Jazz Weekly: Jan 16
Posted by Patrick Smith

This week in jazz…

Hi U of T Jazz,

I hope your first full week back has been as productive and positive as possible…

Yes this Weekly is late… I’m very tired…

This week started with a great night of music at both Lula Lounge and The Rex… And there is much more in store…


Come out to The Rex to see…

Jim Vivian 2 Ensemble at 6:30PM

Cole Mendez – Piano
Reuven Grajner – Piano
Wes White – Guitar
Miles Fuller – Drums

Jackson Welchner’s Octet at 7PM

Jackson Welchner – Vocals & Arrangements
Kaelin Murphy – Trumpet & Arrangement
Caelan Roberge-Toll – Tenor Sax
Charlotte Alexander – French Horn
Conrad Gluch – Baritone Sax
Jacob Thompson – Piano
Caleb Klager – Bass
Patrick Armstrong – Drums

Followed by Jacqueline Teh’s JACQ PACK at 8PM

Jacquline Teh – Vocals
Patrick Smith – Tenor Sax
Alexa Belgrave – Piano
Chris Brinton – Bass
Keagan Eskritt – Drums


Don’t miss this show people…

Argatoff/Lakusta Octet – 9 PM at The Rex

Brad Eaton – Trumpet and Flugelhorn
Anthony Argatoff – Alto Saxophone
Mike Murley – Tenor Saxophone
Terry Promane – Trombone
Alec Trent: Baritone – Saxophone
David Restivo – Piano
Alex Lakusta – Upright Bass
Andrew Miller – Drums & Cymbals


Upper Jazz Concerts…

Starting at 7PM…

William Carn Ensemble:

Avery Cantello – Vocals
Caelan Roberge-Toll – Sax
Sean Dowhaniuk – Guitar
Alexa Belgrave – Piano
Bernard Dionne – Bass
Ryan Johnston – Drums

Jason Logue Ensemble:

Naimo Higgins – Sax
Ben Edgecombe – Sax
Max Filazek – Guitar
Reuven Grajner – Piano
Tristan Schultz – Bass
Ryan Johnston – Drums

Jim Vivian 1 Ensemble:

Erik Stokholm – Trumpet
Bennet Rouleau – Tenor sax
Jason Jones – Guitar
William Hunt – Piano
Henry Jenkins – Bass
Jonathan Pascoal – Drums


At 12:00 Noon Meghan Gilhespy will be giving a listening lecture on Jazz with an influence of 20th Century Classical music!

In the evening reach Annette Studios for the Annette Fest Jazz Jam!

The Annette Fest Jazz Jam hosted by Chris Platt…

$10 student/$12 regular cover comes with a drink.

Doors at 9:30, Music at 10 PM.

The house band features:

Naomi Higgins – Sax
Phill Albert – Bass
Harry Vetro – Drums
Chris Platt – Guitar



Marco Tulio



Shedding… Sleeping…


“A big weirdo music hang at Placebo Space”

… Brought to you by Nick Marshall …

SHDWCLN (Myself and Ben Fukazawa) is playing next at Placebo Space at 9PM

Baby Labour and Wisk Tank will also be performing…

Check the Facebook event for more information:


Also on Sunday…

Collective Order at the Tranzac at 10PM (PWYC):

Chris Adriaanse
Liam Stanley
Andrew Miller
Joel Visentin
Laura Swankey
Mike Campbell
Ethan Tilbury
Belinda Rona Corpuz
Noel Thompson
Michael Wenkoff
Jon Foster
Andrew Mcansh
Julian Anderson-Bowes
Jared Goldman
Connor Malsen-Walsh
Ewen Farncombe
Connor Newton
Jocelyn Barth
Murray Cain Heaton
Nebyu Yohannes


“This Alto Clef is killing my vibe…” – Geoff Young
“November Woes…Then there’s always December ” – Phil Nimmons
“We don’t want to give the impression that this is a noisy building” – Chase Sanborn
“There’s fruit in it, it’s healthy.” – Irene Harrett

Have a great second week of second semester everyone, and remember to keep searching.

- Patrick Smith

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