Events are listed by date, then city. Submit listings at least ten days before publication to Ruth Hedges at email@example.com, by post or by tax on 0131 557 8500. Listings are compiled by Ruth Hedges and Kenny Mathieson.
Glasgow I The Michael Deans Quartet Beer (are. ('andleriggs. 552 9815. 9 11.45pm.
lr'ree. Modern jazz quartet 1ed b} tenor saxman Deans.
I Vente d’Est Henry's Ja/I (char. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £5 £6. (iuitarists lain (’arleton and (iraham High with Violinist [an King performing the music of Django Reinhardt.
I The Finale Bar Jazz Group The Finale Bar. .\'o\‘ote1. Lauriston Place. 656 3500. 7pm. Free. A changing selection of top jazz players. first as a trio t7ptn—9pmi then as a quartet t9pm—midnight l.
I The Ruttness North lidinburgh Arts Centre. 1521 Pennywell Court. 315 2151. 7pm. £6 t£3—£4l. A fusion of blues. reggae. drutn & bass and dtib from this Edinburgh tire-piece.
I Vente d’Est Henry's Jazz (‘e11ar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £546. See Thu 8.
I Guest Band Night 80 Queen Street Bar and Restaurant. 80 Queen Street. 226 5097. 9pm midnight. 15ree. Regular ia/x night featuring top Scottish jazz groups.
I Chaos Theory The (‘ellar Bar. l (‘hambers Street. 467 2539. 9pm. l-‘ree. ()riginal funk) unit \tith tripp) ja// \‘tk‘dlS. I Innasoul Henry‘s Jan ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5201). Midnight. 95. Soul classics \sith reggae st)’lc‘. deep (‘aribbean funk groo\e featuring 11o“ ard Bridges on \oeal and percussion.
I George McGowan and his Orchestra Merchant's (‘orneiz 18 John Street. 552 3801. 2.30 5.30pm. 1-‘ree. [)rummer McGowan leads his big hand tsith guest Vocalists.
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I Bill Kyle’s Sh“ Hot Jazz Quartet Brel. 39 43 .-\slltt)tt Lane. 342 4966. 3pm. Free. Drummer Bill K}le‘s latest grouping. featuring l)oug 'l'iplad} lsa\esl. l’aul Kirb} tpianol and Kevin (ilasgtm (bass).
I Big Bob’s Jazz Band Bar 185. Buchanan Hotel. 185 Buchanan Street. 332 7284. 5.30pm. l‘ree. Regular stsinging ja/l session.
I Eddie Toal and Quintet ()‘.\‘ei|l‘s. 71 Albion Street. 552 0822. 9 11.45pm. 1’ree. liddie sings his \ta} through American songbook standards.
I Jazz@Lunch 80 Queen Street Bar and Restaurant. St) Queen Street. 220 5119-...
2 5pm. 1’ree. Lunchtime ia/z \tith the 80 Queen Street piano trio kids \selcomc.
I BOOSt House Band 80 Queen Street Bar and Restaurant. 80 Queen Street. 226 5097. 9pm midnight. 15ree. Modern jal/ classics from this d}namic lite-piece. I Rumba Caliente llenr} ‘s Ja// ('ellar. S Morrison Street. 467 521111. Midnight. £6. Six-piece hand led b} Salsa ('eltica trumpeter 'l'ob} Shippc). prm iding the finest in hot. raunch} Latin sounds.
I Kenny Paterson (‘uba None. 14 John Street. 552 3505. 4- 7pm. Free. .-\ 11C“ talent on the Scottish jaI/ scene. Paterson provides smooth soul arid stt ing \ocals.
I Jazz@Lunch 80 Queen Street Bar and Restaurant. 80 Queen Street. 226 5097. 2 5pm. Free. Lunchtime ja/x “ith the Robert l’ettigrett Trio kids welcome. I Roy Powell/Frode Berg/Stuart Ritchie 11enr_\'s Ja// ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 52111). 3.3111111]. £5. Direct from Ronnie Scott's in London. this (No resident attd e\ceptional pianist teams tip \s ith Berg on bass attd Scots drummer Ritchie. See pret ieu.
I Paul Kirby Trio ()\}:2L‘11 Bar ts (il'lll. 3 5 lnlirmar} Street. 55" 9997.
9pm midnight. l-ree. lixening session led b} pianist Paul Kirb}. featuring Ketin (ilasgots on bass and Bill K} le on drums.
I 4 Jazz Burnbrae. Milngat ie. 942 5951. 8pm. Free. Quartet producing swinging lit/l standards featuring guitarist Bob Sloan and And) Sharke} on double bass.
