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Volume 16 Issue 9 - June 2011

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Classico Pizza & Pasta2457 Bloor St. W. 416-763-1313 NO COVEREvery Thu Jazz Guitarist Nate Renner 7PM533 Parliament St. 416-913-7538Every Sat Gypsy Jazz w Michael Johnson &- 4-7PM.DeSotosEvery Thu Open Mic Jazz Jam Every Sun Brunch wDouble A Jazz and Guest 11AM-2PM. Guests:Jun 5 Jun 12 Jun 19Jun 26 *Dominion on Queen*500 Queen St. E. 416-368-6893Every Sun Rockabilly Brunch 11AM-3PM.Every 1st & 3rd Sun Jazz Jam w host RobertScott 4-7PM;Every Tue Corktown DjangoEvery Wed Every Thu5:30-8PM, NO COVER;Every Saturday Ronnie Hayward 4-7PMJun 3 9PM Downtown Funk Connection Jun 5 4PM: Jazz Jam hosted by Robert Scott;7:30PM Jun 10 9PM Elmer Ferrer Jun 12 6PMMetro Big Band Jun 16 9PM Sisters ofShenville Jun 17 9PM George Grosman’sBohemian Swing Pwyc. Jun 18 9PM East EndRockabilly Riot . Jun 19 4PM Jazz JamJun 20 9PM: TorontoComposer’s Workshop PwycJun 23 9PMAlexander Brown’s Latin Power Jam . Jun24 9PM Havana to Toronto Safari . Jun 251PM Sean Pinchin Pwyc.; 5PM York Jazz Ensemble; 9PM Que Isso . Jun 26 4PMBeverly Taft’s Bossa Nova Project ; 8PMPeggy Mahon Quartet . Jun 27 8PM BigSmoke . Jun 28 8:30PM Corktown’s DjangoJazz Jam Pwyc. Jun 29 8PM Don Francks. Jun 30 5:30PM NO COVER;8:30PM Rob Christian and Quincy Bullen .Jul 1 8PM Tony Quarrington, Beverly Taft andSan Murata Ronnie Hayward’sJul 2 1PM George Grosman’sBohemian Swing Pwyc; 4:30PM Brian RoseLittle Big Band ; 9PM: Bruce Cassidy’s HotfootOrchestra . Jul 3 4PM Jazz Jam hostedby Robert Scott; 8PM Japanese Jazz: Ken G Triowith San Murata and Friends .Every Sat -Dovercourt HouseEvery Sat Saturday Night Swing: Dance featur-EDOEvery Thu Guitarist TonyD. In The Clubs (Mostly Jazz)Quarrington Jun 2 Beverly TaftSan Murata lin).Jun 9 Joel Diamond Dave Field(bass); Jun 16 Melissa Boyce Drew Birston(bass); Jun 23 Ori Dagan JordanO’Connor (bass). Jun 30 Julie Michels Neil Swainson (bass).The Emmet RayGallery 345Jun 9 8PM Duologue-(st). Jun 17 8PM Robi Botos Trio ;(sr); (st).*Gate 403*Jun 1 5PM Kathryn Elizabeth Merriam JazzTrio; 9PM Kurt Nielsen/Richard Whiteman JazzJun 2 5PM Will Fisher Jazz Band; 9PMJun 3 5PM MikeField Jazz Band; 9PM Jun 4 12PM Dave Rubel Jazz Band; 5PM BillHeffernan & Friends; 9PM Melissa Boyce JazzJun 5 Melissa Lauren Jazz Band,5PM Dennis Gaumon Blues Duo, 9PM Johnny-Jun 6 5PM Joe Adamick Jazz Trio; 9PMJun 7 5PM KelseyMcNulty Jazz Band; 9PM Richard Whiteman/Jun 8 5PM AlanSmall Solo; 9PM Jun 9 5PMNicole Christian Jazz Duo; 9PM Kevin LalibertéJun 10 5PM9PM Jun 11 12PM tba 5PMBill Heffernan & Friends; 9PM Jun 12 5PM John Wayne Swing Quartet; 9PMJun 13 5PM DenisSchingh Solo; 9PM Jun 14 9PM Ri-Jun 15 5PM Ryan Oliver Jazz Band feat OriDagan: Tribute to John Coltrane and JohnnyHartman; 8PM: Jun16 5PM Aline Homzy Jazz Band 9PM StringJun 17 5PM Miss CarolineM~R Jazz Band; 9PM Jun 18 12PM Sandy Blakeley Duo; 5PM BillHeffernan & Friends; 9PM - Jun 19 12PM Faber & Freedman JazzDuo; 5PM 9PM Francine Hail-Jun 20 5PM Tony DesmarteauJazz & Blues Solo; 9PM Ken Kawashima & Jun 21Jun22 5PM Jeff Peacock Jazz Band; 9PM TheJun 23 5PM Gypsy Rebels; 9PMJun 24 5PMSam Broverman Jazz Duo; 9PM Max SenittJun 25 12PM Ori Dagan Trio;5PM The New Mynah Birds; 9PM Six PointsJun 26 12PM Heather Luckhart:Blues/Roots/Jazz Band; 5PM