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I Less Than Jake, Frenzal Rhomb and Capdown Barrowland. (iallow'gate. 552 4601. 7.30pm. £8.50 plus booking fee. No age restriction on this show. Florida ska punk funkers woith a bbarrow'load of upbeat tunes.

I Aislers Set and Airport Girl Nicc'n'Sleazy'. Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637.‘)pm. £4. This San Franciscan outfit parade their gentle shambling pop charm with the exuberance of a child with anew toy. Their newest album The lzisi .lIuIt‘ll has bad critics foaming at the notepad of late with names like Velvet L'nderground. Phil Spector and our old pals Belle 8; Sebastian being bandied about so don't say we didn't warn yoti. get in there and say y'uou saw ‘eni first.

I Alfie King Tut’s Wah Wah Htit. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £6 plus booking lee. Sharnbling .‘vlancunians whose sound resembles that of a (‘harlatans rehearsal. despite the promise o1a Belle 8; Sebastian-style extended line-up of cellists and the like. Still. keeps them off the streets. eh'.’

I Elmo The (‘atbouse. linion Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £3. No age restriction on this show.

I Black Sun, Late Night Foreign Radio and Social Lepers The 13m Note ('lub. ('lyde Street. 243 2177. 8pm. £3. ()ther bands to be added to the bill of the latest Soundtrax night.

I Pequod and Dextro The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £2.

I Acoustic Open Stage The Hall Bar. Woodlands Road. 564 1527. 8.30pm. Free. Hosted by Paddy’s (iirls.

I An Evening With Kris & Chas The Stand Comedy Club. Woodlands Road. 0870 6006055. 8.30pm. £2. 0an stage with music. poetry and sketches.


I Gaga - Serious Queen (‘umbernauld Theatre. Kildrum. ()1236 732887. 8pm. £10.50. See Sat 7.


I Ouch presents Jambeli (‘anv-as. Aria. 13-16 Walls Street. 552 2101. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). Djing meets live music as the Ouch boys and girls blend DJ (‘hris lamb's selections of ska. funk. soul. jazz. hip hop. Latin. disco and house with live instrumentation. Bass. guitar sax percussion and vocals will create one almighty groove in this new venture.

I The Bush, The Tree 8. Me King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £5 plus booking lee. All-girl combo with a poppy sound.

I Spyral Skratch The Ferry. (‘ly'de Place. 42‘) 8676. 7.30pm. £5.

I Mo Solid Gold and Mydas The 13th Note (‘1ub.(‘ly'de Street. 243 2177. 8pm. £5. See Fri 30 for Mo Solid (iold. They are joined by fellow ()cean Colour Scene support act Mydas.

I Guano Apes The (‘athouse. L'nion Street. 248 6606. 8pm. £8 plus booking fee. No age restriction on this show.

I Bluetip and desalvo The 13th Note Cafe. King Street. 553 1638. 8pm. £4. Angular attacking guitar rock sounds from desalvo.

I Smokescreen, Pedrico and Eclipse Fury Murrys. Maxwell Street. 221 6511. ‘)pm. £3. including entry to post-gig club.

I Vagabonds The Scotia. Stoekwell Street. 552 8681. 8.30pm. Free. Popular

I Jam Session Samuel Dow‘s. Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.


I Post Diluvian, The Outlaws and Gasgiant The Venue. l7—2l Calton Road. 557 3073. 8pm. £4. A selection of original indie and rock tunes from these up and coming bands.


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 listed, provided that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Jazz listings compiled by Henry Northmore and Kenny Mathieson.


I Brian Kellock Trio Henry ‘s Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4).This excellent acoustic jazz trio is fronted by Scotlanth leading jazz pianist. Brian Kellock. with Kenny lillis on bass and John Rae on drums.

I Mel Zebra’s Jazz Session Bannerinan's. 2 l 2 (‘ow gate. 556 3254. 10pm. Free. It's an open stage at this night hosted by jazzman Zebra.


