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Volume 13 - Issue 5 - February 2008


... LISTINGS: SECTION 4JAZZ IN THE CLUBS, CONTINUEDFridays with Sandi Marie & Under the Bus,Loose Wires. Feb 20 Chloe Watkinson andthe Crossroads. Feb 22 The Fire Numbers.Feb 23 Caution Jam. Feb 27 BluesElements. Feb 28 Paige Armstrong. Feb 29Happy Leap Year:Frankie Foo Ska.Home Smith BarThe Did Mill, 21 Did Mill Rd. 416-236-2641www.oldmilltoronto.comFeb 1 Blue Martini Duo. Feb 2 Peter SmithTrio. Feb 8 Heather Bambrick Trio. Feb 9Sophia Perlman Duo. Feb 15 Pat Murray Duo.Feb 16 Bob Brough Duo. Feb 22 Russ LittleTrio. Feb 23 Jazzophones. Feb 29 StevieVallance Trio.Hot House CateMarket Square, 416-366-7800Every Mon. Jazz Brunch with the KenChurchill Duartet.Kristoria French Fine Dining104 Surrey St. E. Guelph519-829-3265Lula lounge1585 Dundas W. 416·588·0307www.lula.caFeb 1 Samba Squad Brazilian Carnaval Party.Feb 2 Salsa Dance Party w/ Cafe Cubano.Feb 3 Burning Bush and Sisters of Sheynville.Feb 7 Adam Solomon and Tikisa. Feb 8 SalsaAfrica. Feb 9 Salsa Saturday w/ Ricky Franco.Feb 10 Fado: A Night with Sonia Tavares.Feb 14 Princes: The grrls play Prince Live.Feb 18 d'biyoung.anitafrika CD and BookLaunch. Feb 19 Autorickshaw. Feb 20 Haiti·Canada Student Solidarity Conference. Feb 22Roberto Linares Brown CD Release. Feb 23Salsa Dance Party w/ Cache. Feb 27 BenSures and Angie Nussey CD Release. Feb 28Ciara Adams w. Grand Analog. Feb 29 TheCreaking Tree String Duartet. Feb 4 FemCab2008.liberty Bistro and Bar25 Liberty St.@ Atlantic 416·533-8828Manhattan's Music Club951 Gordon St. Guelph519·767·2440www.manhattans.caFeb 2 Richard Whiteman. Feb 8 AdreanFarrugia. Feb 9 Rob Hannam. Feb 15 RobFekete. Feb 16 Tania Gill. Feb 22 MattNewton. Feb 23 Chris Donelly. Feb 29 NormAmadio.Mezzetta681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416·658·5687Wednesday Concerts in a Cale. Sets at 9 and10: 15. Reservations recommended for first set.Feb 6 Maureen Kennedy/Ben Bishop. Feb 13Tim Boyle, Kevin Barrett. Feb 20 RolandHunter Trio. Feb 27 Bill McBirnie, Robi BotosMezzrows1546 Queen St. W. 416-658 5687Parkdale neighborhood pub featuring jazz andblues on Saturday afternoons, Sunday eveningsand a live jam every other Wednesday.N' Awl ins Jazz Bar and Dining299 King St. W. 416-595-1958www.nawlins.caEvery Tues Stacie McGregorEvery Wed Jim Heineman TrioEvery Thu Blues Night with Guest VocalistsEvery Fri/Sat All Star Bourbon St. BandEvery Sun Robi Botos.Odd Socks at Dovercourt House804 Dovercourt Rd . 416·537 .3337Old Mill, The21 Did Mill Rd. 416-236-2641www.oldmilltoronto.comFeb 1, 2 Lost Vegas. Feb 4 Jazz FM- B.Pizzarelli. Feb 5-8 Fifth Avenue. Feb 9 CHFIOldies w. Mike Cooper. Feb 11-16 Live Jive.Feb 18 Jazz FM 3 Tenors. Feb 19·23Ascension. Feb 23 Jazz For Herbie. Feb 25·27 Rick Levine. Feb 28·29 Blast-Ink Spots.Opal Jazz lounge472 Queen St. West. 416-646-6725www.opaljazzlounge.comFeb 12·16JohnSherwood/GeorgeEvans(Fri/Sat Only}. Feb 19·23 Cd Release: FernLindzon. Feb 26·29 Bernie SenenskyOrbit Room508A College St. 416-535-0613Pantages Martini Bar and lounge200 Victoria St.Every Fri: John Simoes and Aaron Peixoto.Every Sat: Solo Piano: Various artists.Pilot Tavern22 Cumberland 416-923-5716www.thepilot.caOuotes220 