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Volume 12 - Issue 6 - March 2007

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Absolute LoungeHilton Suites Toronto/Markham ConferenceCentre & Spa, 8500 Warden Avenue, Markham,Tel:+ 1-905-470-8500Alleycatz2409 Yonge St. 416-481 -6865Every Mon Salsa Night. Every Tue WhitneySmith and C Berardinucci Ouintet. Every WedJasmin Bailey and Co. Every Thu Sump'n Differ·ent. Mar 2· 3 lady Kane. Mar 9 Ouiet StormiWendy Robin. Mar 10 Soular. Mar 16· 17 ladyKane. Mar 23-24 Soular. Mar 30-31 lady Kane.Arbor RoomHart House@ the University of Toronto,7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452Mar 1 Silk Road Duo. Mar 2 Terra GrimardGroup.Ben Wicks424 Parliament 416-961-9425www.benwickspub.comBlack Swan154 Danforth Avenue 416-469-0537Boiler House55 Mill St. 416-203-2121Cameron House408 Queen St. West 416-703-0811The Central603 Markham St. 416·919-4586www.thecentral.caC'estWhat67 Front St. EEvery Sat (matinee) The Hot FiveJazzmakers.Mar 3 Electric Meat/Hell Yeah. Mar 6 Roz BellMar 7 Bobby Cameron/The Clear. Mar 10 theory no'man too/Cindy Doire/Pat Robitaille. Mar13Roz8e/lCervejaria Downtown842 College St.Every Wed The Jay Danley Ouintet.Chick N'Deli744 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-489-3363ll'JWW.chickndeli.comEvery Tue Jam Night.Mar 5 Advocats Big BandCommensal655 Bay St. 416 596-9364Music Fridays & Saturdays6:30 pm · 9:30 pmNo Cover CharyeThe Concord Cafe937 Bloor St. W. 416-532-3989www.concordcafebar.comGate403403 Roncesvalles 416-588-2930www.gate403.comMar 1 Adrian Shaw/The Peddlers. Mar 2Noloves/String Theory. Mar3 Bill Heffernan andhis friends/Elizabeth Shepherd Jazz Duartet.Mar 4 3J Trio/ Ian Lazarus Jazz Band. Mar 5Marty Namaro Jazz Band. Mar 6 Kevin Laliberte/JamesThomson, Done Roberts, Julian FauthBlues Trio. Mar 7 Konrad Pluta/Karry ladyshewsky& Robert Murphy Blues Duo. Mar 8 CamMaCarroll Jazz Duo/Herb & Ray with friends.Mar 9Joanna Moon/Hog town Syncopators.Mar 10 Bill Heffernan & his friends/KristineSchmitt & The Powers That Be. Mar 11 3JJazz Trio/Cocktail Jazz Band. Mar 12 VoodooWalters Jazz Band. Mar 13 Kevin Laliberte/James Thomson, Done Roberts & Julian FauthBlues Trio. Mar 14 Ariel Kaster Jazz Duo/Dave& Levi Jazz Duo. Mar 15 Martin Aucoin/BuddyAquilina Jazz Duo. Mar 16 Jon Brooks/ColinKingsmore Jazz Duartet. Mar 17 Richard Keelan& his friends/Marieve Harrington Jazz Duartet.Mar 18 3JJazz Trio/PeterHillJazzDuo. Mar19 Ryan Oliver Jazz Band. Mar 20 Kevin lalib·erte/ James Thomson, Done Roberts & JulianFauth Blues Trio. Mar 21 Cyndi Carleton JazzDuo/Amy MedvickBossa Nova Band. Mar 22Linda Carone Jazz Duo/Jenifer Petrilli Jazz Duo.Mar 23 Roman Tome Duo/Whitney Smith&Carlo Berardinucci Duo. Mar 24 Bill Heffernan& his friends/Suzana De Camara Band. Mar 253J Jazz Trio/Jeff Peacock Jazz Trio. Mar 26Ashley St.Pierre Jazz Duo. Mar 27 Kevin Laliberte/James Thomson, Done Roberts & JulianFauth Blues. Trio Mar 28 Sarah Jerrom JazzDuo/Blues Canoe. Mar 29 Amaury SanchezFigueredo Jazz Band/ Nico Dann Jazz Band. Mar30 James O'Brien Duet/Son Roberts Nu BluesBand. Mar 31 Bill Heffernan & his friends/Serafin:little Jazz Orchestra.Grattitti's Bar and Grill170 Baldwin St. 416-506-6699Every Wed. 6-8 James and Jay.Grasshopper Jazz and Blues Bar460 Parliament St. 416-323-1210Grossman's Tavern379 Spadina Ave. 416-977-7000www.grossmanstavem.comMar 2 