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Volume 17 Issue 7 - April 2012

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B. Concerts Beyond the

B. Concerts Beyond the GTA C. In the Clubs (Mostly Jazz)Thursday May 03• 2:00: Shaw Festival. Ragtime. See Apr 10.Friday May 04• 2:00: Shaw Festival. Ragtime. See Apr 10.• 2:00: Stratford Shakespeare Festival.42nd Street. See Apr 12.• 8:00: Eggplant Entertainment. An Eveningwith Measha Brueggergosman. “I’ve Got ACrush On You” CD release concert, featuringworks by Gershwin, Porter, Lerner & Lowe, R.Sexmith, J. Mitchell, L. Feist and others. WithAaron Davis, piano; Robert Piltch, guitar; MartyMelanson, bass; John Johnson and ChrisMitchell, woodwinds; Dave Burton, drums.Grand Theatre, 218 Princess St., Kingston.613-530-2050. .50–.50.• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Baroque& Beyond: Musical Jokes. Biber: Battalia;Mozart: Ein musikalischer Spass (a MusicalJoke); Telemann: Grillen-symphonie (CricketSymphony); Haydn: Symphony No.45 “Farewell.”Stephen Sitarski, conductor. HarcourtUnited Memorial Church, 87 DeanAve., Guelph. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. . Also May 2 (Waterloo) and May 5(Cambridge).Saturday May 05• 2:00: King Edward Choir. Feathers on thePage. World premiere of commission by playwright/composerLeslie Arden. Hi-Way PentecostalChurch, 50 Anne St. N., Barrie.705-252-5212. /(adv); (17 andunder); (concert and gala). See listingssection D, “The ETCeteras,” under Galas &Fundraisers.• 2:00: Shaw Festival. Ragtime. See Apr 10.• 2:00: Stratford Shakespeare Festival.42nd Street. See Apr 12.• 7:30: Northumberland Orchestra & Choir.A Feast of Baroque. Handel/Hardy: Water MusicSuite; Vivaldi: Summer and Winter fromThe Four Seasons; Bach: Magnificat. MichaelNewnham, conductor; guest: David Shewchuk,violin. Trinity United Church, 284 DivisionSt., Cobourg. 905-372-2210. ;(sr); (st); free(under 12, with accompanyingadult).• 7:30: Serenata Community Choir. SpringSongs. Selection of sacred and secular music.Gary Heard, conductor. St. Paul’s UnitedChurch, 308 King St., Midland. 705-526-4724. ; (st).• 8:00: Da Capo Chamber Choir. CelebratingHome. Works by Schafer, Chatman andother Canadian composers. Guest: CatherineRobertson, piano. St. John the Evangelist AnglicanChurch, 23 Water St. N., Kitchener.Publicity, press kits& image consultingfor performers416.544.1803www.lizpr.com519-725-7549. ; (sr/st); (eyeGO).Also May 6(mat).• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Baroque& Beyond: Musical Jokes. Biber: Battalia;Mozart: Ein musikalischer Spass (a MusicalJoke); Telemann: Grillen-symphonie (CricketSymphony); Haydn: Symphony No.45 “Farewell.”Stephen Sitarski, conductor. CentralPresbyterian Church, 7 Queens Sq.,Cambridge. 519-745-4711 or 1-888-745-4717. . Also May 2 (Waterloo) and May 4(Guelph).• 8:00: NUMUS. The Element Choir. Newworks for improvisational choir. Element Choir,Christine Duncan, director; Jean Martin, percussion;William Parker, bass; Jim Lewis,trumpet; Eric Robertson, organ. Knox UnitedChurch, 50 Erb St. W., Waterloo. 