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Volume 14 - Issue 6 - March 2009

... SECTION 3: jazz in

... SECTION 3: jazz in the clubsGrossman's Tavern379 Spadina Ave. 416-977-121 Owww.grossmanstavern.comNO COVER, Pay-What-You-CanEvery Mon Laura Hubert Band; Every TueBroken Joe: Jerome Godboo, Alec Fraser, JoeToole; Every Sat Matinee The Happy Pals;Every Sun Nicola Vaughan Acoustic Jam 4-9pm, The Nationals with Brian Caber: DoubleSlide Guitar Dpen Stage Jam 9:30pm-2am.Harlem Restaurant67 Richmond Street East 416-368-1920www.harlemrestaurant.comNO COVER Jazz Fridays & Saturdays 7:30·11:00pmHugh's Room - Toronto's home of live Folkand Roots2261 Dundas Street West (full music schedule)Mar 6 Chet Atkins Tribute. Mar 7 Joni MitchellTribute. Mar 21 Kevin Fox CD Release.Mar 30 Monday Off.Joe Mama's317 King Street West 416-340-6469Live music every night, specializing in Motownand Rhythm & BluesEvery Sun Bernie Senensky Organ Trio withNathan Hiltz & Sly Juhas.Latinada1671 BloorStreetWest416-913-9716www.latinada.comLive Music Wednesday to SundayLula Lounge1585 Dundas West 416-588-0307www.lula.caSpecializing in Salsa and Latin Jazz, see web·site for full listings.Manhattan's Music Club951 Gordon St., Guelph. 519-767-2440www.manhattans.caMezzetta Middle Eastern Restaurant681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-658-5687www.mezzettarestaurant.comChalkers Pub's energeticand diverse weekly liveentertainment featuresthe best of: JAZZ, BLUES,R&B, and FUNK.Music sets the standard forall occasions whetheryou're enjoying appetizerson the open-air patio, sippingcocktails at the bar, socializingover a game of pool in ourgrand billiard room or simplyunwinding with dinnerand a glass of wine in ourbistro style dining room.Chalkers Pub(416) 789-2531247 Marlee Ave, TorontoNear Glencairn Subway.Ample FREE parking.www.chalkerspub.comEvery Wed Jazz Series: sets at 9:00 and10:15. Cover -10Mama's Bistro664 The Queensway, Etobicoke416-252-5560 www.momosbistro.comN'Awlins Jazz Bar and Dining299 King St. W. 416-595-1958www.nawlins.caEvery Mon Terry Logan; Every Tue StacieMcGregor; Every Wed Jim Heineman Trio;Every Thu Blues Night with Guest Vocalists;Every Fri/Sat All Star Bourbon St. Band,·Every Sun Terry Logan.Old Mill, TheHome Smith Bar & Grill, 21 Old Mill Rd.416-236-2641www.oldmilltoronto.comRon Davis & Friends Fridays & Saturdays 8·11 pm, Cover Charge .Mar 6 & 7 Series launch: Ron Davis Trio withMike Downes and Ted Warren. Mar 13 & 14Gillian Margot with Stu Harrison & JordanO'Connor. Mar 20 & 21 Joe Sealy with PaulNovotny. Mar 27 & 28 Jim Galloway with JohnSherwood & Rosemary Galloway.Pantages Martini Bar and Lounge200 Victoria St. 416-362-1777Every Fri Robert Scott.Every Sat Solo Piano: Various artists.Pilot Tavern, The22 Cumberland 416-923-5716www.thepilot.caJazz Saturdays 3:30 - 6:30 NO COVERMar 7 Richard Whiteman Duarte! with TrentReschny, Rob McBride and Sly Juhas. Mar14 Rob Campbell Duarte!. Mar 21 Kol/age.Mar 28 Sugar DaddiesPress Club, The850 Dundas St. W. 416-364-7183www.thepressclub.caLive music every night, mostly hard rock, folkand indie. Every Tue Open Jam; Every SecondWed 10pm-2am Jazz Jam hosted by RJSatchithananthan (tb} with house band DarcyMyronuk (p} Jon Maharaj (b} Fabio Ragnelli (d}.Quotes Bar & Grill220 King Street West 416-979-7697"Fridays at Five" with Canadian Jazz Quartet:Gary Benson (g), Frank Wright (vb), DuncanHopkins (b), musical