Sandi Marie & Company/Organic Funk.Mar 3 The Happy Pals/Tony "Wild T" Springer.Mar 4 Nicola Vaughan, The Nationals with BrianCober. Mar 5 Laura Hubert Band. Mar 9 Head·bone Station. Mar 10 The Happy Pals/Ernestlee & Cotton Traffic. Mar 11 Nicola Vaughan,The Nationals with Brian Cober. Mar 12 lauraHubert Band. Mar 14 Paige Armstrong. Mar 15Dick Ellis Revival. Mar 16 The Fire Numbers.Mar 17 The Happy Pals/Aaron Griggs. Mar 18Nicola Vaughan, The Nationals withBrianCober.Mar 19lauraHubertBand. Mar23KennyBrown & The Pervaders. Mar 30 Frankie Foo.Mar 31 loose Wires.Home Smith BarThe Old Mill, 21 Old Mill Road,416-236-2641www.oldmilltoronto.comMar 2 Mark Ucci Trio. Mar 9 Plakaso Duo.Mar 16Jakelangley Trio. Mar 23 Sean BrayDuo. Mar 30 Richard Whiteman Duo.Hot House CafeMarket Square, 416-366· 7800Every Sun Jazz brunch, Ken Churchill Duartet.Kristoria French Fine Dining104 Surrey Street E. Guelph519-829-3265Le Saint Tropez315 King St. W.416-591 -3600Live music 7 days a week.Lula Lounge1585 Dundas W. 416-588-0307www.lula.caMar 1 Baltic Avenue. Mar 2 Cafe Cubano. Mar3 Cache. Mar 4 Purim Cabaret and Jewish MardiGras Masquerade. Mar 6 The BrownmanDuintet. Mar 8 Sarah Jerrom. Mar 9 lady Son YArticulo Veinte. Mar 15 Elizabeth Shepherd Trio& Gruvoria. Mar 17 Ricky Franco. Mar 23 AlexCuba. Mar 24 Cache. Mar 27 George Evans.Mar 29 Alex Solomon and Tikisa. Mar 31 CaflfCubano.Liberty Bistro and Bar25 Liberty St.@ Atlantic 416-533-8828LISTINGS: Jazz in ClubsManhattan's Music Club951 Gordon St. Guelph ON(519) 767-2440 www.manhattans.caMar 2 latin Fusion Trio. Mar 3 George GrossmanTrio. Mar 9 Adam Smale Duo. Mar 10Andrew Boniwell Duo. Mar 16 Buddy AquilinaKen Taft. Mar 17 Sean Bray. Mar23BeverlyTaft Trio. Mar 24 Margaret Stowe Trio.Meuetta681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-658-5687"Wednesday Concerts in a Cafe" Sets at 9 and10: 15. Reservations recommended for first set.Mar 7 Jonno lightstone, Jordan Chapman, TonyOuarrington. Mar 14 David Buchbinder, BrianKatz. Mar 21 Brian Katz, Martin van de Ven.Mar 28 Tony Ouarrington, Bernie Senensky.Every Thu Kevin Laliberte, flamenco (18pm).Mezzrows1546 Queen St. W. 416-658-5687Parkdale neighborhood pub featuring jazz andblues on Saturday afternoons, Sunday evenings,and a live jam every other Wednesday.Mod Club Theatre722 College St. www.themodclub.comN' Awlins Jazz Bar and Dining299 King St. W. 416-595-1958Every Tue Stacie McGregor. Every Wed JimHeineman Trio. Every Thu Blues Night withSpecial Guest Vocalists. Every Fri/Sat All StarBourbon Street Band. Every Sun Robi Botos.Odd Socks at Dovercourt House805 Dovercourt Rd. 416-537-3337Swing Dances, Lessons and Concerts.The Old Mill21 Old Mill Road, 416-236-2641www.oldmilltoronto.comMar 9 Salsa Night featuring Evaristo. Mar 12Jazz FM Concert Series: A Trio of Trios. Mar 30Toronto All-Star Big Band.Opal Jazz Lounge4 72 Queen St. West. 416-646-6725Mar 1-3 Roberto Occhipinti-Hilario Duran Trio.Mar 8-10 luisMarioDchoa. Mar 15-17 ValeriaMatzner. Mar 22-24DavidVirelles Trio. Mar29-31 Amanda Martinez.Orbit Room508A College St. 416-535-0613Pantages Martini Bar and Lounge200 Victoria St. www.pantageshotel.comEvery Fri Aaron Peixoto and John Simoes Duo.Pilot Tavern22 Cumberland 416-923-5716www.thepilot.caEvery Sun Jazz Laila Biali Trio (twice a month)and others. Mar 3 Scott Alexander Duartet.Mar 1 OKollage. Mar 17 David VirellesDuartet.Mar 