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Volume 15 Issue 9 - June 2010

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Side Septet; The Souljazz Orchestra; GordGrdina’s Box Cutter with Francois Houle;New York Voices; Javon Jackson with LesMcCann; James Farm featuring JoshuaRedman; Aaron Parks Matt Penman, and AriHoenig; Tord Gustavsen; Bonobo; John Geggie;Nick Fraser; Nancy Walker.July 3 12:00 noon to 10:30: Servantes;Elise Letourneau Quartet; New OrleansExpress; Fred Hersch; NEeMA; Dave Brubeckand the National Arts Centre Orchestra; NeilCowley Trio; Gypsophilia; John Geggie; NickFraser; Nancy Walker.July 4 12:00 noon to 10:30: MagnoliaRhythm Kings; Mermaid Beach; Helen GloverQuintet; Tom Harrell Quintet; ChristianScott; Kellylee Evans; Tomasz Stanko;Richard Bona; Composer’s Collective; SharonJones and the Dap-Kings; John Geggie; NickFraser; Nancy Walker.TD Toronto Jazz FestivalTorontoJune 25-July 4416-928-2033www.torontojazz.comFor daily concert listings see Listings SectionA (GTA): June 26-July 4.For club listings see Listings Section D (Inthe Clubs).Toronto Music GardenTorontoJuly 1-September 2416-973-4000www.harbourfrontcentre.com/whatson/torontomusicgarden.cfmFor daily details see Listings Section A(GTA): July 1.Tottenham Bluegrass FestivalTottenham Conservation Area, 4th LineNew Tecumseth, OntarioJune 18-20905-936-4100/1-888-886-4566www.tottenhambluegrass.caJune 18 6:30 to 10:45: Day One. HometownBluegrass; Janet McGarry & Wildwood;Bluegrass Edition; Canucky BluegrassBoys; Rhyme n Reason; and other artists..June 19 11:00am to 10:45pm: Day Two.See Jun 18.June 20 11:00am to 3:30pm: Day Three.See Jun 18.Wasaga Beach FestivalBeach Area 1, Wasaga BeachNottawasaga, OntarioJune 26-27416-698-2152www.wasagabeachfest.comJune 26 12:00 noon to 10:00: Day One.Jake Differ; Toronto All-Star Big Band; TheHits Parade 2010; Menew; Caché. Free.June 27 12:00 noon to 6:00: Day Two.Jake Differ; Jeff Young & the MuskokaRoads Band; Jason Wilson; the Mighty Pope;Dr. Draw. Free.Waterfront Blues FestivalTorontoJune 4-6416-698-2152www.waterfrontblues.caFor daily details see Listings Section A(GTA). June 4-6.Westben Arts FestivalWestben Barn, 6698 County Rd. 30Campbellford, OntarioJune 11-August 81-877-883-5777www.westben.caJune 11 7:30: The Selfish Giant. Finley &Tizzard. Donna Bennett, soprano; GabriellePrata, mezzo; Robert Longo, baritone. ;$15; . Also June 12, 13, 18, 19 and 20.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: Cello Suites. Three selectedsuites by Bach. Brian Manker, cello. .50;; $15.World Routes FestivalHarbourfront Centre235 Queen’s QuayTorontoJuly 1-September 6For daily details see Listings Section A(GTA): July 1.Xerox RochesterInternational Jazz FestivalRochester, NYJune 11-19585-454-2060www.rochesterjazz.comJune 11 4:30 to 10:30: Rochester AreaHigh School Jazz Bands; Billy’s Band; JeremyPelt Quintet; Mose Allison; Dave RivelloEnsemble; ECMS Jazz Combo; MichaelKaeshammer; Lynne Arriale; Hazmat Modine;Oberg/Petrescu Quartet; Gladys Knight;Sauce Boss; Stan Tracey Trio; Lynne ArrialeTrio; Earl Pickens and Family; Jeremy PeltQuintet; Bob Sneider Trio.June 12 4:30 to 10:30: Smugtown Stompers;Rochester Area High School Jazz Bands;Catherine Russell; Michael Kaeshammer;Jazz Contingent Big Band; ECMS JazzCombo; Billy’s Band; Somi Max; TerryClarke Trio; Brass Jaw Christ Church; MickHayes