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Volume 14 - Issue 5 - February 2009

... SECTION 2: Beyond

... SECTION 2: Beyond the GT ASaturday March 07- 2:00 & 8:00: Northumberland Players.Hair. See Feb. 27.- 7:30: Cantabile Choirs of Kingston.Inventions. Sydenham Street UnitedChurch, 82 Sydenham St., Kingston.613-530-2050. ; (sr/st).- 7:30: Chorus Niagara. Mass in 8 mi·nor. Bach. Laura Albino, soprano; Jenni!·er Enns, alto; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor;Alexander Dobson, bass; Niagara Symphony,Robert Cooper, conductor. Cathe·dral of St. Catherine of Alexandria, 67Church St., St. Catharines. 905-688·5550. ; (sr); (st).- 7:30: King Edward Choir. MidwinterMagic. Collier Street United Church, 112Collier St., Barrie. 705-726-1916. .- 8:00: Clearly Classic Concerts. SoloBraid. David Braid, jazz piano. St. JamesAnglican Church, 137 Melville St. Dundas.905-627-4265/905-304-3767. ;(sr/st).- 8:00: Da Capo Chamber Choir. Water:holding mystery, destruction and healing.Buhr: Richot Mass; Schafer: Snowstorms;Whitacre: Cloudburst. Guests: Henry Zielinski,Karen Zielinski, violins; ElspethThomson, viola; Ben Bolt-Martin, cello;Leonard Enns, music director. St. Johnthe Evangelist Anglican Church, 23 WaterSt. N. Kitchener. 519-725· 7549. ;(sr/st).- 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra. The Curse of the Ninth. SeeMar 6.SECTION 3: jazz in the clubsAlleycatz2409 Yonge St. 416-481-6865www.alleycatz.caEvery Mon Salsa Night with Frank Bischun;Every Tue Whitney Smith's "Swing House"with vocalist Jen Sagar; Every Wed JasmineBailey & Co. Jazz & SoulFeb 5 Soular. Feb 6 Soular. Feb 7 Liquid.Feb 12 Graffiti Park. Feb 13 Lady Kane. Feb14 Lady Kane. Feb 19 Lady Kane. Feb 20Graffiti Park. Feb 21 Graffiti Park. Feb 26Soular. Feb 27 Lady Kane. Feb 28 LadyKaneAnabella Lounge, The (basement of Piccolorestaurant) 226 Carlton St 416-944-3738Black Swan, The154 Danforth Ave. 416-469-0537Every Wed The Danforth Jam w/ Jon Longand Friends.Chalkers Pub's energeticand diverse weekly liveentertainment featuresthe best of: JAZZ, BLUES,R&B, and FUNK.Music sets the standard forall occasions whetheryou're enjoying appetizerson the open-air patio, sippingcocktails at the bar, socializingover a game of pool in ourgrand billiard room or simplyunwinding with dinnerand a glass of wine in ourbistro style dining room.Chalkers Pub(416) 789-2531247 Marlee Ave, TorontoNear Glencairn Subway.Ample FREE parking.www.chalkerspub.comChalkers Pub Billiards & Bistro247 Marlee Avenue, 416-789-2531www.chalkerspub.comEvery Mon Brand New Jazz Series 111;Every Tue starting Feb 9: Blues and Cues;Every Wed as of Feb 18: Girls Night Out Vocalist-FriendlyJazz Jam w/ Lisa Particelli8:30-12; Thu 5, 12 Girls Night Out Vocalist­Friendly Jazz Jam w/ Lisa Particelli 8:30-12Every Thu as of Feb 19: International LatinNight with the Hilario Duran Orchestra; EverySat Dinner Jazz 6-9; Every Sun Jazz Up YourSundays 7-10; as of Feb 15 Blues Matinee 2-6Feb 1 Lorne Lofsky Ouartet. Feb 2 DonThompson Reg Schwager Big Band. Feb 7John Macleod Duarte!. Feb 8 Brian DickinsonOuartet. Feb 9 TBA. Feb 14 Girls Night Outand Art of Jazz