24 Dave Young Ouartet. Mar 31 BobBrough Duartet.lluotes220 King St. W.The Reservoir Lounge52 Wellington 416-955-0887www.reservoirlounge.comEvery Mon Sophia Perlman and the Vipers.Every Tue Tyler Yarema and his Rhythm. Eve·ry Wed Bradley and the Bouncers. Every ThuJanice Hagen. Every Fri Chet Valiant Combo.Every Sat Tory Cassis.The Renaissance Cafe1938 Danforth AvenueThe Rex Jazz and Blues Bar194 Queen St. W. 416-598-2475www.therex.caMar 1 Joe laBarbera w/ Kirk McDonald, ChrisTarry's Project 33. Mar 2 Hog town Syncopators,Sultans of String, Chris Tarry's Project 33.Mar 3 Ed Vokurka Swing Ensemble, Paul ReadOrchestra, TorontoJazzDrchestra, Trish ColterSextet. Mar 4 Excelsior Dixieland Jazz, Dr. Nick& The Rollercoasters, Kira Callahan, Kirby Saretto.Mar 5 Norman Villeneuve Trio, UofT StudentJazz Ensembles. Mar 6 The Botos Brothers,Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Mar 7 Worst Pop BandEver, David French Duartet. Mar 8 Kevin Ouain,John Geggie Duartet w/ Donny Mc Caslin. Mar 9Hogtown Syncopators, John Geggie w/ DonnyMc Caslin, Sultans of String. Mar 10 Ed VokurkaSwing Ensemble, Blue Room, Justin Bacchus,Roberto Occhipinti Mar 11 Excelsior DixielandJazz, George Grossman, Kira Callahan, Youanoo.Mar 12 Norman Villeneuve Trio, Humber Collegeand UofT Jazz Ensembles. Mar 13 The BotosBrothers, Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Mar 14 WorstPop Band Ever, Kevin TaftDuintet. Mar 15Kevin Duain, Aubrey Dale's "My ID''. Mar 16Hogtown Syncopators, Sultans of String, AubreyDale's "My ID''. Mar 17 Ed Vokurka Swing En·semble, laura Hubert Band, Benny GoodmanTribute. Mar 18 Club Django, Kira Callahan, RossMacintyre Trio. Mar 19 Norman Villeneuve Trio,Humber College & UofT Student Jazz Ensembles.Mar 20 The Botos Brothers, Classic RexEglinton St. George's United Church1 AZZ SEevlCES Foe LENTAll services Sundays at 10:30 a.m.February 25: The Brian Barlow QuartetMarch 4: The Don Thompson QuartetMarch 11: Jane BunnettMarch 18: Guido BassoMarch 25: Joe Sealy, Paul Novotny, andfriends35 Lytton Blvd. Toronto416 .481 . 114152WWW. THEWHO LEN OTE.COM M AR C H 1 - A PRIL 7 2007

... Jazz in Clubs I I ANNOUNCEMENTS, LECTURES, MASTER CLASSES ... ETCETERA'------~~_:_c__::_~=.:.:.:=-=-:~~~~~~~~~~~~~~__JJazz Jam. Mar 21 Worst Pop Band Ever, KevinDean's Big Organ Band. Mar 22 Kevin Duain,Kevin Dean's Big Organ Band. Mar 2 3 HogtownSyncopators, Sultans of Swing, Heather Bambrick.Mar 24 Ed Vokurka Swing Ensemble,David Rotundo Blues, Emilie·Claire Barlow. Mar25 Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band, Freeway Dix·ieland, Kira Callahan, Random Access. Mar 26Norman Villeneuve, John Macleod's Rex HotelOrchestra. Mar 27 The Botos Brothers, ClassicRex Jazz Jam. Mar 28 Worst Pop Band Ever,Joel Miller's Mandala. Mar 29 Joel Miller'sMandala, Dan Weiss Trio. Mar 30 HogtownSyncopators, Sultans of String, Dan Weiss Trio.Mar 31 Ed Vokurka Swing Ensemble, SwingShift Big Band, Toronto Jazz Orchestra, MichaelMcClennan Octet.Safari Bar and Grill17 49 Avenue Rd. 416-787-6584Every Tues Marie-Jo Rudolf Trio.Sopra265 Davenport Rd. www.sopra.caJazz and blues pianist Washington Savage.Spezzo Ristorante140 York Blvd. Richmond Hill,905-886-9703Live jazz every Thursday.Ten Feet Tall1381 Danforth Ave. 416-778-7333Every Wed Girls Night Out Singers Jam.Mar 10 Daredevils of Soul, featuring Ricky Day.The Trane Studio964 Bathurst St. 416-913-8197Mar 1 Camarillo. Mar 2 The Bernardo PadronGroup. Mar 8 Canadian Music Week Showcasefeaturing Sou/jazz Orchestra, Kobo Town, Gruvoria,Caroline Glass & Melissa laveaux. Mar 22-23 Bryan Vargas, i Ya Esta! Canada!.Victory Cate581 Markham St. 416-516-5787Every Wed. The Hot Jazz String Ouartet.Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe6300 Fallsview Boulevard Niagara Falls1-905-354-5000Zazou315 King St. W.Live jazz every Fri and Sat.ANNOUNCEMENTS*March 4 3pm-6pm: Canadian Children'sOpera Chorus. Open House. Showcasing vocalmaster classes, costume & prop related craftsfor children, drama workshops, 20-minute choralmini concerts. Ann Cooper Gay, Diane Jamieson& Bronwen Low, conductors. Joey & TobyTanenbaum Opera Centre, 227 Front St. East.416-366-0467. Free.*March 6 7pm-9pm: The PoetBureau. Poetry/Process/Performance.Featuring poets whowork in collaboration with artists of differentdisciplines, incorporating mixed media, music,dance & theatre elements. Performers: Tomboyfriend,Fortner Anderson, Heather Herman!. Undergroundat the Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St.West. 416-410-8300. $ 7.*March 181 lam: Free Times Cafe. BellaDid Ya Eat? Sunday brunch featuring Klezmermusic. David Buchbinder & guest Joe Macerollo,accordion. 320 College St. 416-967-1078..95(includes brunch).*March 21 7-8:30pm: Colborne Lodge.Spring Equinox Evening Tour. Celebrate the arrivalof spring with music, stories & food. Music bythe Taffanel Wind Ensemble; light period refreshmentstaken from 19th century cookbooks;evening candle-lit tour. South end of High Park onColborne Lodge Drive. 416-392-6916. (preregistration& pre-payment required).*March 23: Music Teachers National Association.Performance Competition. 1. 8:30am:Junior Piano; 2. 8:30am: Chamber Music; 3.8:45am: Junior String; 4. 9:00am: Junior Woodwind;5. 9:15am: Junior Brass. #1 at DominionBallroom, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123Queen St. West; #s 2-5 at 89 Chestnut Residence,89 Chestnut St. 513-421-1420. Free.*March 24 7:00: Portuguese HeritageBand Project. Gala Concert & CD launch. Featuringyoung talented Portuguese Canadians fromacross Ontario, in musical collaboration. 7:00:Dinner; 9pm: Concert. Wesley Ferreira, conductor.Portuguese Club of London, 134 Falcon StLondon ON. 416-887-0062. , (concertonly- balcony seating).*March 24: Music Teachers National Association.Performance Competition. 1. 8:15am:Senior Woodwind; 2. 8:30am: Senior String; 3.8:45am: Senior Piano; 4. 9:00am: Senior Brass;5. 9:15am: Senior Voice. #sl ,2,4,5. at 89 Chest-Featuring some of Toronto's best jazz musicianswith a brief reflection by Jazz Vespers ClergySunday, March 4th - 4:30 p.m.THE ROBI BOTOS TRIOSunday, March 18th - 4:30 p.m.THE NANCY WALKER TRIOSunday, April 1st - 4:30 p.m.THE DON THOMPSON QUARTETChrist Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge Street(north of St. Clair at Heath St.) 416-920-5211Admission is free.An offering is received to support the work of the church, including Jazz Vespers.IInut Residence, 89 Chestnut St. #3 at DominionBallroom, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123Queen St. West. 513-421 -1420. Free.*March 25: Music Teachers National Association.Performance Competition. 1. 8:00am:Piano; 2. 8:15am: String; 3. 8:30am: Woodwind;4. 8:45am: Brass; 5. 9:00am: Voice.