Band; Filthy Funk; Torben Waldorff;Blaggards; Keb’ Mo’; Hazmat Modine; BrassJaw; Los Lonely Boys; Filthy Funk; TorbenWaldorff Group; Hazmat; Bob Sneider Trio.June 13 2:00 to 10:30: Smugtown Stompers;Rochester Area High School Jazz Bands;Charnett Moffett Trio; Eastman Jazz PerformanceWorkshop Honors Unit 1; ChuchitoValdes; Antonio Ciacca Trio; ViktoriaTolstoy; Jack Allen Big Band; Katie ThirouxTrio; Stefan Karlsson Trio; Christine Ohlman& Rebel Montez; Bassekou Kouyate & NgoniBa; Tommy Smith & Brian Kellock; DmitryBaevsky Quartet; Ted Michaels Quartet“JazzTwist”; Bob Sneider Trio.June 14 4:30 to 10:30: Rochester AreaHigh School Jazz Bands; Stanley Jordan;Eastman Jazz Performance WorkshopHonors Unit 2; Giorgio Ferrera Quartet; RickHolland/Evan Dobbins Big Band; BassekouKouyate & Ngoni Ba; Janet Planet; HilarioDuran Trio; Viktoria Tolstoy; Jazz ScholarshipsPerformance; Trombone Shorty; RyanQuigley Sextet; Robin McKelle; Fred Costello& Company; Bob Sneider Trio.June 15 4:30 to 10:30: Rochester AreaHigh School Jazz Bands; Trombone Shorty;Russell Malone Quartet; Miami Sax Quartet;Trio Slaye with Chris Ziemba; EastmanJazz Performance Workshop Honors Unit3; Sicilian Jazz Project; Bill Dobbins Triowith Chuck Israels & Rich Thompson; RoyalWelsh College of Music; Samuel Hallkvist;Rosie Ledet & The Zydeco Playboys; HerbieHancock; Alison Brown Quartet; FrancoisBourassa Quartet; Jimmie Highsmith; BobSneider Trio.June 16 4:30 to 10:30: Rochester AreaHigh School Jazz Bands; Joyce CoolingGroup; ESM-XRIJF Jazz Scholarship Alumni;Steve Turre Quartet; Bill Tiberio Band; DominicMancuso; Grace Kelly Quintet; AdamNiewood Quartet; Rochester/Roland All-StarAccordion Jam!; John Taylor; New HorizonsBig Band; Eivind Opsvik; Hackensaw Boys;John Pizzarelli with The Woody HermanOrchestra; Das Contras; Eastman Youth JazzOrchestra; Bob Sneider Trio.June 17 4:30 to 10:30: Rochester AreaHigh School Jazz Bands; Pablo Menendez& MEZCLA; Pat LaBarbera Group; JacobFred Jazz Odyssey; Erik Telford Collective;Joe Locke Group featuring Vocalist KennyWashington; ECMS Jazz Combo led by HowardPotter; Sean Jones Quartet; Soul Stew;Palle Mikkelborg; Bottle Rockets; BernieAlize Restaurant2459 Yonge St. 416-487-2771Every Sun Lara Solnicki Sings in English& French with guest guitar players. 6:30-9:30pm, No Cover Jun 27 Lara Solnicki& Reg Schwager. Jul 1 Lara Solnicki &Ted Quinlan. Jul 4 Lara Solnicki & RoyPatterson.Alleycatz2409 Yonge St. 416-481-6865www.alleycatz.caEvery Mon Salsa Night with DJ FrankBischun with Lessons 8pm; Every Tue CarloBerardinucci Band, Swing & Jazz Cover8:30pm; Every Wed R&B Open Jam Hostedby Project Sound 8:30pm; Every Thu Soul,R&B and Reggae, Refreshments, NoCover; Fridays and Saturdays Funk, Soul,Reggae, R&B, Top 40, Cover withoutdinner reservations.Jun 3,4,5 Lady Kane. Jun 10 Taxi. Jun11,12 Lady Kane. Jun 17 Graffitti Park.Jun 18 Lady Kane. Jun 19 Graffitti Park.Jun 24 Charity Function. Jun 25 Ascension.Jun 26 Soular. Jul 1 Graffitti Park.Jul 2, 3 Lady Kane.Annex Live, The296 Brunswick Ave. 416-929-3999www.theannexlive.comAquila Restaurant347 Keele St. 416-761-7474Live Jazz Saturday Nights 9pmJun 19 Ori Dagan Quartet feat BrandiDisterheft. Jun 25 Chris Robinson Trio.Jun 26 Anthony Terpstra Seventet. Jun 27Phil Skladowski & The Other Sock. Jun 28,29 Kurt Lund & Tony Quarrington. Jun 30T.L.C. Jazz Trio. Jul 1 Jazz