I Jazzband Ball St Andrew 's in The Square. St Andrew 's Street. 287 551 1. ‘)pm. £l0. Hosted by (ieorge Penman's Jazz Band and the (ieorge ()gilvic Dixielanders in celebration of the centenary of the birth of Louis .’\rmstrong.


I Balance Henry 's Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. Midnight. £5. A new band formed by drummer Stuart Brown and trumpeter Alan Wylie. two excellent young jazz musicians. lixpect drum 6‘; bass and other urban sounds underpinning some mellow jazz - moody. atmospheric music with a heavy groove. I Jazz ‘n’ Jive Club Fairmile 1an 44 Biggar Road. 312 8243. 8pm. £4 (£3). 'l’raditional and New Orleans jazz from two well-established local outfits. The Louisiana Ragtime Band and The Spirits of Rhythm.

I Nigel Clark Trio Henry 's Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5. it's been a while now since guitarist Nigel (‘lark and bassist liwan Vernal plied their trade with Hue and (‘ry‘ and Deacon Blue. Both are now well-entrenched in jazz. and are joined here by drummer Mike Bradley for an accessible selection ofjaz/ and Latin tunes.

I Scottish National Jazz Orchestra Queen's Hall. (‘lerk Street. 668 201‘). 8.30pm. £‘)—£l 1 (£6 standby). (‘ommissioned by lidinburgh (‘ity (‘ounciL 'l‘lie lz'r/i'nhiiije/i Suite is a celebration of the city in music. Ten different composers each contribute a specially written piece tracing the journey of a poet who arrives home from London and travels around nine of the city‘s landmarks. See preview.


I Latino 2000 MacRobert. l'niversity of Stirling. 01786 461081. 10.30pm. £6 (£3). Latin and jazz sounds. infused with a hip hop sensibility. from a collective which looks like a who's who of the local scene.


I Burt MacDonald Quartet with Nicola MacDonald Brel. 39-43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3—6pm. Free. Saxophonist Raymond MacDonald and gtiitarist (ieorge Burt co-lead this line quartet. with Nicola MacDonald supplying the vocals.

I Big Vern And The Shootahs Bourbon Street. 108 George Street. 552 0141. 7pm. £5 (£16.50 with dinner). Popular local blues band.


I Pindorama Henry's Jazz Bar. 8

Morrison Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5. Titl\ recently formed outtit lead off a double bill of Brazilian grooves tonight at Henry 's.

I Hot Charanga Sauce Henry ‘s Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. Midnight. £5. The startling Latin voice of (‘arlos Pena fronts a new group playing Brazilian son music with ('arric McKenna (tlutei. Dave Patrick (piano). and Mario (‘aribe (bass i.

I Bespoke \y'esi Backpackers. 3 Quceiisferry Street. 226 293‘). ‘).30pm. Free. lidinburgh band with a sound reminiscent of a 60s movie soundtrack. with smooth jazz vocals and cool keys.


I The Nimmo Brothers King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 527‘). 8.30pm. £5. Scottish blues band intluenced by the ('hicago and Texas sounds.


I Radiotones, Scott MacDonald and Peter Michael Rowan ('ai’e Royal Bistro Bar. 17 “est Register Street. 557 47‘)2. £3.50. National Steel-led acoustic blties from this trio. previewing tracks from their forthcoming album.

I Chick Lyall Trio Henry's Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Pianist and composer ('hick l.yall has a notably w ide-ranging intisical reach which is not confined tojazz. but also takes in classical. electro-acoustic music and free improvisation. This trio setting

w ill foctis more directly on the jazz side of his work. and is likely to reveal his affinity with both jazz standards and an li('M-sty le approach.


I George Heriot’s School Concert Queen's Hall. (‘ler'k Street. 668 201‘). 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Jazz favourites. including music from Hie/i Society and The Jungle BUN/v. from a range of the school's bands. including the Senior and Junior concert bands. quintets and swing band.

