April 5 2010
WEDNESDAY MAY 12
Yvette Tollar and Jasna Jovicevic
1585 Dundas Street West (just W of Dufferin)
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doors at 7, show at 8:30
*Call for dinner reservations or get tix at the door ($15)
The critics, the fans and The Juno’s agree... Yvette Tollar is one of the best vocalists in the country! This special show will feature Serbian jazz saxophonist and composer Jasna Jovicevic and a stellar band that includes Robi Botos, Ernie Tollar, Rich Brown and Larnell Lewis.
Yvette’s CD “Ima” was nominated for a JUNO Award for Best Vocal Jazz Album Of The Year in 2009 and performed on three continents was numerous jazz and world music acts. Jasna has received awards around the world and is currently based in Toronto, performing and recording original compositions that blend jazz and traditional Serbian roots music. This even is part of LULAWORLD 2010.
LULAWORLD 2010 - MAY 5 TO 30
1585 Dundas Street West
Lula Music and Arts Centre is proud to present LULAWORLD 2010 - celebrating global music from around the corner and around the world. From May 5th to 30th, artists from throughout the Canada are joined by international musicians to showcase the extraordinary diversity and calibre of Canadian global music - encouraging a cross pollination between musical cultures and revealing that when it comes to global music, Toronto is one of the very best places in the world to be!
For more information on the series please visit lula.ca.
THURSDAY MAY 6
Art by Rudolf Stussi
Solo piano by Steve Koven
The Blue Dot Gallery
55 Mill Street
The Distillery District (Bldg). 47)
7pm – 10pm. FREE
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The Blue Dot Gallery invites you to an exciting one-man exhibition from internationally acclaimed Toronto painter Rudolf Stussi, whose distinctive style and skilful execution are fully expressed in this large showing of remarkable pieces including new paintings and mixed media work. It’s one of our most exciting shows yet and we hope to see you there!
Please join us for the opening reception and enjoy light refreshments and some incredible jazz from renowned pianist Steve Koven.
Robert Scott and Great Bob Scott
45 The Esplanade
May 6, 7, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 16 and 29 – always FREE!
Robert Scott performs solo piano on Wednesday nights from 8-12midnight.
On Saturday nights, Robert is joined by one of the most entertaining and talented percussionists in Toronto, Great Bob Scott. They accept requests from the audience at all times and are rarely stumped! No cover!
On May 7 at 9pm The Robert Scott Trio host a jazz jam at Novotel. This is only for established musicians who are being invited, but the party is open to the general public. We recommend you arrive early to ensure you’ll get a seat.
He may be over 80 but there is no slowing down Peter Appleyard!THURSDAY MAY 13
Peter Appleyard Quintet!
The Old Mill Inn
21 Old Mill Road
Show at 7:30 sharp, come early for dinner!
$35 + tax
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World-renowned vibraphone legend Peter Appleyard makes a rare Toronto appearance with his band at The Old Mill Inn for The Thursday Night Jazz Club, a jazz series in the main dining room that has already featured some of the great musicians in North America. Peter will be joined by his all-star band that includes Reg Schager (guitar), John Sherwood (piano), Neil Swainson (bass) and Terry Clarke (drums). There are few showmen in the world who can excite people the way Appleyard can – come see for yourself!
Warren Vache is just one of the fabulous musicians playing for the KPMTTHURSDAY MAY 20
Ken Page Memorial Trust Gala
The Old Mill Inn / 21 Old Mill Road
For tickets contact Anne Page 416.515.0200 email@example.com
The Ken Page Memorial Trust is a benevolent fund established in 1999 by Anne Page in association with the Toronto Downtown Jazz Society to benefit deserving jazz musicians while serving as a living legacy to tangibly honour the late Ken Page’s devotion to jazz and the professionals who dedicate their live to performing it.
Every year KPMT host a gala event, and once again it will be held in the main dining room of The Old Mill Inn. World renowned jazz artists who will be in town for this event include: Warren Vache, Alan Vache, John Allread, George Masso, Scott Robinson and Jim Galloway.
Emcee Jaymz Bee from JAZZ.FM91THURSDAY MAY 27
Royal Botanical Gardens Gala
RBG Centre, Burlington
Royal Botanical Gardens is unveiling its newest gem, the Aldershot Escarpment Garden at the 2010 gala, Water on the Rocks. This fabulous evening features entertainment, silent and live auctions, sumptuous food and stellar company with all funds raised directed to the Aldershot Excarpment Garden project.
Tickets for this event are limited. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org