Those with long (ish) memoriesimight recall Australian saxophonist Sandy Evans from her brief timé in Glasgow in the late 805, or in subsequent visits with the excellent Oz-based jazz-fusion outfit Clarion Fracture Zone. a hand she co-led with Glaswegian saxophonist Tony Gorman. If you don't know her from these contexts, then this is a chance check out her powerful and inventive sax work with this trio, the first time she has led her own group in this country. (Kenny Mathieson)
I Jam Session at) Queen Street Bar and Restaurant. 811 Queen Street. 226 5097. 8.30 1 1.30pm. 15ree. ()pen session \\ ith the Hat id l’atrick 'l‘rio conte and pla} or come to hear a \\ hole load of he“ talent.
I Bill Kyle’s Sh" Hot Jazz Quartet ()\_\gen Bar & (irill. 3 5 Inlirmar} Street. 557 9997. 9pm midnight. l'ree. See Sat 11).
I Singin’ and Swingin’ Dundee Rep. la} Square. 01382 223530. 8pm. £12 tL'lllI. (‘raig McMurdo and .'\l}\t)ll ()rr t1e1\ e into the repertoire of greats like Samm} Dan is Jnr and ion} Bennett.
I Sandy Evans Trio Brel. 39 43 Ashton lane. 342 4966. 8pm. Free. Australian tenor saxophonist litans fronts her ottn trio on their first l'K tour.
I Clare Daly 11c‘iti'}'s.l;t// (‘ellaiz 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. 1.5. A nets jal/ t'ocalist on the scene offering a fresh. irret'erent take on familiar material.
I The Michael Deans Quartet Beer ('afe. ('andleriggs. 552 9815. 9 11.45pm. l‘ree. See Thu 3.
I Sandy Evans Trio llettt'}'s1a// (‘ellatz 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £6. See Wed 14.
I The Finale Bar Jazz Group The l‘inalc Bar. .\'o\ote1. 1.auriston Place. 656 3500 . 7pm. 15rec. See Hi 9.
I Brian Sheils 11enr_\ 's Ja/l ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. £6. l’t'gcnt. e\hilarating stiltts limit the littss iiiati \\ illi Paul Harrison tpianol and Stuart Ritchie on drums.
I Guest Band St) Queen Street Bar and Restaurant. 80 Queen Street. 226 5097. 9pm midnight. 1‘ree. See Hi 9.
I Chaos Theory The ('ellar Bar. 1 ('hamhers Street. 467 2539. 9pm. Free. See in 9.
I Root Down llenr} 's Ja// (‘ellatz 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. Midnight. £5. Old school big funk from ke}hoard maestro 1’aul Harrison. featuring .-\lan Mcls'eott n on guitar.
I George McGowan and his Orchestra Merchant's (‘ornetz 18 John Street. 552 5301. 2.51) 5.511170]. l-‘ree. See Sat 10.
I Utter Chaos Brel. 39 43 :\shton lane. 342 4966. 3pm. liree. Baritone sa\man Dougie Brounlie fronts his t)\\ll group.
I Big Bob’s Jazz Band Bar 185. Buchanan Hotel. 185 Buchanan Street. 332 .7284. 5.30pm. lice. See Sat 10.
I Eddie Toal and Quintet ()‘.\'eill'.s. 71 Albion Street. 552 0822. 9 11.45pm. 151cc. See Sat 10.
I Jazz@Lunch 80 Queen Street Bar and Restaurant. 80 Queen Street. 226 5097.
2 5pm. 15ree. See Sat 10.
I The Stonetlowers Henry‘s lal/ ('ellar. 8 Morrison Street. 467 5200. 8.30pm. 9.5. .\'e\\ project featttring singer S}1\ ia Rae e\ploring the folk/jal/
crosso\ er lone \\ ith Sand} \Vright lguitarl. Russell lluntcr tliddlet. lid Kellt tbassl and Donald 11a} tpercussionl.
jazz listings Music
Tim Barella Big Band One for fans of classic big band music. Tim Barella's long-running Glasgow-based band has been keeping the faith with big band swing for. well. probably longer than the leader likes to remember. The Malt/nan. Glasgow. Thu 22 Jul.
Dundee Guitar Festival The DGF is a classical event at root. but the programme has always found space for guitarists working in and around jazz. This year's line-up includes jazzers Martin Taylor (pictured) and John Etheridge. the latter in an intriguing new project with classical maestro John Williams and Cameroons Patrick Bebey. Cai'rd Hall Comp/ex, Dundee. Wed 2 l—St/n 25 Jul.
Saturday 31 July Cottier Theatre
Tickets £10 from Tickets Scotland Ltd Tel. 0141 204 5151/ 0870 220 1116 Show starts 7:30pm
and the Swing Kings Trio
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