King St. W.416-979-7717The Renaissance Cate1938 Danforth Avenue 416- 422-1441Reservoir lounge, The52 Wellington St. E. 416-955-0887www.reservoirlounge.comEvery Mon Sophia Perlman and the VipersEvery Tue Tyler Yarema and his RhythmEvery Wed Bradley and the BouncersEvery Thu Janice HagenEvery Fri Chet Valient ComboEvery Sat Tory CassisRevival Music lounge783 College St. 416·535· 7888Feb 27 Aubrey Bray with special guestVernon Reid.The Rex Jazz and Blues Bar194 Queen St. W. 416-598-2475www.therex.caFeb 1 Hogtown Syncopators, Justin Bacchus,Frank Tiberi w/ Sal Rosselli. Feb 2 Abbey'sMeltdown, Jonah Cristal Clarke, David French,Rob Campbell. Feb 3 Excelsior DixielandJazz, Howard Willett, Sara Dell, Steve KendryTrio. Feb 4 Jake Wilkinson, Humber CollegeStudent Jazz Ensembles. Feb 5 Project Blue,Rex Jazz Jam. Feb 6 George Grosman, DelDako Duarte!. Feb 7 Kevin Duain, Jim Lewis& Frank Lozano Duintet. Feb 9 Abbey'sMeltdown, Swing Shift Big Band, AubreyDale's my ID. Feb 1 0 Excelsior DixielandJazz, Club Django, Sara Dell, Kervin Barreto.Feb 11 Jake Wilkinson Duarte!, HumberCollege Student Jazz Ensembles. Feb 12Project Blue, Rex Jazz Jam. Feb 13 GeorgeGrosman, CD Release: Darryl Orr Duarte!.Feb 14 Kevin Duain, Darcy Hepner & NickMarchione Duintet. Feb 15 Hog townSyncopators, Justin Bacchus, Frank Botos.Feb 16 Abbey's Meltdown, Chris HuntTentet, David French Trio, Alex Dean Duintet.Feb 17 Excelsior Dixieland, Dr. Nick and theRollercoasters, Sara Dell, Lina Allemano. Feb18Jake WilkinsonDuartet, T.J.O. Feb 19Project Blue, Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Feb 20George Grosman, Mostly Other People DoThe Killing. Feb 21 KevinDuain, Just AnotherStandards Band. Feb 22 HogtownSyncopators, Justin Bacchus, Bob BroughDuarte!. Feb 23Abbey'sMeltdown,Composer's Collective, Dave French Trio,Vaughan Misener Trio. Feb 24 SPECIALEVENT: Bob Fenton Tribute, FreewayDixieland, Sara Dell, Random Access. Feb 25Jake Wilkinson Duartet, John Macleod's RexHotel Orchestra. Feb 26 Project Blue, RexJazz Jam. Feb 27 George Grosman,Drumheller. Feb 28 Kevin Duain, CD Release:Stevie Vallance. Feb 29 HagtownSyncopators, Laura Hubert, Pat CollinsDuarte!.Safari Bar and Grill1749 Avenue Rd. 416· 787-6584Saint Tropez, le315 King St. W.416-591 3600LISTINGS: SECTION 5Live music 7 days a weekSpezzo Restorante140 York Blvd. Richmond Hill 905·886-9703Live jazz every Thursday.Sydney's Island Restaurant5120 Dixie Rd, Mississauga905-624-3444Feb 15 Roselyn Brawn.Ten Feet Tall1381 Danforth Avenue, 416· 778-7333www.tenfeettall.calast Sun of Every Month Girls Night OutVocalists Jam.Feb 3 Paul Delong Combo. Feb 10 AndrewBaniwell Trio. Feb 17 George Koller and JulieMichels. Feb 24 The Cook's Wife and Friendsfeaturing Carin Redman.The Trane Studio964 Bathurst St.416-913-8197www.tranestudio.comFeb 2 Stevie Vallence.ANNOUNCEMENTS, LECTURES/SYMPOSIA,MASTERCLASSES, WORKSHOPS, ETCETERAANNOUNCEMENTS*Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts. Opera House Tours. Featuring the world'slongest freespan glass staircase and a horseshoeshaped,European style auditorium, withphenomenal advancements in modem engineeringand acoustical design. Hour-long tours includeguided infom1ation and access to the City Room,the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre and R.Fraser Elliott Hall. Saturdays at 11:45am &12 noon (with some exceptions). 