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Volume 9 Issue 7 - April 2004

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Solar Stage Children's Theatre. The Sentimental Scarecrow. Musical theatre adapted by Thom Currie, ages 4 and up. ·Apr 4, 1 O, 11, 18: 11 :OOam & 2:00. Madison Centre, 4950 Yonge St. 416-368-8031. . Tapestry New Opera Works. Opera To Go at the Oist,llery. Five mini-operas: Chan & Brownell: Ice Time; Richardson & Chan: Mother Everest; Rolfe & Chai: Rosa; Nakano & Gonzalez-Risso: Brush; Ferguson & Diamond: The Two Graces. Tamara Hummel & Xin Wang, sopranos; Lynne McMurtry, mezzo; Martin Houtman, tenor; Ian Funk, baritone; instrumental ensemble; music direction by Wayne Strongman. April 1 ·3, 5, 7: 8:00, April 3,4: 2:00. Fermenting Room, Distillery Historic District, 55 Mill St. 416· 872-1212, 1 ·800-461-3333: 1eve), 1mat). 1st). Theatre Ancaster. The Ooo Wop Shop. April 1 ·3. Auditorium, Ancaster High School, 374 Jerseyville Rd. West. 905·304-7469. ,S 17(sr). 1st). Theatre Aquarius. Classic Kids: Toad of Toad Hall. Musical based on The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame. Apr 3,4: 1 :00. Sunday April 04 NNN - 2:00: U of T Faculty of Music. Student Composers Concert. NNN - 3:00: Music Gallery. Fresh Ears Family Series: Ros Dunlop, clarinet. NN - 3:30: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Handel's Royal fireworks. NN - 4:30: St. Anne's Church. Choral Evensong. NNN - 8:00: COLLABORATIONS: A Chamber Arts Experience. STARS. Dofasco Centre for the Arts, 190 King William St., Hamilton. 905-522-7529. . Toronto Consort. Cavalli: Calisto. In concert. Suzie LeBlanc, soprano; 17th century orchestra; David Fallis, conductor. April 16 & 17: 8:00. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor St. West. 416-964-6337. -. ' Toronto Operetta Theatre. Die , Fledermaus. By J. Strauss. Laura Whalen, ; Ross Neill, Jane Archibald, Mark Dubois, performers; Derek Bate, conductor; Guillermo Silva-Marin, stage director. Apr 23 • 1 (preview).24,27,30, May 1: 8:00; Apr 28, May 2: 2:00. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416-366-7723.' -. U of T Faculty of Music. Operetta and Musical Theatre. Apr 23: 8:00, Apr 25: 2:30. MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queen's Park. 416· 978-3744. ,. Friday April 02 8:00: U of T Faculty of Music. Faculty Artist Series: Terry Promanf1, Jazz Trombone. Saturday April 03 8:00: COLLABORATIONS: A Chamber Arts Experience. STARS. 8:00: Mark Spisic Tambura Orchestra. String fever. Sunday April 04 2:00: Mississauga Pops Concert Band. Snap, Crackle and Jazz. 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers. 8:00: COLLABORATIONS: A Chamber Arts Experience. STARS. Wednesday April 07 7:30: Toronto Choral Society. Toronto: A Musical Mosaic. Yorkminstrels. 42nd Street. Music by : Tuesday April 13 Harry Warren Caren Fry sh, Christopher Sharp; 9:00: Small World Music. Baaba Maal. Christine Edmonds, Art McDonald & other . Wednesday April 14 performers; Rob Torr, musical director. April 8:00: Markham Theatre for Performing 17,22-24: 8:00, April 18 & 25: 2:00. Leah Arts.Lee Aaron. Posluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst. 416-491 · Thursday April 15 9814. , S20(sr), S171st). 