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Volume 8 Issue 7 - April 2003

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Deborah Overes, performers; Derek Bate, conductor; Guillermo Silva-Marin, stage director. May 2,3,6,9, 10: 8:00; May 7, 11: 2:00. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416,366·7723. -. University of Toronto Faculty of Music. . Operetta and Musical Theatre. Apr 25,26: OPERA AND MUSIC THEATRE LISTINGS CONTINUED 8:00. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's .Park. 416·978·3744. ,. Vesnivka Choir/Toronto Ukrainian Male Chamber Choir. A Tribute to Mykola leontovych. Leontovych: The Feast of the Water Nymphs (unfinished one-act opera); selections of liturgical & folk music. Guest soloists: Christine Stelmacovich, Lesia Piasta, Katyryna Chubar & Taras Chmil; Halyna Kvitka Kondracki, music director. April 11: 7:30. Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West. 416· 763· 2197. ,. Y:orkminstrels. Guys and Oolls. Music & lyrics by Frank Loesser. Nick Sabetti, Bryan Chamberlain, Danielle Wolstat, Finnie Jesson & other performers; Harry McCarthy, musical director. Apr 26, May 1,2,3: 8:00; Apr 27, May 4: 2:00. Leah Posluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst. 416·291· 0600. , (sr), (st) . Alleycatz 2409 Yonge St. 416-481-6865 Every Mon Salsa Night w. OJ Frank Bischun, Every Tue Christopher Plock Trio, Every Wed Errol Fisher Jazz, Blues and Motown Quartet, Every Thu The Flow w/ Carlos Morgan, Every Sun Jam Session w/ Tony Springe" Band, Apr 4 Motorcity, Apr 5 Soul Mothers w/ Corey Branigan, Apr 11 Soular, Apr 12 Debbie · Johnson, Apr 18 Motorcity, Apr 19 Soul Mothers w/ Corey Branigan, Apr 25 Oisco Night w/ Disco Inferno Band, Apr 26 Soular. Artbar 1214 Queen W. Small room in the renovated Gladstone Hotel with intimate atmosphere and mood lighting featuring Toronto performers. Closed Sundays. Ben Wicks 424 Parliament 416-961 ·9425 Cameron House 408 Queen St. W. 416· 703·0811 C'est What 67 Front E. 416·867·9499 Saturday afternoon traditional jazz from the Hot Five Jazzmakers Gate 403 403 Roncesvalles 416·588·2930 Every Sun Ron Davis Jam Session, Apr 4 David Rotundo and Julian Fauth, Apr 5 .Nick Ali Trio, Apr 11 Mark Sepic Latin ·Jazz Trio, Apr 12 laura Hubert Jazz Trio, Apr 17 Bob Wowk Jazz Ouo, Apr 18 Lynn Tremblay Jazz Quartet, Apr 19 Nonie and Eugene Blues Ouo, Apr 25 • Espanola Slim Grossmans 279 Spadi1a Ave. 416-977-7000 Hot House C.afe Market Square 416-366)800 Jazz brunch every Sunday, Alternating weeks: Ken Churchill Quartet, 5spot Hugh's Room 2261 Dundas W. 416-531-3181 L'Arte Bar and Gallery 416-535-3181 Lisa's Cate 245 Carlaw Ave. 416-406-64 70 Apr 5 Alex Radeff, Apr 6 Aura Borealis, Apr 12 Trevor Jones, Apr 13 Oave Mandel Apr 17 Jazz Jam, Apr 19 Mark Sepic, Apr 20 Arseil Torlakovic Apr 25 Party/, Apr 26 Ousty Bodhan, Apr 27 George Grossman and Swing Nair Lula Lounge 1585.Dundas West 416·588-0307 Apr 3 Joaquin Hidalgo and Eddie Bullen live in Concert, Apr 4 Small World Music and Six Degrees Presents The Beat of the Globe, Apr 18 Toronto's First SDUKOUS/ CHAMPETA PARTY Mezzetta 681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416·658-5687 "Wednesday Concerts in a Cal6". Sets at 9:00 and 10: 15 pm. Reservations recommended for first set. AZZ: CLUBS AZZ: CONCERT UICK PICKS Apr 2 Brian Katz & Rob Piltch, Apr 9 Oave Young w/ Reg Schwager, Apr 16 Nadia