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Volume 10 Issue 9 - June 2005

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JAZZ CLUBS, CONTINUED

JAZZ CLUBS, CONTINUED Jun 15 Red. Jun 17 Salsa Friday w/ Cache. Jun 18 Salsa Saturday w/ Cate Cubano. Jun 19 Norman Amadio. Jun 20 Bury the Dead. Jun 21 Sky's the limit Fundraiser Featuring Matisse. Jun 22 Eliana Cuevas Ouintet. Jun 23 Hilario Duran All Star Big Band+ Trio. Jun 24 Salsa Friday WI Cate Cubano. Jun 25 Salsa Saturday w/ Ricky Franco. Jun 29 Evaristo Machado +Friends. Jun 30 Adam Solomon & Tikisa in Concert. Mezzetta 681 SI. Clair Ave. W. 416·658·5687 "Wednesday Concerts in a Cale" Sets at 9:00 and 10: 15 pm. Reservations recommended for first sel. Jun 1 Richard Whiteman, lee Wallace. Jun 8 Bernie Senensky, Bill McBirnie. Jun 15 Kevin Barret Duo. Mezzrows 1546 Queen SI. W. 416-535·4906 Parkdale neighborhood pub featuring jazz and blues on Saturday afternoons. Sunday evenings and a live jam every other Wednesday. Michelle's Brasserie 162 Cumberland St 416-944· 1504 www.labrasserie.ca Montreal Bistro . 65 Sherbourne 416·363-0179 www.montrealbistro.com May 31 ·Jun 4 Phil Nimmons Duarte/. Jun 6 June Garber Guintet. Jun 7-11 Peter Appleyard Guintet. Jun 13 Neil Donel/ Sextet. Jun 14 Bell and Braid. Jun 15 Billy Newton Davis Guartet. Jun 16-18 Lori Cullen Guartet. Jun 20 Angela Scappatura Guartet. Jun 21 Richard Whitehouse Trio. Jun 22 Nimmons 'N' Nine NOW. Jun 23 Canadian Jazz .Ouartet. Downtown Jazz. Jun 24-26 Kenny Barron and Anne Drummond. Jun 27 Dick Hyman. Jun 28 Dick Hyman and Peter Appleyard. Jun 29 Dick Hyman and Randy Sandke. Jun 3Q Sophie Milman Guin/et. N'Awlins Jazz Bar and Dining 299 King SI. W. 416-595-1958 Cajun style cooking and New Orleans style jazz. Orbit Room 508A College SI. 416-535-0613 Every Fri The Stickmen. Every Sat The Dexter. Every Sun Dave Murphy Band. Every Mon Kevin Breit and the Sisters Euclid. Every Tue School of Roots. Every Wed LMT Connection. Every Thu De la Funk. Pilot Tavern 22 Cumberland 416-923-5716 One of Toronto's oldest watering holes. established in 1944 with a tradition of live jazz every Saturday afternoon. The Oueen DI Hearts 390 Steeles Ave W. 905-881-7732 Reservoir lounge 52 Wellington 416-955-0887 www.reservoirlounge.com Every Tue. Tyler Yarema and his Rhythm. Every Wed Bradley and the Bouncers. Every Thu Janice Hagen. Every Fri. Chet Va/ient. Every Sat Tory Cassis. Revival 783 College SI. 42 www.revivalbar.com Rex Jazz and Blues Bar 194 Queen SI. W. 416·598-2475 www.jazzintoronto.com Sun-Fri 2 showsfevening. Sat. 3 shows/day Jun 1 Andrew Boniwell Trio, Nathan Hiltz Sextet. Jun 2 Kevin Guain, Amanda Martinez Latin Jazz Ensemble. Jun 3 Avram Fefer and Bobby Few, Exitman. Jun 4 Ed Vokurka Swing Ensemble; Pat Carey's Jazz Navigators, Adam Smale Trio, Kieren Overs Septet. Jun 5 Uof T workshop, Les Singes B/eus, Swing Rosie, Christine Bougie. Jun 6 Michael Skeete Duarte/, John Cheesman Big Band. Jun 7 Richard Whiteman Trio, Classic Rex Jam. Jun 8 Exitman, Rob Mosher Duarte/. Jun 9 Kevin Duain, Norman M. Villeneuve Guintet. Jun 10 Melissa Stylianou, Victor Bateman Duarte/. Jun 11 Ed Vokurka Swing Ensemble, Bruce Cassidy's Hotfoot Drchstra, Adam Smale Trio, Jennifer Ryan and Cash Cow. Jun 12 Humber College Music School, Swing Rosie, Michelle Gregoire Duin/et. Jun 13 Michael Skeete Duarte/, TJD. Jun 14 Richard Whiteman, Classic Rex Jam. Jun 15 Exitman, David Hutchinson Trio. Jun 16 Kevin Guain, Manuel Val/era. Jun 17 Melissa Stylianou Trio/ Manuel Val/era. Jun 18 Ed Vokurka Swing Ensemble, Jerome Godboo, Cam McCarroll. Trio, Emilie·Claire Barlow. Jun 19 UofT Workshop Jam, Upper Canada Big Band. Swing Rosie, Jean Bauder Trio. Jun 20 Tim Hamil Duarte/, David Braid. Jun 21 Richard Whiteman Trio, Rex Jazz Jam. Jun 22 ExitMan, Annual Rex Player's Party. Jun 23-30 Downtown Jazz Festival. Jun 2 6 Swing Rosie. Safari Bar & Grill 1749 Avenue Rd 416-787-6584 Every Tue Encore Jazz. Sassafraz 100 Cumberland 416-964-2222 Thu-Sun Washington Savage. Sat, Sun (brunch) Roy Patterson Trio. Spezzo Ristorante 140 York Blvd Richmond Hill 905-886-9703 live Jazz every Thursday. 