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Volume 11 Issue 5 - February 2006

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LISTINGS Jazz Clubs Comprehensive Club Listings follow here. For jazz in concert, see our daily listings pages 32-48. Deadline to list your jazz club engagements is the 18th of the month. 1055 Restaurant and Bar 1055 Yonge St. 416-482-8485 Alleycatz 2409 Yonge St. 416-481 -6865 Every Mon Salsa Night. Every Tue Chris Plock. Every Wed Jasmin Bailey and Co. Every Thu Peppa Seed. Feb 4. 17. 18, Mar 3 Lady Kane. Feb 10, 11 Groove Matrix. Feb 24, 25 Sonic Playground. Arbor Room Hart House@ the University of Toronto, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452 Feb 3 Bob Brough Ouartet, Feb 10 Darren Sigesmund Ouintet. Feb 17 Tara Davidson Ouartet. Mar 3 University of Toronto 11 O'Clock Jazz Orchestra Ben Wicks 424 Parliament 416-961-9425 Black Swan 154 Danforth Avenue 416-469-0537 Boiler House 55 Mill St. 416-203-2121 Cameron House 408 Queen St. West 416-703-0811 C'est What 67 Front St. E. Every Sat (matinee) The Hot Five Jazzmakers Chick N'Deli 744 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-489-3363 Feb 2, 3, 4 Ascension. Feb 6 Advocats Big Band. Feb 9, 10, 11 The Nomads. Feb 23, 24, 25 Cece Pastor. Commensal 655 Bay St. 416-596-9364 Feb 3 Elizabeth Shepherd. Feb 4 Leon Kingstone. Feb 10 Dan Eisen. Feb 11 Katie Bergin. Feb 14 Lilac Cana and Stephen Sword. Feb 17 Chris Mc Khoo/. Feb 18 Warren Grieg. Feb 24 Dan Eisen. Feb 28 Beverly Taft. Gate 403 403 Roncesvalles 416-588-2930 Every Tue James Tomson and Julian Fauth. Every Wed Grand Slam Arts Jam Night. Feb 2 Patrice Barbarchon, Kurt Nielsen, Jonathan Kay, Nathan Hiltz and Denis Song Jazz Band. Feb 3 Michael Gabriel. Feb 4 Jen Sagar Jazz Trio. Feb 5 Stevie Gee Swing Night. Feb 6 Synthetic Lounge Project. Feb 9 Ola Turkiewicz Jazz Duo. Feb 10 Lynn Tremblay Jazz Ouintet. Feb 11 Amanda Martinez Latin Jazz. Feb 12 Cocktail Jazz Band. Feb 13 Michael Boguski Singer's Jam Night. Feb 16 Patrice Barbarchon, Kurt Nielsen, Jonathan Kay, Nathan Hiltz and Denis Song Jazz Band. Feb 17 Mr Rick and the Biscuits. Feb 18 Laura Hubert Jazz & Blues Trio. Feb 19 Peter Hill Jazz Duo. Feb 20 Richard Felix. Feb 23 Kevin Laliberte. Feb 24 Sum of 5ive. Feb 25 Sweet Derrick. Feb 26 Elizabeth Shepherd. Feb 27 Michael Boguski Singers' Jam Night. Graffitti's Bar and Grill 170 Baldwin St. 416-506-6699 Every Wed. 6-8 James and Jay. Grasshopper Jazz and Blues Bar 460 Parliament St. 416-323-121 O Grossman's Tavern 379 Spadina Ave. 416-977-7000 Every Mon Laura Hubert Band. Every Wed Mike MacDonald Open Stage Jam. Every Sat The Happy Pals. Every Sun Nicola Vaughan Acoustic Jam, The Nationals with Brian C ober. Feb 2 Kirk Broadbridge. Feb 17 The Rizdales. Feb 18 The Barking Sharks Blues Band. Feb 25 Chris Chown. Home Smith Bar The Old Mill, 21 Old Mill Road, 416-236-2641 Feb 3 Pat Collins Trio. Feb 1 O Mike Cado Trio. Feb 17 Christopher Plock Trio. Feb 24 Chase Sanborn Trio. Mar 3 Bill McBirnie Trio. Hot House Cafe Market Square, 416-366-7800 Jazz brunch Every Sunday, with the Ken Churchill Ouartet. Hugh's Room 2261 Dundas W., 416-531-6604 Feb 1 Pamela