I Substance and Chains Undone Bannerrnan‘s. 212 (‘owgate. 556 3254. 8.45pm. £3. A touch of rock. with two more acts to be announced.

I STML, the Leroys and Toledo La Belle Angele. llastie‘s(‘1ose. 225 7536. 8pm. £4. Ska punk front the l.eroys

I Berkeley Bongo (‘lub. 14 New Street. 558 7604. 8pm. £5. l'p-coming lrish stars and Kcrmng.’ fayourites fresh from their support of the D4.


I Blue S1i(‘('. Finnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. 6.30pm. £21. No age restriction. See Tue 10.

I The Datsuns, the Hellacopters and the Gaza Strippers Queen Margaret l'nion. 22 l'niyersity (iardens. 339 9784. 7.30pm. £10. ()yer- 14s show: under- 16s tttttst be accontpanied by an adult. Mttch as w e‘d like you to watch Dttncan frorn Bltre fora third consecutiye night. your presence in required at this rock behemoth. co-starring Veteran dutnb rockers the llellacopters and yotrng antipodean challengers the Datsuns who make a joyous racket in tribute to .'\(‘/D('. Motorhead and other primitiye rock'n'roll. I Speedway and El Presidente King Tut’s Walt Walt llut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5.

I Left Hand Element, Secondskin, Kaddish, Madman Is Absolute and Godplayer The (‘athouse. 15 l'nion Street. 248 6606. 7.15pm. £4.50. ()yer- 14s show. Metal Recon night.

I Berkeley Bartly. 260 (‘lyde Street. 0870 907 0999. 8.30pm. £4.

I Sleeping Prophets and the Line Changes Nice‘n'Slea/y. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. Free.

I Robbie Tribute Bourbon Street. 108 (ieorge Street. 552 (1141. 7pm. £7.50 (£29.50 with dinner).

I Freeview, Little City and the Foxy Mops (‘ellar Bar. Ramada Jaryis (Ingram) Hotel. 100 Miller Street. 553 2515. 8.30pm. Free.

I Kudu .\1c('httills.4011igh Street. 552 2135. 10pm. Free.

I The Pendulums Tchai ()yna. 42 ()tago Lane. 357 4524. 8pm. Psychedelic sounds.

I The Vagabonds 'l‘lte Scotia.

112 114 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 9pm. Free. Popular coyers.

I Jam Session Samuel Dow‘s. 67 9) Nithsdale Road. 423 0107. 8.30pm. Free.


I Squander Pilots, Nibushi Shang Hong and Latent Heat The Soundgarden. Starka. 352 Brandon Street. 01698 276 64-1. 9pm. £2.


I Murderdolls The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 7pm. £10. Schlock rock side-project from Slipknot drummer Joey Jordisort who. if the publicity shots of Murderdolls are anything to go on. doesn’t look any different without his mask.

I Nine Miles High, eastcoastsoftrockproject, the Thing Upstairs and We Become Less Bannerman's. 212 ('owgate. 556 3254. 8.45pm. £3. A mixed bag of liye sounds.

I Hell is for Heroes and Reuben 8. Tyler Studio 24. ('ttlton Road. 558 3758. 8pm. £7. llot British rock act that rose from the ashes of Syposiutn. See panel.

I Jason Ringenberg The Village. 16 South Fort Street. 1.eitb. 478 7810. 7.30pm. £7. Rocked tip folk arid alt.country from the Jason and the Scorchers frontntan playing solo and with the Sunshine l)elay. I Full on Nights The (‘anons' (itlil. 232 ('anongate. 556 4481. 9pm. £2. Rich Hill. Kabttki. 21 Against. limergcncy Red. and the Angel (‘onyersation perform.

I Out of the Bedroom Wayerley Bar. 1 St Mary's St. 557 1051). 9pm midnight. Free. See Thu 28.

Events are listed by date, then city. Submit listings at least ten days before publication to Ruth Hedges at ruth@list.co.ult, by post or by tax on 0131 557 8500. Listings are compiled by Ruth Hedges and Kenny Mathieson.