1055 Restaurant and Bar 1055 Yonge SI. 416-482 8485 Top O' the Senator 253 Victoria SI. 416-364-7517 www.jazzintoronto.com Jun 2-5 Brian Dickinson Trio. Jun 9-12 Hilario Duran Trio. Jun 16-19 Steve Coven Trio. Jun 22-26 Tim Ries Rolling Stone Project. Jun 27-30 Benny Green/Russel Malone. Jui 1-4 Sheila Jordan. The Trane Club 964 Bathurst St. 416-913-8197 www.tranestudio.com Ev . ery Tue Acoustic Soul Tuesdays. Every Wed The Blue Trane Sessions. Every Thu Doug Richardson Guartet. Jun 17 Southbound2. Jun 20 Jazz@Trane featuring the York Jazz Ensemble. The Tranzac 292 Brunswick Ave. 416·923-8137 Zazou 315 King SI. W. live Jazz every Friday and Saturday. ANNOUNCEMENTS, ANNOUNCEMENTS LECTURES/SYMPOSIA, MASTERCLASSES, WORKSHOPS, ETCETERA •June 2 6:30: RCM Community School. Bay Stock: Baystreet's charitable battle of the bands! Beverages. food. auction; lea· lured performers: The Biznoids. the Dynam· ics. Unitholder. The Sound Solutions. the Bay Street Rollers; Gord Martineau. Master of Ceremonis. Design Exchange. 234 Bay St reel. 416·599·2550. $100. In support of the RCM Community School & several oth· er children's charities. •June 4 3:00: Neeraj Prem's Raga!· faire. Performance at Muhtadi Drumming Festival. Queen's Park. 416-895·3624. 905-529· 7865. Free. •June 4 8:00: Universal Music Canada/ Warner Music Canada/TSO. Jrd Annual Sonic Bloom. Gala fundraising concert and party in support of the TSO. Performers include Oscar Peterson. jazz pianist; Ron Sexsmith. singerlsongwriter; Esthero. sing· er/songwriter/dancer. Roy Thomson Hall. 60 Simcoe. 416-593-4828, www. sonicbloom.ca -0, group rates. •June 5 1 pm-9pm: Bellefair United Church. Bach-a·thon. Senior Choir and Friends. led by Mervin Fick. Minister of Music. in varied hourly programs (Coffee Cantata at 4pm). Choral works. solos. ensembles, organ & piano. 2000 Queen SI. E. 416·691-3951. $ 20. Church fundraiser. •June 6 11 am: Amadeus Choir. Fore! 2nd Annual Golf Tournament. Round of 18 holes. lncluds cart. lunch. 6:30pm dinner. shower. locker & prizes. Guest: Dave Devall. Cardinal Golf Club. Hwy 9, 2 kilome· Ires east of Hwy 400. 416-446-0188. 0. In support of the Amadeus Choir. •June 10 6:30: lakeshore Arts. Brass in the Grass Fundraising Gala. Silent/live auction; performances by Hannaford Street Silver Band with guest artists Al Kay. trombone & Joan Watson. horn; Alicia Kay·Markson. hosl. Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive. 416·201-7093. . •June 11 11 am-8pm & June 12 11am· 6pm: lakeshore Arts. Brass in the Grass Music & Art Festival. 2-day community event with performances on 3 stages. chil· dren's activities, strolling musicians & WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM buskers. open air market place & midway. Lakeshore Grounds. Kipling Ave & lake Shore Blvd. Wesl. 416-201-7093. Free. •June 12 2pm-5pm: Toronto Early Mu· sic Players' Organization. 20th Annual Tea & Silent Auction. 85 Glengrove Ave. West. 416-322-7879. •June 17 7:00: Collingwood Music Fes· tival. Pavlo Gala Fundraiser. Food, drink & entertainment by Pavlo: Flamenco, Latin. clas· sical & Mediterranean guitar music. New Life Brethren in Christ Church & Firehall Pizza Co., Collingwood. 888-283-1712. . •June 18 7:00: Toronto Starlight Or· chestra. United Way Fundraising Bqnquet Performance. Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, 1 Harbour Square. 416-616-8998. •June 19 4:00: Peterborough Folk Fes· tival. Father's Day Blues Cruise. Featuring the Riel: Fines Trio: Rick Fines, singer/song· writer; Rob Phillips, piano; Richard Simp· kins. bass. liftlock Cruises, next to the Holiday Inn on Little Lake. 705-745-8364. •June 21 8:00: 2005 National Jazz Awards. Hosts: Joe Sealy & Heather Bambrick; Jake Langley Septet; performances by Marc Jordan, Jeff Healey's Jazz Wiz· ards. David Braid Sextet & others. Dinner 6:00. Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sher· bourne St. 416·870-8000. -. •June 25 1 Oam-2:00: Ontario Regis· tered Music Teachers' Association. Sale of Used Music. Out-of-print items. old fa . vourites. music of by·gone days, choral music, sheet music, collections, white ele· phant items. St. John's Norway Church, 470 Woodbine Ave. 416-694-5969. Pro· ceeds will benefit students in such activi· ties as recitals and scholarships. •June 25 1 pm-5pm (raindate June 26): Elora Centre for the Arts. Jazz on the Grand fundraiser. Kaitalin Kiss Band and friends. Jazz. art, food. Princess St. by the Grand River, Elora. 519·846·9698. (ad· vance). (door). •June 26 12 noon-4pm: Spadina Histor· ic House and Gardens. Strawberry Festi· vat. Performances by James Thompson, flute & Pearl Schachter, harp; participatory music & movement workshop for children. 285 Spadina Road. 416-392-6910. . K, @ p .. · · . •June 27 8:00: Toronto Alliance for the · . . KIDS AT MET PERFORMING DAY CAMP FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS August 29- September 2 Ages 4-18 (ages 4-6, mornings only) Singing, instrumental music, drama, crafts Experienced instructors Fees 0/60 for the week, subsidies available Contact: Dr. Patricia Wright Metropolitan United Church 56 Queen St. East, Toronto 416-363-0331 www.metunited.org JUNE 1 - JULY 7 2005

Performing Arts. Oora Mavor Moore Awards. Honouring the creators of over 200 theatre, dance and opera productions. 6:00: Pre·Show; 10:30pm: After party. Winter Garden Theatre, 189 Yonge St. (Pre· Show: Holiday Inn, 370 King St. West.) 416·536·6468 x26 .. www.tapa.ca •June 30: Opera Ontario. 1 Oth Annual ·Golf Classic. Beverly Golf & Country Club. 905·527·7627 x233. •Ruth Watson Henderson Choral Compo· sition Competition/Choirs Ontario. 6iennial competition for new choral works; 2005: 4·8minute works for SSA treble voice choirs. Winning entry announced Nov 2005. Scores must be postmarked no later than Sep 1, 2005. For more information please contact Choirs Ontario: info@choirsontario.org; www.choirsontario.org LECTURES/SYMPOSIA •June 3·5: Soundstreams Canada. Northern Voices Choral Conference, Week· end One: Creation. Panel discussions, work· shops, etc.: Is there a northern aesthetic?/ National identity in an age of global culture/ Why write choral music?/The relationship between composers, performers and audi· ences. Opening Address: Governor General Adrienne Clarkson; Key Note Address: R. Murray Schafer. Designed for the choral community - choristrs, conductors & edu· cators. Trinity College, ff Hoskin Ave.; Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park; Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416·504-1282, www.soundstreams.ca/conference05.html $ l 33.75(one weekend), $ 214.00(two weekends). •June 1D·12: Soundstreams Canada. Northern Voices Choral Conference, Week· end Two: Community Engagement. The Choir as Paradigm for the Creative City/ Cross-Cultural Collaborations/ Educational Perspectives from North America and Eu· rope. Key Note Address: Ann Meier Baker; other participants. Trinity College, 6 Hoskin Ave.; Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park; Trinity· St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloo1 St. W. 416· 504-1282, www.soundstreams.ca/ conference05.html 3. 75(one weekend), 4.00(two weekends). •June 15 6:30: Toronto Public Library. One love! Musicologist Norman Otis Rich· mond examines the works of R&B artist, singer/songwriter Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions and Reggae artist, singer/song· writer Bob Marley & the Wailers. Theatre lobby, York Woods Library, 1785 Finch West. 416-395-5980. Free. •June 28,29,30 all day: RCM Communi· ty School. Art of Teaching: Conference for Music Educators. Annual conference to discuss and share ideas & issues relevant to today's teaching environment. Discounts available for DRMTA members, & teachers who work in the Toronto District School Board. 