Glasgow Jazz Festival
Tickets can be bought in person from the Old Fruitmarket and the SECC/CIyde Auditorium box offices, or by calling 0141 564 3400. For Tron theatre concerts visit their box office or call 0141 552 4267. Tickets for Tony Bennett are available from the Royal Concert Hall or on 0141 353 8000.
lasgow I St Germain SIi(‘(‘. Finnieston Quay. 08700404000. £23. The five- piece live band. based around programmer Ludovic Navarre. make their Scottish debut. playing tracks from their 'Iinn'ist album. See preview.
I The University of Strathclyde Big Band, Glasgow Boyz, Alania and King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys George Square. I 1am. Free. R&B. doo-wop. swing tunes and more throughout the day as part of the Glasgow Jazz Festival.
I Tom Colquhoun Buchanan
Galleries. Buchanan Street. 333 9898. lpm. Free. The dextrous guitarist performs a mix ofjazz. Latin and folk melodies.
I Alania Princes Square. 48 Buchanan Street. 221 0324. 6pm. Free. Female Russian vocal jazz. quartet backed on piano and electric organ.
I Duncan McCallum and Dougie Harrison Loop. 64 Ingram Street. 572 1472. 8pm. Free. Guitar duo playing blues. Latin and gypsy jazz.
I Cathie Rae Millennium Hotel. George Square. 332 671 1. 8.30pm. (.‘Iassical jazz vocal repertoire sung by one of Scotland’s most personal singers. I Lynne O’Neil (‘ity Inn. Finnieston Quay. 227 l010. 9pm. £16.50 (inc dinner). Lynne ()‘Neil supplies the vocals for a night of funky jazz sounds.
I High Heel Sneakers Bar 9|. 91 (‘andleriggs, 552 5211. 9pm. Free. This five-piece. fronted by west coast trumpeter Lorne Cowieson and featuring Paul Towndrow on alto sax. dip into the Blue Note vault for a selection of funk and groove numbers.
I Konrad Wiszniewski New Blue Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 10pm. Free. A new outfit for the award-winning tenor saxophonist Wiszniewski.
Gospel star Rebecca Malope is a new name on the festival roster this year. and will be featured with her regular backing band. Pure Magic. Gospel music is one of the root sources which fed into jazz. and the Saturday night gospel concert has established itself as a staple of the programme.
Previous concerts have brought top American and British acts to the festival. but Rebecca Malope is the first major gospel artist from South Africa to feature. She became famous after winning a national competition in 1987. and has gone on to make an impact well beyond her native land. (Kenny Mathieson)
I Rebecca Ma/ope plays the Old Frullmarket, Sat 6 Jul.
I Dave Anderson St Andrew’s In The Square. Off Saltmarket. St Andrew's Street. 548 6020. 10pm. Renouned jazz pianist and composer.
I Soundbone and the Funk-Out- Fit Palais de Glaces. George Square. 10pm. New band from trombonist (‘hris Greive with drummer Paul Mills that specialise in soul. funk and jazz unsurprisingly.
I Goat Stew World Jazz Party, Masquenada and Mighty Caledonian Mambo Orchestra George Square. I lam. Free. Latin jazz and world beats. featuring a world record attempt for the largest salsa dance lesson from 2pm (for more info call 0l4l 552 3552).
I Allon Beauvoisin and Brian Molley (‘ity Inn. Finnieston Quay. 227 1010. 12.30pm. £1 1.50 (inc lunch). Two of Glasgow‘s best saxophonists team up in this duo.
I Dave Wilson and the Uptown Shufﬂers Buchanan Galleries. Buchanan Street. 333 9898. lpm. Free. An up-tempo selection of trad. Dixieland and swing jazz. inspired by jazz's roots in America‘s deep south.
I Tom Colquhoun, Graeme Wilson Quartet and High Heel Sneakers Brel. 39—43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 2—8pm. Free. Guitar based jazz. from (‘olquhoun. saxophonist Wilson and his band and funk from High Heel Sneakers.
I Clairmont High School Jazz THO St Andrew‘s In The Square. Off Saltmarket. St Andrew's Street. 548 6020. 3pm. Young jazz trio.
I Isaac Hayes (‘Iyde Auditorium. Finnieston Quay. 08700404000. 8pm. £17-L‘30. Hot and cool soul and funk from the man behind the classic Slur/i theme. not to mention the voice of Chef in South Park. See preview.
I Elliot Murray St Andrew‘s In The Square. Off Saltmarket. St Andrew's Street. 548 6020. 8pm. (‘rooning and swing from Scotland‘s answer to Harry Connick Jnr.
