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 Mathleson.
I Reld Anderson Quintet Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £7. Arguably the leading light in the new wave of New York jazz composers and bandleaders. See previevv.
I Glasgow Jazz Record Club Unitarian Church Centre. 72 Berkeley Street. 221 3154. 7.30pm. £2 (£1 for members. vvith a 5 join tip fee). Jazz record club and discussion group. visitors welcome. Further details from Iirnie Speirs. l4 Glendce Road. Renfrevv. PA4 OAD. 0141 886 2949. Guest speaker Jack Finlay presents ‘It‘s That Man Again'.
I Rumba Caliente Henry ‘s Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. midnight. £5. .\'evv six piece band lead by Salsa Celtica trumpeter Toby Shippey. providing the finest in hot raunchy Latin sounds.
I Jazz ’n’ Jive Club l’airmile Iiiit. 44 Biggar Road. 312 8243. 8pm. £6 (£5). The Louisiana Ragtime Band and The Spirits of Rhythm are joined by special guest Daniel Vernhettes on trumpet.
I Reid Anderson Quintet Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £7. See Thu 28.
I Tommy Smith Cumbernauld Theatre. Kildrum. 01236 732887. 7.45pm. £8 (£5). Ambient jazz from saxophonist Tommy Smith.
I The Charlie Boyle Quartet Brel. 39—43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3pm. Free. Innovative jazz guitarist leading his band through original compositions.
I Reid Anderson Quintet (CA. 350 Sauchichall Street. 352 4900. 8pm. £8 (£6). See Thu 28. This concert also includes the premiere of a new piece by Tom Bancroft for live musicians and electronics. with saxophonist Julian Arguellcs.
I George Penman’s Candlelight Club St Andrew‘s In The Square. Off Saltmarket. St Andrew's Street. 548 6020. 8.30pm. £5. An evening of laid— back classic jazz from this old master. Booking essential if meal is required.
I Melting Pot Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. midnight. £5. Trumpeter Colin Steele (Midnight Blue Band) leads his six-piece through a dancetloor-mindcd jazz set. with the
em hasis on the funk.
I adlotones The Pleasance Cabaret Bar. 60 The Pleasance. 650 2349. 7.30pm. £4—£5. National Steel-led acoustic blues from this trio. previevv ing tracks from their forthcoming album.
I Marlo Carlbe Quintet llenry ‘s Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Latin llavoured jaz/ from this excellent Brazil-born bassist. accompanied by some stars of the Scottish scene. in the shape of
saxophonist Martin Kershavv. guitarist Malcolm McFarlane. pianist Brian Kellock atid drummer .Iohn Rae.
0 Ross Hamilton Quartet The Beat Jaz/ Basement. 1 Chambers Street. 0781 1 375374. 8pm. l‘ree. The inaugural night of Dovvn With It a night promising ‘jazz. funk and lire' as Scotland's latest jaz/ venue opens its doors to the public. Tonight featuring the talents of funky bass maestro Ross Hamilton and his band.
I Eddie Severn Quartet Henry‘s Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Trumpet and flugelhorn player leads his quartet.
I Jazz At The Trafalgar Suite Waterloo Buffet. 3 Waterloo Place. 556 7597. 8.30pm. £3. Mainstream. progressive and experimental jazz from the resident trio lan Millar. Dominic Spencer and l)es Travis pltis guest appearances.
I The Usual Suspects The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. 07811 375374. 8pm. Free. 1-‘octisiiig on the hottest young jazz players in Scotland. lead by Bill Kyle on drums.
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I Craig McMurdo 8. The Swing Kings The Beat .la/z Basement. I Chambers Street. (1781 l 37.5374. 8pm. Free. ()ne of Scotland's most successful svving vocalists and his band perform at this opening nigltt for nevv vocal revue It's Not Over.
I The Fleamarket and Moth La Belle Angcle. llastie's Close. 225 7536. 9pm. £4.50 (£3.50). A double bill of local ftinksters including The l’lcamarket. vv ho Used to go by the unvv ieldy name of Weatherdane.
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I Linda Fletcher Trio Brel. 39—43
Asltton Lane. 342 4966. 8.30pm. free. A night of easy listening gems and lounge
intisic from the trio. also featuring Scott
Madden and (ieorge l._va|l.
I Freddie King The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. ()781 I 375374. 8pm. Free. Renovv ned vocalist around Iidinburgh and London and lather of a vvholc jazz family. King brings his bebop-influenced sound to The Beat's nevv jump. jive and svv ing night Big vaing Face. every Wed.
I Bag 0’ Cats Edinburgh Folk Club. Cabaret Bar. 60 The Pleasance. 650 2349. 8pm. £6 (£4—£5). Iixotic soundscapes vvhich fuse folk. jazz and vvorld sounds from this five-piece. featuring recent Creative Scotland Avvard recipient Dick Lee.
I Sophie Bancroft Quartet Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Vocalist Bancroft stibtly vveav'cs folk. pop and ja/z influences into a mix of standards aitd contemporary numbers.
I Rumba Caliente The Beat Jazz. Basement. I Chambers Street. 0781 I 375374. 8pm. Free. See l'i'i l. Launclt of the Thu \voi'ld jaz/ night. Beat Root Juice.
