MUSIC jazz



I Bobby Wishart 8: Band Russell’s Bar Cafe, 77 Byres Road, 334 4973.

8—1 1pm. Mainstream and modern.

I Live Jazz The Clockwork Beer Co., 1153—1155 Cathcart Road, 649 0184. 8.30pm. Tue 27 Jun Linda Fletcher Trio. Tue 4 Jul George Ogilvie Trio. I Tom Urie And Guests Polo Lounge (see Sun). 9.30 m. Pianist and singer.

I Paul Gallaciier Corinthian (see Thu). 10pm—3am. Hot R&B on piano.


I Hermie Longalong 8: Hermitage Caprice Brasserie, 48 New Market Street, Ayr, 01292 610916. 9.30pm. Wed 5 Jul only.

I Tom Urie/Shona Fraser Corinthian (see Thu). 10pm—3am. Jazz piano, from easy listening through to contemporary. I Danny Thompson Baby Grand (see Thu). 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.


I John Burgess 81 Tom Finlay Cafe Metro, Subway West End, 23 Lothian Road, 229 9197. l—3pm. Contemporary jazz.

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

I The Third Men Maison Hector, 47 Dcanhaugh Street, 332 5328. 9pm. Blues. I Blue Nun/David Patrick Trio Cellar No. l, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 10pm—lam. Fortnightly rotation.


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 8: Blues The Soupdragon, 27—31 West Port, 221 1099. 9 m.

I Bill Kyle's Backbeat Ban Cellar No. 1 (See Thu). 10pm—lam. Hot, funky, electric 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 The Jazz Incident/Underground Cellar No. 1 (see Thu). 10pm—lam. On fortnightly rotation contemporary tunes.


I The Radge Jazz Band The Raj Restaurant on The Shore, Henderson Street, Leith, 553 3980. 12.30—3pm. Enjoy relaxing jazz while eating curry. I Live Jazz The Dome Bar and Grill, 14 George Street, 624 8624. 1—5pm. Various artists.

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

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

I Edinburgh Blues Collective Old Fire Station, 52 Westport, 228 4543. 8.30pm. Fortnightly. Sun 25 Jun. A collective of blues stalwarts and guests.

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

I Sexmo Cellar No. 1 (See Thu). lUpm—lam. Piano and vocalist.


I John Burgess 8: Tom Finlay Cafe Metro (see Thu). l—3pm. Contemporary jazz.

I Swing 2000 Malt Shovel, Cockburn Street, 225 6843. 9pm. Swing.

I Billy Kyle's Mystery Jazz Night Cellar No. 1 (see Fri). 9.30pm—lam. Ever-changing line-up of musicians.

I Rowena Bar Fez, 16a Queen Street, 226 2530. 10pm. Jazz, blues and folk vocals.


I Fat Sam's Band Fat Sam’s, 56—58 Fountainbridge, 228 3111. 8pm. Swing and 'ump-jive.

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

I Son De Rhumba Cellar No. 1 (See Fri). 10pm—lam. Latin jazz.

54 THE LIST 22 Jun—6 Jul 2000

folk & world.

~ listings

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 and Louisa Pearson


I Norman Stewart New Dawn Folk Club, Riverside Club, Fox Street, 445 6271. 8.15pm. £5 (£3). Rare appearance from the Scots singer/guitarist and moothie maestro. Songs about crofters’ rights. shabby government, and some traditional favourites.


I Ceilidh Dance Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 9pm. £5. Fraser McLelland plays for dancing. followed by a disco with Radio Clyde‘s Alan Todd.


I The Shankman Twins Pleasance Cabaret Bar, The Pleasance. 8pm. £8. A bluegrass sensation. The rave-receiving vocal, fiddle and banjo identical twins have been been picking up awards from New York to California. Here performing for the first time in Scotland with their own five-piece band. which includes brother Michael on bass and vocal harmony, their singing and playing is astonishingly good, and their enthusiasm infectious. Support from local pickers Home Made Jam. Y‘all get them tickets early.



I Ceilidh@612 GilmorehillGl2. University Avenue, 287 5511. 8pm. £6. Live ceilidh dance band made up from some of the wildest younger players around.


I Midsummer Ceilidh Ball Roxburghe Hotel, Charlotte Square, corner of George Street, 313 3099. 7pm. £25. VRO (Village Reconstruction Overseas) host a fund-raiser with music, a buffet, and a performance of South Indian Classical dance. £10 tickets available for dance only at 9pm.


I Ifang Bondi The Arches, Midland Street, 221 4001. 8.30pm. £8. From the Gambia, lfang Bondi bring authentic vocals, the kora, balafon and other native instruments in a danceable contemporary riot groove of heavy bass, drums and keyboards. Part of Beat Route at The Arches.

I Colin Reid Tron Theatre, Trongate, 552 4267. 8pm. £6 (£4). Guitar picking in post-Jansch and Renbourne mode from the young Belfast star of the acoustic instrument.


I Tich Frier Wee Folk Club, Royal Oak, Infirmary Street, 557 2976. 8.30pm. £3. Veteran folkie and funny man.



I John Martyn Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 8pm. £12.50. The most idiosyncratic vocal stylist to have emerged from Scotland’s last few decades, guitarist Martyn is back home with Glasgow Hal/ting, another great album of beautiful songs.

