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Volume 8 Issue 10 - July/August 2003

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11 Chris Robinson Quintet w/ Daniel Bames, Btian Q'Kane, Mark Rogers & Gordon Webster, . Aug 12 Sean Meredith.Jones Quartet w/ Mark Kelso, Michael Pellarin & Robert Botos, Aug 13 Stacie McGregor Quintet, Aug 14 Eduardo Us' Latino Jazz Ouartet w/ Broce Redstone, Mike Manny & Mauricio Leiva, Aug 15 Julie Michels Quintet w/ Mark Congram, Kevin Barrett, 011!w Birston & Gordon Webster, Aug 18 Toronto Jazz Orchestra. N' Awlins Jazz Bar and Dining 299 King St. W. 416-595-1958. Cajun Style cooking and New Orleans style jazz. Oasis 294 College St. 416-975-0845 Occasional Jazz. Can for details Orbit Room 580A CoUege St. 41 & 763·34 70 PilotT avem 22 Currterland 416·923-5716 One of Toron_to's oldest watering holes, established in 1944 with a tradition of live jazz every Saturday afternoon. Ouigleys 2232 Queen E. 416·699-9998 Reservoir Lounge 52 Wellington 416-955· 0887.Live jazz of the swing variety Monday through Saturday with the en¢isis on good time roosic in an intinate, casual background. Rex Jazz & Blues Bar 194 Oueen St. W. 41 & 598-2475 Sat· Tues, 2 shows/evening. Jui 1 Swing Stieet, Special Guest from Austraia: Lizzy Ray & 72 Blues, Jul 2 Chris Gale Quintet, Jamie Reynolds Trio, Jul 3 Kevin Quain, Special Guest from Cuba Roberto Martinez, Jul 4 Bomie Bl1!tt, Jul 6 Kal1!n Manion Quartet, 'Quadruped, Mike Murley Quintet, Jul 7 Runcible Spoon, Caroline Martin-Rowe, Jul 8 Swing Street, Duncan Hopkins, Jul 9 Chris Gale Ouintet, Peter Van HuffeH Ouartet, Jul 1 D Kevin Quain, Jul 13 Club Ojango Traditional Sextet, Botos Bros. Pat Murray Quartet, Jul 14 Runcible Spoon, Darryl Orr, Jul 15 Swing Street, Gord, Jul 16 Chris Gale Quintet, Jul 17 Kevin Quain, Jul 19 laura Hubert Band, Jul 2D A Tri/Jute to: Bob George, Quadru· "ped, Glenn Anderson Quintet, -Jul 21 Runcible Spoon, The Toronto Jazz Orr:hestra, Jul 22 Swing Street, Jul 23 Christ Gale Quintet, Mandy Lagan, 24 Kevin Quain, Jul 27 Freeway Dixieland Septet, Botos Bros. Eliana Cuevas Quartet, Jul 28 Runcible Spoon, Larissa Renee Trio, Jul 29 Swing Street, T 11!vor & Kenj, Jul 3D Chris Gale Ouintet, · Tl1!vor & KeqZ Jul 31 Kevin Quain, Artie Roth Ouintet. Rhodes Restaurant 1496 Yonge St. 41 &968· 9315. Jul 2 David Braid, Jul 3 San Murata, Ian Bargh, Jul 4 Frank Wright, Ian Bargh, Jul 5 guel phHu:zfestival & COLLOQUIUM Ben Jansson, lee WaHace, Jul 9 Gord Webster, Jul 1 D Roy Styffe, David Braid Jul 11 Bil McBimie, Roy Patterson, Jul 12 San Murata Nevile Bames, Jul 16 T any Ouarrington, Jul 17 Danny McErlain, Kiki Misumi, Jul 18 • Norman Amadio, Diane Miller, Jul 19 Simone Johnson, Jim McBimie, Jul 23 Bernie Se[iensky, Jul 24 Fred Duligal, Ian Bargh, Jul 25 Gary Benson. Pat Colins, Jul 26 Mike Murley, David Occhipinti, Jul 3D Roy Patterson, Jul 31 Bernie Senenksy, Keiran Overs, Aug 1 Frank Wright, Ian Bargh, Aug 2 Kirk MacD01181d, Lorne lofsky, Aug 6 David Occhipinti, Aug 7 Fred Ou!i;al, Ian Bargh, Aug 8 Bob Brough, Arirean