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Volume 16 Issue 5 - February 2011

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Bon Vivant RestaurantEvery Thu Every Fri Margaret Stowe Solo Guitar 6-9pmCastro’s LoungeEvery Sun Jeremy Rouse Trio (Jazz/Roots) NOEvery Mon Smokey Folk (Blue-C’est WhatEvery Fri Hot Five Jazzmakers Chalkers Pub Billiards & BistroEvery WedGirls Night Out Vocalist-Friend-Norman Marshall Villeneuve(d) ThuFeb 10 Francine Hailman CD Release “Love isHere” Saturday: Dinner Jazz 6-9pm, Cover. Feb 5 Fern Lindzon Quartet. Feb 12Lisa Particelli’s GNO All-Star Vocal Showcase.Feb 19 Robi Botos Trio. Feb 24,25,26 JohnAbercrombie.Chick N’ DeliEvery Mon Big Band Night. Every TueRockBand. Every Sat Climax Jazz Band. Every SunRobbie Lane and the Disciples.China House RestaurantEvery Thursday Feb 3 Mike Murley Quartet. Feb 10 DanielBarnes. Feb 17 Dave Restivo Quartet. Feb 24Classico Pizza & PastaEvery Thu Jazz Guitarist Nate Renner Cobourg, TheCommunist’s Daughter, TheEvery Sat Gypsy Jazz w Michael LouisDanforth Café(inside Danforth Baptist Church)WINTERFOLK: Feb 18 Story Behind the Song with Rosemary PhelanFeb 19 Feb21 Cutlery with Dan Whiteley.DeSotosEvery Thurs Open Mic Jazz Jam EverySun Brunch with Double A Jazz and GuestC. In The Clubs (Mostly Jazz)Dominion on QueenEvery Sun Every1 st & 3 rd Sun Jazz Jam with host Robert ScottEvery Tue Corktown Django Jam withhost Wayne Nakamura. EveryWed Corktown Uke Jam. Every Thu John T.Every SaturdayFeb 3 Bossa Tres.Feb 4 Ilana Waldston’s “Jazz ‘n Laughs”. Feb 5“February Blues, Flues and Booze” Musical ComedyCabaret. Feb 10 Les Petit Nouveau. Feb11 Ahmed Mitchell Combo. Feb 12 Cross-EyedCat (blues). Feb 14 Valentine’s Special: GeorgeGrosman’s Jazz Goes Pop. Feb 17-19 “What areyou doing back there?! Festival” Feb 21 TorontoComposer’s Workshop w Noah Leibel. Feb 24Alexander Brown’s Latin Power Jam. Feb 25“Havana to Toronto Safari”. Feb 26 Allsax Quartet.Feb 27 Musical Theatre Cabaret.Dora KeoghEvery Sun Guest WINTERFOLK: Feb 18 Nonie Crete. Feb 19 garetStowe. Feb 20 -Feb 21Hotcha!Dovercourt HouseEvery Sat Saturday Night Swing: Dance featuringLive Swing Bands.Feb 5 Up Jumped Swing. Feb 12 Alex PangmanFeb 19 TBA. Feb 26 ClimaxJazz Band.The Emmet RayFeb 2 Peter Boyd and the Mutant Duo (blues).Feb 6 DrumHand. Feb 9 Tia Brazda Group. Feb13 Feb 20 Ori DaganTrio. Feb 27 Matt Newton Trio.Gallery Studio Café, TheEvery Thu DuoGate 403Feb 1 Kelsey McNulty, Julian Fauth. Feb 2 RyanOliver, Kurt Neilsen/Richard Whiteman. Feb 3Ernesto Cervini, Julia Cleveland. Feb 4 ScottKemp, Tavares Brazilian Jazz. Feb 5 Ori Dagan,Bill Heffernan, Melissa Boyce. Feb 6 MelissaLauren, Graceful Daddies, Chris Butcher. Feb 7Jeffrey Hewer, Vincent Bertucci. Feb 8 DonnéRoberts, Julian Fauth. Feb 9 Jessica Ackerley,MEM3. Feb 10 Paton. Feb 11 Feb12 Ori Dagan, Bill Heffernan, Wendy Weiler. Feb13 ReideKaiser. Feb 14 Denis Schingh, Kyla Tingley.Feb 15 Byung-Gul Jung, Julian Fauth. Feb 16Chris Chekan, Fraser Melvin. Feb 17 Jeff LaRochelle,Amanda Covetta. Feb 18 Jana Cassidy,Bartek Kozminski. Feb 19 Ori Dagan, Bill Heffernan,Max Senitt. Feb 20 France St. Trio, Gypsy Rebels. Feb 21 Tony Desmarteau,Ken Kawashima. Feb 22 Noah Sherman,Julian Fauth. Feb 23 Alex Samaras, JordanTalsky. Feb 24 Jorge Gavidia, Cyndi Carleton.Feb 25 Amy Noubarian, Real Time. Feb 26Ori Dagan, Bill Heffernan, Sweet Derrick Blues.Feb 27 Victor Monsivais, Brownman, The Circles.Feb 28 Danielle Bassels, Lara Solnicki.Gladstone Hotel, TheFeb 19 querade. Grossman’s TavernEvery SatEvery SunNicola Vaughan Acoustic JamEvery Wed EveryThu The Responsible Jam. Feb 4,5 Kid Bastien,Kjeld Brandt, Karl Kronqvist. Feb 11 StevieRay Vaughan. Feb 12 Crossroad. Feb 18 The Barking Sharks. Feb 19Soul Stack. Feb 25 Frankie