8:00: Heritage Theatre. Lee Aaron. NEW Music Qu1cKPICKS, CONTINUED FROM PAGE 18 Friday April 16 Series. Stefan Glick, cello; Dorothy Sandler· 8:00: TUZA Festival of Arts and Music. Glick, piano · Saturday April 17 NNN - 8:00: Soundstreams Canada/CBC 8:00: Massey Hall. Herbie Hancock Trio Radio Two New Hours. Freddy's Tune. 8:00: TUZA Festival of Arts and Music Wednesday April 07 NN - 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Thursday April 08 NN - 2:00 & 8:00: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Sunday April 11 NN - 3:00: Ware Academy of Music.Brad Kukko, classical guitar in Recital. Tuesday April 13 NN - 7:30:University of Toronto Faculty of Music/Russian Students' Federation. An Evening of Russian Song and Poetry. NNN - 8:00: Evergreen Club Contemporary Gamelan. Landscapes from the East and the West. Thursday April 15 NNN - 8:00: Music Gallery. Ager: Ellis Portal. Friday April 16 NNN - 8:00: Canadian Music Centre/ CBC Radio. Al/Buczynski Programme: Celebrating Walter's 10th Birthday. Sunday April 18 NNN - 3:00: Music Gallery. Udo Kasemets: Cageweb. NN - 8:00: Roya! Conservatory of Music. ARC Festival.· A Green and Pleasant Landi/. Tuesday April 20 NNN - 8:00: Dancemakers. Tziganes. Th'ursday April 22 NN - 7:30: Chrylark Arts and Music 52 Saturday April. 24 NN - 7:30: Toronto Children's Chorus. Canada Blossoms! Sunday April 25 NN - 4:00: Concerts at St. George's on· the·Hill. PeMe Suite. Thursday April 29 NNN - 8:00: Music Gallery.Cloud Walking, or Getting High with Diana Mcintosh. Sunday May 02 NN - 2:00: Chamber Music Society of Mississauga. Harp Extravaganza. NNN - 2:00: Esprit Orchestra.Radio Waves. NN - 3:00: Chrylark Arts and Music Series. Marie Berard Guartet. · Thursday May 06 NN - 2:00: Toronto Senior Strings. Gala 80th Birthday Concert in Honour of Maestro Victor feldbflll and founder Ruth Budd. Friday May 07 NN - 8:00: Amici. Latin Fantasy. FURTHER AFIELD: (in this issue: Guelph, Hamilton, Waterloo) Sunday April 04 NNN - 8:00: Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Penderecki Guartet. Wednesday April 07 NNN - 8:00: .Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society. Penderecki • Guartet. Saturday April 10 NNN - 8:00: NUMUS. The Easter Re-Muse. Saturday April 24 NN - 8:00: John Laing Singers. A Pageant of Spring. Saturday May 01 NNN - 8:00: Guelph Spring Festival.flux. Sunday April 18 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers: Charlie Gray Guintet. Friday April 23 7:00: Royal Ontario Museum. ROM Friday Nights: Jazz Showcase. Alleycatz 2409 Yonge St. 416-481-6865 Every Mon Salsa Night w/ DJ frank Bischun, Every Tue Christopher Plock Jazz Trio. Every Wed The Outlaws. Every Thu Mike Ferfolia Band. Apr 2, 3, Motor City w'. Corey Branigan. Apr 9, lOSoular. Apr 16, 17, 23, 24 Lady Kane. Arbour Cafe 266 Lakeshore Rd E., Oakvilkl. 