Music jazz listings
Fri 26, Edinburgh
I Sidewinder The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. (1781 I 375374. 8pm. £3~£4 (free before £I0pm). lixpect three sets starting at 10.30pm (approx). Sonia record signing Sidewinder with a mix of jazz. and down-tempo electronica. including live vocals. flute and percussion. As part of the Trottble At The Bltte Night club.
I Fionna Duncan Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 52(10. 8.30pm. £5. Renowned jazz vocalist Duncan presents a varied repertoire with something for all mttsical tastes.
I Brian Auger & Oblivion Express La Belle Angele. Hastie's Close. 225 7536. l0.30pm. £9 £10. Sixties survivor Brian Auger was one of the originators of high energy. funked tip. blues based. Hammond organ heavy jazz. Playing at funk club Big Beat as part of Irr'p'lyi'li. See feature.
I An Audience with William Parker Tolbooth Theatre. Jail Wynd. 01786 274000. 6pm. £12 (£8); two day and weekend passes available. One of the world's most respected free jazz bassists performs with the Hamid Drake Duo and later with his own quartet. Part of Stirling's avant garde music festival Le like/(end. See preview.
I Jazz ’n’ Dine llovvden Park Centre. Hovvden. 01506433634. 8pm. Inc supper £15 (£12). Suzanne Bonnar and Mario Caribe perform a mix of smooth. bluesy jazz with a Latin influence.
I The Michael Deans Quartet Brel. 39 43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3pm. Free. Quartet lead by tenor saxnian l)eans. I Cinematic Orchestra (ieorge Square. 0870 220 1116. 7pm. £8. This Ninja Tune jazz collective provide a live score to Vertov's .lluii Hit/1A .llorie Camera. Purl (it'ri'i/i'lyi'li. See feature.
I Pharoah Sanders Quartet The Old Fruitmarket. Albion Street. 287 5511. 8pm. £14. See Fri 26. Part u/‘iri‘p‘lyi-li. See feature.
I Subie Coleman Henry‘s Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 52(10. midnight. £5. Vocalist Coleman. who has prev iotisly worked with the Midnight Bltte band. delivers an incredible range of songs. from mellow ballads to tip tempo RtﬁB cuts.
I The Joe Locke Quartet and HeadZHead The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 Bridge Street. 8pm. £10. Yet another new jazz bar for lidinburgh. The programme will mainly feature local musicians. btit drummer Bill Kyle launches his new venture in style with a double bill featuring his own Head2Head. and a hand led by New York's vibes master Joe Locke. featuring the titanic drumming of Jeff "fain' Watts.
I Brian Kellock Trio Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £6.50. Tunes from The Brian Kellock Trio. fronted by internationally respected pianist Kellock. with John Rae on drums and Kenny Iillis on bass.
I Keiji Haino and Maher Shalal Hash Baz 'lolhooth 'l‘heatre. Jail \Vy-nd. 01786 274000. 2pm. £12 (£8): two day pass £20 (£13.50). Starting off with a selection of screenings focusing on the free jazz scene. then live show s from one of the founding figures of Japanese experimental rock Haino. and the truly avant garde sound of Malier Shalal llain Baz. Part of Stirling's alternative music festival l.(‘ lli'('/x‘('lt(/. .Si'r' preview;
I Adrian Byron Burns String Jain Cltib. Salmon lnn. Batik Street. 01750 20538. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). See Thu 25.
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Richard Thompson once said: ‘There are only three white blues singers. and Geoff Muldaur is at least two of them.’ The singer and guitarist has an impressive pedigree as a solo artist. going back to his mid-(30s folk-blues albums for Prestige. He is a respected producer and arranger as well as a performer. and has composed soundtrack music for film and teIeVision.
He has worked with a whole wagon- Ioad of notables. from Paul Butterfield and Amos Garrett (who is also coming to Scotland soon) to Jerry Garcia and John Cale. not to mention his former wife. singer Maria lvluldaur.
(Kenny Mathieson) I Geoff Mu/daur plays at Henry's Jazz Cellar. Edinburgh, on Wed 8 May
I Mud In Your Ear \Vynd 'I‘heaire. Bticcleuch Street. 01896 823854. 8pm. £8. Acoustic blues jam with Alan Jones and Fraser Speirs.
I Cinematic Orchestra (itasgow Film Theatre. 12 Rose Street. 332 8128. 3pm. £8. See Sat 27. I’ui'l (if/ri/t'lfvi‘lt. See feature
I USB The Beat Jazz Basement. l Chambers Street. 0781 I 375374. 8pm. £2 (free before 1 lpm). lixpect three sets starting at l0.30pm (approx). lliglt energy jaz/ funk ftisioit.
I The Joe Locke Quartet and HeadZI-Iead The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 Bridge Street. 8pm. £10. See Sat 27.
I Adrian Byron Burns Henry 's Jaz/ Cellar. S Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £6 (£5). See Thu 25.
I Jazz At The Trafalgar Suite Waterloo Buffet. 3 Waterloo Place. 550 7507. 8.30pm. £3. Mainstream. progressive and experimental jazz from the resident trio Ian Millar. Dominic Spencer and l)es Travis pltis guest appearances.
I The Flip The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. 07811 375374. 8pm. £2 (free before £1 1pm). Iixpect three sets starting at l0.30pm (approx ). Classic jazz with a modern twist from drtimiiiei' Bill Kyle and an ever changing line-tip.