519-896-3362. ; (sr); (under 29); (strush).Sunday May 06• 2:30: Georgian Music. Nathaniel Dett Chorale.Spiritual, gospel, jazz, blues and classicalworks. Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, 50 AnneSt. N., Barrie. 705-726-1181. By subscriptiononly.• 2:30: Orchestra Kingston. Light-heartedClassics. David: Concertino for Trombone No.4;and works by von Suppé, Strauss, Tchaikovsky,Palmer and Copland. John Palmer, conductor;guest: Taylor Donaldson, trombone. SalvationArmy Citadel, 802 Centennial Dr., Kingston.613-382-2276. ; .• 3:00: Da Capo Chamber Choir. CelebratingHome. See May 5.• 3:00: Wellington Winds. Gandalf MeetsGodzilla. Music by Chance, Whitacre, de Meij,Pryor and Hartman. John Monkhouse, trombone;Jim Edwards, euphonium; Daniel Warren,conductor. Knox Presbyterian Church, 50 ErbSt. W., Waterloo. 519-579-3097. ; ;free(st). Also Apr 29 (Kitchener).• 7:30: Achill Choral Society. Pomp andCircumstance. Music for grand occasions, includingMozart’s Coronation Mass K317. A.Dale Wood, conductor. Christ Church Anglican,22 Nancy St., Bolton. 705-435-1091. ; (13 and under). Also April 21(Orangeville).Monday May 07• 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo ChamberMusic Society. Made in Canada Piano Quartet.Brahms: Piano Quartet No.3 in c; Dvořák:Piano Quartet No.2 in Eb Op.87. Angela Park,piano; Elissa Lee, violin; Tawnya Popoff, viola;Rachel Mercer, cello. KWCMS Music Room, 57Young St. W., Waterloo. 519-886-1673. ;(sr); (st).Alleycatz2409 Yonge St. 416-481-6865www.alleycatz.caEvery Mon 8pm Salsa Night w DJ Frank Bischun,w lessons. Every Tue 8:30pm Carlo Berardinucciand the Double A Jazz Swing Band,with lessons Cover. Every Wed 8:30pmSwingin’ Jazz and Blues, Funky R&B w GraycefulDaddies. Every Thu Soul, R&B and Reggae; Refreshments, No Cover. Fri and SatFunk, Soul, Reggae, R&B, Top 40 Coverw/out dinner reservations. Apr 1 Local Musicis Sexy. Apr 6 Ascension. Apr 7 Soular. Apr12 Lady Kane. Apr 13 Real World Film FestivalMusic Night. Apr 14 Soular. Apr 19, 20,21 Lady Kane. Apr 26 Firesound. Apr 27, 28Uptown.Aquila Restaurant347 Keele St. 416-761-7474Live Blues Wednesday to Saturday Nights 9pm.Open Jam Sundays 4-8pm.Artword Artbar15 Colbourne St., Hamilton. 905-543-8512www.artword.netApr 5 8pm Lost & Found Showcase. PWYC.Apr 11 8pm Little City; Shawn Clarke. .Apr 12 8pm Beg to Differ Jazz Trio . Apr14 8pm Mark McNeil CD Launch $TBA. Apr15 8pm What the Folk? $TBA. Apr 18 8pmSean Dowhaniuk Group PWYC. Apr 19 8pm SophiaPerlman (vocals); Adrean Farrugia (piano)/(st). Apr 20 8pm Kori Pop, vocals;Ophelia Syndrome CD Release . Apr 21 8pmBrenna MacCrimmon & Friends. /(adv).Apr 26 7pm Singalong with Jane and SamPWYC (- sugg).Azure Restaurant & Barat the Intercontinental Hotel225 Front St. W. 416-597-3701www.azurerestaurant.caEvery Thu, Fri, Sat 5:30-10:30pm Dan BodanisTrio w Bernie Senensky and SteveWallace.Black Swan, The154 