Morgan. Feb 2 Betty and the Bobs. Feb 8 J.P. Cormier. Feb 9 David Wall CD Release. Feb 14 Mose Scarlett. Feb 17 The Skydiggers & the Cash Brothers CD Release. Feb 18 TorontoJazzDrchestra, Skydiggers & Cash Brothers CD Release. Feb 19 Juan Martin. Feb 22 Doug Cox/Sam Hurrie & Paul Reddick. Feb 23 Gordie Sampson. Feb 24, 25 Gordon Lightfoot Tribute. Feb 26 Dare the Devil. Mar 2,3, 4 Fred Eaglesmith. Mar 5,6 Dr. Draw. Mar 7 Del Rey/Steve James. Le Saint Tropez 315 King St. W. 416-591 -3600 Live music 7 days a week. Lula Lounge 1585 Dundas W. 416-588-0307 Feb 1 Red: A Night of Live Performance. Feb 2 Mr. Something Something. Feb 3 Cuban Fridays w/ Cafe Cubano. Feb 4 Salsa Saturday w/ Cache. Feb 8 Jazz Guitar: Amanda Martin· ez/Evaristo Machado. Feb 9 David Buchbinder's Shurum Burum Big Band. Feb 10 Black Umfolosi. Feb 11 Salsa Saturday w/Ricky Franco. Feb 14 Valentines Day W. Eliana Cuevas. Feb 16 The Friendly Rich Vaudeville Show. Feb 17 Afro-Brazilian Carnaval. Feb 18 Salsa Saturday w/ Cache. Feb 19 Burning Bush. Feb 21 Nathalie Nadon & The Michael Barber Trio CD Release Party. Feb 22 Les Batinses. Feb 24 Cuban Fridays with Cafe Cubano. Feb 25 Salsa Saturday w/ Diego Marulanda & Pacande. Feb 26 If Story Be the Food Df Love. Mezzetta 681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-658-5687 "Wednesday Concerts in a Cafe" Sets at 9 and 10: 15. Reservations recommended for first set. Mezzrows 1546 Queen St. W. 416-658-568 7 Parkdale neighborhood pub featuring jazz and blues on Saturday afternoons, Sunday evenings, and a live jam every other Wednesday. Mod Club Theatre 722 College St. Montreal Bistro 65 Sherbourne. 416-363-0179 Feb 1 DuncanHopkinsOuartet. Feb2-4Jerry Bergonzi Ouartet. Feb 6 Dave Liebman and Humber Faculty. Fed 7 Joel Heynes Trio. Feb 8 Babes in Jazz/and. Feb 9-11 Jim Galloway Wee Big Band CD Recording. Feb 12 Michelle Gregoire Ouintet. Feb 14 Bonnie Brett Ouartet. Feb 15 Shannon Butcher Sextet. Feb 16· 18 Steve Koven Trio. Feb 20 Adrean Farrugia Trio. Feb 21-25JoanneBrackeen Trio. Feb 27 Jerry Ouintyne Ouartet. Feb 28 Barb Gordon Ouartet. Mar 1 Jerry Silverman W. the Mark Eisenman Trio. Mar 2-4 Mike Murley/ David Braid Ouartet. N' Awlins Jazz Bar and Dining 299 King St. W. 416-595-1958 Odd Socks at Oovercourt House 805 Dovercourt Rd. 416-537-3337 Swing Dances, Lessons and Concerts. Orbit Room 508A College St. 416-535-0613 Pilot Tavern 22 Cumberland 416-923-5716 Jazz every Sunday Afternoon -Laila Biali Trio (twice a month) and others. Feb 4 Kirk MacDonald Ouartet. Feb 11 Pat Collins Ouartet. Feb 18 Jake Wilkinson Ouartet. Feb 25 Don Palmer Ouartet. Mar 4 5 after 4 with Vito Rezza. The Red Guitar 603 Markham St. 416-913-4586 Feb 1 Pat Collins and Tom Szczesniak. Feb 2, 3, Diana Panton Trio. Feb 4 Richard Underhill Ouartet. Feb 5 Solo Piano Sundays: Richard Whiteman. Feb 7 Toronto Fingerstyle Guitar Association. Feb 8 The Sea Gone Dff With The Sun. Feb 9 Thyron Whyte with Ken Fornetran and Dave Restivo. Feb 10 Rich Brown and Rinsethealgorithm, Midnight Stu· dent Jam Session. Feb 11 Joe Sealy Trio. Feb 12 Solo Piano Sundays: Elizabeth Shepherd. Feb 14 John Millard. Feb 15 Rita Di Ghent and Vaughan Misener. Feb 