JAZZ: EDINBURGH, FRI 7 JUL continued
I Big Beat La Belle Angele, Hastie’s Close, 225 7536. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50—£7. A DJ-only night which sees residents Simon, Stuart and Tinku showing off their dancefloorjazz skills.
I Lorne Cowieson Quartet Glasgow Airport, Abbotsinch, 887 1111. 5pm. Free. Joining trumpeter Cowieson in this modern jazz foursome are drummer Paddy Flaherty, bassist Mario Caribe and pianist Paul Harrison.
I National Youth Jazz Orchestra Of Scotland MacRobert, University of Stirling, 01786 461081. 7.30pm. £8 (£2-£5). The acclaimed NYJOS return to Stirling for their annual concert with a programme covering bebop, classic jazz and blues, all with a lush big band sound.
Glasgow I Jazz Cats And Cool Dudes Glasgow Marriott Hotel, 500 Argyle Street, 552 3552. 10am—4.45pm. Ages 8—10.‘A jazz dance workshop with live music from Raymond Macdonald, George Lyle and Stuart Brown — there will be a public performance at 4pm. Booking required. Part of Glasgow International Jazz Festival. I Brazilliance Merchant Square, Bell Street, 552 3552. 11.30am. Free. An outfit who specialise in a broader range of genuine Brazilian music than is generally heard outside South America, featuring Lynne Ramsay on vocals and percussion, Nigel Clark on guitar, native Brazilian Mario Caribe on bass and Ken Mathieson on percussion. I Untitled No.3 Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, 552 4267. 1—5pm. £10 (£8); £5(£3) for individual tickets. An improvisational triple bill, featuring cellist Ernst Reijseger, percussionist Hans Bennink and pianist Myra Melford. I D.S. Murray Quartet Extravaganza Brel, 39—43 Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 2—9pm. Free. Yet another all-day jazz event, which today is programmed by this local outfit of renown as a send-off for founder member Dave Murray, who moves to London imminently. There will be three live bands, including the D.S. Murray Quartet, alongside DJs. I George McGowan Big Band Eat Drink Man Woman, 24—36 King Street, 552 9227. 2.30pm. Free. This eighteen- piece big band spice up their regular residency with guest appearances from vocalists Kenny Paterson and June Love. I Pauline Copeland & Ronnie Findlay Oblomov, 24 Candleriggs, 552 4251. 5pm. Free. See Fri 7. I Rostov Children’s Quartet Merchant Square, Bell Street, 552 3552. 5pm. Free. See Thu 6. I Michel Camilo Trio The Old Fruitmarket, Albion Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £12 (£6—£10). The full Latin-jazz experience from this piano trio, fronted by classically-trained native of the Dominican Republic Camilo. I High Heel Sneakers Bar 91, ()1 Candleriggs, 552 5211. 9pm. Free. This five-piece, fronted by trumpeter Lorne Cowieson, dip into the Blue Note vault for a selection of funk and groove numbers. I Four Blackfriars, 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Jazz-funk fusion from this contemporary outfit, which features the talents of guitarist Morph, pianist Stuart Conaghan, bassist lid Macfarlane and drummer Jim Drummond. I D.S. Murray Quartet McChuill‘s, 40 High Street, 552 2135. 9.30pm. Free. See Fri 7. I Roberto Pla And His Latin Ensemble The Old Fruitmarket, Albion Street, 287 5511. 10.30pm—2am. £13. Columbian percussionist Pla leads his fourteen-piece ensemble through a salsa, cumbia and Afro-Cuban jazz selection. I The Festival Club Glasgow Marriott Hotel, 500 Argyle Street, 226 5577. llpm—3am. £2 (free with a ticket from
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one of today‘sjazz festival events). See Thu 6.
I Groove Diggaz Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £5. Band on stage midnight. A dose of the funk from Edinburgh‘s premiere heavyweight soul outfit, featuring vocalist Tony King and the talents of Martin Kershaw on sax. Andy B minds the decks.
I Black Star Steel Band Merchant Square, Bell Street, 552 3552. 11.30am. Free. Edmund Anang leads this totally tropical five-piece through jazz, Latin, samba and calypso.
I Cathie Rae Quartet B Bar-Cafe, Beardmore Hotel, Beardmore Street, Clydebank, 951 6000. 11.30am. Free. A Sunday brunch treat with smooth jazz vocalist Rae and her group.
I Rostov Children's Quartet The Fire Station. 33 lngram Street, 552 2929. 1pm. Free. See Thu 6.
I Dave Wilson And The Uptown Shufflers Princes Square, 48 Buchanan Street, 221 0324. 2pm. Free. An up-tempo selection of trad, Dixieland and swing jazz, inspired by jazz‘s roots in America’s deep south.
I Haftor Medboe Quartet Princes Square, 48 Buchanan Street, 221 0324. 2pm. Free. Featuring Medboe on guitars and the hard-working Paul Harrison on piano.
I Strathclyde Youth Jazz Orchestra The Old Fruitmarket. Albion Street, 287 5511. 2pm. £5. Bobby Wishart leads this acclaimed young ensemble through a series of classic jazz arrangements.
I Allon Beauvoisin & Brian Molley Cafe Rouge, 15 John Street, 552 4433. 2.30pm. Free. Jazzy stuff from this young saxophone duo.
I George Burt & Raymond
MacDonald Oblomov, 24 Candleriggs, i 552 4251. 5pm. Free. A contemporary take on jazz from regular collaborators
Burt (guitar) and MacDonald (saxophone).
