Music jazz listings

Mon 11

I Dave Kelly Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £6 (£5). Solo show from The Blues Band's joint lead singer and guitarist.


I Lynne O’Neil The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. 07811 375374. 8pm. Free. Lynne O'Neil supplies the vocals for a night of funky jazz sounds at It‘s Not Over.


I The Blues Band Falkirk Town Hall. West Bridge Street. ()1324 506850. 8pm. £11 (£9). This popular and hard- working British blues outfit. fronted by Paul Jones and Dave Kelly. tour in support of their new album. Scratchin' On My Screen.

Wednesday 13


I Fionna Duncan The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. 07811 375374. 8pm. Free. The renownedjazz vocalist Duncan presents a varied repertoire with something for all musical tastes at Big Swing Face.

I The Standard Bearers Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Ajazzjam session with the Standard Bearers lead by drummer Pat Quinn and loads of guests.


I The Blues Band Carnegie Hall. East Port. 01383 314000. 7.30pm. £12.50 (£10—£11).See Tue 12.


I Scott Hamilton with Brian Kellock Trio The Piping Centre. 30- 34 McPhater Street. 8pm. £8 (call 0141 632 7911 or ()1560 322411 to book in advance). In addition to announcing their first gig of the year. featuring the always popular L'S saxophonist. Jazz Mainstream sound a warning note on the financial ‘tight rope we walk‘. Lochgelly-born Joe Temperley will follow on 28 Mar. also at this venue. and also with the excellent Brian Kellock Trio. Top-class mainstream jazz. but they need your support to keep it going.


I The Goat Stew World Jazz Party The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. ()7811 375374. 8pm. Free. See Fri 8.

I Dave Milligan Trio Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Pianist Milligan and his trio supply a melodic jazz selection from old standards to newer funky tunes.

8—11.15pm.£5 (£344). Popular. veteran

Oates listed below are for one-off and ticketed shows. Oigs are listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Folk 3. World listings compiled by Norman Chalmers.

folk club singer songwriter and guitarist.


OThe Highland Annual Teviot House L'nion. Bristo Square. 9pm. £7. The capital’s yearly Gaelic/Highland party has Fergie Macdonald and Alasdair McCuish with their dance bands upstairs. the downstairs ceilidh

Thursday 28


I Kenny Spelrs and Joe Wright The Star Club. Riverside Club. Fox Street. 569 7287. 8pm. £6 (£4). Subset of the John Wright Band: songs with guitar. fiddle and mandolin.

I The Arlenes, Susan lebet and Richard Anderson The State Bar. Holland Street. 332 2159. 8.30pm. £3. A night of country. rock and folk from London-based Americana band making their Scottish debut. Tequila Mockingbird frontwoman Susan Nisbct gives a solo performance as does local singer/songwriter Richard Anderson.


I Out Of The Bedroom The Waverley. St Mary’s Street. 557 1050. 9pm. Free. Original music only at this weekly event for musicians. and those whojust want to listen. House guitar. keyboard and PA available.


I Kinrlck Falkirk Folk Club. The Polish Club. Arnot Street. 01324 613395. 8.30pm. £5 (£4.50). Fife-based band play and sing Scots and Irish.


I Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahlll Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. 668 2019. 8.30pm. £12.50 (£10). Irish music taken apart and played by hugely celebrated L'S-based duo on fiddle and guitar. See preview.


I Ceilidh Dance Penicuik Bowling Club. Cranston Street. 01968 678610. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). The Bon Accord Band lead the dancing. Presented by Penicuik Venture Scouts.


I Shine Palace Theatre. 9 Green Street. 01563 523590. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£5). Vocal harmony and electro harp from Mary McMaster. Corrina Hewat and Alyth McCormack. New album just released.

Monkton I Allan Taylor Manor Park Hotel. Kilmarnock Road. 01292 313205.

with. among others. Margaret Stewart and Allan MacDonald. and there are more bars and sessions in the basement. Tickets on the door or in advance from the reception desk or Sandy Bells Bar. Forrest Road.

I Cellidhs At The Caley Caledonian Brewery. Slateford Road. 623 8066. 7pm—lam. £6 (£5). Dance in Edinburgh's last Victorian brewery. Live music.


I Charity Flddlers’ Rally Hamilton Town Hall. Lower Auchingramont Road. 01698 452299. 7.30pm. £5. The Caledonian Strathspey & Reel Society.


