U of T at TD Toronto Jazz Festival

jazz_logoU of T faculty and alumni are well represented at the TD Toronto Jazz Festival.

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Faculty Events Database

cheeringCLICK THIS LINK to access the Faculty of Music Library portal, where you can listen to EJB concerts that have taken place since 2001.

U of T Jazz Orchestras w/Mike Holober

HoloberThe final U of T Jazz concert of the year features the John and Claudine Bailey Visitor in Jazz, pianist/composer Mike Holober performing with the UTJO and the 11:00 Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Gordon Foote and Jim Lewis.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

7:30 pm / MacMillan Theatre

Admission is pay-what-you-can. All donations of $20 or more will receive a copy of the UTJO’s recent CD, Reflections, featuring Mike Murley.


Vijay Iyer

DSCN2693Pianist and composer Vijay Iyer was the 2013 Wilma and Clifford Smith Visitor in Music at the University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Over the course of his three-day visit, Vijay presented several Masterclasses and Colloquiums, worked with two jazz ensembles and performed a solo piano recital to a packed house. It is safe to say he left heads spinning with information and inspiration!
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Vijay Iyer @ U of T

VijayThe University of Toronto is proud to welcome Vijay Iyer to our campus, Nov 20-22, as the 2013 Wilma and Clifford Smith Visitor in Music.

Vijay will present a series of series for U of T Music students and faculty. He will also present a solo piano concert on Thursday night.

Vijay Iyer, solo piano
Thursday, Nov 21 / 7:30 pm
Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, Faculty of Music
Free Admission / Open To The Public

Nimmons ‘n Braid

02_nimmonsbraid__largeNAC Presents welcomes the Dean of Canadian jazz
in honour of his inspiring seven decade-long musical career, in collaboration with jazz innovator DAVID BRAID.

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The University of Toronto Jazz Orchestra recently released a new CD entitled Reflections, featuring the music of Juno Award-winning U of T Jazz faculty saxophonist Mike Murley.
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Chris Donnelly on Attending Jazz Concerts

Originally posted on Chris Donnelly’s Blog.

I teach privately at the University of Toronto, and usually have between one and four piano students studying with me during the academic year.  My students rarely attend my performances. I can think of one or two instances in my four years teaching at U of T.
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