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IAJE 35th Annual Conference Schedule: Thursday, January 10, 2008

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Today's Schedule:

8:00 AM
Conference Registration, Metro Toronto Convention Centre. (until 8:00 PM) Meeting: IAJE Canada Board. Location: Simcoe-Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel.

9:00 AM
Clinic: Bringing it Home: Why Jazz Education Matters in School. In the face of a narrowing curriculum, new strategies are needed to keep and bring jazz education into schools. Experienced music advocates will offer evidence of jazz's impact on student growth and achievement and help you to build your case. Come be a part of the grassroots effort. Clinician: Sandra Jordan, Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser, Greg Carroll. Presiding Chair: Laura Johnson, IAJE Executive Board.

Location: Niagara-Ontario-Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel.

Technology Track: Jazz Video Games, Podcasts and Online Quizzes: Students Listen, You Teach and Blackboard Grades. A demonstration of JazzBandstand, a game where students create bands and learn about style, and other video games and online activities, leads to a new approach to teaching jazz history (either majors or non-majors) where students listen and analyze jazz online. Clinician: Jose Bowen. Location: Tudor Room-Fairmont Royal York.

Meeting: IAJE Latin America Committee. Location: Boardroom-Fairmont Royal York.

Meeting: IAJE United States Division Coordinators. Location: Alberta-Fairmont Royal York. (two hours)

10:00 AM
Clinic: Lorraine Desmarais--The Jazz Trio. Presented in both English and French, this session will discuss the interaction, dialogue, and complicity between members of a jazz trio: piano, bass, and drums. Additional discussion will include one's role as soloist and accompanist, virtuosity in playing and spaces when nonplaying, and keeping fresh on every new interpretation of a composition. Featuring Kieran Overs, Bass and Terry Clark, Drums. Clinician: Lorraine Desmarais. Presiding Chair: Jimmy Owens, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Room 201-MTCC.

Clinic: Vocal Percussion: The Art of Vocal Drums. This is a hands-on workshop on how to create percussion sounds using the voice. This is a useful tool for small and large vocal ensembles to aid in keeping the rhythm intact, or to simply add variety to any given song. Sounds include traditional drum kit sounds, and Latin/American percussion. Clinician: Dylan Bell. Presiding Chair: Connaitre Miller, IAJE Resource Team. Location: The Ballroom- Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel.

Clinic: Got Chops? The jazz band repertoire is dramatically limited by the range and endurance of its lead trumpet. This clinic can help your lead players by giving them basic routines on warming-up and practical approaches to endurance building and the upper register. Clinician: John Thomas. Presiding Chair: Jimmy Owens, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Room 203-MTCC.

Technology Track: Student Composition and Sibelius. This session will include a variety of successful lesson plans for students at the secondary level exploring theory and composition skills. No previous experience with Sibelius is required (hands-on or lecture) Clinician: Tom Rudolph. Location: Confederation 5-6-Fairmont Royal York.

Industry Track: The Sleeping Giant of the North: A Canadian Jazz Primer. Sponsored by Jazz FM 91 From Oscar Peterson to Diana Krall, Canada has produced many prominent jazz artists, and the country has been a very important market for US and international jazz. Industry leaders explain the ABC's of jazz in Canada. Moderator: Ralph Benmergui (Jazz FM 91) Panelists: Jane Bunnett, Richard Mills (SL Feldman and Associates), Jim West (Justin Time Records), Ross Porter (Jazz FM91). Location: Room 206-MTCC.

Clinic: Making Online Connections. Internet networking in the music industry can be the key to success! No matter how good your music is unless you know how to promote it, success might be hard to achieve. In the ever-changing world of the music industry, it's crucial for musicians, educators, and professionals to be aware of the options and how to utilize them. The EPK is the online version of the physical press kit and more. See why it's important, who's using it, and how you can communicate with promoters in the most effective and efficient manner. Clinician: Benjy Kantor. Location: 101 Press Room-MTCC.