present: SHEILA JORDANwith Dave Restivo and Don Thompson: twoshows, 2:00 and 6:00, tickets . Feb 15Dave Young Ouartet. Feb 16 The Sisters ofSheynville. Feb 21 TBA. Feb 22 RichardWhiteman CD Release. Feb 23 Humber Co/./ege Jazz Ensembles. Feb 28 Dave RestivoOuartet.Chick N' Deli744 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-489-3363www.chickndeli.comEvery Mon Big Band Night; Every Tue JamNight; Every Sat Climax Jazz Band 4-1Cobourg, The533 Parliament St. 416-913-7538Jazz Sundays 9PMNO COVERCommensal, Le655 Bay St. 416-596-9364www.commensal.caLive Jazz Fridays 6:30pm · 9:30pmNO COVERConcord Cale, The937 Bloor Street W 416-532-3989Corktown, The175 Young St. Hamilton 905-572-9242www.theeorktownpub.caEvery Wed Jazz@ The Corktown hosted byDarey HepnerDave's Gourmet Pizza730 St. Clair Ave. West 416-652-2020Live music, call ahead. PWYC.Every Thu Uncle Herb Dale & Friends OpenMic; Feb 6 Drew Austin Jazz Jam. Feb 7 TheCollector.44 WWW.THEWHOLEN OTE , COMDominion on llueen500 Queen St. East 416-368-6893www.dominiononqueen.comEvery Tue French Gypsy Jazz Jam with hostWayne Nakamura. 8:30pm, pwyc.; EveryWed Corktown Ukulele JamFeb 1 Next Generation Jazz Jam with hostRobert Scott. Feb 6 Maureen Kennedy Sings.Feb 7 Bill Colgate with special guests. Feb 8Guitarist Sean Pinchon Plays the Blues. Feb12 Mega City Big Band. Feb 13 George Grosman'sBohemian Swing. Feb 14 ValentinesDay Special· Dorit Chrysler, Dr Mysterion andsurprise band. Feb 15 Next Generation JazzJam with host Robert Scott. Feb 28 Bill Co/.gate, East End Comedy Revue.Drake Hotel, The1150 Queen Street West 416-531-5042www.thedrakehotel.caGate 403403 Roncesvalles 416-588-2930www.gate403.comNO COVER, Pay What You CanFeb 1 Clela Errington Jazz Brunch, AaronCarter Jazz Band, Steve.Paul Simms BluesDuo. Feb 2 Double A Jazz Duo, Araujo/Har·nett/Rahbek Jazz Trio. Feb 3 Joshua GoodmanJazz Band, Julian Fauth and JamesThomson Blues Duo. Feb 4 Tova Kardonne &Amy Medvick Bossa Nova Duo. Feb 5 SarahJerrom Jazz Duo, Joanna Moon Flamenco­Latino with Ouebec Edge Ouartet, Feb 6 MorganSadler Piano Solo, Denise Leslie Jazz Trio.Feb 7 Bill Heffeman & Friends, The Cate 0/e.Feb 8 Kenny Simon Guitar Solo, GraemeThomson Jazz Band. Feb 9 Matt NewtonJazz Band, Sean Bellaviti Jazz Band. Feb 10Jonathan Wong Jazz Band, Julian Fauth andJames Thomson Jazz Band. Feb 11 SarahBegin's Speakeasy, Patrick Tevlin's New OrleansRhythm. Feb 12 Miss Emily and the BlueCallers, KevinLaliberteJazzBand. Feb 13Donna Green Swing Band, Nadia Hosko JazzBand. Feb 14 Bill Heffernan & Friends, ElizabethShepherd Jazz Band. Feb 15 JoannaMorra & France Street Trio, Joe van RossenJazz Band. Feb 16 Jorge Gavidia Jazz &Blues Duo, Ali Berkok Jazz Duo. Feb 17 DarrylOrr Jazz Band, Julian Fauth and JamesThomson Duo. Feb 18 Tom Juhas Jazz Duo,Patrick Tevlin's New Orleans Rhythm. Feb 19Donna Garner Piano Solo, String Theory. Feb20 Ventana 5 Jazz Band, Jake Chisholm BluesBand. Feb 21 Bill Heffernan & Friends, PeterHill Jazz Band. Feb 22 Amy Noubarian JazzDuo, Ryan Oliver Jazz Ouartet. Feb 23Michele Lawrence Jazz Trio, Carolyn SteingardJazz Duo. Feb 24 Bussa Tres, JulianFauth and James Thomson Duo. Feb 