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 Jazz At The Trafalgar Suite Waterloo Buffet. .3 Waterloo Place. 556 7597. 8pm. £3. Mainstream. progressive and experimental jazz from the resident trio of Ian Millar. Dominic Spencer and Des Travis. plus gtiests.
I The Glenn Miller Tribute Orchestra Vikingar 'l‘heatre. (ireenoek Road. 01475 689777. 7.30pm. £12.50 (£1 1.50). Popular jaw and swing hits from the Miller hand
I Jazz ‘n’ Jive Club I-'airmile Inn. 44 Biggar Road. 312 8243. 8pm. £4 (£3). 'I‘raditional and New Orleans jazz with the Louisiana Ragtime Band and The Spirits of Rhythm.
I The Tolbooth Launch Weekend Tolbooth Theatre. Broad Street. 01786 473544. To mark the opening weekcnd of this new arts venue. there will be live music performances. workshops and other entertainment. (‘ome along and enjoy the variety of different events and activities on offer.
I The Fourth Chair Rothes Halls. Rothes Square. ()1592 61 l 101. 8pm. £8 (£6~£7 ). Tenor sas'ophonist Nick McCallum. double bassist (irant Tyne and guitarist Stuart (‘unningham play the music of(‘harlie Parker. Miles Davis and Duke Iillington.
I Glen Miller Tribute Orchestra Carnegie Hall. liast Port. 01383 314000. 8pm. £12.50 (£10.50 £11.50). See'l‘hu 6.
Isle of Islay
GBlack Bottle Islay Jazz Festival Various venues. Islay. Assembly Direct (0131 553 400) stig- gest you hook accommodation and tick- ets early if you are planning a ja/l weekend on this beautiful island. The opening night features Tommy Smith‘s superb solo show Alone At Last (Round Church. 7pm). and late night I.atin- meets—(‘eltic shenanigans with Salsa (‘eltiea (Ramsay Ilall. 10.30pm).
I Charlie Boyle and George Lyle Brel. 39 43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3pm. Free. (‘ontemporary jau.
I The Tolbooth Launch Weekend Tolbooth 'I’heati‘e. Broad Street. 01786 473544. See liri 7.
I Linlithgow Jazz Club Burgh Halls. The (‘ross. 01506 844600.
8 1 1pm. £3 £8 (children free). New Orleans and traditional style ja/l from the resident West lind Jazz Band and special guests.
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I The Glenn Miller Tribute Orchestra l'alkirk‘ Town Hall. West Bridge Street. 01324 506850. 8pm. £1 1 (£10). See Thu 6.
Isle of Islay
0 Black Bottle Islay Jazz Festival Various venues. Islay. :\ husy programme in the festival today. Highlights include sasophonists Martin Kershaw (RSI’B (‘cntre. noon) and Konrad Wisniew ski (Marine Hotel. 1pm) leading their own hands. an out- ing for the excellent '1'rio.-\.'\B (Islay House. 8pm). and a I.adies of Jan pre- sentation with singers 1’ionna Duncan. (‘athie Rae and local lass Sheena Smith (Bruichladdich Hall. 9pm).
0Gilad Atzmon Quartet Iron 'l'lieatre. 63 'l‘rongatc. 552 4267. 7pm. £5 £7 (£19.95 inc dinner). London- hascd Israeli sa\ and clarinet player Atzmon performs music from his latest album. ‘Nostalgico’. See preview.
I Anatholi Bulkin Trio Havana. 50 Hope Street. 248 4466. 9pm. £11K. Swedish guitar sensation leads his own trio. See preview.
I Jazz At The Trafalgar Suite \Vatet‘loo Buffet. 3 \Vatci'loo Place. 556 7597. 8pm. £3. See Thu 6.
I The Tolbooth Launch Weekend 'l'olhootl) 'l‘healt'e. Broad Street. 01786473544. See Hi 7.
Isle Of Islay
GBlack Bottle Islay Jazz Festival \ttt’ltuls venues. lsltt}. The final day of the festival launches with a stellar Scottish quartet featuring Konrad \Visniew ski. (‘hick 1.y all. Kenny Iillis and John Rae (.-\rdheg Distillery. 12.30pm). l’ianist Brian Kellock teams up with trumpet maestro (iuy Barker in a duo (Islay Hotise. 4pm). and (Buy will then join saxophonist I.aura MacDonald in a quintet (Marine Hotel. 8pm) for what should he a memorable finale.
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OGilad Atzmon Quartet I’aislcy .'\I'Is (‘eltlt‘cﬁ New Street. 887 111111. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). See Stiii 9.
Wednesday 1 2
OGilad Atzmon Quartet Ilcnry ‘s Ia/x Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £6 (£5). See Sun 9.
I Jazz At The Trafalgar Suite Waterloo Buffet. 3 Waterloo Place. 556 7597. 8pm. £3. Sec Thu 6.
OJohn Nugent Quartet Ilenry ‘s Ja/I Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £6. John \tigent won a lot of friends with his highly accomplished mainstream tenor playing on his previous visits to Scotland. both as lead tenor in the Woody Herman ()i‘cliestra and in small group settings like this one.
