Music jazz listings

Thursday 22 continued

I Steve Hamilton Trio Henry’s Ja/I (‘ellatz 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Dynamic new trio led by the mercurial pianist lcaturing Aidan ()’l)oneell on bass and .-\lyn (‘osker on drums with a sound inspired by the (’orea. Hancock and Jarrett era.


I The Rat Pack l'csti\;tl 'l‘heatre.

l3 2‘) .\'icolson Street. 52‘) 6000. 8pm. £12.50 £24.50 (£6.50 £l‘).50). See Tue 20.

I Frederik Nordstrom Quintet Henry ‘s Jan ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £8 (£6). Nortlsll'oltt's pre\ tolls Visits to Scotland haye demonstrated that the Swedish tenor saXopltonist is a lcat'less

improy iser. interpreter and composer. See panel.

I Alex Yellowlees’ Hot Club 80 Queen Street Bar and Restaurant. 80 Queen Street. 226 5097. ‘)pm midnight. Free. l-‘ormerly known simply as the Hot (‘ltllx \‘iolittisl Alex Yellow lees‘ lt'io serye tip swing in the classic Reinhardt (irappelli style.

I The Elephants Henry‘s Ja/l (t‘llitt‘. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. Midnight. £5. Hard-grinding. ska. gritty reggae and al'ropunk from Salsa (‘eltica's 'I’oby Shippey.

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I George McGowan and his Orchestra Merchant's ('orner. l8 John Street. 552 380]. 2.30 5.30pm. Free. See Sat I7.

I John Burgess Quartet Brcl. 3‘) 43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3 6pm. Free. 'lcttor saXopltonist Burgess l‘ronts this innoyatiye l'oursome. drawing on inllttcnccs as diyerse as ('obain. Radioliead and Dylan.

I Big Bob’s Jazz Band Bar I85. Buchanan Hotel. I85 Buchanan Street. 332 7284. 5.30pm. Free. See Sat I7. I Eddie Toal and Quintet ()‘Nc‘ill‘s. 7| Albion Street. 5.52 0822. ‘) l l.45pm. Free. See Sat 17.

FREDRIK NORDSTROM QUINTET Fredrik Nordstrom (not to be confused with the death metal record producer of the

same name) is an excellent Swedish saxophonist and has already made a powerful impact in these parts. He

describes his music as ‘jazz of today where you might occasionally hear elements of modern classical music and rock I’m

constantly searching for new sounds,

sounds that are up to date.’ Helping in that search will be Magnus Broo (trumpet), Mattias Stahl (vibes), Ingebrigt Flaten (bass)

and Fredrik Rundqvist (drums). (Kenny Mathieson).

I Henry‘s; Ja/x Col/(tr. Edinburgh. [1(238 Sat 24 Apr: the iron Theatre. Glasgow. Sun 25) Apr.

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I The Rat Pack l‘estiyal 'l‘heatre.

l3 2‘) \icolsot) Street. 52‘) 6000. 4.30pm tk 8pm. £l2.50 £24.50 (£6.50 £l‘).50). 8LT Tue 20.

I Frederik Nordstrom Quintet Henry ‘s Jan ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £8 (£6). See Fri 23.

I 80QSt House Band 80 Queen Street Bar and Restaurant. 80 Queen Street. 226 5007. ‘)pm midnight. Free. See Sat I7. I Rumba Caliente Henry 's Jan ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. Midnight. £6. 8i\-piece hand led by Salsa ('eltica trumpeter lob) Shippey. proy iding the linest in hot raunchy l.atin sounds.


I The Rae Sisters 'l‘olhtmtli. Jail \Vyltd. 01786 274000. 7.30pm. U0 (£6.50). The \ocal talents oi Syly ia. (iina and (‘athie combine for a mi\ture oi standards and selllpenned songs.

Glasgow I Paul Towndrow and Friends Beer ('alc. (‘andleriggx 552 ‘)8l5. 2pm.

l'il't‘L‘. Sec Stilt l8.

I Frederik Nordstrom Quintet 'l’ron 'l’lteatre. 63 'l‘rongatc. 552 4267. 8pm. £8 (£6). See lit 25.

GMatthew Herbert Big Band with Bugge Wesseltoft 'l‘he Art-lies. 253 Argyle Street. 565 l023. £l5. See Thu


I Jazz Brunch ()\ygen Bar & (irill.

3 5 lnlirmary Street. 557 ‘)‘)‘)7. 2 5pm. l‘rcc. Sce Sun l8.

0 Dick Lee Septet llenry \ Ja/l ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £6. ('larinettist and soprano sa\oplionisl relatinclics his respected septet playing new music written by Ice and arrangements in style ol' (icorgc Barnes.

Monday 26


I 4 Jazz Burnbrae. .\lilnga\ ie. ‘)42 595 l. 8pm. l‘ree. See Mon 1‘).