I Cathie Rae Millennium Hotel. George Square. 332 671 1. 8.30pm. See Fri 28.
I Madeline MacDonald Trio (‘ity Inn. Finnieston Quay. 227 1010. 9pm. £16.50 (inc dinner). Sweet jazz vocals from MacDonald and her group.
I Paul Towndrow Quartet Bar 9|. 91 (‘andleriggs. 552 521 1. 9pm. Free. Modern jazz standards and original compositions from alto-saxophonist 'I‘owndrow.
I Brian Molley Quartet Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 10pm. Free. Young saxophonist leads his own band.
I Green Juice Palais de Glaces. George Square. 10pm. Iilectronic break- beat jazz from Green Juice. featuring saxophonist Martin Kershaw. Willy Molluson and Sly Si. plus rapper Frosty J.
I La Sonera Calaveras, Alania, Jiving Lindy Hoppers and Rumba Caliente George Square. I lam. Free. (‘uban jazz. jive. swing and Latin sounds from this all day festival session.
I The Glasgow Boyz Princes Square. 48 Buchanan Street. 221 0324. 12.30pm. Free. I)oo-wop vocal quartet.
I Haftor Medboe and Andy
Mitchell Buchanan Galleries. Buchanan Street. 333 9898. lpm. Free. Talented guitar and bass duo.
I Bobby Wishart and friends St Andrew's In The Square. ()ff Saltmarket. St Andrew’s Street. 5486020. lpm. Leading jazzman \Vishah is joined by various guests for some cool mellow sounds.
I Ruth Lambert Quartet The Beardmore Hotel. Beardmore Street. ('lydebank. 951 6000. lpm. Free. Fronted by jazz vocalist Lambert. who sings in the Julie London style.
I BB King ('lydc Auditorium. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. 7.30pm. £20 £28. The Blues guitar legend is a fixture on the international festival circuit. and continues to deliver the goods in his own much-imitated fashion.
I James Cairney and John Blease Trio Loop. 64 Ingram Street. 572 1472. 8pm. Young rising jazz stars. I Alania (‘afe ('ossachok. Rtissian (‘ultural Centre. 10 King Street. 553 0733. 8.30pm. £5 (£3). See Fri 28.
I Cathie Rae Trio ('ity Inn. Finnieston Quay. 227 1010. 9pm. £16.50 (inc dinner). See Fri 28.
I Paul Towndrow Trio .‘vle(‘liuill‘s. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 9pm. Free. See Sat 29.
I Stephen Duffy ('orinthian. I91 Ingram Street. 552 I 10!. 10pm. Jazz vocal and piano duo.
I Graeme Scott Trio Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 10pm. Free. Young guitarist Scott leads his trio.
I The Goat Stew World Jazz Party Palais de Glaces. George Square. 10pm. World roots. Afrobeat and Latin flavoured jazz from Toby Shippey’s new six piece band.
I Chris Clark Duo Princes Square. 48 Buchanan Street. 221 0324. 12.30pm. Free. Jazz standards from this singer/guitarist.
I Allon Beauvoisin and Brian Molley Buchanan Galleries. Buchanan Street. 333 9898. lpm. Free. See Sat 29. I Fionna Duncan and friends .\Ic('huill‘s. 40 Iliin Street. 552 2 I 35. 9pm. Free. Renowned vocalist Duncan presents a varied repertoire of jazz with various special guests.
I Cathie Rae and Paul Harrison Corinthian. I91 Ingram Street. 552 l 101. 10pm. Free. Blues and funk as vocalist Rae is joined by Harrison on piano.
I David Milligan Trio Millennium IIotel. George Square. 332 671 I. l0.30pm. Pianist Milligan isjoined by bassist Tom Lyne and drummer 'I‘om Bancroft for funky jazz in a Herbie IIancock/(‘hick (‘orea style.
I Tony Bennett Royal ('oncert Ilall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. £20 [30. Tony leaves his heart in San Francisco and brings his easy listening classics to Glasgow. Since Glasgow likes nothing better than a singer who belts them out (never mind the quality. feel the volume‘.’). the big-hearted Bennett is always guaranteed a warm welcome.
I Fionna Duncan Vocal Workshops Ramshorn Theatre. 98 Ingram Street. 552 3489. 1; I00 £150. .-\ five day intensive training course from renowned Scottish vocalist Duncan. (‘ontact (‘athie Rae for more information. Tel: 01620 361000.
GLASGOW JAZZ FESTIVAL
46 THE LIST 20 Jun—4 Jul 2002