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Volume 11 Issue 9 - June 2006

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Back to Ad Index Mezzrows 1546 Queen St. W. 416-658-5687 Parkdale neighborhood pub featuring jazz and blues on Saturday afternoons, Sunday evenings, and a live jam every other Wednesday. Mod Club Theatre 722 College St. Montreal Bistro 65 Sherbourne. 416-363-0179 Jun 1-3 Phil Nimmons Ouartet. Jun 5 Jim Gal· loway's Echoes of Swing Sextet. Jun 6 Jerry Quintyne Ouartet. Jun 7 Debbie Fleming Quintet. Jun 8 Barb Gordon Ouartet. Jun 9, 10 Manuel Vlaera Trio. Jun 12 Steve Koven Trio. Jun 13 Michael Hynes Trio. Jun 14 Karen Manion Ouintet. Jun 15-17 Peter Appleyard Ouintet. Jun 23, 24 Ceder Walton Trio. Jun 26-28 Lew Tabackin Ouartet. Jun 29-Jul 1 George Coleman Ouartet. N' Awfins Jazz Bar and Dining 299 King St. W. 416-595-1958 Every Tues Stacie McGregor. Every Wed Jim Heinenan Trio. Every Thu Blues Night with Special Guest Vocalists. Every Fri/Sat All Star Bourbon Street Band. Every Sun Rabi Botos. Odd Socks at Dovercourt House 805 Dovercourt Rd. 416-537-3337 Swing Dances, Lessons and Concerts. The Old Mill 21 Old Mill Road, 416-236-2641 Jun 1-3, 5-8 Fifth Avenue. Jun 9Jim Galloway and his Wee Big Band. Orbit Room 508A College St. 416-535-0613 Pilot Tavern 22 Cumberland 416-923-5716 Jazz every Sunday Afternoon- Laila Biali Trio (twice a month) and others. Jun 3 Kie ran Overs Quartet. Jun 10JanisStepransOuartet. Jun 17 Kevin TurcotteOuartet. Jun 24Kirk Macdonald Ouartet. The Red Guitar 603 Markham St. 416-913-4586 Guest Curator: Kenny Kirkwood. Jun 1 Kenny Kirkwood's Riverdale Trio, Rich Brown's rinsethealgorithm. Jun 2 Rich Brown's rinsethealgorithm. Jun 3 Bemie Senensky Ouartet. Jun 4 Vaca/Jazz and Cabaret Sundays. Jun 6 Anything But Jazz Tuesdays. Jun 7 EmestoCervini Ouartet,Joe/Haynes Trio. Jun 8 Kenny Kirkwood's lamCab. Jun 8 Mike Murley Trio. Jun 9 Nancy Walker Trio. Jun 10Kevin TurcotteOuartet. Jun 11 Vaca/Jazz: Jeanette Lambert and Reg Schwager. Jun 13 Anything But Jazz.Ainsley McNeaney, Strarye Sisters. Jun 14 Eric St. Laurent Trio, Andrew Downing's 71 ET. Jun 15 Kenny Kirkwood's Kite, Dragons 1976. Jun 16 Ken Vandermark's C in C. Jun 17 Jutterstrom Four with Andreas Larson. Jun 18 Vaca/Jazz am Cabaret: Jen Sagar. Jun 20 Anything But Jazz: Kelf,; Perras, John Millard. Jun 21 Jay Burr's Tuba Trio, Ryan Oliver Trio. Jun 22 Kenfam. Jun 23 Ted Ouinlan Trio. Jun 24 Richard Underhill Ouartet. Jun 25 Corry Sabot's Poetry Explo· sion!. Jun 27 AnythingButJazz:AIMT/!mprovised Music, The Reveries. Jun 28 Christine BougieOuar· tet, Michae!Bates'OutsideSources. Jun 29 Tim Posgate's Reduction Trio, Rabi Botos Trio. Jun 30 Rabi Botos Trio, Midnight VIP Jazz Jam Session. The Reservoir Lounge 52 Wellington 416-955-0887 Every Mon Sophia Perlman and the Vipers. Every Tues Tyler Yarema and his Rhythm. Every Wed Bradley and the Bouncers. Every ThuJanice Hagen. Every Fri Chet Valiant Combo. Every Sat Tory Cassis. 