widely in Scotland over the summer. The saxophonist will play solo. using a wide range of digital delay and pre-recorded effects. often with a specific local con- nection with the various places he will visit. and a surround-sound environment tailored to the venue. Part of Perth Festival.


I Morph Brel. 39—43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3pm. Free. Jazz guitarist Morph appears with a full quartet.


I Hot Charanga Sauce Henry's Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. Midnight. £5. The startling Latin voice of Carlos Pena fronts a new group playing Brazilian son music with Carrie McKenna (flute). Dave Patrick (piano). Mario Caribe (bass).

I Average White Band The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £13.50. See Fri 18.

I Freddie King Henry‘s Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5. 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 The Blues Band Rothes Halls. Rothes Square. ()1592 61 l 101. 8pm. £12.50 (£9.50—£10.50). Fortned in 1979 and still going strong this is one of the finest blues bands in Britain.


Carol Kidd Perth Theatre. 185 High Street. ()1738 621031. 7.30pm. £8—£15.50. Scotland's first lady ofjazz continues to build on her reputation as a first-rate interpreter of standards. Part of Perth Festival.


I Gypsy-Jazz Fusion Cafe Cossachok. Russian Cultural Centre. 10 King Street. 553 0733. 8.30pm. £tbc. See Thu 17.


I Chick Lyall mo Henry‘s Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Progressive jazz. sounds from keyboard player Chick Lyall’s new trio. A classically trained composer. Lyall brings a rare sense of fortn and control to jazz composition.


I Humphrey Lyttelton and his Band Dundee Rep. Tay Square. ()1382 223530. 8pm. £11—£l3 (£9). Vintage mainstream jazz from Lyttelton in the ongoing celebration of his 80th year. Humph and his band open the Dundee Jazz Festival. with support from the East Coast Jazzmen with special guest Fionna Duncan.


I Hans Theeslnk Stirling Folk Club. Terraces Hotel. Melville Terrace. ()1259 218521. 8pm. £5. The European blues genius with fifteen albums behind him. Hans Theesink is back with his songs and blistering guitar.

Tuesday 22


I Centre Stage Jazz Club The Auld Hundred. 100 Rose Street. 225 1809. 8.30pm. £2. See Tue 15.


I Flonna Duncan and The East Coast Jazz Quartet Grey Lodge Settlement. 21 South George Street.

Saturday 1 9

Tommy Smith Perth Festival offers an early chance to check out Tommy Smith's Creative Scotland project. in which he will play solo saxophone augmented by all manner of digitial delays and samples. in glorious Surround- sound. He will tour it widely in Scotland over the summer. and plans to work local resonances into the evolving soundscapes. Perth Theatre Studio, Perth, Fri’ 78 May

Tina May Singer Tina May remains the most resourceful vocal improviser on the British jazz scene. She is featured with a small group at Henry's. and also sings in the Ella Fitzgerald Songbook package in Dundee. Rep Theatre. Dundee, Wed 23 May; Henry '3 Jazz Bar. Edinburgh, Thu 24 May SNJO Plays Basie The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra have always maintained a dual policy of running programmes of classic jazz repertOry alongside original or contemporary work. Basie‘s timeless swing charts are the latest addition to their roster. Rep Theatre, Dundee. Thu 24 May

01382 223943. 7.30pm. Swinging tunes and Dixieland jazz from this renowned singer and the quartet. Part of the Dundee Jazz Festival.

I Hue And Cry Dundee Rep. Tay Square. 01382 223530. 8pm. £1 l—£l3 (£9). Soulful. funky. jazzy sounds form these sophisticated popsters. Part of the Dundee Jazz Festival.

Wednesday 23


I Hans Theesslnk Edinburgh Folk Club. Cabaret Bar. 60 The Pleasance. 650 2349. 8pm. £6 (£5). Singer and guitarist known for his interpretations of the blues and other roots music. with fifteen albums behind him.

I David Berkman Group Henry's Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Not to be missed. Pianist David Berkman is the latest in a long line of sensational New York jazz players to hit Scotland. His C(mtmtmit‘uri'rm Theory was one of last year's best albums.

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I Fionna Duncan and The East Coast Jazz Quartet Kirkton Neighbourhood Resource Centre. Derwent Avenue. 01382 436453. 7pm. See Tue 22.

I Ella Fitzgerald Songbook Dundee Rep. Tay Square. 01382 223530. 8pm. £l().5()—£12.50(£8.50). The Tommy Whittle Quartet works through some of lilla Fitzgerald's greatest songs with three superb vocalist Lee Gibson. Barbara Jay and Tina May. Part Of the Dundee Jazz Festival.


I Hans Theesink The Star Cluh. Riverside Club. Fox Street. 569 7287. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). The Euro-blues master. See Wed 23.


0 Tina May Henry's Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 538 7385. 8.30pm. £8. Jazz. vocals from this passionate per- former. who remains one of top singers on the L'K scene.


