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.
QScott Hamilton and Brian Kellock Henry's Ja/z (’ellar. 8 .\lorri.son Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £l0. ’l’op American swing sttXtiplltinlsl Scott llamilton teams tip with pianist Brian Kellock in this excellent duo.
I Band Of H.M. Royal Marines Scotland Carnegie Hall. liast Port. 01383 314000. 7.30pm. £6 (£5); season ticket £25 (£20l. Popular concert season featuring music from the classics. shows. film and big band era.
Friday 1 8
I Rumba Caliente Henry's Ja/l ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. midnight. £5. .\'ew six piece band led by Salsa ('eltica trumpeter Toby Shippey. proyiding the finest in hot raunchy Latin sounds.
I Jazz ‘n’ Jive Club l-‘airniile lnn. 44 Biggar Road. 312 8243. 8pm. £4 (£3 ). The Louisiana Ragtime Band and The Spirits of Rhythm are on hand to proyide traditional aitd New Orleans
I Dave Milligan Trio Henry's Ja/l (‘ellatz 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Pianist Milligan and his trio supply a melodic jalz selection from old standards to newer funky tunes.
Saturday 1 9
I Burt MacDonald Quartet Brel. 5‘) 45 Ashton Lane. 542 4966. 3pm. l-‘ree. lnyentiye and atmospheric ja/l (with more than a hint of hop and ethnic influences thrown int from this line quartet. featuring (ieorge Burt (guitar). Raymond .\lacl)onald (.saxesl. (ieorge l.yle (bass) and Alan Pendriegh (drums). 6 Mary Coughlan 'l‘lie ()ltl l-‘ruitmarket. Albion Street. 287 55! 1. 9pm. £l4. Irish chanteuse .\lary (‘oughlan has a w ide-ranging repertoire. stretching from l'olk through rock to iii/I. and that will be reflected here as she tackles material from traditional Irish songs to the music of Jacques Mel and Billie Holiday. l’rll'l Uli(il’llli(‘ ('mtltr'r‘llrmy.
I Cathie Rae Quintet llenry ‘s Ja/I (‘ellttll 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. The first in a double bill of jazz \ocalists at Henry's tonight features classic _ia// Vocal repertoire sung by one of Scotland's most personal singers.
I Subie Coleman Band Henry's Jazz (‘ellaiz 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. midnight. £5. Vocalist (‘oleman. who was preyiously associated with ('al'e (ii'al‘titi's Midnight Blue Band. fronts her own outfit. \\ ith blues. jal/ and soulful tunes.
Edinburgh I Kent Duchaine Henry \ Ja// ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200.
DANA DIXON/LIGHTS OUT AT NINE
Edinburgh Jazz Projects have focused increasingly on the blues since moving to Henry's. where the regular Jazz programme offers ample scope for duplication of effort. The EJP raise the stakes on this occasion Wllll their first promotion at The Queen's Hall. and turn to two popular Scottish acts to do the husmess for them. Singer (and nifty harmonica SSlleSll Dana Dixon’s hard-hitting, electric Chicago style 'f/lll feature alongside the more soul-influence(l Lights Out By Nine. featuring the vocal talents of Al Hughes. lKenny Mathiesoni
I Daria Dixon and L Ights; Out At Nine play The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, on Fri
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8.30pm. £7 (£5). A night of blues from the popular steel guitar maestro.
I Jazz At The Trafalgar Suite Waterloo Buffet. 3 Waterloo Place. 556 7597. 8.30pm. £3. .\lainstream. progressiye and experimental jazz from the resident trio of Ian Millar. Dominic Spencer and l)es 'l‘i'ay‘is. pltis guest appearances.
I Edinburgh Jazz Quintet Dunblane ('alltedral. 01786 46108 1. 5- 4pm. £4 (£2 l. A ja/l concert for all the family. including pop. blues and Latin.
I Lynne O’Neil Trio llenry \ Ja/l (‘ellaiz 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Highly-rated (ilaswegian singer l.y nne ()'.\'eil stipplies the meals for a night of funky jau sounds.