38 The Rex Jazz and Blues Bar 194 Queen St. W. 416-598-2475 Jun 1 Kevin Ouain, Andrew Downing Quintet. Jun 2 Sultans of String, Andrew Downing Quintet. Jun 3 Ed Vokurka Swing Ensemble, Blue Room, Carissa Neufeld Trio, Victor Bateman. Jun 4 U-Move Musical Benefit, Swing Rosie, Steve Kendry. Jun 5 Peter Hill Ensembles, Nathan Hiltz Trio. Jun 6 Exit· man, Jazz Jam. Jun 7 Richard Whiteman Trio, Lina Allemano Four. Jun 8 Kevin Ouain, Mike Webster Octet. Jun 9 Sultans of String, Mike Webster Octet Jun 10 Ed Vokurka Swing Ensemble, Lester McLean Trio, Carissa Neufeld Trio, "Harrison on Harrison''. Jun 11 Humber College Community Music School Recital, Swing Rosie, LarraSkye Ouintet. Jun 12 Peter Hill Ensembles, John Cheesman Jazz Orchestra. Jun 13 Exitman, Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Jun 14 Richard Whiteman Trio, The Liquidaires. Jun 15 Kevin Ouain,Jim Hillman's Merin Factor. Jun 16 Sultans of Stnfl{}, Jim Hillman's Merlin Factor. Jun 17 Ed Vokurka Swing Ensemble, Jerome Godboo Blues, Carissa Neufeld Trio, Alex Pang man and her Alleycats. Jun 18 Chris Donnely, Club Django, Swing Rosie, Trevor Falls. Jun 19PeterHil/Ensembles, Paul Read Big Band. Jun 20 Exitman, Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Jun 21 Richard Whiteman Trio, Rex Annual Player's Party(privateevent). Jun 22 Tim Hamel Ouartet, Meta/wood. Jun 23 H~town Syncopaters, Christine Bougie, Meta/wood, Late Night Jam. Jun 24 Ed Vokurka Swing Ensemble, Laura Hubert Band, Chris Hunt Tent et + 2, Emilie Claire Barlow, Late Nyht Jam. Jun 25 Youanoo, Freeway Dixieland, Swiry Rosie, Artie Roth, Late Night Jam. Jun 26 Peter Hil,John Macleaf's Rex Hotel Orches· tra, LateNightJam. Jun 27 Exitman, Classic Rex Jazz Jam, Late Night Jam. Jun 28 Richard White· man Trio, Rob McConnell Tent et, Late Night Jam. Jun 29 Michael Bates and 'Vutsife Sources'; Rob McConnell T entet, Late Night Jam. Jun 30 Laila Bia Ii Trio, Shannon Butcher Trio, Kelf,;Jefferson, Late NightJam. ANNOUNCEMENTS, LECTURES, Ill ANNOUNCEMENTS * June 1-11: soundaXis/New Music Arts Projects/Toronto Urban Studies Centre (TDSB). Building Music. Multimedia creation program engaging students in composition using sounds from the urban environment. Student· produced soundtracks for architectural imagery are on display. Ma RS Centre, 101 College St. 416-925-3457. Free. * June 1 2:00: soundaXis/Canadian Music Centre. Re:Sounding: Creating a New Space for Canadian Music. Reception to launch exhibit showcasing architectural proposal for a future home for the Canadian Music Centre. Includes presentations by architects Paul Raff and Colin Ripley, CMC Executive Director Elisabeth Bihl, & other special guests. Exhibit runs from June 1 - 11, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Chalmers House, 20 St. Joseph St.416-961-6601 . Free. * June 1 4:00: soundaXis/Subtle Technolo· gies. Domeworks. Opening of exhibition of exper· imental media work by Diana Slattery for dome· like spaces. Ma RS Centre, 101 College St. Free. * June 3 11 am: soundaXis/Goethe-lnstitut Toronto. 108- Walking Through Tokyo. Jour· ney through Tokyo: soundscape by composer Sarah Peebles, images by artist/architect Christie Pearson. Contextualized by Urban Deconstructions. Kinowelt Hall, Goethe-lnstitut, 163 King St. West. 416-593-5257. Free. * June 3 & 4 11 am-8pm: Muhtadi lnterna· tional Drumming Festival. Professional & community-based drummers, local, national &international, representing drumming traditions from around the world: African, West Indian, Chinese, First Nation, East Indian &others. Performances, free workshops, ethnic food, crahvendors. Queen's Park North. 