the tunes and David Jacobs is your host in this tribute to ()1‘ Bltie liyes. Look out for a gttest appearance by svving dance troupe the Sugarfoot Stompers.
I Liveliest Night of the Year: Opening Night Party Cottier Theatre. 93 W95 Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 9pm. £10 (£51. The 7th West [ind Festival kicks off vvith live music from rhythm‘n'blues outfit. Big Vern and the Shootas. Tickets available in person or by post to Friends of the West lind Festival. the White House. l)ovvanhill Park. Havelock Street. (ilasgoyy. (ill 5Jli.
I Masquenada Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. midnight. £5. A Latin-infused jazz selection from these former Cafe (irafliti regulars. including Chimp of Salsa Celtica fatne on percussion and Colin Steele on trumpet. I USB Vs Dema 8: Nice The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street.
0781 1 375374. 8pm. £2—£4 (free before 10me A funk v hip hop shovvdovvn as international three piece ['SB goes head to head \\ ith Freak Movers 1)Js l)ema 61' Nice.
I Pindorama llenry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Hot Latin American jazz from this nevv group formed by members of Braziliance.
I The BackBeat Band The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2510. 9pm. Free. See Fri 7.
I Leith Jazz Festival Various venues. Free. ()pening night of the Leith Jazz Festival which returns alter a tvvo year absence.
Todd (Iordon Quartet. ()cean ’I‘erminal. Ocean Drive.
8—1 1 pm.
Louisiana Shakers. Ocean Blue. Commercial Quay. l)ock Place. Diminished 5th. Mariachi. Commercial Quay. I)ock Place.
(ius l'erguson 's Jaifers. Cameo Bar. 2.3 Commercial Street.
Blue Hyenas. Club Java. 39 Commercial Street.
Jean .tlundall 'I‘rio. Persevere Bar. 398 liastet‘ Road.
Diplomats ofJazs. The Waterline. 56 The Shore
.liinjammers. Nobles. 44a Constitution Street.
l)elta Croft Review. The Central Bar. 7 l.eith Walk.
Roger Han/ey Is Jtlf." Hounds. The Waterfront. lc l)ock Place. String/Midge. Next (ieneration. 55 Nevvhaven Place.
I Tom Colquhoun, Ronnie McNiven Quartet and Quadrant Brel. 39 43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 2—8pm. Free. A lazy afternoon ofjazz sounds from guitarist (‘olquhouiL trombonist McNiven and pianist Paul Harrison‘s nevv group Quadrant.
I Green Juice Henry‘s Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. midnight. £5. lilectronic break-beat jazz from (ireen Juice. featuring saxophonist Martin Kershayv. \Villy Mollttson and Sly Si. plus rapper Frosty J.
I The Piano Trio The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 25 10. 2.30pm. Free. See Sat 8.
I Alex Yellowlees’ Hot Club Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Formerly knovvn simply as The Hot Club. violinist Alex Yellovt lees' trio serve up svving in the classic Reinhardt-(irappelli style.
I The Bridge House Band The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 25 10. 9pm. Free. See Sat 8.
I Leith Jazz Festival Various venues. Free. 12.30-2.15pm.
.loe (iordon 's Ragtime Banjos. Ocean Blue.
l'ieu.v ( 'arre. Mariachi.
Bill .S'a/mond's Louisiana Ragtime Band. Persevere Bar.
Best Jesmond Rhythm Kings. Nobles. String/Midge. The Waterfront. Jimjammers. ()cean Terminal.
Lights Out By .\'ine di- Louisiana Shakers. Commercial Quay.
l’orlv'v 's Boys. Cameo Bar.
Baby lsaai‘. Clttb Java.
l'ieut' Carre. The Waterline.
l’at Quimt Quartet. The Central Bar. Quintet liast. Next (ieneration. Paradegleam/'ng Criterion di- Honestas. 5.30-7pm.
Diminished 5th. ()cean Terminal.
8-1 1 pm.
.Ut/s'e Hart 3' Society Kym‘opalors. Ocean Blue.
li'est .Iesmond Rhythm Kings. Mariachi. \ieut Carre. Catneo Bar.
Lights Out By .\'ine. Cltib Java.
lz'ditlt Budge & l-‘riends. Persevere Bar. Joe (ion/oil 's‘ Ragtime Haltjos The Waterline.
Louisiana Shakers. Nobles.
Hones/as Synes. The Central Bar.
(ius l'ergason 's .la;':ers. The Waterfront. Roger Hanley 's Jar: Hounds. Next (ieneration.
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I Alania The Port Royal Hotel. 37 Marine Road. Port Bannatyne. 01700 505073. 7pm. Female Russian vocal jazz quartet backed on piano and electric organ.
I The Big Blues Jam Studio 1. (irosvenor Hotel. Byres Road. 341 6516. 6pm. Free. See Sun 9.
I East & West Cafe Cossachok. Russian Cultural Centre. 10 King Street. 553 0733. 8.30pm. £5 (£3). Rttssian and Scottish jazz styles are brought together by Nick Kaboev. Nigel Clark and ()leg Ponomarev on piano. violin and guitar.
I Duo Jazz Brunch The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2510. 1.30pm. Free. See Sun 9.
I Konrad Wiszniewski New Blue Henry 's Jaz/ Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. A nevv outfit for the award-winning tenor saxophonist \Vis/nieyy'ski.
I Jazz at the Trafalgar Suite Waterloo Bttffet. 3 Waterloo Place. 556 7597. 8.30pm. £3. See Sttn 9.
