Guitar Festival Opening Concert Don Paterson is probably best known as a poet. but he is also an excellent guitarist. and co-led the superb Lammas with Tim Garland for several years. He links up in a new duo with pianist Steve Hamilton. a regular member of Bill Bruford's Earthworks. and recently returned to live in Scotland after spells in London and Belgrade. Expect a very interesting collaboration to launch the Dundee Guitar Festival. Contemporary Arts Centre. Dundee. Wed 24' Jul.
Barbara Morrison American singer Barbara Morrison (pictured) teams up with the Tom Finlay Trio for this visit to the seaside. ahead of her five-night run at the Apex International in the Edinburgh Jazz Festival. The singer arrives with a big reputation for delivering an entertaining mainstream jazz set. Byre Theatre. St Andrews. Sun 28 Jul; Apex International Hotel. Edinburgh, Mon 29 8 Tue 30 Jul.
ta Djaoush Macholi Orchestra According to their bass player. Nicholas McCarthy. this six-piece band from Munich 'concentrates on original compositions with influences ranging from Ornette Coleman and Sun Ra to Ennio Morricone and Kurt Weill.‘ with lots of ethnic and world music thrown in. Bridge Jazz Bar. Edinburgh, Thu 18 Jul.
.\'ea\e. lilena l’apandreou and (iordoti Mcl’herson.
I Dundee Guitar Festival \‘ariotis Venues. 01382 909900. 9.2 £12tsonte eyenis free). See Thu 25.
I Ian Copeland Quartet Brel. 3t) 43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3pm. l’ree. Melodic jazz from drummer (‘opeland and his hand.
Edinburgh I The Piano Trio The Bridge Jaz/ Bar.
82 South Bridge. 478 2510. 2.30pm. Free. See Sat 20.
I The Bridge House Band The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2510. 9pm. liree. See Sat 20.
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I Modern Jazz Brutliek (‘asile and ('ountry l’ark. Brodick. 0| 770 302202. 7.30pm. £7.50. An exciting of jazz sottiids with the lntinite Trio.
I Dundee Guitar Festival \‘uriuus Venues. 01382 909900. £2 £12 isome eyenis free). See Thu 25.
I The Big Blues Jam Siutliu l. (irosyenor llotel. Byres Road. 341 (i516. (rpm. liree. See Sun 21.
I Soulstream Boss The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 (‘hamhers Street. 0781 1 375374. 9pm. £2 heiween 10pm 1am tfree at all other times). |.i\'ely jazz grom es fused with tromhone funk.
I LJ Quartet lil Barrio. 104 Westport. 229 8805. 10pm. £3 1L2). l-‘unky jazz and Latin llayours.
I Barbara Morrison with the Tom Finlay Trio Byre 'l‘heatre. .-\hhey Street. ()1334 475000. 8pm. £7. Appearing with
jazz greats like Kenny Bttrrell. Ray ('harles
and Dizzy (iillespie. Morrison returns to the By re. hacked hy the Tom l-‘inlay trio.
I Dundee Guitar Festival \‘ariuus Venues, (11382 909900. £2 £12 isome eienis free). See Thu 25.
I Ed Kelly Group The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 (‘hamhers Street. (1781 1 375374. 9pm. £2 hetween 10pm 1am (free at all other times). 1)uhliner and hassisi Kelly leads this ntelodic jazz quartet.
I The Jam Session The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2510. 9pm. liree. Sec Milli 22.
I Graeme Wilson Quartet llie Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2510. 9pm. Free. This foursome. fronted hy talented young sax play er Wilson. play hoppish material with ethnic influences.
I Ruth Lambert Trio The Beat Jaz/ Basement. 1 ('hamhers Street. (1781 1 375374. 9pm. £2 heiween 10pm 1am tfree at all other times). Jazz \ocalisi Lamhert is accompanied hy l’aul Harrison on piano and Neil ('ameron on liztss.
I The Goat Stew World Jazz Party lil Barrio. 104 Wesiport. 229 8805. 10pm. £3 (£2). \Vorld roots. itli'o heat and Latin llayoured jazz from Tohy Shippey 's new si.\' piece hand.
I The Usual Suspects The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2510. 9pm. liree. See Wed 24.
I Beat Root Juice The Beat Ja/z Basement. 1 (‘hainhers Street. 0781 1 375374. 9pm. l’ree hel‘ore 10pm; £2 £3 after. See Thu 13.
Hamilton I Clyde Quartet Silyei”1’assie. Alinada Street. 8pm. liree. See Thu 18.
The following details are for regular free weekly dates: see main listings for one-off or ticketed shows. Gigs are listed by city, then by day. Residencies will be listed, provided that up- to-date details are supplied to us. Jazz Residencies listings are compiled by Ruth Hedges.
I June Love and Alan Pike liat 1)rink Man Woman. 34 King Street. 552 9206. 8pm. Mainstream jazz. with yocals.
I Danny Thompson Bahy (il'illltl. 3 7 lilmhank (iardens. 248 4942. 10.30pm. :\ wide selection from this lounge pianist.
I Bobby Wishart and his Band Borders Books. 283 Buchanan Street. 222 7700. 7.30pm. Leading ja/z sa.\ophonisi Wishart fronts this otttfit.