145 Queen St.West. 416-363·8231,$?(adults), $ 5(sr/st), free for children 12 andunder.LECTURES/SYMPOSIA*February 9 9:30am·4:00: Canadian OperaCompany/Munk Centre for InternationalStudies. Opera Exchange Series: To Be or Not toBe: From the Hause of the (Living} Dead. ExploringJanacek's operaFromtheHouseoftheDead, invarious aspects. Panelists include VeronikaAmbros, Donna Orvvin, Alison Smith, MichaelBeckerman, Astrid Janson & others. Isabel BaderTheatre, 93 Charles St. West. 416-306-2369., (UofT faculty), (st).*February 23 9:30am·4:30: OBA/YorkUniversity Wind Conductors' Symposium.Open to all music educators & universitystudents interested in improving their knowledgeof wind band literature and their skills aseffective music leaders. Demonstration groups,open forum discussion & optional participation ina conducting master class. Hosts: YorkUniversity Wind Symphony, William Thomas,conductor; featured clinician: Craig Kirchhoff.Accolade Centre East, Faculty of Fine Arts, YorkUniversity, 4 700 Keele Street. For moreinformation: obacs*February 24 2:00: Toronto Opera Club.Puccini· Why Some Love Him and Some HateHim. Audio/visual presentation by Colin Eatock.CDs to be won. Room 330, Edward JohnsonBldg, 80 Queen's Park. 416-924-3940. includes refreshments.*February 28 12:10: University of TorontoFaculty of Music. Opera Symposium: Handel'sAriodante. Discussion by members of thecreative team, with excerpts performed by thecast. Chaired by lain Scott. Walter Hall, 80Queen's Park. 416-978·3744. Free.*March 1 7:30: Toronto Gilbert & SullivanSociety. Talk on composer Franz Lehar withoperetta excerpts performed. St. Andrew'sChurch, 117 Bloor East. 416·922-4864. Visitors.MASTER CLASSES*February 31 :30·4:00: Toronto FluteCircle. Informal performance masterclass/workshop for flute enthusiasts of all ages andlevels. Group participation. Presented by MargotRydall. Please call for location. or416-463-1011.YIP'S MUSIC FESTIVAL 2008"Ce[e6rating Today's Ta[ent:Nurturing Tomorrow's Stars"offers over ,000 in scholarship & cash prizesCompetition Dates: April 19-20, 2008April 26-27, 2008May 3-4, 2008Venue: 28 Crown Steel Drive, Unit 19, MarkhamDeadline for application: February 25, 2008Http:// (905) 513-09555 0 WWW. TH EWHOLEN OTE. COM F EBRUARY 1 - M ARCH 7 2008

*February 4 7:30: University of TorontoFaculty of Music. Master class in art song withCarol Vaness. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416·978-3744. Free.*February 5 12:10: University of TorontoFaculty of Music. Master class in art song withCarol Vaness. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416·978-3744. Free.*February 10 2:00-5:30: Singing Studio ofDeborah Staiman. Master class in musicaltheatre/audition preparation, using textualanalysis and other interpretative tools for the"sung monologue". Yonge & Eglinton area -please call for exact location. 416-483-9532,*February 24 2:00-5:30: Singing Studio ofDeborah Staiman. Master class in musicaltheatre/audition preparation. See Feb 10.