The dates listed below are for one- off or ticketed shows; see below section for free residencies. Gigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances will be isted. provided that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Jazz listings compiled by Abigail Bremner.
I Burt MacDonald Quartet Plough Hotel, 507 Main Street, 01324 570010. 8pm. £2. The quartet who proclaim themselves to be cooler than Sinatra, if not quite as good as Beethoven — Raymond MacDonald and George Burt front, on saxophones and guitar respectively.
I Carol Kidd Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £10. Scotland’s ﬁrst lady of jazz continues to build on her reputation as a ﬁrst-rate interpreter of standards.
I Masquenada Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. Midnight. £5. A Latin-infused jazz selection from these former Cafe Grafﬁti regulars, including Chimp of Salsa Celtica fame on percussion and Colin Steele on trumpet. You will notice the Jazz Joint is now back at full strength, after a short quiet(ish) period, with eight jazz shows a week as Assembly Direct lend their support to this excellent venue.
I Jim Mullen Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 8.30pm. £8.50. Legendary Glasgow-born jazz-rock guitarist Jim Mullen is set to grace Jazz Joint with his new organ trio. Expect a top notch night of jazz, rock and the blues.
I Tommy Smith 81 Murray McLachlan Carnegie Hall, East Port, 01383 314127. 8pm. £10 (£8-£9). Top saxophonist Tommy Smith is joined by Murray McLachlan for an evening of classical music with just a touch of jazz.
I Groovediggaz Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. Midnight. £5. A dose of the funk from Edinburgh’s premiere heavyweight soul outﬁt, featuring vocalist Tony King and the talents of Martin Kershaw on sax.
I Swing 2000 Cafe Hub, Castlehill, Royal Mile, 473 2067. 7.30pm. £25 (£22 in advance) price includes dinner. A swinging selection from the holders of Edinburgh’s longest-running pub residency, featuring Dick Lee on clarinet and sax, Roy Percy on bass and double guitars from John Russell and Phil Adams.
I Paul Harrison Trio Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5. Modern jazz from keyboardist Harrison, who is already making major waves in jazz circles despite his modest years. He is joined by other talents from the new school in the form of bassist Mario Caribe and drummer Paddy Flaherty.
I High Heel Sneakers Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). This ﬁve-piece, fronted by west coast trumpeter Lorne Cowieson, dip into the Blue Note vault for a selection of funk and groove numbers. Also features alto sax soloist of the highest order Paul Towndrow.
58 THE LIST 5—19 Oct 2000
TUESDAY 10 Edutburgh I Goddard Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). These up-and-coming funksters play a selection of original and classic tunes, featuring vocalist Jeremy Goddard.
WEDNESDAY 11 Edutburgh I Eat Sam's Swing Club Ego, 14 Picardy Place, 478 7434. 8pm. £5 (£3). Details to be conﬁrmed. I Cathie Rae Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Classic jazz vocal repertoire sung by one of Scotland’s most personal Singers.
THURSDAY 12 Glasgow
I Kimmo Pohjonen The Arches, 30 Midland Street, 221 4001. 8.30pm. £7—£8. Kimmo Pohjonen is perhaps the world’s foremost accordion player, taking the instrument in directions you would never expect. Orchestrated lights and quadraphonic sound add to the most exciting and experimental accordion show you are ever likely to see.
I Brian Kellock Trio & Guests Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Tunes from The Brian Kellock Trio, fronted by internationally respected pianist Kellock, with John Rae on drums and Kenny Ellis on bass. Expect a different guest each time. Ring the venue for details.
FRIDAY 13 Edinburgh
I Masquenada Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. Midnight. £5. See Fri 6.
I Kenny Paterson Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5. A new talent on the Scottish jazz scene, Paterson provides smooth soul and swing vocals.
I The Blackbyrds La Belle Angele, Hastie’s Close, 225 7536. 10.30pm—3am. £10. Legendary Detroit jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd and his full original line-up make a rare appearance in Scotland. At the forefront of acid jazz and funk throughout the 705, this is an excellent opportunity to catch some masters of the art strutting their funky stuff.
I Salsa Celtica East Kilbride Arts Centre, Old Coach Road, 01355 261000. 8pm. £8 (£5). A heady mix of jazz, African, Latin and Celtic rhythms from this lively group.
SATURDAY 14 Edinburgh
I Groovediggaz Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. Midnight. £5. See Sat 7.
I Fionna Duncan Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5. Renowned jazz vocalist Duncan, whose versatility and talent has led to her fronting the jam sessions at Glasgow’s jazz festival, presents a varied repertoire with something for all musical tastes.
I Linlithgow Jazz Club Burgh Halls, The Cross, 01506 844600. 8—11pm. £4—£5 (£3). New Orleans and Dixieland jazz from various live bands.
I Bobby Dean Quartet 1901, 1534 Pollokshaws Road, 632 0161. 3pm. Free. Kenny Paterson, who joins the Bobby Dean Quartet on vocals, has been described as having ‘the right
stuff, a stylish sense of swing’.
I The Blackbyrds The Arches, 30 Midland Street, 221 4001. 9pm. £10. See Fri 13.