Workshop: Chamber Music America Presents: Grants101. Sponsored by Chamber Music AmericaLearn how to identify funding sources and make effective grant applications. Susan Dadian, who administers CMA's jazz grant programs, discusses tactics for making funders sit up and take notice. Clinician: Susan Dadian. Location: Industry Underground Summit Room-MTCC.

10:30 AM
Meeting: Friends of Bill W. Location: High Park-Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel.

11:00 AM
Performance: Jazz Arts Messengers. Colorado Conservatory for the Jazz Arts, Denver, CO, USA. Director: Paul Romaine. Presiding Chair: Joe Anderies, Colorado Chapter Officer. Location: The Lobby Stage-Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel.

Performance: Deborah J. Carter Quartet. Leader/ Voice: Deborah J. Carter; Bass/ Coordinator: Mark Zandveld; Drums: Enrique Firpi; Piano: Coen Molenaar. Presiding Chair: Scott Garlock, Ohio Chapter Officer. Location: Imperial Ballroom-Fairmont Royal York.

Performance: Esperanza Spalding. Bass/Voice: Esperanza Spalding; Drums: Lyndon Rochelle; Piano, Rhodes: Leonardo Genovese. Presiding Chair: Scott Hall Illinois Chapter Officer. Location: Concert Hall-Fairmont Royal York.

Clinic: Learning Vocal Technique Through Singing with the Jazz Masters. This workshop will demonstrate how to improve vocalist's technique through singing with the masters of jazz. Participants will learn how to identify and correct issues they are having with their voice. Clinician: Alison Crockett. Presiding Chair: Gene Bertoncini, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Niagara-Ontario-Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel.

Clinic: Modern Big Band Drumming - Bernie Dresel & The Big Phat Band. Los Angeles based drummer Bernie Dresel demonstrates the meat and potatoes of playing big band drums with Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band, with focus on playing time and groove. Essential, valuable, inspirational, and eye-opening information for ALL levels! Clinician: Bernie Dresel. Presiding Chair: Alan Bergman, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Reception Hall-MTCC.

Technology Track: Finale 2008: Practical Applications for Jazz Educators and Jazz Professionals. Encompassing everything from lead sheets to big band charts, this clinic will detail the varieties of note entry, drum notation, chord symbols, lyrics, part extraction, playback and much more, including tips for faster and better score creation. Clinician: Tom Johnson. Location: Tudor Room-Fairmont Royal York.

Industry Track: A Golden Age of Jazz Video. Technological advancement and the overall growth in the DVD market have led to a veritable renaissance in jazz video - from archival performances to instructional videos. Hear how it's done. Moderator: Larry Appelbaum (Library of Congress). Panelists: Danny Scher (DanSun Productions), Tom Gulotta (Reelin' In The Years), Corey Christiansen, (Utah Music School/Mel Bay Productions), Nina Newhouser (LRSMedia/Legends of Jazz). Location: Room 205-MTCC.

Meeting: United States Section Officers. Location: Alberta-Fairmont Royal York. (two hours)

12:00 PM
Performance: SMC Jazz Vocal Ensemble. Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA, USA Director: Cindy Bourquin. Presiding Chair: Connaitre MIller, IAJE Resource Team. Location: The Ballroom -Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel.

Performance: Nimmons 'n' Nine..Now! Clarinet: John MacMurchy; Alto Sax: Andy Ballantyne; Tenor Sax: Kelly Jefferson; Baritone sax: David Mott; Trumpet: Jason Logue; Trombone: William Carn; Accordion: Tom Szczesniak; Bass: Andrew Downing; Guitar: Mike Cado; Drums: Anthony Michelli. Presiding Chair: TBA. Location: Room 201-MTCC.

Clinic: Reducing Unnecessary Tension in Performance. This workshop will demonstrate how musicians can play better, with more efficiently and less tension. A movement in the Feldenkrais Method will be presented. Participants will hear, feel, and see how the method improves the quality of music performance. Clinician: Steve Duke. Presiding Chair: Ralph Hicks, Louisiana Chapter Officer. Location: 101 Press Room-MTCC.

