I Battle of the Bands M;tc‘Sotlc‘)‘s. 42 Jamaica Street. 2-18 8581. 9pm. l-‘ree. I Phil’s Session l’isge Beatha. 232 Woodlands Road. 56-1 1596. 8pm. l-tee. Weekly jam.

I The Vagabonds The Scotia. 112—1 1-1 Stockwell Street. 552 8681. 9pm. Free. Popular covers.

I Jam Session Satnuel Dow's.

67» 71 Nithsdale Road. 423 (1107. 8.30pm. Free. Hosted by Independence. I Live Music Nice'n'Slea/y. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm.

I Live Music Mc(‘huills. 40 High Street. 552 2135. 9.3(1pm. Free. Next bands night.

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


I Kenny Paterson ('uba None. 14 John Street. 552 35115. 5 8pm. l‘ree. A new talent on the Scottish jazz scene. Paterson provides smooth soul and suing vocals.

I The Michael Deans Quartet

Beer Cale. (‘andleriggs 552 9815.

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9 1 1.45pm. 1‘ree. Modern ja/l quartet led b_\ tenor .sa\;tnan Deans.


0 National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Scotland RSAMI). l()() Rentrew Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £8 (£2 £4). l’erl‘orming standards and contemporary jal/ works. the orchestra will be joined by gttesl trombonist Mark liasse}.

I Jazz Course: UK 'l'ron 'l‘heatre. (i3 'l’rongate. 552 4267. £90. Beginner to intermediate course ol'l‘ering tuition in all aspects of music and performance for ages 11) adult. For more into and booking call ()1361) 3| 1992 or check \\'\\*\\‘._ia//ctiurse.co.uk.


I Lights Out By Nine l-‘estis-al Marquee. 112m lscraig Road. (11383 860045. 9pm. £7. Vocalist Al llughes l'ronts this ever popular stomping blues outtit.


I Stuart Brown Quartet Brel.

3‘) 43 Ashlth Lane. 342 4966. 3pm. liree. Drummer-led cutting edge ja/x band playing original compositions and unusual covers.

I Big Bob’s Jazz Band Bar 185. Buchanan Hotel. 185 Buchanan Street. 332 728-1. 5.3(lpm. l-‘ree. Regular swinging ja/l session.

I New Orleans Joymakers (‘al‘e Source. 51 Andt'etts in the Square. St Andrew s Square. ol'l~ Salttnarlset. 548 6021). 8.30pm. £16.95 (inc dinnerl. l'p- tempo. .\'e\\ ()rleans-st}le lull from this popular Scottish jall band.

I Eddie Toal and Quintet

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()‘Neill's. 71 Albion Street. 552 ()822.

9 1 1.45pm. Free. liddie sings his \sa} through American songbook standards. I Jazz Course: UK 'l‘ron “theatre. o3 'l'rongate. 552 4267. [90. See Fri 6.


I Salsa Celtica l'estix'al Marquee. llzmkcraig Road. ()1383 8600-15. 9pm. £12 (£9). A head)‘ mix oljau. African. Latin and ('eltic rhythms lt‘om this liwly group.


I Bobby Wishart 8. Friends (‘at‘e Source. St Andreas in the Square. St Andrew s Square. ol'l‘ Saltmarket. 548 60211. lptn. £7.95. Leading s;t.\t)pltt)lti\l \Visltztt‘l is joined by \at'ious guests l'ot' some cool mellou sounds and a 1a/_\' brunch.

I Brass Monkeys Merchant‘s (other. 18 John Street. 552 3801. 2.30pm. 15-strong (ilasgtm-based high energ) Latin and funk ensemble.

I Jazz Course: UK 'I‘ron 'l‘heatre. (ifs 'lt'ongatc. 552 4267. £91). See Hi 6.

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0 Barbara Morrison B)re ’l‘heatre. Abbe} Street, (1133-1 475th)“. 8pm. £12 (L9). This ewberant American singer has been a big hit at the lidinburgh Ja// 1‘esti\al in recent _\ears. and is l‘eatured here with the Tom l-‘inla.\ 'l‘rio.


I Kenny Paterson (‘uba .\'orte. 14 John Street. 552 35115. 5 8pm. l‘ree. See Thu 5.

I The Michael Deans Quartet Beer (are. (‘andlct'iggs 552 9815.

9 1 1.45pm. 1"ree. See “liltll 5.

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NYJoS The National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Scotland went through a more experimental phase in recent years. but have reverted to more familiar big band methods and disciplines under the leadership of trumpeter Eddie Severn. Check out this year's intake of young musicians. RSA/l/ID. Glasgow, Fri 6 Aug.

Barbara Morrison A big voice and a big personality have made the American singer (pictured) one of the hits of recent Edinburgh Jazz Festivals. She learns up with the Tom Finlay Trio for a set of swinging standards. with soul. gospel and blues inflections thrown in for good measure. Byre Theatre. St Andrews. Sun 8 Aug.

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