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Volume 12 - Issue 4 - December 2006

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jLISTINGS: Jazz in C/ubsJAbsolute LoungeHilton Suites Toronto/Markham Conference Centre & Spa8500 Warden Avenue, Markham,Tel: + 1-905-4 70-8500Dec 2 June Garber and Bill King. Dec 5 KC2Dec 7 Rob Christian. Dec 9 Markham GangJazztet. Dec 12 Starry Nights. Dec 14Markham Gang Jazztet. Dec 16 Jim FinlaysonTrio. Dec 30Starry Nights.Alleycatz2409 Yonge St. 416-481-6865Every Mon Salsa Night. Every Tue ChrisPlock. Every Wed Jasmin Bailey and Co.Every Thu Peppa Seed.Dec 1, 2Soufar. Dec 8,9 lady Kane. Dec 15Soufar. Dec 16 lady Kane. Dec 22, 23 ladyKane. Dec 30 Groove Matrix. Dec 31 NewYears Eve with lady Kane.Arbor RoomHart House@ the University of Toronto,7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-2452Ben Wicks424 Parliament 416-961-9425www.benwickspub.comBlack Swan154 Danforth Avenue 416-469-0537Boiler House55 Mill St. 416-203-2121Cameron House408 Queen St. W. 416· 703-0811The Central603 Markham St. 416-919-4586www.thecentral.caDec 3 Rob Glutton Ouartet. Dec 4 Wicked BandJams. Dec 6 Bump. Dec 1 ONick Fraser, BrodieWest. Dec 11 Open Jam Night. Dec 15 Brown·man Efectryc Trio. Dec 18 Wicked Band Jams.Dec 20 The Peddlers.C'estWhat67 Front St. EEvery Wed Hot Fo' GhandiEvery Sat (matinee) The Hot Five JazzmakersCervejaria Downtown842 College St.Every Wed The Jay Danley Ouintet.Chick N'Deli744 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-489-3363www.chickndeli.comEvery Tue Jam Night.Commensal655 Bay St. 416-596-9364Music Fridays & Saturdays6:30 pm · 9:30 pmNo Cover ChargeDec 1 Warren Greig. Dec 2 Leon Kingstone. Dec8 Beverly Taft. Dec 9 Coleman Tinsley. Dec 15Elizabeth Shepherd. Dec 16Dan Eisen. Dec 22Double A Jazz Trio. Dec 23 Dan Farrell. Dec 29Jonathan Marks. Dec 30 Kira Callahan/NathanHiltz.The Concord Cafe937 Bloor St. W.Gate403403 Roncesvalles 416-588-2930www.gate403.comDec 1 nofoves fatin music, Smokey Witt Jazzand Swing. Dec 2Biff Heffernan and his friends,Wayne Charles and Julian Fauth Blues Duo, TheRose Group Christmas Party. Dec 3 JJ JazzBand, Ryan Oliver Jazz Band. Dec 4Scott Kemp60Return to Ad IndexCollective. Dec 5 James Thomson, Don Robertsand Julian Fauth Blues Trio. Dec 6 Kerry Ladyshewksy and Robert Murphy Blues Duo. Dec 7 BillWestcott CD Release party. Dec 8 nofoves fa tinmusic, Ola Turkiewicz Jazz Band. Dec 9 BillHeffernan and his Friends, Greg Hobb RootsMusic Band. Dec 10 JJ Jazz Band, VaughanMisener Jazz Duo. Dec 11 Voodoo Wafters andthe Rhythm Method. Dec 12James Thomson,Don Roberts and Julian Fauth Blues Band. Dec 13Dave Levi Jazz Duo. Dec 14 Herb and Ray Duowith Friends. Dec 15 nofoves fa tin music, DavidRotundo and Jimmy Helverson Blues Duo. Dec16 Bill Heffernan and his friends, Victoria SanjanaJazz Duo. Dec 17 JJ Jazz Band, Peter Hill JazzDuo. Dec 18 Ashley St. Pierre Jazz Duo. Dec 19James Thomson, Donn Roberts and Julian FauthBlues Trio. Dec 