infused jazz selection from these former Cafe Grafﬁti regulars, including Chimp of Salsa Celtica fame on percussion.
I RBLS Big Band Queen Charlotte Rooms, 56a Queen Charlotte Street, 555 6660. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Enjoy big band classics from this outﬁt.
I DJ Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £2. See Sun 11.
I The Monday Social Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £2. See Mon 12.
I Eric Bibb Paisley Town Hall, Abbey Close, 887 1010. 8pm. £8—£10. Acoustic guitar sounds from the American-born, Stockholm-based bluesman, who is often credited for his part in the revival of the genre.
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Nick & Jon
Pleasance Cabaret Bar
The Pleasance, Edinburgh
£7 (£5 conc.) in advance £8 (£6 conc.) on door
Tickets from Virgin Megastore
(Princes Street) or from Juniper Promotions
tel/fax 0131 623 0168
with special guests Houldsworth (PapaKane)
Friday to June
doors open 8pm
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