*March 2 2:00-5:30: Singing Studio ofDeborah Staiman. Master class in musicaltheatre/audition preparation. See Feb 10.WORKSHOPS*February 2 2:00-4:00: Long & McOuade.Heart of the Horn Clinic: How to Trim and Adjusta Bassoon Reed Fraser Jackson, clinician, willdiscuss a basic and practical approach, dealingwith such topics as how a reed operates, how toadjust for good response and tone, how toconstruct a basic reed tool kit, how to store &maintain your reeds, etc. Of interest to beginner,intermediate & advanced players. Bring yourbassoons and reeds. 935 Bloor St. West. Toregister: 416-588· 7886. Free.*February 3 1:30-4:00: Toronto EarlyMusic Players Organization. Workshop onearly music for winds & strings, led by JoelleMorton, performer on viola da gamba, violone &double bass. Bring your early instruments andstand; music provided. Lansing United Church, 49Bogert Ave. 416·778-7777. . members free.• February 8 7:30· 1 Opm: Recorder Players'Society. Opportunity for recorder and/or otherearly instrument players to play Renaissance &Baroque music in groups. Church of theTransfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. East. 416·534-7931 . O(CAMMAC member), (non·member).*February 9 2:00-4:00: Long & McOuade.Heart of the Horn Clinic: The BalancedEmbouchure. New and dynamic system that canbe learned by any player in order to achieve brassplaying efficiency. Presented by Phil Mach. Bringyour horn! 935 Bloor St. West. To register: 416-588- 7886. Free.*February 10 12 noon-6pm: Micah Barnes.Stage Craft For Singers. Workshop designed tomove singers past their blocks & fears and into aCONTINUES NEXT PAGETHEROYALCONSERVATORY OFMUSICSUMMER PROGRAMSJune 1-14, 2008At the University ofTorontoToronto, CanadaSponso red byHSBC IDHSBC SecuritiesMember CIPF:Join some of the world's finest musicians in the field of baroqueperfo rmance for this 14-day training programme in instrumentaland vocal performance practice. Classes are offered in strings(violin, viola, viola d'amore, cello and bass), woodwinds(flute, oboe and bassoon), harpsichord, lute, guitar and voice.A programme for conductors/directors is also available.Advanced students, pre-professional andprofessional musicians are invited to apply.CLASSES & LESSONSJAZZ, WORLD, CLASSICALPIANO, WINDS, STRINGSGUITAR & BASSCHOIRS & ENSEMBLESCHILDREN'S CLASSESTEACHER TRAININGThe Institute Offers:• Masterclasses for solo• Baroque opera workshops ledinstrument and voiceby Marshall Pynkoski of• Orchestra and choir rehearsals Opera Atelierled by Jeanne Lamon, lvars • Baroque dance workshopsTaurins, and facultyled by Jeannette Zingg of• Instrumental and vocalOpera Atelierchamber ensembles• Participant performances• Private lessons by Tafelmusik including a Grand Finale concertmusicianswith the Tafelmusik Baroque• Lectures /workshops on baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choirperformance practice, theatre & artFor information visit www.tafelmusik.orgOr call 416.964.9562, ext.241 Email: tbsi@tafelmusik.orgApplication Deadline: March 20, 2008SUMMER REGISTRATIONOPENS IN MARCHwww.rcmusic.ca416.408.2825Toronto: (Dufferin & Bloor)Lawrence Park: (Glenview Senior P.S.)Mississauga: (Cawthra & Lakeshore)F EBRUARY 1 - M ARCH 7 2008 WWW. TH EWHOLENOTE.COM 51

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