I Peter llkey and Friends Cafe Cossachok. King Street. 553 0733. 8.30pm. £3. Guitar music. with guest artists.


I Oak Charity The Pleasance Cabaret Bar. The Pleasance. 650 2349. 8.30pm. £3. Various artists. Fundraiser organised by the Wee Folk Club.

I Open MIc Southern Bar. South Clerk Street. 667 2289. 7pm. Free. All styles welcome. please bring your own instruments.

Monday 4


I The McCalmans Stirling Folk Club. Terraces Hotel. Melville Terrace. 01786 472268. 8pm. £5 (£4). Humour. and three-part harmony.

Wednesday 6 .


0 Bag 0’ Cats Edinburgh Folk Club. Cabaret Bar. The Pleasance. 650 2349. 8pm. £6 (£4—£5). Dick Lee. Rick Bamford. Nigel Richard and others offer Eastern promise and Scottish roots in an exotic fusion of reeds. frets. bagpipes and ercussion.

I A solute Beginners Cellldh Dance Boroughmuir High School. View-forth. Bruntsf'leld. 7.30—9pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Informal environment. no partner necessary.

I Kin Cafe Royal Bistro Bar. West Register Street. 557 4792. 9pm. £1 (performers free). New venue for weekly acoustic open stage. Poetry. comedy.


The SNJO has been a highly creative presence on the Scottish jazz scene since its formation in 1996. If you have missed out thus far, or simply want another chance to enjoy some of their best moments. then this retrospective is for you. The band's director. saxophonist Tommy Smith (whose own mUSlC was absurdly described recently as jazz-lite by a Scottish critic who should know better). will lead them thr0ugh a selection of music spanning seven decades of jazz and their own history. from Basie and Ellington to Schneider and Wheeler.

I SNJO play the Queen ’3 Ha//, Edinburgh, on Fri 8 Mar and the RSAMD, Glasgow on Sat 9 Mar.

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songs and music. Performers welcome book a slot before 9pm.


I John Malcolm Dunfermline Folk Club. Thistle Tavern. Baldridgeburn. 01383 729673. 8.30pm. £4 (£3). Singer- songwriter plays blues. Scots trad. and his own material.

Thursday 7


I Allan Taylor The Star Club. Riverside Club. Fox Street. 569 7287. 8pm. £6 (£4). Enduringly popular folk singer-songwriter.


I Celtic Wah Wah Cumbernauld Theatre. Kildrum. 01236 732887. 7.45pm. £8 (£5). Cheerful in-your-face fiddle. percussion. vocals and dance rhythms.

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Abby Newton and Dave Greenberg From the US east coast. Newton (pictured) and Greenberg have teamed their classy cello and fiddle with Edinburgh Clarsach player Patsy Seddon to present a concert of Scottish fiddle music from its high point in the 18th and 19th centuries. St Andrews in the Square, Glasgow. Sun 70 Mar; St Cecilia's Ha//, Edinburgh, Sat 76 Mar.

Bag 0’ Cats Their squalling reeds. be they bagpipe. bass clarinet or soprano sax. are but one ingredient in a unique recipe of sound. Variegated hand percussion and compound-time bouzouki add other dimensions to a brazen band that wears its kilt under a fez. Edinburgh Folk C/ub, g. Wed 6 Mar. The Highland Annual Edinburgh's legendary dance/concert/ceilidh/session/part

y presenting. on three floors. the best in Gaelic song (Margaret Stewart), piping (Allan MacDonald). dance bands (Fergie MacDonald) and much. much more. Teviot House Union, Edinburgh, Sat 2 Mar.


I The John Wright Band Falkirk Folk Club. The Polish Club. Arnot Street. 01324 613395. 8.30pm. £5 (£4.50). Easy- on-the-ear Scots song-based trio from the Scottish Borders featuring vocalist John Wright.

Friday 8


I Glasgow Gaelic Musical Association GilmorehillG12. University Avenue. 330 5522. 7.45pm. £5. The choir celebrate its 109th year. and sings in Gaelic and English.


I Horse St Bride's Centre. Orwell Terrace. 346 1405. 7.30pm. £10 (£8). Cult Glasgow woman singer-songwriter Horse MacDonald plays a special concert to raise money for ENCAT.


I Lindlsfarne St Bride's Centre. Orwell Terrace. 346 1405. 8pm. £12 (£10). The Geordie boys behind the 70s hits Fug ()II The Tyne and Meet Me ()n The Corner.