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Volume 15 Issue 10 - July/August 2010

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Miguel, Kim Churchill, Lynn Miles, and otherartists.July 17 11:00 to 9:00: Day Two. See July 16.July 18 11:00 to 6:00: Day Three. See July 16Stratford Summer MusicStratford, ONJuly 19-August 22519-271-2101www.stratfordsummermusic.caBC = Balzac’s Coffee, 149 Ontario St.CC = City Centre, 1 Wellington St.CUC = Central United Church, 194 AvondaleAve.LQP = Lower Queen’s Park, Lakeside Dr.MB = Music Barge, Lake VictoriaPR = Pazzo Ristorante, 70 Ontario St.RR = Rundles Restaurant, 9 Cobourg St.StAC = St. Andrew’s Church, 25 St. AndrewSt.StJ = St. James Church, 41 Mornington St.July 19 9:00pm: Music Along the Avon andGrand Illuminations. LQP. Free.July 20 7:00: Ben Heppner in recital. Ben Heppner,tenor; John Hess, piano. StAC. .July 22: 11:15am: A Salute to Edward Johnson.Ben Heppner, tenor; John Hess, piano.StAC. .July 22 12:30: Bargemusic: Langley Ukulele Ensemble.MB. Free.July 23 11:15am: A Salute to Edward Johnson.Ben Heppner, tenor; John Hess, piano.StAC. .July 23 12:30: Bargemusic: Langley Ukulele Ensemble.MB. Free.July 23 9:00: Jazz Legends at Pazzo. GuidoBasso with Mike Murley Trio. PR. .July 24 11:00am: Bach at Rundles. Cello SuiteNo.1. Winona Zelenka, cello. RR. .50 (includeslunch).July 24 11:15am: A Salute to Edward Johnson.Ben Heppner, tenor; John Hess, piano.StAC. .July 24 12:30 & 3:00: Bargemusic: LangleyUkulele Ensemble. MB. Free.July 24 9:00: Jazz Legends at Pazzo. GuidoBasso with Mike Murley Trio. PR. .July 24 11:30pm: Cabaret at the Church. BruceDow. CR. ; (with dinner).July 25 11:00am: Bach at Rundles. Cello SuiteNo.1. Winona Zelenka, cello. RR. .50 (includeslunch).July 25 12:30 & 3:00: Bargemusic: PortugueseHeritage Band Project. MB. Free.July 25 7:30: National Youth Orchestra of Canada.Jacques Lacombe, conductor; guest: BenHeppner. CUC. -.July 29 11:15am: Here’s to Canada and OurHeritage. Majoya Organ Duo. St.J. .July 29 12:30: Bargemusic: Caledonian FiddleOrchestra of Nova Scotia. MB. Free.July 30 11:15am: Here’s to Canada and OurFriends. Majoya Organ Duo. St.J. .July 30 12:30: Bargemusic. Caledonian FiddleOrchestra of Nova Scotia. MB. Free.July 30 9:00: Jazz Legends at Pazzo. PeterAppleyard, vibes, and guests. PR. .July 31 11:15am: Musical Memoirs. Majoya OrganDuo. St.J. .July 31 12:30 & 3:00: Bargemusic. CaledonianFiddle Orchestra of Nova Scotia. MB. Free.July 31 9:00: Jazz Legends at Pazzo. PeterAppleyard, vibes, and guests. PR. .July 31 11:30pm: Cabaret at the Church. BruceDow. CR. ; (with dinner).August 1 11:00am: Bach at Rundles. CelloC. Summer FestivalsSuite No.2. Winona Zelenka, cello. RR. SOLDOUT.August 1 12:30 & 3:00: Bargemusic. Oh MyDarling. Country music. MB. Free.August 1 2:00: 20 Favourite Hymns of All Time.Christopher Dawes, organ; and guests artists.StJ. $10.August 5 11:15am: Made in Canada PianoQuartet. Works by Mozart and Schumann.Guest: Benjamin Bowman, violin. StA. .August 5 12:30: Bargemusic: Reload. 1960srock. MB Free.August 6 11:15am: Made in Canada PianoQuartet. Works by Mozart and Brahms. Guest:Benjamin Bowman, violin. StA. .August 6 12:30: Bargemusic: Reload. 1960srock. MB. Free.August 6 4:00: MyAudia Act I. Hatch. Interactiveopera on the streets of Stratford. CCFree.August 6 9:00: Jazz Legends at Pazzo. GeneDiNovi, piano. PR. .August 7 11:00am: Bach at Rundles. CelloSuite No.3. Winona Zelenka, cello. RR. .50(includes lunch).August 7 11:15am: Made in Canada PianoQuartet. Works by Mozart and Dvorak. Guest:Benjamin Bowman, violin. StA. .August 7 12:30: MyAudia Act II. Hatch. Interactiveopera on the streets of Stratford. CCFree.August 7 12:30: Bargemusic: Reload. 