25 PatriciaDuffy Jazz Duo, Patrick Tevlin's New OrleansRhythm. Feb 26 Joel Hartt Jazz Duo,Cyndi Carleton Jazz Duo. Feb 27 FraserMelvin Blues Band, Suzana de Camara JazzBand. Feb 28 8171 Heffernan & Friends, MelissaBoyce & Kevin Laliberte Jazz & Blues Duo.Gladstone Hotel1214 Queen Street West 416-531-4635www.gladstonehotel.caFeb 19 Joel Hartt Trio with Leon Kingstoneand Rachel Me/as. Feb 26 Julie Mahendran.Grossman's Tavern379 Spadina Ave. 416-977-1210www.grossmanstavern.comNO COVEREvery Mon Laura Hubert Band; Every TueBrokenjoe or timey Tuesdays; Every SatMatinee The Happy Pals; Every Sun NicolaVaughan Acoustic Jam, The Nationals withBrian Cuber: Double Slide Guitar Open StageJamJoe Mama's317 King Street West 416-340-6469Live music every night, specializing in Motownand Rhythm & BluesEvery Sun Bernie Senensky Organ Trio withNathan Hiltz & Sly Juhas.Latinada1671 Bloor Street West 416-913-9716www.latinada.comLive Music Wed-Sun, call ahead for info.Lula Lounge1585 Dundas West 416-588-0307www.lula.caFeb 1 Afrolatin Dance Company Winter 2009Party. Feb 5 Kellylee Evans. Feb 6 TorontoDance Salsa Party. Feb 7 Salsa Dance Partywith Cache. Feb 13 The Son Ache Party withDJ Billy Bryans. Feb 14 Latin Jazz Valentine'sPackage with JAZZFM's Laura Fernandez 5-8, Salsa Valentines with Ricky Franco and hisP-Crew Orchestra, 8:30. Feb 15 ValentinesConcert with Eliana Cuevas. Feb 18 Pacifikawith DJ Medicine Man. Feb 19 Winter BluesFest: a charity benefit for Operation Springboard'sServices for the Developmentally Disabled.Feb 20 Luis Mario Ochoa and CimamJn.Feb 21 Alberto Alberto y su Drquesta. Feb 26Dominic Mancuso CD Release Party. Feb 27Samba Squad Brazilian Dance Party.Manhattan's Music Club951 Gordon St., Guelph. 519-767-2440www.manhattans.caFeb 14 Valentine's Day Special· LoveSongs with vocalist Monica Chapman,Mark Kieswetter on piano and Abbey LeonSholzberg on bass.Monica Chapmanvocalist, withMark Kieswetter, piano andAbbey Leon Sholzberg, bass"Valentine's Day"Sat., Feb. 14th, 8 -11 pmManhattans Jazz Club in GuelphCall 519-767-2440 to reserve.www.manhattans.caMomo's Bistro664 The Queensway, Etobicoke 416-252-5560www.momosbistro.comN'Awlins Jazz Bar and Dining299 King St. W. 416-595-1958www.nawlins.caEvery Mon Terry Logan.Every Tue Stacie McGregor.Every Wed Jim Heineman Trio.Every Thu Blues Night with Guest Vocalists.Every Fri/Sat All Star Bourbon St. Band.Every Sun Terry Logan.F EBR UARY 1 - M ARCH 7 2009

Old Mill, TheHome Smith Bar & Grill, 21 Old Mill Rd.416-236-2641www .oldmilltoronto.comJazz Fridays & Saturdays, Cover Charge.Feb 6 Sultans of String Duo. Feb 7 Sultansof String Duo. Feb 13 Vickie Van Dyke. Feb14 Vicke Van Dyke. Feb 20 Rosemary Ga/.loway Trio. Feb 21 Rosemary GallowayTrio. Feb 27 Tara Davidson Duo. Feb 28Tara Davidson Duo.Pantages Martini Bar and Lounge200 Victoria St. 416-362-1777Every Fri Robert Scott.Every Sat Solo Piano: Various artists.Pilot Tavern, The22 Cumberland 416-923-5716www.thepilot.caJazz Saturdays 3:30 - 6:30NO COVERFeb 7 Barry Elmes Ouartet. Feb 14 RichardUnderhill Ouartet. Feb 21 TBA. Feb 28 RobiBotos Ouartet.Polar Ice Lounge see "Upstairs Cabaret"under Statlers