I Stephen Duffy Trio The Supper (‘luh. 70 .-\lhion Street. 552 2200. 8pm. Jazz while you dine frotn Vocalist and pianist Duffy leading this jazz trio in a .\'at (’ole/l)iana Krall style.
I Danny Thompson Bahy (ii-and tsee Thu). 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.
I Claire and Amy La Mirage Bar. Millennium llote1.(}eorge Square. 332 ()71 1. 2 5pm. Sit hack and enjoy jazz numhers with a drink or lunch (two courses for £5 1.
I Harry Margolis’ Miller Band l.’.-\iiache. 27 Waterloo Street. 221 3210. 2 5pm. Big hand in the (ilenn Miller win.
I Lauder’s Big Band Latider's. Sauchiehall Street. 331 5180. 2 5pm. The hig hand sound. with vocals from lleather Whiteford.
I George McGowan Orchestra liat Drink Man Woman tsee Thu). 230 (rpm. liighieen-piece hig hand.
I Shelagh Buchanan and The Sandy Taylor Trio The Supper (’luh (see Thu). 8pm. linjoy jazz from this renowned \‘iiealist ilL‘L‘UlllPillllL‘tl hy one of Scotland's finest pianists while yott dine hooking on the numher ahm e.
I Live Jazz Blackl‘riars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Quality modern jazz front a Variety of guests. I Danny Thompson Bahy (ii-and tsee Thu). 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.
I Jazz.co Sportsters Bar. (iilmoi'e Street. Paisley. «S48 7103.
2.30 5.30pm. Mainstream and Latin jazz with yocals. Sttn 28.1111 only.
I Kenny Paterson Quintet 1901. 1534 l’olloksltaws Road. (L32 0161. 3pm. Scottish jazz singer Paterson leads this qttintet featuring Bohhy hearts on sax. Sun 28 Jul only. I Chris Clark Trio Drum and Monkey. St Vincent Street. 221 (i630. 3.30 (3.30pm. Mellow mainstream jazz with \‘ocals.
I Tim Barella Quintet lltiglietttl. 1() “rest George Street. 353 (i082. 8pm. Saxophonist Barella fronts this outfit wiilt Iiddie Toal on \ocals.
I Live Jazz The Supper (‘luh tsec Thu). 8pm. Music while you eat with \arious pianists and singers proyiding some mellow jazz attd easy listening hooking on the number ahoye.
I Live Jazz Blackfi'iars. 30 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9.30pm. Modern jazz front a Variety of performers.
I Jazz DJ Bahy (irand (see Thu). 10.30pm.
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I Fionna Duncan with the Ronnie Rae Trio .\tc(‘liuill‘s. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 9pm. Mainstream jazz tunes with this renowned singer.
I Live Jazz The ('lockwork Beer (‘o.. 1 153 1 155 (‘athcart Road. (149 (11848.3() 11.30pm. Tue 23 Jul has the lan Jenkins (‘omho and their traditional jazz and Tue 30 Jul sees mellow jazz from the (ieorge Lyle Quartet.
I Ruth Lambert liat Drink Man Woman (see Thu). 8pm. Performs pure jazz in the style of Julie London.
I Danny Thompson Bahy (irand tsee Thu). 10.30pm. Lounge pianist.
I Live Jazz Henderson's. 25 Thistle Street. 225 2131. 7pm. Two fortnightly residencies on alternate weeks with jazz from (ied and Doug and hosanoya from Defafinado.
I Live Jazz Henderson's (see Thu). 7pm. \‘arious artists drop in from the Jazz (iuitar Duo and (iraham High to the Lauchlan Trio and Ian Charlton. I Live Jazz & Blues w. J. (‘hristies. 27 31 West Port. 221 1099. 9pm. Various at'tists provide the sounds.
I Toto and the Dexters Harry's Bar. Randolph Place. 539 8100.
3 5.30pm. Mainstream. with yocals from 15a} Leyy.
I Live Jazz The Dome Bar and (irill. 14(ieorge Street. (124 8024.
1 5pm. \‘arious artists eyery second Sun. 28 Jul only.
I Mel Zebra’s Jazz Jam Bannerman’s. 212 ('owgaie. 556 3254. .5 10pm. 1)] Kaisn kicks off proceedings spinning the choicest jazz cuts. Follow ed at 7pm hy an informal jazz jam session hosted hy Miss '/.ehra herself.
I Diplomats Of Jazz Leslie‘s Bar. 4.5 Ratcliffe '1'ert'ace. ()()7 5957. 8.30pm. l-‘ree. 'I'radiiional jazz.
I Swing 2001 Malt Shoyel. (‘ockhurn Street. 225 (i843. 9pm. Swing at the longest residency in lidinhurgh.
I Live Jazz Human Be-In. 2/8 West ('rosscattseway. (ih2 8860. 9.30pm. With two new alternating residencies: hlues. jazz and soul \ocals front Rowena on Tue 23 .lul. With Lazyhones. a jazz standards trio on guitar. sa.\ and Vocals on Tue 30 Jill.
I Live Jazz Henderson's (see Thu 1. 8pm. Jazz from the Lauchlan Trio eyery other fortnight.
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