Petra Ouo, Apr 23 Rebecca Enkin and Ron Oavis, Apr 30 Michael Occhipinti and Kevin Turcotte. Mezzrows 1546 Queen W. 416-535-4906 Parkdale neighborhood pub featuring jazz and blues on Saturday afternoons, Sunday evenings and a live jam every other Wednesday. Montreal Bistro 65 Sherbourne 426-363·0179 Apr 1 ·5 Oon Thompson Quintet w/ Terry Clarke, Phil Owyer, Kevin Turcotte and Jim Vivian, Apr 7 Graham Howes Quartet, Apr 8· 12 ·oenny Christianson/ Jan Jarczyk Quintet w. Jimmy Ooxsaz, Pat Labarbera and Kieran Overs, Apr 14 Rob Piltch and Lorne lofsky - Ouo, . Apr 15·Apr 19 Ian Bargh Trio w/ Frank Wright and Oon Vickery, Apr 21 Jazz for Jumoke: A benefit concert for Camp Jumoke, featuring Mike Murley and David Occhipinti Ouo, Apr 22-Apr 26 Ted Quinlan Quintet w/ Kieran Overs, Dave Restivo, Ted Warren and Perry White, Apr 28 The Georgia Ambros Septet CO Release, Apr 29-May 3 Gene OiNovi and Oave Young Duo. 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. Call for details Orbit Room 580A College St. 416· 763·34 70 Pilot Tavern 22 Cumberland 416-923-5716 One of Toronto'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 emphasis on good time music in an intimate, casual background. Rex Jazz & Blues Bar 194 Queen St. W. 416·598·2475 Sat· Tues, 2 shows/evening. Call for times, or visit www Every Tue Rex Jazz Jam (Guest hosts for April· John Dbercian, Nick Ali, Gord Webster, Brandi OisterheftJ , Apr 1 6:30pm Kira Callahan, Apr 2 Chris Gale Quintet, Apr 3 Rancho Misterio, Apr 4 Melissa Stylianou Trio, Apr 5 laura Hubert Band; Miriam Snider, Apr 6 The Four Mikes; The Botos Brothers, Apr 7 Runcible Spoon, Kurt Swinghammer & Ron Davis Trio, Apr 8 Kira Callahan, Apr 9 Chris Gale, Apr 10 Rancho Misterio Apr 11 Melissa Stylianou Trio, Apr 12 The TJO: Toronto Jazz Orchestra; Miriam Snider, Apr 13 The BeBop Cowboys, The Botos Brothers, Apr 14 Runcible Spoon; Kurt Swinghammer & Ron Davis Trio, Apr 15 Kira Callahan, Apr 16 Chris Gale Quintet, Apr 17 Rancho Misterio, Apr 18 Melissa Stylianou Trio, Apr 19 Or. Nick & The Rollercoasters; Miriam Snider, Apr 20 Freeway Dixieland Septet; The Botos . Brothers, Apr 21 Runcible Spoon, Kurt Swinghammer & Ron Oavis Trio, Apr 22 Kira Callahan, Apr 23 Chris Gale Quintet, Apr 24 Rancho Misterio, Apr 25 Amanda Martinez, Apr 26 John Cheesman Big Band; Miriam Snider, Apr 27 Club Ojango, The Botos Brothers; Apr 28 Runcible Spoon, Apr 29 Kira Callahan, Apr 30 Chris Gale. Rhodes Restaurant 1496 Yonge St. 416-968-9315 Apr 2 Tony Quarrington, Apr 3 Oick Felix, Apr 4 Frank Wright, Ian Bargh, Apr 5 Mike Murley, David Occhipinti, Apr 9 Bernie Senensky, Apr 10 Fred Ouligal Ian Bargh, Apr 11 Bill McBirnie, Roy Patterson, Apr 12 San Murata, Neville Barnes, Apr 16 Oavid Braid, Apr 17 Danny McErlain, San Murata, Apr 18 Ben Jansson, lee Wallace, Apr 19 Simone Johnson, Jim McBirnie, Apr 23 Oavid Occhipinti, Apr 24 San Murata, Neville Barnes, Apr 25 Gary Benson, Dave Field, Apr 26 Norman Amadio, Duncan Hopkins. Rockit 120 Church St. 416·947·9555 Downtown club featuring contemporary jazz and blues every night except Sunday and Monday. Sassafraz 100 Cumberland 416·964·2222 Located in the heart of fashionable Yorkville is this European style bistro with live jazz on weekends Top O' the Senator 416·364-751~ Apr 1 ·6 Jake Langley Quintet, Apr 8· 13 Rob McConnell Tentet, Apr 15· 20 The Don Thompson Quartet featuring Norma Winstone, Apr 22·27 