Rosanna Schura sings with the Will Butterworth Group at Henry’s Jazz
vault fora selection of funk and groove numbers. Part of The Glenmorangie Glasgow Jazz l'eslii'al.
I Chris Clark City Cafe. Finnieston Quay. 240 1002. 9pm. Free. See Thu 5. I The Black Star Steel Band Mc(‘huill's. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 9.30pm. Free. See Sat 7.
I Bobby Wishart Quintet Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 10pm. Free. Another guise for saxophonist Wishart. whose young quintet play a range of jazz sounds. Part of The Glenniorangie Glasgow Jar: l'eslival.
I Mike Stern Band The Old Fruitmarket. Albion Street. 287 551 l. 10.30pm. £13 (£1 1 ). Mike Stern ctit his musical teeth playing with the likes of Miles Davis (twice). Jaco Pastorius and David Sanborn. but went on to establish his own reputation as a ﬂuent and inventive rock-influenced jazz guitarist. He leads his own quartet for this gig. Part of The Glenmoz‘angit' Glasgoii' Jar: festival.
I Late Night Jazz Club Glasgow Marriott Hotel. 500 Argyle Street. 226 5577. l lpm~3am. £2 (Free with ticket for one of that day's Jazz Festival concerts). See Thti 5.
I Rumba Caliente Henry's Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. Midnight. £5. New six piece band lead by Salsa (‘eltica trumpeter Toby Shippey. providing the finest in hot raunchy Latin sounds.
I Hung Drawn Quartet Henry‘s Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. See Fri 6.
I National Youth Jazz Orchestra Of Scotland MacRobert. l’niversity of Stirling. ()1786 46108 I. 7.30pm. £8 (£2—£5). NYJoS's vveek-Iong summer school culminates in their annual concert at the MacRobert. The orchestra perform five new commissions by Scottish (or Scotland-based) composers like Tom Bancroft and Laura MacDonald. along with classic and contemporary works.
I Jeannie Maxwell and The Jazzwegians City Cafe. Finnieston Quay. 240 1002. l 1.30am. Free. Dixieland jazz from singer Maxwell and her band. Pan of The Gleimiorangie Glasgoii' Jazz Festival.
I Picante The Beardrnore Hotel. Beardrnore Street. (‘lydebank. 951 6000. l 1.30am. Free entry. This outfit. made up of Scottish scene regulars such as bassist Ricky Steele and drummer Ken Mathieson. play accessible. melodic jazz standards with a dash of Latin to spice things tip. A jazz. ‘brunch' is served from 1 1.30am. Part of The Gleiiniorangie Glasgow Jazz Festival.
Bar, Edinburgh Thu 5 Jul
I Jazz Motion Princes Square. 48 Buchanan Street. 221 ()324. 2pm. Free. A blend of jazz improvisation and movement featuring George Lyle. Raymond McDonald. Stuart Brown. lilspeth Dickie. Paul Harrison and lirick Valentine Mauricia. Part of The Glemnorangle Glasgow Jar: l'eslli'al.
I Strathclyde Youth Jazz Orchestra The Old Fruitmarket. Albion Street. 287 5511. 2pm. £7 (£5). SYJ() is an exact contemporary of the Jazz Festival. having been formed to participate in the first event. and chose to retain their name even alter the demise of Strathclyde Region. They have been ever- present at the festival under the leadership of their director. Bobby Wishart. and have unearthed a number of players who have gone on to make a mark on the jazz scene over the years. Part of The Glezimorangie Glasgow Jaz.‘ l'eslli'al.
I Ruth Lambert THO ()blomov ((‘andleriggsL 24 ('andleriggs. 552 4251. 2.30pm. Free. Jazz. vocalist Lambert is accompanied by Graham Thomson on guitar and John Allen on double bass. Part of The Glezimorangle Glasgow Jar: festival.
I Michiel Borstlap and Tommy Smith Tron Theatre. 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 4pm. £10 (£8). A double bill of solo performances. Dutch pianist Michiel Borstlap won the 1996 Thelonious Monk Award for composition. and impressed on his earlier visits to Scotland with his trio. Tommy Smith presents his solo saxophone creation Alone At Last (funded by his (‘reative Scotland award). in which he makes very effective use of both real time and pre-recorded digital electronics within the live performance. Part of The Glenmorangle Glasgow Jazz Festival.
I George Ogilvie’s Dixielanders Merchant Square. Bell Street. 552 3552. 5pm. Free. The best in traditional and New Orleans jazz. Part of The Glenmorangie Glasgow Jazz festival. GThe Brecker Brothers and Tom McNiven Quartet The Old Fruitmarket. Albion Street. 287 551 1. 8pm. £16 (£14). The Brecker Brothers made their initial reputations as jazz-funk stars in the 70s. but both saxophonist Michael and trumpeter Randy are great jazz players in more acoustic settings. and will be featured in that context here. in an excellent quintet with the sensation- al David Kikoski (piano). Peter Washington (bass) and (‘arl Allen (drums). The Tom McNiven Quartet will open proceedings in the last of the main- stage quartets. It should be a memorable finale. although there is still a bit of late- night music left for those not yet fully jazzed-out. Part of The Glenmorangie Glasgow Jazz festival.
I Turka (‘afe Cossachok. 10 King Street. 5530733. 8.30pm. Free. A mix of Latin. East European and gypsy jazz. Part of The Glenmorangie Glasgow Jaz: festival.
