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Volume 16 Issue 6 - March 2011

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Kirk MacDonald.my own

Kirk MacDonald.my own repertoire… Many years ago I came across the music ofSpanish composer, Albéniz. He once said that when you start withsomething, if you follow the thread of that thought, it takes on a lifeof its own; you have no idea where it’s going to take you. That reallyperformed. He’s literally jazzed about next month’s “Deep Shadows,”ingbig band arrangements of his compositions, April 2 at HumberPub alongside bass ace Neil Swainson and out-of-town guest drummer,Dennis Mackrel, music director of the Count Basie Orchestra.www.kirkmacdonald.comWalker’s Chalkers DateSpeaking of Chalkers, under the category of grand, the venue istiming for a CD release by one of the country’s most acclaimed jazzpianists and composers, Nancy Walker, her sixth as leader. “NewHieroglyphics” gathers together a dozen original compositions.welcomes a new addition to her group, guitarist Ted Quinlan.“I love the sonic possibilities that the guitar offers: colours,textures, the ability to be treated as a “horn-like” voice as well astionthat includes guitar allows me to make use of all those sonicand inspiring.” Why Quinlan? “Not only is Ted a world class guitarhe’s game to try anything.”Walker’s adventurous music is enriched with a captivating depthof feeling, especially in live performance. Reserve now for MarchTwo Mics Are Better Than One!Though their voices are entirely different, jazz artists HeatherBambrick and Julie Michels have much in common, from vocalversatility to a sizzling sense of humour. In late 2008, a fantabulouswith their mutually adored accompanist Diane Leah, to plan a duetshow. “I think it’s because Heather and I are both crazed, fuzzy-haired,scatting women who love to sing and laugh. I can push myself whenwe sing together and that’s a wonderful feeling.”“Anything we do involves laughter, spontaneity, adventure, vocalantics, and of course great music,” promises Bambrick. “And weAs for the seated member of the trio – the two singers couldn’tbe fonder of pianist Diane Leah. As Bambrick points out, “I swear,she knows every tune ever written. Her sense of humor is secondonly to her incredible sense of musicality.” Collectively the threebroads settled on the title “Broadsway.” It will premiere on Saturday,Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto aspart of the Leading Ladies Concert Series.Tickets are available here: www.mcctorontochoir.com. Communist’s Daughter, TheEvery Sat Gypsy Jazz w/ Michael Johnson& Red Rhythm: Michael Louis Johnson (tp/voc) Roberto Rosenman (g) Terry Wilkins (b).DeSotosEvery Thurs Open Mic Jazz Jam Every SunBrunch w/ Double A Jazz and Guest Dominion on QueenEvery Sun Rockabilly Brunch .Every 1st & 3rd Sun Jazz Jam w/ host RobertScott ; Every Tue Corktown DjangoJam w/ host Wayne Nakamura, Every Wed Corktown Uke Jam. Every ThuJohn T. Davis on B3 , .Every