20Amy Medvick · bossa novasinger and her band. Dec 21 The Peddlers. Dec22 nofoves fa tin music, Elizabeth Shepherd JazzBand. Dec 23Biff Heffernan and his Friends, SonRobert Nu Blues Band. Dec 26James Thomson,DonnRobertsandJufianFauthBfues Trio. Dec28 Suzana Da Camara Jazz Ouartet. Dec 29nofoves fa tin music, Sabor Latin Band. Dec 30 BiiiHeffernan and his friends, Mr. Rick and theBiscuits Band. Dec 31 JJ Jazz Band, New YearsEve Party with Sum of 5ive.Graffitti's Bar and Grill170 Baldwin St. 416-506-6699Every Wed. 6-8 James and Jay.Grasshopper Jazz and Blues Bar460 Parliament St. 416-323-1210Grossman's Tavern379 Spadina Ave. 416-977-7000www.grossmanstavem.comDec 1 KennyBrownandthePervaders. Dec 2The Happy Pals, Cofdsweat. Dec 3 NicolaVaughan Acoustic Jam, The Nationals. Dec 4laura Hubert Band. Dec 5 Green Code. Dec 6Ralph MacDonald. Dec 7 The Blues Drivers. Dec8 loose Wire. Dec 9 The Happy Pals, ChainSmoking After Boy. Dec 10 Xmas Party with theHappy Pals, The Nationals. Dec 11 Laura HubertBand. Dec 13 Backassward Comedy. Dec 14TheBig Three. Dec 15JufianFauth. Dec 16 TheHappy Pals, Engine Room· Wickens Knight. Dec17 Nicola Vaughan Acoustic Jam, The Nationals.Dec 18 laura Hubert Band. Dec 20 Booster Jam. Greg Tunis. Dec 21 DickE!fis Revival.Dec 22Mike Mc Kenna Blues Band. Dec 23 The HappyPals, Box Full of Cash. Dec 28Paige Armstrong.Dec 29 Frankie Foo. Dec 30 Happy Pals, TheTone Dogs. Dec31New Years Eve with: TheHappy Pals.Home Smith BarThe Old Mill, 21 Old Mill Road,416 236-2641www.oldmilltoronto.comDec 1 Mike Malone Trio. Dec 8 Richard White·house Trio. Dec 15Jasmin Bailey Trio. Dec 22Sherrie Marshall Trio. Dec 29 Doug Watson Trio.Jan 5 Russ Little Trio. Jan 12 Yvonne MooreTrio. Jan 19 Reg Schwager Duo. Jan 26 BryanToner Duo.Hot House CafeMarket Square, 416 366· 7800Jazz brunchEvery Sunday, with the KenChurchif!Ouartet.Kristoria French Fine Dining104 Surrey Street E. Guelph519-829-3265Le Saint Tropez315 King St. W. 416-591 -3600Live music 7 days a week.Lula Lounge1585 Dundas W. 416-588-0307www.lula.caDec 1CafeCubano,Daveandlevi. Dec2Marron Matizado. Dec 5 Jaymz Bee PresentsKol/age. Dec 7 Cuban Dance Party w/ MireyaEscalante + Latin Street. Dec 8 Black Market.Dec 9Ricky Franco. Dec 12 Jaymz BeePresents Alex Pangman. Dec 15 Hilario DuranTrio + Mambo 0 Orchestra. Dec 16 Cache. Dec21 Oscar Fuentes Christmas CD release. Dec 23Hilario Duran's Havana Remembered. Dec 29Cafe Cubano. Dec 30 Cache. Dec 31 Salsa NewYear's Eve Party with Lady Son.Liberty Bistro and Bar25 Liberty St. @Atlantic416-533-8828Manhattan's Music Club951 Gordon St.Guelph ON(5191767-2440www.manhattans.caDec 1 Max Brent. Dec 2 Bruce Redstone Trio.Dec 3lonnie Glass CD Release. Dec 4Songwrit·er's Cafe. Dec 5 Kent MacMillan. Dec 7 fan Reid.Dec 8Bob Parkins Trio. Dec 9 Affemano/Bateman/Bray Trio. Dec 10 la la la Lounge. Dec11 Songwriter's Cafe. Dec 12Kent MacMillan.Dec 14 Kid Coma. Dec 15 Double A Jazz Dec16Pauf VanDyke Trio. Dec 1 Bth SongwritersCafe w. Keith Thompson. Dec 19 Kent Dec 21 Jason Raso. Dec 23 Robert Hannam.Dec 27MonkHouse Trio. Dec 31 New YearsEve:Bob Parkins, Bebopamoeba.Mezzetta681 St. Clair Ave. W.416-658-5687Wednesday Concerts in a Cafe. Sets at 9 and10: 15. Reservations recommended for first set.Mezzrows1546 Queen St. W. 416-658-5687Par1