director Don Vickery (d)plus featured guest: Mar 6 Trombonist LaurieBower. Mar 13 Saxophonist Pat laBarbera.Mar 20 Trumpeter Denny Christianson. Mar27 Saxophonist Vern Dorge.Reservoir Lounge, The52 Wellington St. E. 416-955-0887www.reservoirlounge.comEvery Mon Sophia Perlman and the Vipers;Every Tue Tyler Yarema and his Rhythm;Every Wed Bradley and the Bouncers; EveryThu Janice Hagen;;Every Fri Big Rude Jake'sSwingin' Sextet;;Every Sat Tory Cassis;Every Sun Luke Nicholson and the SundayNight Service.Rex Hotel Jazz and Blues Bar, The194 Queen St. W. 416-598-2475www.therex.caLive Jazz and Blues Every Night 6:30 and9:30 shows; more on weekends.Complete listings available on website.Every Fri 4-6 Hogtown SyncopatorsThis Month's House Gigs: Every Sun 12pmExcelsior Traditional Jazz; Every Sun 7pmDaniel Easly; Every Tue 6:30pm George"SO MUCH JAZZ, SO LITTLE TIME"10 RECOMMENDED ARTISTS & VENUEScontinued from page 18(6) Rita di Ghent is a vocalist/composer known for her uniquesound and sophisticated phrasing.Ten Feet Tall on Sunday March 8from 3:30 to 6:30pm.(7) Richard Whiteman's one ofthe country's hardest-swingingpiano players. The Pilot onSaturday March 7 from 3:30-6:30. Trent Reschny (ts) RichardWhiteman (p) Rob McBride (b)Sly Juhas (d)(8) Eli Bennett is a tremendoustenor player destined forgreatness. Tequila Bookworm,Thursday March 12th at 9pm withDarcy Myronuk (p) Devon Henderson (b) Fabio Ragnelli (d); alsowith Ragnelli at The Rex Wednesdays March 4th & 18th at 6:30.(9) Drew Austin hosts a happenin' jam every first monthly Friday8pm-12am at Dave's Gourmet Pizza.(10) Whitney Ross-Barris sings beautiful jazz framed by aconvincing theatrical approach. She debuts at Gate 403 on SundayMarch 29th from 5-8pm.Ori Dagan, jazz@thewholenote.comGrosman's Bohemian Swing; Every Tue9:30pm Classic Rex Jam with host FrankBotos; Every Wed 6:30pm Fabio Ragnelli;Every Thu 6:30pm Kevin Duain; Every Sun12pm Abbey's MeltdownSaint Tropez, Le315 King St. W. 416-591-3600Live piano jazz 7 days a weekwww.lesainttropez.comSpezzo Restorante140 York Blvd. Richmond Hill 905-886-9703Live jazz Every Saturday.www.spezzo.comStatlers Piano Lounge487 Church Street 416-962-1209www.statlersonchurch.comMAIN FLOOR: NO COVEREvery Mon Curtains Down Cabaret Dpen Micwith Jenni Burke & Michael Barber; EveryTue A Gathering with a Goddess; Every WedJulie Michels and Kevin Barrett; Every ThuOpen Mic with Anne-Marie Leonard; EveryFri/Sat Live Vocal Jazz & Pop (Calendar onwebsite}; Every Sun Music Brunch at lpmStatler's Upstairs Cabaret. Polar IceLounge, 2nd Floor of Statlers. LIMITED SEAT·ING, Cover Charge + minimum. Mostshows 60-90 minutes starting at Bpm. No lateadmittance. Reservations: 416-962-1209.Detailed listings at Grill, The51 B Winchester 416-967-6565www.stonegrillonwinchester.comEvery Sun Jazz Brunch with Archie Alleyne,Artie Roth and Special GuestsTen Feet Tall1381 Danforth Avenue, 416-778-7333www.tenfeettall.caFirst Saturday of each month Live R&B 9pmSunday Jazz Matinee 3:30-6:30NO COVERMar 1 laura Hubert & Peter Hill Mar 1 LisaParticelli's Girls Night Out 7-10. Mar 8 Rita diGhent. Mar 15 Sarah John Trio. Mar 22Kingsley Etienne. Mar 29 Pat Murray andMichael Shand.Tequila Bookworm512 Queen Street West 416-603· 7335Modern/Experimental Jazz Monday, Thursday,Saturday at 9pm, PWYCMar 2 Aaron leaney (sax/keyboard} & ColinFisher (sax/guitar}, Stellar Waves. Mar 5 MaxSenitt Y Sus Amigos. Mar 7 Free Boat