Saturday Ronnie Hayward .Mar 4 Swingin’ Blackjacks. Mar 5 FirecrackersBurlesque Show. Mar 11 Elmer Ferrer. Mar12 Cross-Eyed Cat. Mar 17 St. Patrick’s day:Shane McShane and the Shenanigans. Mar 18Circles featuring The Pulse. Mar 19 Kat KingsCD Release. Mar 21 Toronto Composer’s Workshop.Mar 24 Alexander Brown’s Latin PowerJam. Mar 25 Havana to Toronto Safari. Mar 26East End Rockabilly Riot. Mar 27 Musical TheatreCabaret.Dovercourt HouseEvery Sat Saturday Night Swing: Dance featuringLive Swing Bands and dance lessons.Mar 5 Josh Grossman’s Toronto All Star BigBand w/ guest vocalist Sophia Perlman. Mar 12Drew Jurecka Swing Band. Mar 19 Mike DaleySwing Band. Mar 26 Patrick Tevlin’s New OrleansRhythm.Ellington’s Music and CaféWeekday Mornings Ben D’Cunha The Emmet RayMar 2 Peter Boyd and the Mutant Duo. Mar 6Jamie Ruben. Mar 9 Luke Michielsen. Mar 9Zaac Pick. Mar 13 Ashley Urquhart. Mar 14Tara Davidson, Dan Fortin & Ethan Ardelli. Mar16 Jessica Stuart Few. Mar 17 Half Beat Mishap.Mar 20 Lowell Whitty. Mar 21 Easty, Challoner,Farrugia, Cashion & Juhas. Mar 23 JamieDrayton. Mar 26 Box Full of Cash. Mar 27 JeffScarrott Trio. Mar 28 Peripheral Vision.Gate 403Mar 1 Kelsey McNulty Jazz Band, Julian FauthBlues Band. Mar 2 Derek Gray Jazz Band, KurtNielsen/Richard Whiteman Jazz Band. Mar 3Mikko Hilden’s Les Petit Nouveau, Roberta HuntJazz & Blues Band. Mar 4 James Brown JazzDuo, Fraser Melvin Blues Band. Mar 5 LowellWhitty Jazz Band, Bill Heffernan & Friends,Melissa Boyce Jazz & Blues Band. Mar 6 MelissaLauren Jazz Band, Brownman Akoustic JazzTrio, Back Alley Ringer Blues Band. Mar 7 AlexC. In The Clubs (Mostly Jazz)Coleman Jazz Band, Vincent Bertucci Jazz Band.Mar 8 Donné Roberts Band, Julian Fauth BluesBand. Mar 9 Joshua Goodman Jazz Band, TeriParker Jazz Band. Mar 10 Emily the Blue Caller,Kevin Laliberté Jazz & Flamenco Trio. Mar 11Bobby Hsu’s A Sondheim Jazz Project feat. AlexSamaras, Patrick Tevlin’s New Orleans Rhythm.Mar 12 Noah Leibel Jazz Quartet, Bill Heffernan& Friends, Sabor Latin Jazz Band. Mar13 Joel Diamond Jazz Duo, Whitney Ross BarrisJazz Band, Cross Eyed Cat Blues. Mar 14Denis Schingh Solo, Sean Bellaviti Jazz Band.Mar 15 Ross Nielsen Blues Solo, Julian FauthBlues Night. Mar 16 Roger Dorey Blues Solo,Jorge Gavidia Jazz & Blues Band. Mar 17 PatriciaMurray Jazz Duo, String Theory. Mar 18Jerzy Sieczka Jazz Duo, Joanna Moon Flamenco-Latinowith Quebec Edge. Mar 19 BlakeyleyWalker Duo, Bill Heffernan & Friends, SixPoints Jazz Orchestra. Mar 20 Bartosz HadalaJazz Piano Solo, Anthony Fung Jazz Trio, NicoleChristian Jazz Duo. Mar 21 Zaynab Wilson JazzBand, Ken Kawashima & Bob Vespaziani SnakeOil Johnson. Mar 22 Ross Nielsen Blues Solo,Julian Fauth Blues Band. Mar 23 Alex SamarasJazz Band, Miss Caroline M~R Jazz Band. Mar24 Ernesto Cervini’s Myriad, Kristin Lindell JazzBand. Mar 25 Denielle Bassels Jazz Band, RealTime Jazz Ensemble. Mar 26 Dave Rubel JazzBand, Bill Heffernan & Friends, Donné RobertsBand. Mar 27 Victor Monivais Trio, Boxcar BoysJazz & Swing