Clinic: Borrowing from the Greats. One can learn a lot about soloing by transcribing and analyzing jazz solos. The clinician will demonstrate how one can learn everything from simple rhythm figures to advanced jazz solo techniques directly from actual jazz recordings. By organizing the solos chronologically one can organize the theory derived from it sequentially. Clinician: Martin Norgaard. Presiding Chair: Paul Evoskevich, New York Chapter Officer. Location: Room 203-MTCC.

Technology Track: Recording and Editing with Pro Tools. Sibelius powerful editing and formatting features make creating a lead sheet a breeze. Slash notation, chord symbols, lyrics and the techniques of formatting will all be covered in this hands-on session. Clinician: Bobbie Thornton. Location: Confederation 5-6-Fairmont Royal York.

Workshop: Minding Your Business: correctly managing the nuts & bolt of your career. Learn how to take care of your own career in this hands-on workshop on self-management by two experienced personal managers. Clinicians: Gail Boyd (Gail Boyd Management) and Bill Traut (Open Door Management). Location: Industry Underground Summit Room-MTCC.

Industry Track: Jazz & Tourism. Festivals and special events are increasingly working with tourism boards and civic organizations to make jazz a vital part of the travel destination market. Presenters share their successes (and failures) in making jazz festivals and events touristfriendly. Moderator: Frank Malfitano (Syracuse Jazz Festival) Panelists: John Orysik (Vancouver Int'l Jazz Festival), Bill Royston (Portland Jazz Festival), Rick White (Festival Network), Jan Willem-Luyken (Northsea Jazz Festival), Scott Southard (IMN). Location: Room 206-MTCC.

1:00 PM
Performance: Denys Baptiste's “Let Freedom Ring." Tenor Sax/Leader: Denys Baptiste; Trumpet: Abram Wilson; Alto sax: Nathaniel Facey; Trombone: Trevor Mires; Piano: Andrew McCormack; Guitar: Giorgio Serci; Bass: Gary Crosby; Drums: Rod Youngs. Presiding Chair: Ben Huntoon, Ohio Chapter Officer. Location: Imperial Ballroom-Fairmont Royal York. Performance: FSU Jazz Combo. Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA Director: Leon Anderson Guest Artist: David Guidi, Saxophone. Presiding Chair: Scott Cowan, Michigan Chapter Officer. Location: Room 201-MTCC.

Performance: Sachal Vasandani Quartet. Voice: Sachal Vasandani; Piano: Jeb Patton; Bass: David Wong; Drums: Pete VanNostrand. Presiding Chair: Leann Kritz, Oregon Chapter Officer. Location: John Bassett Theatre-MTCC.

Performance: Duane Andrews. Guitar: Duane Andrews, Steve Hussey; Trumpet/Guitar: Patrick Boyle; Bass: Alberto Munarriz. Presiding Chair: Jeff Lesser, New Jersey Chapter Officer. Location: Concert Hall-Fairmont Royal York.

Clinic: Drop 2 - Jazz Piano Magic with Just Four Notes. The jazz piano and arranging techniques, played by jazz piano masters McCoy Turner, Cedar Walton, and Barry Harris, and by arrangers everywhere, will be demonstrated by Grammy-nominee Mark Levine, author of The Jazz Piano Book, and The Jazz Theory Book. Clinician: Mark Levine. Presiding Chair: Chris Humphrey, Maine Chapter Officer. Location: Reception Hall-MTCC.

Clinic: Ten Habits of Highly Effective Scat Singers. From Ella Fitzgerald to Bobby McFerrin, the great jazz singers have used ten common elements in their improvisational solos. This session will help singers of all performance levels use these habits to refine the art and craft of scat singing. This clinic will feature voice students from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA: Elizabeth Ross, Margaret Lee, and Ariel Kerber. Clinician: Justin G. Binek. Presiding Chair: Jeff Kunkel, New Jersey Chapter Officer. Location: Niagara-Ontario- Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel.