# 1 at DominionBallroom, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel,123 Queen St. West. #s2-5 at 89 Chestnut Residence,89 Chestnut St. 513-421 -1420. Free.*March 251:30-3:00: Fort York NationalHistoric Site. Drumming for King & Countryand a Cure for the Common Cold. Performance offife and drums, featuring the drum of JamesGuidney, English drum major in the Napoleonicwars; period refreshments; Lome Brown's tale ofJames and his drum. 1 DO Garrison Rd. 416-392-6907. $12, O(sr/youth), (child). Pre-registrationraquired.*March 25 4:00-5:30: Spadina Museum:Historic House & Gardens. Estelle Tells All.Story of Estelle Kerr (ambulance driver in Franceduring WWI, professional artist, Women's Editorfor The Canadian Courier) with period refreshments& a Noel Coward st~e musical revue.Featuring storyteller Helen Carmichael Porter.285 Spadina Road. 416-392-6910. , (sr/youth), Q(child). Pre-registration required.*March 26 8:00: 29th Annual Toronto Festivalof Storytelling. Alec Gelcer MemorialConcert. Guest film maker Simcha Jacobovici;featured musicians: Brian Katz & Allan Merovitz.MNjcc, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-924-6211x277,www.storytellingtornnto.org*March 31 6:30: Portuguese HeritageBand Project. Gala Concert & CD launch. Fealuringyoung talented Portuguese Canadians fromacross Ontario, in musical collaboration. 6:30:Dinner; 9pm: Concert. Wesley Ferreira, conductor.Oasis Convention Centre, 1036 LakeshoreRd. East, Mississauga. 416-887-0062.(adults), (children).*March 31 7pm-1am: Sinfonia Toronto.The A T& T Strauss & Swing - A VienneseMasked Ball. Continental cuisine; Viennese waltzes& polkas by Sinfonia Toronto; swing & standardsby the Toronto All-Star Big Band; silent auction& more. Alexa Petrenko, Mistress of Ceremonies.Arcadian Court, 8th floor, Simpson Tower,401 Bay St. 416-499-0403. 0.•April 1 2pm-11 pm: Casa Canadiense.Seventh Annual Spring Folk.fest. Day offolk, roots& blues music, Mexican food, raffle, silent auction& more. Rancho Relaxo, 300 College St.416-532-5199. (advance), $12(door). Proceedsgo directly to help fund the next schoolbuilding project in "Canada House", Managua,Nicaragua.LECTURES/SYMPOSIA*March 112:10:UniversityofTorontoFaculty of Music. Symposium on Britten's TheRape of Lucretia. Discussion by members of thecreative team, chaired by lain Scott, with excerptsperformed by the cast. Walter Hall, 80Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.*March 3 9:00am: Ontario Band Association.Wind Conductors' Symposium 2007. Topicsinclude score study, effective communication,repertoire ideas & effective rehearsal techniques.Featured clinician: John Whitwell; hosts: YorkUniversity Wind Symphony, William Thomas,The Church ofSt Mary MagdaleneThe Rev'd Canon H. Nahabedian, RectorThe Rev'd W. Tay Moss, Associate Pri estPro( Stephanie Manin, Director of MusicHoly Week Liturgies4 April Wednesday in Holy Week8.00 p.m. TenebraeS April Maundy Thursday6.00 p.m. Washing of Feet & Solemn Mass8.30 p.m. Tenebrae6 April Good Friday10.00 a. m. Stations of the C ross for Children12.00 p.m. Solemn Liturgy8.00 p.m. Tenebrae7 April Holy Saturday9.00 p.m. Easter Vigil and Solemn Mass8 April Easter Day9.30 p.m. C elebration Mass11.00 a. m. Procession & Solemn M asswith brass ensemble477 Manning Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M6G 2V8www.stmarymagdalene.ca53

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