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Volume 9 Issue 3 - November 2003

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JAZZ CLUB LISTINGS Every month studenJs in the variousjau.programs arowui Toromo scrounge up their small change, and try and get out to the clubs where their teachers perform on a regular basis. This month, there are lots of opponunities to see these students take the stage, as the Rex features student ensembles from the University ofToronJo 's Jau. Performance program. There's also a new listing this momhfor the " Oscar's" series in the Arbor Room at the University. And of course, the various jam sessions around the city are great places to hear much of the wonderful talent Toronto 'sjau. scene'has to offer-both old and new. Alleycatz 2409 Yonge St. 416-481 ·6865 . Nov 1 Cachlf Nov 2 Bateria Open Esco/a Oe Every Mon Salsa Night w/ OJ Fiank Bischun Samba Rehearsal, Sugar Daddies 'the Remix" Every Tue Christopher Plock Jazz Trio, Every Nov 3 Oanceteria, Nov 5 Feast of the East, Wed The Outlaws Jazz, Blues and Motown, Nov 6 O.l.A.S Urban Showcase, Nov 7 Noite Every Thu The Flow w/ Carlos Morgan Every Brasileira Nov 9 Bateria Open Rehearsal, Nov Sun Jam Session w/ Tony Springer Band 1. 0 Dancetwia, Nov 12 Samba Squad Nov 14 Nov ·1 Mischief, Nov 7 Soular, Nov 18 Shasta Nick Ali & Marron Matizado Nov 15 Cache, Jade Nov 14SoularNov 15 Groove Yard Nov Nov 16 BateriaOpenRehearsa/, Nov 17 21 SoularNov 22 Disco Night w/ Disco Inferno Oanceteria Nov 19 Habanasax, Nov 24 Band Nov 28 Soular Nov 29 Groove Yard Oanceteria Nov 27 Pueblito's Annual Fiesta Nov Amato's Pizza 673 St. Clair Ave W. 416·65i6350 Nov 22 Beverly Taft Trio Arbour Cafe 266 Lakeshore Rd. E., Oakville. 905·844-1840 Nov 1 Chris Wilson Ouartet featuring Brenda lewis, Nov 6 Beverly Taft Trio Nov 7 Margo Jamieson Trio, Nov 8 Sandy Faux Trio, Nov 13 Vivian Clement duo, Nov 14 Tim Shia Trio Nov 15 Colleen Jones Ouartet, Nov 20 Jim Slanski Duo Nov 21 Michael Keys Duo, Nov 22 Blue label Ouintet. Ben Wicks 424 Parliament 416·961-9425 Cameron House 408 Queen St. W.416-703·0811 C'estWhat 67 Front St. E.416·867·9499 Saturday afternoon traditional jazz from.the Hot Five Jazzmakers Chatt's Bar & Grill 368 Bayly St Ajax. 905·686·2428 Nov 26 The George lake Big Band Gate 403 403 Roncesvalles 416·588 2930 Every Sun. Ron Davis Jam Session Nov 1 Mark Cushion Jazz Trio, Nov 7 Sweet Oeriick Blues Duo Nov 14 Whitney Smith Ouartet, Nov 15 laura Hubert Jazz Trio Nov 21 Lynne Tremblay Jazz Ouartet Grossmans 279 Spadina Ave. 416·977-7000 Hot House Cafe Market Square 416·366· 7800 Ja~z brunch every Sunday. alt~rnating weeks: Ken Churchill Quartet, 5spot Hugh's Room 2261 Dundas West416·531 ·6604 Jazz at Oscar's Friday Nights in the Arbor Room, 7 Hart House Circle 416·978·2452 Nov 7 RichardUnderhil/, Nov 14 11 O'Clock Band, Nov21100'ClockBand, Nov28Hari House Jazz Singers · L'Arte Bar and Gallery 416 ~ 535 · 3181 Lisa's Cafe 245 Caflaw Ave. 416·406·6470 Every Fri Martini and Manicure (5pm1pmJ Nov 1 Max Woo/aver Band Nov 2 Chris Mckhool Trio, Nov 7 Jason Crawford Nov 9 Aura Borealis Nov 13 Nov 14 Tim Booth Trio Nov 16KarenManion Combo, Nov 20Jazz .fam w. Brian Li & Robin Pitts, Nov 21 Nick Ali Trio Nov 23 Peter S(Tlith Trio Nov 27 Nov 28 Arlen Torlakovic & Nicolle