Violin Ensemble.Jul 2 Chirs Robinson Trio. Jul 3 AnthonyTerpstra Seventet. Jul 4 Shannon Butcher,Bari’d Alive Jam.Azure Restaurant and Barat the Intercontinental Hotel225 Front Street 416-597-3701Williams; Nils Landgren Funk Unit; Get TheBlessing; Bob Sneider Trio.June 18 2:00 to 11:00: Kids Jazz Jam!;Rochester Area High School Jazz Bands;Brad Shepik; ECMS Latin Jazz & Saxologywith Jose Encarnacion; Gap MangioneSextet; New Energy Big Band; Little RedSuitcase; Gwyneth Herbert Quartet; NilsLandgren Funk Unit; Po Boys Brass Band;Susanna & the Magical Orchestra; Bryan Lee& the Blues Power Band; Jeff Beck; Djabe;Booker T & The MGs; Jane Monheit; BobSneider Trio.June 19 3:45 to 10:30: Rochester AreaHigh School Jazz Bands; Rochester MetroJazz Orchestra; Ibrahim Electric; The Lawnmowers;Djabe; Dennis Rollins Velocity Trio;Tinted Image; James Hunter; Joe Krown Triowith Walter Wolfman & Russell Batiste Jr.;Mikko Innanen & Innkvistio; Mark Stuart &the Bastard Sons; Bryan Lee & the BluesPower Band; Smash Mouth; Marc Broussard;Scott Hamilton /Harry Allen Quintet;Gwyneth Herbert Quartet; Bob Sneider Trio.D. In The Clubs (Mostly Jazz)www.azurerestaurant.caEvery Thu, Fri, Sat Dan Bodanis Trio withBernie Senensky and Steve Wallace 5:30-10:30pmBerber Resto Bar Lounge49 Front Street East 416-860-9000Jun 25, Jul 1, Jul 2 Suzana Da Camara7:15pm & 8:30pm, No Cover Fri, Sat/SunBlack Swan, The154 Danforth Ave. 416-469-0537Every Wed The Danforth Jam w/ Jon Longand Friends 9:30pmBon Vivant Restaurant1924 Avenue Road 416-630-5153Every Friday Margaret Stowe Solo Guitar6-9pmBrassaii CaféRestaurant & Lounge461 King Street West 416-598-4730Every Tue The Bee’s Knees w Neil Brathwaite,Cory Blackburn, Howard Ayee, MichaelShand and Sacha Williamson 6-10pmCastro’s Lounge2116 Queen Street East 416-699-8272 NOCOVEREvery Sun Jeremy Rouse Trio (Jazz/Roots)6-9pm; Every Mon Smokey Folk (Bluegrass/Rockabilly) 9:30pmC’est What67 Front Street East, 416-860-9000Jul 3 Hot Five Jazzmakers 3-6pm pwycChalkers Pub Billiards & Bistro247 Marlee Avenue, 416-789-2531www.chalkerspub.com (for completelistings)Every Wed Girls Night Out Vocalist-FriendlyJazz Jam 8:30-12 with host Lisa Particelli(vocals/flute) Peter Hill (p) Ross MacIntyre(b) Norman Marshall Villeneuve (d) No Cover;Every Sat Dinner Jazz 6-9pm, Cover.Jun 6 Kathleen Gorman 7-10pm. Jun 1240 thewholenote.comJune 1 - July 7, 2010

Nancy Walker Quartet. Jun 14 Live Recording:Ted Warren Trio feat Mike Murley andRich Brown, 7-10pm. Jun 19 Don ThompsonQuartet plays Kenny Wheeler w Jon Challoner,Jim Vivian and Terry Clarke.Jun 26Carol McCartney Quartet. Jun 27 NormanMarshall Villeneuve Sextet, 7-10pm.Chick N’ Deli744 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-489-3363www.chickndeli.comEvery Mon Big Band Night; Every TueJam Night; Every Sat Climax Jazz Band4-7. Jun 25 Cheshire Cats, Nitefly. Jun 26Climax Jazz Band, Nitefly. Jun 27 CheshireCats, Robbie Lane and The Disciples. Jun28 Cheshire Cats, GTA Big Band. Jun 29Cheshire Cats, Open Jam. Jun 30, Jul 1Cheshire Cats. Jul 2 Cheshire Cats, TheNomads. Jul 3 Climax Jazz Band, The Nomads.Jul 4 Cheshire Cats, Robbie Lane &The Disciples.Classico Pizza & Pasta2457 Bloor Street West 416-763-1313Every Thu Jazz Guitarist Nate Renner 7pmNo CoverCobourg, The533 Parliament St. 416-913-7538Jazz Sundays 9PM, NO COVERCommensal, Le655 Bay St. 416-596-9364www.commensal.caJazz