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Volume 2 Issue 9 - June 1997

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18 June

18 June '97 wholenote ..) 12:00 noon:· Downtown Jazz .. Toonie Tunes. Guitar Madness: Sean Bray, Gary Benson & Michael Occhipinti. du Maurier Stage, corner of King & John. donation. ..) 12:00 noon: Downtown Jazz. Loonie .Tunes. TBA. Royal Bank Pavilion, Yorkville Ave. west of Bellair. 363:5200. donation. ..) 12 :00 noon: Northern Encounters. Bodil Arnesen, soprano; Erling Eriksen, piano. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W. 872-4255. Free. ..) 12:10: St. Paul's Anglican Church. Noon Hour Organ Recital. Anita Rundans, organ. 227 Bloor St. East. 9,61-8116. Free. ..) 5:00: Downtown Jazz. Loonie Tunes. Swing Sistllrs. Royal Bank Pavilion, Yorkville Ave. west of Bellair. 363-5200. . donation. ..) 5:30: Downtown Jazz. Toonie Tunes. Rob McConnell & The · Boss Brass. du Maurier Stage, corner of King & John. donation. ..) 8:00: Alpha-Delta Music _Academy. Mozart: Piano Concerto in A, K488; original compositions by Earth Angels, ~ason Wentzell, Janina Smith, Virginia Parraga & Danielle Weisman. Danielle Weisman, piano; Andree Weisman, dancer & choreographer. Loretto Abbey, 101 Mason Blvd. 944- 2647. ,. ..) 8:00: Downtown Jazz at Harbourfront Centre. The Piano Series. Brad Mehldau, piano with Charlie Haden, bass. Opening performance: Sharron Mcleod, voc_als. du Maurier Theatre· Centre, 231 Queens Quay W. 973-4000. . ..) 8:00: Yorkmlnstrels Show Choir. Musi'c, Music, Music! (or What Would We Do Without It?) Medleys from Crazy for You, Fiddler on the Roof & Showboat; favourite music from the 20s to today; jazz. Beth Kipping, musical director. Leah Posluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St. 214- 6162. . ..) 8:30: Downtown Jazz. CBC After Hours Series. Scott Hamilton Quartet with Dave McKenna. Royal Bank Pavilion, Yorkville Ave. west of Bellair. 363-5200. .50. ..) 9:00: Downtown Jazz. Toonie • Tunes. Joey DeFrancesco Trio & Jack McDuff. d~. Maurier Stage, corner of King & John Sts. 363- 5200. donation. FRIDAY JUNE 27 ..) Time TBA: Downtown Jazz. Next Wave Series. Music Gallery, 179 Richmond St. W. 204-1080. ..) 12:00 noon: Downtown Jazz. Loonie Tunes. Harvey Silver's Dixieland Band. Royal Bank Pavilion, Yorkville Ave. west of Bellair. 363-5200. donation. ..) 12:00 noon: Downtown Jazz. Toonie Tunes. Norman Marshall Villeneuve Sextet. du Maurier Stage, corner of King & John. donation. ..) 12:00: Downtown Jazz. TBA. Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. w. 363-5200; ..) 5:00: Downtown Jazz. Loonie Tunes . . Jazzstrings. Royal Bank Pavilion, Yorkville Ave. west of Bellair. 363-5200. donation. ..) 5:30: Downtown Jazz. Toonie Tunes. Rob McConnell and The Boss Brass. du Maurier Stage, corner of King & John. · donation. ..) 7:30: Downtown Jazz & Art Gallery of Ontario. Juno Award Winners. Mike Murley, sax; Brian Dickinson, piano. 317 Dundas St. W. 979-6608. Free with gallery admission. ..) 8:00: Downtown Jazz. John McLaughlin Quintet: John Mc;:Laughlin, guitar; Dennis Chambers, drums; Matt Garrison, bass; Gary Thomas, tenor sax; Jim Beard, keyboards. Opening performance: D.O. Jackson, piano/composer. Molson Place, Harbourfront Centre. 973-3000. . .) 8:30: Downtown Jazz. CBC After Hours Series. Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas. Royal Bank Pavilion, Yorkville Ave. west of Bellair. 363-5200. .50. ..) 9 :00: Downtown Jazz. Toonie Tunes. Monty Alexander Trio. du Maurier Stage, corner of King & John Sts. 363-5200. donation. .) 1 0:30pm: Downtown Jazz at Ha~bourfront Centre. Panache. Adam Broughton, vocals; Paul ·, Johnston, bass; Steve Johnston, guitar. Water's· Edge Cafe, 235 Queens Quay W . 973-4000. Free. ..) 