Edinburgh I Colin Reid The Attic, Dyer’s Close,

Cowgate, 225 8382. 7.30pm. £4. The Star Club this week features fine acoustic guitar picking from the dexterous Belfast chap with support from songstress Holly Tomas.

WEDNESDAY 28 Edinburgh I John Martyn The Liquid Room. Victoria Street, 225 2564. 7.30pm. See Mon 26. I Kieran Halpin 8r Maartin Allcock Edinburgh Folk Club, Cabaret Bar, The Pleasance, 650 2349. 8pm. £6 (£5). The Scots-domiciled Irish singer-songwriter teams up with multi-instrumentalist (here concentrating on fretless bass) Allcock of

- Jethro Tull, to promote Jungle, Halpin‘s

twelfth album.



I Owl New Dawn Folk Club, Riverside Club. Fox Street, 445 6271. 8.15pm. £5 (£3). Seattle duo Steve Lalor and Diane Luboff are a hoot. and introduce the

Scottish folk scene to a variety of songs with social bite.


i I Scotland/Cape Breton Birnum Hotel.

Birnum. Dunkeld. 7.45pm. £7 (£4). Tickets 01350 727 474. Top-flight players from the emerging generation of younger musicians celebrate our common culture. The band includes Deaf Shepherd vocalist and guitar player John Moran. the Moore siblings on pipes, fiddle, whistle and flute, Will Lamb of Fred Morrison's band on bouzouki, and Cape Breton’s Andrea Beaton (fiddle) and Margie MacDonald (step dance).



I Ceilidh Dance With Fraser McLelland Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place. 287 5511. 9pm. £5. See Glasgow, Fri 23.


3 I Scotland's Voice The Pleasance, 663

7647. Until Sun 22 Jul. A weekend dedicated to traditional music, with concerts, sessions and workshops. Tickets from the box office from Fri 30,

j in advance from Coda on the Mound;

TMSA office; St Leonard’s Street; The

: Tass, High Street; and the Castle Bar,

Johnstone terrace. Workshops on song. in Scots and Gaelic. and percussion must be pre-booked on 663 7647 or 556 6139, as space is limited. Information centre 473 3800.

I Scotland's Voice Opening Concert The Pleasance, 663 7647. 7.30pm. £8. The opening concert of this weekend festival of Scottish traditions in folk music and song features hrlacNaughton’s Vale ofAtholl Pipe Band in a concert, with soloist Gordon Walker.

I Song Cabaret The Pleasance, 663 7647. 10.30pm. £5. Information and

tickets, see above. With one of the nation’s finest singers in Gordeanna McCulloch, another fine balladeer in Ann Neilson, and cit-Battlefield songwriter and fiddler Brian McNeill. The evening is hosted by the Glasgow’s larger-than- life Adam McNaughton. Part of Scotland '5 Voice

I Footstompin' Rhythms St Bride's Centre, Orwell Terrace, 346 1405. 7pm. £5 (£3). Local all-female percussion group impact lead drummers from across the country in a noisy carnival of sound, salsa and samba.



I Gaelic and Scots Song Workshops The Pleasance, 663 7647. Ham—2.30pm. See Edinburgh, Fri 30. Part ofScoI/antl's Voice

I Scotland Concert The Pleasance. 663 7647. 7.30pm. £8. Information and tickets. see Edinburgh, Fri 30. The magnificent Flora McNeill sings the songs of her native Barra; Orkney twins Jennifer and Hazel Wrigley astonish with

1 their quicksilver skill on fiddle, piano and - guitar; Cathy Anne McPhee is another

fine singer from the softer southern isles, and has been heard singing McGarrigles songs in her native Gaelic; and Aileen Carr brings Scots song in contemporary arrangements with the pipes of lain Maclnnes. the fiddle of Stuart Morrison and the guitarist Tony MacManus. Session in the bar after 10pm. Part of Scotland '5‘ Voice

I Other Worlds Of The Celtic Harp Netherbow Arts Centre, 43—45 High Street. 556 9579/2647. 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). Harp player Bill Taylorjoins storyteller Karen Ralls-MacLeod in tales of harpists, fairies and the Celtic Saints.


I A Celebration For Kenny Maclntyre Cottier Theatre, Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 3pm. £10. The life of BBC Scotland's political correspondent Kenny hvlaclntyre who died suddenly in 1999, is celebrated in an evening of words and music featuring guests Donnie Munro, Phil Cunningham and musicians from Maclntyre’s Mull home, plus fellow BBC colleagues. Ali Abassi. Jackie Bird and Heather Reid.


I Open Mic Cabaret The Pleasance Bar, The Pleasance, 663 7647. Noon-2pm. Free. Performers sign up at the information desk. All welcome. Part of Scotland is Voice

I Singing Session The Pleasance, 663 7647. 2—4pm. Free. Hosted by Aileen Carr and Elspeth Cowie. Part of Scotland ’5 Voice

I Poetry and Song The Pleasance, 663 7647. 2—4pm. £5. Information and tickets, see Edinburgh, Fri 30. The Keekin' Gless is an anthology of

Sharing those bluegrass genes, the Schankman Twins bring award-winning fingers

and heavenly vocal harmony for a one-off Scottish gig in Edinburgh's Pleasance, Fri