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Volume 18 Issue 3 - November 2012

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  • November
  • Toronto
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  • Jazz
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People’s Chicken,

People’s Chicken, The744 Mount Pleasant Rd. All shows: No Cover.Every Sat 4-7pm Climax Jazz Band. EveryMon Big Band Night: Nov 5 Advocats. Nov 12Bob Cary Big Band. Nov 19 George Lake BigBand. Nov 26 GTA Swing Band.Pilot Tavern, The22 Cumberland Ave. 416-923-5716thepilot.caAll shows: 3:30-6:30pm. No Cover.Nov 3 Ernesto Cervini. Nov 10 Alison Young.Nov 17 Kollage. Nov 24 Pat LaBarbera.Quotes220 King St. W. 416-979-7697Every Fri Fridays at Five w/ Canadian JazzQuartet and guest: Nov 2 John MacLeod. Nov9 Alastair Kay. Nov 16 Bill McBirnie. Nov 23Steve McDade. Nov 30 Alex Dean.Reposado Bar & Lounge136 Ossington Ave. All shows: PWYC.Every Wed 9:30pm Spy vs Sly vs Spy. EveryThu, Fri 10pm The Reposadists Quartet. Nov3, 1710pm Rob & Bob’s Power Duo. Nov 10,24 10pm Bradley & the Bouncers.Reservoir Lounge, The52 Wellington St. E. (full schedule); call for moreinformation.Every Tue 9:45pm Tyler Yarema and hisRhythm. Every Wed 9:45pm Big Rude Jake.Every Thu 9:45pm Alysha and the Brilltones.Every Fri 9:45pm Dee Dee and the DirtyMartinis. Every Sat 9:45pm Tyler Yarema andhis Rhythm. “Apres Work” Series Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursdays 7-9pm, including: Nov 1Alex Pangman & Her Alleycats. Nov 8 BeverlyTaft & Her Swell Fellas.Rex Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar, The194 Queen St. W. (call for cover charge info)Nov 1 6:30pm Kevin Quain; 9:45pm A.B.L.E.(Andy Ballantyne Large Ensemble). Nov 2 4pmHogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm Chris Gale Four;9:45pm A.B.L.E. Nov 3 12pm Danny Marks;3:30pm Laura Hubert; 7pm Justin Bacchus;9:45pm Live recording: Chris Hunt Tentet +2.Nov 4 12pm Excelsior Dixieland; 3:30pm RedHot Ramble; 7pm Michael Herring Trio. Nov5 6:30pm U of T Student Jazz Ensembles;9:30pm Toronto Jazz Orchestra: Singers Unitefeat Sophia Perlman & Alex Samaras. Nov 66:30pm Peter Hill Quintet; 9:30pm Classic RexPublicity, press kits& image consultingfor performers416.544.1803www.lizpr.comC. In the Clubs (Mostly Jazz)Jazz Jam w/ host Norman Marshall Villeneuve.Nov 7 6:30pm Travelling Wall-Barries; 9:30pmNir Felder Quartet. Nov 8 6:30pm KevinQuain; 9:45pm Nir Felder Quartet. Nov 9 4pmHogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm Chris GaleFour; Dave Neill Quintet. Nov 10 12pm DannyMarks; 3:30pm Bharath Rajakumar; 7pm JustinBacchus; 9:45pm Alain Bedard & Zaldivar.Nov 11 12pm Excelsior Dixieland; 3:30pmRed Hot Ramble; 7pm Michael Herring Trio;9:45pm Alain Bedard & Rafael Zaldivar. Nov12 6:30pm U of T Ensembles; 9:30pm MikeMalone Jazz Orchestra. Nov 13 6:30pm PeterHill Quintet; 9:30pm Classic Rex Jazz Jamw/ host Norman Marshall Villeneuve. Nov 146:30pm Travelling Wall-Barries; 9:30pm ShuffleDemons. Nov 15 6:30pm Kevin Quain; 9:45pmBarry Elmes Quintet. Nov 16 4pm HogtownSyncopators; 6:30pm; Chris Gale Four; 9:45pmBarry Elmes Quintet. Nov 17 12pm DannyMarks; 3:30pm Homeless Blues Band; 7pmJustin Bacchus; 9:45pm Run Stop Run. Nov 1812pm Excelsior Dixieland; 3:30pm Dr. Nick &the Rollercoasters; 7pm Michael Herring Trio;9:30pm Melissa Stylianou. Nov 19 6:30pmU of T Ensembles; 9:30pm Shannon Graham.Nov 20 6:30pm Peter Hill Quintet; 9:30pmClassic Rex Jazz Jam w/ host Norman MarshallVilleneuve. Nov 21 6:30pm Travelling Wall-Barries; 9:30pm Ted Warren Quartet. Nov 226:30pm Kevin Quain; Ted Warren Quartet. Nov23 4pm Hogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm ChrisGale Four; 9:45pm Dave Young Quintet. Nov 2412pm Danny Marks; 3:30pm Swing Shift BigBand; 7pm Justin Bacchus; 9:45pm KC Roberts& the