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Volume 10 Issue 1 - September 2004

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  • September
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JAZZ CONCERT QUICK PICKS JAZZ CLUB LISTINGS Friday September 10 7:00: Toronto All·Star Big Band. Southside Shuffle. 8:00: Bands on a Canadian Tour. Tenors, Sopranos and the Sounds of Big Baqds on a Canadian Tour. Sunday September 1 Z 4:30: Christ Church Daer Park. Jazz Vespers: Rick Wilkins, saxophone; Frank Falco, piano; Scott Alexander, bass; Brian Barlow, drums. 7:00: Music Gallery. Fresh Ears Family Series: Ex Tempore. Thursday September 16 8:00: Rebecca Hass. Wanna sing a showtune Friday September 17 8:00: Bands on a Canadian Tour. Tenors, Sopranos and the Sounds of Big Bands on a Canadian Tour. Sunday September 19 1 :30: McMichael Gallery. Richard Whiteman Jazz Duo. Tuesday September Z 1 12:30: York University Dept. of Music. Michael Cada, jazz guitar & his Trio; Sherie Marshall, vocals. Wednesday September ZZ 12:30: York University Dept. of Music. Lame lofsky, jazz guitar. Thursday September ZJ 9:00 The Opara House Toronto Progressive Jazz Series: Soulive. Friday September Z4 8:00: Bands on a Canadian Tour. The Sounds of Big Band with the Governor General's Horse Guards. Sunday September Z6 4:30: Christ Church Daer Park. Jazz Vespers: Manlyn Lerner, solo piano. Monday September Z7 9:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Jazz Studies Benefit Concert Tuesday September ZS 12:30: York University Dept. of Music. Richa;d Whiteman, jazz pianist & his Trio. Thursday September JO 12:30: York University Dept. of Music. Michael Davidson, vibist & his Jazz Ensemble. Friday October 01 12:30: York University Dept. of-Music.A/ Henderson, jazz bass & his Ensemble. 8:00: Bands on a Canadian Tour. Tenors, Sopranos ant/ the Sounds of Big Bands on a Canadian Tour. 8:00: George Waston Recital Hall. Toronto Progressive Jazz Series: Dave Holland Duintet with special guest, Jason Moran. Satilrda·y October OZ 8:00: Massay Hall. Afro-Cuban All Stars. Monday October 04 8:00: WholeNota Magazine. Nine Mondays: Music by Threes. Tuesday October 05 8:00: Mirvish Productions. The Rat Pack. Wednesday October 06 8:00: David Buchbindar.Shurum Burum Jazz Circus. 8:00: Glenn Gould Studio. Toronto Progressive Jazz Series: Andrew Hill. 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Small Jazz Ensembles. FURTHER AFIELD lin this issue:, Barria, Gualph, Port Hope, Sharon, Sonya) Wednesday September 08 8:00: Guelph Jazz Festival. Anne Bourne, Justin Haynes, RaviNaimpally. Thursday September 09 8:00: Gualph Jazz Festival. Michel Lambert, Barre Phillips, Lionel GafC/n 11 :30pm: Guelph Jazz Festival. NDMA. Friday September 10 8:00: Gualph Jazz Festival.Sa1nkho Namtchylak, Wilham Parker, Hamid Drake 11 :30pm: Guelph Jazz Festival. Bob Ostertag, Pierre Hebert, Theo Bleckmann. Saturday September 11 10:30am: Gualph Jazz Festival. Joelle LEiandre & India Cooke. 2:30: Gualph Jazz Festival. Susie Ibarra Trio with Angelica Sanchez and Jennifer Choi. 8:00: Gualph Jazz Festival. Urse/ Schlicht's Ex Tempore Project 11 :30pm: Guelph Festival. Do Make Say Think. Sunday September. 