10:30pm: Dow_ntown Jazz at Harbourfront Centre. Bullfrog. Brigantine Room, 235 Queens Quay W. 973-4000. Free. SATURDAY JUNE 28 .) 2:00: Downtown Jazz & Art Gallery of Ontario. A Capella 20th-Century Compositions, with Strong African Leanings. Air to the Throne (a capella quintet). 317 Dundas St. W . 979-6608. $? ..) 2 :00: Downtown Jazz at Harbourfront Centre. Ranee Lee, jazz vocalist. Molson Place, 235 Queens Quay W. 973-4000. Free. ..) 2:00: Downtown Jazz. Toonie runes. Lorne Lofsky Quartet. du Maurier Stage, corner of King & John. donation. ,;., ..) 2:00: Downtown Jazz. Loonie Tunes. TBA. Royal Bank Pavilion, Yorkville Ave. west of Bellair. 363-5200. donation. .) 2:00: Downtown Jazz. Jean Beaudet Trio. Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W. 363-5200. -l 3:30: Downtown Jazz at Harbourfront Centre. Sonny Greenwich, guitar/composer. Molson Place, 235 Queens Quay W. 973-4000. Free. ..) 5:oo: Downtown Jazz. Loonie Tunes. Robin Nolan Swing Trio. Royal Bank Pavilion, Yorkville Ave. west of Bellair. 363-5200 . $ -1 donation. .) 5:30: Downtown Jazz. Toonie Tunes. Vienna Art Orchestra. du Maurier Stage, corner of King & John. donation. -l 7:00: Downtown Jazz at Harbourfront Centre. Hook & Ladder Jazz Band. ·Brigantine Room, 235 Queens Quay W . 973-4000. Free. · · -l 8:00: Ars Musica Chamber Ensemble, Colin Mendez Morris, dir. Bach and Bachianas, with violin soloist Terry Tam. The Church of St. Michael and All Angels, 611 St. Clair Avenue W . (at Wychwood), 248-8694. ,10. .) 8:00: Downtown Jazz at Harbourfront Centre. Fabulous Harvey Siegel Band. Brigantine - Room, 235 Queens Quay W. 973-4000. Free. .) 8:00: Downtown Jazz at Harbourfront Centre. Hilario Duran & Jane Bunnett. Mlson Place, 235 Queens Quay W . 973-4000. Free. .) 8:00: Downtown Jazz. Celebrating Sinatra ... and More. Joe Lovano Ef~semble: Joe Lovano, saxophone; string quartet; woodwind quintet; voice & rhythm section. Ford Centre for the Performing Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. ,. .) 8:00: Glass Orchestra. The Glast Waltz. Music Gallery, 179 Richmond St. W. 204-1080. ,. .) 8:30: Downtown Jazz. CBC After Hours Series. Carol Sloane Trio. Royal Bank Pavilion, Yorkville Ave. west of Bellair. 363-5200. .50. .) 9:00: Downtown Jazz at Harbourfront Centre. Charles Papasoff Trio. Water's Edge Cafe, 235 Queens Quay W . 973-4000. Free . .) 9:-00: Downtown Jazz. Toonie Tunes. Jackie Mclean Sextet. du Maurier Stage, corner of King & Johh Sts. '363-5200 . . donation. .) 9:30: Downtown,Jazz at ·Har-bourfront Centre. Los Van Van. Molson Place, 235 Ciueens Quay W. 973-4000. Free. .) 10:30pm: Downtown Jazz at Harbourfronl Centre. Canadian Independent Jazz Vocal Artists Showcase. Rita di Ghent, Morgonn Ewen, Julie Michels & Don Laws, vocals. Water's Edge Cafe, 235 Queens Quay W. 973-4000. Free . SUNDAY JUNE 29 ..) 2:00: Downtown Jazz. Toonie Tunes. Kim Hunt Big Band. du Maurier Stage, corner of King & John. donation. .) 2:00: Downtown Jazz & Art Gallery of Ontllrio. Standards, Bebop, Hard Bop. Bill Graham, _·drums; Perry White & Bob Brough, sax; Mike Lewis, piano; Steve Wallace, bass. 317 Dundas St. W. 979-6608. Free with gallery admission. -l 2:00: Downtown Jazz. Loonie Tunes. Bob DeAngeles Dixieland Band. Royal Bank Pavilion, Yorkville Ave. west of Bellair . 363-5200. donatioh. .) 2:00: Downtown Jazz at Ha~bourfront Centre. Thomas Hardy. Trio. Molson Place, 235 Queens Quay W. 973-4000. Free. .) 2:00: Scarborough Civic Centre. Mike Danton. 150. Borough Drive. 396-7212. Free . .) 3:30: Downtown Jazz at Harbourfront Centre. Toronto Tabla Ensemble. Molson Place, 235 Queens Quay W . 973- 4000. Free. .) 4 :30: Downtown Jazz. Gospel Celebration. Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W . 363-5200. ..) 