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2825. MASTER CLASSES •June 1 !i 11am·12:30: Toronto English Country Dancers. Musicians' Master Class in the playing of English Country Oance Music. Aspiring and accomplished musicians w. good reading skills or a quick ear are welcome; no previous knowledge of Eglish Country Dance music required; play· ers of contra music welcome. Led by Deb· bie Jackson, Anne Ogren & Martha Stokely of Childgrove. Venue TBA. 416-762-0598, www.interlog.com/ - cedar . •July 5,6,7: Westben Arts Festival Theatre. Sound Haven: Chamber Music Master Classes with the Penderecki Ouar· tet. For adult amateur musicians. The Barn, 3k northwest of Campbellford on County Road 30. For details: 877-883-5777. $10. WORKSHOPS •June 4 9am-11 am: Commission Project. Swing 'n Jazz VIII: Jazz Vocal and Ins/rumen· ta/ Education Workshops. For students of all ages. Bring your instruments and friends to listen to, play with & learn from some of the world's leading musicians. Featuring David Antonetti, Aleck Brinkman, Paquito D'Rivera, Sean Joseph, Josh Rutner, Tim Sullivan & many others. 7 venues in Rochester New York, including Eastman, Arcadia High School, Hochstein Music School & other locations. 585-377 -1566, ihrigk@tcp·music.org Free. ANNOUNCEMENTS, ETC CONTINUES ... "'1J The Weekend to . . v End Breast Cancer· BENEFITING Princess Margaret Hospital Keeping the Headlites Brite presents A BENEFIT CONCERT Featuring members of /he Orpheus Choir of Toronto Sunday July 10, 4 pm The Music Gallery 197 John Street, Toronto Tickets Call 416-204-1080 A professional musical theatre training camp for teens (13-19'yrs) is now registering for its summer program, July 6 - 28. This year's production, July 26 & 27, is Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella at the Al Green Theatre (Spadina and Bloor). Register now for Early Bird rates! ... For details: 416-588-5845 or visit www.nostringstheatre.com Final Auditions (lead roles) June 19, 2005 TORONTO WIND ORCHESTRA SUMMER BAND CAMP 2005 JULY 11 - JULY 15, 2005: · 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Toronto's summer band day-camp for more advanced players (3 or more years experience) Ensemble coaching, full band, plus individual instrument workshops Ear training and skills development Camp participants receive a free seasoh pass to attend the 2005-2006 Toronto Wind Orchestra concert season. Music Director Tony Gomes, Camp Director Ken Fudurich, plus coaches and clinicians from Toronto Wind Orchestra including Carol Savage, Wallace Halladay, lra Zingraff ... Camp fee: 0 full week tuition. Camp Venue: The Royal Conservatory of Music, 90 Croatia Street, Toronto HOW TO APPLY Info and application forms at: www.towindorchestra.ca By Fax: Send the completed form to 416-408-1955 By Phone: Call 416-408-2825 for phone registration. In Person: At RCM Registration Office Mon - Fr, 10- 5:30 Camp information: 416-461-6681 Band Camp 2005 is hosted by The Royal Conservatory of Music Community School ............... , ....... . •••••••••••••••••••••••• Fall Session ( 12 weeks) MUSICAL THEATRE PROGRAM Featured on TVO's 'More To Life' Ages 9to 14 years Introduction and development af sln11ln9, actln9 and dandn9 techniques In a sllmulaUng musical theatreenvlronmenl Winter /Spring Session (22 weeks) Enef'9etlc, Intensive performing pragrum In which children learn lo Incorporate sonq, dance and script, culmlnalln9 in a full production of a Broadway musical In a professional theatre Rehearsals are held in Klngswaylambton United Church In Etoblcoke Private audition coaching for entrance Into performing arts high school is available Information and audition appointment (416) 237-9738 Artistic Director: Diane Relyea J.UNE 1 - )ULY 7 2005 WWW, THEWHOLENOTE.COM 43

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