1 Z 10:30am & 7:00: Guelph Jazz Festival. in Place of Wishes: A fairy tale for all ages. 7:00: Amis du Jazz. Dennis Ke/die, Hammond organ; Tony Duamngton, gwtar,· Howard Gaul, drums. Sonya. Friday September 17 2:00: Sharon Temple Historic Site. Melissa Sty/Janou, ;azz vocals. Sunday September 19 7:00: Amis du Jazz. Pol Coussee Band. Sonya. Friday September Z4 6:30-9:30pm: All-Canadian Jazz Festival. Port Hope Performers include: Northumberland High School AIJ.Star Jazz Band, Ranee lee & others. Saturday September Z5 12:45-6:00: All·Canadian Jazz Festival. Port Hope Performers include: Kevin Clark Dwntet, Pat laBarbera Duintet, Alex· Pangman, Roberto Occhipinti Septet, Daniel Barnes Trio & others. 8:00: All-Canadian Jazz Festival. Port Hope Performers include FranfOIS Bourassa & Alain Caron. Sunday September Z6 12:00 noon-5:00: All-Canadian Jazz Festival Port Hope. Performers include: Peter Dent Duarte!, Boan Barlow Brass Dwntet, Karen Plato Duarte!, Michael Kaeshammer Trio, Chnsttne Jensen Duarte!, Young Jazz Showcase & others. 6:30: All-Canadian Jazz Festival. Port Hope Performers include San Murata, Renee Rosnes: Stnngs Attached & others. 7:00: Amis .du Jazz. David French Band. Sonya Wednesday September Z9 8:00: Colours of Music Festival. Hampton Avenue 4. Barria. Sunday October OJ 7:00: Amis du Jazz. Charlie Gray, trumpet & Gary Williamson, piano. Sonya. Alleycatz, 2409 Yonge St. 416-481-6865 Every Mon Saisa Night w/ DJ Frank B1schu11. Every Tue Chnstopher Plock Swing Extravagan· za. Every Wed The Outlaws. Every Thu Mike Ferfriia Band. Ben Wicks 424 Parliament 416-961-9425 www. benwickspub. corn All shows start at 8 or 8:30. No cover Sep 25 Jamne Blanchard Cameron House 408 Queen St. 416-703-0811 Gate 40J, 403 Roncesvalles 416-588-2930 Grasshopper Jazz & Blues Bar 460 Parliament St. 416-323-1210 Grossman's Tavern, 379 Spadina Ave, 416·977 · 7000. www.grossmanstavemcorn Led by Kid Ba.stien until his death in early 2003, the Happy Pals: Sat 4:00 to 8:00 i:rn. or later. Sep 1 Mike MacDonald Open Stage Jam. Sep 2 Kirk Broadbddge. Sep J Gary Kendall. Sep 4 level Coldsweat. Sep 5 lmat) Nicola Vaughan Acoustic Jam, level The Nationals. Sap 10 The Nationals - Benefit for Holly. Sep 11 Cindy Booth Blues Band. Sep 2J Blues Driver. Sep 24 Frankie Foo. Sep 25 Rust· Chris Chown. Hot House Cali Market Square 416-366-7800 Jazz brunch every Sunday, alternating weeks: Ken Churchill Quartet, Sspot Hugh's Room 2261 Dundas West 416-531-6604 www.hughsroorn.corn Sep 11 Scarlett, Washington and Whiteley. Sep 18 John Renboum & Jacqui McShee. Llsa's Cali 245 Carlaw Ave. 416-406-6470 Sep 10 Theron lee White and AdreanFarrugia. Sep 12 Kevin Laliberte and Chns McKhool. Sep 17 l!Sa Particelli. Sep 19 Dusty Bohdan. Sep 24 /n the Vinyl. Sep Z6 Guiomar Campbell. Lula Lounge 1585 Dundas West. Every Sat. Cuban Percussion School. Sep 4 Salsa Saturday w/ Ruben Vazquez. Sep 10 Tropico Friday w/ Los Select as. Sap 11 Salsa Saturday w/ Cache. Sep 17 Valentin Y Los Canbe. Sep 18 Salsa Saturday w/ Proyecto Charanguero. Sep 24 Tropico Friday w/ Cimarron. Sep 25 Salsa Saturday w/ Cache. Manetta 681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416·658-5687 'Wech!sday Concerts ii a Cale" Sets at 9:00 and 10: 15 rrn. Reseivations reccmrerred for frst set. Mazzrows 1546 Queen St. W. 416-5354906 Jazz and blues on Saturday afternoons, Sunday evenings and a live j