1960srock. MB. Free.August 7 9:00: Jazz Legends at Pazzo. GeneDiNovi, piano. PR. .August 7 11:30pm: Cabaret at the Church.Sean Cullen. CR. ; (with dinner).August 8 8:00am: MyAudia Act III. Hatch.Interactive opera on the streets of Stratford.CC Free.August 8 11:00am: Bach at Rundles. CelloSuite No.3. Winona Zelenka, cello. RR. SOLDOUT.August 8 12:30 & 3:00: Bargemusic. RhythmPlus. Caribbean calypso. MB. Free.August 8 7:30: Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus.StA. .August 12 11:15am: Salute to Chopin’s BicentennaryI. Jan Lisiecki, piano; Tokai String Quartet.StA. .August 12 12:30: Bargemusic: Swamperella.Cajun music. MB. Free.August 13 10:30am: Coffee Cantata. Bach.BC. $10.August 13 11:15am: Salute to Chopin’s BicentennaryII. Jan Lisiecki, piano; Tokai String Quartet.StA. .August 13 12:30: Bargemusic: Swamperella.Cajun music. MB. Free.August 13 4:00: MyAudia Act I. Hatch. Interactiveopera on the streets of Stratford. CC.Free.August 13 9:00: Jazz Legends at Pazzo. PhilNimmons, clarinet; and David Braid, piano.PR. .August 14 10:30am: Coffee Cantata. Bach.BC. $10.August 14 11:00am: Bach at Rundles. CelloSuite No.4. Winona Zelenka, cello. RR. .50(includes lunch).August 14 11:15am: Salute to Chopin’s BicentennaryII. Jan Lisiecki, piano; Tokai String Quartet.StA. .August 14 12:30: MyAudia Act II. Hatch. Interactiveopera on the streets of Stratford. CC.Free.August 14 12:30 & 3:00: Bargemusic:Swamperella. Cajun music. MB. Free.August 14 9:00: Jazz Legends at Pazzo. PhilNimmons, clarinet; and David Braid, piano.PR. .August 14 11:30pm: Cabaret at the Church.John Miller presents highlights from 10 seasons.CR. ; (with dinner).August 15 8:00: MyAudia Act III. Hatch. Interactiveopera on the streets of Stratford. CC.Free.August 15 10:30am: Coffee Cantata. Bach.BC. $10.August 15 11:00am: Bach at Rundles. CelloSuite No.4. Winona Zelenka, cello. RR. SOLDOUT.August 15 12:30 & 3:00: Bargemusic: Jeng YiKorean Drummers. MB. Free.August 15 7:30: Quartetto Gelato. StA. .August 19 11:15am: Pius Cheung, marimba.StA. $10.August 19 12:30: Bargemusic: Tivoli BoysGuard Band. MB. Free.August 20 10:30am: The Cappuccino Cantata.Bawk. BC. Free.August 20 11:15am: Marc Djokic, violin; Anne-Julie Caron, marimba. StA. $10.August 20 12:30: Bargemusic: Tivoli BoysGuard Band. MB. Free.August 20 4:00: MyAudia Act I. Hatch. Interactiveopera on the streets of Stratford. CC.Free.August 20 9:00: Jazz Legends at Pazzo. DaveYoung, bass; and Robi Botos, piano. PR. .August 21 10:15am: The Cappuccino Cantata.Bawk. BC. Free.August 21 11:00am: Bach at Rundles. CelloSuite No.5. Winona Zelenka, cello. RR. .50(includes lunch).August 21 11:15am: Stephen Runge, piano.StA. $10.August 21 12:30: MyAudia Act II. Hatch. Interactiveopera on the streets of Stratford. CC.Free.August 21 12:30 & 3:00: Bargemusic: TivoliBoys Guard Band. MB. Free.August 21 9:00: Jazz Legends at Pazzo. DaveYoung, bass; and Robi Botos, piano. PR. .August 21 11:30pm: Cabaret at the Church. MichaelTherriault and guests. CR. ; (withdinner).August 22 8:00am: MyAudia Act III. Hatch.Interactive opera on the streets of Stratford.CC. Free.August 22 10:15am: The Cappuccino Cantata.Bawk. BC. Free.August 22 11:00am: Bach at Rundles. CelloSuite No.6. Winona Zelenka, cello. RR. .50(includes