0 The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra Dundee Rep. Tay Square. 01382 223530. 8pm. £9-—£11 (£7). A new name is added to the SNJ()‘s repertory list tonight when the orchestra take on the music of the great Count Basie. Part of the Dundee Jazz Festival.

I Evan Parker McManus Galleries. Albert Square. 01382 432084. 8pm. £8 (£6). Innovative and unorthodox jazz improvisation from this virtuoso saxman. Part of the Dundee Jazz Festival.

The following details are for regular free weekly dates: see main listings for one-off 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.

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I June Love and Alan Pike Eat Drink Man Woman. 34 King Street. 552 9227. 8pm. .‘vlainstream jazz with vocals.

I Paul Gallacher Corinthian. l9] Ingram 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 Andrew Mann Corinthian (see Thu). 6pm—3am. Piano and live vocals. I Bobby Wlshart & Band Borders Books. Music and Cafe. 98 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 7.30—9.30pm. Mellow. I Stephen Duffy Trio The Supper Club. 70 Albion Street. 552 2200. 8pm. Jazz while you dine from vocalist and pianist Dtiffy leading this jazz trio in a Nat Cole/Diana Krall style.

I Tap Moi-La Brewery Tap. 1055 Sauchiehall Street. 331 5580. 9.30pm. Playing Northern soul and funky jazz. I Danny Thompson Baby Grand (see Thu). 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.

I Live Jazz The Fruitmarket and Firkin. Albion/Bell Street. 222 7700.

1 1pm. A fortnightly rotation of Latin and

mainstream jazz with The Firkin Five (Fri 1 1 May ) and The Mtildoon Ragtime Band (Fri 18 May).


I Bobby Campbell Quartet Chambers Bar. George Square. 552 1740. 2.30-5.30pm. Mainstream and mellow jazz sounds with Eddie Toal on \oc‘ztls.

I Harry Margolls’ Miller Band L'Attache. 27 Waterloo Street. 221 3210. 2—5pm. Big band in the Glenn Miller vein.

I Lauder's Big Band Latider‘s. Sauchiehall Street. 331 5180. 2-5pm. The big band sound. with vocals froin Heather Whiteford.

I George McGowan Orchestra liat Drink Man Woman (see Thu). 2.30—6pm. Eighteen-piece big band.

I Willie Hitchel Corinthian (see Thu). 6pm—3am. Willie Hitchel and other residents supply the live piano and vocals.

I Shelagh Buchanan and The Sandy Taylor Trio The Supper Club (see Thu). 8pm. Enjoy jazz from this renowned vocalist accompanied by one of Scotland's finest pianists. while you dine booking on the number above.

I The Blue Notes Cafe Rouge. John Street. 552 4433. 8.30—-l0.3()pm. The blues and otherjazz sounds.

I Live Jazz Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Modern jazz from saxophonist Brian Molley on Sat 12 May and Stuart Gorman Sat 19 May. I Johnny Logue Brewery Tap. l()55 Sauchiehall Street. 339 0643. 9.30pm. Live jazz funk and covers.

I Kurt Wylie Baby Grand (see Thu). 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.


I Kenny Paterson Quintet l9()l. 1534 Pollockshaws Road. 632 0161. 3pm. Scottish jazz singer Paterson leads this quintet featuring Bobby Deans on sax. Sun 13 May only.

I Chris Clark Trio Drum and Monkey. St Vincent Street. 221 6636. 3.30—6.30pm. Mellow mainstream jazz with vocals.

I Michael Deans Jazz Quartet Cottiers Bar. 93 Hyndland Street. 357 5825. 4—7pm. Traditional jazz.

I Bobby Wlshart MacLachlan‘s. 57 West Regent Street. 332 0595. 6pm. Live jazz every Sunday.

I David Jones Pitcher and Piano. 92 West George Street. 353 3003. 8—10pm. Contemporary jazz piano.

I Live Jazz The Supper Club (see Thu). 8pm. Music while you eat with various pianists and singers providing some mellow jazz and easy listening booking on the number above.

I Live Jazz Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Modern jazz from guitarist Graham Scott on Sun 13 May. and vocalist Ruth Lambert who sings in Julie London style on Sun 20 May.

I Kerry Tracey Corinthian (see Thu). 10pm—3am. Classic jazz piano in the Ella Fitzgerald mould.

I Jazz DJ Baby Grand (see ThU). 10.30pm.


I Fionna Duncan with The Ronnle Rae Trio MeChuill‘s. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 9pm. Mainstream jazz tunes with this renowned singer.

I Kerry Tracey Corinthian (see Thu). 10pm—3am. Classic. laid-back jazz.


I Bobby Wlshart & 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. The lan Jenkins Combo play their traditional jazz lead by saxophonist Jenkins.

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

70—24 May 200i THE LIST so