Band, Harley Card Jazz Band.Mar 28 Marshall Olchowy Jazz Band, ChrisButcher Jazz Band. Mar 29 Ross Nielsen BluesSolo, Julian Fauth Blues Band. Mar 30 ChrisChekan Jazz Band, Framework Collective. Mar31 Julia Cleveland Jazz Band, Cyndi CarletonJazz & Swing Band.Gladstone Hotel, TheMar 3 Uptown Swing Band w/ June Garber. Mar 24 GUH w/ Lonnie James Mar 26 JunoFest: Adrean Farrugia,Chet Doxas, Félix Stüssi Grossman’s TavernEvery Sat The Happy Pals matinee .Every SunNicola Vaughan Acoustic Jam, The Nationals with Brian Cober: DoubleSlide Guitar Open Stage Jam Every Wed EveryThu The Responsible Jam. Mar 1 Miz Debbieand the xtra-lites. Mar 4 Damned Neighbour.Mar 5 Happy Pals, Grayceful Daddies. Mar 8Chloe Watkinson and the Joyful Sinners. Mar11 Ernest Lee Birthday. Mar 12 Happy Pals,Chloe Watkinson. Mar 23 Ernest Lee and theMar 25 Frankie Foo. Mar 26Happy Pals, Caution Jam.Harlem RestaurantEvery Mon Open Jam Night EveryFri/Sat Jazz/Blues . Mar 4 SyreetaNeal. Mar 5 Private Event. Mar 11 Unbuttoned.Mar 12 Treson. Mar 18 Jake Wilkinson.Mar 19 Joni NehRita. Mar 25 Jill Peacock.Mar 26 Janelle Monique.48 thewholenote.comMarch 1 - April 7, 2011

Harlem UndergroundEvery Mon Chris Weatherstone Trio; Every TueJohn Campbell; Every Thu Carl Bray; Every FriChris Weatherstone Trio; Every Sat Carl Bray.Hugh’s RoomMar 2 Catherine MacLellan and Dave Gunning.Mar 3 Kevin Fox CD Release. Mar 4 MelanieDoane CD Release. Mar 5 Joni Mitchell Tributewith Lori Cullen, David Matheson, BrianMacMillan, DK Ibomeka, Michelle Willis, MiaSheard. Mar 6 Lucy Kaplansky. Mar 7,8 RodneyCrowell. Mar 11 Paul Simon Tribute withMichael Occhipinti, Lester McLean, Blair Packham,Brian Kobayakawa Trio, Ben Sures, hostedby Michael Wrycraft. Mar 17 St. Patrick’s Daywith Rant Maggie Rant. Mar 19 Jane Bunnett:“Cuban Rumba Roots Meets Jazz”. Mar 20Bluebird Blues Revue with Chris Whiteley, DianaBraithwaite, Bob Hall. Mar 23 Roy Hynes. Mar25 JunoFest: Laila Biali, The Sojourners. Mar26 JunoFest: Sultans of String. Mar 27 KenWhiteley’s Gospel Matinee. Mar 30 Layah JaneCD Release, opener Brittany Ann. Mar 31 MartynJoseph.Joe Mama’sEvery Sun Nathan Hiltz, Bernie Senensky &Sly Juhas.Liberty Bistro, TheEvery Tue Open Mic with Big Rude Jake.Every Wed Noah Zacharin. Mar 5 Julie Michels& Kevin Barrett.Lula LoungeEvery Sun (Mar 6,13,20,27) Salsa BrunchParty: Luis Mario Ochoa Quartet & dance lessonby Miko Sobreira. . Mar3 Jazz Safari with Swing Shift Big Band. Mar4 Friday Salsa Party with Café Cubano and DJGio. Mar 5 Morning Zumba Fitness Class, MexicanCarnival, Salsa Saturday w Ricky Francoand DJ Suave. Mar 6 Luis Mario Ochoa QuartetSalsa Brunch. Mar 11 Salsa Friday with Cacheand DJ Gio. Mar 12 Morning Zumba FitnessClass, Salsa Dance Party w Café Cubano and DJJimmy Suave. Mar 13 Luis Mario Ochoa QuartetSalsa Brunch, Ouzo Power. Mar 18 Salsa Fridayw Evoluxion and DJ Gio. Mar 19 Morning ZumbaFitness Class, Salsa Saturday with RobertoLinares Brown Orchestra with DJ Jimmy Suave.Mar 20 Luis Mario Ochoa Quartet Salsa Brunch.Mar 