Farrugia, Aug 9 San · Murata, Ian Bargh, Aug 13 David Braid, Aug 14 Norman Amadio, Arlene Smith, Aug 15 BiH McBimie, Roy Patterson, Aug 16 Gary Benson, Pat Collins, Aug 2D T any Ouarrington, Aug 21 Clark Johnson, Cam McCarol, Aug 22 Danny McErfain, Paul Pacanowski, Aug 23 Simone Johnson, Jim McBimie, Aug 27 Berrie Senensky, Aug 28 Shawn Nyquist, Peter Hil, Aug 29 Bob McBride, Adrean Farrogia, Aug 3D Bill MfBirnie, David O~chipinti Rockit 120 Ctuch St. 41&947 .9555 Downtown club featuring contl!IJ1)orary jazz and bkles every night except Sunday and Monday. Sassafraz 100 Currter1and41&964-2222 Located in the heart of fashionable Yorkville is this European style bistro with live jazz on weekends · Top O' the Senator 416-364-7517 Jul 2 ·6 Brenda Eatfe Trio, Jul 1D·13 Ri~rri Whiteman, Jul 16-2D Mark c/Sf!f/fTlar/ Trio, Jul 23-27 Nehrir1J'Ko8er and Braid Aug 6-1 D Gary Wi.lamson Trio, Aug 13-17 David Braid, Gene Smith, Nei Swainson Trio, Aug 2D-24 Berrie Senensky Trio, Aug 27-31 Jackie Johnson Ouartet. TheTranzac 292 BrunswickAve.416-923· 8137. Every Wed. 9JX11 Grande Bouche Swingette {gypsy swing jazz, free), Every Fri 9JXl1 Dixieland Music {free} Victory Cafe 581 Markham st 41 &516-5787. Located beside Honest Ed's this spot is the Thursday night home ~f Club Django. Whistlers 995 Broadview Ave. 416-421-1344. Pat Carrey's Jazz NaviJators Sundays. 9-12:30. No Cover. Wildfire Steakhouse and Wine Bar 3438 Yonge St. 4164834800. Every Tues. 6:30-9:30 nit-It ~olivtn::an IN10cr.11 10th armiversary SEPT 3 TO 7 2003 Join us for the premiere performance of Quebecite, a specially commissioned jazz opera with music by D.O. Jackson and libretto by George Elliott Clarke Friday September s I 6 pm I River Run Centre · a d u lt~ · >tu/sen for Quebecite tickets call the River Run Box Office: si9n6Mooo For more information on the complete Festival line 0 up: info@guelphjazzfe$ 5191763-4952 28 Beaches International Jazz Festival July 19·27 Venues: OS The Distillery, 55 MiU St, Toronto; KG Alex Christie Bandshell, Kew Gardens; BS Boathouse Stage, foot of Lee Ave; various venues along Queen St. East, Toronto (events not listed) JULY: 19 1 :DD: Switch; 2:0D: Toronto AU-Star Jazz Enserrbie; 4:DD: Project Phoenix; 5:3D: Magia Negra Condombe; 6:DD: Neil Chapman; 8:DD: Jack de Keyzer; 9:3D: D'T alle. Main Stage OS 19 & 2D 1 :DD: Scola de Sanlia; 2:0D: Sonido Cubano; 4:00: Runtia Calgada Band; 6:30 & 8:3D: Con Cache; 7:3D & 9:3D: Cartos Cruz. Latin Quarter Stage, OS 19 & 20 1:0D: Inner Soul; 3:00: Zydeco Storm 5:DD: The Sauce; 7:00 & 9:0D: David RotlJfldo; 8:DO & 1 D:DO: Raoul and the Big Tme. Blues Stage, OS 19 & 2D 1 :DD: Toronto Jazz Orchestra; 3:DO: Downtown Dixieland Jazz Band; 5:0D: Laurie Cullen Featuring the Ron Davis Trio; 7:DD: Len· ny G and the Capital City Swing Band; 9:DO: Kolaga. J@ZZ Stage, OS 2D 1 :OD: Brandon Street Choir; 2:3D: Toronto Al·Star Jazz Ensenllle; 4:3D: Project Phoenix; 6:3D: Magia Negra Condombe; 7:3D: Larry Gamer. Trinity Main Stage, OS 26 12:DD-6:DD: Hilario Duran; Richard Under· hil Sextet Rita Chiarelli; Downchild