I Martin Kershaw Quartet Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5. A new outﬁt fronted by innovative saxman and Berklee graduate Kershaw, of Green Juice, Rarefaction and Groovediggaz fame.
I 8 Production and Quatrain On Air East, 15 Ward Street, 01382 203226. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). Ampliﬁer presents B Production and Quatrain, Dundee artists with roots in jazz and hip hop but fusing it with modern technology to produce genre-defying, experimental sounds.
I Bill Bruford's Earthworks Cowane Centre, Cowane Street, 01786 443113. 8pm. £8 (£6). Drummer Bill Bruford is
joined by top ﬂight musicians for his adventurous jazz project.
MONDAY 16 Glasgow
I Courtney Pine The Arches, 30 Midland Street, 221 4001. 9pm. £10. Hip hop grooves create a backdrop for Pine’s saxophone skills on his new album Back In The Day, which he showcases with his new band.
TUESDAY 17 Edinburgh
I USE Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). A new guitar-based jazz trio featuring Malcolm McFarlane (guitar), Mario Caribe (bass) and Paul Mills (drums). This is McFarlane’s ﬁrst electric venture since his stint with the jazz funk Mulford/McFarlane Band.
I Bill Bruford's Earthworks Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 8pm. £10 (£8). See Sun 15.
I The Hotline Band The Waterfront, 1c Dock Place, 554 7427. 8pm. Free. Part of the Budweiser Budvar Jazz Tour. This Czech band are flying in for their ﬁrst ever UK gigs. Sometime members of the Veleband who performed at the Edinburgh lntemational Jazz Festival, they are lead by Michael Henja, and as jazz is an essential part of Czech culture we should be treated to some quality sounds. Expect funk, jazz, traditional Czech food and of course Czech beer in the shape of Budweiser Budvar.
I Freddie King Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Renowned vocalist around Edinburgh and London, and father of a whole jazz family, King brings his bebop sound to Henry’s to pay homage to the whole gamut of great jazz singers.
I Goddard The Bongo Club, 14 New Street, 558 7604. 10.30pm. £4 (£3). See Tue 10.
I The Hotline Band Revolution Bar, 66 Renﬁeld Street, 331 2773. 8pm. Free. See Wed 18.
I David Gordon/Tyrone Hill and The David Milligan Trio Jazz Joint, 8 Morrison Street, 538 7385. 8.30pm. £7.50 (£4). Trumpeter Gordon and trombonist Hill from the legendary Sun Ra Band make their ﬁrst ever visit to Scotland. These US stars will take some classic jazz tunes in directions they’ve never been before.
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 & Worl listings compiled by Norman Chalmers.
THURSDAY 5 Glasgow
I Capercaillie Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £13 (£11). Coinciding with the launch of next year’s Celtic Connections, the boys (and Karen Matheson) launch their new album Nadurra.
I Chuck Flemingand Sean O'Rourke The Star Club (formerly New Dawn Folk Club), Riverside Club, Fox Street, 569 7287. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). From the late JSD band. Fiddler Fleming complements O’Rourke ’s extemporising flute, frets and reeds.
I Richard Reid Band Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511.
I The Eliza Carthy Band The Bongo Club, New Street, 558 7604. 9pm. £6 (£5) Moving into a self-penned acousto- pop trip with her new album Angels and Cigarettes, the young singer, ﬁddler and Mercury Prize nominee kicks off her UK tour.
I The Boys Of The Lough Motherwell Theatre, Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street, 01698 267515. 7.30pm. £12 (£10). Aly Bain and Cathal McConnell lead the Edinburgh-based pan-celtic acoustic band.
FRIDAY 6 Glasgow
I Steve Howe Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 7.30pm. £12.50.
I Ceilidh Dance Renfrew Ferry, Clyde Place, 287 5511. 9pm. £5. Gary Blair provides the music for this ceilidh dance followed by a disco with Radio Clyde 2 DJ Alan Todd.
I Ceilidh Dance Hilton Hotel, Grosvenor Street, 339 5374. 8pm. £5. A dance teacher will take you through the steps.
I Ceilidh Dance High School Hall. 7.30pm. £6, £4, £2. Penicuik Folk Festival opening event. lnforrnation 01968 678153. See Sat 7, Sun 8.
I Ceilidhs At The Caley Caledonian Brewery. Slateford Road, 623 8066. 7pm-12.30am. £6 (£5). Music from Last Tram Tae Auchenshoogle.
I Penicuik Folk Festival Navaar House Hotel, Bog Road. Information 01968 678153. All-day workshops in ﬁddle, guitar and songwriting. Evening concert, 7.30pm, £10 (£8), with Martin Simpson, Judy Small and Cantrip. See Fri 6.
I Ayrshire Scottish Music Association Magnum Leisure Centre, Harbourside. 01294 371 178. Accordion and ﬁddle competitions.
SUNDAY 8 Glasgow
I Samba Ya Bamba Bargo, Albion Street, 553 4771. 8pm. £3. Brazilian grooves.
I John Morran, Stevie Byrne and Chris Wright Wee Folk Club, Royal