Jean Beaudet Trio, Apr 29 Michele Mele, Apr 30 Hot Club of Cowtown. The Tranzac 292 Brunswick Ave. 416·923·8137. Every Wed. 9pm Grande Bouche Swingette (gypsy swing jazz, free), Every Fri 9pm Dixieland Music (free) Victory Cafe 581 Markham St. 416-516-5787 Located beside Honest Ed's this spot is the Thursday night home of Club Django. Whistlers 995 Broadview Ave. 416421-1344 Pat Carrey's Jazz Navigators Sundays, 9· 12:30. No Cover. ' Note: Concert quick picks are abridged. For details see the comprehensive concert listings, pages 39 to 56 GTA April02 · 8:00: U of T Faculty of Music. 11 O'Clock Jan Orchestra. Phi Nimmons, director. April04 · 9:30: Harbourfront Centre. Vu.rt" Mahlasela, singer/composer. April06 · 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Gallery. Sunday Concert: Michael Cada Jan Ensemble. April 09 · 8:00: ilnStage at Glenn Gould Studio. Seamus Blake, tenor sax; John Stetch, piano. April 10 · 8:00: Living Arts Centre Mississauga. lighthouse. April 11 · 8:00: Heritage Theatre. lighthouse. April 13 · 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jan V~ Gordon Sheard Quartet. Apri 14 · 8:00: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts. lighthouse. April 16 · 8:00: Humber Music Jazz Series. The One & Only Phi WOtX/s. Oon ThOITflSon Ensemble; Oenny Christianson; Humber Colege Studio Jan Ensemble. Apri120 · 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Gallery. SlKlday Concert: Norm Amadio Tno. April 25 · 8:00: Burlington Concert Band. Swifrl into · SpritrJ. Guest" Peter Appleyard, vibraphone. April 27 · 1 :00: Jeunesses Musicales of Ontario/ Harbourfront Centre. Cuslion Concert: Hot Salsa! Latin rhythms, jazz. · 3:00: Hannaford Street Silver Band. Al That Jazz. Alex Dean, reeds; A!astai- Kay, tfOITlbone; Cllltis Metcalf, music drectoc • 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jan V~: Celeliratifrl the Mu.ric of Duke UfrJ(on. May02 · 8:30: York University Centre for the Study of Black Cultures in Canada. Joe Sealey T no; Archie Aleyne with Kolage. May03 · 8:00: Duke Ellington Society. Jin 6afloway and the fl-Piece WeeBiJBand. May04 · 1 :30: CAMMAC/McMichael Gallery. SlKlday Concert: Colson T no. FURTHER AFIELD May02 · 8:00: Harlequin Singers. love Notes. Music from Broadway, the big batd era, jazz & pop. 58 April 1 - May 7 2003

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Great for Everyone! • All styles •All Levels • Beginners and Children welcome .• Excellent for public speakers, actors, etc. Cal/Pattie Kelly for private lessons at 905-271-6896 ANNOUNCEMENTS •April 1 6:00: Tafelmusik. 3rd Annual Fundraiser: Fools Rush In ... Performances by Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra under music director Jeanne Lamon; silent auction; catered by EnVille Catering and Event Design; Alexa Petrenko, host. Capitol Event Theatre, 2492 Yonge. 416· 964-6337. . •April 3 6:00: Mississauga· Symphony. 10th Annual Wine Tasting and Fine Wine Auction. Includes hot and cold hors d' oeuvres, classical. chamber ensemble & ongoing silent auction throughout the evening. Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905-615-4401. . •April 25 7:30:'Kingsway Baptist Ch.urch. King of Kings. Silent movie: Cecil B. DeMille biblical epic of the life of Jesus, accompanied by William O'Meara, organ. 41 Birchview Blvd. 416-239-2381. . . 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