BrownmanAkoustic Trio; 9PM Bartek Kozminski Jun27 5PM Alex Samaras; 9PM Gillian MargotJun 28 5PM Linda Carone; 9PM Richard Jun 295PM Julia Cleveland Jazz Band; 9PM James Jun 30 5PMJoel Diamond Quartet; 9PM Cyndi CarletonJazz & Swing Band. Jul 1 5PM Margot RoiJazz Band; 9PM Jul2 12PM Victor Monsivais Trio; 5PM The RayCharles Project: Denise Leslie Trio; 9PM Me- Jul 3 12PMMelissa Lauren Jazz Band; 5PM Jorge GavidiaJazz & Blues Band; 9PM Thyron Lee Whyte*Grossman’s Tavern*All shows: NO COVEREvery Sat 4-8PM The Happy Pals matinee;Every Sun 9:30PM-2AM The Nationals wBrian Cober: Double Slide Guitar Open StageJam; Every Wed 9:30PM Ernest Lee & Cot-Every Thu 9:30PM The Respon-Jun 3 9:30PM Anthony Salvatore andJun 4 9:30PM Jun10 9:30PM Jun 119:30PM Jun 17 9:30 FrankieJun 18 9:30PM Chloe Watkinson and theJun 24 9:30PM Jun 25 9:30PM Jun 27 9:30PMJun 289:30PM Jul1 9:30PMJul 2 6:30PMLaura Hubert; 9:30PM*Harlem Restaurant*otherwise)Every Mon Open Jam Night 8PM-1AM; EveryFri/Sat Jazz/Blues 7:30-11:30PMJun 3 Sta-Jun 4 JamesJun 10 Jun 11Jun 17 Jun 18Jun 24 Jun 25 Jun 26 Jun 28 Lord Bubba’s Nu Jazz Project or with CD. Jun 29 Music is the Answer before10PM. Jun 30 before 10PM; thereafter. Jul 1 Jill Pea-Jul 2 Jul 3 Sperandei,745 Queen St. W. 416-366-4743Every Mon Every Tue JohnEvery Thu Every Fri ChrisEvery Sat *Hot House Café*35 Church St. 416-366-7800www.hothousecafe.comJun 26,27,28,29 8PM Brenda Carol & Clair-NO COVER.All shows start at 8:30PM.Jun 1 Steve Poltz Jun 2 DougWatson R&B Revue CD Release Jun 3,4 Skydiggers Jun5 Marc Jordan CD Release Jun 7 Chloe Charles Jun 8 KathleenGorman, Laura Fernandez and JosephJun 9 MichelleJun 10 The SistersEuclid CD Release Jun 11Carlos del Junco CD Release Jun 13 Antoine Dufour and Tommy GauthierJun 14 Shane KoyczanJun 15,16 StewartJun 17 Oli’s Musical Birthay:Jun 18 Glendale One: Uncov-Jun 19 JohnSouthworth and the South Seas with SpecialGuest Joey Wright Jun 20Sara Thackray Debut CD Launch Jun 21 leaseConcert Jun 22 ShawnPhillips Jun 23 Wendy LandsCD Release Jun 24 Lynn MilesJun 25 Tribute to JohnnyCash Jun 26 Fred EaglesmithJun 28 Julian Fauth Jun 29 Sing for$TBA. Jun 30 Shooglenifty*Joe Mama’s*Jun 24 9:30PM Jun 25 7:30PMJun 26 6:30PM Jun27 7:30PM Jun 28 8PM JordanJun 29 8PM BrooklynJun 30 8PM Jul 19:30PM Jul 2 9:30 Jul 36:30 *Latinada Restaurant & Jazz Bar*1671 Bloor St. W. 416-913-9716Jun 24 9PM Eliana Cuevas Trio . Jun 259PM Hotland Trio . Jun 26 9PM RubenVazquez Trio . Jun 28 9PM Mondo Loco NOCOVER. Jun 29 9PM Mondo Loco . Jun 299PM Latinada Trio . Jun 30 9PM Luis MarioOchoa Quartet . Jul 1 9PM Laura Fernandez& Dan Naduriak . Jul 2 9PM Iya Ire .Jul 3 9PM Roberto Riberon Trio .wLiberty Bistro, The25 Liberty St. 416-533-8828www.libertobistro.caEvery Tue EveryWed *Lolita’s Lust*www.lolitaslust.caJun 24,25,30,Jul 1,2 10PM DJ Lolita NOCOVER.Jun 2 Jun 3 Son Ache & DJJun 4 Moda Eterna & DJ JimmyJun 5 Jun 6 Jun 8Jun 9 Jun 10 CaféJun 11 Confuncto Lacalu &Jun 12 Luis Mario Ochoa Salsa Brunch, Jun 16Jun 17 Sonido Cubano & DJ JimmyJun 19 Jun 24 Jun 25 Wilbur Sargun-Jun 26 LuisJun 29 Sicilian JazzJun 30 Batuki MusicJul 1 Jul 2 Jul 3 Luis Mario Ochoa SalsaManhattan’s Music ClubGuelph. 519-767-2440www.manhattans.ca40 thewholenote.comJune 1 – July 7, 2011

