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Glasgow ■ Big Band Dance Night GUU Debating Chamber, University of Glasgow, 32 University Avenue, 416 2026. 7.30–10.15pm. £10 (£8). Jazz and swing social dancing session with music provided by Glaswegian jive bunnies ‘That Swing Sensation’. Hit the floor for a bit of a foxtrot or just sit back and enjoy big band classics from the likes of Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller. Edinburgh ■ Philip Clouts Quartet The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 9pm. £7. Contemporary jazz pianist, inspired by African and Latin American rhythms.
Monday 3 Edinburgh
St Andrews ■ Philip Clouts Quartet The Inn at Lathones, By Largoward, 01334 840494. 9–11pm. £8. See Sun 2.
Wednesday 5 Glasgow ■ Philip Clouts Quartet Woodend Tennis & Bowling Club, 10 Chamberlain Road, 959 1428. 8–10.30pm. £12. See Sun 2.
Edinburgh ■ Bright Noise International Quintet The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £7 (£5). New York-based saxophonist Ben Bryden leads this high octane jazz five-piece. Thursday 6
Glasgow ■ Bright Noise International Quintet The Glasgow Art Club, 185 Bath Street, 248 5210. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). See Wed 5.
Edinburgh ■ The Jazz Bar Quintet The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £5 (£4). See Thu 30. Dunfermline ■ Philip Clouts Quartet Carnegie Hall, East Port, 01383 602302. 7.30pm. £12 (£10). See Sun 2.
Edinburgh ■ Scottish National Jazz Orchestra with Laurence Cottle The Queen’s Hall, 87–89 Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7.30pm. £18–£20 (£16–£18; SNJO Youth Card £5; under 16s free). Scotland’s virtuoso big band pay tribute to the music of Jaco Pastorius in the company of bass guitarist Laurence Cottle. Pre-concert talk at 6.45pm, Tommy Smith in conversation with Laurence Cottle. Booking essential. ■ Keith Edwards Quintet The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £5 (£4). Saxophonist Keith Edwards and his band with a mixture of uplifting classics and lesser-known tunes. ■ The Hook & Slingers The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 11.30pm. £5 (£4). Rock meets doo-wop. Cupar ■ Fraser John Lindsay’s Blues Incentive Watts of Cupar, Coal Road, 01334 657938. 7.15pm. £10 (£8). Glasgow blues guitarist with his band, interpreting blues classics.
Saturday 8 Edinburgh FREE Daniel Smith The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 5.45pm. See Sat 18.
SLEAFORD MODS The Nottingham-based punk duo bring their aggressive mish-mash of sounds and vocals up north. Jason Williamson and Andrew Fearn have stormed their way onto the British music scene with their say- what-we-want, unapologetic attitude. They might be gobby but their music is fuelled by a clear sense of political and social injustice. Their third album, Divide and Exit, was released in April to gushing critical acclaim, confirming these wide boys as ones to watch. ■ Broadcast, Glasgow, Wed 5 Nov; Electric Circus, Edinburgh, Sat 8 Nov.
■ World Premiere Quintet The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £5 (£4). See Sat 25.
Glasgow ■ The Saxophone at 200 St Bride’s Episcopal Church, 69 Hyndland Road, 01899 220980. 5pm. £8 (£5). Richard Ingham presents a lecture recital taking in the history of the saxophone with solo and chamber repertoire performed with piano and with Auricle. Auricle are also presenting one of their critically acclaimed Discovery sessions on Milhaud’s seminal work La création du monde for chamber orchestra. Masterclasses, hands-on sessions and a late night ‘Jazz in the Crypt’ complete the evening’s line up. Moving from classical through to jazz starting with a masterclass (5.20pm); Discovering Milhaud’s La création du monde (6.15pm), Ingham’s lecture/recital (7.30pm) and ending with ‘jazz in the crypt (9pm). Part of St Bride’s Festival. Edinburgh ■ David MacGregor The Voodoo Rooms, 19a West Register Street, 556 7060. 7.15pm. £10. Acoustic, electro and jazz guitar from MacGregor. Playing a special show with Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas for a mix of classical, Cuban and jazz guitar. ■ Roots Showcase The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £5 (£4). Roots, R&B and blues from Toby of Black Diamond Express and friends.