Matt Roberts. Dec 14 The live Wire. Dec 15Mustafa CO Release. Dec 16 Trane HolidayParty. Dec 19Acoustic Soul Dec 20Feed YourSoul Benefit. Dec 21 The Live Wire. Dec 22NoaBursie. Dec 23 Julie Michels Guartet. Dec 26Acoustic Soul Dec 27 Ania Guartet. Dec 28 TheLive Wire. Dec 29Josh White Junior. Dec 30Radio Nomad. Dec 31 Brownman's Blue NoteNew Year. Jan 1 Astrogroove.Victory Cafe581 Markham St.516-516-5787Every Wed. The Hot Jazz String Guartet.Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe6300 Fallsview Boulevard Niagara Falls1-905-354·5000Zazou315 King St. W.Live jazz every Fri and Sat.ANNOUNCEMENTS, LECTURES,MASTER CLASSES ... ETCETERAANNOUNCEMENTS*December 11 :30: Queen's UniversitySchool of Music. Messiah Sing-Along.Informal gathering of voice and orchestra. Foyer,Harrison-LeCaine Hall, 39 Bader Lane, Queen'sUniversity, Kingston. 613-533-2066. Free.*December 2·31: The Trane Studio.Witness to Live Performance: Photography byRoger Humbert. Exhibition of the work ofToronto-based photographer Roger Humbert,featuring live performance photographs ofMcCoy Tyner, Roy Hargrove, Joshua Redman,Paquito D'Rivera, Kellylee Evans & otherinternational & local musicians. 964 BathurstSt. For event show times & covers: 416-913-8197,*December 312 noon·5pm: SpadinaMuseum: Historic House & Gardens.R66msaid j6ule (Merry Christmas!/ Contrast·ing Edwardian Christmas traditions of 1900Toronto with those of the Estonian/Canadiancommunity. Holiday musical performances;foods, crafts. 285 Spadina Rd. 416-392-6910. , (sr), (child).*December 3 2:00-5:00: Elmer lselerSingers. Sherry and Shortbread. Relax in thegracious surroundings of the historic AlbanyClub, join in the silent auction & enjoy music ofthe holiday season. 91 King St. East. 416-217-0537. .*December 7 7:30: Koffler School ofMusic. The Gift of Music. Fund raiser tobenefit education at the Koffler School.Performers: Jacques lsraelievitch, violin;Yefim Bronfman, piano. By reservation only.Sandra Ainsley Gallery, Distillery District, 55Mill St. Building 32. 416-636-1880 x228.*December 10 12 noon-5pm: SpadinaMuseum: Historic House & Gardens.R66msaid j6ule (Merry Christmas!/ See Dec 3.*December 10 1 :00-4:00: Amici ChamberEnsemble. Annual Fund Raiser. Buffet lunch,live auction, music performed by Amici andguest Peter Oundjian, violin & musical saw.Grano Restaurant, 2045 Yonge St. 416-368-8743. 0.*December 17 12 noon-5pm: SpadinaMuseum: Historic House & Gardens.R66msaid joule (Merry Christmas !J See Dec 3.*December 29 8:00-10:30pm: GibsonHouse. Stroke of Midnight. Celebrate thefestivities of the Scottish New Year in thisgracious 1851 home. Evening of song and storiesfeaturing traditional musicians Ian Bell & GeoffSomers. Includes Scottish foods, beverages &gifts.5172 Yonge St. 416-395-7432. .