Fridays 6:30pm - 9:30pm, SundayBrunch 11am-2pmNO COVER/PWYCJun 4 Kira Callahan Duo. Jun 6 Shawn Nykwist& Dan Eisen. Jun 11 Julie McGregor& Norm Amadio. Jun 13 Brian DeLima. Jun18 Beverly Taft & Dan Eisen. Jun 20 DonCampbell & Dan Eisen. Jun 26 Sophia Perlman& Adrean Farrugia. Jul 2 Warren Greig& Dan Eisen. Jul 3 Richard Whiteman & RobMcBride.Communist’s Daughter, The1149 Dundas Street W 647-435-0103Every Sat 4-7pm Gypsy Jazz w MichaelJohnson & Red Rhythm: Michael Louis Johnson(trumpet, vocals) Roberto Rosenman(guitar) Terry Wilkins (bass)Corktown, The175 Young St. Hamilton 905-572-9242Sets at 8pm and 10pm, Coverwww.thecorktownpub.caEvery Wed The Darcy Hepner Orchestra &Special GuestsDave’s Gourmet Pizza730 St. Clair Ave. West 416-652-2020www.davespizza.caEvery Mon 7:30-11 Open Stage w PeterEastmureEvery Thu 8-12 Uncle Herb Dale & FriendsOpen Mic.DeSotos1079 St. Clair Ave. West 416-651-2109Every Thurs Open Mic Jazz Jam 8pmmidnight,hosted by Double A Jazz; EverySun Brunch with Double A Jazz and Guest11am-2pmDoctor’s House, The21 Nashville Road, Kleinburg (905)893-1615www.thedoctorshouse.caLive Entertainment every Saturday 6:30pmDominion on Queen;500 Queen St. East 416-368-6893www.dominiononqueen.comEvery Sun Rockabilly Brunch 11am-3-pm;Every 1 st & 3 rd Sun Jazz Jam with hostRobert Scott 4-7pm;Every Tue French GypsyJazz Jam with host Wayne Nakamura.8:30pm, pwyc;Every Thu John T. Davis onB3, 5:30-8pm, No CoverJun 5 Tim Turvey. Jun 7 George Grosman’sJazz Goes Pop. Jun 11 Swingin’ Blackjacks.Jun 12 Mark Feldman Band / Vybe TribeTribute. Jun 14 North of Queen (bluegrass,gospel & folk). Jun 17 The Hollers (blues).Jun 18 George Grosman’s Bohemian Swing.Jun 19 Rockabilly Riot. Jun 25 Que IssoBrazilian Jazz, Late Night Jazz Jam. Jun 26Sean Pinchin,York Jazz Ensemble,Pat Murrayw Bruce Cassidy, Late Night Jazz Jam.Jun 27 Beverly Taft et les Chansonettes,Peggy Mahon. Jun 28 Big Smoke Big Band.Jun 30 Mega City Big Band, Late Night JazzJam. Jul 1 Quarrington, Taft, Murata. Jul2 Quincy Bullen, Jenna Glatt, Rob Christian;Late Night Jazz JAm. Jul 3 Brian Rose LittleBig Band, Bruce Cassidy Quartet, Late NightJazz Jam. Jul 4 San Murata Japanese JazzJam.Dora Keogh Irish Pub141 Danforth Avenue 416-778-1804www.allens.to/dora (full listings)Every Sat Roberto Occhipinti Trio featHilario Duran & Mark Kelso.Dovercourt House805 Dovercourt Road 416-537-3337www.odd-socks.orgEvery Sat Saturday Night Swing: Dancefeaturing Live Swing BandsDrake Hotel, The1150 Queen Street West 416-531-5042www.thedrakehotel.ca (full calendar)Frida Restaurant999 Eglinton Avenue West 416-787-2221.www.fridarestaurant.caLive Jazz Tuesdays 7-10pm/No CoverGate 403403 Roncesvalles 416-588-2930www.gate403.com (daily schedule)LIVE JAZZ & BLUES EVERY NIGHT, twoshows daily, three on weekendsNo Cover Charge / Pay What You CanJun 1 Kelsey McNulty Jazz Band, JulianFauth Blues Night. Jun 2 Dave Ryan BluesSolo, Kurt Nielsen & Richard Whiteman JazzBand. Jun 3 Tim Shia Jazz Band, NadiaHosko Jazz Band. Jun 4 Mike Field JazzBand, Mr. Rick & the Biscuits. Jun 5 ColemanTinsley Jazz Brunch, Bill Heffernan &Friends, Melissa Boyce Jazz & Blues Band.Jun 6 Melissa Lauren Jazz Band, AmyNoubarian Jazz Duo, Lord Bubba’s Nu-JazzProject. Jun 7 Ken McDonald Jazz Band,The Circles Quartet. Jun 8 Darryl Orr JazzBand, Julian Fauth Blues Night. Jun 9 RyanOliver Jazz