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Volume 6 Issue 10 - July/August 2001

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  • August
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- by Merlin Williams OK,

- by Merlin Williams OK, no !1IJace for ranting this month- there's too much stuff to talk about. Let's look ahead to the fall first. • The Hannaford Street Youth ·Band's third season stai:ts with auditions in September. The , auditions are open to brass players age

., by Jim Gallorvay The parade of jazz festivals in our area continues through the , height of the summer -- a little less grand in scale, perhaps, than June's' behemoths, but offering · nonetheless an array of music to suit most tastes. Events in Oakville, The Beaches and OPPOSITE BEACHES: seen together in this October 1977 photo, it'll be Markham.take us up to mid- . close but no cigar this summer for BJ masters August. Add to that the · Joey DeFrancesco (Beaches )-and Jimmy Smith (Oakville) Jazz.FM91 Summer of Jazz series, Dave Restivo with his Ou°intet . some. that caught my eye: and there is certainly no shortage will be on hand, as will Bill KID.g's July 4 and ·5 the Rob Mc;Connell ofinusic to tan by. :Saturday Nite Fish Fry, the Susan Tentet will be atthe Rex, while First out of the starting block in · Arioli Swing Band, vocalist/ · · Monday, July 16 The Ron Collier July is the Oakville Jazz Festival d.rummer Big Joe and the Big Band will make a rare ·July 6 - 8 - wi~ 3 outdoor stages, Dynaflows, and perhaps the most appearc;ince at the Montreal Bistro. and other venues throughout interesting booking of the event, July 15 8plil at Artword Theatre downtown Oakville. The festival J0ey Defrancesco, who has taken 40 Firigers Saxophone Quartet . )leadliner is B3 master, Jimmy Jazz B3 Organ playing to a whole with guest Lee Piu-Ming, piano Smith and other artists scheduled · new level. · · ·· present a concert of new music (7S to appear at the Towne Square Mid August brings us this year's Portland St. 416-408'-2783). On Stage inchide Steve Koven Trio; edition of the Markham Jazz Thurs July 26 at 8pm the Fern Greg Bush Quintet; Tyler Festival. The opening night . Lindzon Trio will give a concert at Y;;rrema, Sandra Margolese & the concert in the Markham Theatre the Leah Posluns 'Fheatre. (George Oakville Jazz Ensemble, Rob Reed on Friday 17th. will feattire a Kozub on b~ss, and Tom Jestadt Quartet, Joe Sealy and Jane , double-bill evening "of traditional/ · on~ wil~ a~ompany F~rn ,· Bunnett & the 'Spirits of Havana. swing.milsic with Alex Pangman · playmg c;ind _smgmg m~s~y . The Lakeshore Road Stage and her "Alleycats" and-the standards with a few onginals.) will feature the Excelsior Jazz . Michael Kaeshammer Trio. . . A,nd one of the regular haunts Band, Amarosa with Michael If you're aroJlild at' 11 :30 on for fa;;' of traditional jazz is C'est Massaro, Canadian Jazz Quartet Sa_turday morning you can enjoy What_. at 67 Fro~t Street East, and Melissa Stylianou. And Nikki the traditional parade led by the where 'f?e Hot Five Jazzmakers Loney & Justin Abedin, Frank Trillium Jazz Band. Then there is hold therr Satur~y afternoon ·Difelice Jaz2: Quartet, Laura a full afternoon '.of jazz at Too good matinees, now in ~eir 10th year, Hubert Band, Mark Eiserufian Pond Park in Unionville with the fi:om 4 to 7 pm. lt s the place to with John Sumner & Pat Collins, Don Thompson Project, Tracw ~ i! tou 1~; Y?m;)

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