Technology Track: The Virtual Music Classroom. With the use of video conferencing, blogs, web pages and podcasts, regular music lessons and workshops can be taught online. This lecture will cover a variety of necessary topics to create a virtual music classroom including the basics of setting up the virtual classroom with minimal resources as well as samples of items to include in the online student resource area that can be used in both the normal and virtual music classroom setting. Additional lecture materials include a demonstration of a virtual music lesson as well as the legalities of virtual teaching. Clinician: Carol Johnson. Location: Tudor Room-Fairmont Royal York.

Industry Track: Music & Lyrics. Prominent jazz vocalists discuss the art and business involved in creating or adapting lyrics for jazz standards. They cover everything from creative nuance to estate clearance. Moderator: Ranee Lee. Panelists: Esperanza Spalding, Giacomo Gates, Tierney Sutton, Kevin Mahogany. Location: Room 205-MTCC.

Workshop: Who Asked You, Anyway? Day 1 A hands-on clinic taught over three days (one hour per day), presented by the JJA, about how to write a good jazz review - for print media or radio. Note: Day 1 and Day 2 sessions are aimed at clinic students only; others are encouraged to attend and make comments on Day 3 at the panel discussion of student writing and jazz writing in general. Clinicians: Stuart Broomer (Toronto Life) and Howard Mandel (JJA). Location: Industry Underground Summit Room-MTCC.

Meeting: AAJC Business Meeting. Location: Quebec Room-Fairmont Royal York.

2:00 PM
Conference Opening General Session
Constitution Hall-Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Welcoming Remarks
Chuck Owen, IAJE President
Bill McFarlin, IAJE Executive Director
IAJE/ASCAP Commissions honoring Frank Foster
Ayn Inserto, Emerging Composer
premiering the commission
Vinifera
Tim Hagans, Established Composer
premiering the commission
Box of Canoli

Darcy James Argue's Secret Society North. Woodwinds: Christine Jensen, Erik Hove, Chet Doxas, Joel Miller, Carl Maraghi; Trumpet: Ingrid Jensen, Dave Smith, Lina Allemano, Kevin Turcotte, Jocelyn Couture; Trombone: Mike Fahie, Barb Hamilton, Kelsey Grant; Bass Trombone: Bob Ellis; Guitar: Sebastian Noelle; Piano/Keyboards: Dave Restivo; Bass: Matt Clohesy, Drums: Jon Wikan.

Gil Evans Commission
Wil Swindler, Composer
premiering the commission
Glass


Alto Saxophone: Wil Swindler; Tenor Saxophone: Peter Sommer; Flute/Alto Flute: Art Bouton; Bass Clarinet: April Johannesen); Trumpet: Al Hood, Clay Jenkins; Jason Johnston; Piano: Dana Landry; Bass: Erik Applegate; Drums: Jim White

3:00 PM
Performance: Altsys Jazz Orchestra with Guest Saxophonist Donny McCaslin. Conductor/ Sax: Jennifer Bell; Trumpet/Arranger/Composer: Bill Mahar; Tenor sax: Frank Lozano; Baritone sax: Colin Biggin; French horn: Jocelyn Veilleux; Trombone: Dave Grott; Bass Trombone, Tuba: Christopher Smith; Trumpet: Jocelyn Couture; Trumpet: Aron Doyle; Piano: Josh Rager; Bass: Alec Walkington; Drums: Jim Doxas; Percussion: John Rudel. Guest Artist: Donny McCaslin, tenor sax. Presiding Chair: Rick Condit, Southcentral U.S. Division Coordinator. Location: John Bassett Theatre-MTCC.

Performance: Convergence. Trumpet: Brad Goode; Woodwinds: John Gunther, Trombone: Mark Patterson, Piano: Eric Gunnison; Bass: Mark Simon; Drums: Paul Romaine. Presiding Chair: Joe Anderies, Colorado Chapter Officer. Location: Concert Hall-Fairmont Royal York. Performance: Thelma Yellin Big Band. Thelma Yellin High School for the Arts, Givatayim, ISRAEL Director: Joseph Reger. Presiding Chair: Darius Brubeck, IAJE Executive Board. Location: The Ballroom-Fairmont Royal York.