Blues Band; D'T alle. KG 26 & 27 12:D0-5:DD: Don Bowes Big Band;· -Puente del Diablo. BS 27 12:DD-6:DD: Heart to Heart OUtreach; Heath· er Bambrick; Bernard Primeau Montreal Jazz Ensenllle; Rocldt 88 Band with Bil King's Saturday Nite Fish Fry; Darrel Nulisch. KG M :ltftJHI i!ml ~iii il@llJ1161.f. Jane and Steeles Aves. Toronto (100 Murray Ross Parkway, Downsviewl 416-736-1733 General adr!issinn: $10,(sr/st), (chlld 5-14) JULY: 5 & 6 11 am: European Weekend. Matt Lehar Band; Gypsy Jive Band; Esrreralda Enrique Flamenco Dancers; Sicilian Folk Dancers; Desna Ukrainian Dance Co. 12 & 13 11 am: Aboriginal Weekend. Melis Fiddling; Inuit Throat Singers; Eagle Heart Dancers; Kanata Native Dancers. 26 & 27 11 :3Dam: Latin American Weekend. Esmeralda Enrique Flamenco Dancers; Sanlia Squad ; RendezVous; Jorge Lopez Mariachi. AUGUST: 9 & 1 D 11 am: Canadian Folk Weekend. Goldentown Cloggers; River Road Cloggers; Relative Harmony; Fresh Water Trade; Tm Alan & Company. 16 & 17 11 am: African & Carilbean Weekend. Muzik 'n Motion; Earle Wong & Sunbeat Keith Pascal Dancers; Ballet Creole; W111Ston Freder· ick Steel Dn.rming. 23 & 24 11 am: Celtic Weekend. Fearon Irish Dancers; Leeside T 111kers; Blair Scottish Dancers; Am Lindsay & CCJIT1llllly; Enter the Haggis. Brott Summer Music Festival Hilllilton. ON 005-525-7664; 1-888475-9377 tickets: to . Subscription packages available. Venues: HP Hanilton Place, 1 Sunrners Lane; RB Royal Botanical Gardens; OM du Maurier Ltd. Centre, 190 King William St.; LS Liuna Station, 360 Jaims St. North; OM Ancaster Old Mill, 548 Old Dundas Rd., Ancaster; CC Hamilton Convention Centre; DC Dundum Castle in a Tent JULY: 11 7:3D: Hot, Hot Jazz with Michael Kaeshammer, piano. Simon Fisk, bass; Damian Graham, drums. -. LS 12 7:3D: Lara St. John's Mozart Effects. Mo· zart: Divertimento K.138; Violin Concerto #4; Violin Concerto #5; Symphony #31. Lara St. John, violin; National Academy Orchestra; Boris Brott, conductor. -. OM 13 3:0D: High Tea & History: Mozart Isn't Fat· tening! Chamber music of Bach, Mozart, Mar· tinlJ, Prokofiev and more. Valerie Tryon, piano; Suzanne Shulman, flute. ,. OM 19 7:30: Chartie Chaplin's City Lights. 1931 silent cinema masterpiece accompanied by Na· tional Academy Orchestra; Boris Brott, conduc· tor. -. OM 25 7:3D: Bernstein to Broadway. Selections from West Side Story, Mamna Mia, Chicago and more. Scott Freethy, Sinead. Sugrue, singers; National Academy Orchestra; Boris Brott, conductor. -. CC ' 31 7:30: Russian Splendour. Berlioz, Ravel, Strauss, Rachmaninoff. National Youth Orches· tra of Canada. ,. HP AUGUST: 02 7:3D: Virtuosi! Minkus: Le Corsaire Pas de Deux; Paquita Pas de Deux; Saint Saens: Violin Concerto #3. Chan Hon Goh, Rex Harrington, dancers; Lindsey Deutsch, violin; National Acad· emy Orchestra; Boris Brott, cond. -. HP 06 7:3D: Mozart & Company. Concerti ex· cerpts TBA; Mozart: Symphony #36; NAO Concerto CorJllelition Wuiners TBA; National Acad· emy Orchestra; Boris Brott, cond. ,. RB D9 7:3D: Russians Rule! Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto #3; Tchaikovsky: Symphony #1. Valerie Tryon, piano; National Academy Orches· tra; Boris Brott, conductor. -. HP 16 7:3D: Carmina Burana. Mercure: Kaleido· scope; Dvorak: Slavonic Dances #1,2,8; Orff: Carmina Burana. Laura Whalen, soprano; Stu· art Howe, tenor; Ted Baerg, bass. National Academy Orchestra; Boris Brott, conductor. -.HP 17 3:0D: Ghost Ships 1812: A Musical Quest. Debussy: La Mer; Symonds: On An Emerald Sea; Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture; other works. National Academy Orchestra; Boris Brott, conductor. -. DC •Rnlililolf.ljt!ilol~iMtttW\'1 Trinity United Church 140 Maple St, CoUingwood, ON 519-599-5461; tickets: , unless noted; series: BO, 0(sr/st) JULY: 11 8:DD: Westninster Enserrble. Douglas Nadler, flute; Patricia Doherty, guitar. 17 8:DO: Borealis String Quartet. 19 8:DD: The Nylons. Vocal group. ,. 23 8:0D: K~an Ahluwalia. Punjabi folk songs, ghazals. Voice, guitar, tabla, hamxmium. 24 8:0D: David Jalbert, piano. 31 8:DD: Peter StoU. Works by Weber, Finzi, Brahms. Bowen. Clarinet and string quartet. A UGUST: D2 8:00: Denise Djokic. Cello & piano. July 1 - Septem.ber 7 2003

Eaglewood Folk Festival Eaglewood Resort, Pefferlaw ON 705437-1666; weekend tickets: 1before Jul 31 ); 1advance) 1gate); day tickets available; children under 12 free. AUGUST 22-24: Perfonners include Mose Scarlett, Jackie Washington, Ken Whiteley, Nancy White, Don Ross, Scott Meritt, Marianne G~ard, Eve Goldberg, Trev or Mills, Alfie Smith, Kristin Sweetland, Blain Fullbrook and Mark Reeves. Elora Festival Elora, ON 800-265-8977; 519-846-0331 ·Venues: GB Gambrel Barn, Wellington Rd. 21; SJ St John's Church, Henderson St and Smith St; SM St Mary's Church, 267 Geddes St; EG Elora General Store JULY: 11 8:00: Opening Night Gala. C.P.E. Bach: Magnificat; Haydn: Nelson Mass. Karina Gauvin, soprano; Jennifer Enns, mezzo; Colin Ainsworth, tenor; Daniel Lichti, baritone; Elora Festival Singers, Chorus and Orchestra; Noel Edison, conductor. ,. GB 12 2:00: Bel Canto Chorus, Milwaukee. Audience participation. Free. SM , 12 4:00: From Salon to Cabaret. Faure, Weill, Messiaen, Newman. Anne Grmn, soprano; Benjamin Butterfield, tenor; Stephen Sitarski, violin. ,. SJ 12 8:00: Jimmy Rankin, songwriter/guitarist. ,.GB 13 2:00: The Music and Travels of Victoria and Albert. Bach, Handel Beethoven, Mendelssohn. The Emperor Quartet. ,. SJ 13 4:00: Britten: Saint Nicolas. Benjarrin But· terfield, tenor; Elora Festival Singers and Chamber Orchestra; Bach Children's Chorus of Scarborough. Linda Beaupre, Noel Edison, conductors. ,. GB 17 6:00: Choral Evensong. Elora Festival Singers; Michael Bloss, organ; Noel Edison, conductor. SJ 17 8pm: Festival Competition. ,. SJ 18 8:00: Music of Trial and Triumph. Martin\J: Field Mass. RusseU Braun, baritone; Men of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and Elora Festival Singers; Elora Festival Winds; Michael Bloss, keyboard; Carolyn Maule, piano; Noel Edison, conductor. ,. GB 19 1:30: Sound Advice w. Rick Phillips. .SJ 19 4:00: Viennese Riches: Music of Bralvns & Schoenberg. Jeremy Bell Jerzy Kaplanek, violin; Christine Vlajk, Patrick Jordan, viola; Margaret Gay, cello. ,. SJ 19 8:00: Carol Weisman. ,. GB 20 2:00: Eternal Light Motets by Brahms, Bruckner & Mendelssohn. Bora Festival Singers; Noel Edison, conductor. ,. SM 20 4:00: Art of T me Ensemble. SonataS by Brahms & Debussy. Erika Raum, violiri; Andrew Burashko, piano. ,. SJ 24 8:00: Evidence of Things Not Seen. Music of Ned Rorem. The Maplewood Artists Collective. ,.SJ 25 8:00: Gospel Meets Broadway. Dan Chameroy, Jackie Richardson, vocals; David Warrack, piano; Bora Festival Singers and Chorus; Noel Edison, conductor. ,. GB 26 2:00: In the Twilight: Romantic Music for Soprano, Hom & Piano. Schubert, Schumann, traditional Irish Songs. Annette Betanski, so- July 1 - September 7 2003 prano; James Sommerville, trench horn. ,.SJ 26 4:00: Stravinsky: The Soldier's Tale. Colin Fox, narrator; Julie Baumgartel, violin; Joel Ouarrington, double bass; James Campbell, clarinet; James McKay, bassoon; Guy Few, trumpet; Jay Costello, trombone. ,. SJ 26 8:00: David Jalbert, piano recital. Bach: Toccata in c BWV 911; Chopin: Sonata #3 in b Op.58. ,. SJ 26 10:30pm: Buster Keaton: The General. Silent film; William O'Meara, organ. $ 23, $ 20. SJ 27 2:00: Looking West Buhr: Richot Mass; works by Tiefenbach and Chatman. Elora Festival Singers; Robert Kortgaard, piano; Noel Edison, conductor. ,. SM 27 4:00: To Eternity. Faure: Requiem. Karina Gauvin, soprano; Michael Bloss, organ; Leslie De' Ath, piano; Elora Festival Singers; Noel Edison, conductor. ,. SJ 316:00: See July 17. 31 8:00: Amici Duo. Bach, Beethoven, Shostakovich. David Hetherington, cello; Patricia Parr, piano. ,. SJ, AUGUST: 01 4:00: Elora Festival Barbeque. ,. EG 01 8:00: Maza Meze. World Music ,.GB 02 2:00: Fanciful Fairytales. Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; Humperdinck: Music from Hansel and Gretel. Colin Fox, narrator; Les Alt, flute; Peter Shackleton, clarinet; James Mason, oboe; Derek Conrod, french horn; James McKay, bassoon. ,, lages 6-12). SJ 02 4:00: TRl-umph. Poulenc, Bush, Coulthard. James Mason, oboe; James McKay, bassoon; Leslie De' A th, piano. ,. SJ 02 8:00: The Splendour of Baroque. Bach, Handel. Emma Kirkby, soprano; Daniel Taylor, countertenor; Elora Festival Singers and Orchestra; Noel Edison, conductor. ,. GB 03 2:00 & 4:00: Lessons and Carols for all Seasons. Music by Rolfe and others. Enma Kirkby, soprano; Christopher Newton, narrator; Elora Festival Singers; Michael Bloss, organ; Noel Edison, conductor. ,. SJ Festival Alexandria The Barn, Second Concession of Kenyon, south · of Alexandria ON. 514484-9076or613-5254141 tickets: ,$10, children under 12 free. Series tickets: ,. JULY: 06 3:00: Ensemble Vox. Vocal repertoire spanning five centuries. 13 3:00: Woodvvind quintets of Barber, Milhaud, Reicha and Nielsen. Denis Bluteau, flute; Alain Desgange, clarinet; Theodore Baskin, oboe; Mathieu Hare!, bassoon; Denys Derome, horn. 20 3:00: Schubert, Liszt. Rachmaninoff. Tom Plaunt, piano. 