23 Nick Buzz: Jon Goldsmith, Hugh Marsh,Rob Piltch, Martin Tielli. Mar 26 Morning ZumbaFitness Class, Salsa Dance Party w Café Cubanoand DJ Jimmy Suave. Mar 27 Luis MarioOchoa Quartet Salsa Brunch.Manhattan’s Music ClubGuelphMezzetta Middle Eastern RestaurantEvery Wed Mar 2Marilyn Lerner (p) & Matt Brubeck (cello).Mar 9Mar 16Don Thompson (b) & Reg Schwager (g)Mar 23Shirantha Beddage (bari) & Ted Quinlan (g). Mar30Roland Hunter Trio.Momo’s BistroEvery Wed Open Mic N’Awlins Jazz Bar and DiningEvery Tue Stacie McGregor. Every WedJimHeineman Trio. Every ThuBlues Night withGuest Vocalists. Every Fri/SatAll Star BourbonSt. BandEvery SunTerry Logan.Old Mill, TheOld Mill Dining RoomMar 14 KellyLee EvansSings Nina Simone. Home Smith BarEveryThurs John Sherwood Solo Piano.Every FriEvery SatMar 4 Fern Lindzon (p)with Andrew Downing (b), Nick Fraser (d). Mar5 Steve Koven (p) w/ Rob Clutton (b), AnthonyMichelli (d). Mar 11 Hazel Walker (voc) with GrahamHowes (p), Neil Swainson (b). Mar 12 PatCollins & Mike Downes (p/b) w/ Kelly Jefferson(ts). Mar 18 Ori Dagan (voc) w/ Mark Kieswetter(p), Jordan O’Connor (b). Mar 19 Don Thompson(p) w/ Paul Novotny (b), Jorn Anderson (d).Mar 25 Peggy Mahon (voc) w/ Danny McErlain(p), Dave Field (b). Mar 26 Amanda Tosoff (p) w/John Meyer (b), Morgan Childs, (d).Painted Lady, TheEvery Mon Open Mic all genres, .Pantages Martini Bar and LoungeEvery Fri Robert Scott; Every SatSolo Piano:Various artists.Pero LoungeEvery Fri African Vibe Every Sat Archie Alleyne’s Kollage Pilot Tavern, TheEvery Sat Mar 5 Ron Westray Quartet. Mar 12 PatLaBarbera Quartet. Mar 19 P.R.A.M. Trio Plus1. Mar 26 Trace Element.QuotesMar 4 Mar 11 Mike Malone (tp). Mar 18 Tara Davidson(sax). Mar 25. John MacMurchy (sax).Reposado Bar & LoungeEvery Wed Spy vs. Spy vs. Sly Every Thu, FriThe ReposadistsReservoir Lounge, The. Mar 3 Alex Pangman andher Alleycats. EveryMonSophia Perlman and the VipersEvery TueTyler Yarema and his Rhythm. Every WedBradleyand the Bouncers. Every ThuDave MurphyBand. Every FriDeeDee & the Dirty Martinis.Every SatTyler Yarema and his Rhythm.Rex Hotel Jazz and Blues Bar, TheMar 1 Jake Wilkinson Group, Classic Rex JazzJam. Mar 2 Carissa Neufeld, Ron WestraySextet CD Release. Mar 3 Ross WooldridgeTrio, Ron Westray Sextet CD Release. Mar 4Hogtown Syncopators, Richard Underhill Trio,Mark Eisenman Quintet. Mar 5 Danny Marks& Friends, Chris Hunt Tentet, Justin Bacchus,Mark Eisenman Quintet. Mar 6 Excelsior DixielandJazz, Laura Marks Group, Ugly Beauties,Mark Segger. Mar 7 U of T Student Ensembles,Humber College Student Ensembles. Mar 8Jake Wilkinson Group, Classic Rex Jazz Jam.Mar 9 Carissa Neufeld, Alan Hetherington. Mar10 Ross Wooldridge Trio, Barry Elmes QuintetCD Release. Mar 11 Hogtown Syncopators,Artie Roth Trio, Barry Elmes CD Release. Mar12 Danny Marks & Friends, Layla Zoe, JustinBacchus, Raoul & the Bigger Time. Mar 13 ExcelsiorDixieland Jazz, Club Django, Ugly Beauties,Parker Abbott Piano Duo CD Release. Mar14 U of T Student Ensembles, Humber