905-844-1840 Apr 1 Marrieve Herrington. Apr 2 Paula Gardin Judge. Apr 3 Sandy faux. Apr 8 Threeplay. Apr 9 Vivian Clement. Apr 1 D MarkSepic. Apr 15SuzanneRamsay. Apr 16 Henry Strong. Apr 17 Par 3. Apr 22 Heather Bambrick. Apr 23 Paula Gardin Judge. Apr 24 George Grossman. Apr'29 Threeplay. Apr 30 Robyn Pauhl. Ben Wicks 424 Parliament 416-961-9425 Cameron House 408 Queen St. 416-703-0811 C'estWhat 67 Front St. E. 416-867-9499 Saturday afternoon traditional jazz from the Hot Five Jazzmakers The Cloak and Dagger Pub 394 College St. 416-921-8308 Live jazz every Thursday night. WWW, THEWHOLENOTE ,COM Gate 403 403 Roncesvalles 416-588 2930 Every Sun Ron Davis J11m Session. · Apr 1 P11trice B11rbarchon. Apr 2 Rich11rd Whiteman. Apr 3 Grant Lyle. Apr 8 Am11nd11 Saturday April 24 8:00: Earl Nelham Singers. Collage 8:00: Jazz at R. Y. Jim Galloway Saturday May 01 8:00: Duke Ellington Society. Jim Galloway's 17-Piece Wee Big Band su·nday May 02 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers. 8:00: Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. The Big Band Broadcast: Featuring Holly Larocque and the Mark Ferguson Orchestra. Thursday May 06 8:00: RCM Community School.Jazz Choir FURTHER AFIELD: (in this issue: Port Perry, Sonya, Sunderland) Saturday April 03 8:00: Lynn McDonald, jazz vocalist., Sunderland. Sunday April 04 7:00: Amis du Jazz.Jazz Kidz. Sonya. Friday 'April 09 8:00: Lynn McDonald Presents. Hampton A venue 4. Port Perry. Sunday April 25 7:00: Amis du Jazz.Danie/Barnes, drums; Robert Botds, piano; Rich Brown, bass. Sonya. Sunday May 02 7:00: Amis du Jazz.Sundar Viswanathan, sax; Adrean Farrugia, piano; Andrew Downing, bass. Sonya. JAZZ CLUB LISTINGS Martinez. Apr 10 Leigh Graham. Apr 15 ShaneJeffery. Apr 17 Lyne Trembl11y. Apr 22 Eric Jensen w. friends. Apr 23 Laura Hubert. Apr 29 K11ren Manion. Apr 30 D11vid Rotundo & Jimmy Helverson Blues Night. Grasshopper Bar 460 Parliament St. 416-323-1210 Apr 1 Mich11e! K!eniec. Apr 3, 10, 24 The Trevor Bedard Group. Apr 23 Leigh Graham. Grossman's Tavern, 379 Spadina Ave, 416-977-7000. The Happy Pals have been stomping New Orleans Jazz at Grossman's Tavern for decades. Founded and led by Kid Bastien until . his death in early 2003, the Happy Pals are still rocking the house Saturdays 4:00 to 8:00 pm, or later. Hot House Cafe Market Square 416·366-7800 Jazz brunch every Sunday, alternating weeks: Ken Churchill Quartet, 5spot Hugh's Room 2261 Dundas West 416-531-6604 L' Arte Bar and Gallery 2060 Dundas West. 416-535·3181 Lisa's Cafe 245 Carlaw Ave. 416-406-6470 Lula Lounge 1585 Dundas West. 416-588-0307. Apr 1 Mei M'R11bet & K11lima. Apr 2 C11che. Apr 3 Cuban Percussion School, Nick Ali & M11rron Matizado. Apr 4 B11teria, The Swing Gang. Apr 8 Samb11 Squ11d. Apr 9 Diego Marul11nda & P11cande. Apr 10 Cuban APRIL 1 - MAY 7 2004

JAZZ CLUB LISTINGS, CONTINUED Percussion School, Cache. Apr 15 New Cuban Generation. Apr 16 Cache. Apr 17 Cuban Percussion School, Luis Mario Ochoa Y Cimarron. Apr 18 Bateria. Apr 21 Feast of the East. Apr 22 Montuno Police CO Release Party. Apr 23 Convoy Cubano. Apr 24 Cuban Percussion School, Proyecto Charanguero. Apr 25 Bateria. Apr 26Shaken and Stirred Part 3: Gryphon Trio et al. Apr 28 Cache: Night for Romero House for Refugees. Apr 30 Cache. Mezzetta 681 St. Clair Ave. W. 416·658·5687 'Wednesday Concerts in a Cafe" Sets at 9_:00 and 1 0: 15 pm. Reservations recommended for first set. Apr 7 Kye Marshall and Michael Occhipinti. Apr 14 Norman liota and Cameron Collyer. Apr 21 Thomas Handy, George Koller. Apr 28 M_ike Murley, David Occhipinti. 