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Volume 22 Issue 1 - September 2016

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  • September
  • Toronto
  • Jazz
  • October
  • Festival
  • Symphony
  • Musical
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  • Theatre
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Music lover's TIFF (our fifth annual guide to the Toronto International Film Festival); Aix Marks the Spot (how Brexit could impact on operatic co-production); The Unstoppable Howard Cable (an affectionate memoir of a late chapter in the life of of a great Canadian arranger; Kensington Jazz Story (the newest kid on the festival block flexes its muscles). These stories and much more as we say a lingering goodbye to summer and turn to the task, for the 22nd season, of covering the live and recorded music that make Southern Ontario tick.

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of Fiddlers Green $22.50(adv)/(door). September 14 Jerome Tucker Band – CD Release (adv)/$22.50(door). September 15 Sheila Carabine – Debut Solo Album Release Show (adv)/(door). September 16 Ron Nigrini $22.50(adv)/(door). September 17 Rita Chiarelli and her band Sweet Loretta .50(adv)/(door). September 19 Sylvia Tyson & Scarlet Rivera (adv)/(door). September 20 Mike Peters (of The Alarm & Big Country) (adv)/(door). September 21 7pm ALAS Benefit (adv)/.50(door). September 22 Jethro Tull’s Martin Barre Band (adv)/(door). September 23 Beatles Night at Hugh’s (adv)/(door). September 24 The Bills – CD Release (adv)/.50(door). September 25 Vinnick Sheppard Harte Reunion Show (adv)/(door). September 28 Jim Kweskin – Solo Show (adv)/(door). September 29 Jacob Langer – CD Release (adv)/(door). September 30 The Original Sloth Band $22.50(adv)/(door). Jazz Bistro, The 251 Victoria St. 416-363-5299 jazzbistro.ca September 1 9pm Dan Dwoskin . September 2, 3 9pm Paul Marinaro (voice) with Ben Patterson (piano), Dave Young (bass), Morgan Childs (drums) . September 8, 9, 10 9pm(Thurs, Fri)/9:30pm(Sat) The Cookers Quintet CD Release (Thurs)/(Fri, Sat). September 11 7pm Ros Kindler (voice) & Friends with Mark Kieswetter (piano), Ross MacIntyre (bass): Songs of Love, Lust and Longing . September 13 8pm Phil Disera – CD Release Detour . September 14 8pm Yiannis Kapoulas . September 15 8:30pm Anthony Terpstra Seventet with special guest Colin Hunter . September 16, 17 10:30pm(Fri)/8:30pm(Sat) Colin Hunter (voice) with the Joe Sealy (piano) Quintet: Paul Novotny (bass), Alison Young (sax), Daniel Barnes (drums), Colin Hunter (voice) . September 18 7pm Tia Brazda . September 20 8pm Cara Matthew . September 21 8pm Sean Meredith-Jones . September 22, 23, 24 9pm Broadsway: Julie Michels, Heather Bambrick, Diane Leah (Thurs, Fri)/(Sat). September 25 7pm Jay Clayton & The Don Thompson Trio . September 27, 28 8pm Piano Chameleons . September 29, 30 9pm Ranee Lee & The Richard Ring Quartet . Jazz Room, The Located in the Huether Hotel, 59 King St. N., Waterloo. 226-476-1565 kwjazzroom.com (full schedule) All shows: 8:30pm-11:30pm unless otherwise indicated. Attendees must be 19+. September 9 Larry Larson’s (trumpet, flugelhorn, voice) Jazz Guys: David Martin (trombone, tuba, voice), Dave Thompson (guitar), Paul Shilton (piano), Matthew Lima (bass), David Campion (drums) . September 10 Robi Botos Trio . September 16 Paul Mitchell Group . September 17 Allison Au Quartet . September 23 John Zadro . September 24 Hilario Duran Quartet . September 25 4pm Shirantha Beddage (bari sax, bass clarinet) CD Release: Momentum, D. In the Clubs (Mostly