Rent·als. Mar 9 Guitarist Kevin Black. Mar 12 EliBennett Duarte!. Mar 14 Free Boat Rentals.Mar 16 Alaniaris. Mar 19 Free Boat Rentals.Mar 21 Griffith Hiltz Trio. Mar 23 LowellWhitty's Pot luck. Mar 26 Freeboat Rentals.Mar 28 New Clear Trio. Mar 30 See ThroughTrio.Trane Studio964 Bathurst St. 416-913-8197www.tranestudio.comListings unavailable at press time, see websitefor updates.Tranzac292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137www.tranzac.orgLive music every night, various styles: fulllistings at www.tranzac.orgEvery Sat Jamzac Open Acoustic Jam 3pmEvery Mon Angela Bower: Christine Bougieand Dafydd Hughes 7pm; Every Mon OpenMic Music Nights with Guest Hosts, TOpm;Every Tue St. Dirt Elementary School7:30pm; Every Fri The Foolish Things, 5pmMar 8 Lina Allemano Four 10:30 Mar 27Ryan Driver Ouartet 1 Opm.Zemra Bar & Lounge778 St. Clair Ave. W 416-651-3123www.zemrabarlounge.comEvery Wed Open Mic and JamEvery Fri Live Music Fridays: Mar 6 AnthonyGiambrone. Mar 13 James Alan & Guests.Mar 20 Sabor Latin Jazz Big Band. Mar 27Errol Fisher Jazz, Blues & Motown.40 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE . COM M A RCH 1 - A PRI L 7 2009

SECTION 4: announcements,masterclasses, etceteraANNOUNCEMENTS*March 7 1:00-5:00: Canadian Children'sOpera Company. Open House. Hear all fivedivisions of choruses "in action". Includesguest workshops, props making & dramaclasses; a Make-an-Opera workshop; bakesale; displays; merchandise; audition information.Dean Burry & Sophia Perlman, workshopleaders. First Unitarian Church, 175 St. ClairAve. West. 416-366-0467.*March 1810am-1:00: Royal CanadianCollege of Organists, Toronto Centre. Pedals,Pipes, and Pizza. Find out how the organworks, hear it played, have a chance to play ityourself, & even walk around inside it. Pizzalunch; all ages welcome. Glenview PresbyterianChurch, 1 Glenview Ave. RSVP appreciated(but not required): 416-923-8714 x208. Free.*March 20 7:30-9:30: Canadian Coalitionfor Farm Animals. Spring Equinox CelebrationFundraiser. Evening of dance & music.Gary Diggins, Laura Nashman & Friends, per·formers. Cultural Arts and Education Centre,918 Bathurst St. 416-924-8180. .*March 29 5:00-8:30: Sinfonia Italia, be/la musical Fine dining, true talesof musical adventures told by Nurhan Arman;silent auction; music by Sinfonia quartet.Grano Restaurant, 2035 Yonge St. 416-499·0403. ( tax deductible receipt).*April 4 6:30: Toronto Operetta Theatre. AMusical Journey on the Blue Danube. TOT's14'" annual fundraising dinner, concert &dance party. Join us for a champagne recep·tion, 3-course dinner, silent auction, concertfeaturing TOT stars, and dancing to Jossy andhis Orchestra. Grand Ballroom, Toronto MarriottDowntown Eaton Centre. 416-922-2912.5 (income tax receipt issued).LECTURES/SYMPOSIA*March 7 7:30: Toronto Gilbert and SullivanSociety. Talk on Julian Slade, composerof Salad Days, with music. St. Andrew'sChurch, 117 Bloor St. E. 416-763-0832. .*March 19 12:10: University of TorontoFaculty of Music. Traveling Music: MulatyAstatke and the Genesis of Ethio-Jazz. Lectureby Kay Kaufman Shelemay. Walter Hall, 80Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.*March 20 2:00: RCM. One of a 5.Part LectureSeries on Beethoven. Anton Kuerti speaksfrom the piano and shares his interpretiveinsights into these staples of the piano cancer·to repertoire. 273 Bloor St. West. 416-408·2824 x321.Free.