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Volume 19 Issue 7 - April 2014

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Every Mon 10pm Open Mic. Apr 10 9:30pmHeavyweights Brass Band feat. Ogguere.Apr 30 9pm Wayne Cass JazzRock Jam.Pilot Tavern, The22 Cumberland Ave. All shows: 3:30pm. No Cover.Apr 5 Parkdale Organization. Apr 12 NMVJazz Message. Apr 19 Alexis Baro Quintet.Apr 26 TBA.Poetry Jazz Café224 Augusta Ave. (full schedule)Rasputin Vodka Bar780 Queen St. E. 416-469-3737rasputinvodkabar.comEvery Tue 7pm Jazz Night w/ Linda Carone.Apr 25 8pm Electro-Swing w/ Micky Twist.Reposado Bar & Lounge136 Ossington Ave. All shows: PWYC.Every Wed 9:30pm Spy vs Sly vs Spy. EveryThu, Fri 10pm The Reposadists Quartet.C. In the Clubs (Mostly Jazz)Reservoir Lounge, The52 Wellington St. E. (full schedule).Every Tue 7-9pm Apres Work Series;9:45pm Tyler Yarema and his Rhythm. EveryWed 7-9pm Apres Work Series; 9:45pm Bradleyand the Bouncers. Every Thu 7-9pm ApresWork Series (Apr 3 Alex Pangman) 9:45pmMary McKay. Every Fri 9:45pm Dee Dee andthe Dirty Martinis. Every Sat 9:45pm TylerYarema and his Rhythm.Rex Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar, The194 Queen St. W. (call for cover charge info)Apr 1 6:30pm Carissa Neufeld Trio; 9:30pmJason Stillman. Apr 2 6:30pm Morgan ChildsTrio; 9:30pm Johnny Griffith. Apr 3 6:30pmRoss Wooldridge Trio; 9:30pm Parc-X Trio.Apr 4 4pm Hogtown Syncopators; 6:30pmArtie Roth Quartet; 9:45pm Eric St. LaurentTrio. Apr 5 12pm Danny Marks & Friends;3:30pm Laura Hubert Band; 7pm Nick Teehan;9:45pm Frank Botos Quartet. Apr 6 12pmExcelsior Dixieland Jazz; 3:30pm Club Django;7pm Tim Hamel Birthday Show; 9:30pmIsamu McGregor. Apr 7 6:30pm U of T StudentJazz Orchestras; 9:30pm N.O.J.O. Apr 86:30pm Carissa Neufeld; 9:30pm Classic RexJazz Jam. Apr 9 6:30pm Morgan Childs Trio;9:30pm Michael Dunston/Dave Young: Tributeto Donny Hathaway. Apr 10 6:30pm RossWooldridge Trio; 9:30pm Michael Dunston/Dave Young: Tribute to Donny Hathaway.Apr 11 4pm Hogtown Syncopators; 6:30pmArtie Roth Quartet; 9:45pm Norman MarshallVilleneuve. Apr 12 12pm Danny Marks &Friends; 3:30pm Dan White Sextet; 7pm NickTeehan Group; 9:45pm Dave Restivo Quintet.Apr 13 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz;3:30pm Dr. Nick Blues; 7pm James BrownTrio; 9:30pm Barry Romberg’s Strictly fromPrehistoric. Apr 14 6:30pm Peter Hill Quintet;9:30pm Al Kay’s Jerry Johnson Tribute.Apr 15 6:30pm Carissa Neufeld; 9:30pmMary Rynkyn’s Morta. Apr 16 6:30pm MorganChilds; 9:30pm ‘Nuf Said. Apr 17 6:30pm RossWooldridge Trio; 9:45pm Tony Monaco OrganTrio. Apr 18 4pm Hogtown Syncopators;6:30pm Artie Roth Quartet; 9:45pm TonyMonaco Organ Trio. Apr 19 12pm DannyMarks & Friends; 3:30pm Octokats CDRelease; 7pm Nick Teehan Group; 9:45pmRiverside. Apr 20 12pm Excelsior DixielandJazz; 3:30pm Red Hot Ramble; 7:30pm RadioheadJazz Project. Apr 21 6:30pm PeterHill Quintet; 9:30pm John Cheesman JazzOrchestra. Apr 22 6:30pm Carissa Neufeld;9:30pm Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Apr 23 6:30pmMorgan Childs; 9:30pm Ingrid Jensen w/Mike Webster. Apr 24 6:30pm Ross WooldridgeTrio; 9:30pm Ingrid Jensen w/ MikeWebster. Apr 25 4pm Hogtown Syncopators;6:30pm Artie Roth Quartet; 9:45pm Avi Granite6. Apr 26 12pm Danny Marks & Friends;3:30pm Swing Shift Big Band; 7pm Nick TeehanGroup; 9:45pm Soul Stew. Apr 27 12pmExcelsior Dixieland Jazz; 3:30pm FreewayDixieland; 7pm James Brown Trio; 9:45pmHarley Card Quintet. Apr 28 6:30pm PeterHill Quintet; 9:30pm John MacLeod’s RexHotel Orchestra. Apr 29 6:30pm CarissaNeufeld; 9:30pm Brad Cheesman. Apr 306:30pm Morgan Childs Trio; 9:30pm Eli BennettQuartet.Salty Dog Bar & Grill, The1980 Queen St. E. 