Jazz Weekly: Sep 18
Posted by Mira Riselli

This week in jazz…

Hello hello!

Hello hello!

I hope everyone had a great first week! Try and stay organized and also take care of yourself! Let me know if there’s anything that you need.

Events This Week:

Monday, September 18th

Monday Night at the Rex!

6:30 – Ben Edgecombe

7:20 – Michael Henley

Michael Henley – Trumpet and FX
Josh Sinclair – Piano
Irene Harrett – Bass
Keagan Eskritt – Drums


8:10 – Harry Vetro

Tuesday, September 19th

Have an existential crisis

Wednesday, September 20th

Young/Piltch Duo – Mezzetta Cafe – 10$ – 9-11pm

Dave Young- Bass
Rob Piltch – Guitar

681 St Clair Ave W

Thursday, September 21st

Open Jam – Annette Studio – 10$ – 10:00pm

First Annette Studio Jam of the Season!

House band:
Marie Goudy – trumpet
Ben Isenstein – piano
Evan Gratham – bass
Chris Wallace – drums

House band starts at 10, jam opens up around 10:30! Admission is $10 for students and you get a free drink with that. This jam is always a great time!


Horseshoe w/Tomacco, The Accolades, Monroe Park, Big Smoke Brass

Friday, September 22nd

Masterclass – Upper Jazz – Free – 3:15-4:30pm

Star Triptych


Idioteque ‘MTV Unplugged’ Live in Toronto – Heliconian Hall – 15$ adv/20$ door – 10:00pm

Idioteque (Canada’s Finest Radiohead Tribute Band)
“MTV Unplugged” featuring the Four on the Floor string quartet
7:30 (SOLD OUT) and 10pm (two seatings)
Get your tickets fast, as they are almost gone!

Don Scott – Guitar, Lead Vocals (U of T Alum)
Teri Parker – Piano (U of T Alum)
Ernesto Cervini – Drums and Backup Vocals (U of T Alum and Faculty)

Saturday, September 23rd


Sunday, September 24th

Christina Petrowska Quilico and Hye Won Cecilia Lee – Canadian Music Centre – 10$ – 3:30pm

Compositions by Phil Nimmons (incl. a world premiere), Dani Oore, Nikolai Kapustin, Samuel Barber, and more
For solo and four-hand piano
Performed by Christina Petrowska Quilico and Hye Won Cecilia Lee
20 Saint Joseph st
$10 @door w/ student i.d. (no i.d.: $15 advance / $20 door)

Noam Lemish DMA Recital #3 – Upper Jazz Studio, 90W – Free – 7:30pm

This third and final DMA recital will take the form of a lecture/recital featuring:

Noam Lemish – piano

Jacob Gorzhaltsan – clarinet

Justin Gray – bass

Derek Gray – drums

The lecture portion of the evening titled “Navigating the Repertoire of Israeli Jazz Musicians” will focus on my research into the way in which Israeli jazz musicians arrange various Israeli and Jewish songs into the jazz context. The recital will showcase originals and arrangements of mine that draw from these same sources. FREE ADMISSION

Event Page: http://tinyurl.com/y8ezck34

Quotes (I went a little overboard with the quotes this week, sorry):

“Having a child is the greatest hustle of them all” -Andrew Gormley

“I don’t believe in haircuts.” – also Andrew Gormley

“If life’s a video game, how do I rank up?” – Caelan Roberge Toll

“As much as I’d like to stay and be a good host, life had defeated me today” – Andrew Gormley

“It’s called a meal plan, Alex.” – David Hodgson

“We’re just playing the blues, [censored]!!” – Steve Wallace

“Buddy Rich has a very punchable face.” – Nicholas Adema

“Life is jive.” – Caelan Roberge-Toll

“#9 is bull****.” – Phil Nimmons

“People who pass by here are probably thinking ‘What the hell is going on here? Is this some kind of cult?” – Christine Duncan
“Is that not what this is? Am I in the wrong room?” – Nolan Murphy

“Look out, there are some dangerous stunts being performed here.” – Alex Manoukas

“That screams drugs.”- David Bruce
“David is a narc.” – Jackson Welchner

“I got an ud.” – Max Filazek

“Perfection doesn’t actually sound that great.” – Matt Coldwell

“How do people play so high?”- Alex Friedman
“It’s called shedding.” – Alex Manoukas

“I think it becomes a hobby when you have an instagram for it.” – Jackson Welchner

“Hating standards is like hating colour, it just doesn’t happen.” – Alex Manoukas

“Why is the trombone’s range such trash?” – Max Stover

“That bug is bigger than me.” – Edith Denton

“God, I hate guitar.” – David Riddel

“One, Two, One, Two, Three, Four.” – James Aebersold

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