I DJ Oscar Bar 91. 91 (‘andleriggx 552 521 1. 9pm. Free. Playing the best in jazz. funk and soul sounds. Part of The Glenznorazrgre Glasgow .IaS.‘ I'eslii‘al.
I Marie Murphy Quartet Tron Theatre. 6.3 Trongate. 552 4267. 9.30pm. £6 (£4). Vocalist Murphy returns to her native Glasgow with her band including London based pianist Leon Greening. Part of The Glenmoz‘aiigie Glasgow Jar: l‘evln'al. I Kudu Mc('huill's. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 9.30pm. Free. DJ spinning the best in jazz sounds. Part of The Glenmorangie Glasgow Jar: T‘t'slll’tll. I Brian Molley Quartet Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 10pm. Free. See Thu 5.
. Late Night Jazz Club (ilasgow Marriott Hotel. 500 Argyle Street. 22o 5577. llprn 3am. £2 (Free with ticket for one of that day‘s Jazz Festival concerts). See Thu 5.
I B 3 King Princes Street Gardens. 473 3600. 7pm. £17 £33. The legendary blues guitarist plays an open air gig. Don't expect anything you haven't heard before. but B B rarely fails to deliver the goods.
OJohn Etheridge Trio Henry's Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £6 (£5). Guitarist John litheridge. whose wide-ranging musical associations include working with Soft Machine. Stephane Grappelli. Danny. Nigel Kennedy (before he dropped the Nigel) and Andy Summers. pays a rare visit to Scotland with his trio.
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I Centre Stage Jazz Club The Auld Hundred. 100 Rose Street. 225 1809. 8.30pm. £2. Mainstream. progressive and experimental jazz from the resident Dominic Spencer Trio. plus guests.
Wednesday 1 1
I The Standard Bearers Henry's Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). A classic mainstream jazz outing with the Standard Bearers. led by drummer Pat Quinn. The second set will be a jam session.
I Quinteto Cubanito 1-11 Barrio. 104 West Port. 229 8805. 10pm. Free. Live son. guaracha and salsa from this Cuban band.
I Martin Kershaw Quartet Henry's Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). The saxophonist leads his acoustic quartet. I The First Take Blues Band Tirnberbush. 28 Bernard Street. Leith. 476 8050. 8.30pm—s0.30am. Free. See Thu 5.
I Quinteto Cubanito til Barrio. 104 West Port. 229 8805. 10pm. Free. See 'ed 11.
I Desafinado Henry's Jazz. Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. Midnight. £5. Highly danceable mix of Brazilian jazz from this live piece.
I Quinteto Cubanito til Barrio.
104 West Port. 2298805. 10pm. Free. See Wed 1 1.
I Graeme Scott Trio Brel. 3943 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3pm. Free. Young guitarist Graeme Scott leads his trio.
Chick Corea Trio (:lllt‘lx (it rrm continues to explore hrs traderriarls melody linet; and l atrn rntlea‘tv-tl rhythms With an appealing freshness and t;i)()ttt.'lnt‘-!t‘. 1hr: pléllllSlS current trio partners, bassist Avrshar (lotion and drummer .Jett Ballard. also rilav rn l118l)£111(l0l1(j111.(111(llltt'll(-tltl)ttilt‘y, is Ol)‘.’l()(1$3. O/(l l .'t//l/7).’1.'h<’l. Glasgow. in 6‘ Jul
The Brecker Brothers Mrctraot and Randy l()1i§ttls(;‘ the jazz it Ms fusion of their youth for a strong looking acoustic jazz outtrt. ‘.‘.’llll the sensational Dav'rd 1<rkoskr on piano. Peter Washington on trans. and drummer Carl Allen. lliat Class‘rr; (iurntet seerrrs; llllllistd‘, li‘ break rnto a chorus of '1 ast llrv'or' (although you never (:an tell), but should serve up some ll1(:l11()l£tl)l(} nrusrt: to close the Glerrrrrorangre Jazz Festival. Old / r'u/t/na/Ael. G/asgow. Sun 8 Jul.
John Etheridge Trio Nothing if not eclectic. guitarist .Jolrn Etherrdge has l)l1()(l lllf‘) skills alongside artists ranging trorn Soft Machine to Stephane (.‘rraririellr and Nigel Kennedy. Henry's; Jazz Cellar. Edinburgh, Sun 8 Jul.
I Vegas featuring Big Bad
Voodoo Daddy Barrowland. 244
Gallovvgate. 552 4601. 9pm 2am. £12. Vegas celebrates its west coast first birthday with (S swing/lounge rev rvahsts Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (ll\ c) and lllc ltcsl in easy listening and scintillating swing.
I Goddard Henry ‘s Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. Midnight. £5. These up-and-coming tunksters play a selection of original and classic tunes. featuring vocalist Jeremy Goddard.
I Chris Grieve Quartet llcni'y “s
Jazz Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200.
8.30pm. £5. A great band headed by trombonistGrieve.
I Nigel Clark Trio Henry ‘s Jazz Bar. s
Morrison Street. 467 530i). S3l1pn). £5
(£4). Guitarist Nigel ('lark (lorrnerly ot Hue and (’ry ) joins hassman law an Vernal (formerly ol Deacon Blue) and drummer
Mike Bradley for an accessible selection
of jazz and Latin tunes. Watch out tor“ the imminent release of Nigel's first album in a new recording deal with the New York
based Arkadia Jazz label. }
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