416-849-5064saltydogbarandgrill.caAll shows 7-10pm, No Cover.Apr 1, 15, 29 Greg Pilo Quartet.Seven44(Formerly Chick n’ Deli/The People’s Chicken)744 Mount Pleasant Rd. (full schedule)Every Sat 4-7pm Climax Jazz Band . EveryMon 7:30pm Big Band Night. No Cover.Statlers487 Church St. 416-922-0487All Shows: No Cover/PWYCEvery Mon 9:30pm-1am SINGular Sensation:Musical Theatre Open Mic w/ JenniferWalls, Donovan LeNabat & Jamie Bird. EveryTue 10pm Top Star Tuesday: Talent Night.Every Wed 6-10pm Kendall Partington. EveryThu 9:30pm Open Mic w/ Donovan LeNabat& Jamie Bird. Every Sat 10pm-1:30am KendallPartington.Tranzac292 Brunswick Ave. (full schedule)3-4 shows daily, various styles. Mostly PWYC.Every Mon 7pm This is Awesome; 10pmOpen Mic. Every Fri 5pm The Foolish Things.Every Sat 3pm Jamzac. This month’s showsinclude: Apr 1 10pm Peripheral Vision. Apr 27:30pm Katie DuTemple. Apr 6 7:30pm Composer’sCollective. Apr 8 7:30pm Aurochs;10pm Stop Time. Apr 9 7:30pm David Woodhead& Tim Posgate. Apr 11 10pm Scaramella.Apr 13 10pm See Through Trio. Apr 1510pm Ken McDonald Quartet. Apr 16 10pmMB10. Apr 17, 18 10pm St. Dirt ElementarySchool Seder. Apr 20 3pm Alaniaris; 5pmMonk’s Music. Apr 23 7:30pm Trevor Giancola.Apr 25 10pm Ryan Driver Quartet. Apr 2710pm Steve Ward Presents. Apr 29 10pmNick Fraser Presents.Victory Café, The581 Markham St. 416-516-5787Every Wed 9:30pm-12am Hot Jazz StringQuartet. No Cover/PWYC. Every Sun 9pmOpen Mic.Virgin Mobile Mod Club722 College St. 416-925-7533Apr 4 9pm Patrizia: Rock the Throne/(adv).GALAS & FUNDRAISERS● Apr 3, 6:30: Dancemakers/BMO FinancialGroup. 40th Anniversary Season GalaFundraiser. Dinner-style appetizers, drinks,champagne and desserts, with the premiereof the new dance work AROUND. DancemakersCentre for Creation, Distillery District,9 Trinity St. . For● Apr 9, 6:00: VIVA! Youth Singers ofToronto. Here’s a How-De-Do!: A Gilbert andSullivan Primer. Cocktails, silent auction andsolo performances from choristers with leadingroles in VIVA!’s upcoming performanceof Mikado, followed by dinner and a concert.Jennifer Taverner, soprano; Krisztina Szabò,mezzo; Justin Ralph, tenor and Peter Barret,baritone. St. Lawrence Hall, 157 King St.E. 416-788-8482. 5. For details:● Apr 12, 6:00: Orchestra Toronto. Fire andBrilliance Fundraising Gala. Music by orchestramusicians, big band, dancing, silent auctionand gourmet food. Wychwood Barns,601 Christie St. 416-467-7142. 0.● Apr 28, 6:30: Regent Park School ofD. The ETCeterasZipperz72 Carlton St. 416-921-0066All shows: No Cover/PWYC.Every Tue 10-12am Effervescence w/ DonavonLeNabat & Natasha Buckeridge. EveryFri 7-9pm Roxxie Terrain w/ Adam Weinmann.Music. CRESCENDO 2014. Annual fundraisersponsored by Element Financial Corporation.Performances by Jim Cuddy, the Devin CuddyBand and the students of Regent Park Schoolof Music. Ada Slaight Hall, Daniels Spectrum,585 Dundas St. E. 416-364-8900. 0. Fordetails:● May 4, 3:00: Women’s Musical Club ofToronto. Fundraising Concert. In support ofthe 2015 Career Development Award. Featuring2006 CDA winner Shannon Mercer,soprano, with pianist Steven Philcox. Ticketprices includes light refreshments, donationand a ticket to the 2015 CDA competition.Integral House, 194 Roxborough Dr. 416-923-7052. 0.COMPETITIONS● Deadline to Apply: May 1: HarbourfrontCentre’s SoundClash Music Award. Callfor submissions of independent artists andbands to take the stage at this summer’sSoundClash Award. ,000 in prizes. Competitorsmust reside in the GTA. Submissionsto be made via For ISALMOSTHERE!Our 3rd floor “Jazz Cellar”Patio opens May 1stAlso available for privateor corporate eventsVisit jazzbistro.ca56 | April 1 – May 7, 2014