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 Apr 1 ·3 Bill McBirnie w/ Mark Eisenman Trio. Apr 5 Michele Mele Ouintet. Apr 6· 10 Ian Bargh Trio. Apr 12 Richard WMehouse Ouartet. Apr 13· 17 Jim Galloway ' "Presents''. Apr 19 Diane Alcorn Ouintet. Apr 20·24 Ted Guin/an Ouintet. Apr 26 "Bruce Cassidy's Hotfoot''. Apr 27·May 1 Gene OiNovi and Dave Young. . N' Awlins Jazz Bar and Dining 299 King St. W. 416·595· 1958 Cajun style cooking and New Orleans style jazz Orbit Room 508A College St. 416·763·3470 Apr 28, 29, 30, May 1, Brian Auger's Oblivion Express 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. Quigleys 2232 Queen E. 416·699-9998 Reservoir Lounge 52 Wellington 416-955·0887 Every Mon Bradley and the Bouncers. Every Tues Tyler Yarema and his Rhythm. 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 Mon·Fri 2 shows/evening, Sat 3 shows/day, Sun 4 shows/day. Apr 1 Kevin Ouain, Rob Masher's Ornette Coleman Tribute. Apr 2 Melissa Stylianou Trio, Jake and the Blue Midnights. Apr 3 Swing Shift Big Band, Jesse Capon's Guitar Trio Series, Bnan O'Kane & the music of.lee Morgan. Apr 4 Jazz Workshop, John'Maharaj Trio, Kira Callahan, Gerry Mulligan Tnoute, Kevin Gross Ouintet. Apr 5 Runcible Spoon, Humber College Student Jazz Ensembles. Apr 6 Oafydd Hughes, Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Apr 7 Exitman, JoeShabason Ouartet. Apr 8 Kevin Ouain, Richard Underhill Sextet. Apr 9 Melissa Styhanou, Richard Underhill Sextet. Apr 10 Or. Nick and the Rollercoasters, Jesse Capon's Gwtar Trio Series, John MacMurchy Ouintet. Apr 11 Jazz Workshop, Sharron Macleod, Kira Callahan, Stephen Frank & Noises from the Too/shed. A pr 12 Runcib/eSpoon, Nathan Hiltz Ouintet. Apr 13 Oafydd Hughes, Classic Rex Jazz Jam.' Apr 14 Exttman, Daniel Barnes Ouintet. Apr 15 Kevin Ouain, Tara Davidson Ouartet. Apr 16 Melissa Stylianou Trio, Pat Carey's Jazz Navigators. Apr 17 Jazz Mechanics Big Band, Jesse Capon's Gwtar Trio Series, Mike Murley Ouintet. Apr 18 Jazz Workshop, Freeway Dixieland Septet, Emilio Reyes Le Blanc Ouo. Apr 19 Runc,ole Spoon, Carohne Martin-Rowe Ouartet. Apr 20 Oafydd Hughes, Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Apr 21 Exttman, Elie Katz,n Trio. Apr 22 Kevin Ouain, Katherine Bates Sextet. Apr 23 Mehssa Styl,anou Trio, Jeff Healy Presents: Terra Hazelton & her Easy Answers. Apr 24 Laura Hubert Band, Jesse Capon's Gwtar Series, Wilham Carn Owntet. Apr 25 Jazz Workshop, Club 01ango Traditional Sextet, Kira Callahan, Ashley Summers Ouartet + ·1. Apr 26 Runcib/e Spoon, John Macleod's Rex Hotel Orchestra. Apr 27 Oafydd Hughes, Classic Rex Jazz Jam. Apr 28 Exttman, Tim Shia's Love Orchestra. Apr 29 Kevin Ouain, Roy Patterson's Brazil 4 U. Apr 20 Melissa Styl,anou Trio, Duncan Hopkins Owntet. Rhodes Restaurant 1496 Yonge St. 416-968·9315 Apr 2 Frank Wright, Ian Bargh. Apr 3 Simone Johnson, Jim McBirnie, Ross Macintyre. Apr 9 Bill McBirnie, Bernie Senensky. Apr 10 San Murata, Neville Barnes, Lenny Boyd. Apr 16 Ian Bargh, Fred Ouhgal. Apr 23 Gary Benson, Duncan Hopkins. Apr 24 Gary Benson, Frank Wright, Duncan Hopkins. Apr 30 Mark laret, Pat Collins. 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 D' the Senator 253 Victoria St. 416-364-7517 Apr 1·3 Hugh Fraser's Toronto Owntet. Apr 4 Jean Beaudet Trio CO release. Apr 6· 11 Jake Langley Trio. Apr 13· 15 Pat LaBarbara • Ouartet featuring Randy Brecker. Apr 20·25 Rob McConnell Tentet. Apr 27 - May 2 George Evans Ouintet. The Tranzac 292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137 Mon 9pm· 12 Open mike w/ adam blair. Thu 1 D· 1 Mighty Gill (Show jazz originals). Fri 5· 7 classic jazz matinee w. The Foolish Things. Victory Cafi 581 Markham St. 