CollegeStudent Ensembles. Mar 15 Jake WilkinsonGroup, Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Mar 15 CarissaNeufeld, Sheryl Bailey 3. Mar 17 Ross WooldridgeTrio, Sheryl Bailey 3. Mar 18 HogtownSyncopators, Artie Roth Trio, Chris Tarry GroupCD Release. Mar 19 Danny Marks & Friends,Godboo & Rotundo, Justin Bacchus, Chris TarryGroup CD Release. Mar 20 Excelsior DixielandJazz, Dr. Nick Blues, Ugly Beauties, Random Access.Mar 21 U of T Student Jazz Ensembles,Humber College Student Jazz Ensembles. Mar22 Jake Wilkinson Group, Classic Rex Jazz Jam.Mar 23 Samuel Blais Group, Roberto Occhipinti.Mar 24 Ross Wooldridge Trio, Samuel BlaisGroup. Mar 25 Hogtown Syncopators, ArtieRoth Trio, Tara Davidson Group CD Release.Mar 26 Danny Marks & Friends, Laura Hubert,Zach Brock, Snark Puppy. Mar 27 ExcelsiorDixieland Jazz, Freeway Dixieland, Barbarella,Snark Puppy, Rinsethealgorithm. Mar 28 U of TStudent Jazz Ensembles, John MacLeod’s RexHotel Orchestra. Mar 29 Jake Wilkinson Group,Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Mar 30 Carissa Neufeld,Daniel Jamieson’s DanJam Orchestra. Mar 31Ross Wooldridge Trio, DanJam Orchestra.Saint Tropez, LeStatlers on ChurchEvery Tue Chris Tsujiuchi. Every Wed BramZeidenberg. Every Thu Donavan LeNabat.Every Fri Julie Michels & Kevin Barrett. EverySat Alex Hopkins. Every Sun James Moyer.Ten Feet TallEvery 2nd and 4th Tue Dunstan Morey & theToronto Fingerstyle Guitar Association.EveryThu Gary 17’s Acoustic Open Jam. SaturdayNight Cabaret: Mar 5 BobbyHsu’s A Sondheim Project feat. Alex Samaras.Mar 12 Clela Errington Trio. Mar 19 B2 featuringBill MaClean. Mar 26 Jordana Talsky. SundayAfternoon Matinee Mar 6 David Occhipinti Trio. Mar 13 AlexGoodman Trio. Mar 20 Steve Cole Trio. Mar 27Kingsley Ettienne.Trane StudioTranzacEvery Mon Open Mic . Every Fri TheFoolish Things . Mar 1 The Slipper Orchestraand Sing Leaf. Mar 2 David Woodhead’sConfabulation. Mar 3 Mahavishnu Orchestraand Dave Holland Project. Mar 4 Out of thisSpark. Mar 5 Zebrina. Mar 6 Flying Cloud presentsJane Eamon. Mar 7 This is Awesome.Mar 8 Peripheral Vision. Mar 9 soozimusictrioand HOTCHA! Mar 10 Abigail Lapell andFriends. Mar 11 Ken McDonald Quartet. Mar12 Scott B. Sympathy. Mar 13 Lina AllemanoQuartet. Mar 14 This is Awesome. Mar 15 AlPurdy Project. Mar 16 Jennifer LFO with J.P.Mortier. Mar 17 Greg Smith Sounds. Mar 18Ugly Bug Band. Mar 19 Michael Davidson.Mar 20 Monk’s Music. Mar 22 Toronto TromboneCollective. Mar 23 Josh Cole 4tet plus 1.Mar 24 Bluegrass and Oldtime. Mar 25 RyanDriver Quartet. Mar 26 Quiet Revolution CDRelease with Ronley Teper’s Lipliners. Mar 27Steve Ward. Mar 29 John Oswald, David Prentice,Aaron Lumley. Mar 30 Fred Spek’s CampCombo. Mar 31 Ivy Mairi and Gabe Levine.Zemra Bar & LoungeEvery Wed Open Mic and JamEvery Fri Live Music FridaysLook for favourite live music venues onour website map World of The WholeNotethewholenote.comMarch 1 - April 7, 2011 thewholenote.com 49

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