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West End Jazz Series: The Best of Broadway

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Le Dome Banquet Hall, 1173 North Service Rd E, Oakville

The night will bring Broadway to Oakville! Five great singers in front of a big band will deliver songs like "Lullaby of Broadway," "That's Entertainment" and "There's No Business Like Show Business." Also, many of the beloved songs from Les Misérables, West Side Story, Guys and Dolls, The Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, Cats, The Sound of Music and My Fair Lady.

West End Jazz Series: Here's to Life: Remembering Shirley Horn

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Le Dome Banquet Hall, 1173 North Service Rd E, Oakville

After two very successful seasons, West End Jazz moved to a new venue, the "Le Dome." It has better acoustics, room for us to grow, great food but still the same high quality of music that our audience is accustomed to.

The third show of the season will be dedicated to Shirley Horn, an American jazz singer and pianist. She was most noted for her ability to accompany herself with nearly incomparable independence and ability on the piano.

The musical director and featured vocalist of this event will be June Garber. Very few contemporary jazz singers can match Shirley Horn's unmistakable voice than Ms. Garber. To make the program more complete, June will be joined - as a special guest - by Peter Campbell, who recently released a very popular album "Loving You: Celebrating Shirley Horn." You do not want to miss this one.

Peter Campbell

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120 Diner, 120 Church Street (South of Richmond), Toronto, ON M5C 2G8

Following his critically acclaimed 2017 recording, "Loving You: Celebrating Shirley Horn," vocalist Peter Campbell returns to 120 Diner for an evening of classic and contemporary songs. Joining him will be Adrean Farrugia on keyboards and Jordan O’Connor on bass. Suggested $10 cover or PWYC.

Peter Campbell

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Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario

On the heels of his critically-acclaimed recording “Loving You: Celebrating Shirley Horn,” Peter Campbell is thrilled to return to Jazz Bistro. “Loving You” was recently nominated for an Independent Music Award and has been recognized as a top jazz release of 2017 by several industry publications. Material from the recording will be presented as well as new selections for an upcoming project. Joining Peter will be Adrean Farrugia (piano), Reg Schwager (guitar) and Ross MacIntyre (bass). $20.00 cover charge. For further information, please visit http://jazzbistro.ca/event/peter-campbell/

TD Toronto Jazz Festival: GNOJAZZ All-Star Vocal Showcase

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Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario

Nearly a dozen of Toronto’s finest singers perform in support of the GNOJAZZ Foundation, which raises scholarship funds to enable a talented singer to return to music study after an extended period away for reasons beyond his or her control. $20 cover charge.

CELEBRATING SHIRLEY HORN

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Musideum: A World of Musical Instruments, 401 Richmond Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 3A8

Peter Campbell is thrilled to make his Musideum debut and to premier a concert program celebrating the work of legendary jazz vocalist and pianist Shirley Horn (1934-2005).

Joining Peter will be acclaimed Toronto musicians Mark Kieswetter (piano) and Ross MacIntyre (bass).

120 DINER

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120 Diner, 120 Church Street (South of Richmond), Toronto, ON M5C 2G8

With a voice likened to “liquid gold” by one Canadian music insider, Peter Campbell bridges the gap between traditional popular song, cabaret and jazz.

A dual national, Peter relocated to Toronto in 2012 from his native NYC. He has performed on television and radio jingles and at cabaret venues from NYC and New England to the Midwest and throughout Toronto. His debut Canadian recording, "Street of Tears," was released in late 2014 at Toronto's Jazz Bistro.

Joining Peter at 120 Diner will be Mark Kieswetter (keyboards) and Jordan O’Connor (bass).

STREET OF TEARS CD RELEASE

Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario

Vocalist Peter Campbell is thrilled to present his debut Canadian release, “Street of Tears,” in concert at Jazz Bistro. The recording features the stellar musical talents of Mark Kieswetter (keyboards), Reg Schwager (guitars), Ross MacIntyre (bass), Daniel Barnes (drums) and Alan Hetherington (percussion).

“Street of Tears” presents a modern song cycle of love, loss and enlightenment selected from the repertoire of such luminaries as Stephen Sondheim, Leonard Cohen, Jimmy Webb, Michel Legrand and Johnny Mandel. Peter will be joined on stage by Mark Kieswetter, Reg Schwager and Ross MacIntyre.

Music charge: $15. CDs will be available for purchase: $20 cash. For reservations, please call: (416) 363-5299 (JAZZ) or visit jazzbistro.ca for more information.