MUSIC jazz

JAZZ: FRI 23 FEB continued Edinburgh

I Rumba Caliente llenry ‘s Ja/l Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. Midnight. £5. New six-piece baiid lead by Salsa ('eltica trumpeter Toby Shippcy. proy iding the finest in hot. raunchy l.atin sounds.

I Jazz 'n' Jive Club liairmile Inn. 44 Biggar Road. 3l2 8243. 8pm midnight. £4 (£3). A special guest tonight. in the considerable shape of the Berlin-horn American singer. guitarist. wit. and raconteur Marty (ii‘()s/. The resident Louisiana Ragtime Band will also he joined on the bill by The Diplomats of Jan.

I Tom MacNiven Quartet llenry 's Ja// Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5. It is all too easy to start taking niUsicians like Tom McNiy'en for gratited. The trumpeter has been around on the jaw scene fora few years now, playing with the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra as well as fronting his own hard hop quintet. He remains a punchy and assured performer. though. and well worth checking out.



I Engine (‘any'as. l3 l6 Walls Street. 552 2l()l. Midnight. £5. See Fri 23.

I Keith Edwards Brel. 3‘) 43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3pm. l’ree. Brel continues to pt'oy'ide some of the best free jam in town with Keith lidwards.


I Hot Charanga Sauce Henry‘s Ja/I Bar. 8 Morrison Street. .538 7385. midnight. £5. The startling Voice of ('arlos l’ena fronts a new group playing Bra/ilian .wm music. with (‘arrie McKenna (flute). Day-e l’atrick (piano). and Mario ('aribe. who provides the authentic Bra/ilian rhythmic foundation on bass.

I Lynne O'Neil llenry's Jan Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5. Lynne ()‘Neil supplies the meals for a night of funky ja/l. sounds.


I Linlithgow Jazz Club Burgh Halls. The (‘ross. ()l 506 8446()(). 8pm. £5- £6. Acoustic traditional jaw and more from singer. guitarist. wit. and raconteur Marty (it‘os/.

SUNDAY 25 Edinburgh

I Brian Kellock Trio Henry's Jan. Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). The Scottish jazz scene has been well sery'ed for pianists in the past decade or so. but Brian Kellock remains the pick of the bunch. and is now widely recognised as one of the leading ja/I. pianists on the [K scene (at the very least). Brian has chosen to stick around in lidinhurgh rather than take the well-worn trail south. which is definitely our gain.

60 THE LIST iS Feb—l Mar 2001

Colin Steele New Trio play Henrys Jazz Barr, Edinburgh, Thu 1 Mar

He leads his well-established trio with Kenny lillis on bass and John Rae on drums.


I New Orleans Joymakers Harbour Arts (’entre. ll4 ll6 llarhour Street. ()I 294 274059. 2pm. £5 (£3.50). to tempo. New ()rleans-style ja/l from this popular Scottish ja/l hand.



I Alex Yellowlees' Hot Club llenry ‘s Jaz/ Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5. See Sat l7.



I Centre Stage Jazz Club The .-\uld Hundred. 100 Rose Street. 225 180‘). See Tue 20.


I John Rae's Celtic Feet (‘owane ('entre. (‘owane Street. ()I 786 443l l3. 8pm. £6 (£4). John Rae's ('eltic lieet burst on the Scottish scene a couple of years ago with a fresh approach to the business of ftisiiig jail with folk music. a long standing preoccupation with the drummer which goes back at least to (iiant Stepping Stones in the late 8()s. John pulled together some excellent musicians from both sides of the increasingly imaginary diy'ide. including saxophonist l’liil Bancroft. guitarist Key'in MacKen/ie. pianist Brian Kellock. concertina maestro Simon 'l'houmire (whose irreplaceable y intage instrument was stolen during (‘eltic Connections). fiddler Iiilidli Shaw. and bassist Mai'io ('aribe.



I Burt MacDonald Quintet Henry‘s Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Saxophonist Raymond MacDonald and guitarist (‘ieorge Btii't front this quintet. with (ieorge on bass. Alan l’endreigh on drums. and Ray's sister Nicola adding cool \‘(ic‘tils to the mix. The band's music is firmly rooted in bright. melodic jzi/I. htit spiced tip with a pleasing combination of pop. folk. and yarious other influences. as demonstrated on their new (I). Big Brothers.