I Centre Stage Jazz Club The .-\ttlt1 Hundred. 100 Rose Street. 225 180‘). 8.30pm. £2. Mainstream. progressive and experimental jazz from the resident Dominic Spencer Trio. plus guests.

Wednesday 4


I Guitar Quartet Henry‘s Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). An unusual acoustic line-up for this all-guitar band. featuring the talents of Jed Brockie. Nigel (‘lark. Malcolm McFarlane and Kevin MacKenzie.


I The Strathclyde University Big Band Lord Todd Bar. ('ampus Village. l'niversity of Strathclyde. 548 2435. 8pm. Free. The l'niversity"s Big Band get down and play a selection of jazz tunes.


I Guitar Quartet Henry 's Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4 ). See Wed 4.


I Live Jazz Henry's Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5. Details to be confirmed. Please ring venue for further information.

I Hot Charanga Sauce Henry's Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. Midnight. £5. See Sat 3 l.

I Jazz ‘n’ Jive Club Fairmile lnn. 44 Biggar Road. 312 8243. 8pm. £4 (£3). See Fri 30.

The Edinburgh Suite The Scottish Natronal Jazz Orchestra continues to expand its hon/oi“; under the directi: l‘ of TOllltll‘, Srititti, This; nos. U.’l‘llllfifili)ll l)\,’lll(:C11) of Edintiurqii Council 1)f()‘.’|(l€38 an ’)[)l;t).’1ll.’lll .r l(,t tun ilitteient intifsitnans to <;()ll‘.l)()‘;t: for the band Queen"; Hal). («limbo/(fl), f-ii (it) :‘ulai. Guitar Quartet l‘()lil ’Jl1l1(?lz‘?fil jaz‘z guitarists in Scotland convened to torn: this {illtfll‘SllC (iuai'tet. Nigel Clarke. Kev/in 1v/létth0li/It:. (3m) Bitfllisl‘: .ind Malcolni Mel arlant: titty/t: ‘:f$léll)1lf;1)(:’1 a (ilSllllClth? sound and iiiusii:al identity. which is subtle rather than raunchy. but (1(3illlli01‘,’ SWIlltllllt). Henri"; Jazz (,‘i.)//ar_ Edinburgh, Wed 4 (‘1 Thu "3 Apr.

Yuri Honing Trio iabo/m Tilt: hard working Dutch trio return for another Scottish rnini—tour. Saxophonist Honinq and his collaborators have been together for a decade. and have explored the mainstream pop landscape for their material, but haw: succeeded in quing it a fresh spin in the process. Carnegie Hall. Durifemi/ine. Sun 8 Apr; Tron Theatre, ,3/.'i:;f;ow, Mon 9 Apr; Henry '5 Ce//{ii Bar, FUJ/Jbtlfg/l. Tue 70 Apr.


I Baricuda Brel. 3‘) 43 Ashton Lane. 342 4‘)66. 3pm. Free. A funky quintet featuring baritone saxophonist :‘sllon Beauvoison. familiar from bands like the Hung Drawn Quartet and the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra.


I Martin Kershaw Quartet Henry ‘s Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5. Acoustic jazz quartet playing original material by saxophonist Martin Kershaw. of Green Juice. Rarefaction and (iroovediggaz fame.

I Rumba Caliente Henry ‘s Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. Midnight. £5. New six piece band lead by Salsa (’eltica trumpeter Toby Shippey. providing the finest in hot raunchy Latin sounds.


I Baricuda Henry 's Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5. See Sat 7.


I Yuri Honing Trio ('arnegie Hall. liast Port. 01383 314127. 8pm. £7. This Dutch trio have proved a popular draw on earlier visits to Scotland. The trio. featuring saxophonist Yuri Honing. bassist Tony ()verwater and drummer Joost Lijbaart. often draw on contemporary pop rather than established jazz material in search of a 'new standards' repertoire. but also bring an eclectic range of influences to their rnUsic. including contemporary classical and Arabic music.

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