*March 20 - 22: Guitar Society of Toronto.l ' Annual Toronto Guitar Symposium. lnclMarch 20 Bpm: Laura Young (see concertlistings); March 21 10:30am-12 noon: Lee·ture: Historical Recordings of Guitar Greats;March 21 1 pm-5pm: Master class by LauraYoung; March 21 8:00: Pavel Steidl (seeconcert listings); March 22 1pm-5pm: Mas·ter class, Pavel Steidl. Lecture & master classesat: Dining Hall, Faculty of Music Annex, 90Wellesley St. W. 416-922-8002. All-eventregistration ( before March 13). lndiv.master classes for auditors; lecture .*March 22 2:00: Toronto Opera Club. Everythingyou wanted to know about ConceptOpera but were afraid to ask; staging opera inthe 21st century. Guest speaker: directorMichael Patrick Albano. An audio/visual presentation.CDs to be won. Room 330, EdwardJohnson Bldg, 80 Queen's Park. 416-924·3940. (non-members).• April 2 12:10: U of T Faculty of Music.Lecture by Maria Schneider, Roger D. MooreDistinguished Visitor in Composition. WalterHall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.• April 3 2:00: RCM. 5-Part Lecture Serieson Beethoven. Anton Kuerti speaks from thepiano, sharing his interpretive insights into thepiano concerto repertoire. 273 Bloor St. West.416-408-2824 x321. Free.• April 4 7:30: Toronto Gilbert and SullivanSociety. True Characters. Was the Ma·jar-General based on a real person? Find out!St. Andrew's Church, 117 Bloor St. East.416-763-0832. .• April 6 8:00: Toronto Wagner Society.Opera Canada at 50: Celebrating Canada's GrandWagn1Yian Traditiln from Vick1Ys to Heppner.Wayne Gooding, presenter. Arts and Letters Club,14 Elm Street. www.torontowagner.orgMASTER CLASSES*March 112:00 noon: University of WesternOntario. Chamber music masterclass ledby cellist Simon Fryer. Music Building Room345, University of Western Ontario, London.519-661-2043. Free.*March 1 time tba: Drillia Wind Ensemble.Flute master class with Sergio Pallottelli.Players at all levels welcome. Venue tba. Toregister: 705-327-3105.• March 2 time tba: RCM. Piano masterclass with John O'Conor. 273 Bloor St. West.416-408-2824 x321.Free.*March 6 3:10: U of T Faculty of MusicJazz Studies. Ken Page Master Class Series.Master class with Jim Lewis & Frank LozanoQuintet. Boyd Neel Room, 80 Queen's Park.416-978-3744. Free and open to the public.*March 6 5:30: University of WesternOntario. Masterclass with violinist VasileBeluska. Talbot College, Room 101, UWO,London. 519-661-2043. Free.• March 7 11 :35am: York University Dept.of Music. French Melodies masterclass withNathalie Paulin. Tribute Communities RecitalHall, Accolade East, YU, 4700 Keele St.416- 736-2100 ext 22926. Free.*March 13 time tba: RCM. Piano masterclass with Anton Kuerti. 273 Bloor St. West.416-408·2824x321. Free.*March 15, 22,29; April 5 2:00-5:30: Sing·ing Studio of Deborah Staiman. Masterclass in musical theatre/audition preparation,using textual analysis and other interpretativetools for the "sung monologue". Yonge &Eglinton area · please call for exact location.416·483-9532,*March 20 time tba: RCM. Voice masterclass with Constanza Cuccaro; piano masterclass with Kolja Lessing. 273 Bloor St. West.416-408-2824 x321.Free.*March 23, 24 12:10: U of T Faculty ofMusic. Voice master class with Edith Wiens.Walter Hall (23rd). Geiger Torel Rm (24th), 80Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.*March 25 1:30: University of WesternOntario. Masterclass with pianist JuhaniLagerspetz. Talbot College, Room 101, UWO,London. 