Jazz Weekly: March 13
Posted by Harry Vetro

This week in jazz…

Greeting my music companions. 3 1/2 Weeks of classes to go!! That’s 1.987e+6 seconds. Start the countdown.


Student Night at The Rex Hotel

6:30pm – Jason Logue

7:20pm – Graham Campbell

8:10pm – Kelly Jefferson


The Tranzac – 7:30pm

Ornate Ornette Double Quartet -1 do “Free Jazz”


Join us for the next instalment of Ornate Ornette, the monthly-second-Tuesday-7:30 Tranzac spot dedicated to interpreting Ornette Coleman’s compositions. This special edition with feature a double quartet (-1) exploring the music from the record “Free Jazz” including:

Anthany Argatoff, alto sax;
Andrew Kay, alto sax;
Heather Saumer, tbone;
Karl Silviera. tbone;
Alex Fournier, bs;
Phil Albert, bs;
and Andrew Miller, dset.

7:30pm PWYC suggest $10


The Tranzac (Main Hall)

- 8:30: Andrew Downing Grad Ensemble plays a live soundtrack to the silent film Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
- 10:30: DOG Ensemble Dir: Dani Oore

The Burdock- 8:30pm

Selfoss w/ Valaska (Chicago, IL) @ Burdock
Reuven Grajner – vox, keys.
Rodi Dhjaku – gtr.
Ryan Johnston – drms.



Come be a part of some sonorous adventures at MÂY café with PPTB and Nick Lavkulik’s Gymnoped!

Doors at 8pm
$5 Cover

Please Plant This Band (10:10pm):

Please Plant This Band is a trio of young Canadian musicians who aim to explore the space between structure and improvisation. Musical partners since early in their careers, band members Justin Orok (Guitar), Ben Heard (Bass), and Keagan Eskritt (Drums) moved to Toronto from their hometown of Ottawa, Ontario in order to pursue their own paths in music. Each member is currently studying at a different post-secondary institution, those being the University of Toronto, Glenn Gould School, and Humber College. Now reunited, PPTB hopes to bring you sounds that meet at the crossroads of idiom, with the goal of providing listeners with an introspective and enjoyable musical experience.

Justin Orok- Guitar and effects
Ben Heard- Bass
Keagan Eskritt- Drums

Gymnoped (9pm):

Gymnoped performs ambitious music seeking to reconcile meticulously crafted form, open improvisation and a desire to dance. Led by guitarist/composer Nick Lavkulik, this band is informed by the music of Rafiq Bhatia, Paul Motion and Radiohead making a stylistically relevant but rooted sound. Expression within rhythmic grooves, free flowing impressionistic harmony & a pop sensibility for melody; contributes to this band’s aim to make an honest and memorable impact on listeners.


Nick Lavkulik- Guitar
Patrick O’Reilly- Guitar
Jacob Thompson- Keyboard
Andrew Miller- Drums

The Horseshoe Tavern – 9pm

St. Patrick’s Day Bash @ Horseshoe Tavern
w/ A Fellow Ship
feat. UofT’s Tristan Schultz, Austin Jones, and Ryan Johnston


Triple Baritone and Will Hunt Quartet @ Smiling Buddha
5:30pm – 8pm

Triple Baritone returns from winter hybernation at the Smiling Buddha along with Will Hunt’s Quartet!

Music starts at 5:30pm

Triple Baritone


Alec Trent
Conrad Gluch
Alex Manoukas

Chris Brinton – Bass
Patrick Armstrong – Drums

Will Hunt’s Quartet

Will Hunt – Piano
Aiden Salvati – Tenor Sax
Bass – Thomas Hainbuch
Nick Donovan – Drums

$5 cover at the door.

Photo of The Week


“I didn’t come here for fake walruses” – Zach Smith

your life cant be that sucky, im in it. – mira.

“I naturally feel things in 13.” – Miles Fuller

“Let’s have a merciless (piano)shred-off” – Bjorn

Thank you and Goodnight,


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