416-504-3786. Free. * June 3 2:30: Long & McOuade/Zildjian Cymbals. Exclusive Vault Sale: Zildjian specialists on hand with specially selected models from the Zildjian Vault, & one-of-a-kind Sound Lab proto· types for sale; Meet & Greet autograph session with drummer Steve Gadd; 6:00: Clinic with Steve Gadd. Humber College, 3199 Lakeshore Blvd. West. 416-588· 7886. S 10. * June 6 2:30: soundaXis/Faculty of Archi· tecture Landscape and Design, U of T. SomethingRichandStrange. 1991 BBCdocu· mentary film on the life and work of lannis Xenakis, introduced by Nouritza Matossian. Lee· ture Hall, Faculty of Architecture Landscape and Design, 230 College St. 41 6-925-3457. Free. WWW. TH EWHO LENOTE, COM * June 7 7:00: soundaXis/Goethe-lnstitut Toronto. City Space & Sound. 2 urban films with live music performance: Bird on a Wke, a 5- city symphony by Ellen Flanders, 2-screen projec· lion with live piano by jazz pianist Marilyn Lerner. Berlin: Symphony of a Great City(l 927) by Wal· ter Ruttman, with live accompaniment by Marilyn Lerner, & Lori Freedman, clarinet. Goethe-lnstitut, 163 King St. W. 416-593-5257. (18 yrs +). * June 8 7:00: soundaXis/Continuum Con· temporary Music. Four Lines. City-wide sonic journey through the urban landscape, via ravines, lane· ways, streetcars, subways, etc. with composers· performers Rob Clunon, Nilan Perera, Sarah Peebles & Barnyard Drama. Check www.continuummusic .org for starting points. 416-924-4945. Free. * June 10 11 am: soundaXis/Goethe-lnstitut Toronto. 1 OB- Walking Through Tokyo. Kinow· ell Hall, Goethe-lnstitut. See June 3. * June 10 1 pm-4pm: RCM Community School. Free Sample Classes. RCM in Mississauga, 850 Enola Ave. 905-891 -7944. Rsvp by email to by June 5. * June 10 2:00: soundaXis.Xenakis, Architect of Chaos. Actress, journalist, author, Nouritza Matossian presents, with image and music, a retrospective of one of the most fascinating, creative and controversial figures in music today. MaRS Centre Auditorium, 101 College St. 416· 925-3457, Free. Safari Bar and Grill 1749 Avenue Rd. 416-787-6584 Every Tues Encore Jazz Sassafraz 100 Cumberland 416-964-2222 Thu-Sun Washington Savage. Sat, Sun Roy Patterson Trio. Spezzo Ristorante 140 York Blvd. Richmond Hill, 905-886-9703 Live jazz Every Thursday. The Trane Club 964 Bathurst St. 416-913-8197 Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe 6300 Fallsview Boulevard Niagara Falls 1-905-354-5000 Zazou 315 King St. W. Live jazz Every Fri and Sat Elizabeth Shepherd/solo piano night ETCETERA * June 111pm-4pm: RCM Community School. Free Sample Classes. 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2825. Rsvp by email to by June 5. *To June 11: soundaXis/Alliance Fran~aise de Toronto. Xenakis: A Portrait in Images. Exhibit of all aspects of his work, includ· ing biographical information, music, architecture, writings, performances & friends. Mon-Thurs 9:30am-6pm; Fri 9:30am-3:30pm, Sat 12 noon- 3:30pm. La Galerie, Alliance Fran~aise de Toron· to, 24 Spadina Rd. 416-922-2014. Free. * To June 11: soundaXis. X Marks the Spot. Spontaneous performances in high-traffic public spaces throughout soundaXis, spotlighting compositions of Xenakis, Andriessen, Reich & Ueno. Gregory Oh, ensemble director. 