I George Colligan Trio llenry \ Ja// ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £7. .\'e\y York pianist (ieorge ('olligan has established himself as a popular Visitor to Henry 's since his first appearance here at the lidinburgh Jan liestiyal in 2000. Joiitiiig him are Kenny lillis on bass and John Rae on drums.
I The Goat Stew Henry's Ja// ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. midnight. £5. \Vorld roots. alro beat and Latin llayoured ja/l from Toby Shippey 's new si\ piece band.
I Jazz ‘n’ Jive Club l'tlll'lllllC Inn. 44 Biggar Road. 312 8243. 8pm. £4 (£.‘~i. 'l‘he Diplomats ()l' Jan join the Louisiana Ragtime Band for more traditional jan sounds.
I Dana Dixon and Lights Out By Nine Queen's llall. ('lerk Street. 668 201*). 8pm. £10 £l2 (£8 £l0i. lidinburgh Jan Projects present this double bill of the blues featuring \ocalist Dixon and nine- piece band Lights Out By .\’ine.
I Cuong Vu - Pure lleni'y ‘~ Jun ('ellar. 8 .‘ylorrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £7. ['K debtit for this ama/ing trumpeter in his New York trio. See
I Hung Drawn Quartet Brel. 3‘) 43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3pm. Free. This long-running sa\ophone quartet specialise in original and imaginatiye compositions and arrangements.
I Melting Pot llenry 's Ja/x (‘ellaiz 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. midnight. £5. ’l‘rtimpeter (’olin Steele (Midnight Blue Band) leads his six—piece through a dancelloor-minded ja/l set. \\ ith the emphasis on tank.
0 George Colligan Trio lleni-y ‘s .la/l ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £7. See Thu 24.
I Rosanna Schura and the Will Butterworth Group Henry‘s Ja/I (‘ellaiz 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. .»\ contemporary take on law standards from \ocalist Schura. who recently moyed from lidinburgli to London to study w ith 'l‘ina .\lay (nothing like learning from the best. after all l.
I Emily Druce \Vee l‘olk (‘lub. Royal ()ak. lnt'ii'iiiai'y Street. 557 2076. 8.30pm. £3. Acoustic blues from the singer/guitarist in an intimate setting.
I Jazz At The Trafalgar Suite Waterloo Buffet. 3 Waterloo Place. 556 7597. 8.30pm. £.‘\. See Stiii 20.
Mary Coughlan Jazz has always been part of Mary COughlan's (above) varied repertoire of styles and songs. and became more central to it when she played Billie Holiday in a successful stage show in Dublin. Holiday's material features alongside blues. folk. pop-rock and the elegant ballads of JaCCtLleS Brel. Old Fruitmarket. Glasgow. Sat 79 Jan.
George Colligan TrioPianist George Colligan was the first in a steadily lengthening line of New York based musicians taken up by Assembly Direct for regular returns to Henry's. George is now trail- blazing a new venture in occasional jazz gigs at the refurbished Byre as well. Henry's Jazz Cellar. Edinburgh, Thurs 24 8 Sat 26 Jan; Byre Theatre. St Andrews. Sun 27 Jan.
Scott Hamilton and Brian Kellock Tenor saxophonist Scott Hamilton was hailed as the saviour of mainstream jazz in its doldrum days in the 703. and has developed into a Jazz interpreter of the highest class. He is joined here by a kindred spirit. pianist Brian Kellock. Henry '3 Jazz Cellar. Edinburgh, Thu 77 Jan.
0 George Colligan Trio Byre 'l'hcatre. Abbey Street. 0l354 475000. 8pm. £6. .-\ new \entui'e tor the refurbished Byre. in association with Assembly Direct. ('olligan should be a good choice to set the ball rolling. See
I Power Of Scotland Big Band Henry's Ja// (‘ellaiz 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Drummer John
Rae leads a yeritable \\ ho's w ho ot' the Scottish ja/l scene. coming together to play big band charts just for fun?
I Quadrant llenry 's Ja// ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. l’aul Harrison leads this hot new quartet. also featuring the considerable talents of ls'onrad \Vis/niew ski. .»\lun (‘osker and Ross .\liligan.
I Indigo Bongo ('lub. 14 New Street. 558 7604. 9.30pm. £4. l.i\e jal/ and tank at this first birthday party.