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National Jazz Award Winner Heather Bambrick and

Juno Winner Adam Solomon Headline

On Saturday, November 19, 2005 at 7:30pm, 2004 Jazz Vocalist of the Year Heather Bambrick and the UofT Faculty of Music Small Jazz Ensemble kick off the Music of All Latitudes Concert Series at UTSC’s ARC Theatre. Tickets are $10 Adults and $8 Students/Seniors.

Tickets are Reserved Seating, and can be purchased from the UofTtix Box Office. In Person sales begin October 5 from Rm BV320 (Weekdays 11am to 5pm). Online (www.uofttix.ca -24 hours) and telephone (416.978.8849 - Weekdays 11am to 5pm) begin October 19th.  Buy tickets to both MOAL concerts and save up to 20% off the regular single ticket price. The MOAL Double Pass prices are only $16 Adults and $12 Students/Seniors (or $8/6 each ).

The goal of Music of All Latitudes (MOAL) is to offer a fusion, variety, and richness of musical invention. Past performers include: Toronto Tabla Ensemble, Kiyoshi Nagata Ensemble, Ballet Creole, Maderaz, Ron Korb, Adonis Puentes, TASA, Madawaska String Quartet, GaPa, and the Kekeli African Drum and Dance Ensemble.

MOAL 2005-06 features Jazz Vocalist Heather Bambrick and the UofT Faculty of Music Jazz Ensemble in a double bill performance, and Juno Winner Adam Solomon with Afropop group Tikisa.

Winner of National Jazz Awards for both Vocalist of the Year (‘04), and Broadcaster of the Year (‘05), Heather Bambrick, combines her amazing voice with natural stage presence, warm audience rapport, timeless music, and some of the finest musicians in Canada to create a show that’s simply outstanding! Her debut CD It's About Time was nominated for "Best Jazz Recording" at the 2004 East Coast Music Awards.

The UofT Jazz Ensemble is one of 14 small jazz ensembles at the Faculty of Music. Ensembles ranging in size from jazz trios to jazz septets focus on performance skills, improvisation, composition and repertoire development of jazz standards.

Adam Solomon was born in Kenya and began performing at an early age.  He was the co-founder of Canada’s great pan-African band, the Afronubians.  After forming his own multicultural band, Tikisa, he released the award-winning Safari and Rocket Express II: African Renaissance Blues.  Collaborating with the musicians of African Guitar Summit, he won a 2005 Juno Award and performed at Live 8.  Tikisa delivers a fresh, eminently listenable sound...an intoxicating blend of Worldbeat and Afropop rhythms that will lift your soul and make your feet move.

The University of Toronto at Scarborough is located at 1265 Military Trail (South of Hwy 401 at Morningside).Please visit www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~parking for maps and parking rates.

Music of All Latitudes is presented by the Cultural Affairs Music Committee, University of Toronto at Scarborough.

Cultural Affairs would like to acknowledge the Scarborough Mirror as the Official Media Sponsor of the Music of All Latitudes Concert Series.

For more info, please visit www.utsc.utoronto.ca/cultural or call 416.208.4769.

For more information contact:

Leah Takata,  Cultural Affairs Coordinator,  University of Toronto at Scarborough Assistant: 416.208.4769 Tel: 416.287.7076 Fax: 416.287.7176 takata@utsc.utoronto.ca www.utsc.utoronto.ca/cultural




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