0 Paul Harrison with Ari Hoenig Trio Henry ‘s .Ia/z Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £6.50. L'S—based drummer Ari Hoening made a big impression when he played at
the jazz festival with pianist Kenny Werner a couple of years ago. He teams up vvith Paul Harrison in vvhat should be a creative union.
I The Glenn Miller Orchestra Royal Concert Ilall. 2 Sauchichall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £1 l.50--£l9.50. Popular jazz and six ing hits from the 40s vvith this reitovv tied orchestra vvho perform in uniforms of the time.
I The Goat Stew World Jazz Party Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. midnight. £5. World roots. afro beat and Latin llavoured jazz from Toby Sliippey ‘s new six piece band. I New Flesh The Beat Jazz Basement. I Chambers Street. 0781 I 375374. 8pm. £6. A night of hip hop jazz l'usion from this L'K act. See previevv.
I Jazz ’n’ Jive Club Fairmile Inn. 44 Biggar Road. 312 8243. 8pm. £5 (£4). Traditional. .\'evv Orleans and svvinging big band sounds at this Big Band Special. 0 Oskar Gudjonnson and Ethar Gunnarsson Duo/Quartet Henry‘s Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Rekjavik saxophonist (iudjonnson and pianist (iunnarsson will be nevv to most Scottish jazz faits. but the advance vvord of mouth suggests they are not to be missed. They perform as a duo and in a quartet.
I Scottish National Jazz Orchestra Queen‘s I-Iall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8.30pm. £1()—£12.5() (£6). As a special celebration of the S.\'J()'s fifth anniversary. a night of big band classics from the likes of Basic. Iillington. (iil livans and more.
I Ross Hamilton and Scotland Yard The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. 07811 375374. 10.30pm. £2—£3. Ross Hamilton on double bass injects some live. improvised funk into the Scotland Yard crevv's MCs and mixing at this opening night of this nevv live/club mash tip Trouble At The Blue Note.
I RSNO Big Band Palace Theatre. 9 (ireen Street. 01563 523590. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£5). Sixteen members of the RS.\'() bring to life the hits of the svving era. from (ilenn Miller to Count Basie.
0 Paul Harrison with Ari Hoenig Trio Dundee Rep. Tay Square. 01382 223530. 10.30pm. £4 (£3). See Thu 7.
I Burt MacDonald Quartet Brel. 39—43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3pm. Iiree. Inventive and atmospheric jazz from this vvell-established outfit. led by Raymond MacDonald (saxes) and (ieorge Burt (guitar).
I Scottish National Jazz Orchestra RSAMI). l()() Renfi‘evv Street. 332 5057. 8pm. £11 (£6). See Fri 8.
I S-oundbone 8. The Funk-Out- Fit Henry 's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. midnight. £5. .\'evv band from trombonist Chris (ireive vvith drummer Paul Mills that specialise in soul. funk and jazz unsurprisingly.
C? Paul Harrison with Ari Hoenlg Trio Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £6.50. See Thu 7.
I Zero dB and Terri Pace The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. 07811 375374. 10pm. £5—£7. Fluid Ounce Records night vvith a DJ set front '/.ero dB and his jazz funk/disco house fusion featuring a live PA front Terri Pace performing ‘Turn Off The Lights'.
iii Paul Harrison-Ari Hoening Trio Paul Harrison picked up a prestigious best student award in his year at the Guildhall. but has now brought his creative talents back to the Edinburgh scene. The pianist teams up here with US- based drummer Ari Hoening. a sensation on his only previous visit With Kenny Werner. Henry's Jazz Cellar, Edinburgh, Thu 7 Mar & Sat 9 Mar; Rep Theatre, Dundee, Fri 8 Mar.
Oskar Gudlonnson and Ethar Gunnarsson Duo/Quartet Iceland isn't the most obvious spot to look for exceptional jazz talent. but advance word on this pair suggests that is precisely what to expect. The Rekjavik-based saxophonist (Gudjonnson) and pianist (Gunnarsson) perform in both duo and quartet settings. Henry's Jazz Cellar. Edinburgh, Fri 8 Mar.
The Beat Jazz Basement This well-established jazz pub (it used to be Cellar No 1) has been refurbished. and plans a revamped seven-night music policy. mixing jazz. world beat and various crossover styles. with each night having a set theme. Beat Jazz Basement, Edinburgh, night/y from Sun 3 Mar.
Opening night of new cool house funk crossover club night Jack Your Boots L'p.
I Big Band Concert St Columba Church. King Street Hall. 01436 674239. 7.30—l0.30pm. £5. Tvvo military bands from Faslane Military Base perform a mix of military and popular music in the St Columba Church.
I The Be Good Tanyas Tron Theatre. 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 8pm. £7.50. All fentale trio combining folk. jazz. gospel and country.
I USB The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. 0781 I 375374. 8pm. Free. High energy jazz fusion at L'SB at another Down With It shovvcase.
I Louise Gibbs Henry‘s Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Strong. clear vocals from this London based jazz singer. vvho‘s recent album of Duke Ellington classics has received critical acclaim.
I Jazz At The Trafalgar Suite Waterloo Buffet. 3 Waterloo Place. 556 7597. 8.30pm. £3. See Sun 3.
I The Usual Suspects The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. 07811 375374. 8pm. Free. See Moi) 4.
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