Foo. Feb 26 CautionJam.Harlem RestaurantEvery Mon Open Jam Night EveryWed Aspirin, First Aid Kits, Vitamins, Masks, ProteinBars. Every Fri Every Sat Harlem Underground RestaurantEvery Mon Every TueEvery Thu Every FriEvery Sat Carl Bray.Hugh’s RoomFeb 3 Fathead. Feb 4 Garnet Rogers. Feb 5Alejandra Ribera. Feb 8 Jane Harbury presents:Discoveries. Feb 10 Kruger Brothers. Feb 11,12Feb 13 Jeff Bird. Feb 14 St.Valentine’s Day w Betty and the Bobs. Feb 17Era Chrona CD Release. Feb 18,19 John Hammond.Feb 24 present Duke Robillard. Feb 26 “The Way to SanJose” Music of Burt Bacharach. Feb 27 KenWhiteley’s Gospel Matinee, SHINE! In support ofthe Jim Fay Music Bursary.Joe Mama’sEvery Sun Sly Juhas.LatinadaLula LoungeEvery Sun (6,13,20,27) Salsa Brunch Party:Miko Sobreira. . Feb 3Funkabelly. Feb 4 Eliana Cuevas, Lady Son y ArticuloViente. Feb 5 Adonis Puentes. Feb 9 Salsafor Smiles. Feb 11 Moda Eterna. Feb 12 CaféCubano. Feb 14 Valentine’s Day w Laura Fernandez.Feb 18 Salsotika. Feb 19 Roberto LinaresBrown Orchestra. Feb 26 Café Cubano. Feb 28Juno Jazz All-Stars: Guido Basso, Jane Bunnett,Don Thompson, Richard Underhill, Hilario Duran,Mambo LoungeWinterfolk: Feb 18 Evaristo Machado. Feb 19-Feb 29 -Feb 21 Freeman Dre upManhattan’s Music ClubMezzetta Middle Eastern RestaurantEvery Wed Feb 2 Feb 9 TedFeb 16 Mike MurleyFeb 23 Thompson.Momo’s BistroEvery Wed Open Mic N’Awlins Jazz Bar and DiningEvery Tue Every WedJimEvery ThuBlues Night withEvery Fri/SatAll Star BourbonSt. BandEvery SunTerry Logan.Old Mill, TheOld Mill Dining Room Home Smith Bar:Every Thursday John SherwoodSolo Piano.Every FridayEvery SaturdayFeb 4 Margot Roi. Feb 5 Adrean Farrugia. Feb 1146 thewholenote.comFebruary 1 - March 7, 2011

Irene Atman. Feb 12 Brigham Phillips. Feb 18Sophia Perlman. Feb 19 Richard Whiteman. Feb25 David Statham. Feb 26 Hilario Duran.Painted Lady, TheEvery Mon Pantages Martini Bar and LoungeEvery Mon Curtains Down with host JenniBurke, Mark Camilleri on piano and guest sing-Every Fri Every SatSoloPiano: Various artists.Pero LoungeEvery Fri African Vibe 7-11pmEvery Sat Archie Alleyne’s Kollage 8-11pmPilot Tavern, TheFeb 5 Kollage. Feb 12 Darryl Orr Quartet. Feb19 Rob Campbell Quartet. Feb 26 Robi Botos.Quotes Bar and GrillFeb4 Steve McDade. Feb 11 Jim Galloway. Feb18 CANADIAN JAZZ QUARTET CD RELEASEFeb 25Richard Underhill.Reposado Bar & LoungeEvery Wed Spy vs. Spy vs. Sly Every Thu, FriThe ReposadistsReservoir Lounge, TheFeb 1 Lara Solnicki. Feb 3Alex Pangman. Every MonSophia Perlmanand the VipersEvery TueEvery WedBradley and theEvery ThuAnswers. Every Fri-Every SatRevival BarFeb 1 wiseGrooves. Rex Hotel Jazz and Blues Bar, TheFeb 1 Mr. Marbles, Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Feb2 Worst Pop Band Ever, Madeline Forster. Feb3 Morgan Childs Trio, Lorne Lofsky Quartet. Hogtown Syncopators, Ted Warren Trio, LorneLofsky Quartet. Feb 5 Composers Collective, Sara Dell, Donny McCaslinwith Barry Romberg’s Random Access. Feb6 Excelsior Dixieland Jazz, Beverly Taft, CirclesQuartet, Donny McCaslin with Barry Romberg’sRandom Access. Feb 7 U of T Student Ensembles,Humber College Student Ensembles. Feb8 Mr. Marbles, Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Feb 9Worst Pop Band Ever, Earthtones. Feb 10 MorganChilds Trio, Rez Abbasi’s Invocation. Feb11 Hogtown Syncopators, Ted Warren Trio, RezAbbasi’s Invocation. Feb 12 Friends, Laura Hubert Band, Sara Dell, HumberFaculty Nonet. Feb 13 Excelsior Dixieland Jazz,Club Django, Circles Quartet, Tova Kardonne’s“The Thing Is”. Feb 14 U of T Ensembles, HumberCollege Ensembles. Feb 15 Mr. Marbles,Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Feb 16 Worst Pop BandEver, Jeremy Pelt’s “Wired”. Feb 17 MorganChilds Trio, Jeremy Pelt’s “Wired”. Feb 18 