THURSDAY 1 Edinburgh

I Colin Steele New Trio Henry‘s Ja/l Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Trio is an unusual setting fora trumpeter. btit (‘olin Steele is nothing if not adventurous in his choice (and \‘ilt’lL‘l}'l of settings. l-‘ull details were still awaited. but we can confirm he will he joined by guitarist Ross Milligan on this new Venture.




The following details are for regular free weekl dates: see main listings for one-o or ticketed shows. Gigs are listed by city, then by day. Residencies will be listed, provided that up-to-date details are supplied to us. Jazz Residencies listings are compiled by Henry Northmore.

mm— Thursdays

I June Love and Alan Pike t-Lai Drink Man Woman. 34 King Street. 552 022". 8pm. Mainstream ja/l with \ocals.

I Paul Gallacher ('orintliian. I‘ll lngi‘aiii Street. 552 lltll. lt)pm 3am. l’iano classics, from Broadway to Beetlioyen.

I Danny Thompson Baby (il‘tllltl. .‘s 7 lilmbank (iardens. 248 4042. l().3()pm. .\ wide selection from this lounge pianist.


I Andrew Mann ('oi'intliian (see 'l'liu ). 6pm- 3am. Piano and liy‘e yocals.

I Bobby Wishart & Band Borders Books. Music and ('afe. 08 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 7.30 0.30pm. Mellow. I Live Jazz The l"i'iiitiii;ir'kc't and l’irkin. Albion/Bell Street. 222 7700. l lpm. .\ fortnightly rotation of Latin and mainstream tan with The l-irkin The on l‘ri l6 lieb and The Muldoon Ragtime Band on Fri 23 l‘eb.

I Tap Moi-La Brewery Tap. lll55 Sauchiehall Street. 33f 5580. 0.30pm. l’laying Nortlierii soul and funky ia/I. I Danny Thompson Baby (irantl (see Tliu). ltl.3(lpm. Lounge pianist.


I Bobby Campbell Quartet (‘hanihers Bar. George Square. 552 I740. 2 5pm. Mainstream and mellow jaH sounds with liddie Trial on \ocals.

I Harry Margolis’ Miller Band l.':\ttache. 27 Waterloo Street. 22f 32 ll). 2 5pm. Big hand in the (ilenn Miller yein. I Lauder’s Big Band Lauder's. Sauchiehall Street. 33l 5l8t). 2 5pm. The big hand sound. with yocals from lleatlier Whiteford.

I George McGowan Orchestra liai Drink Man Woman (see Thu). 2.3t) 6pm. liigliteen-piece big hand.

I Willie Hitchel ('orinthian (see 'l'liu i. 6pm 3am. Willie llitchel and other residents supply the liy e piano and meals. I The Blue Notes ('afe Rouge. John Street. 552 4433. 8.30 lt).3t)pm. Tlie blues and other jal/ sounds.

I Shelagh Buchanan Six/leis Steakhouse. 7‘) Albion Street. 552 4200. 0pm. linioy ia/I guitar and yocals oy er dinner hooking on the number aboyc.

I Live Jazz liltlc‘lsl't'ltti‘s. .36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Modern ia/I with Stuart (iorman on Sat I7 l-‘eb and the Jan Incident pop in for some funk action on Sat 24 l-‘eb.

I Kurt littliy (it'utitl (see 'lilitt ). ll).3()pm. Lounge pianist.


I Michael Deans Jazz Quartet (‘ouiers Bar. 93 lly‘ndland Street. 357 5825.

4 7pm. 'l‘raditional ja/I.

I Sunday Jazz with Bobby Wishart Macl.achlan's. 57 West Regent Street. 332 0595. 6pm. l.iye ia/l eyery Sunday.

I David Jones Pitcher and Piano. ()2 west (ieorge Street 353 3003. 8 ltlpm. (‘onteiiiporary ja/I piano.

I Live Jazz Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Modern ia/I from Ruth Lambert on Sun l8 l'eb and the Ross Hamilton Quartet on Sun 25 l‘eh.

I Kerry Tracey (‘orinthian (see Thu ). ll)piii»3aiii. (‘lassic ja/l piano in the lilla Fitzgerald mould.

I Jazz DJ Baby (irand (see Thu). ll).3()pm.


