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Volume 16 Issue 7 - April 2011

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SO MANY LISTINGS, SO LITTLESPACE! For complete jazzlistings, please RestaurantEvery SunAlleycatzEvery Mon Every TueEveryWed Fri and Sat Apr 1 Apr 2 Apr 7,8,9Apr 14,15 Apr 16Apr 21,22Apr 23 Apr 28,29 Apr 30 Aquila RestaurantAzure Restaurant and BarEvery Thu, Fri, Sat Black Swan, TheEvery WedBon Vivant RestaurantEvery Thu Every Fri Brassaii Café Restaurant & LoungeEvery TueCastro’s LoungeEvery Sun Every Mon Chalkers Pub Billiards & BistroEvery WedApr 2Apr 9 Apr 16Apr 21 Apr 22, 23Apr 30China House RestaurantEvery Thu Apr 7 Apr14 C. In the Clubs (Mostly Jazz)Apr 21 Apr28 Classico Pizza & PastaEvery ThuCobourg, TheCommunist’s Daughter, TheEvery Sat DeSotosEvery Thurs Every SunDominion on Queen;Every Sun Every 1 st & 3 rd SunEvery TueEvery Thu Every Saturday Apr 1Apr 2Apr 8 Apr 9Apr 15 Apr 22 Apr24 Apr 28Apr 29 Apr 30 Dora Keogh Irish PubEvery Sat Dovercourt HouseEvery Sat Apr 2 Apr 9 Apr 16 Apr 23Apr 30EDOEvery Thu Apr 7 Apr 14 Apr21Apr 28 The Emmet RayApr 3 Apr 6 Apr 10 Apr 13 Apr 17 Apr 20Apr 24 Apr 27Gate 403Apr 1 Apr 2Apr 3 Apr 4 Apr 5 Apr 6 Apr 7 Apr 8 Apr 9Apr 10Apr 11 Apr 12 Apr 13Apr 14 Apr 15 Apr 16 Apr17 Apr 18Apr 20Apr 21Apr 21 Apr 23 Apr 24 Apr 25Apr26 Apr 27Apr 28Apr 29Apr 30 Gallery 345Apr 2 Grossman’s TavernEvery Sat Every SunEvery WedEvery Thu Apr 1 Apr 2 Apr 8 Apr 9 Apr 15 Apr16Apr22 Apr 23 Apr 29 Apr 30Harlem RestaurantEvery MonEvery Fri/SatApr 1 Apr 2Apr 8Apr 9 Apr 15 Apr 16Apr 22Apr 23 Apr29Apr 30 Harlem Underground RestaurantEvery Mon/Fri EveryTueEvery Thu/Sat Hugh’s RoomApr 1Apr 2 Apr 3 Apr 4 Apr 5Apr 7Apr 8 Apr 9 Apr 12Apr 13,14 Apr 15,16 Apr 17 Apr 19Apr 20,21 Apr 23 Apr 27Jester’s Court, ThePort Perry Apr 3 Apr 10 Apr 17Apr 24Joe Mama’sEvery Sun Liberty Bistro, TheEvery Tue EveryWedLula LoungeApr 1 Apr 2 Apr 3Apr 7Apr 8 Apr 9 Apr 14 Apr 15 Apr21Apr 23 Apr 24Apr 28 Apr 29 Mezzetta Middle Eastern RestaurantEvery Wed Apr 6Apr 13 Apr 27N’Awlins Jazz Bar and DiningEvery Tue Every WedEvery ThuEvery Fri/SatEvery SunOld Mill, TheHome Smith Bar:Every ThuEvery FriEvery SatApr 1 Apr 2 Apr 8 Apr 15 Apr15 Apr 16 Apr 22 Apr 23 Apr 29 Apr 30 Pantages Martini Bar and LoungeEvery Fri 54 thewholenote.comApril 1 - May 7, 2011