Thursday 28


I Jack Emblow and Tony Compton 'I‘lie Piping (‘entre. 3t)» 34 McPhater Street. ('owcaddens. 287 551 1. 10pm. £9 £10. Acoustic and electric accordion duo with Ricky Steele (bass) and Ken Mathieson (drums).


0 Lee Konitz The Bridge Jan. Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2510. 7.30pm. £10. 1.ee Konit/ is one of the great names in jazz. llis cool. dry sound on alto is instantly identifiable. and he has proved oyer and over again in the course of 50-p1us years in jam that he is one of the really great improyisers. He plays here with Brian Shiels (bass) and Bill Kyle ldrtuns).

I Brian Kellock Trio Henry's Jan. (‘ellarz 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £7 £8 Fri. Pianist Brian Kellock leads his familiar trio. with John Rae on drums and Kenny [illis on bass.

I Out of the Bedroom \‘t'ayerley Bar. 1 St Mary's Street. 557 1050.

9pm midnight. Free. Open mic session for Edinburgh-based sitiger-songwriters. ()riginal music only with the chance to record a set on four-track just bring a blank tape.

I The Goat Stew World Jazz Party The Beat Jan. Basement. 1 ('harnbers Street. 467 2539. 10pm. £2 £3. World roots. afro beat arid Latin flavoured jaH from Toby Shippey's new sis—piece band.


I Glasgow Jazz Record Club l’nitarian (‘hurch ('entre. 72 Berkeley Street. 221 3154. 7.30pm. £2 (£1 rtternbers). Ja/z record club and discussion group. Visitors welcome. lan Taylor presents ‘Scottisb Jazz '1'oday‘. Further details from lirnie Speir's. 0141 886 2949.


I Yush Records Showcase Night llenry's Jtt/l (‘ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. Midnight. £5. Hip hop. funk and ragga from Ytlsh All Stars and Raf. I Courtney Pine’s Tribute to Coltrane Queen’s 11a11. (‘lerk Street. 668 2019. 8.30pm. £13 £15 (£6 £13). SaXophonisl (‘ourtney Pine celebrates the music of John ('oltrane. who was a crucial inspiration to Pine as he found his way into ja/I. See preyiew.

I Brian Kellock Trio llenry's Jazz. ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £7 £8 Fri. See Thu 28.

I The BackBeat Band The Bridge JaI/ Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2510. 9pm. Free. Four—piece electric jaz/ night featuring Pattl 'I'owndrow on sax. Ross Hamilton on bass. Stuart (iortnan on guitar arid Bill Kyle on drums.

Saturday 30


I George McGowan and his Orchestra Merchants (‘orner. 18 Johrt Street. 552 3801. 2.30 5.30pm. Free. ('lassic ja/l tunes from (ieorge McGowan and his orchestra. playing the music of Duke lillington. ('ount Basie. (ilenn Miller arid Buddy Rich.

I Poindexter Quartet Brel. 39 43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3 6pm. Free. (iuitarist (‘harles Reilly leads this jazz group.

I Dave Strutt Band (‘afe Source. at St Andrews in the Square. 1 St Andrews Square. off Saltmarket. 548 6020.

8.30 1 1.30pm. £15.95. 'l‘rumpeter and

jazz historian Daye Strtttt leads his band.

Price includes supper.


I The Goat Stew World Jazz Party llenry's Jan. (’ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. Midnight. £5. See Thu 28.

I Jazz Brunch The Bridge Jau Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2510. 2.30pm. Free. While away your weekend with these regular Sat brttnch sessions. Kids welcome.

I The Bridge House Band The Bridge Ja/I. Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2511). 9pm. Free. A regular fiye-piece with a yariable line-up playing specially cormnissioned arrangements.

I Dolphin Boy The Beat Jazz Basement. 1 (‘harnbers Street. 467 2539. 10pm. £2 before 10pm. £3 before midnight and £5 after. Jau-funk-bouse fusion as Tummy Touch producer Dolphin Boy brings his funky downbeat sound to the stage with liye flute. sax arid double bass.

I The Boogaloo Investigators Bongo (‘lub. 14 New Street. 558 7604. 10.30pm. £7. Real deal funk action from the Boogaloo lnyestigators with tip top DJ action it) support from the regular DJ crew at cltrb night lleadspin.