16, 17 Ted Ouinlan Trio. Feb 19 Solo Piano Sundays: David Virelles. Feb 21 Joyce's Folly. Feb 22 Lina Allemano and Adrean Farrugia. Feb 23, 24 Time Warp. Feb 25 Don Scott Trio. Feb 26 Solo Piano Sundays: Bill Westcott. Feb 28 Progress. The Reservoir Lounge 52 Wellington 416-955-0887 Every Mon Sophia Perlman and the Vipers. Every Tues Tyler Yaremaandhis Rhythm. Every Wed Bradley and the Bouncers. Every Thu Janice Hagen. Every Fri Chet Valiant Combo. Every Sat Tory Cassis. The Rex Jazz and Blues Bar 194 Queen St. W. 416-598-2475 Feb 1 Exitman, Sundar Visnawathan Ouartet. Feb 2 Kevin Ouain, Frank Lozano & John Geg. Feb 3 Sara Dell Ouartet, Frank Lozano & John Geg. Feb 4 Ed Vokurka Swing Ensemble, Swing Shift Big Band, Verne Dorge Sextet, Runcib/e Spoon. Feb 5 Youanoo, The Sum of 5ive, Swing Rosie, Matt Newton Ouintet. Feb 6 Carissa Neufield Trio, UofT Student Jazz Ensembles. Feb 7 Richard Whiteman Trio, Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Feb 8 Exitman, The Heilig Manoeuvre. Feb 9 Kevin Ouain, The Botos Brothers. Feb 10 Sara Dell Ouartet, "No Accent" Roberto Occhipinti. Feb 11 Ed Vokurka Swing Ensemble, The T.J.D Big Band, Runcib/e Spoon, Steve Koven Ouintet. Feb 12 UofT Jazz Jam, Club Django, Youanoo, Swing Rosie. Feb 13 Carissa Neufeld Trio, "Drumheller''. Feb 14 Richard Whiteman Trio, Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Feb 15 Exitman, RobMc­ Connell Tenter. Feb 16 Kevin Ouain, Rob Mc­ Connell Tenter. Feb 17 Sara Dell Ouartet, CJO: Canadian Jazz Ouartet. Feb 18 Ed Vokurka Swing Ensemble, Laura Hubert Band, Runcible Spoof, Chris Hunt Tenter + 3. Feb 19 Youanoo, The Red Peppers, Swing Rosie, KA SABA. Feb 20 Carissa Neufeld Trio, Holly Clark Trio. Feb 21 Richard Whiteman Trio, Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Feb 22 Exitman, Nate RennerOuartet. Feb 23 Kevin Ouain, Dave Young and Spencer Barefield Ouartet. Feb 24 Sara Dell Ouartet, Dave Young and Spencer Barefield Ouartet. Feb 25 Ed Vokurka Swing Ensemble, TheJazzNavigators, Runcible Spoon, The McBirnie Brothers. Feb 26 Youanoo, Freeway Dixieland, Swing Rosie, Ernesto Cervini Ouartet. Feb 27 Carissa Neufeld Trio, John MacLeod's Rex Hotel Orchestra. Safari Bar and Grill 1749 Avenue Rd. 416- 78 7-6584 Every Tues Encore Jazz Sassafraz 1 DO Cumberland 416-964-2222 Thu-Sun Washington Savage. Sat, Sun Roy Patterson Trio. Spezzo Ristorante 140 York Blvd. Richmond Hill, 905-886-9703 Live jazz Every Thursday. The Trane Club 964 Bathurst St. 416-913-8197 Feb 2 The Tynes. Feb 3 Nubian Messenger Series: Nubia Swahili/and. Feb 7 Acoustic Soul Feb 8 Michael Shand Trio. Feb 16 The Sisters of Sheynville. Feb 17 Nubian Messenger Series: Nubia to Funk. Feb 19 Poetry Lounge w/ Dwayne Morgan. Feb 22 Fern Lindzon Trio. Feb 24 Nubian Messenger: Nubia to Africville. Feb 28 Caliban Arts Theatre Festival Launch. Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe 6300 Fallsview Boulevard, Niagara Falls 1-905-354-5000 Zazou 315 King St. W. Live jazz Every Fri and Sat Elizabeth Shepherd/solo piano night 50 WWW. TH EW HOLENOTE.COM F EBRUARY 1 - M ARCH 7 2006