Industry Track: Vocalese Spoken Here: Jon Hendricks and Kurt Elling. Two giants in the jazz vocal field get together for a discussion about the legacy of vocal jazz in the past, present, and future. Moderator: Christopher Loudon (JazzTimes) Panelists: Jon Hendricks and Kurt Elling. Location: Room 205-MTCC.

Performance: North Carolina Central University Vocal Jazz Ensemble. North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, USA Director: Ira Wiggins. Guest Artist: Joey Calderazzo, Piano. Presiding Chair: Kenny Polson, Oregon Chapter Officer. Location: The Ballroom- Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel.

Clinic: Connecting with Kids--Jazz Improvisation with Students Who Have Severe Physical Disabilities. This is an overview of a jazz teaching residency working with elementary students who have severe physical disabilities. Video will be shown to illustrate teaching strategies. Clinician: Kimberly McCord. Presiding Chair: Judy Shafer, Ohio Chapter Officer. Location: 101 Press Room-MTCC.

Panel: Wynton Kelly and the Musical Company He Kept. Pianist Wynton Kelly (1931-1971) played with just about EVERYBODY! Cannonball, Miles, Coltrane, Dizzy.... to name a few. His professional career began in 1946 and includes a discography of over 200 recordings. The panelists, all of whom played with Kelly, will play a select number of tracks and discuss his vital role as sideman, accompanist, soloist, and bandleader in numerous settings. Presenter: Grace Metivier. Moderator: Jimmy Cobb. Panelists: Paul West, Jimmy Heath, James Clark, Randy Weston, Ethely Armstead, William Armstead, and William Stout. Presiding Chair: John Reid, Canada Chapter Officer. Location: Room 203-MTCC.

Technology Track: Performing/Composing/Recording Using Ableton “LIVE" and Propellerhead “REASON" Software. Performing/Composing/Recording Using Ableton LIVE and Propellerhead REASON Software" is the latest trend influencing many aspects of the music business. Darren Kramer now performs his original music with his laptop and innovative electric trombone rig to spontaneously develop a mix of jazz and beats into well-crafted compositions. See how these programs demonstrate that new things are possible. Clinician: Darren Kramer. Location: Tudor Room-Fairmont Royal York.

Workshop: Selecting and Scheduling Jazz on The Radio. Sponsored by JazzWeek There's no one method used by stations to select which tracks are played and when. Some radio stations schedule every song using software, some follow a clock or rotation, and some leave it completely to the host. Music directors and programmers from jazz stations discuss their methods of music scheduling and evaluate the pluses and minuses of each. Moderator: Derrick Lucas (WGMC). Panelists: Jos Rizo (KKJZ), Alisa Clancy (KCSM), Arturo Gomez (KUVO), Mitchell Feldman (Georgia Public Radio). Location: Industry Underground Summit Room- MTCC.

4:00 PM
Performance: Gregoire Maret & Andy Milne Duo. Piano/Co-Leader: Andy Milne; Harmonica/Co-Leader: Gregoire Maret. Presiding Chair: Greg Yasinitsky, Northwest U.S. Division Coordinator. Location: The Lobby Stage-Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel. Performance: Sofia Koutsovitis. Voice: Sofia Koutsovitis; Guitar: Lionel Loueke Saxophone: Dan Blake; Piano: Leo Genovese; Bass: Edward Perez; Drums: Ferenc Nemeth; Percussion: Jorge Perez Albela. Presiding Chair: Ron McCurdy, IAJE Past President. Location: Imperial Ballroom-Fairmont Royal York.

Performance: ASU Herberger Latin Jazz Workshop. ASU Herberger College at Large, Tempe, AZ, USA Director: Michael Kocour. Presiding Chair: Matt Olson, South Carolina Chapter Officer. Location: Room 201-MTCC.

Clinic: A Jazz Masterpiece: Bob Brookmeyer's Arrangement of Willow Weep For Me. An indepth analysis of this classic from the first recording of the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra. Brookmeyer's creative orchestration, melody harmonization, substitution and formal development are related to the Ann Ronnell standard. Clinician: Bill Dobbins. Presiding Chair: Chris Humphrey, Maine Chapter Officer. Location: Reception Hall-MTCC.