Piano LoungeQuotes220 King Street West 416-979-7697NO COVER"Fridays at Five" with Canadian Jazz Quartet:Gary Benson on guitar, Frank Wright on vibes,Duncan Hopkins on bass, musical director DonVickery on drums plus featured guest:Feb 6 Jim Galloway. Feb 13 William Carn.Feb 20 TBA. Feb 27 TBA.Reservoir Lounge, The52 Wellington St. E. 416-955-0887www.reservoirlounge.comEvery Mon Sophia Perlman and the Vipers.Every Tue Tyler Yarema and his Rhythm.Every Wed Bradley and the Bouncers.Every Thu Janice Hagen.Every Fri Chet Valient Combo.Every Sat Tory Cassis.Every Sun Luke Nicholson and the SundayNight Service.Rex Hotel Jazz and Blues Bar, The194 Queen St. W. 416-598-2475www.therex.caFeb 1 Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band, ClubDjango, Don Scott Trio, Kiki Misumi Ouartet.Feb 2 U of T Student Jazz Ensembles, HumberCollege Student Jazz Ensembles. Feb 3 Mr.Marbles, Classic Rex Jazz Jam hosted by SlyJuhas. Feb 4 Peach Trio, Andre Roy Trio. Feb5 Michelle Willis Duo, N.O.J.D. presents a jazztribute to Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of theMoon''. Feb 6 Hogtown Syncopators, ArtieRoth Trio, Oz Noy Trio. Feb 7 Abbey's Melt·down, Homeless Blues, Justin Bacchus, OzNoy Trio. Feb 8 Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band,Bohemian Swing, Don Scott Trio, The VacantProject. Feb 9 U of T Student Jazz Ensembles,Humber College Student Jazz Ensembles. Feb10 Mr. Marbles, Classic Rex Jazz Jam host·ed by Sly Juhas. Feb 11 Peach Trio, ThyronWhyte. Feb 12 Michelle Willis Duo, GarySmulyan Nonet. Feb 13 Hogtown Syncopators,Artie Roth Trio, Gary Smulyan Nonet.Feb 14 Abbey's Meltdown, Chris Hunt Tentet+2, Leah State Trio, Jake Chisholm. Feb15 Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band, Dr. NickBlues, Don Scott Trio, Paul Delong Ouartet.Feb 16 Peter Hill Ouintet, Circles Ouartet.Feb 17 Mr. Marbles, Classic Rex Jazz Jamhosted by Sly Juhas. Feb 18 Peach Trio,Rhythm & Truth Brass Band. Feb 19F EB RUARY 1 - M ARCH 7 2009Michelle Willis Duo, Mike Webster Nonet.Feb 20 Hogtown Syncopators, Artie RothTrio, Mike Webster Nonet. Feb 21 Abbey'sMeltdown, Laura Hubert Band, Leah StateTrio, Field Trip with Kelly Jefferson. Feb 22Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band, FreewayDixieland, Folkjazz Project, Barry Romberg'sRandom Access Big Band. Feb 23 Peter HillOuintet, John MacLeod's Rex Hotel Orchestra.Feb 24 Mr. Marbles, Classic Rex JazzJam with host Sly Juhas. Feb 25 PeachTrio, Ryan Oliver. Feb 26 Michelle WillisOuo, Oave Restivo Trio featuring AlyssaFalk. Feb 27 Hogtown Syncopators, ArtieRoth Trio, Dave Restivo Trio featuring AlyssaFalk. Feb 28 Abbey's Meltdown, SwingShift Big Band, Leah State Trio, Pat Careyand the Jazz Navigators.Saint Tropez, Le315 King St. W. 416-591 -3600Live piano jazz 7 days a weekwww.lesainttropez.comSpezzo Restorante140 York Blvd. Richmond Hill 905-886-9703Live jazz Every Saturday.www.spezzo.comStatlers Piano Lounge487 Church Street 416-962-1209www.statlersonchurch.comMAIN FLOOR: NO COVEREvery Mon Curtains Down Cabaret Open Micwith Jenni Burke & Michael BarberEvery Tue One Night Stand with Deb Pearce.Every Wed Julie