*Mezzetta Middle Eastern Restaurant*681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-658-5687www.mezzettarestaurant.comEvery Wed Jazz Series: sets at 9PM and10:15PM - COVERJazz Festival: all shows start at 9PM, Cover Jun 24 Lorne Lofsky & Kieran Overs. Jun25 Kye Marshall & Andy Scott. Jun 26 MichaelOcchipinti & Elizabeth Shepherd. Jun 28 BrianKatz & Rob Piltch. Jun 29 David Mott & RobClutton. Jun 30 Bill McBirnie & Louis Simao.Jul 1 Mike Downes Duo. Jul 2 Ron Davis Trio.Jul 3 Brian Katz & Rob Piltch.Momo’s Bistro664 The Queensway, Etobicoke 416-252-5560www.momosbistro.comEvery Wed Open Mic 8PM.*N’Awlins Jazz Bar & Dining*299 King St. W. 416-595-1958www.nawlins.caEvery Tue Stacie McGregor; Every Wed JimHeineman Trio; Every Thu Blues Night w GuestVocalists; Every Fri/Sat All Star Bourbon St.Band; Every Sun Brooke Blackburn.*Old Mill, The*21 Old Mill Rd. 416-236-2641www.oldmilltoronto.comHome Smith Bar: No Reservations, NOCOVER, minimum per person. All shows7:30-10:30PM. Every Thu John SherwoodSolo Piano. Every Fri Something to SingAbout Series Every Sat Piano Masters Series.Jun 3 Arlene Smith Trio. Jun 4 StacieMcGregor Trio. Jun 10 Pat Murray Trio.Jun 11 Norman Amadio Trio. Jun 16 JoeSealy. Jun 17 Rita di Ghent Trio. Jun 18Paul Hoffert Trio. Jun 23 Richard Whiteman.Jun 24 Heather Bambrick and the Russ LittleTrio. Jun 25 Bill McBirnie with the JohnSherwood Trio. Jul 1 Jackie Richardson withthe Russ Little Trio. Jul 2 Jim Galloway andthe John Sherwood Trio.Painted Lady, The218 Ossington Ave. 647-213-5239www.thepaintedlady.ca (full schedule)NO COVER/PWYCEvery Mon Open Mic, all genres, 10PM-late.*Pan*516 Danforth Ave. 416-466-8158.www.panonthedanforth.com NO COVER.Every Sun 7PM Lara Solnicki with specialguests. Jun 26 Lara Solnicki, Reg Schwager &Jon Maharaj. Jun 30 (added show) Lara Solnicki,Brian Katz & George Koller. Jul 3 Lara Solnicki,Adrean Farrugia & George Koller.Pantages Martini Bar & Lounge200 Victoria St. 416-362-1777Every Fri Robert Scott; Every Sat Solo Piano:Various artists.Pero Lounge812 Bloor St. W. 416-915-7225www.perorestaurant.comEvery Fri African Vibe 7-11PMEvery Sat Archie Alleyne’s Kollage 8-11PMPilot Tavern, The22 Cumberland Ave. 416-923-5716www.thepilot.ca (full schedule)Jazz Saturdays 3:30PM–6:30PM NO COVERJun 4 Ron Westray Quartet. Jun 11 Neil SwainsonQuartet. Jun 18 TBA. Jun 25 TBA.*Quotes*220 King St. W. 416-979-7697NO COVER (except during the TD Canada TrustToronto Jazz Festival)Jun 3 5PM Canadian Jazz Quartet with guestColleen Allen, saxophone. Jun 10 5PM CanadianJazz Quartet with guest Steve Crowe,trumpet. Jun 17 5PM Canadian Jazz Quartetwith guest Vern Dorge, saxophone. Jun 245PM Canadian Jazz Quartet with guest HarryAllen, saxophone ; 10:30PM Jam Sessionwith Richard Whiteman Trio . Jun 25 5PM-Gord Sheard’s Brazilian Jazz Experience withguest Luanda Jones, vocals ; 10:30PM JamSession with Stacie McGregor Trio . Jun 275PM Canadian Jazz Quartet with guest ScottHamilton, saxophone ; 10:30PM Jam Sessionwith Stacie McGregor Trio . Jun 285PM Canadian Jazz Quartet with guests Guidosaxophone ; 10:30PM Jam Session withStacie McGregor Trio . Jun 29 5PM GordSheard’s Brazilian Jazz Experience with RegSchwager, guitar ; 10:30PM Jam Sessionwith Stacie McGregor Trio . Jun 30 5PMCanadian Jazz Quartet with guest Randy Sandke,trumpet ; 10:30PM Jam Session withStacie McGregor Trio . Jul 2 5PM Canadian; 10:30PM Jam Session with Stacie Mc-Gregor Trio .Reposado Bar & Lounge136 Ossington Ave. 416-532-6474www.reposadobar.com COVER on Fridays, all other nights PWYCEvery Wed Spy vs. Spy vs. Sly Every Thu, FriThe Reposadists.