Danforth Ave. 416-469-0537Every Wed 9:30pm The Danforth Jam w JonLong and Friends.Bon Vivant Restaurant1924 Avenue Rd. 416-630-5153www.bonvivantdining.comEvery Thu Bill Naphan Solo Guitar 6-9pm.Every Fri 6-9pm Margaret Stowe Solo Guitar.Castro’s Lounge2116 Queen St. E. 416-699-8272www.castroslounge.comNo Cover/PWYC.Every Sun 4pm Live jazz. Every Mon 9:30pmRockabilly Night. Every Tue Quiet Revolution:acoustic songwriter jam night w/ host Andrea deBoer. Every Wed 9:30pm Smokey Folk (Bluegrass/Rockabilly).Every Thu 9:30pm JerryLegere and the Situation.C’est What67 Front St. E. 416-860-9000www.cestwhat.com (full schedule)Sun Apr 1, 15, 29 3-6pm Jazz with Del Dakoand Guests No Cover/PWYCSat Apr 7, 21 3-6pm Hot Five Jazzmakers .Chalkers Pub, Billiards & Bistro247 Marlee Ave. 416-789-2531www.chalkerspub.com (full schedule)Every Tue 7:30-10:30pm Grand Tuesdays:Robi Botos on solo piano. Every Wed 8pm-midnightGirls Night Out Vocalist-Friendly Jazz Jamw host Lisa Particelli (vocals/flute); Peter Hill(piano); Ross MacIntyre (bass); Norman MarshallVilleneuve (drums) PWYC. Apr 1 7-10pmJoel Hartt (vocals); Reg Schwager (guitar); DuncanHopkins (bass) . Apr 7 6-9pm DaveYoung Quartet . Apr 14 6-9pm Mike MurleyTrio: Murley (tenor sax); Reg Schwager (guitar);Jim Vivian (bass) ; 9:30pm-2am Soul StewNo Cover. Apr 15 7-10pm Maureen Kennedy(vocals); Reg Schwager (guitar); Steve Wallace(bass) . Apr 21 6-9pm NMV Quintet: NormanMarshall Villeneuve (drums); Gordon Sheard(piano); Aaron Carter (bass); Stephen Hall(tenor sax); Alexander Brown (trumpet). Apr28 6-9pm Lorne Lofsky Trio: Lofsky (guitar); KieranOvers (bass); Barry Romberg (drums) .Apr 29 7-10pm Hillcrest Valley Choir: Tribute toDuke Ellington .Cherry Street Restaurant, The275 Cherry St. 416-461-5111All shows 7:30-10:30pm. Coverwww.cherryst.caApr 5 Eric St. Laurent Trio. Apr 12 Alex Pangman& Her Alleycats. Apr 19 Morgan ChildsTrio. Apr 26 Ilana Waldston Quartet.Classico Pizza & Pasta2457 Bloor St. W. 416-763-1313Every Thu 7pm Jazz Guitarist Nate RennerNo Cover.Cobourg, The533 Parliament St. 416-913-7538Jazz Sundays 9pmNo CoverCoco Rogue Chocolate Lounge, The2097 Yonge St. 416-901-2626www.coco-rogue.comEvery Thu John Campbell No Cover. Every Friand Sat Alex James No Cover.Communist’s Daughter, The1149 Dundas St. W. 647-435-0103Every Sat 4-7pm Gypsy Jazz w Michael Johnson& Red Rhythm: Michael Louis Johnson(trumpet/vocals) Roberto Rosenman (guitar)Terry Wilkins (bass).DeSotos1079 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-651-2109Every Thu 8pm-midnight Open Mic Jazz Jam,hosted by Double A Jazz. Every Sun 11am-2pm Brunch w Double A Jazz and Guest.Dominion on Queen500 Queen St. E. 416-368-6893www.dominiononqueen.comEvery Sun 11am-3pm Rockabilly Brunch.Every Tue 8:30pm Corktown Django Jam whost Wayne Nakamura PWYC. Every WedCorktown Uke Jam. Every Sat Ronnie Hayward4:00-7:30pm. Apr 7 8:30pm Brian RoseLittle Big Band . Apr 13 9pm Sly Blue .Apr 14 9pm Jordana Talsky . Apr 20 8pmIan McGillivray: 5 Cent Candies CD Release .Apr 27 9pm Havana to Toronto . Apr 289:30pm Jerome Godboo . Apr 29 7-11pmMusical Theatre Cabaret PWYC.56 thewholenote.com April 1 – May 7, 2012