I Jam Session 80 Queen Street Bar

and Restaurant. 80 Queen Street. 226 5007. 8.30 l l.30pm. liree. See Mon 1‘).

Tuesday 27


I Bill Kyle’s Sh" Hot Jazz Quartet ()\ygen Bar 62; (irill. 3 5 lnlirmary Street. 557 ‘)‘)‘)7.

9pm ntidnight. liree. See 'l‘ue 20.

Wednesday 28


I Kevin Murray Band Henry's Ja/l (it'llilli. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. ()riginal music playing homage to guitar greats and styles l'eaturing nil'ty lingersty les and l'retwork. I Fleamarket Funk ('abaret Voltaire. 36 38 Blair Street. 220 6l76. llpm 3am. £2. local otitlit playing their own kind ol' big band limit in this new w eekly residency with a smattering ol 1)] supports and other liye acts. .\'/.'s l‘at l'reddy 's. \\ ho count (iilles Peterson amongst their tans, drop by to ply the crowds with their trademark reggae. soul and dub.

Thursday 29

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I T—Model and Uncle John & Whitelock King ‘l‘ut's \Vah \Vah lltit. 272a St Vincent Street. 22l 527‘). 8.30pm. £10.50. .\ classic bluesnian with a growling. mumbling style who didn‘t pick tip a guitar until the age of 58. I’m! u/ li'i/Hi't'lt.

I The Michael Deans Quartet Beer ('ale. (‘andlcriggx 552 ‘)8l5.

‘) l l.45pltt. Free. See 'lilttt l5.


I Dave Milligan Trio Henry's Ja/l (‘ellaiz 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5 £6. l’ianist Milligan and his trio supply a tnclodic iau selection lrom old standards to contemporary tunes.

Isle Of Bute

I Isle of Bute Jazz Festival Various \enues. 01700 502l5 l. limes \ary. £15 £40 the day roser ticket. liixe- day celebration ol' traditional jall music on land and water.

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


I Cloudstreet 8! Andrew ‘s in the Stiltare. oll Saltmarkct. St Andrew’s Street. 548 6020. 8pm. £6 (£4). .lohn ’l‘liompson and Nicole Murray are a beguiling Australian duo with great \ocal harmony. big songs and amusing anecdotes.


I Kila Queen's llall. (‘lerk Street. 668 20l‘). 8pm. £l4 (£l2). l"rom l)ublin. Kila bring wild world rhythms on bodhran and drutns with tiillean pipes and other trad lrisb instruments. sbamanic (iaelic \ocals. big arrangements and a sense of occasion. I Shooglenifty the Venue. (‘alton Road. 557 3073. 7.30pm. £8.50. The unique acid crolt trance dance from the originators.

I Rudsambee National Portrait (iallcry. Queen Street. 624 6200. 6pm. l‘rcc. Scottish. (iaelic. \Vcsl African. Middle liastern and Scandinayian mttsic. ()riginal arrangements and compositions from this l‘)-strong lidinburgh l’olk ensemble.


I Radio Tarifa Royal ('oncert llall. Saucbiehall Street. 353 8000. 8pm. £l5 l 3). An astonishing Spanish blend oi medieyal. Arabic and llamenco music. nominated for the BB(‘ Radio 3 World Mtisic Awards last year.

I Ceilidh Dance Riyersidc (’lub. l'it).\ Street. 248 3H4. 8pm. £6. l.i\'c music from the Nicky McMillan dance band.


I The Incredible String Band Queen‘s llztll. ('let'ls Street. 668 201‘). 8pm. £15. Without Robin Williamson. btit including (live Palmer and Mike

Heron. the 60s legends contittttc to be reborn.


I Gill Bowman laid in the (’it)‘. Laurie‘s Bar. King Street. 8pm. £5. The lidinburgh based singer/songwriter (hall of macAlias. with Karine l’olwart) on a solo l’ligbt.


I Traditional Music Conversations Quaker Meeting House. Victoria 'lcrrace. 225 4825. Want 6pm. £3 (£2). An day music and conversation with young lulls' musicians. l’url of ( ‘t’i/it/lt ('u/Iurt'.

I Concert and Ceilidh Dance with the City of Edinburgh Pipes and Drums 'l‘homas Moi-ton Hall. l‘erry Road. l.eitli. 554 I408. 8pm. £8 (£6). lop quality piping. I’url u/ (‘t’i/it/li ('u/Im‘c'.


I Lorna Swan 8. Friends 'l'olhoollt. Jail \Vyntl. (H786 274000. l.30pm. l‘ree. ltlltil‘llttll tolls sessions. now mot ed to Saturday. led by traditional liddle.

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Glasgow I Salsa Celtica (‘ottier ’l’heatre.