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Volume 19 Issue 8 - May 2014

  • Text
  • Choir
  • Toronto
  • Jazz
  • Arts
  • Concerts
  • Theatre
  • Musical
  • Choral
  • Singers
  • Festival
Includes the 2014 Canary Pages directory of choirs.

mezzettarestaurant.comSets at 9pm and 10:15pm. Jazz/World MusicSeries: Cover -.May 7 Klezmology. May 14 Dave Young, RobPiltch, Brian Katz. May 21 Brian Katz Solo.May 28 Andrew Boniwell, Mark Cashion.Monarch Tavern12 Clinton St. 416-531-5833themonarchtavern.comMay 12 7:30pm Martin Loomer and hisOrange Devils Orchestra . May 22 7:30pmJewish Music Week: Remembering Arik Einsteinwith Ori Dagan /(adv).Monarchs PubAt the Eaton Chelsea Hotel33 Gerrard St. W. (full schedule)All shows: 8pm-midnight. No Cover.Morgans on the Danforth1282 Danforth Ave. 416-461-3020morgansonthedanforth.comSunday Brunch, 2-5pm, No CoverMay 4 Allyson Morris & Adrean Farrugia.May 11 Laura Hubert & Peter Hill. May 18 ViviaKay & Mark Kieswetter. May 25 Lisa Particelli’sGirls Night Out Jazz Jam.Musideum401 Richmond St. W., Main Floor416-599-7323musideum.comNawlins Jazz Bar & Dining299 King St. W. 416-595-1958 nawlins.caEvery Tue Stacie McGregor; Every Wed JimHeineman Trio. Every Thu Nothin’ But theBlues w/ guest vocalists. Every Fri/Sat AllStar Bourbon St. Band; Every Sun BrookeBlackburn.Nice Bistro, The117 Brock St. N., Whitby. 905-668-8839nicebistro.comMay 28 7-9pm Larry Bond Duo .99(includes dinner).Old Mill, The21 Old Mill Rd. 416-236-2641oldmilltoronto.comThe Home Smith Bar: No Reservations. NoCover. food/drink minimum. All shows:7:30-10:30pm May 1 Melissa Lauren Trio.May 2 Danny McErlain Trio. May 3 ColleenAllen Trio. May 8 Terra Hazelton Trio.May 9 Archie Alleyne Trio. May 10 NancyWalker Trio. May 15 Ori Dagan Trio. May 16 DaveYoung Quartet. May 17 Jesse BarksdaleTrio. May 22 Fern Lindzon Trio. May 23 RossC. In the Clubs (Mostly Jazz)Wooldridge Trio. May 24 Duncan Hopkins Trio.May 29 Robin Banks Trio. May 30 Lorne LofksyTrio. May 31 Tara Davidson Trio.Paintbox Bistro555 Dundas St. E. 647-748-0555paintboxbistro.caMay 8 8pm Denis Schingh . May 10 8pmJPEC Swing into Spring: Tribute to HoagyCarmichael feat. Cindy Church . May 202pm Jewish Music Week: Montcrest SwingBand. Free. May 21 8pm Chris Lowry .May 24 8pm JPEC Swing into Spring: PatLaBarbera Quartet .Painted Lady, The218 Ossington Ave. (full schedule)Every Mon 10pm Open Mic.Pilot Tavern, The22 Cumberland Ave. All shows: 3:30pm. No Cover.May 3 Sugar Daddies Sextet. May 10 PatLaBarbera Quartet. May 17 Adrean FarrugiaQuartet. May 24 Ivory feat. Ewen FarncombeQuartet. May 31 Barry Elmes Quartet.Poetry Jazz Café224 Augusta Ave. (full schedule)Rasputin Vodka Bar780 Queen St. E. 416-469-3737rasputinvodkabar.comEvery Tue 7pm Jazz Night w/ Linda Carone.May 30 8pm Electro-Swing w/ Micky Twist.Reposado Bar & Lounge136 Ossington Ave. All shows: PWYC.Every Wed 9:30pm Spy vs Sly vs Spy. EveryThu, Fri 10pm The Reposadists Quartet.Reservoir Lounge, The52 Wellington