Band, Roberta Hunt Jazz & BluesBand. Jun 10 Emily & the Blue Callers,Kevin Laliberté Jazz & Flamenco Trio. Jun11 Ori Dagan Jazz Trio, Jim Clayton JazzTrio. Jun 12 Jeffrey Hewer Jazz Band, BillHeffernan & Friends, Fraser Melvin BluesBand. Jun 13 Jay Sinclair Jazz Duo, AlexOri's Stories“It's That Old Devil June”ori dAGAnWhat a heavenly time to be a club owner, jazz musician ormusic lover! Although it’s impossible to attend absolutelyeverything you read about in the summer festival season,the mood remains festive so long as snow is impossible (knockon wood!). But seriously, whether or not it rains, there’s a decidedlywarm buzz in the air these days.Great News!Fans of Anne Marie Leonard’sOpen Mic (formerly held at thedefunct Statlers on Church) willbe pleased to know that she isnow holding it in the same vibrantneighbourhood Thursday nights atFuzion, (www.fuzionexperience.com) located at 580 Church Streetjust north of Wellesley. CharismaticLeonard currently coachesdozens of performers and accompaniesthree choirs in the GreaterToronto Area. Listen to herAnne Marie Leonard.masterful way with the ivories at www.annemarieleonard.com, andbe sure to check out the Thursday night open mic from 9-midnight.All styles welcome. Arrive early to catch entertaining vocalist MarkCassius with lovely Ken Lindsay on keys from 6-9pm.Two Much FunSpeaking of duos, every Torontonian needs to experience RobertScott and drummer Great Bob Scott, who come across as marvelouslymad geniuses. The pair never fails to enchant an audiencewith their energetic delivery of a diverse repertoire. Scott (www.robertscottmusic.com)and Scott (www.myspace.com/greatbobscott) arethankfully easy to catch, appearing regularly three times a week:down at the Novotel at 45 The Esplanade every Wednesday from7-11pm and Saturdays from 8:30-midnight, as well as Friday nightsstarting at 9:30pm at the Pantages Martini Lounge located at 200Victoria Street. Real pianos, no cover!Attention Piano LoversSpeaking of real pianos, there are two very exciting series to reportabout: Merriam Music (www.merriamlive.com) in Oakville islaunching a monthly piano series on Sunday June 6 featuring RobiBotos, Adrean Farrugia and Stu Harrison showcasing three state-ofthe-artpianos. Limited to 100 seats, the series features divine acoustics,wines, cheeses, scotches and an interactive audience componentwith your questions. Also, Gallery 345 (www.gallery345.com) at 345Sorauren Avenue has a nine-foot Baldwin and a seven-foot Steinway,this month featuring a “Piano Jazz Masters” series June 13 with theMatthew Shipp Trio, June 20 with the Mario Roman Quartet andJune 27 with the Hilario Duran Trio. Check the website for timesand ticket prices.Jazz Festival PrideThe TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival will be proudly presentedsimultaneously with Pride Toronto and the G20 summit!Looks like the world will be in our city, so here’s hoping this helps.In terms of programming, there are dozens of noteworthy choices.The HeadlinerHarry Connick Jr. and Orchestra: consummate entertainer, thefamed and photographable New Orleans native makes a welcome returnto Toronto, backed by full orchestra at the Canon Theatre onJune 27, 8pm, tickets -150. www.harryconnickjr.com.June 1 - July 7, 2010 thewholenote.com 41PHOTO ori dagan

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