Jazz Weekly-Oct 1
Posted by Mira Riselli

This week in jazz…

Hello all,

Sunday, September 30th

Orange Shirt Day
More info here: http://www.orangeshirtday.org


Other Families at Junction City Music Hall 8:30pm to Midnight (https://www.facebook.com/events/986513718220691/)
Other Families – hyper-futurist fun time frenetics

Jackson Welchner – Vox, Keys and Trumpet
Kaiva Gotham – Keys and Vox
Jesse Manou – Bass, synth, electronics
Paul Geldart – Drums and electronics


Harrison^2 @ The Emmet Ray
Sunday September 30th 8:30pm
PWYC/$10 Suggested

Mike Murley – Sax
Harrison Argatoff- Sax
Steve Wallace – Bass
Harrison Vetro – Drums

Monday, October 1st

Phil Nimmons & David Braid

7:30 pm / Walter Hall

Canadian music legend Phil Nimmons teams up with JUNO Award winning pianist and composer David Braid for a magical evening of improvisation and reflection on almost a century of music making!

Hosted by jazz vocalist and alumna Heather Bambrick.

$40, $25 senior, $10 student

U of T students admitted free with a valid T-Card.

Monday Night at the Rex!

6:30 – Geoff Young
Sax: David Hodgson
Sax: Bennett Rouleau
Trumpet: Christian Antonacci
Piano: Bjorn Kriel
Guitar: Ian McGimpsey
Bass: Leighton Harrell
Drums: Jacob Slous

7:20 – Karl Silveira

Voice: Alyssa Giammaria
Sax: Max Stover
Sax: Aiden Salvati
Piano: Will Hunt
Guitar: Adrien Petric
Bass: Caleb Klager
Drums: Adam Inrig

8:10 – Jim Vivian UG

Voice: Dom Lalama
Sax: Griff Vona
Sax: Alex Manoukas
Piano: Max Donaldson
Guitar: Wes White
Bass: Caleb Klager
Drums: Miles Fuller

9:30 – UTJO

Director: Gord Foote

Zach Griffin – Alto Saxophone
Griff Vona – Alto Saxophone
Geoff Claridge – Tenor Saxophone
Jacob Chung – Tenor Saxophone
Alex Manoukas – Baritone Saxophone

Nick Adema – Lead Trombone
Vonne Aguda – Trombone
Charlotte McAfee-Bruner – Trombone
Kyle Orlando – Bass Trombone

Evan Dalling – Lead Trumpet
Marie Goudy – Trumpet
Christian Antonacci – Trumpet
Ben Frost – Trumpet

Charlotte Alexander
Ilinca Stafie

Julien Bradley-Combs – Guitar
Josh Smiley – Piano
Evan Gratham – Bass
Jacob Slous – Drums

Tuesday, October 2nd

‘Double Duets’
Join us as we perform original music, improvisations and our arrangements of jazz standards and folk songs.

Brooklyn Dawn & Noah Franche-Nolan
Jenna Marie & Jay Yoo
Tranzac (Tiki Room) from 8pm to 10pm
PWYC ($10 suggested)


Avalon’s Garden / Planting Peurl at Hugh’s Room Live 7-10pm(https://www.facebook.com/events/1840807282704455/?active_tab=discussion)

This is a fundraiser for SickKids Mental Health Priority Fund. Student tickets are discounted to $20.

Planting Peurl is a new vocal jazz group that celebrates the style of vocal jazz that Gene Peurling inspired in the 50′s. We’ll be singing some arrangements of his, Manhattan Transfer, and New York Voices.

Jackson Welchner – Bass Voice
Nathan Martin – Tenor Voice
Meagan Luchko – Alto Voice
Megan Vivares – Soprano Voice
Anthony D’Alessandro – Keys
Peter Eratostene – Bass
Mark Athanasiadis – Drums

Wednesday, October 3rd

Myriad3 CD Release for Vera
The Jazz Bistro
251 Victoria St.

Chris Donnelly – Piano
Dan Fortin – Bass
Ernesto Cervini – Drums



UTJO at the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, 145 Queen St W. just down the street from the REX. This is free and part of the COC concert series.

The band (including two French horns) will be playing several charts by Rob McConnell and Rick Wilkins, from the Boss Brass Library.

Thursday, October 4th

Other Families at Linsmore Tavern 8pm – 1am https://www.facebook.com/events/740068696337639/

Jackson Welchner – Vox, Keys and Trumpet
Kaiva Gotham – Keys and Vox
Jesse Manou – Bass, synth, electronics
Paul Geldart – Drums and electronics

Friday, October 5th

Masterclass! Upper Jazz! 3:15-4:30pm! Myriad 3!

Saturday, October 6th


“Canada’s not a country, it’s a province, in America.” – Alex Manoukas
“Staccatofication!” – Terry Promane
“Luck favors the prepared.” – Tara Kanagara
“HEA-VEY” – Evan Gratham
“Steve Wellesley.” – Anthony D’Allesandro
“Be the Chad (Lefkowitz-Brown) you wish to see in the world” – Andrew Gormley
“I’m a genius, okay? I read Harry Potter.” – Zach Griffin

That’s all folks! Tare care of yourselves and we’ll see you next week,


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