St. E. (full schedule).Every Tue 9:45pm Tyler Yarema and hisRhythm. Every Wed 9:45pm Bradley andthe Bouncers. Every Thu 7-9pm Apres WorkSeries (May 1 Alex Pangman) 9:45pm MaryMcKay. Every Fri 9:45pm Dee Dee and theDirty Martinis. Every Sat 9:45pm TylerYarema and his Rhythm.Rex Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar, The194 Queen St. W. (call for cover charge info)May 1 6:30pm Miriam Snider; 9:30pm Eli BennettQuartet. May 2 4pm Hogtown Syncopators;6:30pm Sara Dell; 9:45pm AlexDean. May 3 12pm Danny Marks & Friends;3:30pm Chris Hunt Tentet + 2; 7:30pm BacchusCollective; 9:45pm Benny GoodmanTribute. May 4 12pm Humber CommunityMusic Annual Recitals; 5pm Gypsy SwingJazz; 7pm Pram Trio; 9:30pm Victor Bateman.May 5 6:30pm Peter Hill Quintet;9:30pm Terry Promane & Dave Young Octet.May 6 5pm Raising Rhythm Fundraiser. May 76:30pm Amanda Tosoff Trio; 9pm AndrewBoniwell. May 8 6:30pm Kevin Quain; 9:30pmTisziji Munoz Quartet. May 9 4pm HogtownSyncopators; 6:30pm Sara Dell; 9:45pmOz Noy Trio. May 10 12pm Danny Marks &Friends; 3:30pm Advocats Big Band; 7:30pmBacchus Collective; 9:45pm Oz Noy Trio.May 11 12pm Excelsior Dixieland; 3:30pm ClubDjango; 7pm Pram Trio; 9:30pm Rachel Therrien.May 12 6:30pm Klezkonnection; 9:30pmRobert Mark’s Journeys. May 13 6:30pm AllisonAu Trio; 9:30pm MB10 Big Band. May 146:30pm Amanda Tosoff Trio; 9:30pm RobbCappelletto Trio. May 15 6:30pm Kevin Quain;9:45pm Robi Botos: Side A. May 16 4pm HogtownSyncopators; 6:30pm Sara Dell; 9:45pmRobi Botos: Side B. May 17 12pm Danny Marks& Friends; 3:30pm Socialist Night School;7:30pm Bacchus Collective; 9:45pm DaveYoung Quartet. May 18 12pm Excelsior DixielandJazz; 3:30pm Red Hot Ramble; 7pm JewishMusic Week: David Buchbinder; 9:30pmScott Marshall. May 19 6:30pm Peter HillQuintet; 9:30pm John Cheesman Jazz Orchestra.May 20 6:30pm Allison Au Trio; 9:30pmDr. Nick Blues. May 21 6:30pm Amanda TosoffTrio; 9:30pm Lorne Lofsky Quartet. May 226:30pm Kevin Quain; 9:30pm Lorne LofskyQuartet. May 23 4pm Hogtown Syncopators;6:30pm Sara Dell; 9:30pm Jazz Collective.May 24 12pm Danny Marks & Friends; 3:30pmT.J.O. Orchestra; 7:30pm Bacchus Collective;9:45pm Heavyweight Big Band. May 25 12pmExcelsior Dixieland Jazz; 3:30pm FreewayDixieland; 7pm James Brown Trio; 9:30pmAllison Toffan’s Toronto Rhythm Initiative.May 26 6:30pm Peter Hill Quintet; 9:30pmC O N D U C T O RChildren’s Jazz Choir John MacLeod’s Rex Hotel Orchestra. May 276:30pm Allison Au Trio; 9:30pm David Rubel.May 28 6:30pm Amanda Tosoff Trio; 9:30pmBuddy Aquilina. May 29 6:30pm Kevin Quain;9:30pm Sean Meredith-Jones. May 30 4pmHogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm Laura HubertBand; 9pm Steve Koven’s Project Rex. May 3112pm Danny Marks & Friends; 3:30pm N.O.J.O.Big Band; 7pm Bacchus Collective; 9:45pmRob Garcia 4.Salty Dog Bar & Grill, The1980 Queen St. E. 416-849-5064saltydogbarandgrill.caAll shows 7-10pm, No Cover.May 13, 27 Greg Pilo Quartet.Sauce on the Danforth1376 Danforth Ave. (full