Stoff man Gypsy Jazz Trio Nov 29 Trevor Jones Nov 30 Beverly Taft& Roland Hunter Lula Lounge 1585 Dundas West. Call 416· 588·0307 for further times and info. 29Cachlf Mezzetta 681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416·658·5687 "Wednesday Concerts in a Cafe" Sets at 9:00 and 10:15 pm. Reservations recommended for first set. Nov 5 Thomas Handy Nov 12 Rob Piltch/Brian Katz, Nov 19 Norman liota, . Cameron Collyer Nov 26 lenka Lichtenberg, Brian Katz Mezzrows 1546 Queen St. 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 416·363·0179 Nov 1 Bonnie Brett w/ the Mark Eisenman Trio Nov 4·8 Time Warp w/ Barry Elmes, Al Henderson, Kelly Jefferson, Kevin Turcotte Nov 1 0 David Occhipinti Ouartet w/ Terry Clarke, Andrew Downing & Mike Murley Nov 11·15 Oon Thompson/Phil Dwyer Ouartet w/ Terry .Clarke & Jim Vivian, Nov 17 Dave Young · Ouartet w/ Phil Dwyer, John Obercian & Reg Schwager Nov 18 -22 Pat laBarbera Ouartet w/ Brian Dickinson, Neil Swainson & Bob Mclaren, Nov 24 Third Annual Moe Koff man Memorial Jazz Scholarship Benefit (for tickets call University of Toronto 416·946·3580/ Nov 25· 29 Special Presentation: Bill Mays Trio w/ Terry Clarke & Neil Swainson. N'awlins Jazz Bar and Dining 299 King St. W. 416·5.ll5· 1958 Cajun style cooking and New Orleans style jazz Oasis 294 College St. Occasional Jazz. Call for details. Orbit Room . 508A College St. 416-763-3470 PilotT avern 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 E 416·955·0887 Every Mon Bradley and the Bouncers, Every Tue Tyler Yarema Every Wed Guest Performer Night, Every Thu Janice Hagen Every Fri Chet Valiant Combo, Every Sat Tony Cassis Rex Jazz and Blues Bar 194 Queen St. W. 416·598-2475 Tues - Fri 2 Shows/Evening, Sat, Sun 3 or 4 Shows/day. Nov 1 Swing Shift Big Band, Amanda Martinez, Murley & Turcotte, Nov 2 UofT Jazz Workshop, Club Ojango-Jraditional Sextet Kira Callahan. Creation Dream Nov 3 54 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE. COM Peter Hill, UofT Student Jazz Ensembles, Nov 4 Swing Street, Classic Rex Jazz Jam w/ Jack Zarovsk£ Nov 5Janie Reynolds & Exitman, Bob Brough & Stan Fomin Present: Carol McCartney, Nov 7 Melissa Stylianou, Dixie Demns, Nov BJohn Cheesman Big Barxl, Paul Neufeld, Ian Bargh, Nov 9 UofT Jazz Workshop, Michael Herring Sextet, Kira Callahan, Jim Firiaysflfl Ouartet, Nov 10 Petfl' Hil, UofTStudent Jazz Ensembles Nov 11 Swing Street, Classic Rex Jazz Jam w/ Nick A/£ Nov 12 Jarrie Reynolds & Exitman, Jorrfon Sali_Nov 13 KevinOuain, ChrisGaleOuintet, Nov 14HollyC/ark, Clvis Gale Ouintet Nov 15.Stephen Frank & "Noises from the Too/shed' Amanda Martinez, Victor Bateman, Nov 16 UofT Jazz Workshop, BeBop Cowboys, Kira Calahan, Artie Roth Ouintet, Nov 17 Peter Hill, UofT Student Jazz Ensembles, Nov 18 Swing Street Classic Rex Jazz Jam w/ Brandi Oisterheft, Nov 19JarrieReynokls&ExitlTliln, Peter T umer Trio, Nov 20 Kevin Ouain, Katherine Bates Sextet, Nov 21 M£flSSil Styianou, Ted WiJm'(I Conmission, Nov 22lallf8 Hubert Barxl, Amanda Martinez, Kingsley Etienne Trio, Nov 23 UofT Student Jazz Ensembles, Freeway Dixieland Septet, Kira Calahan, Ouadruped, Nov 24JohnMacleod's Rex Hotel Orchestra, Nov 25 Swing Street Classic Rex Jazz Jam w/UofTStudent Jazz Ensembles, Nov 26 Jamie Reynolds & Exitrnan, CO