I Legends Of Swing Cumbernatild Theatre. Kildruni. 01236 732887. 7.45pm. £l2 (£9). Musicians and singers from the BBC Big Band and Syd Lawrence ()rchestra recreate the sounds of Nat Kiiig Cole. lilla Fitzgerald and Bing Crosby.
I Bob Brozman Wyntl Theatre. Buccleuch Street. 01896 823854. 8pm. £8. An eclectic blend of blues. jazz. country and Hawaiian music (and probably a good bit more as well) from this National steel guitar maestro.
I Late To The Bar! Ramshorn Theatre. 98 Ingram Street. 552 348‘). 10.30pm. £4 (£3). Renowned vocalist l-‘ionna Duncan and her hand invite Scotland‘s leading jazz musicians to come together to perform.
I The Goat Stew World Jazz Party Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. midnight. £5. World roots. afro beat and Latin flavoured jazz from Toby Shippey's new six piece band. I Kovac The Beat Jazz Basement. l Chambers Street. 078] 1 375374. 8pm. £3~£4 (free before 10pm). lixpect three sets starting at l0.30pni (approx). Kovac airs a live set of dance music inﬂuenced jazz recorded especially for Trouble At The Blue Note.
QKurt Rosenwinkel Trio Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £9. New York-based guitarist leads his own trio on his Scottish debut. with Ben Street (bass) and Kersten ()sgood (drums). See preview.
I The BackBeat Band The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 Bridge Street. 478 25l0. 9pm. Free. Pour-piece electric jazz night featuring the best in local talent.
I Peebles Jazz Festival Various Venues. ()l72l 72l207. £18 rover (£5 session). liight bands perform a mix of traditional and Dixieland.
I The Bill Kyle Quartet Brel. 3‘)--43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3pm. Free. lidinbtirgh based jazz group led by drummer Kyle.
I Soundbone 8. The Funk-Out- Fit Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. midnight. £5. New band from trombonist Chris (ireive with drummer Patil Mills that specialise in soul. ftiiik and jazz. unsurprisingly.
I The Piano Trio The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 Bridge Street. 478 25 I0. 2.30pm. Free. Regular piano afternoon session featuring various pianists and their trios. I Fertile Ground The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. 0781 I 375374. 8pm. £7 (£5). lixpect three sets starting at 10.30pm (approx). Afro influenced jazz and soul from Baltimore six-piece Fertile (iround at this Scottish exclusive for cltib night Jack Your Boots l.'p.
I Hung Drawn Quartet llenry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. This saxophone quartet led by Raymond MacDonald play jazz standards. Latin and original numbers. I The Bridge House Band The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 Bridge Street. 478 25l0. 9pm. Free. A regular live-piece with a variable line-up playing specially commissioned arrangements.
I Peebles Jazz Festival Various venues. 0|72l 721207. £l8 rover (£5 session). See Hi It).
I Legends Of Swing Magnum Theatre. llarhourside. (H294 278381. 7.30pm. £tbc. See Thu 0.
I Michel Sadanoswky And The Paris Guitar Trio St Andrew's In The Square. ()ff Saltniarket. St Andrew's Street. 548 6020. 3pm. The award- winning guitarist performs a wide- ranging programme. encompassing everything from Baroque tojazz.
I Becc’s Brunch The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 Bridge Street. 478 25 I0. lpiii. Free. Australian vocalist Becc Sanderson and her trio host this jazz brunch session. I Jan Garbarek L'sher llall. Lothian Road. 228 ll55. 8pm. £l4 £22.50 i£l0 standby). A beguiling mix of cool jazz and folk melodies from this immensely popular Norwegian saxophonist. now reunited with his quartet. featuring Rainer Bruiiinghatis (keyboards). liberhard Weber (bass) and Marilyn Mazur (percussion).
I USE The Beat Jazz Basement. l Chambers Street. 078l I 375374. 8pm. £2 (free before I lpm). See Thu 0.
I Ronnie Rae Trio llenry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Bassist Rae has played with some of the greats and here he unveils his own bop tunes.
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 Konrad Wiszniewski New Blue The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 Bridge Street. 478 25 I0. 9pm. l-‘ree. A new outlit for the award-w inning tenor saxophonist.
I Peebles Jazz Festival various venues. ()l72l 721207. £18 rover (£5 session). See liri It).
I Tim Barella Big Band Clyde Bar. 65 West Clyde Street. (ll-136 673257. 8pm. £5. Swinging jazz and big band classics. with vocals from liddie Toal.
Glasgow I James Taylor Quartet Renfrevv lierry. Clyde Place. 287 55l I. See Thu 9.
I The USA Jazz Quartet The Beat Jazz Basement. l Chambers Street.
()781 I 375374. 8pm. £2 (free before
I lpiti). l-prect three sets starting at l0.30pni (approx). Jazz .-\iiierican-sty le from two Scots (guitarist Nigel Clark and drummer John Rae). an tinglishinaii (saxophonist Martin Kershavv ) and a Brazilian (bassist Mario Caribe).
I The Jam Session The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 Bridge Street. 478 25 I0. ()pm. Free. Regular jazz jam session as various guests drop in tojoiii the David Patrick Trio.
I Ian Millar and Dominic Spencer The Scores Hotel. 76 The Scores. 8.30pm. £3. Contemporary saxophone and piano duo.