lunch).August 22 12:30: Bargemusic: Stratford PolicePipes and Drums.August 22 7:30: Orchestre de la Francophonie.Jean-Philippe Tremblay, conductor; guests:Jackie Richardson and Canadian jazz legends.CUC. -.Summerfolk FestivalOwen Sound ONAugust 20-22519-371-2995www.summerfolk.orgArtists include Sarah Harmer, Lennie Gallant,Larry Jensen, Sheehsam and Lotus, Artisan,Blue Moose and the Unbuttoned Zippers,Caracol, Danny Brooks, Poor Angus, Chuck &Albert, Mose Scarlett, Ian Robb, Grit Laskin,and others.Symphony in the BarnDurham ONJuly 4-August 14519-369-8137www.symphonyinthebarn.comAll concerts at Glencolton Farms, Concession 2,Durham. Tickets are .July 4 3:30: Village Harmony. Teen world musicensemble sings music from Bulgaria, Corsica,Quebec and USA.July 11 8:00: Hard Ride. Country and blues.July 23 8:00: Jayme Stone.July 30 8:00: Summer Classical Showpiece.July 31 2:00 & 8:00: Summer ClassicalShowpiece.August 1 2:00: Summer Classical Showpiece.August 2 2:00: Chamber Concert.August 6 8:00: Klezmer!August 7 8:00: Symphony Concert.August 8 2:00: Surprise Serenade.August 13 2:00: Blues in the Barn. FeaturingBig Bad Wolf.August 14 2:00: The Oddville Picture Show.“Silent musical” set to music and narrated byJenny Parsons and Steven Morel.TD Irie Music FestivalTorontoJuly 30-August 2www.iriemusicfestival.comFor daily details see Listings Section A (Torontoand GTA).TD Montreal Intl Jazz FestivalMontreal QCJune 25-July 61-888-515-0515www.montrealjazzfest.comThis prominent festival features such artistsas the Artie Shaw Orchestra , Brandi Disterheft,John Zorn, Laurie Anderson, Lou Reed, andmany others.TD Ottawa Jazz FestivalOttawa, ONJune 24-July 41-888-226-4495www.ottawajazzfestival.comJuly 1 11:00am to 10:30: Jill Zmud; Bluesberries;Tambura Rasa; Shad; Lorraine Desmarais;Elliott Brood; Owen Pallett; John Geggie;Nick Fraser; Nancy Walker.July 2 12:00 noon to 10:30: MAM; EastSide Septet; The Souljazz Orchestra; GordGrdina’s Box Cutter with Francois Houle; NewYork Voices; Javon Jackson with Les McCann;James Farm featuring Joshua Redman; AaronParks, Matt Penman, and Ari Hoenig; Tord Gustavsen;Bonobo; John Geggie; Nick Fraser; NancyWalker.July 3 12:00 noon to 10:30: Servantes; EliseLetourneau Quartet; New Orleans Express; FredHersch; NEeMA; Dave Brubeck and the NationalArts Centre Orchestra; Neil Cowley Trio; Gypsophilia;John Geggie; Nick Fraser; Nancy Walker.July 4 12:00 noon to 10:30: Magnolia RhythmKings; Mermaid Beach; Helen Glover Quintet;Tom Harrell Quintet; Christian Scott; KellyleeEvans; Tomasz Stanko; Richard Bona;42 THEWHOLENOTE.COMJuly 1 - September 7, 2010

Composer’s Collective; Sharon Jones and theDap-Kings; John Geggie; Nick Fraser; NancyWalker.TD SunfestLondon, ONJuly 8-11519-672-1522www.sunfest.on.caFree concerts in Victoria Park. Paid concert seriesat Aeolian Performing Arts and Hilton GrandBallroom.Artists include Alegres Ambulancias de Palenque,Alejandra Ribera, Bambara Trans, BrendaEarle, Chiwoniso, Cory Weeds Quintet, DappTheory, Gypsophilia, Jaffa Road, Les Tireuxd’Roches, Mr. Something Something, OrchestreSeptentrional D’haiti, Klezmatics, and others.TD Toronto Jazz FestivalTorontoJune 25-July 4416-928-2033www.torontojazz.comFor daily details see Listings Section A (Torontoand GTA).For club listings see Listings Section D (In theClubs).Toronto Music GardenTorontoJuly 1-September 2416-973-4000www.harbourfrontcentre.com/torontomusicgardenFor daily details see Listings Section A (Torontoand GTA): July 