Michels and Kevin Barrett.Every Thu Ken & Michael's Cocktail Party,Open Mic with Anne-Marie Leonard. Feb 6Miss Carrie Chesnutt. Feb 7 Gillian Margot.Feb 13 Ricki Yorke Hates Valentine's Day!Feb 14 Terra Hazelton. Feb 20 Thyron LeeWhite. Feb 21 Jennifer Ryan. Feb 27 LyneTremblay. Feb 28 Bonnie Brett.Upstairs Cabaret in the Polar Ice loungeupstairs at Statlers:LIMITED SEA TING, Cover Charge + minimumReservations: cabaret@statlersonchurch.comFeb 6 Derrick Paul Miller. Feb 7 Judy Marshak.Feb 8 Scott Pietrangelo: 'Twentysomething"Feb 14 Valentines Day Single's Event.Feb 20 Sharon Smith. Feb 21 Ilana Waldson.Feb 27 Debbie Fleming. Feb 28 David Lopez.Stone Grill, The51 B Winchester 416-967-6565www.stonegrillonwinchester.comEvery Sun Jazz Brunch with Archie A/.leyne, Artie Roth and Special GuestsTen Feet Tall1381 Danforth Avenue, 416· 778-7333www.tenleettall.caFirst Saturday of each month Live R&B 9pmSunday Jazz Matinee 3:30-6:30NO COVERFeb 1 Kiki Misumi & Reg Schwager. Fri Feb6 Shannon Butcher. Feb 8 Bobby Hsu. Feb15 Sophia Perlman. Feb 22 Tina Nodwel/'sBirthday Bash w/ Special Guests.Tequila Bookworm512 Queen Street West 416-603-7335Modern/Experimental Jazz Monday, Thurs·day, Saturday at 9pm, PWYCFeb 2 Nancy & Co.: Vita Carlino and SandraSalverda. Feb 5 Teri Parker. Feb 7 Half-BeatMishap: Ken McDonald, Karen Ng, DemetriPetsalkis, Jay Sussman. Feb 9 Nico Dann/Chris Willis/Steve Ward. Feb 12 Ali Berkok.Feb 14 Kerrs/Seggers. Feb 19 Jess MaloneOuintet. Feb 21 Three Times Fast: NicoDann, Jim Sexton, Steve Ward. Feb 23 SeeThrough Trio: Tania Gill, Mark Laver, PeteJohnson. Feb 26 Malcolm Sinclair: KarenNg, Nick T elilan, Aurora Cowie, Scott McCannell,Will Fisher. Feb 28 Will Fisher Ouintet.Trane Studio964 Bathurst St. 416-913-8197www.tranestudio.comListings unavailable at press time, see web·site for updates.Tranzac292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137www.tranzac.orgLive music every night, various styles: moredetails/listings at www.tranzac.orgEvery Sat Jamzac Open Acoustic Jam 3pmEvery Mon Open Mic Music Nights withGuest Hosts, IOpmEvery Mon Angela Bower AKA ChristineBougie and Dafydd Hughes 7:30Every Fri The Foolish Things, 5pmFeb 4 Victor Bateman. Feb 5 Chris Banks &Chris Gale. Feb 8 Lina Allemano Four. Feb 11Victor Bateman. Feb 10 St. Dirt ElementarySchool Feb 12 Chris Banks & Chris Gale. Feb13 Shunga. Feb 17 St. Dirt ElementarySchool Feb 24 St. Oirt Elementary School.Feb 25 Victor Bateman. Feb 27 Ryan OriverOuartet.Zemra Bar & Lounge778 St. Clair Ave. W 416-651-3123www.zemrabarlounge.comSECTION 4: announcements,masterclasses. etceteraANNOUNCEMENTS*February 14 8:00: Palais Royale. Big BandValentine's Oance. Dance to big band classicsof Glenn Miller, Nelson Riddle, Count Basie,The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra & others. Fea·luring Glenn Chipkar, vocals & the 18 pieceSwing Shilt Big Band Orchestra; guests: Lari·sa Renee, Trio Bella; DJ Theresa Yuan. Lightfood menu; dress to impress. 1601 Lake ShoreBoulevard West. 416-533-3553. .