April 1 – May 7, 2012Dovercourt House805 Dovercourt Rd. 416-537-3337www.odd-socks.org (full schedule)Fri Apr 20 9:10pm-1am 3rd Friday Blues DanceParty with Roberta Hunt & the Gents. Dance; with class. Every Sat 9pm-1am SaturdayNight Swing: Dance featuring Live SwingBands and dance lessons. Dance ; withone class, with both.Emmet Ray, The924 College St. 416-792-4497All shows 9pm unless otherwise noted. PWYC.www.theemmetray.com (full schedule)Apr 1 Tyler Emond Group. Apr 2 Sam DickinsonTrio. Apr 4 Alistair Christl Group. Apr 5 JohnWayne Swingtet. Apr 8 Mark Paterson BadBoyz Trio. Apr 9 David French (sax); MichaelDavidson (vibes); Dan Fortin (bass); Fabio Ragnelli(drums). Apr 11 Peter Boyd & Friends. Apr12 Box Full of Cash. Apr 16 Phill Albert: CD Release.Apr 18 Alistair Christl. Apr 19 Vokurka’sVicarious Virtuoso Violin. Apr 23 Max SennettGroup. Apr 25 Alistair Christl. Apr 26 9pm MikkoHilden’s Gypsy Swing Trio. Apr 30 JesseMalone Quintet.Flying Beaver Pubaret, The488 Parliament St. 647-347-6567www.pubaret.com (full schedule)Apr 26 7:30pm Julie Michels /(adv).Gallery Studio, The2877 Lake Shore Blvd., Etobicoke.416-253-0285www.thegallerystudiocafe.caEvery Tue Jazz Jam with Humber College walumni house band: Riley O’Connor (drums);Scott Kemp (bass); Scott Metcalf (piano); ShiranthaBeddage (saxophone); Lee Wallace (guitar).Every Thu 7pm Kirk MacDonald/AlHenderson Duo . Every Sat 4:30-7pm TheCooking Channel No Cover. Every Sun 1:30pmBirds of a Feather; 4pm Fair Trade; 7pm ElizabethMartins Quartet No Cover. Apr 6 8pm BoraLim. Apr 7 7pm Andrew Jackson Quintet ;8pm JT Kim Quintet . Apr 11 7:30pm UptownSwing Band . Apr 13 8pm Hayley RyersonQuintet . Apr 14 8pm Hanna Kim Trio. Apr 20 8pm Emergence Trio . Apr 268pm Andrew Green Quartet with Robin Jessome/(st). Apr 28 Jaclyn Guillou Quintet .Gate 403403 Roncesvalles Ave. 416-588-2930www.gate403.comAll shows: PWYC.Apr 1 5pm Water Colorist with Jazz PianoSolo; 9pm Nicole Aube. Apr 2 5pm Mat Mac-Donald Jazz Band; 9pm Richard Whiteman/Laura Hubert Band. Apr 3 5pm Mary CatherineMcNinch-Pazzano Duo; 9pm Julian FauthBlues Night. Apr 4 5pm Brian Cobert/Aslan GotovBlues Duo; 9pm Kurt Nielsen/Richard WhitemanJazz Band. Apr 5 5pm Melissa Lauren JazzBand; 9pm Mikko Hilden Standards Jazz Quartet.Apr 6 5pm Elizabeth Martins Jazz Trio; 9pmReide Kaiser: Doc Barrister’s Harlem Rhythm.Apr 7 5pm Bill Heffernan & Friends; 9pm AlanLeatherman Jazz Band. Apr 8 5pm Jeff ScarrottJazz Band; 9pm Valeria Matzner and Sabor LatinJazz Band. Apr 9 5pm Denis Schingh; 9pm RichardWhiteman/Laura Hubert Jazz Band. Apr10 5pm Noam Lemish Jazz Band; 9pm JulianFauth Blues Night. Apr 11 5pm Brian Cobert/Aslan Gotov Blues Duo; 9pm Ken Kawashima &Bob Vespaziani Blues Band. Apr 12 5pm AlexSamaras Jazz Band; 9pm Kevin Laliberté. Apr13 5pm Sarah Kennedy & Matt Pines; 9pmSweet