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


I The Moonshiners 'l‘he l-lilge. S7 (‘ochrane Street. 204 515 I. Spm. £5. The liallen Angels ('luh features this (ilasgow- hased hluegrass hand playing traditional and modern tunes. ‘l‘hey are joined hy Helen Reeves with her .-\tnericana-tinged stings.

I The Michael Deans Quartet Beer ('afe. (‘andleriggx 552 US! 5.

‘) 1 1.45pm. .\1odern ja// quartet led hy tenor saxman Deans.


I David Berkman International Quartet Henry ’s .la// (’ellar. S Morrison Street. 4(37 5200. Suillpm. U). (‘ontemporary ja/l and the odd traditional tune giyen his own unique spin from this Pianist. who leads his own New York- hased hand featuring l)ick ()atts on sa\. Johannes Weidemnuller on hass and Nashect Waits on drums. Berkman is also one of the players lli\ol\'etl in the inaugural Aherdeen Ja// l‘estiyal this week (01224 641 122). along with Laura MacDonald. Pat (‘rumly. ('arol Kidd. Theo inn is and Scott Hamilton.

I Benn Clatworthy 80 Queen Street Bar and Restaurant. S0 Queen Street. 2265097. 0pm midnight. l‘ree. lixhilarating sax work from this former Ronnie Scott ptipil.


I David Berkman International Quartet llenry 's Ja/l ('ellar. S Morrison Street. 467 5200. S.30pm. 0). See Thu 4. I Edith Budge S0 Queen Street Bar and Restaurant. Sl) Queen Street. 226



5007. 0pm midnight. l-‘ree. Ja// \ocalist who emers ja/l. gospel. trad jan. hlues and .\'ew ()rleans sings with her trio.

I Guest Band Night .s’ll Queen Street Bar and Restaurant. S0 Queen Street. 2265007. 0pm midnight. l-‘ree. Regular

ja// night featuring top Scottish ja//

groups. ()ctoher's line tip includes the Keith lidwards Boptimism Quartet.

Saturday 6


I George McGowan and his Orchestra Merchant's (‘orner. 1S John Street. 552 3S01. 2.30 5.30pm. liree. Drummer .\lc(iowan leads his hig hand with guest \ocalists.

I Keith Edwards Quartet Brel.

3‘) 43 Ashton Lane. 342 4066. 3 6pm. liree. Beshop standards from this alto-sax

I Big Bob’s Jazz Band Bar 1S5. Buchanan Hotel. 1S5 Buchanan Street. 332 T2S4. 5.30pm. l’ree. Regular swinging ja/l session.

I Salvation Army Concert Mitchell 'l'heatre. (i (iram i||e Street. (LS-1.5 531) 35(ll. ".30pm. £5. .\ concert hy the Salyation .v\rm_\ hrass hand.

I Jazz Supper with Frank Holden ('afe Source. 1 St Andrew ‘s Square. 54S 6020. Split. £16.05. lirank llolden interprets Sinatra to get your toes lapping while you dine.

I Eddie Toal and Quintet ()‘.\'eill‘s. 7|. .-\lhion St. 5520S22. ‘) 1 1.45pm. Vocalist 1iddie sings his way through .v\merican songhook standards.


I Graeme Stephen, Eivind Opsvik, Stuart Ritchie Henry \ Ja/l (‘ellaiz S Morrison Street. 467 5200. S.30pni. £6. (iuitarist (iraeme Stephen and drummer Stuart Ritchie team tip with New York—hased hassist ()ps\ ik in a creatiye contemporary trio.

I BOQSt House Band so Queen Street Bar and Restaurant. S0 Queen Street. 226 50‘)". Upm midnight. l'ree. Modern ja// classics from this dynamic liye-piece. I Funkafize llenry ’s la// (‘ellaiz S Morrison Street. 467 5200. midnight. £5. ('Iassic. hig. dancefloor funk powered hy .\'ew York drummer Patil .\li|ls.

Pianist Berkman has been a regular visitor to Scotland in recent years. usually playing with local musicians. But this time around he gets a chance to bring in his current American quartet. with saxophonist Dick Oatts. bassist Johannes

Weidenmullerand drummer Nasheet

Waits. Oatts and Waits have been with

the pianist for a couple of years now.

and his most recent album. Start Here. Finish There. demonstrates their compatibility with Berkman's musical concept. He. in turn.

paid tribute to their

commitment and support.

and is looking forward to

bringing them over to sample the delights of Henry‘s.

(Kenny Mathieson).


I Jazz Brunch (‘ale Source. 1 St Andrew 's Square. 54S 6020. lpm. £S.50. Bohhy \\'isli;it't and friends play a jam hrunch on a special one theme for a chilled end to the weekend. Price includes refreshments hut no charge for har and side lounge.

I Paul Towndrow and Friends Beer ('afe. (‘andleriggx 552 ‘)S15. 2pm. l‘ree. Modern ja// standards and originals from the pen of alto-saxophonist

'l'ow ltdrow.


