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Volume 17 Issue 10 - July/August 2012

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  • August
  • Jazz
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C. In the Clubs (Mostly

C. In the Clubs (Mostly Jazz) D. The ETCeterasRollercoasters; 7pm Bernardo Padron; 9:30pmBen Ball Quartet. Jul 16 6:30pm BrilliantCorners; 9:30pm Ken McDonald Quartet. Jul17 6:30pm Jim Gelcer Trio; 9:30pm ClassicRex Jazz Jam. Jul 18 6:30pm Elena Kapeleris;9:30pm Harley Card Quintet. Jul 19 6:30pmKevin Quain; 9:30pm Jake Koffman: TheMusic of Moe Koffman. Jul 20 4pm HogtownSyncopators; 6:30pm Worst Pop Band Ever;9:45pm Benny Sharoni Quartet. Jul 21 12pmDanny Marks & Friends; 3:30pm The Cookers;7pm Justin Bacchus; 9:45pm Bob BroughQuartet. Jul 22 12pm Abbey’s Meltdown;3:30pm Red Hot Ramble; 7pm Bernardo Padron;9:30pm Mary-Catherine Trio. Jul 23 6:30pmBrilliant Corners; 9:30pm Brampton`s JazzMechanics Big Band. Jul 24 6:30pm JimGelcer Trio; 9:30pm Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Jul25 6:30pm Elena Kapeleris; 9:30pm LeylandGordon Group. Jul 26 6:30pm Kevin Quain;9:45pm Mark Eisenman Quintet. Jul 27 4pmHogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm Worst Pop BandEver; 9:45pm Mark Eisenman Quintet. Jul 2812pm Danny Marks & Friends; 3:30pm ChrisHunt Tentet +2; 7pm Justin Bacchus; 9:45pmJake Chisholm Group. Jul 29 12pm ExcelsiorDixieland Jazz Band; 3:30pm Freeway DixielandBand; 7pm Bernardo Padron; 9:30pm JuneHarris Trio. Jul 30 6:30pm Brilliant Corners;9:30pm John Cheesman Jazz Orchestra. Jul 316:30pm Jim Gelcer Trio; 9:30pm Classic RexJazz Jam.Ristorante Roma1090 Bloor St. W. 416-531-4000All shows: 8pm. No Cover.Every Thu Open Jam. Every Fri Live Jazz:Le Saint Tropez315 King St. W. 416-591-3600Live piano jazz 7 days a weekwww.lesainttropez.comSomewhere There227 Sterling Rd. Unit #112 416-262-2883All shows: 8pm, unless otherwise indicated. $10Cover or PWYC.www.somewherethere.org (complete listingsand personnel)Every Sun 5pm Kyle McDonald; 8pm NOWSeries. Every Wed 8pm Patrick O’Reilly’s WireCircus: Patrick O’Reilly (guitar); Edwin Sheard(alto saxophone); Derek Gray (drums). Jul 2Panic! Jul 3 Parmela Attariwala (violin); RobClutton (bass); Rick Sacks (drums). Jul 5 AvestaNakhaei (piano). Jul 7 Odradek. Electroacousticimprovisation. Jul 10 Hat & Beard Play theMusic of Thelonious Monk: Ken Aldcroft (guitar);lDave Clark (drums). Jul 12 Avesta Nakhaei(piano). Jul 13 Leftover Daylight Series: ChrisCawthray, Alex Samaras and guests. Jul 14Emilio Guim’s Lullaby North: Emilio Guim (guitar);Chris Adriaanse (bass); Jon Foster (drums); DanEasty (alto saxophone); Dylan Hillyer (vocals).Jul 15 Somewhere There Monthly Rent Party.Jul 16 Panic! Jul 17 Colin Anthony (piano);Nicole Rampersaud (trumpet) Jim Sexton (bass);Michael Kaler (bass); Ken Aldcroft (guitar); MarkZurawinski (drums). Jul 19 Avesta Nakhaei(piano). Jul 21 Eminent Domain. Jul 24 VictorBateman: Freedom, Sound and Expression.Jul 26 Avesta Nakhaei (piano). Jul 28 RebeccaBruton (violin/viola/voice). Jul 30 Panic! Jul 31Peter Hill (piano); Shawn Nykwist (tenor sax);Chris Banks (bass). Aug 2 Claude Witmann. Aug4 Len Aruliah (saxes). Aug 6 Panic! Aug 7 8pmLen Aruliah (saxes). Aug 9 Claude Witmann.Aug 14 Pete Johnston and Rob Clutton. Aug16 Claude Witmann. Aug 19 Somewhere ThereRent Party. Aug 20 Panic! Aug 23 ClaudeWitmann Residency. Aug 28 8pm Paul Newman(saxes). Aug 30 8pm Claude Witmann.Trane Studio964 Bathurst St. 416-913-8197www.tranestudio.com (full schedule)Every Wed Liberty Wednesdays with NoahZacharin. Jul 5 Nicolay with the Hot AtNights. Jul 6 One World Trio featuring BruceCassidy. Jul 7 Frank Botos Band: Happy 80thto Joe Zawinul featuring Steve Hall. Jul 8Andy De Campos and the Speek EZ Trio. Jul 9Motivational Mondays. Jul 10 Sammy JacksonQuintet. Jul 12 Conversations and Cocktails.Jul 13 Ranzie Mensah. Jul 14 Scott MarshallQuintet. Jul 15 Robi Botos Gospel & FunkEnsemble with Andrew Stewart. Jul 17 IrenePerkovic. Jul 19 Singer’s Den. Jul 20 WaleedAbdulhamid and the Kush Ensemble. Jul 21Rakkatak and Santerias. Jul 22 Nadia PetraTrio. Jul 24 Perspectives. Jul 26 BartoszHadala Quartet. Jul 27 Rosita Stone. Jul28 Asiko Afro Beat Enesmble. Jul 29 JohnCampbell Group. Jul 30 Anne-Lise Dugas andFriends. Jul 31 Taylor Cook Quintet Jazz Jam.Tranzac292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137www.tranzac.org (full schedule)3-4 shows daily, various styles; most showsPWYC.Every Mon 7pm This is Awesome; 10pm OpenMic. Every Fri 5pm The Foolish Things. EverySat 3pm Jamzac. Multiple performances nightly,including: Jul 1 5pm Monk’s Music. Jul 310pm Peripheral Vision. Jul 5 9pm Thom Gill& Friends. Jul 8 1pm Toronto ImprovisersOrchestra; 5pm Peter & Keegan Lutek; 10pmLina Allemano Four. Jul 10 10pm Stop Time.Jul 17 10pm Mark Godfrey Trio. Jul 27 10pmRyan Driver Quartet. Jul 31 Drumheller. Aug 29pm Thom Gill. Aug 7 10pm Peripheral Vision.Aug 14 10pm Stop Time. Aug 17 7:30pmAinsley McNeaney. Aug 28 Drumheller. Aug31 Ryan Driver Quartet.Winchester Kitchen & Bar51 Winchester St. 416-323-0051www.winchesterkitchen.comAll shows: 7-10pm. No Cover.Jul 12 Wayne Cass Trio. Jul 19 Melissa Lauren.Jul 26 Ron Davis Trio.Zemra Bar & Lounge778 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-651-3123www.zemrabarlounge.comEvery Wed Open Mic and Jam.Every Fri Live Music Fridays.GALAS & FUNDRAISERS• Jul 11 8:30pm: Guelph Symphony. GuelphySymphony Classical 5K. Fundraising race passingthrough Homewood grounds and returningthrough the Trans-Canada trail, with a soundtrack of live musicians: soloist at 1km; duet at2km; trio at 3km; quartet at 4km and big band atthe end. Starts at 10 Carden St., Guelph. 519-820-4111. (includes t-shirt); (musician);$10–(adv). Pledge or register at http://www.guelphsymphony.com/guelph-classical-5k/• Jul 15 8:00: Aurora jazz + Festival.Fabulous Festival Fundraiser & PressConference. Beer/wine tasting, entertainmentand silent auction; celebrating the festival’s selectionfor an Economic Impact Study. Festivaltakes place August 3–5 in Town Park, Aurora(see p.38-39). Fundraiser at Jonathan’s restaurant,14845 Yonge St., Aurora. 905-841-6489.www.aurorajazzfest.comCOMPETITIONS• Applications now accepted: Toronto Chapterof the American Harp Society. 2012 HarpComposition Contest for Composers. For moreinfo visit www.torontoharp.org.• Jul 1 – Jul 4 Canadian Music Competition.National Finals. Schedule will be posted atwww.cmcnational.com. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 877-879-1959. Free.SCREENINGS• Jul 07 6:00: Music and Beyond. FilmScreening: The Iron Curtain. Hollywoodproduction based on the papers of IgorGouzenko. Filmed in 1948 in Ottawa, thefilm stars Dana Andrews and Gene Tierney,with a soundtrack of works by Shostakovich,Prokofiev, Myakovsky and Khachaturian.Directed bt W.A. Wellman. ByTowne Cinema,325 Rideau St. 613-241-0777. $TBA.• Jul 08 4:05: Music and Beyond. FilmScreening: The Iron Curtain. See July 7.• Jul 09 9:05: Music and Beyond. FilmScreening: The Iron Curtain. See July 7.INTERVIEWS & CONVERSATIONS.• Jul 11 2:00: Music and Beyond. The FriesenInterviews: Music and film Program 1: BrunoMonsaingeon, the Glenn Gould filmographer.Eric Friesen interviews Bruno Monsaingeon, discussingBruno’s first encounters with Gould. Theevent will feature a range of film clips. FreimanHall, University of Ottawa, 610 CumberlandStreet, Ottawa. 613-241-0777. .