I High Heel Sneakers Merchant Square, Bell Street, 552 3552. 5pm. Free. See Sat 8
I Brian Irvine Ensemble Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, 552 4267. 5.30pm. £6 (£4). This fourteen-piece outfit, which includes a freestyle saxophonist, play a composition inspired by the kinetic sculptures of Eduard Bersudsky.
I Joe Lovano The Old Fruitmarket. Albion Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £13 (£6.50—£1 1). A dynamic, bebop-inspired set from the leading tenor saxophonist, who is joined by special guest Steve Sagle.
I King Pleasure And The Biscuit Boys Princes Square, 48 Buchanan Street, 287 5511. 8pm. £13. Revisit the classic sounds of the 30s and 40s with this eight-piece swing and jump-jive collective.
I Jazz Extravaganza (‘afe Cossachok, 10 King Street, 553 0733. 8.30pm. £5 (£3). This event sees musical prodigies the Rostov (‘hildren’s Jazz Quartet joined by violinist Lev Atlas and guitarist Nigel Clark for an across-thc-board selection. I Allon Beauvoisin 8: Stuart Conaghan Loop, 64 lngram Street, 572 1472. 9pm. Free. Baritone saxman Beauvoisin teams up with young pianist (‘onaghan
I DJ Dandy Mc(‘huill’s, 40 High Street, 552 2135. 9.30pm. Free. Decks-led jazz inspiration.
I Tim Williams 81 Jim Condie Tron Theatre, 63 'l'rongate, 552 4267. 9.30pm. £6 (£4). (‘alifornia bluesman Williams (vocals and guitar) teams tip with ex- Dexters guitarist (‘ondie for an evening of gritty tunes.
I Graeme Scott And Paul Towndrow Quartet Blackfriars, 36 Bell Street, 552 5924. 9.30pm. Free. Future jazz exploration from this outfit, co-led by guitarist Scott and saxophonist 'l‘owndtow.
I Yellowjackets The Old Fruitmarkct,
. Albion Street, 287 5511. 10.30pm. £13
(£6.50—£l 1). Electricjazz-fusion from this quartet, who have defined their genre for several decades.
I The Festival Club Glasgow Marriott Hotel, 500 Argyle Street, 226 5577. 11pm—3am. £2 (free with a ticket from one of today’s jazz festival events). See Thu 6.
I Haftor Medboe Quartet Queen Charlotte Rooms, 56a Queen Charlotte Street, 555 6660. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). See Sun 9.
I DJ Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £2. A broad-ranging mix from across the jazz- dance spectrum from resident DJ Demus of new Edinburgh label Paralax Records.
I Danny Moss Jazz City, Ego, 14 Picardy Place, 478 7435. 8pm. £8. A top- rated mainstream saxophonist, Moss has worked in the big bands of Ted Heath and Johnny Dankworth, as well as performing tenor sax solos with the most renowned of crooners, Tony Bennett. Moss is currently resident in Australia, so this is a rare visit to these shores.
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 DJ Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £2. Sly Si supplies the vinyl, on a soul-funk tip.
I Singers' Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). Band on stage at 9.30pm. Subie Coleman applies her vocal talents to a range of soul and jazz classics.
I Rob Hall New Quartet Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). Band on stage 9.30pm. Berklee graduate Hall takes up saxophones and clarinet in this innovative new quartet, which also features Kevin MaeKcnzie on guitar, Brian Shiels on bass and Alyn Coster on drums. DJ Demus supplies the jazz vinyl.
FRIDAY 14 Edinburgh
I Rarefaction Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £5. Band on stage midnight. A drum & bass meets hip hop and jazz collaboration between hot young keyboardist Paul Harrison, drum machine wizard Stuart Brown, sax player
Martin Kershaw and vocalist A.J., of
SATURDAY 15 Edinburgh
I Masquenada 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 and Colin Steele on percussion. DJ Demus is the man behind the turntables.
I Lights Out By Nine Queen Charlotte Rooms, 56a Queen Charlotte Street, 555 6660. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Vocalist Al lluges fronts this ever-popular stomping blues outfit.
I DJ Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £2. See Sun 9.
I The Monday Social Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm—3am. £2. See Mon 10.
TUESDAY 18 Edinburgh I Grasshopper Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 10pm-3am. £3. A new night of beats experimentation on a general drum & bass tip, with DJs, poets, a floorshow and live music from Grasshopper.
WEDNESDAY 19 Edinburgh I Fat Sam's Swing Club Ego, 14 Picardy Place, 478 7434. 8pm. £5 (£3). Fat Sam’s Band are the live attraction tonight and they’ll be taking in all the kings of swing, from Cab Calloway to Glenn Miller. Livening up the joint are dancefloor expert Dr. Jive and vinyl expert Frankie Sumatra (Vegas). I Singers' Night Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). Cathie Rae pays tribute to the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim of ‘Girl From Ipanema’ fame.
THURSDAY 20 Edinburgh
I Dave Milligan Trio Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 9.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). Band on stage at 9.30pm. Pianist Milligan and his trio supply a melodic jazz selection. DJ Demus minds the decks.
The following details are for regular free weekl ates: see main listings for one-o or ticketed shows. Gigs are listed by city, 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 Live Jazz Ad Lib, 111 Hope Street, 248 6645. 9pm. Thu 6 Jul — D.S. Murray Quartet. Thu 13 Jul — Burt MacDonald Quartet. Thu 20 Jul —Alan Wylie’s Project 69.
I Paul Gallacher Corinthian, 191 lngram 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. Bi ’ band in the Glenn Miller vein. I Lauder 5 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 8 Jul - an all-day extravaganza from the D.S. Murray Quartet, see listings. Sat 15 Jul — Peter Uhlhaas Quartet.
I Shona Fraser St Paul Gallacher Corinthian (see Thu). 6pm—3am. Requests on piano.