HogtownSyncopators, Ted Warren Trio, Adam RogersTrio. Feb 19 Grossman’s T.J.O. Big Band, Sara Dell, AdamRoger Trio. Feb 20 Excelsior Dixieland Jazz, Dr.Nick Blues, Richard Whiteman, Dean McNeill wBrian O’Kane. Feb 21 Peter Hill Quintet, KelseyGrant’s Trombone Orchestra. Feb 22 Mr. Marbles,Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Feb 23 Worst PopBand Ever, Trevor Hogg. Feb 24 Morgan Childs,N.O.J.O. Big Band. Feb 25 Hogtown Syncopa-Feb 26Sara Dell, Jake Chisholm, Rich Brown’s Rinsethe Algorithm. Feb 27 Excelsior Dixieland Jazz,Freeway Dixieland, Richard Whiteman, HeavyweightsBrass. Feb 28 U of T Ensembles, JohnMacLeod’s Rex Hotel Orchestra.Saint Tropez, LeSupermarket, TheFeb 3 Jessica Stuart Few Video Release. Ten Feet TallEvery 2nd and 4th Tuesday Dunstan MoreyEvery Thu Gary 17’s Acoustic Open Jam. SaturdayNight Cabaret, 8pm : Feb 5 Sam Broverman. Feb 12 Peggy JaneHope. Feb 19 Kathleen Gorman. Feb 26 LaraSolnicki. Sunday Afternoon Matinee, 3:30-6:30pm: Feb 6 Spirit of Jazz. Feb13 Steve Koven Trio. Feb 20 Brown. Feb 27 Jim Gelcer.Terry O’s Sports BarWinterfolk: Feb 18 -Feb 19 Feb 20 Moonshine-Feb 21 Remem-tarBoys.FREE LISTINGSlistings@thewholenote.comIN THE CLUBSReasons to Savour FebruaryORI DAGANAS THE WINTER WEEKS DWINDLE down to a precious few,here are some good excuses to head straight to the clubs:A Four-Day Live Music WonderlandWho knew Toronto was such a hotbed of folk, roots and blues talent?Meet The Association of Artists for a Better World, organizers ofWinterfolk. This entirely volunteer-run, all-ages festival is now inits 9th season of emulating multi-stage rural summer festivals, righthere in the city. The 2011 edition will showcase 150 artists over fourdays (February 18-21) at six venues in the Broadview and Danforthvicinity. Ranging from sports bar to church, the venues this yearare: Black Swan Tavern, Mambo Lounge, Eastminster United Church,Danforth Café, Dora Keogh and Terry O’s Sports Bar. All showswill be free of charge with the exception of Saturday night’s “BrassRoots: Big Bands for Your Buck” at Eastminster United Church, aquadruple bill of multi-genre big bands for only (adv).Jazzers will notice guitarist Tony Quarrington’s name all overthe performance schedule – he is well-known in the folk scene asboth a performer and songwriter. Popular blues acts also appear onthe bill, including Gary Kendall of the Downchild Blues Band fame,charismatic Danny Marks and breathtaking multi-instrumentalistJimmy Bowskill; other promising billings include veteran jazzmanBig Rude Jake, Latin chanteuse Laura Fernandez and acclaimedsinger-songwriter Noah Zacharin.Budding musicians should take advantage of the free workshopsoffered, which cover everything from blues songwriting and impro- with Beth Anne Cole, familiar to many from her 22 years on Mr.Dressup and Sesame Street. The Winterfolk venues can all be foundin our “In The Clubs” listings..Salsa for Everybody!The Lula Lounge has recentlyembarked on a weekly series that looks like it’s here to stay. Thenew Sunday Family Salsa Brunch is ancomparableLuis Mario Ochoa TraditionalCuban Quartet. Lula has made a grandchoice because this man is not only anexquisite musician but also a world-classentertainer. Whether he is singing, strummingthe guitar or keeping impeccabletime on a maraca, Ochoa lights up a roomlike a lantern. cover pays for theband, a beginner salsa lesson by MikoSobreira as well as a wholesome buffetbrunch, coffee, dessert, tax and tip. Freefor kids 12 and under, seating at 11amand 1pm. For more info visit: lula.ca. Luis Mario Ochoa.Look for favourite live musicvenues on our website mapWorld of The WholeNotethewholenote.comFebruary 1 - March 7, 2011 thewholenote.com 47

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