I Jazz Brunch (‘at‘e Source. at St Andrews in the Square. 1 St Andrews Square. off Saltmarket. 548 6020. 1pm. £7.95. Bobby Wishart and friends play a

jazz brunch for a chilled end to the

weekend. Price includes refreshments.


I Jazz at the Beat The Beat Jan. Basement. 1 (‘hambers Street. 467 2539. 10pm. £2. Nothing confirmed at time of going to press. For more details of liyc ttc‘ls text J:\/./. to 0771 18 933 866.

I Jazz Brunch Pi/la lixpress. 32 Queensferry Street. 225 8863. Free. Jan to accompany a Sttn pizza with the llat'ton Niedbo Duo.

I All Day Jazz Breakfast The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2510. 2.30pm. Free. Music arid food to while away your Sun. Kids welcome.

I Picante Henry's Ja/z ('ellat‘. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Drummer Ken Mathieson's band playing modern _111/./. Latin and blues. with special guest Jimmy Wood on alto

I The Flaming Nerve The Bridge Jazz Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2510. 9pm. Free. ()riginal funky sounds from this quartet led by bassist and composer Daye ('onway. feattting Steye Kettley on saXophones. Nigel (‘lark on guitar and l)es Trayis on drums.


I The Jam Session The Bridge Jan. Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2510. 9pm. Free. Regular jau jam session as \ar'ious guest drop in to join the Dayid Patrick Trio.


I Jazz at the Beat The Beat Ja/z Basement. 1 (‘hambers Street. 467 2539. 10pm. £2. See Sun 1.

Wednesday 4


I Food for Thought The Beat .la// Basement. 1 ('hamber's Street. 467 2539. 10pm. £3. 'l‘oniglit's Food 1'oi"l'hotlgltt giyes you local reggae crew the Rttffness. and 1)] Scolty Boy.

Jazz listings Music


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Lee Konitz A late addition to the Bridge programme. but quite a coup for the club. Alto saxophonist Lee Konitz (pictured) is well up the list of candidates for the title of greatest living jazzman. His career began with Miles (on the Birth of the Cool sessionsi and Tristano. and he has been making great. highly individual music ever since. Bridge Jazz Bar. Edinburgh, Thu 28 Nov.

Bill McHenry Although little known in these parts. McHenry is highly regarded in New York. where he works with the likes of Bad Plus“ Ethan lverson and Reid Anderson. That's good enough credentials for me. and he teams up here with pianist David Milligan. whose playing just gets better and better. Henry's Jazz Cellar. Edinburgh, Thu 5 <9 Sat 7 Dec; To/boofh; Stirling, Fri 6 Dec.

Ethan lverson and Martin Speake New York based pianist Ethan lverson is a Henry's regular. but switches allegiance here to team up with English alto saxophonist (and Linn Records artist) Martin Speake. They don't seem an obvious pairing on the face of it. but both specialise in the unexpected. so they should get on just fine. Bridge Jazz Bar. Edinburgh. Wed 7 7 (3 Thu 72 Dec.

I Open Mic llenry's Jan (‘ellarz 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £4. A chance for aspiring rntisicians and singers to perform with a professional rhythm section.

I Bill Kyle’s Usual Suspects The Bridge Jan. Bar. 82 South Bridge. 478 2510. 9pm. Free. New Jau Quartet pttt together by drummer Kyle and featuring a rotating line up of the best of Edinburgh’s ja/l players such as (‘olin Steele. Brian Shiels. Brian Kellock. Jimmy Wood and more.


0 Bill McHenry Quartet llenry-‘s Ja/l ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £8. The tenor saxophonist is being tottted as a major born man on the New York scene at the moment. He makes his l'K debut with pianist David Milligan.

I Jazz and Jalfrezie The Bridge Ja// Bar. 82 Sottth Bridge. 478 2510. 9pm. Free. .-\ hot night combining some fiery ja// and spicy tastes from Suruchi restaurant's buffet with llead2llead. the

ja// quintet led by (iraham Robb and

Bill Kyle that emerged front the ashes of their ltighly successful ja/x rock fusion outfit Head. Sadly. llead's fornter saxophonist and man about Scottish ja/l. (iordon ('ruickshank. died recently in York (sec Sat 71.


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