I Fionna Duncan with The Ronnie Rae Trio Mc(‘huill’s. 4() High Street. 552

2 l 35. 9pm. Mainstream jax/ tunes with this renowned singer.

I Kerry Tracey ('orintliian (see Thu ). lllpm 3am. (‘lassicz laid-back iaH.


I Bobby Wishart & Band Russell‘s Bar ('afe. 7" Byres Road. 334 4073. 8 llpiii. Mainstream and modern

I Live Jazz The (‘toekwork Beer (‘o.. ll53 ll55 ('atlicai't Road. 04" ill 84. 8.30pm. laii Jenkins ('ombo play traditional ia// lead by saxophonist .lenkiiis on Tue 2“ l’eb. W liile the lHlliMIltg‘ week (Tue 2“ l'L‘lH see\ the l.inda l'lctcliei‘ Trio pi‘oy itling mellow tan with a superb female \ocalist.

I Paul Gallacher ('orintliian (see Tliu ). ltlpiii 3am. llot Rth on piano


I Ruth Lambert lzat l)riiik Man Woman (see 'l‘liu ). 8pm. l’erforiiis pure jaH.

I Tom Urie and Shona Fraser (‘orintliian isec Thu i. ltlpm 3am. Jan piano. from easy listening through to contemporary.


I Desafinado Henderson's. 35 Thistle Street. 225 2605. 7..3(lpiii. Desalinado drop in to ply their ja/l trade. Thu 22 l’ch only.

I The Third Men Maison llecior. 47 |)eanliaugli Street. 332 5328. 0pm. Blues guitar duo.

I Live Jazz ('cllar No. l. l ('liaiiibei's Street. 220 4208. ltlpm lam. l’owei‘ fusion trio l'SB guest on Thu l5 l‘eb. with traditional ial/ sounds from l.os 'l‘res l’lienoiiicnos on Thu 22 l‘eb.


I Live Jazz Henderson's (see 'l‘hu). 8pm. .la// from (iraliam High and lain ('ai'lcton on Hi 23 lieb. and an undisclosed trio oii l‘ri l6 l-'eh.

I Montuna l)i\-Ncuf. 97 llanoyer Street. 225 86l‘). 8pm. Ja// trio.

I Live Jazz 8: Blues w. J. (bristles.

27 3| West Port. 22! lt)‘)‘). 0pm. Various artists pi'oy ide the sounds.

I Bill Kyle's Backbeat Band (‘ellar .\‘o. 1 (see Thu). lllpm lam. llot. funky. electrician.


I Toto And The Dexters Harry ‘s Bar. Randolph Place. 53‘) SH)“. 3.3“ (mm. Mainstream. with meals from liay l.ey'y. I Blues Inc. l)i\-Neuf (see l‘ri ). lllpm. l'p-teiiipo electric blues.

I Live Jazz ('ellar .\‘o. I (see Thu).

ltlpm lam. The l‘unk Junkies turn up the funk on Sat 17 l'ch. with the Jan Incident making an appearance on Sat 24 Feb.


I Live Jazz The Home Bar and (irill. l4 (ieorge Street. 624 8624. l 5pm. Various artists.

I Dominic Spencer Trio The 'l'iiiiherhush Bar & Bistro. 28 Bernard Street. l.eitli. 476 8(l8t). 4 7pm. Various jal/ sounds from this trio.

llll’Bl) ('cllar No. I (see 'l‘liu).

lllpm lam. (‘lassic jam on piano. bass and drums.


I Gary's Notebook (‘ellar No. I (see Thu). lt)piii. l.iy e ja/I from this new weekly residency.


I Swing 2001 Malt Shoyel. ('ockbiirn Street. 225 6843. ()pm. Swing at the longest residency in lidiiiburgh.

I Billy Kyle’s Mystery Jazz Night (‘ellar No. I (see l-‘rii. 9.30pm lam. An eclectic selection from an eyer-changing line-up of musicians.

I Rowena Bar l-‘eI. l6a Queen Street. 226 253i). lllpm. Ja/l. blues and folk \ocals.


I Lachlan MacColl Trio Henderson's (see Thu). 7.30pm. More ja/l sounds from these regular performers. Wed 28 Feb only. I Son De Rhumba (‘eltar No. I (see rm. lt)pm lam. Latin iau.