Refl!ilse PartyGregOeDenus, Nov27 KevinOuain, WiDiam Cam, Nov 28MelissaStyianou, Jonathan Rossman, Nov 29 Raoul & the Big T UTJe, Amanda Martinez, Michelle Mele, Nov 30 UofT Student Jazz, Ernesto Cetvin£ Kira i:aDahan, Peter Van Huffril CD Rriease P111y. Rhodes Restaurant 1496 Yonge St. 416·968·9315 Live Jazz Thu·Sat, 7:30pm. Nov 1 Adrean Farrugia, Kelly Jefferson, Nov 6 Fred Duligal, Ian Bargh, Nov 7 Bill McBirnie, Neville Barnes Nov 8 San Murata, Neville Barnes, Lenny Boyd Nov 13 Norman Amadio, Diane Miller Nov 14 Frank Wright, Ian Bargh, Nov 15' Clarck Johnson, Gary Benson, Nov 20 San Murata, Neville Barnes, Nov 21 Norman Amadio, Janine Blanchard Nov 22 Simone Johnson, Jim McBirnie, Nov 27 Danny McErlain, Bill McBirnie, Nov 27 Danny McErlain, Bill McBirnie, Nov 28 Kirk MacDonald, Lorne lofsky, Nov 28 Gary Benson, Judy Tate. Rockit 120 Church St. 416·947-9555 Downtown club featuring contemporary jazz and blues every night except Sunday and Monday. Sassafraz 100 Cumberland 416· 364 7517 Located in the heart of fashionable Yorkville is this European style bistro with live jazz on weekends. Top O' the Senator 416·364· 7517 Nov 1, 2, Doug Wamble Ouartet, Nov 4·9 Geoff Keezer Ouintet, Nov 11 Diane Alcorn Ouintet, ·Nov 12-16 Bill McBirnie Ouartet, Nov 28·23 Daniel Barnes Ouartet Nov 25·30 Jake Wilkinson Ouintet. TheTranzac 292 Brunswick Ave. 416·923·8137 Mon 9pm· 12 Open nike w/ ad am blair, Thu 1 O· 1 Mighty Gill (Show jazz originals/Fri 5· 7 classic jazz matinee w. The Foolish Things, Victory Cafe 581 Markhamst.416·516·5787 Located beside Honest Ed's this spot is the Thursday night home of Club Django. Wildfire Steakhouse and Wine Bar 3438 Yonge St. 416-483·4800: Every Tues. 6:30·9:30 Dick Felix/Dan Ionescu Details are in the main listings Sunday November 02 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers: Rob P17tch Duo. Wednesday November 05 8:30: U of T. Small Jazz Ensembles. Thursday November 06 12:10: U ofT Faculty of Music. Dave Young Jazz Ouartet. Monday November 10 8:00: CanStage. Cookin' at the Cookery Tuesday November 11 · 8:00: Music Gallery. Aros. Wednesday November 12 8:30: U of T. Small Jazz Ensembles. Thursday November 13 / . 8:00: RCM. George Evans, jazz vocals. Friday November 14 8:00: RTH. Oscar Peterson Ouartet. Sunday November 16 2:00: Juan Tomas. Variety Show. Monday November 17 8:00: Sounds of Toronto Jazz Series. Rosemary Galloway/Ja(le Fair Ouintet. Tuesday November 18 12:30: York University Dept. of Music. Jazz Fest: Jazz Ensembles. 7:30: York University Dept. of Music. Jazz Fest: York U Jazz Orchestra. 8:00: Sounds of Toronto Jazz Series. Vocal Jazz Cabaret Series: John Alcorn. Wednesday November 19 12:30: York University Dept. of Music. Jazz Fest: York U Jazz Choirs. 7:30: York University Dept. of Music. Jazz Fest: Jazz Ensembles & Vocalists. Thursday November 20 12:10: U of T Faculty of Music.David Occhipinti Jazz Ouartet. 12:30: Yor.k University Dept. of Music. Jazz Fest: Jazz Vocalists. 7:30: York University Dept. of Music. Jazz Fest: Jazz Ensembles. Saturday November 22 8:00: Toronto Blues Society. 17' Annual Women's Blues Revue. Sunday November 23 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers: Adrean Farugia Trio. 5:00: Czech Community Centre at Masaryktown. Music of the 40s & 50s. Wednesday November 26 8:00: U of T Faculty of Music. 