Music jazz listings

Sunday 9 continued


I Jazz Brunch ()\}gL‘li Bar & (irill. .3 5 lnlirmar) Street. 557 0007. 2 5pm. l‘ree. See Sun 2.

I Todd Gordon ileni‘) ‘s Ja// ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £6. Suinging \ocals l‘rom (iordott singing from tlte Sinatra songbook.

Monday 1 0


I 4 Jazz Buritbrae. Milttga\ ie. 042 5051. 8pm. Free. See Mon 3.

I 10th Avenue Jazz Band Si Andre“ ~s itt tlte Square. 011 Saltittarket. St Andrew ’s Street. 548 6020. 8pm. £7 (£4 £5). ('alil’ornian band stamp classic traditional ia/l arrangements “11h their oun spirit of ltiit.


I Jam Session 80 Queen Street Bar and Restaurant. 80 Queen Street. 220 5007. 8.30 l l.3(lptit. Free. See Mon 3.

Tuesday 1 1


I Lunchtime Jazz Rainshorii 'l‘heatre. 08 Ingram Street. 552 3480. 1.15 2pm. £2.50. l.i\'e iii/x pet‘lttl‘liit‘tl by students 01. tlte l'nixersit) ot' Stt'athcl_\de.


I Bill Kyle’s Sh** Hot Jazz Quartet ()\)gL‘tl Bar & (irill. 3 5 litlii'ittiit‘) Street. 557 0007.

0pm midnight. l‘ree. See Tue 4.

Wednesday 12


9 Jewels and Binoculars (‘(‘.-\. .350 Saticltieltall Street. .352 4000. (Split. £8 (£6). :\lti\1L‘l'tlztlil-lhtSL‘tl:\litel‘iL'itii clarinetlist Michael Moore llaittiliar in these parts from the (‘lusone lt'iol p;i_\s tribute to Bob l)_\1an in this iiiipt‘UViSetl exploration oi his music. I Dayna Kurtz 'l‘ron 'l‘heatre. 6.3 'l‘rongate. 552 4267. .\'e\\ .lerse} singer/song“ riter \\ itlt a blues-induced \Ulliitl. l’art ol' Big Big (’ountr}.


I Spontaniacs llL‘lit'} \ lit/x (‘ellar 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Singer |.uc) Kendra leads lliis immensel} llilit)\1tll\L‘ group \klitt ha\ e beeit described thus: imagine Bjork \\illl Herbie Hancock or .loni Mitcltell singing ()rnette Coleman. See lot" _\otirsell'.


I Tord Gustavsen Trio (‘(‘.’\. 350 Saucltieltall Street. 352 4000. 8pm. £8 t£6l. .\'or\\egian trio \iith a fusion 01' Scandininian l'olk music. gospel. ('aribbean aitd ja/I. See pre\ ie\\.

I The Michael Deans Quartet Beer (are. ('andleriggs. 552 0815.

0 1 1.45pm. l‘ree. See 1110 20.


I Konrad Wiszniewski Quartet lleni'} 's Ja/I ('ellat'. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5. Sa\ophonist Konrad \Visnieu ski has a rich sound. rooted iii the tradition ol' the sa\ophoiie giants. He has spent some time at Berklee (‘ollege tit Hositiit. and will showcase his new attack and technique.


0 Fraser Fifield Trio l’aisle} :\l‘l\ ('entre. \eu Street. 887 1010. 7.30pm. £5 (£31. World class piper. sopl‘atto sa\ophonist. and lo“ \xltislle pla}er oi Salsa ('ellica backed b} electric guitar jaH gromes l'roni (iraeme Stephen.

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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 fax on 0131 557 8500. Listings are compiled by Ruth Hedges and Norman Chalmers.

Thursday 29


I Wee Davie Martin Memorial Concert l.i\ e at the Star. St Andre“ '\ iii the Square. ol'l' Saltmarket. St Andrew 's Street. 548 6020. 8pm. £6 t£4l. litindraiser l'or Sa\ e the ('ltildren. celebrating the lite ol‘ \xee l)a\ie: \\ itlt Kenn} (’aird. Arthur Johnson. Tom Wood. (iordeaima Mc('ulloch arid the litirod)ce cltoir.


I Les Miseres (‘ttle R()'\ili Bistro liar. \Vesl Register Street. 5.57 4702. 8.30pm midnigltt. £5 on door t£4 in (Itl\;lliL‘L‘l. Louisiana (’ajun from this lidiitbtirgh-based hand. 'l‘ickets l'i'om the Venue or through \\ \\ \\.iniseres.cont.


I Chris Stout Band ’I‘olbooth. .lail \Vyntl. 01786 274000. 7.30pm. £10 t£6.50). Star liddler from Shetland group l‘iddler's Bid. here “ith his o\\tt lirst class hand and the launch 01' a iirst solo album.


I Ceilidh Dance Ri\erside (‘lub. 1‘o\ Street. 248 3144. 8pm. £6. Mtisic from l)eoch and Horns.

I Lesbian and Gay Ceilidh Dance St Andre“ 's in the Sqttare. ol'l' Salttttarket. St Andrew ‘s Street. 221 7203. 8pm. £12 £10. Maeappella lead the night's whirling tit this l'tittdraiser tor Stratltcl}de Lesbian and (Ea)

S\\ itcltboat‘d and (ilasgou l.(iB'l‘ ('entre.