*Reservoir Lounge, The*52 Wellington St. E. 416-955-0887www.reservoirlounge.com (full schedule)Every Mon Sophia Perlman and the Vipers;Every Tue Tyler Yarema and his Rhythm; EveryWed Bradley and the Bouncers; Every ThuDave Murphy Band. Every Fri DeeDee & theDirty Martinis; Every Sat Tyler Yarema and hisRhythm. “Après Work” Series Tuesdays, Wednesdays,Thursdays 7-9PM. Jun 2 Alex Pangmanand her Alleycats every month); Jun 28 Richard Underhill. Jun 29Elena Kapeleris. Jun 30 Vince Bertucci.*Rex Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar, The*194 Queen St. W. 416-598-2475www.therex.ca (cover charge applies toselected evening shows, call ahead)Jun 1 6:30PM 9:30PMBuddy Aquilina. Jun 2 6:30PM Morgan Childs& Friends; 9:30PM Shannon Butcher. Jun 34PM Hogtown Syncopators; 6:30PM The Jivebombers;9:45PM Dave Neill Quartet. Jun 412PM Patty Duffy & Abbey Trio; 3:30: JakeChisholm; 7PM: Kathryn Merriam; 9:45PM SoulStew. Jun 5 11AM-6PM Humber CommunityMusic School Student Recitals; 7PM Tom ReynoldsTrio; 9:30 YUKA. Jun 6 6:30PM Shields,Johnston & Fielding; 9:30: Convergence. Jun7 6:30PM Richard Whiteman Trio; 9:30 ClassicRex Jazz Jam. Jun 8 6:30PM Trio; 9:30PM Madeline Forster. Jun 9 6:30Morgan Childs & Friends; 9:30 Alex ColemanOctet: Charles Mingus Tribute. Jun 10 4PMHogtown Syncopators; 6:30PM The Jivebombers;9:45PM Jovino Santos Neto. Jun 1112PM Laura Marks; 3:30PM Rip, Rig & PanicBig Band. 6:30PM Kathryn Merriam; 9:45Chris Hunt Tentet+2. Jun 12 12PM ExcelsiorWHAT IS THIS THING CALLED JAZZ? / PART I continued from page 7a mere century, the umbrella term has sheltered Dixieland, swing,bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, free jazz, Latin jazz, post bop,soul jazz, jazz fusion, jazz funk, acid jazz and many other variants – aMany of the above varieties can be found at this year’s TD TorontoJazz Festival, from some surprising choices (Jessye Norman, KoernerHall, June 28 at 8pm) to one of the music’s most currently electric suc-who devotes their life to an art form that demands a spirit – at least a artist Don Francks (Dominion on Queen, June 29 at 8pm) is verythe way, this tremendously gifted musician, actor, poet, visual artistUnder the category of blues, much adored singer and multi-instrumentalistJulian Fauth is not going to be singing the blues forcommunity has responded by putting together several fundraisingconcert will feature performances by Harrison Kennedy, Paul Reddick,Bobby Dean Blackburn, Treasa Levasseur and Donné Roberts, withOne element that Jazz Festival sessionswill take place at QuotesBar & Grill, hosted onmost nights by fantasticThere will be a covercharge for the generalpublic, but musicianswho wish to sit in willbe welcome to attend ata variety of players andsingers show up to makethe sessions as engagingas possible, for thesePianist Stacie McGregor hostsFestival jam at Quotes.sessions are the meetingplace of musicians, audiences and the folks behind the scenes – where, from the late, great Sarah Vaughan (Down Beat magazine,1982): Ori Dagan is a Toronto-based jazz vocalist and entertainmentjournalist. He can be contacted at jazz@thewholenote.com.ORI DAGANJune 1 – July 7, 2011 thewholenote.com 41

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