Jazz) with Nancy Walker (piano), Rich Brown (bass), Will Kennedy (drums) . September 30 NYC’s Hannah Burge (voice) & Hendrik Meurkins (vibraphone, harmonica) . Joe Mama’s 317 King St. W 416-340-6469 joemamas.ca Every Tue 6pm Jeff Eager. Every Wed 6pm Thomas Reynolds. Every Thu 9pm Blackburn. Every Fri 10pm The Grind. Every Sat 10pm Shugga. KAMA 214 King St. W. 416-599-5262 kamaindia.com (full schedule) Every Wed 5:30pm Jazz with the Kama House Band. La Revolucion 2848 Dundas St. W. 416-766-0746 larev.webs.com Every Tue 9pm Duets with Peter Hill and featured guests. Local Gest, The 424 Parliament St. 416-961-9425 Lula Lounge 1585 Dundas St. W. 416-588-0307 lula.ca (full schedule) Manhattans Pizza Bistro & Music Club 951 Gordon St., Guelph 519-767-2440 manhattans.ca (full schedule) All shows: PWYC. September 1 Jason Raso Funktet. September 2, 21 Jamie ‘Giggles’ Mitges. September 3 Bartosz Hadala Trio. September 4, 29 Stan Chag & Erick Bruck. September 6, 20 Sophia Perlman. September 7 John Zadro. September 8, 22 Joe Lucchetta & Friends. September 9 Laura Harp & Brad Halls. September 11, 25 Grace Peters. September 13, 27 Brad Halls. September 14, 28 Paul Taylor. September 15 Sandy MacDonald & Sue Windover. September 16 Jeff Daniels & Friends. September 17 Steve Koven Trio. September 18 Dan Austin Quartet. September 23 Gary Beck ‘Sideways’. September 24 The Kramdens ‘Unplugged’. September 30 Karyn Kirkwood Trio. Mezzetta Restaurant 681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-658-5687 mezzettarestaurant.com (full schedule) All shows: 9pm, (unless otherwise noted). Monarch Tavern 12 Clinton St. 416-531-5833 themonarchtavern.com (full schedule) September 12 7:30pm Martin Loomer & His Orange Devils Orchestra . Morgans on the Danforth 1282 Danforth Ave. 416-461-3020 morgansonthedanforth.com (full schedule) All shows: 2pm-5pm. No cover. September 25 2pm Lisa Particelli’s Girls Night Out Jazz Jam. N'awlins Jazz Bar & Dining 299 King St. W. 416-595-1958 nawlins.ca All shows: No cover/PWYC. Every Tue 6:30pm Stacie McGregor. Every Wed 7pm Jim Heineman Trio. Every Thu 8pm Nothin’ But the Blues w/ Joe Bowden (drums) and featured vocalists. Every Fri, Sat 8:30pm N’awlins All Star Band. Every Sun 7pm Brooke Blackburn. Nice Bistro, The 117 Brock St. N., Whitby. 905-668-8839 nicebistro.com (full schedule) September 14 Barry Sears Trio .99 (dinner included). September 28 Laura Gauthier, Paul Grecco .99 (dinner included). Old Mill, The 21 Old Mill Rd. 416-236-2641 oldmilltoronto.com The Home Smith Bar: No reservations. No cover. food/drink minimum. All shows: 7:30pm-10:30pm September 2 Ross Wooldridge (clarinet, sax) Trio with Bernie Senensky (piano), Neil Swainson (bass). September 3 Mark Eisenman (piano) Trio with Steve Wallace (bass), Terry Clarke (drums). September 9 Amhed Mitchel (drums) Quartet with Luis Deniz (sax), Rafael Zaldivar (piano), Roberto Occhipinti (bass). September 10 Nancy Walker (piano) Trio with Kieran Overs (bass), Ethan Ardelli (drums). September 15 Reg Schwager (guitar) & Kiki Misumi (cello, voice) Trio with Kevin Coady (drums). September 16 Chris Butcher (trombone) 4 with Jeremy Ledbetter (piano), Justin Gray (bass), Lowell Whitty (drums). September 17 Melissa Lauren (voice) Trio with Nathan Hiltz (guitar), Dan Fortin (bass). September 22 Debbie Fleming (voice) Quartet with Mark Kieswetter (piano), Russ Boswell (bass), John Mac- Murchy (sax). September 23 Ottawa’s Brian Browne (piano) Trio with Pat Collins (bass), Don Vickery (drums). September 24 John MacMurchy (sax, clarinet), Quartet with Mark Kieswetter (piano), George