Live Revolution; 12:45am rinsethealgorithm.Nov 25 12pm Excelsior Dixieland;3:30pm Freeway Dixieland; 7pm MichaelHerring Trio; 9:30pm Peter Lutek’s Engine.Nov 26 6:30pm U of T Ensembles; 8:30pmRex Hotel Orchestra. Nov 27 6:30pm Peter HillQuintet; 9:30pm Classic Rex Jazz Jam w/ hostNorman Marshall Villeneuve. Nov 28 6:30pmTravelling Wall-Barries; 9:30pm Myriad Trio CDRelease. Nov 29 6:30pm Kevin Quain; 9:30pmAndre Leroux Quartet. Nov 30 4pm HogtownSyncopators; 6:30pm Chris Gale Four; DavidBuchbinder Sextet.Somewhere There227 Sterling Rd. Unit #112 (full schedule)All shows: 8pm (unless otherwise indicated). Cover or PWYC.Every Sun 5pm The Friends of MarkosResidency; 8pm NOW Series. Every Wed 8pmArnd Jürgensen Residency feat. Mary MargaretO’Hara & Aiden Cross. Every Thu 8pm ColinAnthony’s Dream Dance Residence. EveryFri 8pm Leftover Daylight Series. Nov 5 8pmPanic! Nov 12 8pm Gone Fishing.Statlers Lounge487 Church St. 416-922-0487All Shows: No Cover/PWYCEvery Mon 9:30pm-1am SINGular Sensation:Musical Theatre Open Mic w/ Jennifer Walls,Donovan LeNabat & Jamie Bird. Every Tue10pm Top Star Tuesday: Talent Night. EveryWed 6-10pm Kendall Partington. Thu 9:30pmDonovan LeNabat & Jamie Bird. Every Sat10pm-1:30am Kendall Partington.Tranzac292 Brunswick Ave. (full schedule)3-4 shows daily, various styles. Mostly PWYC.Every Mon 7pm This is Awesome; 10pmOpen Mic. Every Fri 5pm The Foolish Things.Every Sat 3pm Jamzac. Nov 4 12pmBroadway Goes Jazz /(child). Nov 610pm Peripheral Vision w/ Myriad Trio. Nov7, 8, 9, 10 416 Toronto Creative ImprovisersFestival (see listings section A). Nov 117:30pm Mark Segger Sextet; 10pm LinaAllemano Four CD Release. Nov 13 10pmHarley Card & Michael Davidson. Nov 147pm Corin Raymond CD Release. Nov 16,GALAS & FUNDRAISERS• Nov 08 7:30: Da Capo Chamber Choir.NewWorks 2012 Gala Celebration. Clay &Glass, 25 Caroline St. N., Waterloo. 519-725-7549. .• Nov 24 1:00: Chris McKhool Presents.Fundraising Family Concert for the Daily BreadFood Bank & ArtsCan Circle. Church of St.George the Martyr, 197 John St. 416-624-3466. Free, donations and non-perishable fooditems appreciated.COMPETITIONS• Nov 24 application deadline: TorontoSinfonietta. 2012 Young Musicians ConcertoCompetition. For application and information,visit• Nov 29 6:00: Canadian Opera Company.COC Ensemble Studio Competition. Final roundof auditions for the 2013/14 COC EnsembleStudio. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. –.SCREENINGS• Nov 16 7:00: Bloor Cinema. I Am Not aRock Star. Feature documentary about pianistMarika Bournaki, who will perform a mini-recitalfollowing the screening. 506 Bloor St. W. 416-637-3123. ; (members).• Nov 26 8:00: Somewhere There. MonthlyMovie Monday. Film series curated by Andy Yueand Tomasz Krakowiak featuring experimentalfilm and music documentary. 227 Sterling Rd.Unit #112. 416-262-2883. or PWYC.LECTURES & SYMPOSIA• Nov 01 7:00: Tafelmusik. Tafelmusik Talk:Handel’s Messiah. Ivars Taurins discussesthe oratorio across the centuries. North YorkCentral Library Auditorium, 5120 Yonge St.416-395-5639. Free.• Nov 04, 11, 18 2:00–4:00: Opera IS. Art& Opera. Combined lectures by Mary Redekop& Iain Scott about historical paintings, buildings,sculptures, and the operas they inspired.D. The ETCeteras23 7:30pm David Woodhead. Nov 17 10pmPhillip Albert. Nov 18 5pm Monk’s Music.Nov 20 10pm Ken McDonald Quartet. Nov22 9:30pm Greg Hambleton CD Release. Nov25 10:30pm Steve Ward Presents. Nov 2710pm Drumheller. Nov 30 10pm Ryan Driver.Windsor Arms Hotel, The18 St. Thomas St. 416-971-6666Every Sun 11am-2pm Jazz Brunch. ;(12 and under). Includes brunch.Nov 4 Colleen Allen & Trevor Giancola. Nov11 Henry Heillig & Stacie McGregor. Nov 18Kevin Barrett & Russ Boswell. Nov 25 AdreanFarrugia & Bob Brough.Zemra Bar & Lounge778 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-651-3123zemrabarlounge.comEvery Wed Open Mic and Jam w/ All Nighters& Irene Torres. Nov 2 Patrick Hewan Trio. Nov16 Blues and Trouble. Nov 30 Errol Fisher.Zipperz72 Carlton St. 416-921-0066Every Mon, Tue 10pm-12am and Every Fri7-9pm Roxxie Terrain w/ Adam Weinmann. NoCover/PWYC.Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-924-6111. 0 for 3 lectures.• Nov 06 1:30–3:30: Opera IS. Verdi’s Aida.Lecture with Iain Scott. Miles Nadal JewishCommunity Centre, 750 Spadina Ave. 416-924-6111.• Nov 08 12:10: University of TorontoFaculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon Lecture:The Real Experience Behind Oliver Sacks’Stories. Concetta Tomaino lectures on musictherapy. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.• Nov 10 9:00am–4:30pm: Universityof Toronto Faculty of Music/Room 217Foundation. Music Care Conference. Issuesand themes around caring for people withmusic. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80Queen’s Park. 905-852-2499.• Nov 10 10:00am–2:00pm: NewAdventures in Sound Art. Artist Talk. Artist:Zazalie Z. NAISA Space, Suite 252, 601Christie St. 416-652-5115. PWYC.• Nov 21 7:00: North York Central Library.A Taste of Handel. Duncan Chisholm discussesHandel’s choices in food, drink and companions.5120 Yonge St. 416-395-5639. Free.• Dec 02 2:00: Music Gallery. The #BAMSummit featuring Pheeroan akLaff + IanKamau. Discussing the hashtag #BAM, standingfor Black American Music. 416-204-1080.Manifesto Space, 37 Bulwer St. Free.• Dec 06 7:00–8:00: Canadian OperaCompany. Opera Talks: The Brothers Grimm.Lecture by the opera’s composer, Dean Burry.North York Central Library Auditorium, 5120Yonge St. 416-395-5639. Free.MASTERCLASSES• Nov 05 4:00: University of TorontoFaculty of Music. Edith Wiens, soprano. WithU of T music students. MacMillan Theatre,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park.Auditors welcome. 416-408-0208. Free.• Nov 14 7:00: University of TorontoFaculty of Music. Adrianne Pieczonka, soprano.Songs masterclass featuring studentsin the U of T Faculty of Music. Walter Hall,56 November 1 – December 7, 2012

Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park.Auditors welcome. 416-408-0208. Free.• Nov 15 12:00: University of TorontoFaculty of Music. Adrianne Pieczonka, soprano.Arias masterclass with U of T musicstudents. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg.,80 Queen’s Park. Auditors welcome. 416-408-0208. Free.• Nov 18 2:00–5:00: Singing Studio ofDeborah Staiman. Masterclass. Musical theatre:audition preparation. Yonge & Eglintonarea, call for exact location.• Nov 20 11:30: York UniversityDepartment of Music. Peter McGillivray, baritone.With York University music students.Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade EastBldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. Free.• Nov 23 11:30: York University Departmentof Music. Wendy Nielsen, soprano. With YorkUniversity music students. Observers welcome.Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade EastBldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. Free.• Nov 24 10:00am: Royal Canadian Collegeof Organists/University of Toronto. Hans OlaEricsson, organ. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10Trinity Sq. 416-363-0331 x26. .• Nov 26 4:00–7:00: New Adventuresin Sound Art/Canadian ElectroacousticCommunity. Kevin Austin. Sound artists seekingfeedback on their work invited to bringmusic files in aif or wav format on a USB drive.NAISA Space, Suite 252, 601 Christie St. 416-652-5115. PWYC.