schedule)Every Tue 6-9pm Julian Fauth. No Cover.Seven44(Formerly Chick n’ Deli/The People’s Chicken)744 Mount Pleasant Rd. (full schedule)Every Sat 4-7pm Climax Jazz Band . EveryMon 7:30pm Big Band Night. No Cover.Statlers487 Church St. 416-922-0487All Shows: No Cover/PWYCEvery Mon 9:30pm-1am SINGular Sensation:Musical Theatre Open Mic w/ JenniferWalls, Donovan LeNabat & Jamie Bird. EveryTue 10pm Top Star Tuesday: Talent Night.Every Wed 6-10pm Kendall Partington. EveryThu 9:30pm Open Mic w/ Donovan LeNabat& Jamie Bird. Every Sat 10pm-1:30am KendallPartington.Tranzac292 Brunswick Ave. (full schedule)3-4 shows daily, various styles. Mostly PWYC.Every Mon 7pm This is Awesome; 10pm Open Venue RentalHeliconian Hall70 | May 1, 2014 – June 7, 2014

Mic. Every Fri 5pm The Foolish Things. EverySat 3pm Jamzac. May 4 5pm Monk’s Music;7:30pm Jeff Scarrott Trio. May 6 10pm PeripheralVision. May 7 7:30pm Katie DuTemple.May 9 10pm Heavy Ethics. May 11 10pm LinaAllemano Four. May 13 10pm Harley Card.May 20 10pm Ken McDonald Quartet. May 2210pm Olivier Clements Quartet. May 25 10pmSteve Ward Presents. May 27 10pm Nick FraserPresents. May 28 7:30pm Trevor Giancola.May 30 10pm Ryan Driver Quartet.Victory Café, The581 Markham St. 416-516-5787Every Wed 9:30pm-12am Hot Jazz StringQuartet. No Cover/PWYC. Every Sun 9pmGALAS & FUNDRAISERS●May 4, 3:00: Women’s Musical Club ofToronto. Fundraising Concert Concert. Insupport of the 2015 Career DevelopmentAward. Featuring 2006 CDA winner ShannonMercer, soprano, with pianist Steven Philcox.Ticket price includes a ticket to the 2015 CDAcompetition. Integral House, 194 RoxboroughDr. 416-923-7052. 0.●May 8, 7:00: Mississauga Arts Council.MARTY Awards. Mississauga artists recognizedin the areas of literature, performance,performing groups, media and visual arts.Stephanie MacKenzie and John McAneney,hosts; performances by Andre Anthony Reid,Davor Jordanovski, Lesley Carney and ChristineMcMahon, Naqi Ali Khan, UkrainianOpen Mic.D. The ETCeterasVirgin Mobile Mod Club722 College St. 416-925-7533Apr 4 9pm Patrizia: Rock the Throne/(adv). Jun 4 8:00 Kishi Bashi Zipperz72 Carlton St. 416-921-0066All shows: No Cover/PWYC.Every Mon 10pm-12am Roxxie Terrain w/Adam Weinmann. Every Tue 10pm-12amEffervescence w/ Donavon LeNabat &Natasha Buckeridge. Every Fri 7-9pm RoxxieTerrain w/ Adam Weinmann.School of Dance and Shyann. HammersonHall, Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr.,Mississauga. 905-615-4278. . 6:00: Redcarpet event. For details:●May 26, 7:30: Slaight Music. CMAOAwards. Country Music Association ofOntario awards show, with host Jason McCoyand performances by the Western SwingAuthority, Autumn Hill, Jason Blaine, the GoodFamily Band and others. Flato Markham Theatre,171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham. .●Jun 1, 3:00: Toronto Early Music PlayersOrganization. Annual Fundraising Tea andSilent Auction. Live music, food and beverages.CDs, books and sheet music for sale.Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd.416-537-3733. By donation.COMPETITIONS●Deadline to Apply: May 1: HarbourfrontCentre’s SoundClash Music Award. Callfor submissions of independent artists andbands to take the stage at this summer’sSoundClash Award. ,000 in prizes. Competitorsmust reside in the GTA. Submissionsto be made via For●Deadline to Apply: May 16: Musicworksmagazine. 2014 Contests for Electronic MusicComposition and “Sonic Geography” Writing.Cash prizes and publication of winners. Fordetails:●Registration Day/Performance Workshop:May 10: Waterloo Regional Gilbert and SullivanSociety. So You Think You Can SingG&S! Register for 2nd competition for soloistssinging Gilbert and Sullivan, to take placeNov 1. Youth and Adult categories. Performanceworkshop on May 10. 404 Wing RCAF,510 Dutton Dr., Waterloo. & SYMPOSIA●May 6, 7:00: North York Central Library.Canadian Opera Company Talk: Don Quichotte.Opera history, production insights andguided listening by Wayne Gooding on Massenet’sDon Quichotte. North York CentralLibrary Auditorium, 5120 Yonge St. 416-395-5639. Free; call to register.●May 8, 1:30: Miles Nadal JCC. The Evolutionof Israeli Songs. Lecture highlightingIsraeli culture in the late 1940s and 1950sand how the struggle for independence influencedHebrew music. Led by Israeli-Canadianmusician and educator Kobi Hass.750 Spadina Ave. 416-924-6211 x0. .●May 9, 7:00: Soundstreams Salon 21. Icarusand the Creation of a Modern Opera.Creative teams from Tapestry New Opera,Tarragon Theatre and Soundstreams discussthe challenges and rewards of creatingand presenting new music theatre, includingBrian Current’s Airline Icarus. GardinerMuseum, 111 Queen’s Park. 416-504-1282.Free; PWYC reserved seating.●May 20, 10:00am: Jewish Music Weekin Toronto. Romancing the SephardicRomancero. Lecture on the Romancero– Spanish or Portuguese narrative balladstracing back to the Middle Ages – withrecorded and live musical illustrations. JudithCohen, lecturer. Columbus Centre, CarrierGallery, 901 Lawrence Ave. W. 416-638-4492. Free.●May 20, 8:00: Toronto Wagner Society. AliKashani on Wagnerian Dramatic Sopranosespecially Helen Traubel and Kristen Flagstad.Arts and Letters Club, 14 Elm St. ;free(members).●May 21, 10:00am: Jewish Music Week inToronto. Les Miz’s Jewish Composer. Lectureexploring the music of Claude-Michel Schonberg.Live musical performances with guestsinger Michele Tredger. Cantor Eyal Bitton,lecturer. Lipa Green Building, ProssermanJCC, 4600 Bathurst St. 416-638-4492. Free.●May 22, 10:00am: Jewish Music Week inToronto. How Jewish People Created PopularMusic. Lecture focussing on the peoplewho founded the record companies, the managersand the enablers behind the Jewishmusicians and songwriters of Tin Pan Alley.PATIOSEASON ISALMOSTHERE!Our 3rd floor “Jazz Cellar”Patio opens May 1stAlso available for privateor corporate eventsVisit May 1, 2014 – June 7, 2014 | 71

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