Koller (bass), Charlie Cooley (drums). September 29 Joe Sealy (piano) & Paul Novotny (bass) duo. September 30 David Occhipinti (guitar) Trio with Aline Homzy (violin), Søren Nissen (bass). Only Café, The 972 Danforth Ave. 416-463-7843 theonlycafe.com (full schedule) All shows: 8pm unless otherwise indicated. September 14, 28 Lzrszn. Paintbox Bistro 555 Dundas St. E. 647-748-0555 paintboxbistro.ca (full schedule) Pilot Tavern, The 22 Cumberland Ave. 416-923-5716 thepilot.ca All shows: 3:30pm. No cover. September 3 Allison Au (sax) Quartet with Todd Pentney (piano), Jon Meyer (bass), Ethan Ardelli (drums). September 10 Alexis Baro (trumpet) and the Pueblo Nuevo Project: Jeff King (sax), Yoser Rodriguez (bass), Amhed Mitchel (drums), J.L. Torres (percussion), Jeremy Ledbetter (piano). September 17 Richard Underhill Quartet. September 24 Bob Brough (sax) Quartet with Steve Amirault (piano), Artie Roth (bass), Terry Clarke (drums). Poetry Jazz Café 224 Augusta Ave. 416-599-5299 poetryjazzcafe.com (full schedule) September 16 5pm Lydia Persaud Group ; 7pm Bill McBirnie (flute) & Gord Sheard (piano) ; 9pm Bill Newton-Davis Band . September 17 1pm Lori Cullen Trio ; 3pm Rob Piltch Quartet ; 5pm Yvette Tollar ; 7pm Laura Hubert ; 9pm Marc Jordan . September 18 1pm Quincy Bullen Trio ; 3pm Amanda Tosoff Worlds Project ; 5pm Michael Occhipinti Trio ; 7pm John Alcorn Trio ; 9pm Joe Sealy (piano) & Paul Novotny (bass) . Reposado Bar & Lounge 136 Ossington Ave. 416-532-6474 reposadobar.com (full schedule) Every Wed Spy vs. Sly vs. Spy. Every Thu, Fri 10pm Reposadists Quartet: Tim Hamel (trumpet), Jon Meyer (bass), Jeff Halischuck (drums), Roberto Rosenman (guitar). Reservoir Lounge, The 52 Wellington St. E. 416-955-0887 reservoirlounge.com (full schedule). All shows: 9:45pm Every Tue, Sat Tyler Yarema and his Rhythm. Every Wed The Digs. Every Thu Stacey Kaniuk. Every Fri Dee Dee and the Dirty Martinis. Rex Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar, The 194 Queen St. W. 416-598-2475 therex.ca (full schedule) Call for cover charge info. September 1 6:30pm Kevin Quain; 9:30pm Modus Factor Album Pre-Release Show. September 2 4pm Hogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm Bugaloo Squad; 9:45pm Jake Chisholm. September 3 12pm The Sinners Choir; 3:30pm The Cookers; 7:30pm Justin Bacchus; 9:45pm Nick Teehan Group. September 4 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band; 3:30pm Mr. Rick’s Tin Pan Alley; 7pm Teri Parker Trio; 9:30pm Steve Hall Sextet. September 5 6:30pm Peter Hill Quintet; 9:30pm Pete Schmidt Blues. September 6 6:30pm Chris Wallace’s MANY NAMES; 9:30pm Classic Rex Jazz Jam hosted by Chris Gale. September 7 6:30pm Mark Godfrey Quartet; 9:30pm Vaughan Misener Trio. September 8 6:30pm Kevin Quain; 9:30pm Walter Kemp III Trio (Buffalo, NY). September 9 4pm Hogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm David Lee Presents: Toronto Undergraduate Jazz Festival Showcase; 9:45pm Alexis Baro Sextet. September 10 12pm The Sinners Choir; 3:30pm Paul Reddick; 7:30pm Justin Bacchus; 9:30pm Sophia Perlman Quintet. September 11 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band; 3:30pm Red Hot Ramble; 7pm Amanda Tosoff Trio; 9:30pm The Out of Towners. September 12 6:30pm U of T Jazz Ensembles; 9:30pm E.M.S.: Emergency Musical Services Big Band. September 13 6:30pm Chris Wallace’s MANY NAMES; 9:30pm Metalwood (NYC/Vancouver/Toronto) Album Release Tour. September 14 6:30pm Mark Godfrey Quartet; 9:30pm Metalwood (NYC/Vancouver/Toronto) Album Release Tour. September 15 6:30pm Kevin Quain; 9:30pm Lorne Lofsky Quartet. September 16 4pm Hogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm Bugaloo Squad; 9:45pm A Love Electric (Mexico). September 17 12pm The Sinners Choir; 3:30pm Chris Hunt 48 | September 1, 2016 - October 7, 2016 thewholenote.com