Derrick Blues Band. Apr 14 5pm BillHeffernan & Friends; 9pm Donna Greenberg JazzBand. Apr 15 5pm Joanne Morra & the FranceSt. Trio; 9pm Kristin Lindell Jazz Band. Apr 165pm Brendan Davis Jazz Band; 9pm RichardWhiteman/Laura Hubert Jazz Band. Apr 17 5pmByung-Gul Jung Jazz Band; 9pm Julian FauthBlues Night. Apr 18 5pm Brian Cobert/Aslan GotovBlues Duo; 9pm Rommel Reyes Jazz Duo.Apr 19 5pm Carol Oya Jazz Band; 9pm BartekKozminski El Mosaico Flamenco Jazz Fusion.Apr 20 5pm Bobby Hsu Jazz Band; 9pm FraserMelvin Blues Band. Apr 21 5pm Bill Heffernan& Friends; 9pm Patrick Tevlin’s New OrleansRhythm. Apr 22 5pm Anything Goes; 9pm RobinBanks Jazz Band. Apr 23 5pm Jake KoffmanJazz Band; 9pm Richard Whiteman/Laura HubertJazz Band. Apr 24 5pm Andy Malette PianoSolo; 9pm Julian Fauth Blues Night. Apr 255pm Brian Cobert/Aslan Gotov Blues Duo; 9pmBlakeley Walker Trio. Apr 26 5pm Dan MockTrio; 9pm Cyndi Carleton Jazz Band. Apr 275pm Andy de Campos Plus Trio; 9pm DenielleBassels Jazz Band. Apr 28 5pm Bill Heffernan& Friends; 9pm Donné Roberts Band. Apr 295pm Bari’d Alive; 9pm Brownman Akoustic Trio.Apr 30 5pm Noah Sherman Jazz Band; 9pm RichardWhiteman/Laura Hubert Jazz Band. iGladstone Hotel1214 Queen St. W. 416-531-4635www.gladstonehotel.comApr 1 2pm: Great Canadian Fiddle Session NoCover. Apr 5 9pm Toronto Blues Society Presents:Layla Zoe No Cover. Apr 6 9pm Tim BastmeyerTrio No Cover. Apr 11 9pm Swing Nightwith Combo Royale No Cover. Apr 27 9pmOri Dagan "Less Than Three" CD ReleaseSaturday April 28 at 8pmwith special guest Jane BunnettAl Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave.Buy tickets online at www.algreentheatre.caor by phone at 416-924-6211(door)/(adv), (senior/student)/(adv).www.oridagan.comJohnny Cash Tribute No Cover. Apr 28 9pm JoanneMackell & Tru Grit No Cover.Grossman’s Tavern“Toronto’s Home of the Blues”379 Spadina Ave. 416-977-1210www.grossmanstavern.com (full schedule)All shows: No Cover.Every Sat 4-8pm The Happy Pals matinee.Every Sun 9:30pm-2am The Nationals w BrianCober: Double Slide Guitar Open Stage Jam.Every Mon 9:30 No Band Required. Apr 2 MizDebbie and the Don Valley Stompers. Apr 6Sandie Marie; City Soul. Apr 7 Fried Angel. Apr13 Tone Dogs. Apr 14 Chloe Watkinson and theCrossroads. Apr 21 Porch Dog. Apr 27 FrankieFoo. Apr 28 Caution Jam.Harlem Restaurant67 Richmond St. E. 416-368-1920www.harlemrestaurant.com (full schedule)All shows: No Cover.Every Mon 8pm-12am Open Jam Night withCarolyn T Band with opening guest. Every Fri/Sat 7:30-11:30pm Jazz/Blues. Apr 6 Jake Wilkinson.Apr 7 Maiko Watson. Apr 13 Dan Mc-Lean Jr. Apr 14 Gyles feat James King. Apr 20Josh Lehman. Apr 21 Joanna Mohammed. Apr27 Treson. Apr 28 Canali Duetto.Harlem Underground Restaurant/Bar745 Queen St. W. 416-366-4743www.harlemrestaurant.com/undergroundEvery Tue John Campbell. Every Thu CarlBray Trio. Every Fri, Sat Carl Bray.Hirut Restaurant2050 Danforth Ave. 416-551-7560thewholenote.com 57

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