From Toronto: Paintbox Bistro Saturday Nights in January-February 2014

Experience & Enjoy all the Flavourful Colours of Jazz! JPEC – – invites you & your friends to the amazing “Paintbox Bistro” Saturday nights in Jan & Feb 2014!

What & When:

Sat. January 11
RANDY WESTON “African Rhythms” – solo pianist – “jazz master”
Two sets 8-8:45 pm & 9:15-10 pm $30 cover

All other performances : Two sets 8-9 pm & 9:45-10:45 pm $20 cover

Sat. January 18
Kelsley Grant (trombone), Kelly Jefferson (tenor saxophone), David Restivo (piano), Michael Davidson (vibes), Rich Brown (bass), Larnell Lewis (drums)

Sat. January 25
DIANA PANTON (vocalist), Don Thompson (bass & piano), Reg Schwager (guitar)

Sat. February 1
MARIA FARIHNA (vocals & percussion) , Andre Valerio (guitars), Kieran Overs (acoustic bass) , Allison Au (alto saxophone & flute), Ethan Ardelli (drums)

Sat. February 8
BRUBECK BRAID – David Braid (piano), Matt Brubeck (cello)

Sat. February 15
LUIS MARIO OCHOA QUINTET, Hilario Durán (piano), Roberto Riveron (bass), Amhed Mitchel (drums), Luis Orbegoso (percussion)

*Student trios will perform 6:30 – 7:30 pm except Jan 11/14 – Special food & music pairings
Reservations & more info: “Paintbox Bistro” – 647.748.0555, 555 Dundas St E @ Sackville St (mention “Danielle” sent you)

Gift packages available  – or 647.748.0555
Night-Out @ the Paintbox $110.00 (Dinner & Jazz for 2)
The Triplet $330.00 (3 Dinner & Jazz Shows for 2)
The Whole Shebang $660.00 (6 night Dinner & Jazz Series for 2)

Media Contact: Danielle Iversen, Publicist & Michelle Sternberg, PR Coordinator @ 416.923.6566 or

JPEC – – is a charitable organization dedicated to the preservation & continued development of jazz music in Canada #842921298RR0001

Public parking is available in the underground parking garage @ Daniels Spectrum. Parking garage accessed off Dundas Street @ Sackville Street. Dundas streetcar stops @ Sackville.

This is going to be a wonderful Jazz Series in a vibrant, new atmosphere … looking forward to it!

Jazz Performance and Education Centre (JPEC) is a not-for-profit charitable organization. As part of its mandate, it is expanding its role in Toronto’s Jazz Community. Beginning in January 2014, it will offer a Series of six unique performances at the PB, featuring both International  and Canadian  Jazz artists. These events will also provide opportunities for music students from Ontario’s four Jazz Colleges to perform beginning. – 647.748.0555

Paintbox Bistro (PB) – This venue has a seating capacity of 110. PB is unique, in that, in partnership with George Brown College’s School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts, it provides a highly enjoyable dining and entertainment experience, with the interesting pairing of food related to the type of music on offer. Paintbox is a “certified B (benefit) corporation”- a new type of entity, “using the powers of business to alleviate poverty and create great communities”. As such, these corporations are “legally required to consider the impact of their decisions on their employees, suppliers, community, consumers and the environment.”


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