Clinic: NEA Jazz in Schools. NEA Jazz in the School is a free web-based curriculum, www.neajazzintheschools.org, that integrates the history of jazz with American social, economic, and political development. The five-unit multimedia curriculum is designed for high school history, social studies, and music teachers. Clinicians: Sarah Cunningham, Eli Yemin. Presiding Chair: Mary Jo Papich, IAJE Executive Board. Location: Niagara-Ontario- Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel.

Technology Track: Mobile Recording Devices and the School Music Ensemble. Clinician: Rick Schmunk. Location: Confederation 5-6-Fairmont Royal York.

Industry Track: From 52nd Street to Carnegie Hall: Roy Haynes & Dan Morgenstern. A conversation between two of the legends in jazz history. NEA Jazz Master Dan Morgenstern and NEA Jazz Master Roy Haynes connect the dots in this one-of-a-kind interview session. Moderator: Dan Margenstern Panelist: Roy Haynes. Location: Room 206-MTCC.

5:00 PM
Performance: Toru Dodo Trio. Piano: Turo Dodo; Bass: Joseph Lepore; Drums: Rodney Green. Presiding Chair: Mark Yost, South Carolina Chapter Officer. Location: Concert Hall-Fairmont Royal York.

Performance: Christine Jensen Quintet. Alto & Soprano Sax: Christine Jensen; Piano; Rhodes: Dave Restivo; Bass: Fraser Hollins; Drums: Greg Ritchi; Guitar: Ken Bibace. Presiding Chair: Brent Campbell, Canada Chapter Officer. Location: John Bassett Theatre-MTCC. Performance: IAJE Puerto Rico Honor College Latin Jazz Big Band. IAJE Chapter of Puerto Rico, San Jaun, PR, USA Director: Luis Perico Ortiz. Guest Artist: Eddie Gomez, bass. Presiding Chair: Marco Pignataro, IAJE Executive Board. Location: The Ballroom-Fairmont Royal York.

Performance: Gold Company. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA Director: Dr. Steve Zegree. Presiding Chair: Michele Weir, IAJE Resource Team. Location: The Ballroom -Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel.

Clinic: Connecting with Kids--Jazzin' Up The Ivories: Teaching Children Jazz Piano. The key to preserving and propagating jazz is to reach students as early as possible. This clinic will provide teaching strategies for piano teachers to expose their students to the joy of jazz from the beginning stages. Clinician: Beth Trez. Presiding Chair: Judy Shafer, Ohio Chapter Officer. Location: 101 Press Room-MTCC.

Clinic: The Jazz Heart Beat: Bass and Drums. Learn approaches to the function of the bass and drums in the rhythm section. We will explore the piano trio versus the rhythm section, performance, student volunteers, Q and A, and many other topics. Great for students and educators alike. Clinicians: Ben Wolfe and Carl Allen. Presiding Chair: Alan Bergman, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Room 203-MTCC.

Technology Track: Pro Tools, Hands-on Open Lab. Clinicians: Bobbie Thornton and Rick Schmunk. Location: Confederation 5-6-Fairmont Royal York.

Technology Track: Jazz Composition in the Digital Age. An overview of how Music Notation, Sequencing, and Digital Audio Recording software has revolutionized and enhanced the process of jazz (and all types of) music composition in the 21st Century. Specific examples of these techniques will be demonstrated in various software platforms. Clinician: Richard Sussman. Location: Tudor Room-Fairmont Royal York.

Industry Track: NEA Jazz Advocacy. Since 2004, the National Endowment for the Arts has recognized a jazz leader who has helped guide, advance, inspire, and promote the art and artists of jazz. Named the A.B. Spellman NEA Jazz Masters Award for Jazz Advocacy in 2005 in honor of the NEA's former deputy chairman and jazz expert A.B. Spellman, award recipients include John Levy, Gunther Schuller, and Dan Morgenstern. Moderator: NEA Chairman Dana Gioia. Panelists: John Levy (John Levy Enterprises), Gunther Schuller (New England Conservatory), Dan Morgenstern (Institute of Jazz Studies). Location: Room 205-MTCC.