I Keith Edwards Quartet The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2510. 9pm. Free. Be-bop from this alto-
I USB The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. 0781 1 375374. 10pm. £2 betvveen 1 1pm and lam tfree at all other times). High energy jazz funk fusion with Brazilian influences.
I Leith Jazz Festival Various- Venues. Free. 1 2.30—2.1 5pm. Dave Keir Hot I-our. Cameo Bar. l)r Chit-ago. Clttb Java.
Jean .llundall Trio. The Waterline. Jim/uninters. The Waterfront. Diminished 5th. Next (ieneration. 3—5pm.
(i'eorge l’enman .la::men. Ocean Blue. Heritage Hail Stomper. Mariachi. t'ent l)'l:'.st. Persevere Bar. Standard Bearers. Nobles. l’rII'IH/tr'llu High .Sr'hoo/ Band.
Street Paradefeaturing Criterion & Honestas.
Jean Manda/l 'l'rio. ()cean Terminal. 8-1 1 pm.
West End Ja:: Band. Ocean Blue.
Hill Salmond's Louisiana Ragtime Band. Mariachi.
'lodd (Io/“don Quartet. Catneo Bar.
Ret' l)oe. Clttb Java.
Porky Boy-s. Persevere Bar.
Dare Keir Hot live. The Waterline. George Penman Ja::men. Nobles.
liditlt Budge (Q Friends. The Central Bar. Spirits of'R/iytltm. The Waterfront. Heritage Hall .S'Iom/iers. Next Generation.
I Laura MacDonald Quartet Byre Theatre. Abbey Street. 01334 475000. 8pm. £7. Contemporaryjazz from this rising Scottish saxophone star. vvhose regular quartet also features Chick Lyall on piano.
I Johnny T’s Big City Blues Band Studio 1. (irosvenor Hotel. Byres Road. 341 6516. 9pm. Free. Roof raising blues frotn this local act.
I The Jam Session The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2510. 9pm. Free. See Mon 10.
I Paul Towndrow Quartet The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. (17811 375374. 10pm. £2 betvveen llpm and lam lfree at all other times). Modern jazz standards and originals from the pen of alto-saxophonist 'l'ovvndrovv.
I Ian Millar and Dominic Spencer The Scores Hotel. 76 The Scores. 8.30pm. £3. Contemporary saxophone and piano duo.
Tuesday 1 8
I The Beckworth Trio The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. 07811 375374. 10pm. £2 betvveen 10pm and lam (free at all other times). The blues and more at Scotland's nevvest vocal revue It's Not Over.
Wednesday 1 9
I Linda Fletcher Trio Brel. 3943 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 8pm. Free. A night of easy listening gems and lounge music from the trio. also featuring Scott Madden and (ieorge l.y all.
I Three Candiru 'l‘chai-()vna. 42 ()tago Lane. 357 4524. 8pm. £1.50. See Wed 12.
I Moph The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. 0781 1 375374. 8pm. £2~£3 (free before 10pm). An exciting live fusion ot‘jazz and dance music incorporating ambient. ska and drtnn and bass.
I Open Mic Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £3. A chance for aspiring musicians and singers to perform vvith a professional rhythm section.
I The Usual Suspects The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 25 10. 9pm. Free. Hot young jazzers led through the standards by Bill Kyle.
I Warren Vache with the Brian Kellock Trio The Piping Centre.
30» -34 McPhater Street. Covvcaddens. 287 5511. 8pm. £9~-£10.()neofthe worlds leading trumpeters and cornettists Warren Vache is joined by the
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Barney Kessel Benefit Barney Kessel (pictured) is one of the great names of jazz guitar. He has been unable to work since suffering a stroke ten years ago. and has an inoperable brain tumour which now requires hospice care. Bill Kyle and guitar fanatic Gordon Wright want to repay some of the immense pleasure Barney has provided by helping in an international fund- raising appeal. The Scottish Guitar Quartet are among the artists giving their services on the night: please lend generous support. Bridge Jazz Bar. Edinburgh, Wed 72 JUN.
Andrew Norris and Paul Harrison Quintet Trumpeter Andrew Norris is the latest on the conveyer belt which currently stretches from New York's cutting- edge jazz scene to Henry's. He is something of an unknown quantity in these parts. but should find an excellent platform to show what he can do in the company of pianist Paul Harrison. Henry '3 Jazz Cellar, Edinburgh, Fri 7 Jun.
Masters of Groove The CCA should have no worries about being taken up under the trades description act on this one. Soul- jazz organ master Rueben Wilson is joined by the great Bernard Purdie and guitarist Grant Green. Jr — son of the Grant Green — for a couple of nights of down home funk. CCA, Glasgow. 8818 8 Sun 9 Jun.
Brian Kellock Trio.
I Vertical Records Showcase Cottier Theatre. 93---95 Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £8. A shovvcase of music from Vertical Records featuring Sunhoney. a fusion of dance and traditional music. Andrevv White and others to be announced. l’art oft/1e ll'est [5nd I'estit'al.
I Masquenada Canvas. 62 Albion Street. 552 2101. 8pm. £5. See Fri 14.
I Rumba Caliente The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 Chambers Street. 0781 I 375374. 8pm. £2—£3 tfree before 10pm). See Thu 6.
I Stahls Bla Henry's Jazz Cellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. lixciting jaz/ grottp vvith an avant-garde take.
I Andrew Bain’s New York Quintet The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2510. 9pm. Free. [Edinburgh drummer Bain returns from the Manhattan School of Mttsic. bringing a vvhole host of mates vvitlt him.
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