PHOTO ED COHENJAZZ IN THE CLUBSBreaths of Fresh AirORI DAGANThe Lady is a ChampWhen women in theireighties contract pneumonia,some take it easy.Not Sheila Jordan. Forced tocancel a Toronto appearance lastSeptember, she’s back to touringthe world. “If it wasn’t for jazzmusic, I wouldn’t be alive today,”she sings, and means every word.Live jazz is not onlyJordan’s occupation,it’s been her lifefor nearly sevendecades. Brimmingwith depth, style,sincerity andunabashed joy, herconcerts might aswell offer a moneybackguarantee.She’s never had amanager: “I neverwanted to be, youknow, ‘a star’,” sheonce told me. “That’s not mypurpose, that’s not my calling.My calling is to be a messengerof this music, and I’m veryhappy being that.” Generouswith her wisdom, she’s giving afull day workshop while in townJazz legendSheila Jordan.April 2nd and 3rd at Gallery 345(part of Yvette Tollar’s Womenin Jazz Series).www.sheilajordanjazz.comNew Lungs, New CD!Canada’s Sweetheart of SwingAlex Pangman is one of thiscountry’s most adored jazzsingers, which is remarkablegiven that she wasborn with cysticcondition becamecritical in 2008, alung donor camethrough just in time.“With new lungsI open my mouthand song comesout, supported bylitres of air … it’sas if someone tookmy banged up oldstudent trumpetand handed me a gold Selmer orMonette!” Now recovered, she’spromoting organ donation andback into the swing of things, tothe delight of all. On April 12 atHugh’s Room Pangman releasesher long-awaited new album 33,recorded shortly after her 33rdbirthday, featuring tracksfamous in 1933.www.alexpangman.comBee YoungerWhen JAZZ.FM91’s JaymzBee isn’t busypromoting thiscity’s jazz artistson the air, he’sbuzzing aboutthe club scene,martini in hand,making friends.He alwayscelebrates his birthday in style.“This party is unique – you onlyturn 42 for the sixth time once!”Thanks to The Old Mill Inn and ananonymous friend who gave hima cheque to pay for some talent“I can offer up a night of someof my favourite local music toeveryone with no cover charge.”It’s April 13, at The Old MillInn, with entertainment by theEric St. Laurent Trio, the RobertScott Trio, Barbra Lica, WaylenMiki, Kollage and special guests.Bee there!www.jaymzbee.comJazz TeriyakiUpscale EDO on Eglinton Westwelcomes a new weekly jazzseries, Thursdays 8-11pm, withace guitarist Tony QuarringtonJaymz Bee and Alex Pangmanhave plenty to celebrate.leading a different trio eachweek. “EDO has many skilledsushi chefs, a warm decor,and friendly service,” saysQuarrington. The restaurant’sname ispronounced“eh-dough” inCanadian (theformer nameof modernday Tokyountil 1868).April guestsinclude vocalistBeverly Taftand and violinistSan Murata. (NO COVERCHARGE!)www.tonyquarrington.comJazz Chow MeinAlso on Eglinton is the Cantoneseand Mandarin cuisine havenChina House with jazz presentedby Larry Green every Thursdayfrom 7:30-11:30 since May 2010.Owner Jonathan Wise: “… thereis something about a wonderfullyvintage and iconic dining roomblended with world class jazz.The response has been overwhelminglypositive.” Highlightsthis month include the BernieSenensky Quartet paying tributeto Moe Koffman as well as thelegendary Peter Appleyard Quartet.(NO COVER CHARGE!) PHOTO HUGH SAUNDERSPero LoungeEvery Fri Every SatPilot Tavern, TheApr 2 Apr 9 Apr 16Apr 23Apr 30 QuotesApr 1 Apr 8 Apr 15 Apr 22April 29 Reservoir Lounge, TheApr 7 Every MonEvery TueEvery WedEvery ThuEveryFriEvery SatRex Hotel Jazz and Blues Bar, TheApr 1 Apr 2 Apr 3 Apr 4 Apr5 Apr 6Apr 7 Apr 8 Apr 9 Apr 10Apr 11 Apr12 Apr13 Apr14 Apr 15Apr 16Apr17 Apr 18 Apr19 Apr20 Apr 21 Apr 22 Apr 23 Apr 24 Apr 25 Apr 26Apr 27Apr 28 Apr 29 Apr30 Statlers on ChurchEvery Tue Every WedEvery ThuEvery Fri EverySat Every Sun Ten Feet TallEvery 2nd and 4th TuesdayEvery Thu Saturday Night Cabaret, 8PM paywhat-you-canApr2 Apr 9 Apr 16 Apr23 Apr 30 SundayAfternoon Matinee, 3:30-6:30 NO COVER:Apr 3 Apr 10 Apr 17 Trane StudioApr 23 TranzacEvery Mon Every Fri Apr1 Apr 2 Apr 3Apr 5 Apr 6. Apr 7 Apr 8 Apr 9 Apr 10Apr 12 Apr 13 Apr 14Apr 15 Apr 16Apr 17 Apr 19Apr 20 Apr 21Apr 22 Apr 23 Apr 24 Apr 26 Apr 27 Apr 28Apr 29Apr 30 Zemra Bar & LoungeEvery Wed Open Mic and JamApril 1 - May 7, 2011 55

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