LECTURES & SYMPOSIA● Apr 1, 1:30: Opera Appreciation with IainScott. Viva Puccini!: Turandot. Video excerptsof great productions and performances ofgreat singers with leading opera educator.Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre,750 Spadina Ave. 416-924-6211 x115. (fullseries)/(drop in).● Apr 2 and 9, 1:00: The Jubilee Livingand Learning Lecture Series. From Medievalto Modern – A Listener’s Guide to ClassicalMusic. Dr. Arthur Wenk, lecturer. Seriesstarted in March. Apr 2: The Romantic Period;Apr 9: The Modern Period. Jubilee UnitedChurch, 40 Underhill Dr. 416-447-6846.(single lecture).● Apr 5, 7:00: Toronto Gilbert and SullivanSociety. Evening of Gilbert and SullivanTalk and Song. St. Andrew’s United Church,117 Bloor St. E. 416-763-0832. Free.● Apr 6, 2:00: Toronto Opera Club. All in theOperatic Family. Guest speaker bass-baritoneGary Relyea. Room 330, Edward JohnsonBldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-924-3940. .● Apr 11, 7:00: Etobicoke PhilharmonicOrchestra. Explore the Score. Talk to enrichconcert experience, with musical examplesand multimedia. Develop a deeper understandingof the music to be performed onApr 11 . Sabatino Vacca, lecturer. Humber ValleyUnited Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke.416-239-5665. Free; call to register. Forconcert details, see Section A: Apr 11.● Apr 12: Guitar Society of Toronto. GuitarWeekend: Lectures. 10:30am: Stephen Goss;2:00pm: Alexander Dunn. Northrop Frye Hall,73 Queen’s Park. 416-964-8298. . For sameday concert see Section A: Apr 12.● Apr 27 2:30—4:00: The Hymn Society. PrairiePastor & Hymn Poet — Walter Farquharson:Work & Legacy. Presented by Paul Stott.Refreshments @ 2:00. Trinity St. Paul’s UnitedChurch, 427 Bloor St.E.. 416-342-6034. Freewilldonation.● May 6, 7:00: North York Central Library.COC Talk: Massenet’s Don Quichotte. Operahistory, production insights and guided listeningby Wayne Gooding. North York CentralLibrary Auditorium, 5120 Yonge St. 416-395-5639. Free; call to register.MASTERCLASSES● Various dates: Royal Conservatory. GlennGould School Student Masterclasses. Studentsof the Glenn Gould School work withguest artists. Open for auditors. Apr 4, timeTBD: John W, Thorne, flute; Apr 4, 1:00: NeilShicoff, voice; Apr 4, 10:00am and 2:00pm:David Perry, violin; Apr 4 and 5, 10:00am and2:00pm: Richard Goode, piano. MazzoleniHall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free.Venue Rental● Apr 13, 1:00: Guitar Society of Toronto.Guitar Weekend: Masterclass - Roland Dyens.Northrop Frye Hall, 73 Queen’s Park. 416-964-8298. .WORKSHOPS● Apr 5, time TBA: Continuum ContemporaryMusic/Arraymusic/Music Gallery.Workshop with Trio 7090. Dutch andCanadian composers and performers critiquingworks, as part of Continuum’s GaudeamusMuziekweek tribute. Music Gallery,197 John St. 416-924-4945. ; (sr/artsworker); (st). For details: Choral Workshop withDr. Stephen DarlingtonandChrist ChurchCathedral Choir,Oxford UKMonday April 7th,7:30 pm● Apr 7, 7:30: Grace Church-on-the-Hill.Choral Workshop for choirs and conductors.With the Christ Church Cathedral Choirof Oxford, UK and Dr. Stephen Darlington.300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-488-7884. ;(adv). Group rate, call church for details.● Apr 11, 12:00 noon–4:00pm: Tangled Artand Disability. Building a Worldwide ArtsMovement. Workshop led by Leroy F. Mooreengaging artists and community membersin an exploration of Krip-Hop culture and theresources available to hip-hop artists withdisabilities. Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 DundasSt. W. Free; registration required. To● Apr 11, 7:30: CAMMAC Recorder Players’Society. Renaissance and Baroque Workshop.For recorders and other early instruments.Mount Pleasant Road Baptist Church,527 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-480-1853. ;free(members). Refreshments provided.