27 3:00: Ravel, Bach, Bellinati, Elias. Eighteen Strings: Garry Elliott, Roddy Elias, Louis Trepanier, guitars. AUGUST: 03 3:00: Spanish music by T urina, Villa-Lobos, Evangelista, Piazzolla. Claude! String Quartet. Festival de Lanaudiere Joliette, QC Venues: AM AnlJhitheatre, 1505, boul Base-de-Roe, Joliette; EP Eglise de la Purification, 445, rue Notre-Dame, Repentigny; EL Eglise de Lavaltrie, 1341 rue Notre-Dame, Lavaltrie; SP Eglise de St­ Paul, 8, rue Brassard, St-Paul de Joliette; SA Eglise de St -Alphonse-Rodriguez; SZ Eglise de St-Zenon, 6171 rue Principale, St-Zenon; SC Eglise de St -Calixte, 6292, rue Principale, St - Calixte; LA Eglise de L' Assomption, 153, rue du Portage, L'Assomption; LL Eglise de St-Lin-Laurentides, 235, 121!me avenue, St-Lin-Laurentides; ND Eglise de Notre-Dame-des-Prairies, 37, 1 ere avenue, Notre-Dame des Prairies JULY: 01 8:00: Piano Kaleidoscope. Schubert, Prokofiev, Debussy. Alexander Melnikov, piano. .EL 04 8:00: Mozart: Piano Concertos #9,#25,#27. Anton Kuerti, piano; Les Violons du Roy. - . AM 05 8:00: Glazunov: The Seasons; works by Respighi & Saint-Saiins. Montreal Symphony; Alexander Melnikov, piano. -. AM 06 2:00: Mad about Tango. Soraya Benitez, singer; Luis Lopez. Cynthia Fattori, dancers; Montreal Tango. -. AM · 07 8:00: Voice of the Heart. Works by Wolf, Berlioz. Faure, Chausson. Agathe Martel, soprano; Joshua Hopkins, baritone; Marc Boudreau, piano. . SP 08 8:00: Liszt: Annt!es de pelerinage (excerpts). Nicholas Angalich, piano. . SA 10 8:00: Symphonic Winds. Rossini, Beeth· oven, Mozart. Serenata des Mille-iles. . SZ 11 8:00: The Magic of Nature. Evangelista, Berlioz. Beethoven. Orchestra Sy11'4lhonique de Quebec; vocal soloists; Yoav Talmi, conductor. -.AM 12 8:00: Mozart, Mahler, Berlioz; Measha Brueggergosman, soprano; Montreal Symphony; JoAnn Falletta, condu,ctor. -. AM 13 2:00: Let's Dance! Dance rrusic by Vivaldi, Strauss, Bizet, Sarasate. Alexandre Da Costa, violin; Orchestre Symphonique de la Montt!regie. -. AM 14 8:00: Masters of the Clavier. Bach, Scarlatti. Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord. . SC 15 8:00: Family Ties. Mozart, Brahms, Prokofiev, Ravel. Baiba Skride, viofin; Lauma Skride, piano. . LA 18 8:00: Cine-Nostalgia. Cusson: Un homme et son pt!che; film music of Komgold, Steiner, Walton & Shostakovich. Images from Seraphin. Orchestre Metropolitain du Grand Montreal. -.AM 19 8:00: Romantic Gems. Berlioz. Tchaikovsky, R. Strauss. Baiba Skride, viofin; Orchestra Symphonique de Montreal. -. AM 20 2:00: Zeugma-Collective of urban folklore. Music, dance & songs from South-African gumboot to Celtic and Quebec pgs. -. AM 21 8:00: Baroque Defights. Telemann, Handel, Fasch, Vivaldi, Corelli. Marie-Nicole Lenleux, mezzo-soprano; Philippe Magnan, baroque oboe; Ensemble Masques. . LL 22 8:00: Rising Stars. Bach, Schumann, Bar- 2003: Our Fourth Fabulous Season Westminster Ensemble Flute & Classical Guitar FrL,July 11, 2003 8:00 PM Borealis String Quartet String Quartet Thurs., July 17, 20 The Y

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