5:00: Downtown Jazz. Loonie Tunes. New Orleans Jambore'e. Royal Bank Pavilion, Yorkville Ave. west of Bellair. 363-5200. donation. -l 5:30: Downtown Jazz. Toonie Tunes. Robin Nolan Swing Trio. du Maurier Stage, corner of King & John. donation. -l 7:00: Downtown Jazz at Harbourfront Centre. Bourbon Street Buskers._ Brigantine Room, 235 Queens Quay W. 973-4000. Free . ..) 8:00: A Taste of Baroque Dfllights. Music by Couperin, Leclair, Duphly, Biber & Bach . David Sandall, harpsichord; Ivana Popovic & Trevor Ewert, baroque violin. St. George the Martyr Church, 250 John St. (corner Stephanie & McCaul)'. 782-4727. ,. .) 8:00: Downtown Jazz at Harbourfront Cen~re. AstroGroove. Molson Place, 235 Queens Quay W . 973-4000. Free. TORONTO'S 01-U COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CON(ERT LISTING SOURCE

wholenote June '97 19 ,0 8:00: Downtown Jazz at Harbourfront Centre. Jean Beaudet, piano. Water's Edge Cafe, 235 Queens Quay W. 973-4000. Free. . ,0 8:00: Downtown Jazz at Harbourfront Centre. Creole Reeds. Brigantine Room, 235 Queens Quay W. 973-4000. Free. ,0 8:00 : Downtown Jazz at Harbourfront Centre. _Ray Montford. Water's Edge Cafe, 235 Queens Quay W. ' 973-4000. Free. ,0 8:3b: Downtown Jazz. CBC After Hours Series. Jimmy Witherspoon & the Junior Mance Quartet featuring Joe Temperiey. Royal Bank Pavilion, Yorkville Ave. west of Bellair. 363-5200. .50. ,0 9:00: Downtown Jazz. Toonie Tunes. Jean luc Ponty. du Maurier Stage, corner of King & John Sts. 363-5200. . · .0 9:30: Downtown Jazz at Harbourfront Centre. Harbourfront Centre All Stars. Brigantine Room, 235 Queens Quay W. 973-4000. Free. .0 9:30: Downtown Jazz at Harbourfront Centre. Oranj Symphonette. Molson Place, 235 Queens Quay W. 973- 4000. Free. MONDAY JUNE 30 No listings FIRST. FIVE This is where wholenote's listings-inbrief for the first five days of July would appear· if there were any concerts in the first five days of July. We haven't been ·able to find· any, so happy holiday and enjoy a well-deserved rest, Toronto Musicians. A hearty wholenote ·welcome to our newest member: FESTIVAL OF THE SOUND P.O. Box 750, Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2Z1 Phone: 705"-746-241 0 Fax: 705-746-5639 Artistic Director: James Campbell Administrator: Margaret Boyd . . - and much more! Over 50 musical events! Festivalorthe Sound James Campbell, Artistic Director July 18 -August 10, 1997 For a brochure or tickets, call705~746-2410 or fax 705-746-5639 Write P.O. Box 750, Parry Sound, ON P2A 2Zl "Inde~, Parry Sound remains this summer-the best place in all of Ontario to spoon deeply mto what has been called the caviar of the musical literature." William Littler, Toronto Star, July 1994 The 1997 Festival of the Sound will open Friday July 18 with members of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and the newlyformed Festival Brass. Hear great piano music as the three Laureates of the prestigious Esther Honens Calgary International Piano Competition perform (July 19,20). A Baroque Weekend (July 25,26) includes a baroque violin recital, Vivaldi's Venice and the Bach Consort. Chamber Music is tlie heart of the Festival. James Campbell programs favourites from the chamber music repertoire and new works to challenge and inspire. , Noon Concerts will be 1 preceded by discussions moderated by CBC host, Peter Togni. From the well-loved works of J.S. Bach to world premieres by Heather Schmidt and Phil Nimmons, from a sunrise cruise on M.V. Chippewa to sunset cruises on the Island Queen, the Festival of the Sound offers a wide menu for every taste. There are over 50 musical events between July 18 and August 10, 1997. TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY (ONCERT LISTING SOURCE

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