ANNOUNCEMENTS, LECTURES, MASTERCLASSES, ... ETCETERA ANNOUNCEMENTS *February 3, 1:00-5:00 & 4, 1 Oam-2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music Library. Book Sale. Sale of music scores, books & sound recordings. 90 Croatia St. 416-408- 2824 x331. *February 5 6:45: Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. 3rd Annual Gala. Honouring Canadian songwriters and songs. Performers include Willie Nelson, k.d. lang, Rufus Wainwright & others; host: Andrew Craig. John Bassett Theatre, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front St. West. 416-469- 9619. *February 6: CBC Radio. Broadcast of Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala. See details, Feb 5 above. Hosts: Andrew Craig and Sophie Durocher. CBC Radio One: 11 am· noon; CBC Radio Two: 8:00-10:00; Ra· dio-Canada's Esp ace Musique: 1 Oamnoon (highlights). *February 19 1:00- 4:00: Amici. Annual Fund-Raiser and Silent Auction. Enjoy appetisers and fine wines; bid on dozens of items. Performance by Amici: Patricia Parr, piano; David Hetherington, cello; Joaquin Valdepeiias, clarinet; special guest: Peter Oundjian, violin. Grano Restaurant, 2035 Yonge St. 416-368- 8743. . *March 1 7:00: Canadian Music Week. 6th Annual Independent Music Awards. Awards to musicians in categories including Favourite Jazz Artist/Group, Favourite Blues Artist/Group, Favourite World Artist/Group, Favourite Classical Artist/Group; Favourite Folk Artist/Group and many others. The Docks ConcertTheatre, 11 Polson St. 416-870- 8000, . *Kiwanis Music Festival of Greater Toronto. Trophy finals in the following instruments: Guitar: Feb 17 7:00 at Calvin Church, 26 Delisle Ave. (Andrew Mah, adjudicator); Strings: Feb 24 7:00 at Armour Heights Church, 105 Wilson Ave. (Gisele Dalbec & Marena Smith, adjudicators); Voice - Intermediate: Feb 24 3:30 at Calvin Church, 26 Delisle Ave. (Allan Monk & Jolaine Kerley, adjudicators); Voice - Senior: Feb 24 7:30 at Calvin Church, 26 Delisle Ave. (Allan Monk & Jolaine Kerley, adjudicators); Piano -Intermediate: Feb 24 2:00 at St. Cuthbert's Church, 1399 Bayview Ave. (Nicole Presentey & Brian Finley, adjudicators); Piano - Senior: Feb 24 7:00 at St. Cuthbert's Church, 1399 Bayview Ave. (Nicole Presentey & Brian Finley, adjudicators); Brass & Woodwind: Feb 24 7:00 at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2737 Bayview Ave. (Joan Watson & Denise Grant, adjudicators); President's Trophy & Showcase of Stars: Feb 25 1 :30 at Armenian Youth Centre Theatre, 50 Hallcrown Place (see daily listings). 416-487 · 5885. , (st); (Feb 25). CHAUTAUQUA MUS c FESTIVAL PIANO • INSTRUMENTAL • VOICE June 24 - August 15, 2006 *Ouinte Symphony. Applications for the Young Musicians' Competition for Instrument and Voice are being accepted. Open to all instrumental concerti & works for voice. Applicants must reside in or have permanent residency in Hastings, Prince Edward, Northumberland or Lennox and Addington counties. Competition date: June 25, 2006. Application deadline: March 31, 2006. 