Here is the schedule of our meetings and other events for the 2016/17 season, as far as is known:
April 11 2017 – Colin Bray – Colin is a bassist and host of Sugarfoot Stomp a programme devoted to Classic Jazz on the University of Toronto’s community radio station CIUT. The title of his presentation is: Early Ellington compositions played by contemporary bands in Britain, Continental Europe and the U.S.A.
April 29 2017 – The Annual Spring Fundraising Concert will be held in Walter Hall as usual, starting at 7:30 p.m. The band will be The Humber Faculty Big band led by Denny Christianson. The vocalist will be Lydia Persaud. A band of current students – The Next Generation, will be featured. For Concert Inquiries and ticket purchase call Alan Shiels (Concert Co ordinator) at 416-239-2683
May 9 2017 – Rob Fogle or Reide Kaiser – Tentatively.
June 13 2017 – The ever popular Member’s Choice. Please bring selections to play to the group. We expect that there will be a bring and buy sale, prior to the meeting start which proved very successful last year.
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