Concerts, Clinics & Events 2015-2016

The University of Toronto Jazz Studies concerts and clinics are generously supported by Long and McQuade Musical Instruments, Yamaha Canada Music, The Ken Page Memorial Trust, and John and Claudine Bailey.

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KEN PAGE MEMORIAL TRUST MASTERCLASS SERIES

Sponsored by the Ken Page Memorial Trust
Upper Jazz Studio, 90 Wellesley Street West.
3:15 – 4:30 (except as noted)
Open to the public. Free admission.

Sep 18: David Braid
Sep 25:Tom Tytel (The REX Jazz Bar)
Oct 2: Lina Allemano
Oct 9: Peter Brendler Quartet featuring Rich Perry and Peter Evans
Oct 16: Josh Grossman
Oct 23: Ben Dietschi
Oct 30: Matt Marantz w/Alex Goodman, Rick Rosato, Jimmy MacBride
Nov 13: Barbra Lica
Nov 20: Taylor Cook
Nov 27: Town Hall Meeting
Dec 4: Vincent Herring
Jan 15: Ben McConchie
Jan 22: Adam Rudolph
Jan 29: Amos Hoffman
Feb 5: Christian Overton
Feb 12: NO MASTERCLASS
Feb 19: NO MASTERCLASS
Feb 26: Jerry Granelli
March 4: Rebecca Hennessy
April 1: TOWN HALL (U of T Jazz students only)

U OF T JAZZ @ THE REX

U of T Jazz ensembles perform at The REX Jazz Bar most Mondays during the school year.
194 Queen Street West
No cover, tip jar policy.

Set 1: 6:30 – 7:10
Set 2: 7:20 – 8:00
Set 3: 8:10 – 8:50 (Except as noted)

DATE / ENSEMBLE LEADER

Sept 7: Mike Rajna / MacKenzie Read / Hanna Barstow
Sept 14: Victor Vrankulj / Dan Pitt / Brad Eaton
Sept 21: Jay Yoo / Alec Trent / Max Forster
Sep 28: U of T 12tet 6:30 – 7:45pm Dir: Terry Promane
Oct 5: Murley Grads 1 / UTJO Dir: Gordon Foote
Oct 12: Alex Lacusta / Chris Platt / Rachel Piscione
Oct 19: Dave Young / Chase Sanborn 1 / Geoff Young
Oct 26: Don Englert / Jim Vivian
Nov 2: Jason Logue / Mike Murley UG / Mike Murley Grads 2
Nov 9: Goudy & Gallagher EMS / Alex Kapogiannis / Emily Denison
Nov 16: John MacLeod / David Occhipinti / Andrew Downing Undergrads
Nov 23: Dave Neil / William Carn / Chase Sanborn 2
Nov 30: Andrew Downing Grads (6:30) / Noam Lemish (7:50) / 11:00 JO (9:00) / UTJO (10:00)
Dec 7: Vocal Jazz Ensemble Dir: Christine Duncan
Dec 14: Josh Smiley / Josh Stuckey / Andrew Miller

Jan 11: Patrick Skryzpek / Zach Smith / Anthony Argatoff
Jan 18: Dave Riddell / Noam Lemish / Patrick Smith
Jan 25: Phill Albert / Kelly Jefferson
Feb 1: Victor Vrankulj / Connor Newton / Nick Lavkulik
Feb 8: Andrew Downing U/G / William Carn / Dave Neill
Feb 15: Thom Mason / Tim Lemke / Nick Arsenault
Feb 22: Chase Sanborn 2 / Jim Vivian / Geoff Young
Feb 29: Jason Logue / Mike Murley UG
March 7: David Occhipinti / Chase Sanborn 1 / Murley Grads 1
March 14: Vocalists
March 21: Dave Young / Don Englert / John MacLeod
March 28: Phill Albert / Kelly Jefferson
April 4: Mike Murley Grads 2 / U of T 12tet Dir: Terry Promane
April 11: 11:00 JO / UTJO Dir: Jim Lewis / Gordon Foote

UPPER JAZZ CONCERTS /
JAM SESSION

The designated SJE will perform one set, then act as hosts for a jam session for U of T Jazz students.

7:30 pm

Oct 7: Murley UG
Oct 14: Sanborn 2
Oct 21: Carn
Oct 28: Neill
Nov 4: Jefferson
Nov 11: Sanborn 1
Nov 18: Albert
Nov 25: Logue
Dec 9: G. Young

Jan 13: Vivian
Jan 20: D. Young
Jan 27: Occhipinti
Feb 2: Murley Grads 2
Feb 3: MacLeod
Feb 9: Downing Grads
Feb 24: Downing UG
Mar 2: Englert
Mar 9: Lemish
April 5: Murley Grads 1 @ NOON

LISTENING LECTURES

Grad students present Listening/Lectures on a wide variety of music. Students are encouraged to bring their lunch and check out the presentations.

Noon, Upper Jazz

Schedule TBA

OPEN MIC NIGHTS

These nights provide an opportunity for all students from the Faculty of Music to take the stage. They are tentatively scheduled for the third Tuesday of each month in the first term. The organizers are Jessica Leung and Mathias Memmel from the FMUA, and Emily Denison and Laura Yiu from jazzland. The FMUA will provide refreshments.

Lower Jazz Studio / 7:30 pm

Schedule TBA

THE TRANZAC

Tuesday, March 24 / 10:00 pm
The Tranzac

292 Brunswick Ave.

March 13: Andrew Downing Grad Ensemble (Jazz/Classical Hybrid)
7:30 – 9:30 pm

LULA LOUNGE

LULA LOUNGE

Schedule TBA

WALTER HALL

Large ensemble concerts in Walter Hall. 7:30 pm

October 22: UTJO (Dir: Gordon Foote)
November 12: U of T Jazz 12tet featuring Jim Lewis (Dir: Terry Promane)
Dec 2: 11:00 JO and Vocal Jazz Ensemble (Dir: Jim Lewis / Christine Duncan)
Feb 6: New Music Festival (Jim Lewis/Dani Oore)
Jan 28: Jazz Composers Concert
Feb 10: U of T Jazz 12tet (Dir: Terry Promane)
Feb 25: UTJO (Dir: Gordon Foote)
March 17: Year-end concert featuring vocalist Norma Winstone and David Liebman performing with the UTJO and 11:00 Jazz Orchestras (Dir: Gordon Foote / Jim Lewis)
March 22: Vocal Jazz Ensemble (Dir: Christine Duncan)

HART HOUSE

Large ensembles perform several times at year at Hart House, on the U of T campus. Admission is free.

9:00 pm

Nov 6, 2015: Eleven O’Clock Jazz Orchestra (Dir: Jim Lewis)
Nov 20, 2015: UTJO (Dir: Gordon Foote)
Feb 26, 2016: Eleven O’Clock Jazz Orchestra (Dir: Jim Lewis)
March 4, 2016: U of T Jazz 12tet (Dir: Terry Promane)

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