OCTOBER 10, 11 AND 12
251 Victoria Street
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Harold López-Nussa was born in Havana and at the age of 8, he began his piano studies. In the past decade he has performed at important international venues in Paris, London, San Francisco, Oslo, Barcelona and Tokyo. He has received significant national and international awards including First Prize and the Audience Prize of the Solo Piano Competition at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland, on July 2005.
Harold is joined by his brother Ruy Lopez-Nussa and bassist Jorge Sawa Perez. Fans of Cuban traditional music, classical and/or jazz are guaranteed to have an unforgettable night with Lopez Nussa Trio.
FRIDAY NIGHTS @ 7:30PM
1585 Dundas West (West of Dufferin)
doors @ 6:30pm | show @ 7:30pm
FREE ADMISSION before 8:00pm
Dinner reservations guarantee seating - call 416.588.0307 for reservations
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Celebrate the end of the work week and launch your weekend with Lula's weekly Friday Jazz Series.
Each week, Lula Music and Arts Centre presents top latin and world jazz trios and quartets to enhance your afterwork cocktail or dining hour. Join us for just the show or book a table for their $39 dinner special, dance lesson and show package including an introductory salsa lesson followed by a live salsa orchestra.
- October 10 - Gabriel Palatchi Trio
- October 17 - Monica Chapman Trio
- October 24 - Whitney Ross-Barris Trio
- October 30 - Alexis Baro Quartet
Also at Lula Lounge on Thursday October 9 the Heavyweights Brass Band celebrate an EP release (three previously unreleased tracks) featuring Robi Botos and Kevin Breit laid down as part of the Brasstronomical sessions.
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VARIOUS DATES IN OCTOBER @ McMICHAEL GALLERY
McMICHAEL CANADIAN ART COLLECTION
10365 Islington Avenue
Kleinburg, ON L0J 1C0
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McMichael are launching a new art exhibit on October 10 entitled "Morrice & Lyman in the company of Matisse". Also this month an event called "Arabian Nights" (Friday October 17) which features music from Africa and the Middle East. It features Maryem, Yvette, and Ernie Tollar; Waleed Abdulhamid; Ravi Naimpally; and Demetri Petsalakis.
On Thursday October 30 Tony Quarrington returns to McMichael with a show called "Emily Songs" where he and his friends will perform songs inspired by the art and writings of Emily Carr. Tony will be joined by Julie Michels, Brian Dickinson, and Jane Bunnett, is inspired by the art and writings of Emily Carr.
SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS
Wining, Dining and Jazz
TONI BULLONI RESTAURANT
156 Cumberland Street
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Toni Bulloni's jazz series continues on Saturdays (dinner @ 8:00pm + music @ 9:00pm) and Sunday (dinner @ 5:00pm + music @ 6:00pm) throughout the month of October. Call the venue directly for reservations.
- October 11 - TBA. Contact Toni Bulloni for reservations
- October 12 - Ori Dagan/Mark Kieswetter
- October 18 - Genevieve Marentette/Bernie Senensky
- October 25 - Sam Broverman/Mark Kieswetter
- October 26 - Pam Hyatt
MONDAY OCTOBER 20 @ 8:00pm
Larry Coryell In Concert
THE OLD MILL INN
21 Old Mill Road, Toronto
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The 39th JAZZ.FM91 Sound of Jazz Concert Series™ presents Larry Coryell. Often called "one of the greatest guitarists on the planet", experience an evening of storytelling and outstanding music with Larry Coryell together with George Koller and Mark Kelso.
From ballads to bebop... Larry is one of the most versatile guitarists you are likely to witness.
COMING UP IN NOVEMBER - GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 15
The Love Shack Retro Dance Party
For the Unison Benevolent Fund.
THE PHOENIX CONCERT THEATRE
410 Sherbourne St, Toronto
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Featuring DJ Fred Schneider (of The B52s) and hosted by Jaymz Bee.
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 14
7th Annual Gregg Stafford New Orleans Stomp
2261 Dundas St W
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Featuring Dr. Michael White and hosted by Roberta Hunt. Tickets on sale now from Hugh's Room.