● Apr 13, 1:30: Toronto Early Music PlayersOrganization. Early music workshop forHeliconian Hallplucked strings, bowed strings and woodwinds.Sylvia Bergeron, conductor. Bring yourinstruments and music stand; scores will beprovided. Armour Heights Community Centre,2140 Avenue Rd. 416-537-3733. .● Apr 26, 10:30am–1:00pm: Toronto MendelssohnChoir. Singsation Saturday ChoralWorkshop. Sing with the choir. Operetta,musical theatre, choral arrangements of poptunes. David Ambrose, guest conductor. CameronHall, Yorkminster Park Baptist Church,1585 Yonge St. 416-598-0422 x221. .Refreshments included.● Apr 26, 1:30–5:00: CAMMAC RecorderPlayers’ Society. Renaissance and BaroqueSpring Workshop. For recorders and otherearly instruments. Mount Pleasant Road BaptistChurch, 527 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-480-1853. ; (members). Refreshmentsprovided.● Apr 27, 2:00: CAMMAC Toronto Region.Reading for Singers and Instrumentalists.Glick: Triumph of the Spirit. ShawnGrenke, conductor. Christ Church DeerPark, 1570 Yonge St. 416-551-5183. ;(members).● May 3, 9:00am–4:00pm: Cobourg HighlandGames Society. Piping and DrummingWorkshop. Instructors include GordonBrown, Drew Duthart, Ken Eller, DougMacRea, Reid Maxwell and others. CobourgTrinity United Church, 2874 Division St. 905-373-1956. . For details: to follow: seeSection B: Listings Beyond the GTA.● May 4, 1:30: Toronto Early Music PlayersOrganization. Early music workshopLYDIA ADAMS, Conductor & Artistic Directorfor strings and woodwinds. Joëlle Morton,conductor. Bring your recorders, earlyinstruments and music stand; scores will beprovided. Armour Heights Community Centre,2140 Avenue Rd. 416-537-3733. .SCREENINGS● Apr 3, 8:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival.The Wind (1928); Silent Toronto Photoplays;Best of TUFF 2013. Music by William O’Meara,piano. Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave. 416-461-9287. .● Apr 4, 7:30: Toronto Silent Film Festival.City Girl (1930); Silent Toronto Photoplays.Music by Fern Lindzon, piano. Carlton Cinema,2 Carlton St. 416-461-9287. .● Apr 6, 4:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival.1000 Laffs Comedy Shorts Programme.Music by Laura Silberberg, piano. Fox Theatre,2236 Queen St. E. 416-461-9287.● Apr 5, 6:30: Tafelmusik and the TorontoSymphony Orchestra. Movie Night: The RedViolin. Carlton Cinema, 20 Carlton St.● Apr 7, 6:30: Royal Conservatory/Hot DocsFilm Festival. Music On Film Festival: Wavemakers.History of the electronic musicalinstrument, the Ondes Martenot. OndisteGenevieve Grenier will give a brief demonstrationof the instrument after the film.Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, 506 Bloor St. W./(members).● Apr 7, 8:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival/TorontoTheatre Organ Society. SevenYears Bad Luck, (1921). Music by Clark Wilson,The Amadeus Choir ofGreater Toronto, LydiaAdams , conductor, willbe holding May/Juneauditions for newmembers.Looking for ALL voices!To arrange an audition please contact Olena Jatsyshyn at 416-446-0188or by email at Amadeus Choir’ s 2014-2015 40th Anniversary Season –“Choral Connections, 40 Years of Song” – will include 2 worldpremieres ; Mozart performances with the TSO & Peter Oundjian;a 40th Anniversary Gala Concert ; and , of course , our annual CelticCelebration.Rehearsals are held on Tuesday evenings (7:30-10 pm) atChurch of the Ascension (Don Mills area, near Lawrence Ave . E.)For more information, April 1 – May 7, 2014 | 57

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