• Jul 12 2:00: Music and Beyond. The FriesenInterviews: Music and film Program 2: BrunoMonsaingeon, the Glenn Gould filmographer.Eric Friesen interviews Bruno Monsaingeon, discussingsome 80 “opuses” in Monsaingeoun’sfilm canon. Freiman Hall, University ofOttawa, 610 Cumberland Street, Ottawa.613-241-0777. .• Jul 26 6:00: Festival of the Sound.Conversations with Keith. Keith Horner chatswith Earl and Dinah Rosen and Marquis classics,Canada’s oldest classical music label. Charles W.Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts, 2 BayStreet, Parry Sound. 1-866-364-0061. Free.• Aug 10 6:00: Festival of the Sound.Search listings by genreonline at thewholenote.com54 thewholenote.com July 1 – September 7, 2012

Conversations with Keith. Keith Horner chatswith William Littler about his career as amusic critic. Charles W. Stockey Centre forthe Performing Arts, 2 Bay St., Parry Sound.1-866-364-0061. Free.• Aug 11 11:15am: Stratford Summer Music.In Conversation with Lloyd Robertson. Robertsoninterviews painter Phil Richards about his commissionedportrait of Queen Elizabeth II, aboutthe path from the initial drawings to the finalpainting. Stratford City Hall, 1 Wellington St.,Stratford. 519-271-2101 or 1-866-288-4313.Free.• Aug 11 4:00: Festival of the Sound.Roundtable Discussion: Community Life. WilliamLittler, James Campbell and Margaret Boyd withfestival musicians and board members, discussthe role of festivals in community life. Charles W.Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts, 2 BaySt., Parry Sound. 1-866-364-0061. Free.Venue Rental• in the heart of Yorkville• historical heritage building• Steinway Grand Piano• recital and special events• lighting and sound systems• accomodates caterers• reasonable ratesLECTURES & SYMPOSIA• Jul 30, 31 and Aug 1–4 10:00am: OttawaChamberfest. Chamber Chat. Lecture by HarryHalbreich on the past, present and future ofchamber music, discussing the day’s musical offering.Dominion Chalmers United Church, 355Cooper St., Ottawa. 613-234-6306. Free.• Jul 31 5:30: Ottawa Chamberfest. Up Closeand Personal: Colin Carr. Cellist Colin Carr discusseshis life, career and music with EricFriesen. Dominion Chalmers United Church, 355Cooper St., Ottawa. 613-234-6306. Free.• Aug 02 11:15am: Stratford Summer Music.Music That Changed the World, Lecture 1 of3: Bach and his Proponents. Robert Harris,Lecturer. Stratford City Hall, 1 Wellington St.,Stratford. 519-271-2101 or 1-866-288-4313.; for all 3 lectures (Aug 2, 3, 4).• Aug 03 11:15am: Stratford Summer Music.Music That Changed the World, Lecture 1 of3: Beethoven Resets the Table. Robert Harris35 Hazelton Avenue, Heliconian Hall416-922-3618 rentals@heliconianclub.orgThe SCB performs underthe baton of DenisMastromonacois growing! andlooking for strongplayers in selectsections.TrumpetFrench HornTubaTenor SaxBaritoneInterested in playing withthe band? Contact ourrecruitment coordinator atrecruitment@scband.caThe Scarborough Concert Band rehearsesWednesdays 7:15-9:30 PM at Winston ChurchillCollegiate, 2239 Lawrence Avenue East just westof Kennedy.Senior high school experience, or equivalent, is highly recommended for theinstrument of choice. Members must provide their own instrument.Toronto Opera Repertoire2013 Season AuditionsSingers of all voice types are invited to audition for roles in thefollowing two operas, to be performed in February and March,2013 (rehearsals will begin in late September, 2012):The Barber of Seville (in Italian)The Tales of Hoffmann (in French)Auditions will be held Saturday, August 11from 1 pm to 5 pm.By appointment only, through e-mail to:auditions@toronto-opera.comMore information can be found at:www.toronto-opera.comArtistic Director: Giuseppe MacinaMusic Director: Adolfo De SantisStage Director: Beatrice CarpinoJuly 1 – September 7, 2012thewholenote.com 55

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