Quool..JBET: FOUR FESTIVALS, continued from 16 will give a pre-concert talk on Chopin and his music at 11 :00 on Saturday. On Thursday afternoon, September 23 soprano, Nancy Hem1iston with pianist, Brian Finley will perform music from the operetta repertoire; pianist, Bill O'Meara will provide music for the 1925 Phantom of the Opera; and on Sunday, September 26 the University of Toronto's MacMillan Singers will perform a variety of music including a composition by Westben co-artistic director, Brian Finley. SweetWater Music Weekend In the July/August issue I focused on the fine local instrument makers whose work will be featured in this will be performed on Sunday, September 26 in Leith Church north of Owen Sound. Prince F.clward County Music Feruval The Church of St. Mary Magdalene in Picton, venue for many of' the summer's Music at Port Milford concerts, will be the venue for the three concerts in this festival which begins Thursday, September 23. The performers in all three concerts will be the Quatuor Arthur Leblanc, pianist Stephane Lemelin and Ottawa flute-player Robert Cram. Several works on the programs are by Quebec composer, Jacques Hetu. festival in Owen Sound. Another· BACK IN TORONTO local artist whose work will be fea- tured at this event is Toronto Com- poser, Andrew Ager, who is also the composer-in-residence of the Georgian Bay Symphony Orchestra. Ager is described in an August arti- cle in Mosaic by SweetWater organ- "Collaborations" Valerie Kuinka's "Collaborations" series gets off to an early start this season with two performances at a new venue, the Al Green Theatre in the newly renovated Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, on Sepizer Keith Medley, as "a modem tember 12 & 13. Built around the composer unafraid to embrace the theme of equilibrium, the event repast, a reluctant national figure whose love of the Canadian north reaches only so far as the 'armchair,' a Ro- reach for deeper meaning" and strivmantic but not too much so, an in- strumentalist who makes no claim to being honoured as a performing fleets Kuinka' s approach of going "beyond simple concert format to ing "to represent and reflect issues that are part of being human .... " At least one performer, dancer Rex . artist, a composer who is flattered Harrington, will go beyond what he when others compliment his unique voice but is nonetheless wary of being categorized as a result." Ager has written a string quartet entitled Susan Hoeppner will perform Lusirnply Sereruua. Violinist Mark Fewer says that Ager's is "a corn- positional voice that is 'free of ex- cess and clutter,'" and that he finds "the length of Ager's phrases de- also including music by Claude Bolceiving as they are often short - but packed with information." Serenata usually does and will sing and act as well as dance in this performance. And, as Harrington dances, flutist ciano Berio's Sequenza by memory as she relates to Harrington's every movement. The repertoire for the concert will cross genre boundaries, ling and Duke Ellington. • Avenue Road Arts School Owen Sound Ontario Douglas McNabney viola David Hetherington cello September 24, 25, 26, 2004 l\fark Fewer violin FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY Historic Leith Church, Knox United Church Historic Leith Church, 8pm 8pm 2pm Bach, Britten, Beethoven, Martinu, Ager, Beethoven, Hindemith, Mozart Rea, Rossini Haydn Ticket Ticket Tickets 1· For more information and tickets . "''""" ' "'"' Call (519) 376-3517 or (S19) 376-0212 c.,. ..... '"···" l'¥leab'd --·:;: !:l::, ..

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