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I Freddie King The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. 078l I 375374. 8pm. £2 (free before I lpm). lixpect three sets starting at 10.30pm (approx). Renowned vocalist around lidinbtirgli and London and father of a whole jazz family. King brings his bebop
sound to pay homage to the whole gamut of great jazz singers.
I Gaya St Mary's Cathedral. 300 (ireat Western Road. 337 2862. 7.30pm. £5
(£3 ). A collaborative piece between choreographer lirick Valentine. mime artist lilspeth Dickie. musicians (ieorge Lyle (double bass). Raymond Macdonald (sax) and Stuart Brown (druins/percussion). inspired by the architecture of the Cathedral. l’rirl of l'i'rls'l.
I Average White Band The ()ld tiruitinarket. Albion Street. 287 551 l. 8pm. £ l 2.50 (£ l().50). Almost 30 years after taking the [S by storm. the Scottish funksters continue to tour their own brand of soul. I’url (if/Jig Big Country:
I Becc Sanderson 8. The Counsellors The Beat Jazz Basement. I Chambers Street. 078l I 375374. 8pm. £2 £3 (free before I0pm). lixpect three sets starting at l0.3()pm (approx). Classic rhythm and blues from Australian vocalist Sanderson.
I Daryl Sherman llenry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £7. Classic jazz vocals from this American who's recorded with everyone from Ruby Braff to Ken Peplowski.
I The Usual Suspects The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 Bridge Street. 478 25 I0. ()pm. Free. l‘octising on the hottest young jazz players iii Scotland. all led by Bill Kyle on drums as they i'tiii through a series of standards.
I Titsmo, New Fusion and Ultraviolet Souls Bongo Club. 14 New Street. 558 7604. l0pm. £5. A night ofjazz and ftiiik action.
I High Heel Sneakers Canvas. 62 Albion Street. 552 2 HM. 8pm. £5. This live-piece. fronted by west coast trumpeter Lorne Cowieson. dip into the Blue Note vault fora selection of funk and groove numbers. Also features alto sax soloist of the highest order Paul 'l'owiitlrovv. Part of cool new jazz night Sidewinder.
I The Goat Stew World Jazz Party The Beat Jazz Basement. l Chambers Street. 078l l 375374. 8pm. £2 £3 (free before l0piii). See Fri 10. I Martin Kershaw Quartet llenry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. A new outlit fronted by innovative saxman and Berklee graduate Kersliaw. of (ircen Juice. Rarefaction and (iroovediggaz fame.
I Quadrant The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 Bridge Street. 478 2510. ()pm. liree. Patil Harrison leads this hot new quartet. also featuring the considerable talents of Konrad Wisziiiewski. Alun ('osker and Ross Milligan.
I The Glasgow Blues Festival Renfrevv Perry. Clyde Place. 287 55l l. 7.30pm. £l4. l-‘ull-oii blues sotiiids from ()tis (iraiid. Stan Webb & Chicken Shack. The Nimino Bros. Danny Bryant's Redeye Band and Paul (iibbard.
I Melting Pot lleiiry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. midnight. £5. 'I‘rumpeter Colin Steele (Midnight Bltie Band) leads his six-piece through a dancetloor-tiiiiided jazz set. with the emphasis on funk.
I STARTING POINT: ZERO lii'tiitmai'ket Gallery. 45 Market Street. 225 2383. 7pm. £7 (£3 £5). The
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Wayne Krantz Trio Guitarist Krantz (pictured) has been coming to Scotland for a while now. but familiarity with his trio's interactive approach to rock-tinged jazz improvisation has orin whetted the appetite for more. His CV includes playing with the Brecker Brothers. Billy Cobham and Steely Dan (on their comeback world tour in 1997). but he is heard to best advantage in his own trio. Henry's Jazz Cel/ar. Edinburgh, Mon
20— Tue 27 May
115-; Ethan Iverson Trio Iverson is one of the most original jazz pianists around. and has made a huge impression on his previous visits to Henry's. Expect to hear anything from jazz standards through to Gloria Gaynor and Nirvana. all deconstructed and pieced back together in his own inimitable fashion. Henry's Jazz Cellar. Edinburgh, Wed 22—Fri' 24 May.
Andy Sheppard Saxophonist Sheppard performed the music from his jazz-meets-beats experiment Nocturna/ Tour/st in Stirling and Aberdeen last month. but with Mark Mondesir sitting in for percussionist Stephan San Juan. Sheppard is back for a final Scottish date on this tour. this time with the Frenchman on board. Dundee Rep Theatre. Fri 77 May.
ctiliiiinatioii of two years' improvisation work bringing together jazz and folk musicians. sound designers and actors under the banner of The Working Party. A live improvisation described by the organisers as ‘an adventure through spaces of the imagination'. the work is dedicated to contemporary composer. John Cage.
I Erik Da Viking 8: Hobbes The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. 078] I 375374. 8pm. £3 £4 (free before l0piii). lixpect three sets starting at l0.30pin (approx). 'l’rouhle At The Blue Note's residents take to the stage vv ith jazz for the 2lst century blending live jazz with house beats.
I Alex Yellowlees’ Hot Club lleiiry 's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. l-‘ormerly know simply as The Hot Club. v ioliiiist Ales Yellow lees' trio serve tip swing in the classic Reinhai'tlt—(ii'appclli style.
I The BackBeat Band The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 Bridge Street. 478 25 ll). ()pltt. free. See Hi It).
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