I Ian MiIIar aitd Dominic Spencer The Scores Hotel. 70 The Scores. 8.30pm. £3. Contemporary saxophone attd piano dtto.
I The Beckworth Trio The Beat Jaz/ Basement. l Chambers Street. (1781 I 375374. 8pm. £2 (free before £1 lpm). lixpeet three sets starting at 10.30pm (approx). The blues and tnore at Scotland's newest vocal revue Its Not ()v er.
I Band Of H.M. Royal Marines Scotland Albert llalls. l)ttittbarton Road. 01786 473544. 7.30pm. £10.50 (£91. See ilillll 25.
I Fat Sam’s Swing Band The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. 0781 I 375374. 8pm. £2- £3 (free before £10pm). lixpect three sets starting at l0.30pm (approx). Join Fat Sam's Swing Band for toe-tapping tunes. covering jump-jive to swing. from jazz greats like (ilen Miller and Fats Domino.
I The Standard Bearers Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. A jazz jam session with the Standard Bearers lead by drummer Pat Quinn and loads of guests.
I The Usual Suspects The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 Bridge Street. 9pm. Free. Focusing on the hottest yottng jazz players in Scotland. all lead by Bill Kyle on drttms as they run through a series of standards.
I Nigel Clark Trio Canvas. 62 Albion Street. 552 2101. 8pm. £5. (iuitarist Nigel Clark (formerly of Hue and Cry) joins bassmaii liwan Vernal (formerly of l)eacon Blue) and drummer Mike Bradley for an accessible selection ofjazz and Latin tunes at new jazz club night Sidewinder.
I Tony King Collective The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. (17811 375374. 8pm. £2 £3 (free before £10me. lixpect three sets starting at l0.30pm (approx 1. Freestyle ftink with vocals from Tony King.
I The Hub Henry 's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 407 5200. 8.30pm. £5. New York avant-garde jazz trio who count Charles Ives. Busta Rhymes and Slayer as influences. Sliotild be interesting.
Isle Of Bute
I Isle Of Bute Jazz Festival \‘arious \elllles. 01700 502151. Celebration of traditional jazz at this annual festival whose guests this year include Jack ‘Kid' Carter and The ()riental Jazz Band.
I Hot Charanga Sauce Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. midnight. £5. The startling Latin voice of Carlos Pena fronts a new group playing Brazilian son music vv ith Carrie McKenna (Iltite). Dave Patrick (piano). Mario Caribe (bass).
I Quantic The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. 0781 I 375374. 8pm.
£3—£4 (free before £ l0pm). Expect three sets starting at 10.30pm (approx). A night of live beats. I).Is. sax. double bass and percussion from this Brighton producer. I Vente d’Est Henry‘s Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. New jazz ensemble formed by guitarists lain Carleton and Graham High with violinist lan King.
I The BackBeat Band The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 Bridge Street. 9pm. Free. Four-piece electric jazz night featuring the best in local talent.
Isle Of Bute I Isle of Bute Jazz Festival Various- Venues. 01700 502151. See Thu 2.
I Scottish National Jazz Orchestra Falkirk Town Hall. West Bridge Street. 01324 506850. 7.30pm. £10 (£8). Saxophonist Tommy Smith leads the SNJO in a tribute to Count Basie.
I Legends Of Swing Rothes Halls. Rothes Square. 01592 61 1 101. 8pm. £10 (£8—£‘)). Musicians and singers from the BBC Big Band and Syd Lawrence ()rchestra recreate the sounds of Nat King Cole. Ella Fitzgerald and Bing Crosby.
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I Burt MacDonald Quartet Bret. 39—43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3pm. Free. Inventive and atmospheric jazz. Raymond MacDonald and George Bun front. on saxophones and guitar respectively.
I Soundbone & The Funk-Out-Fit Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. midnight. £5. New band from trombonist Chris (‘rreive with drummer Patil Mills that specialise in soul. fttiik and jazz unsurprisingly.
I The Piano Trio The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 Bridge Street. 2.30pm. Free. Regular piano afternoon session featuring various pianist and their trios.
I Ailsa McCreary Quartet Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Canadian jazz vocalist MacCreary returns from foreign climes with the Patti Harrison Trio.
I The Bridge House Band The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 Bridge Street. 9pm. Free. A regular live-piece with a variable line-up playing specially commissioned arrangements.
Isle Of Bute I Isle of Bute Jazz Festival Various Venues. 01700 502151. See Thu 2.
I Brazilian Fiesta Cafe Cossachok.
Russian Cultural Centre. 10 King Street.
553 0733. 8.30pm. £5 (£3). Singer Lynne ()‘Neill joins Kesha for a night of steamy South American jazz.
I Becc’s Brunch The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 Bridge Street. 1pm. Free. Australian vocalist Becc Sanderson aitd her trio host this jazz brunch session.
I Soul Stream Boss The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. 0781 1 375374. 8pm. £2 (free before £1 1pm). lixpect three sets starting at 10.30pm (approx). A night of jazz grooves and trombone funk.
I None Of The Above Bongo (‘Itih 14 New Street. 558 7604. 8.30pm. £8 (£6). None Of The Above returns with its usual eclectic line-up including Mr McFall's Quartet (a Scottish Chamber Orchestra splinter group). Hung Drawn Quartet (quality jazz and funk) aitd (1an Ceron. I Ross Milligan Quartet Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Blues and fttnk from this sophisticated guitarist.