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JPEC JAZZ GALA ... join us for TAPESTRY

“JPEC - Jazz Performance and Education Centre - http://www.jazzcentre.ca - announces the JPEC Lincoln Alexander Memorial Scholarship. JPEC celebrates Black History Month on Saturday, February 23 at 8 pm (VIP hour 7pm) at The Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge Street. The musical narrative weaves the stories of Joe Sealy’s Juno award nominated, Africville Suite, and the music of Motown.

Gala Highlights:

·      Guest of Honour, the Honourable Justice Michael H. Tulloch is the first African-Canadian to serve on any provincial court of appeal. His appointment is a milestone for the black community and for Canada.

·      Joe Sealy performs “Africville Stories” featuring Jackie Richardson, Paul Novotny, Mark Kelso and John Johnson.

·      Just announced, Russ Little and Michael Stuart will be joining a salute to Motown with world-renowned and award winning Jazz musicians and vocalists, SOUL STEW, Toronto’s legendary R & B, soul, jazz, band: Musical director Roberto Occhipinti is joined by Alana Bridgewater, Michael Dunston, Kervin Barreto, David Gray, Joaquin Nunez Hidalgo, Matt Horner, John Johnson, David Gray, Mark Kelso, Russ Little, Michael Shand and Michael Stuart.

·      Audiences of all ages and backgrounds will be dancing in the isles to songs of Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, The Spinners, Gladys Knight, The Supremes and more.

Net proceeds will benefit children’s outreach programs and future events.
“The audience will be on their feet dancing”—Rochelle Koskie, Gala Chair

For Tickets
VIP with pre & post concert reception $250
General Admission w/ post concert reception $100
Groups of 10 or more $75 each call: 416.733.0545
Students w/ ID at the box office $20
Available @ http://ow.ly/gTzce
1.855.985.2787 or visit TCA Box office
(tax receipts will be issued for maximum amount allowable – charitable #842921298RR0001)

For further information on JPEC and the JPEC GALA, please visit http://www.jazzcentre.ca/gala.html”

Category: Music
Start Date: 2013-02-23
End Date: 2013-02-23
Venue: The Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge Street.

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Great article Miryam, I felt like I was there with you :-)
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