*February 17-27: Kiwanis Music Festival.Two-week competition held in locationsthroughout the GT A, providing performanceopportunities for talented young people. Locationsat various venues in the GT*February 25 6:30: Scarborough PhilharmonicOrchestra/ FRIDA Restaurantand Bar. An Intimate Evening with LouisediTullio, Jeannie Pool and Ron Royer. Includesdinner, a .00 tax receipt and anopportunity to hear and meet Louise, Jean·nie and Ron as they share their experiencewith music and Hollywood. 999 EglintonAve. West. 416-787-2221. 0.*February 25 7:30: Soundstreams Canada.Salon 21 with Patricia O'Callaghan: LoveSongs. Bring your favourite love song. Sing ityourself or bring a recording. We bring Monteverdi's,Rave/'s, Debussy's, Vivier's lovesongs. Bata Shoe Museum, 327 Bloor St.West. 416-504-1282. Free.*February 28 6:00: Pax Christi Chorale.Savoury Ouets. A soiree of creative pairingsof wine and gourmet food, with musicalvignettes, live & silent auctions. West·mount Gallery, 88 Advance Rd. 416-491 ·8542. 5.LECTURES/SYMPOSIA*February 9 8:00: Toronto Wagner Society.Richard Paul Fink, the Alberich of Toronto'sRing Cycle, speaks to the Society on singingWagner. The Arts and Letters Club, 14 ElmSt. Members free,non-members by donation (- suggested).*February 22 2:00: Toronto Opera Club.Guest speaker Editor Wayne Gooding celebrateslive decades of opera in Canada, andCanadians in opera around the world. An audiopresentation. Room 330, Edward JohnsonBldg., 80 Queen's Park. 416-924-3940. (includes refreshments).*March 7 7:30: Toronto Gilbert and SullivanSociety. Talk on Julian Slade, composerof Salad Days, with music. St. Andrew'sChurch, 117 Bloor St. East. 416-763-0832. .MASTER CLASSES*February 3 10:00am: University of TorontoFaculty of Music. Chamber musicmaster class with Miro Quartet. Dining Hall,90 Wellesley St. West. 416-978-3744. Free.*February 8 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 13 3:10: University of TorontoFaculty of Music Jazz Studies. Ken PageMaster Class Series. Master class with AndrewDowning's Arts & Letters Quartet w/Patricia O'Callaghan. Boyd Neel Room, 80Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free and opento the public.*February 20 time tbd: Royal Conservatoryof Music. Piano master class with AndreLaplante. 273 Bloor St. West. 416-408-2824x321. Free.*February 22 2:00-5:30: Singing Studioof Deborah Staiman. Master class in musicaltheatre/audition preparation. See February 8.*February 28 10am-12 noon: RCCO. Organmaster class with Tom Trotter. LawrencePark Community Church, 2180 Bayview Ave.416-489-1551. , free for RCCO members.*March 1 time tba: Orillia Wind Ensemble.Flute master class with Sergio Pallottelli.Players at all levels welcome. Venue tba. Toregister: 705-327-3105.*March 2 time Iba: Royal Conservatory ofMusic. Piano master class with JohnO'Conor. 273 Bloor St. West. 416408-2824x321 . Free.WORKSHOPS*February 1 1:30-4:00: Toronto Early MusicPlayers Organization. Recorder Virtuosity:Music of Scotland and Scandinavia. Workshopby Alison Melville, recorder and flute.Bring your early instruments & stand; musicavailable at the door. Lansing United Church,49 Bogert Ave. 705-653-5480, 416-537-3733. .WWW,THEWHOL EN OTE.COM 45

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