416-925-3457, Free. * June 23-July 2: Toronto Downtown Jazz. Jazz Art - the Originals. Exhibition of original "face of the festival" artwork by Barbara Klunder, created under commission from Toronto Down· town Jazz, beginning in 1998. Pages Art Window, Pages, 256 Queen St. W. 416-598-1447. * June 24 1 Oam-2pm: Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association (ORMTA), Toronto Branch. Sale of Used Music. Out-of· print items, old favourites, new music, choral music, sheet music, collections, texts, books, musical white elephant items. St. John's Norvvay

Back to Ad Index Church, 470 Woodbine Ave. 416-694-5969. Proceeds will support Branch activities such as student recitals & scholarships. * June 24 & 25, 1 Oam-5pm: CDC. Public Open House. Scheduled and self-guided tours; artistic displays and mini-concerts in the City Room's Aerial Amphitheatre; 2 daily presentations of the CDC's newly commissioned School tour production of Dean Burry's opera Isis andtbeSeven Scorpions. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-6671. Free. * June 26 8:00: Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts. Dora Mavor Moore Awards. Honouring the creators of over 200 opera, dance & theatre productions and allied members & businesses. 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Theatre, Royal Ontario Museum, 1 DO Queen's Park. 416-925-3457. Free. * June 4 3:00: McMaster University. The Tradition of Dhrupad Singing. Lecture-demonstration by Pandit Falguni Mitra (Bettiah Gharana), with Tapash K. Das on Pakhawaj. Kenneth Taylor Hall, Rm Bl 35, Main Street West, Hamilton. 905-525-9140 x27289. Free. * June 7-10: soundaXis/Dept of Architectural Science, Ryerson University.Architecture/Music/Acoustics Conference. International 3- day conference: strategies and techniques used by architects in dealing with sound and ideas borrowed from music; encouraging active engagement with sound in architectural design. Keynote speakers include: R. Murray Schafer(June 71; Juhani Pallasmaa (June 8); Bob Essert (June 9); Bernhard Leitner (June 101. Architecture Bldg, Ryerson University, 325 Church St. To register: * June 8-10: soundaXis/University of Guelph College of Arts. School of Fine Art & Music/Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences/Perimeter lnsti· tute for Theoretical Physics. The Creative and Scientific legacies oflannis Xenakis. International symposium uniting researchers and artists/ composers whose works form a part of the Xenakis legacy. June 8: McKinnon 107, University of Guelph; June 9: Fields Institute. 222 College St.. Toronto; June 10: Perimeter Institute. 31 Caroline St. North. Waterloo. 519-824-4120 x52989. * June 10 4:00: CanAsian Dance/Tribal Crackling Wind. Cross-Gender Traditions East and West. Lecture/performance of classical operatic works from China and Italy. Discussion & examination of histories and present day status of CONTINUES N EXT PAGE What has 11 heads and sings? Music for Young Children® (MYC®) classes motivate and empower parents and children, nurturing family bonds and delivering valuable and thoroughly enjoyable co-learning experiences. 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