11 O'Clock Jazz Orchestra, 10 O'Clock Jazz Orchestra. Friday November 28 8:00: Living Arts Centre. Jeff Healey's Jazz Wizards. 8:00: U ofT. Vocal Jazz Ensemble. 9:00: Hart House Jazz Choir. Onoscatopoeia. Sunday November 30 2:00: Scarborough Civic Centre. Swing Shift Band. Wednesday December 03 8:30: U of T. Small Jazz Ensembles. Thursday December 04 8:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Lai/a · Biali- The Crossings Ouariet. Sunday December 07 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers: Mike Murley-David Occhipinti Duo. FURTHER AFIEL.O Friday November 14 8:00: McMaster Celebrity Concert Series. Broadway Cabaret/Broadway Jazz. Saturday December 06 8:00: Millpond Centre. Christmas Jazz. NOVEMBER 1 - DECEMBER 7 2003

ANNOUNCEMENTS, LECTURES/SYMPOSIA, MASTER CLASSES, WORKSHOPS, ETCETERA ANNOUNCEMENTS •November 1 1 :DD: Cantabile Chorale of York Region. Reunion rehearsal. For all former choir members. 6:00: Buffet dinner prior to 8:00 concert (see daily listings). Thornhill Presbyterian Church, 271 Centre st: To register: 905-731 · 8318. •November 1: Opera Atelier. Evening at Versailles Gala. Annual fund raising event in sup· port of OA's education programs. Includes VIP tickets to /phigenieen Tauride, buffet, wines, silent auction. Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge.416· 703·3767 x24. 0. •November 1 7:DD: Brenda Muller/Arde· · leana. Wolf at My Door. CO launch with live performance & opportunity to meet the members of Ardeleana. Cabaret, blues, jazz & classical sty lings for flute, piano & cello. 2-Cats Night Club, 569 King. 416-204-6261. •November 1 7:DD: Vox Nouveau Singers. Silent Auction. With performance by the Singers. Dundas Lion's Community Centre, 10 Market St., Dundas. 905-627-2038. ,. •November 7 7:3D: Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Toronto. AGM, concert group, a quiz and group singing. Skey Room, Parish Hall, St. Anne's Church, 651 Dufferin. 416-922· 4415. Free. •November 8 7:DD: Toronto All·Star Big Band/The Serenaders. Swing Dut to Victory. Music, dimer and dancing. Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, 9280 Airport Rd, Mount Hope. 905-679-4183 x221 . . November 9 12:DD noon: Sinfonia Toronto. Music and Art Brunch. Music, art and fine foods.· TurOuoise Fine Art Gallery, 25a Morrow Ave. 416-499-0403. . •November 14 7:DDam onwards to Novem· her 16: Peter Anthony of Peter Anthony Hair Design/Jesse's Foundation for Music and Dance Therapy. Jesses Scissors in Mo· tion. Fundraising event to bring music therapy io critically ill children. Peter Anthony will cut hair for men and women non·stop until he drops after setting a record for cutting hair. First come, first served. Location tba. Pre-book and pre-pay by calling 1·866-445·3773. . •November 22 8:DD: Etobicoke Swing Or· chestra. lets Dancel - Big Band Dance Fund· raiser. Music by Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Tommy Dorsey & others; dancing; raffle; dessert & coffee. John Edward Liddle, conductor. Assem· bly Hall, 1 Colonel Sam Smith Park Dr. 416410· 1570. . To benefit the Etobi~oke Community Concert Band. •November 28: 5th Annual Canadian Abo· riginal Music Awards. Gala evening of con· .. certs & awards honouring Aboriginal musicians & bands from across Canada in all musical gen· res. John Bassett Theatre, 255 Front St. West. 416-870-8000. ,. •November 29·3D: 10th Annual Canadian Aboriginal Festival and Poyv Wow. Multi· disciplinary arts event showcasing Aboriginal heritage, culture & enterprise. Over 1000 danc· ers; concerts; market area. SkyDome, 1 Blue Jay Way. 41~870 -8000 . -. ' •December 3 12:3D: GTA Music Educators/ N OVEMBER 1 - DECEMBER 7 2003 Music Industry/Coalition for Music Educa· tion in Canada. 12th Annual Christmas Tuba Festival and Choir Sing·Along, Participation is ·open to students, teachers, private instructors, professionals and anyone else who plays the tuba or likes to sing. Arrangements by Scott Irvine. Conductors: Jayne Evans & Jeff Reynolds; em· cee: Orin Isaacs. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. West. Registration by November 28. 416-222-8282 x2164 or •December 5 7:DD: Sacred Music Society/ World Youth Day 2DD2 Choir. First Annual Gala Christmas Wassail Fundraiser. Guest per· · formers: Russell Braun, baritone; Lilac Caiia, so· prano; John Sherwood, jazz pianist & others. Silent auction, door prizes, gifts, hors d'oeuvre, wine tasting & waltzing to a Viennese string quintet. Knights of Columbus Mansion, 582 Sher· bourne St. 416-515·0767. . •December 7 2:DD: Elmer lseler Singers. Sherry and Shortbread. Silent auction and music of the holiday season. Albany Club, 91 King St. East. Call for information or tickets: 416-217- 0537. . LECTURES/SYMPOSIA •November 11 D:DDam: City of Hamilton/ American Liszt Society/McMaster Univer· sity School of the Arts. Great Romantics Fes· tival.· From the British library Sound Archive: Some lisztian Treasures. By Jonathan Summers. Centenary United Church, 24 Main St. West, Hamilton. 905-525·9140 x23674. . •November 5 7:3D: University of Guelph. Britten and Dpera. Lecture by Linda and Michael Hutcheon. Macdonald Stewart Art Gallery, U of Guelph. 519-824·4120 x52991. ~November 9 2:DD: Toronto Opera Club. Great Tenors ofour Time. Audio/visual presenta· tion with guest speaker David Stanley-Porter. Room 330, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen's Park. 416-924-3940. (non-members). •Benjamin Britten: A Celebration. Ben· jamin Britten and the Crisis of Tradition. Lecture by Carl Morey. Nov 1D: 7:DD at Walter Hall, University of Toronto; Nov 12: 4:DD at Von Kuster Hall, University of Western Ontario, Lon· don; Nov 13: 7:DD at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo; Nov 18: 7:DD at Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, University of Guelph. 416-397-9677, · •November 21 &:DD: Toronto Reference Library. Talk by Alex Pauk, composer, conduc· tor and founder of the Esprit Orchestra. 789 Yonge St. 416-395·5577. Free. •Benjamin Britten: A Celebration. Staging Britten's Dperas. Lecture by Colin Graham. Nov 24: 12:DD noon at Walter Hall, University of Toronto; Nov 24: 8:DD at Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, University of Guelph; Nov 25: 4:DD at Von ~uster Hall, University of Western On· tario, London; Nov 25: 8:DD at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo. 416-397-9677, ··November 25 2:DD: Goethe·lnstitut Toron· to. 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