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Jazz at the Gallery: Birth Of The Cool/Duke Ellington Nutcracker

  • Gallery 345 345 Sorauren Avenue Toronto, ON, M6R 2G5 Canada (map)

Jazz at the Gallery:
Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool
Ellington/Strayhorn: Nutcracker Suite
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 8pm
Admission $20; $10 Students

Gallery 345 presents a tribute to two classic large ensemble jazz albums featuring the compositions and arrangements of Gil Evans, Gerry Mulligan and the Miles Davis Nonet from their 1956 album "The Birth of the Cool", and Tchaikovsky's beloved Nutcracker as re-imagined by the great Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn from the 1966 album of the same name.

This tribute will feature talented students and alumni from Humber College, University of Toronto and the Glenn Gould School compiled together by bandleaders Dennis Kwok and Mason Victoria for a special evening of music.


Birth Of The Cool

Mason Victoria - Conductor

Ben McCaroll-Butler - Alto Sax
Dennis Kwok - Bari Sax
Marie Goudy - Trumpet
Rachel Côté - French Horn
Aidan Sibley - Trombone
Nolan Downey - Tuba
Augustine Yates - Piano
Jon Wielebnowski - Bass
Jacob Wutzke - Drums

The Nutcracker

Ben McCaroll-Butler
Chelsea McBride
Jeff LaRochelle
Emily Steinwall
Dennis Kwok

Aidan Sibley
Andrew Noakes
Nick Marshall

Megan Jutting
Marie Goudy
Paul Callander
Mason Victoria

Augustine Yates
Jon Wielebnowski
Jacob Wutzke

This is event #611 at Gallery 345

Earlier Event: November 30
Beat Wave Tour: The Holy Gasp
Later Event: December 6
Yoga and Music: Yula Yoga Annex