613-968-2985 or LECTURES/SYMPOSIA *February 2 7:00: University of Western Ontario. Medicine and Music Series: Mozart and Rheumatic Fever. Lecture with Dr. Don Neville & Dr. Lynn Bergin. Wolf Performance Hall, 1151 Richmond St., London ON 519-661 -3767. Free. *February 4 9:30am-3pm: CDC. The Opera Exchange . Gdtterdammerung: Return of the Ring. Day-long symposium with guests lain Scott, John Deathridge & others from U of T and U of Regina, discussing the significance of Gdtterdammerung in the Ring Cycle tetralogy. CDC general director Richard Bradshaw and Gdtterdammerung's director Tim Albery will also lead a panel discussion of the CDC's production. Isabel Bader Theatre, Victoria University, 93 Charles St. West. 416-363-8231 . , (st). JUNE 7 · 20, 2006 at the University of Toronto Toronto, Canada Jeanne Lamon, Music Director Iva rs Taurins, Director, Chamber Choir *February 9 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Lecture by Prof. Edwin Seroussi. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416- 978-3744. Free. *February 9 7:00: University of Western Ontario. Medicine and Music Series: Substance Abuse and Jazz Musicians. Lecture with Prof. Andrew Scott and Dr. Martyn Judson. Wolf Performance Hall, 1151 Richmond St., London ON 519-661 -3767. Free. *February 13 12:00 noon: U of Tat Scar· borough Campus. Asian Theatre lecture/ Demo Series. Performers include Peking Opera & William Lau/Little Pear Garden Collective. Leigha Lee Browne Theatre, 1265 Military Trail. 416-287-7076. Free. *February 16 7:00: University of Western Ontario. Medicine and Music Series: Voice Production and Physiology. Lecture with Prof. Torin Chiles and Dr. Kevin Fung. Wolf Performance Hall, 1151 Richmond St., London ON 519-661-3767. Free. *February 22 8:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music/Mozart Society. Symposium on Mozart's opera The Marriage of Figaro. Discussion by members of the opera division, chaired by lain Scott, with excerpts performed by cast members of the March production. Sunderland Hall, First Unitarian •', .. ( Visit us at: Chautauqua Schools of Fine and Performing Arts PO Box 1098, Dept WN, Chautauqua, NY 14722 716.357.6233 • 716.357.9014 •(fax)• e-mail: Join some of the world's finest musicians in the field of baroque performance for this 14-day train ing programme in orchestral and choral performance practice. Classes are offered in strings (violin, viola, viola d'amore, cello and bass), woodwinds (flute, oboe and bassoon), brass (trumpet), harpsichord, lute and voice. The Institute also offers a programme for conductors and directors. Advanced students, pre-professional and professional musicians are invited to apply. Institute offers: • Masterclasses for solo instrument and voice • Orchestra and choir rehearsals led by Jeanne Lamon, lvars Tau rins and faculty • Instrumental and vocal chamber ensembles • Private lessons by Tafelmusik musicians • Lectures/workshops on baroque performance practi ce, theatre, art • Baroque opera workshops led by Marshall Pynkoski of Opera Atelier • Baroque dance workshops led by Jeannette Zingg of Opera Atelier • Partici pant performances including a Grand Finale concert with the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir. Application Deadline: March 24, 2006 or call 416.964.9562, ext 229 Email: WWW.TH EW HOLENOTE.COM 5 1

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