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 ANNOUNCEMENTS, LECTURES/SYMPOSIA, ANNOUNCEMENTS *April 1 5:00: Sinfonia Toronto. CO Launch Party/Reception. Join Maestro Nurhan Arman and the musicians to celebrate the orchestra's new CD. Everyone invited. L' Atelier Grigorian, 70 Yorkville Ave. 416- 499·0403. . . . *April 1 6:00: Mississauga Symphony. A Night of a Thousand Wines. 11th annual wine tasting & fine wine auction, featuring the wines of Niagara and area wineries. Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905- 615·4406. , table rates. *April 2,3,4: Esprit Orchestra. New Wave Composers Festival. Film & video screenings, orchestral readings, speaker's forum, special educational events. Audience members have the chance to discover & meet many important new composers on the scene over three compact days of activities. St. Lawrence Centre, 27 Front St. East. 416-815-7887, www.espritorchestra.com *April 4 5:30: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Musical Journey to Gay Paree! Champagne reception, 3-course dinner, concert & dancing to the Toronto All-Star Big Band, silent auction. Toronto Marriott Eaton Centre, 525 Bay St. 416-922·2912. . • April 5· 10: Roots on the Ra.ils. Toronto to Vancouver. Three-night travelling musical party on board a train. While traversing Canada's spectacular landscapes, passengers WORKSHOPS, ETCETERA will enjoy performances, workshops & sing· alongs by some of the country's finest roots musicians, including Fred Eaglesmith, Nathan, Ian Tamblyn, Bobby Watt & more. Includes sleeping berth, meals, performances on board, concerts in Toronto and Vancouver, 2 nights' accommodation. 1-866·484-3669. 25 single, 79 double. • April 22 7:00: The Milkweed Collective. Milkweed Art Show Opening Reception. Presentation with sculptures, stories, movement and music, on the Inuit legend The Magic Orum. Neilson Park Creative Centre, 56 Neilson Dr. 416-224- 0438. Free. *April 25 9:30am: Alliance for Canadian New Music Projects (ACNMP){The Running Room. 5 km Musical Run/Walk. In support of young student musicians. Live music along the route (weather permitting). Sponsors welcomed. Coronation Park, Lakeshore Blvd. West at Strachan Ave. Register at The Running Room, 2629 Yonge St. or by e-mail to acnmptor@ica.net . • April 25 1 :DO: Amici Chamber Ensemble. Spring Fund-Raiser and Silent Auction. Guests: Quartetto Gelato. Music, appetisers & wine. Grano Restaurant, 2035 Yonge St. 416·368· 8743. (tax receipt). *May 1 2:00: Baroque Music Beside the Grange.BMBG Birthday Bash. Informal THE .RCM COMMUNITY SCHOOL The Royal Conservatory of Music offers a wide variety of.summer music classes: • DJ Techniques • Guitar Classes • Adult Singing Classes and Workshops • Music for Moms-To-Be • Summer Camps • And much more ... All ages. All levels. For everyone. Find out more - phone for a FREE brochure. Toronto: 41 6-408-2825 Mississauga: 905-891-7944 APRIL 1 - MAY 7 2004 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE .COM 53

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