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September 27, 2006

Sound of Jazz Series Features Flute Virtuosos

Written by
cindy mcleod

Canadian jazz live

Second Sound of Jazz Concert Features Flute Masters

JAZZ.FM91 features its second installment of its Sound of Jazz Concert Series with “A Tribute to the Flute,” at The Old Mill Inn in Toronto on Monday, October 16th.

The concert will feature a line-up of four of Canada’s most respected flute virtuosos on today’s jazz scene – Colleen Allen, Alex Dean, Vern Dorge, and Bill McBirnie. The artists will perform individually and together in homage to the legendary flautists they most admire. The accomplished Andrew Craig Trio will be the featured support group throughout the concert.

All concerts in the ‘Sound of Jazz’ Series are recorded for later broadcast on JAZZ.FM91 throughout the year.

The 11 part 2006-2007 ‘Sound of Jazz’ Concert Series is under the direction of Executive Producer Ross Porter, JAZZ.FM91 President and Chief Executive Officer, with event producers pianist/producer/composer/publisher Bill King and Jaymz Bee, JAZZ.FM91 on-air host/recording producer/bandleader/entertainer.

for more information visit www.jazz.fm

Nine further events remain in this season’s live concert line-up:

Monday, October 30
A Tribute to Oscar Peterson
pianists Robi Botos, Mark Eisenman, Dave Restivo, Bernie Senensky, Don Thompson, and Nancy Walker
Harbourfront Centre Theatre

Monday, November 20
Let’s Get Lost: A Tribute to Chet Baker
trumpet and flugelhorn maestro Guido Basso
Harbourfront Centre Theatre

Monday, December 4
B3 or Bust featuring organist Denis Keldie
Denis Keldie Quintet
The Old Mill Inn

Monday, December 11
Christmas with Emilie-Claire Barlow
The Old Mill Inn

Monday, January 15, 2007
showcasing the vibraphone genius of the great Peter Appleyard
Harbourfront Centre Theatre

Monday, January 22
TV Theme Songs Go Jazz featuring pianist Waylen Miki
in a sextet setting plus vocalists performing jazz versions of famous television themes
The Old Mill Inn

Monday, February 12
Louis and Ella: the Great American Songbook
Valentine’s Day Tribute to Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald
featuring vocalist June Garber, Mike Lewis (vocals, piano), Kevin Clark (trumpet)
The Old Mill Inn

Monday, February 26
Jazz on Broadway
with pianist Gene Dinovi and his trio
The Old Mill Inn

Monday, March 12
A Trio of Trios
Laila Biali Trio, the Robi Botos Trio, and the Steve Koven Trio
The Old Mill Inn

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