Dundee ■ Scottish National Jazz Orchestra: The Music of Jaco Pastorius Gardyne Theatre, Gardyne Road, 01382 434940. 7.30pm. £18 (£16). The music of Jaco Pastorius is celebrated by the Scottish National jazz Orchestra, with this evening featuring bass guitarist Laurence Cottle. Tommy Smith and Laurence Cottle hold a pre-concert discussion at 6.45pm.
Edinburgh ■ Ian Siegal & Jimbo Mathus The Voodoo Rooms, 19a West Register Street, 556 7060. 7.30pm. £14.30. The twosome perform a selection of blues and Americana.
Wednesday 12 Edinburgh ■ Locus The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £7 (£5). Thoughtful and inspired jazz sextet fronted by Kim Macari, on trumpet and flugelhorn, and saxophonist Leah Gough-Cooper.
Glasgow ■ Locus The Glasgow Art Club, 185 Bath Street, 248 5210. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). See Wed 12. Edinburgh ■ Edinburgh University Jazz Orchestra The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 8pm. £4 (£3). Jazz classics from this 17-piece band playing cool arrangements of jazz and funk tunes. ■ Future Heroes The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 11.30pm. £3 (£2). See Thu 16. FOLK
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Thursday 16 Edinburgh FREE Morag Brown and Lewis
Folk | MUSIC
Powell-Reid Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 1 Queen Street, 624 6200. 6–6.30pm. Celtic and Balkan music for fiddle and bouzouki or accordion. ■ Café Voices Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43–45 High Street, 556 9579. 7–9pm. £5. A relaxed session of oral storytelling, poetry by memory, music and song. Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival. Paisley FREE Danny Kyle’s Open Stage Spiegeltent, County Square. 5pm. The open stage night made famous by Celtic Connections – a chance to see new musical talent before the young guns make it big, with the winners announced at the end. Part of The Spree. ■ Ross Ainslie & Jarlath Henderson Spiegeltent, County Square. 8pm. £8.94. The multi- instrumentalists (but chiefly pipers) in concert. Part of The Spree.
Paisley FREE Danny Kyle’s Open Stage Spiegeltent, County Square. 5pm. See Thu 16.
Saturday 18 Edinburgh ■ John Wheeler Henry’s Cellar Bar, 8–16 Morrison Street, 629 4101. 7–10pm. £10 in advance, £12 on the door. An appearance from the Hayseed Dixie frontman. ■ Ken’s Ceilidh Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston Street, 339 5374. 8pm. £8 in advance; £10 on the door. Ken Gourlay calls this regular evening of traditional Scottish dancing, with different ceilidh bands each night. Soft drinks are £1 and alcoholic drinks £3, and you’re requested not to wear stilettos or high heels. ■ Poción de Fe The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 11.30pm. £5 (£4). Seven-piece Edinburgh band specialising in Caribbean rhythms, Cuban salsa and Afrobeat funk.
Milngavie ■ Archie Fisher Milngavie Folk Club, The Fraser Centre, Douglas Street, 07743 885991. 7.30pm. £12. A mixture of Scottish traditional and contemporary songs from folk troubadour Fisher, known for his BBC Radio 4 award- winning show Travelling Folk. Paisley FREE Danny Kyle’s Open Stage Spiegeltent, County Square. 6pm. See Thu 16.
Sunday 19 Lasswade ■ Midlothian Community Science Ceilidh Lasswade High School Centre, 11 Eskdale Drive, midlothiansciencefestival.com 5–9pm. Free but ticketed. It’s a ceilidh. With science. And soup. Part of Midlothian Science Festival. Booking essential.
Glasgow ■ Casey Driessen The Old Hairdressers, Opposite Stereo, Renfield Lane, 222 2254. 8–10pm. £10 (£8). Bluegrass fiddler exploring the endless possibilities of one man, one five-string fiddle and one pedal board. His third album The Singularity was self recorded and self produced at his home studio. Largs ■ Benny Gallagher, Bob Wood & Colin MacFarlane Barrfields Theatre, Vikingar 40 Greenock Road, 01475 689777. 7.30–10.30pm. £tbc. A rare chance to spend an intimate evening with the legendary Scottish singer- songwriter Benny Gallagher.
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