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 22, 25, 29, August5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29, September 2.Toronto Summer Music FestivalTorontoJuly 20-August 14416-408-0208www.tsmaf.caFor daily details see Listings Section A (Torontoand GTA): July 20-24, 27-31, August 3-7, 10-13.Trout Forest Music FestivalEar Falls, ONAugust 13-15866-876-8833www.troutfest.comAll concerts in Ear Falls Waterfront Park, Hwy.105.Artists include Matt Andersen, Oh Susanna,Fred Eaglesmith, Troy MacGillivary & ShaneCook, Digging Roots, Kinnie Starr, Keith Dyck,Leeroy Stagger, Annabelle Chvostek, RomiMayes, Ben Spencer, Chris Carmichael, ChristinaMartin, Del Barber, Kristin Sweetland, DustRhinos and others.Uptown Waterloo JazzWaterloo, ONJuly 16-18519-885-1921www.uptownwaterloojazz.caMainstage: Waterloo City Hall Parking Lot.Satellite Stage: Waterloo Public Square.July 16 12:00 noon to 4:15: Day One, SatelliteStage. Andriy Tikhonov, Jazz for Kids, TopPocket.July 16 6:00 to 10:30: Day One, Mainstage.Paula Gardin, Johana Sillanpaa, Sophie Milman.July 17 12:00 noon to 4:00: Day Two, SatelliteStage. Jason White Trio, Tim Lewis,Cadence.July 17 1:30-10:30: Day Two, Mainstage. Cadence,Kingsley Ettienne, Macondo Quartet,Adrean Farrugia & Ricochet, Canefire, MattDusk.July 18 12:00 noon to 4:15: Day Three, Mainstage.Uptown Waterloo Jazz Festival YoungMusicians, Kira Callahan and the Jazz ConnectionBig Band, Jake Langley.Vancouver Early Music FestivalVancouver BCJuly 25-August 14604-732-1610www.earlymusic.bc.caPerformances take place on the UBC campus.Featured artists include Nouvel Opera de Montreal,the Whole Noyse, Early Music Vancouver’sBaroque Festival Players, and others.Westben Arts FestivalCampbellford, ONJune 11-August 81-877-883-5777www.westben.caAll performances take place in the FestivalBarn, 6698 County Rd. 30, Campbellford.July 2 2:00: The Magic Flute. Mozart. UBCOpera Ensemble and Westben Festival Orchestra.; $15; . Also July 3, 4 and 6.July 6 7:00: Brian Manker, cello. Principal cellistof the Montreal Symphony performing threeof Bach’s solo cello suites.July 8 2:00: Rose of England. Songs by Novello,and G&S. Mark DuBois, tenor. .50; (sr);$15(st).July 10 2:00: Romancing the Piano. Chopin andSchumann. Lauren Segal, mezzo; Brian Finley& Leonard Gilbert, pianos. .50; (sr);$15(st).July 11 2:00: Elmer Iseler Singers. .50;(sr); $15(st).July 13 7:00: Quartet for the End of Time. Schubert:Shepherd on the Rock; Messiaen: Quartetfor the End of Time. Gryphon Trio. .50;(sr); $15(st).July 17 2:00: Women of Shakespeare. ChickReid, actor; Donna Bennett, soprano; Brian Finley,piano. .50; (sr); $15(st).July 18 2:00: Shakespeare’s Songbook. TorontoConsort. .50; (sr); $15(st).July 20 7:00: Piano Recital. Robert Silverman,piano. .50; (sr); $15(st).July 22 2:00: Lovin’ Dat Hammerstein! Broadwaysongs. Virginia Hatfield, soprano; MarianneBindig, mezzo; Keith Klassen, tenor; Alex Dobson,baritone. .50; (sr); $15(st). AlsoJuly 23-25, 29, 30.July 27 7:00: Vocal Recital. Songs by VaughanWilliams, Britten, and others. Brett Polegato,baritone; Robert Kortgaard, piano. .50;(sr); $15(st).July 30 7:30: Sisters of Sheynville. All-female“swing-klezmer.” .50; (sr); $15(st).July 31 2:00: Sultans of String. Latin, Gypsyjazz,Middle Eastern, and folk. .50; (sr);$15(st).August 1 2:00: Appleyard & Friends. Classicjazz. .50; (sr); $15(st).August 6 7:30: Don Ross & Jimmy Wahlsteen..50; (sr); $15(st).ori’s StoriesSmart Alexes and MoreTranzac on Saturday August 