Tentet +2; 7:30pm Justin Bacchus; 9:30pm Roy Assaf Trio (NYC). September 18 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band; 3:30pm Club Django; 7pm Amanda Tosoff Trio; 9:30pm Eric St. Laurent’s Rough Cocktail. September 19 6:30pm U of T Jazz Ensembles; 8:30pm John MacLeod’s Rex Hotel Orchestra. September 20 6:30pm Chris Wallace’s MANY NAMES; 9:30pm Classic Rex Jazz Jam hosted by Humber College Faculty Ensemble. September 21 6:30pm Mark Godfrey Quartet; 9:30pm Button Factory Band (Winnipeg). September 22 6:30pm Kevin Quain; 9:45pm The Rex’s Annual Birthday Tribute to John Coltrane: Pat LaBarbera & Kirk Macdonald Quintet. September 23 4pm Hogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm Bugaloo Squad; 9:45pm The Rex’s Annual Birthday Tribute to John Coltrane: Pat LaBarbera & Kirk Macdonald Quintet. September 24 12pm The Sinners Choir; 3:30pm Jerome Godboo Autumn Blues Solstice; 7:30pm Justin Bacchus; 9:45pm The Rex’s Annual Birthday Tribute to John Coltrane: Pat LaBarbera & Kirk Macdonald Quintet. September 25 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz Band; 3:30pm Freeway Dixieland Band; 7pm Amanda Tosoff Trio; 9:30pm Barry Romberg. September 26 6:30pm U of T Jazz Ensembles; 9:30pm Ghost Note (Brooklyn/Dallas) feat. Snarky Puppy’s Nate Weth & Robert ‘Sput’ Searight. September 27 6:30pm Chris Wallace’s MANY NAMES; 9:30pm Ghost Note (Brooklyn/Dallas) feat. Snarky Puppy’s Nate Weth & Robert ‘Sput’ Searight. September 28 6:30pm Mark Godfrey Quartet; 9:30pm Hendrik Meurkens (NYC/Vancouver) w/ Jeremy Price Sextet. September 29 6:30pm Kevin Quain; 9:30pm Hendrik Meurkens (NYC/Vancouver) w/ Jeremy Price Sextet. September 30 4pm Hogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm Bugaloo Squad; 9:45pm Chuck Jackson Big Bad Blues Band. Salty Dog Bar & Grill, The 1980 Queen St. E. 416-849-5064 thesaltydog.ca (full schedule) Sauce on the Danforth 1376 Danforth Ave. 647-748-1376 sauceondanforth.com All shows: No cover. Every Mon 9pm The Out Of Towners: Dirty Organ Jazz. Every Tue 6pm Julian Fauth. September 3 Catfish Blues. September 10 Ike Cedar and the Daydrinkers. September 17 Tommy Hawk. September 24 The Snowblowers. Seven44 (Formerly Chick n’ Deli/The People’s Chicken) 744 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-489-7931 seven44.com (full schedule) All shows: 7:30pm Tranzac 292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137 tranzac.org 3-4 shows daily, various styles. Mostly PWYC. Every Mon 10pm Open Mic Mondays. Every Fri 5pm The Friends of Hugh Oliver (folk). This month’s shows include: September 6 7:30pm Ali Berkok; 10pm Peripheral Vision. September 11 10pm The Lina Allemano Four. September 13 7:30pm Aurochs; 10pm Michael Davidson. September 14 7pm Brodie West. September 18 7:30pm Diane Roblin. September 20 10pm The Ken McDonald Quartet. September 30 10pm The Ryan Driver Sextet. Whitlocks 961 Queen St. E. 416 691-8784 whitlocksrestaurant.ca Every Fri 6pm Gerry Mackay solo guitar. Free. Please call to pre-register. Also Sep 19. ●●Sep 13 7:30: Etobicoke Centennial Choir. Open Rehearsal. Interested singers are invited to sing with the choir during the rehearsal, meet the conductor and choristers and explore what the choir has to offer. Humber Valley United Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. 