Jazz Weekly: Jan 7
Posted by Mira Riselli

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This week in jazz…

Hello hello!

Hello hello!

Happy New Year! I hope you all had wonderful holidays and are well-rested and ready to get back into the swing of things! Here’s what’s coming up this week:

Sunday, January 7th

Shed.

Monday, January 8th

Monday Night at the Rex!

6:30 – Will Hunt Quintet (Scribbledehobble)

Maddy Ertel – Trumpet
Max Stover – Sax
Will Hunt – Piano
Evan Gratham – Bass
Harry Vetro – Drums

7:20 – Ian McGimpsey

8:10 – Anthony D’Alessandro Trio

Anthony D’Alessandro – Piano
Evan Gratham – Bass
Nick Donovan – Drums

We will be playing a combination of Anthony’s own compositions as well as selections from Oscar Peterson’s Canadiana Suite.

9:30 – 11 O’Clock Jazz Orchestra (dir. Jim Lewis)

Tuesday, January 9th

7:30-9:30 Tranzac

Join us in adventures and extrapolations of Ornette Coleman compositions in the monthly-first-Tuesday-Tranzac-7:30 resendecy. Each month featuring different players. this time featuring excellent musicians Karen Ng, Sax, Lowell Whitty Drumset, Mike DeiCont and Phill Albert on Bass.

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Wednesday, January 10th

Upper Jazz!

7:00 – Patrick O’Reilly

Anson Cai – Saxophone
Nick Donovan – Drums
Irene Harrett – Bass
Will Hunt – Piano
Ian McGimpsey – Guitar
Aiden Salvati – Saxophone

8:00 – Jim Vivian

Petros Anagnostakos – Drums
Austin Bassarath – Saxophone
Carter Brodkorb – Piano
Madeleine Ertel – Trumpet
Evan Gratham – Bass
David Hodgson – Saxophone

Thursday, January 11th

Turboprop – REV CD Release Shows
9:30pm
The Rex Hotel & Jazz Bar
194 Queen St. W
Toronto, ON

Tara Davidson – Alto Saxophone
Joel Frahm – Tenor Saxophone
William Carn – Trombone
Adrean Farrugia – Piano
Dan Loomis – Bass
Ernesto Cervini – Drums

Friday, January 12th

Masterclass: Turboprop

Turboprop – REV CD Release Shows
9:45pm
The Rex Hotel & Jazz Bar
194 Queen St. W
Toronto, ON

Tara Davidson – Alto Saxophone
Joel Frahm – Tenor Saxophone
William Carn – Trombone
Adrean Farrugia – Piano
Dan Loomis – Bass
Ernesto Cervini – Drums

Saturday, January 13th

Ariel Shetzen Quartet

120 Diner – 6-8pm – PWYC

Ben Hognestad – Piano
Harry Vetro – Drums
Chris Brinton – Bass

Quotes:

“Hello, can I get a delivery for pickup please?” – Alec Trent (B. Mus.) to pizzanova

“Guys this is really hip.” – Ben Edgecombe at big band night at the rex

“I’ve been observing my speech patterns; everytime I say ‘heavy’, I get significantly sadder.” – Jackson Welchner

“My glasses are comically large.” – Irene Harrett

“I couldn’t remember what an accordion was called, so I wrote German hand piano.” – Ryan Henry

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That’s all folks! Have a great week and we’ll see you soon.

Mira

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