7 from 6:30-8:30pm. (www.tranzac.org)Great news for Danforth jazz fans! Now in its second year, the“Mosaic Does Jazz in the Park” festival will spotlight the diversity ofthe jazz genre throughout the summer, every Wednesday, July 7-September1 inclusive, rain or shine, from 6-9pm in the Robertson Parkette,just west of Coxwell Avenue. This free event is open to all localresidents as well as jazz enthusiasts from across Toronto. Everyoneis encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket, and vendors fromlocal businesses will be on-hand to provide food and refreshments tothe listening audience. Acts in the series include Rick Lazar’s SambaSquad, Heather Bambrick and Jane Bunnett; and do not miss therarely heard treat that is Michael Danso (www.michaeldanso.com), aspectacular vocalist and irresistible entertainer, appearing on WednesdayAugust 11 from 6-9pm at the Mosaic Does Jazz in the ParkFestival.Not only will it be a full moon, but a “Political Party” whenJAZZ.FM91 on-air host and man-about-town Jaymz Bee will host anevent on Tuesday August 24 at the Old Mill Inn that takes place ineight different rooms! The Dining Room and Home Smith Bar willfeature jazz, and other rooms will showcase folk, avante-garde, comor I d A G A nAlex Pangman isn’t the only jazz-singing Alex in town. A recentgraduate of Humber College, jazz/pop/funk vocalist Alex Taitis a versatile musician and luminous composer with many influencesranging from Jaco Pastorius to Björk Guðmundsdóttir. Be sureto check out Miss Tait’s Toronto Jazz Festival debut on July 2 at TenFeet Tall 9pm-midnight, with three aces accompanying: Ted Quinlanon guitar, Roberto Occhipinti on bass and Ethan Ardelli on drums.Pay-what-you-can, limited seating, reservations recommended. (www.tenfeettall.ca)Yet another sensational singer by the same first name is Alex Samaras,a young musician taking the scene by storm with his impeccabletaste, flawless technique and penchant for challenging material. FridayJuly 9 at Gate 403 5-8pm he will be singing songs by StephenSondheim, specifically “Sweeney Todd & Beyond” with Ernesto Cervinion drums, Bram Gielen on bass and Tyson Kerr on piano. (www.gate403.com)An experimenter in everything from blues to hip hop, vocalistcomposerRita di Ghent has recently assembled Rita and her Jump &Soul Seven, an irresistibly exuberant slice of old-school, with guitarist/arrangerMartin Loomer, Bob Brough on tenor, Bobby Hsu on alto,Brendan Davis on bass, Don Laws on trombone, Jake Wilkinson ontrumpet and Drew Austin on drums. Don’t miss ‘em Tuesday July 13at The Reservoir Lounge 7-9pm. (www.reservoirlounge.com)For some contemporary instrumentaljazz with an edge, check out up-andcomingreedman Jeff LaRochelle, aHumber College student with a bold toneon the horn. His group is playing TequilaBookworm on Saturday July 31from 9pm-midnight. The quintet: La-Rochelle on clarinet and tenor saxophone,Sabine Ndalamba on guitar, BoraLim on keys, Julian Anderson-Bowes onacoustic bass and Eric West on drums.(tequilabookworm.blogspot.com)Not so much a jazzer as a fiercelyfree improviser, another young musicianto listen for is pianist Avesta Nakhaei. Aproud member of the Association of ImprovisingMusicians in Toronto, the YorkUniversity music grad approaches musicwith an astounding effortlessness andendless imagination. He performs at TheJeff LaRochelle.PHOTO Ori dagaNJuly 1 - September 7, 2010 THEWHOLENOTE.COM 43

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