6:00 PM
Exhibit Hall Grand Opening
Don't miss the biggest party of the conference. Exhibit areas open until 7:30 PM. Location: Exhibit Hall C-Level 300-Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

Reception: Indiana University Alumni Reception. Location: Humber-Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel.

7:00 PM
Performance: Darcy James Argue's Secret Society North. Woodwinds: Christine Jensen, Erik Hove, Chet Doxas, Joel Miller, Carl Maraghi; Trumpet: Ingrid Jensen, Dave Smith, Lina Allemano, Kevin Turcotte, Jocelyn Couture; Trombone: Mike Fahie, Barb Hamilton, Kelsey Grant; Bass Trombone: Bob Ellis; Guitar: Sebastian Noelle; Piano/Keyboards: Dave Restivo; Bass: Matt Clohesy, Drums: Jon Wikan. Presiding Chair: Martin Summers, Canada Chapter Officer. Location: John Bassett Theatre-MTCC.

Performance: Ralph Bowen Quartet. Saxophone: Ralph Bowen; Piano: Orrin Evans; Bass: Boris Koslov; Drums: Donald Edwards. Presiding Chair: Neil Wetzel, Pennsylvania Chapter Officer. Location: Imperial Ballroom-Fairmont Royal York.

Performance: Kristin Korb Trio. Bass/Voice: Kristin Korb; Piano: Llew Matthews; Drums: Ryan Korb. Presiding Chair: Ken Tittelbaugh, Western U.S. Division Coordinator. Location: Concert Hall-Fairmont Royal York.

Jam Session: AAJC Program: “Jazz Masters Memorial Tribute." University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Director: John Lamkin. Location: The Ballroom-Fairmont Royal York. Evening Concerts: 8:00 p.m.: Constitution Hall-Metro Toronto Convention Centre Courtney Pine hosts a night of British Jazz.

“Empirical" EBU European Jazz Competition 2007 winner. Director: Cees Gog; Jay Phelps, Trumpet; Nathaniel Facey, Alto Sax; Kit Downes, Piano; Tom Farmer, Double Bass; Shaney Forbes, Drums.

Martin Taylor's Freternity. Guitar: Martin Taylor; Trumpet: Guy Barker; Piano: David Newton; Bass: Dave Chamberlain, Drums: Steve Brown; Voice: Alison Burns The Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra. London, UNITED KINGDOM Director: Tommy Smith Dennis Rollins' Badbone & Co. Trombone: Dennis Rollins; Trumpet: Jay Phelps; Guitar: Johnny Heyes; Bass: Alex Bonfanti; Piano: Chris Gulino; Drums: Jack Pollitt.



11:00 PM
Performance: Delirium Blues Project. Voice: Roseanna Vitro; Piano: Kenny Werner; Trumpet: Randy Brecker; Bass: Dean Johnson; Drums: Rocky Bryant; Tenor Saxophone: Dave Schroeder; Baritone Saxophone: Jonah Parzen Johnson; Trombone: Mark Patterson; Guitar: Adam Stoler. Location: John Bassett Theatre-MTCC.

Jam Session: Educator Jam. Saxophone/Leader: Bryce Luty; Alto sax: Richie Cole; Tenor sax: Jamey Aebersold,; Trumpet: Bob Montgomery; Trombone: Allen Herman; Piano: David Adams; Bass: Jeff Harshbarger; Drums: Allen Carter. Location: The Ballroom (Vocal)-Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel.

Jam Session: Student Jam (Advanced). Trumpet: Jon Challoner, Tenor sax: Eli Bennett; Bass: Lauren Falls; Piano: Byung-gul Jung,; Drums: Fabio Ragnelli. Location: Imperial Ballroom- Fairmont Royal York.

12:30 AM
Performance: Joel Harrison and Harbor. Guitar: Joel Harrison; Saxophone: David Binney; Electro-Acoustic Bassoon: Paul Hanson; Bass: Stephan Crump; Drums: Dan Weiss. Location: John Bassett Theatre-MTCC.

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