416-433-5495. . ●●Sep 13 7:30: Toronto Chapter of the Duke Ellington Society. Salon: First monthly meeting of 2016/17. Dedicated to the study and promotion of the music of Duke Ellington. Meetings on the second Tuesday of every month except December, June, July and August. Montgomery’s Inn, 4709 Dundas St. W. 416-239-2683. (single); (couple) with one free visit. ●●Sep 17 5:00: The Music Gallery/Canadian Music Centre. Lecture: Music Gallery History Series - Jeremy Strachan. Lecture on “Improvisation and ‘Vernacular’ Experimentalism in Toronto”. Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph St. 416-204-1080. Free. ●●Sep 19 7:30: North Toronto Community Band. Workshop: Open Rehearsal. Adult musicians (winds, brass and percussion) are invited to join in with the band as it begins its fall season of rehearsals. Lawrence Park E. The ETCeteras Collegiate, 125 Chatsworth Dr. 416-223-7658. Free. Please call to pre-register. Also Sep 12. ●●Sep 20 8:00: Art Gallery of Ontario/Massey Hall/CBC/Banff Centre. Discussion: Creative Minds at Massey Hall. Sharing panelists’ experiences in the creative community to confront contemporary social justice issues. André Alexis, author; Buffy Sainte-Marie, musician/artist; Deepa Mehta, filmmaker; Rebecca Belmore, artist; Measha Brueggergosman, soprano; Matt Galloway, moderator. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St. 416-872-4255. .50-.50. Live online streaming and radio broadcast. ●●Sep 21 7:30: Free Times Cafe. Singalong: 60s Folk Revival - Where have all the folk songs gone. Singalong tribute to the songs of the 60s. If I Had A Hammer; Walk Right In; Turn Turn Turn; Tom Dooley; Five Hundred Miles; and other songs. Sue Peters, vocals and guitar; Dwight Peters, vocals, guitars, piano, accordion; Michelle Rumball, vocals; Tony Laviola, bass. 320 College St. 416-967- 1078. . Cash at the door. Call for dinner reservation. Also Sep 9, Oct 19, Nov 16. ●●Sep 22 4:00: Victoria University, University of Toronto. Book Sale. Music in every genre: vinyl, CDs, sheet music, books. Old Vic, Where the Music Begins! E. The ETCeteras ●●Sep 7 6:30: Royal Conservatory. Lecture: The Art of Opera - Virtuosity. An exploration of the role of virtuosity in opera. Sue Elliott, presenter. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-2824 x363. Free. Pre-registration required. ●●Sep 9 7:30: Free Times Cafe. 60s Folk Revival - Where have all the folk songs gone. Singalong tribute to the songs of the 60s. If I Had A Hammer; Walk Right In; Turn Turn Turn; Tom Dooley; Five Hundred Miles; and other songs. Sue Peters, vocals and guitar; Dwight Peters, vocals, guitars, piano, and accordion; Michelle Rumball, vocals; Tony Laviola, bass. 320 College St. 416-967-1078. . Call for dinner reservation. Also Sep 21, Oct 19, Nov 16. ●●Sep 9 7:30: Toronto Recorder Players’ Society. Workshop. Amateur recorder players are invited to join in the playing of early music. Mount Pleasant Road Baptist Church, 527 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-597-0485. ; Free(members). Refreshments. ●●Sep 11 7:00: Royal Conservatory. Lecture- Recital: Chopin. Dr. Janet Lopinski, presenter; Eric Lu, piano. TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408- 2825. Free. ●●Sep 12 7:30: North Toronto Community Band. Workshop: Open Rehearsal. Adult musicians (winds, brass and percussion) are invited to join in with the band as it begins its fall season of rehearsals. Lawrence Park Collegiate, 125 Chatsworth Dr. 416-223-7658. PASQUALE BROTHERS Register For Music Lessons Today. 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