• Nov 27 10:00am: University of TorontoFaculty of Music. Menahem Pressler, piano.With U of T music students. Walter Hall EdwardJohnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. Auditors welcome.416-408-0208. Free.WORKSHOPS• Nov 02 3:00 and Nov 03 10:00am: MarilynI. Walker School of Fine and PerformingArts. Setting Career Goals for Musicians, PartI. Workshop led by Joan Watson. ConcordiaSeminary Chapel, Brock University, 470Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines. ; free(st)• Nov 03 2:00–5:00: All Together Now.Exploring Vocal Harmony. Workshop by JaneLewis and Sam Turton. Artword Artbar, 15Colbourne St., Hamilton. 519-763-5881. .• Nov 03 2:00: CAMMAC. Double ReedsWorkshop with Barbara Bolte. Toronto PublicLibrary, Northern District, 40 Orchard ViewBlvd. 416-386-0258. ; (members).• Nov 04 1:00 to 4:00: Artists’ HealthAlliance. Psychology of Performance.Madeleine Hallé, facilitator. Visualization, emotionalcontrol and concentration. Suite 500, 250The Esplanade. 416-351-0239.• Nov 04 1:30–4:00: Toronto Early MusicPlayers Organization. Instrumental Workshop.Colin Savage, coach. Bring your recorders, earlyinstruments and music stand; scores availableat the door. Armour Heights Community Centre,2140 Avenue Rd. 416-245-3413. .• Nov 10 10:00am: 416 Toronto CreativeImprovisers Festival. Free Music Improvising.Glen Hall, facilitator. Palmerston Library, 560Palmerston Ave. 416-393-7680. or PWYC.• Nov 16 7:30: CAMMAC RecorderPlayers’ Society. Renaissance and BaroqueWorkshop. Informal group session for playersof the recorder and other early instruments.Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Rd.E. 416-480-1853. (first meeting free).• Nov 17 10:30am–1:00pm: TorontoMendelssohn Choir. Singsation Saturday withRoss Inglis, conductor. Music provided; participantscan register at the workshop. CameronHall, Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585Yonge St. 416-598-0422 x24. includesrefreshments. Register online:• Nov 25 2:00: CAMMAC. Reading forSingers and Instrumentalists. Bach: Cantatas80 and 147. Daniel Norman, conductor. ChristChurch Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 905-877-0671. ; (members).• Dec 02 1:30–4:00: Toronto Early MusicPlayers Organization. Instrumental Workshop.Avery McLean, coach. Bring your recorders,early instruments and music stand; scores availableat the door. Armour Heights CommunityCentre, 2140 Avenue Rd. 416-245-3413. .• Dec 02 2:00: Arraymusic. An EnchantingChildren’s Workshop. Led by Rick Sacks. ArraySpace, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. .• Dec 07 7:30: CAMMAC Recorder Players’Society. Renaissance and Baroque ChristmasWorkshop. Avery McLean, coach. Group sessionfor players of the recorder and other earlyinstruments. Church of the Transfiguration, 111Manor Rd. E. 416-480-1853. ; (members).Refreshments included.SALONS• Nov 05 7:30: Soundstreams. Salon 21:The Mystique of Russian Choral Repertoire.Meet and greet with Lawrence Cherney and artistsfrom the Latvian Radio Choir Concert (Nov11). Gardiner Museum, 111 Queen’s Park. Free.Register online at• Nov 27 1:00–5:00: New Adventuresin Sound Art/Canadian ElectroacousticCommunity. Toronto Artist Salon with KevinAustin. NAISA Space, Suite 252, 601 ChristieSt. 416-652-5115. PWYC.MUSIC SALES• Dec 02 11:00–4:00: Arts & Letters Clubof Toronto. December Show & Sale of Art,Books and CDs. 14 Elm St. 416-597-0223.artsandlettersclub.caVenue Rental• in the heart of Yorkville• historical heritage building• Steinway Grand Piano• recital and special events• lighting and sound systems• accomodates caterers• reasonable ratesTHE ARTS & LETTERSCLUB OF TORONTODecember Show & Saleof Art, Books and CDsSun., Dec. 211am - 4pm35 Hazelton Avenue, Heliconian Hall416-922-3618 rentals@heliconianclub.orgFREEAdmissionVisit the Arts & Letters Club’s uniquehistoric venue, enjoy our festive showand purchase original small works bythe club’s artists, writers and musicians.14 Elm Street, Toronto(416) 597-0223www.artsandlettersclub.caNovember 1 – December 7, 2012 57

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