*December 29 7pm-9pm: MacKenzieHouse.Hogmanay! A Scottish New YearCeleberation. Evenin of traditional music &DECEMBER 1 2006 - FEBRUARY 7 2007foods. Performances by the acoustic band GinLane; Scottish foods offered. Pre-registration& pre-payment required. 82 Bond St. 416-392-6915. .*December 30 8:00: Gibson House.Stroke of Midnight. See Dec 29.*January 20 1 pm-1 Opm: Historic FortYork. Gueen Charlotte's Birthday Ball. Daylongcelebration of music, food & dance of thelate 18th & 19th century. Features danceworkshops, illustrated presentation by writer& historian Victor Suthren, rum tasting,Georgian-style buffet, live music played onauthentic period instruments.Costumes areencouraged. 1 OD Garrison Rd. 416·392-6907. (pre-registration & payment required).*January 21 12 noon-4:00: MacKenzieHouse. Robbie Bums' Day Celebration.Celebrate Robbie Burns' birthday with toetappinglive music, shortbread, stories &haggis. 82 Bond St. 416-392-6915. .50,(srlyouth), .50(child).*February 4 12 noon: Orchestra London.Serenade Brunch: Clarinet Guartet. Enjoy theBest Western Lamplighter Inn's sumptuousbrunch, followed by chamber music performedby Orchestra London members. 591 Welling ­ton Rd. South, London ON. 519 -679-8778., (sr).LECTURES/SYMPOSIA*December 10 11 am-12:30: MNjcc. TheRise of Hollywood. Lecture by Jordan Klapmanon great Jewish writers, lyricists & composersof the 20th century. 750 Spadina Ave.416-924-6211 x 111. .*December 11 8:00: Toronto WagnerSociety. The Canadian Opera Company's RingCycle. Round table discussion on the pros & consof the first Canadian production of the Ring. Arts& Letters Club, 14 Elm St. www.richard _wagner. Members free, nonmembersby donation ( to suggested).*December 21 12:00 noon: NationalBallet of Canada. The ABCs of Ballet. Talkby Peter Ottmann, Senior Ballet Master.Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four SeasonsCentre for the Performing Arts, 145Queen St. West. 416-363-8231 . Free.*January 18-21 : Conductors GuildInternational Conference. All lectures atToronto Hilton Hotel, 145 Richmond St. West.905-489-4620, (general admission). Details follow:- January 18: 1 :30: Embedding the artsinto public education - a Canadian successstory. Dr. Peter Simon; 2:00: Why waste timeon music? Peter Ettrup Larsen; 2:00: Repeti-••••CONTINUESNEXT PAGEWWW.THEWHOlENOTE.COMCLASSES & LESSONSGive the Gift of Music withRCM Gift CertificatesOver 40 different instruments & genresranging from classical to rock, folk, worldmusic & hip-hopOver 230 professional faculty dedicatedto excellence in music educationClasses for beginners (newborn to adult)Convenient monthly payment planGroup Classes start in January.Private Lessons start at any Royal Conservatory of MusicToronto:416.408.2825 (Dufferin & Bloor)Mississauga:905.891.7944 (Cawthra & Lakeshore)

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