I Jazz Brunch ()xygen Bar & (irill.

3 5 lnlirinary Street. 557 9997. 2 5pm. l’ree. 'l'he Rohert Pettigrew Trio play in a new weekly ja/l hrtmch kids welcome. I Delta Croft Review Wee Folk (‘luh. Royal Oak. llilirmary Street. 557 2976. S.30pm. £3. Blues and folk originals and emers from this Iidinhurgh-hased hand.

I Scott Hamilton Quartet Henry‘s Jal/ (‘ellar. S Morrison Street. 467 5200. S.30pm. £10. \Varm. lyrical tenor sa\ophone playing from one of the world's top performers.

I Bill Kyle’s Sh“ Hot Jazz Quartet ()sygen Bar & (irill. 3 5 Infirmary Street. 557 0997. 9pm midnight. 1-‘ree. Drummer Bill Kyle's latest grouping. featuring Doug 'l'iplady lsaxesl. Patil Kirhy ipianol and new 20-year-old hass sensation Key in (ilasgow.

Monday 8


I 4 Jazz Burnhrae. Milngayie. 942 595 I. Spm. l‘ree. Quartet producing swinging ja// standards featuring guitarist Boh Sloan and .-\ndy Sharkey on douhle hass.


I From Basin Street to Broadway Brunton 'l‘hcatre. Lady well Way. .\lu.sselhurgh. 665 2240. 7.30pm. £12 10)). Keith Smith pays trihute to the .~\lllL‘l'lL‘tlll greats including Louis Armstrong. l‘ats Waller. Benny (ioodman. Duke lillington and ('ole Porter.

I Jam Session S0 Queen Street Bar and Restaurant. S0 Queen Street. 2265007. S30 1 1.30pm. l-‘ree. ()pen session with the l)ayid Patrick 'l'rio come and play or to hear a whole load of new talent.

Tuesday 9


I MillarsSpencer-Travis: Acoustic Standards Henry's Ja/l (‘ellaiz S Morrison Street. 467 5200. S.30pm. £5. ('lassic modern jal/ repertoire from .\1iles to .‘ylonk.

Wednesday 1 0


I Paul Harrison Trio Henry \ Ja// (it‘llill'. h' Morrison Street. 467 5300. S._§0pm. £5. Modern ja/l from keyboardist Harrison. who is making major waves in

ja// circles. He is joined hy Stuart Ritchie.

Pete l.owit and (Barry (iihh.

I Fleamarket Funk (‘aharet Voltaire. 36 3S Blair Street. 220 6176. 1 1pm 3am. [2. Local outfit playing their own kind of hig hand funk in this new weekly residency with a smattering of 1)] supports and other |i\‘e acts. ’l'ohy Shippey's lilephants drop their Afro funk 1 IS liehl.


I The Michael Deans Quartet Beer ('afe. ('andleriggs. 552 t)Sl5.

9 1 1.45pm. See Thu 4.


0 Preston Reed Queen's Hall. (lei-it Street. 068 2(ll‘). Split. U2 (£101. See llitlist. ahoye right.

jazz listings Music

iii? Preston Reed American guitarist Preston Reed has settled in Scotland and made a big impact with his remarkable ‘hammering-on’ percussive technique and musicality. Reed has reissued his excellent Handwritten Notes CD ahead of this Scottish tour. which also includes dates in East Kilbride. Peebles and Cumbernauld. Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, Thu 77 Mar.

Tam White Scotland’s semi- legendary blues singer and occasional actor (pictured) pops up on screen again in Norman Stone's Man Danciin a film which took its name from one of his songs. Tam has a new CD, Hold On out to celebrate. and does his inimitable thing here for a home town crowd. North Edinburgh Arts Centre, Edinburgh, Fri 72 Mar.

Brian Kellock: Brazil 19308 Following projects on the music of Fats Waller and Willie “the Lion' Smith. the pianist continues his excavations of early repertoire south of the border. Bassist Mario Caribe and percussionist Edmundo Carniero supply the authentic groove, with the ever adaptable John Rae on drums. Now if he could just get some of that Brazilian magic to rub off on his beloved Hibs . . . Henry’s Jazz Cellar, Edinburgh, Wed 77— Thu 78 Mar.

I Dave Milligan Trio Henry's Jan. ('ellttt‘. S Morrison Street. 467 .5200. S.30pm. £5. Pianist Milligan and his trio supply a melodic jaH selection from old standards to newer funky tunes.

I David Patrick’s Los Phenomenos Trio 80 Queen Street Bar and Restaurant. S0 Queen Street. 2265097. ()pm midnight. l-‘ree. Piano led jax/ trio.


I Paolo Fresu 'l‘olhootlt. Jail \Vynd. 017S6 274000. Spin. £12 (£l0). Award- winning Sardinian trumpeter. See preview.


0 Tam White North lidinhurgh Arts (‘entre. 15a Pennywell (‘ourt. 315 2151. 7pm. £6 (£4). See llitlist. ahoye.

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