519-661-2043. Free.*March 27 time tba: RCM. Piano masterclass with Louis Lortie. 273 Bloor St. West.416-408·2824 x321.Free.• April 1 7:00: Long & McOuade/ YorkBrass Instruments. Cornet and trumpet virtuosoRichard Marshall in recital and masterclass. Full line of York brass instruments onsite for trial. Victoria College Chapel. 2ndFloor, Room 213, 91 Charles St. West. 416·249-6553. Free.WORKSHOPS*March 1 9:00am-4:00: Toronto EarlyMusic Players Organization. Consortingwith Recorder. Workshop led by Joris vanGoethem and Bart Spanhove of the FlandersRecorder Quartet. Bring your recorders &stand; music available at the door. ArmourHeights Community Centre, 2140 AvenueRoad. 705-653-5480, 416-537-3733. .*March 1 2:00: CAMMAC, Toronto Region.Singers, instrumentalists invited. A read·ing of Schubert's Mass in A flat under leader·ship of Eric Gero. Elliott Hall, Christ ChurchDeer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-421 -0779. O(non-members), members/students free.*March 7 10am-5pm: Canadian League ofComposers/La Ligue canadienne des compositeurs.Cultivating Your Career: A workshopfor composers at all stages of their careers.Presenters' Panel includes: JenniferWaring, Lawrence Cherney, Darren Copeland;Jonathan Bunce, moderator. Composers' Pan-MarketPlace: Restaurant, Home and · Professional .el includes: Victor Davies, Michael Colgrass,Micheline Roi, James Rolfe; Jason Van Eyk,moderator. Music Gallery, 197 John St. 416·964-1364, 877-964-1364. CLC members:(reg), (sl); non-CLC members:(reg), (st - includes one-year member·ship in CLC); half-day rate available.*March 7 2:30-5:00: CAMMAC, TorontoRegion. Workshop in Spanish dance, led byEsmeralda Enrique. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre,427 Bloor St. West. Please register by March2: 416-925-6182. (non-member),(member), group rate.*March 18 7:30: Toronto Shapenote Singingfrom Sacred Harp. Beginners welcome.Music Room, Bloor Street United Church, 300Bloor St. W. (at Huron). 416· 922-7997*March 20 9am-3:30: Canadian OperaCompany. March Break Workshop. An operain a day' Spend a day with CDC artist-educatorsin the recreation of Dvorak's Rusalka.Participants learn the songs, adapt the story,create the costumes and perform their productionfor family and friends at the end of theworkshop. For ages 7 to 12. Joey and TobyTanenbaum Opera Centre, 227 Front St. E.To register: 416-306-2392. .*March 20 7:15-10pm: Recorder Players'Society. Recorder and/or other early instrumentplayers, participate in small, informalgroups (uncoached) to play Renaissance andCommensal Vegetarian RestaurantLive Jazz Friday and Saturday Evenings655 Bay St. (entrance on Elm Street)Validated Parking after 6pm 416-596-9364www.commensal.caM ARCH 1 - APRI L 7 2009KENSINGTON CARPET S INC.DIRECT IMPORTERS/ LIQUIDATORSPersian, Indian, Chinese, Pakistani and Broadloom• Add beauty and warmth to your room• Looks great unde·r:your ·piano• Absorbs sound - music sounds better• Enhances your ability to perform· • Up to 75% off. Shop around and compare!193 Baldwin St., Toronto 41 6-260-1144WWW. THEWHOLENOTE .COM$? .> NEED HELP WITH YOUR TAXES?Specializing in personal, business,partnership, and corporate tax returnsincluding prior years and adjustments.Call Norm Pulker905-830-2985npulker@rogers.comfax: 905-830-9810• free consultation• accurate work• pickup & deliveryarranged41

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