, Stirling

I Eddie Walker Stirling Folk Club.

Terraces Hotel. 4 Melville Terrace. ()1786

472268. 8pm. £5 (£4). Original folk- blues from this singer and exceptional ragtime guitarist.

St Andrews

I Ian Miller and Dominic Spencer The Scores Hotel. 76 The Scores. 8.30pm. £3. Contemporary saxophone and piano duo.

Tuesday 20


I Swing A Song Of Ella Tron Theatre. 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 7pm. £7 (£5; £19.95 inc. dinner). Vocalists Stephen Duffy and Pat Keating are joined by pianist Alan McPike for this tribute to the first lady ofjazz.


I London Community Gospel Choir Usher Hall. Lothian Road. 228 1155. 7.30pm. £10.50—£12.50. The choir lend their impressive collective voice to soul. swing and blues as well as classic yospel songs.

bWayne Krantz Henry‘s Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200.


8.30pm. £10. See Mon 19.

Wednesday 21


I Three Candiru Tchai-Ovna. 42 Otago Lane. 357 4524. 8pm. £1.50. Eclectic new group lead by drummer Nick Weston.


I Ailsa McReary and Nancy Jenkinson Henry‘s Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Two of the best young jazz vocalists on the scene team up with the Paul Harrison Trio.

I The Sempiternal Hoon Bongo Club. 14 New Street. 558 7604. 9pm. £5 (£4). Jazz funk grooves from The Hoon backed up by a selection oi‘1)Js at The UFO Club.

Thursday 22


I Haftor Medboe Quartet Princes Square. 48 Buchanan Street. 221 ()324. 7.30—9.30pm. Free. Featuring Medboe on guitars and Paul Harrison on piano.

I Scottish Guitar Quartet Queen‘s Cross Church. 870 (iarscube Road. 946

New York-based saxophonist Sam Newsome is best known as the leader of his own world music-influenced Global Unity band. and has cut albums with them for Columbia and Palmetto. Newsome. a soprano sax specialist. was also featured on pianist David Berkman's superb Communication Theory album last year, and it is that association which now brings him to Scotland. Berkman is, of course. something of a regular in these parts now. and Newsome follows him, initially with a gig in Dundee. and then the inevitable baptism by sweat at Henry's. all with a top Scottish rhythm section. (Kenny Mathieson)

I Sam Newsome Quartet plays the Rep Theatre, Dundee, Fri 76 Nov, and Henry ’3 Jazz Cellar, Edinburgh, Sat 77 8. Sun 78 Nov.

6600. 8pm. £15. Lots ofjazz guitar in (ilasgow tonight. l-‘our acoustic guitars play deft and subtle jazz. featuring the talents ofJed Brockie. Nigel Clark. Malcolm Mcl-‘arlane. and most likely Ross Milligan subbing for Kevin MacKenzie. who is otherwise engaged along the M8. lintry includes ‘wine and nibbles’.


Gmo MB Henry‘s Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Trio AAB are Phil and Toni Bancroft (sax and drums respectiver ) and gui- tarist Kevin MacKenzie. The band have just issued a cracking new Cl) (see Record reviews). and will serve up their original brand of innovative but accessi- ble jazz. with the emphasis on collective group improvisation.

I Jazz At The Trafalgar Suite Waterloo Buffet. 3 Waterloo Place. 556 7597. 8.30pm. £3. Sec Thu 15.


I Band Of H.M. Royal Marines Scotland Carnegie Hall. liast Port. ()1383 314000. 7.30pm. £6 (£5): season ticket £25 (£20). Popular concert season featuring music from the classics. shows. film and big band era.


I John Barnes and Roy Williams The Piping Centre. 30—34 McPhater Street. Cowcaddens. 287 551 1. 8pm. £8~-£10. Mainstream Jazz presents two of the major names in [K traditional and mainstream jazz. SitXtipl‘ltmist John Barnes and trombonist Roy Williams join the Tom l-‘inlay Trio in concert.


I Rumba Caliente Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. midnight. £5. .\'ew six piece band lead by Salsa (‘eltica trumpeter Toby Shippey. providing the finest in hot raunchy Latin sounds.

I Brian Carriek’s Algiers Stampers l-‘airmile Inn. 44 Biggar Road. 312 8243. 8pm. £7.50 (£6.50). The Edinburgh Jazz ‘n’ Jive Clth welcomes special guests the Stompers for more traditional jazz and New Orleans sounds. I Scottish National Jazz Orchestra Queen’s Hall. Clerk Street. 668 201‘). 8.30pm. £l()—-£l2.5() (£6). .\'ot to be missed ~ the SNJO take on the music of the great Charles Mingus in their most exciting repertory project to date. See preview.

I Freddie King Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Renowned vocalist around lidinburgh and London and father of a whole jazz family. King brings his bebop sound to Henry's to pay homage to the great jazz singers.


I Incomplete Dominance Dundee Rep. Tay Square. ()1382 223530. 10.30pm. £4 (£2.50). Funky Latin grooves laid on a hard bop backbone.

Saturday 24


I Brian Molley Quartet Brel. 39-43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3pm. Free. Young saxophonist Molley fronts this foursome.

I Scottish Guitar Quartet (CA. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 352 4900. 8pm. £7.50 (£6). See Thu 22.

I Scottish National Jazz Orchestra RSAMI). 100 chfrcw Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £11 (£7). See 1-‘ri 23.


I Masquenada Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. Midnight. £5. A Latin-inflised jazz selection from these former Cafe (irafliti regulars. including Chimp of Salsa Celtica fame on percussion and Colin Steele on trumpet.

I Wayne Krantz Krantz (pictured) combines freewheeling jazz improvisation with the visceral power and drive of rock in his excellent trio. Hand-picked for Steely Dan's comeback world tour in 1997. the New York-based guitarist is equally at home in an intimate club like Henry's. Henry's Jazz Cellar, Edinburgh, Mon

79— Tue 20 Nov.

I Tribute Concert Old friends and former colleagues join forces to pay their respects and celebrate the music of three Scottish musicians who passed in the last year. Tommy Chalmers. Jack Duff and Lindsay Cooper. Artists include Fat Sam '8 Band and the Tommy Sampson Big Band. plus guests. Queen's Hall. Edinburgh, Fri 76 Nov.

I Trio MB The Bancroft twins. Phil (saxophone) and Tom (drums). team up with guitarist Kevin MacKenzie to celebrate the release of their eagerly awaited second album. Wherever / Lay My Home That's My Hat. Innovative but acessible jazz. with group improvisation at its core. Henry's Jazz Cellar. Thu 22 Nov.

I David Milligan Trio Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Pianist Milligan isjoined by bassist Tom 1.yne and drummer Tom Bancroft for funky jazz in a Herbie Hancock/Chick Corca style.


I Kesha Cafe Cossachok. Russian Cultural Centre. 10 King Street. 553 0733. 8.30pm. £5 (£3). Sec Thu 15. Edinburgh

I Ken Hamm Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Canadian lumberjack with a taste for the blues.

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