I Legends Of Swing l’aislcy Town Hall. :\hhey ('lose. 887 1010. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). Tribute to some of the swing era‘s biggest names - from \at King ('ole to lilla I'iit/gerald.
I Hot Charanga Sauce llenry \ .1a// Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200.
Midnight. £5. The startling I.atin voice of ('ai‘los I’ena fronts a new group playing Bra/ilian son music with ('arrie McKenna (flute). Dave Patrick (piano). Mario (‘arihe (bass).
I Jazz ‘n’ Jive Club I"airmile Inn. 44 Biggai‘ Road. 312 8243. 8pm. £4 (£3). The Diplomats ()f Ja/I join the Louisiana Ragtime Band for more traditional viii/l sounds.
OJohn Nugent Quartet Henry‘s Ja/l Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £6. See Thu 13.
I Legends Of Swing Palaee 'I'heati'e. 9 (ireen Street. (11563 523591). 7.30pm. £8.50 (£7). See Thu 13.
I Capitol Big Band Swing (irccnock:\rts(iui1d. ('amphell Street. ()1475 723038. 7.30 9.30pm. £3.50. (ircenock's very own Big Band make a welcome return to the (iuild keeping it live and lottdl
QGilad Atzmon Quartet Adam Smith 'I‘heatre. Bcnnochy Road. 01592 412929. 8pm. £8.50 (£5.50 £6.50). See Sun 9.
I La Sonera Calavera I'Aalkirk low it Hall. West Bridge Street. 01324 506850. 8pm. £10 includes tapas. (ilasgovv —l)ased hand who specialise in ('uhan son.
I Tom Colquhoun Duo Brcl. 39 43 .\shton lane. 342 4966. 3pm. l‘ree. Duo featuring renowned jax/ and I.atin guitarist (‘olqtihouir
I Groove Diggaz Henry ‘s .la/l Bar. 8 \Im‘rison Street. 467 52111). Midnight. £5. .\ dose of the funk from lidiiihurgh‘s premiere heavyweight soul outfit. featuring vocalist 'l’ony King and the talents of Martin Kershaw on s;l.\. GJohn Nugent Quartet Henry‘s .Ia// Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £6. See Thu 13.
I Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen Hamilton Town Hall. I.ow er .'\uchiiigramont Road. 01698 452299. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£5). 'l‘raditional ja/x from Ball who has been in this game for over 40 years. including a stint as the ltt)ll\e littlttl ()ll [Ii/It' .llun'um/u' (Im/ Iliu’ S/iiiii'.
I Jazz At The Trafalgar Suite \Vatei'loo Buffet. 3 Waterloo Place. 556 7597. 8pm. £3. Sce Thu 6.
I Choro Escoses Henry ‘s .la/l Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Mario ('arihe‘s new I.atin styled group bringing the sound and rhythm of his native San I’aulo.
I The Blues Band and Lights Out By Nine (‘orn l-iveliange. 665 2240. 8pm. £12.50. Hot blues action from The Blues Band. fronted by former Manfred Man singer Paul Jones. Backed up by Scottish iiinc~piccc Rtin act 1.ights()ur By \ine. Part of the lliii/r/i/ielmi .lliivii‘ Iiivli'i'iil.
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I Rab Noakes & The Varaflames Iidinhurgh I-‘olk ('luh. ('abarct Bar. 60 The l’leasancc. 650 2349. 7.30pm. £8 (£6). The singer~ songwriter and guitarist performs a
Black Bottle Islay Jazz Festival The festival provides an ideal excuse for a jaunt to the beautiful island of Islay (and its acclaimed distillerieS). Highlights include Salsa Celtica. Trio AAB. Tommy Smith's solo project. and trumpeter Guy Barker working with two of Scotland's finest. pianist Brian Kellock and saxophonist I.aura MacDonald. Various venues. /s/ay. Fri 7-—Sun .9 Sep.
Gilad Atzmon Quartet Saxophonist Gilad Atzmon's fiery style has won him great acclaim. both with his own bands and in his more pop—oriented work with Ian Dury. Robbie Williams and others. See preview. Tron [heat/e. Glasgow. Sun .9 Sop; New Theatre. Paisley. flies I I Sep:
Her iry Ja// Ce/i’ai: Edinburgh. Wed I? Sep: Adam Smith
Theatre, Kirkca/dt: fri [/1 Sop. John Nugent Quartet The New York based tenor saxophonist is the lead tenor in the Woody l lerinan Orchestra. but he is also a great small group player. and leads a quartet in his favoured swing—into-bop style. Henry's Jaz/ Cel/ar. Edinburgh. Thu 13 Sat 15 Sep.
hlues. country and folk blend with his full band.
I Be Jongens Driest Henry ‘s .Ia/l Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). 'l'hree—piece brass ensemble from Holland who play powerful tip—heat fan and world music.
I Jazz At The Trafalgar Suite Waterloo Buffet. 3 Waterloo Place. 556 7597. 8pm. £3. See Thu 6.
I De Jongens Driest Henry ‘s .la/l Bar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). See Wed 19.