I Songwriting Workshop .\'oi~tlt lidinbtirgh Arts (‘entre. l’enn} \\ ell ('ottrl. 315 2151. \oon 2pm. £10 (includes e\ening concert) t£7). Ages 14+. :\ chance to bring _\our songs to a

RODNEY CROWELL It‘s a quarter of a century since the young Rodney Crowell found himself among the misfit regulars at Bishop’s Pub in Nashville. I But despite a long spell - away from the business in the 905. Crowell stands equal among that band of eccentrics who went on to become the heroes of a new generation in country music: Townes Van Zandt. Guy Clark, Lucinda Williams, John Hiatt, Steve Earle and others.

The only person to have written. produced and sung on five country

\Hil‘k‘SllUp \\ itlt leading gtiitarist/singer/songu riter Allan '1‘a_\'1or. I Allan Taylor North lidinburgh Arts ('entre. 1’enn_\\\‘ell (‘ourt. 315 2151. 7pm. £8 (£5). One 01‘ the l'K‘s most popular singer/song“i‘iters. llis flil' ‘I‘rui‘e/lt'r “on the (irand Pris dti l)isque de Montreti\ tor the best album.

Glasgow I Ceilidh Dance Ri\L‘l‘Slth ('lub. l-‘os Street. 248 3144. 8pm. £6. See Fri 30.


I The Border Gaitherin: Coldstream 2004 Various Venues. 01573 224020. 10am 3pm. Tuition in all the 161k instruments and singing. ('eilidh dances and concerts. l’tih sessions.


I The Clachies Bar 185. Buchanan liotel. Buchanan Street. 332 7284. 5pm. Free. Scottish and Irish music session. I From Russia with Lev (‘at‘e (‘ossachok. Russian (‘ttlttiral ('entre. 10 King Street. 5530733. 8.30pm. Free. Russian. classical and g_\ps_\ l'rom \ioliltist l.e\ Atlas.


I Gill Bowman Wee Folk ('lub. Royal Oak. litlirtnar} Street. 557 2076. 8.30pm. £3. listablished lidinbtirgh folk- based singer/song“ riter.


I The Border Gaitherin: Coldstream 2004 Various Venues. 01573 224020. 10am 3pm. See Sat 1.


0 Omara Portuondo t'slier tliill. 1.othian Road. 228 1155. 8pm.

£14 £43.50. See Hit List. right.

I Rodney Crowell Queen‘s Hall. (‘lerk Street. 668 2010. 8pm. £16 t£l4l. See panel. below

I Me Suena Tu Cara 'I‘he l)oric '11i\ ertt. Market Street. 225 1084. 0pm. Free. .-\fro/Spanish/Bra/ilian band.


I The Border Gaitherin: Coldstream 2004 Various Venues. ()1573 224020. 10am 3pm. See Sat 1.

number ones, Crowell comes to Edinburgh promoting a fine new soul-searching album

described by one magazine as

‘breathtakingly unconventional'. Expect

Cluality. (Ninian Dunnett)

Omara Potuondo Famous for her performances with the Buena Vista Social Club phenomenon. Cuban singing diva Omara Portuondo (pictured) arrives in Scotland backed by her own t7-piece band. Usher Hail, Edinburgh, Mon 3 May.

Big Big Country This annual festival brings America to Glasgow in a stream of concerts from soloists like bluesy songstress Danya Kurtzoaks to retro guitar killers Los Straightjackets and bluecollar hollerer Dave Alvin. See preview. Various Venues, Glasgow, Wed 5—Sat 75 May.

Harem Scarem The four women and one guy in Harem Scarem take members of the Poozies, Fine Friday. Daimh and Drop the Box and turn out some energetic altfolk. North Edinburgh Arts Centre, Wed 5 May

Tuesday 4


I Folk’n’Friends The (‘anons' (iait. (‘anongate. 556 4481. 0pm. Free. lnl‘ormal weekly l‘olk club.

Wednesday 5


I Dave Alvin and the Guilty Men Reitireu l‘err}; (‘lyde Place. 353 8000. 8pm. £13.50 (£1 1.50). (irowling vocals lead the sound that’s been described as (‘huek Berry's rock’n'roll. Merle Haggard's tough-living countr)’. Lightnin' llopkins' beat-up blties and Woody (iuthrie's clear reportage. all in one. I’ar! ol'li‘ig Big (bunt/a".

I St Andrew’s in the Square Ceilidh Dance St Andrew's in the Square. oil Saltmarket. St Andrews Street. 548 6020. 7.30- 10.30pm. £5. All uelcome. tuition given.

I Song Session (‘al‘e Source. St Andrews in the Square. St Andrews Square. oil Saltmark'et. 548 6020. 8.30pm. Free.


0 Harem Scarem Edinburgh l-‘olk' (‘lub. Pleasance (‘abaret Bar. The Pleasanee. 8pm. £6 (£5). See Hit List. abme.


I Big Sandy and his Fly-Rite Boys (irand ()le ()pr)‘. Paisley Road '1'oll.353 8000. spin. £12 (£101. on