Mon Dec 31, 2007
A Duke Ellington New Year's

Bring in the New Year with nationally acclaimed jazz trumpeter BROWNMAN performing a night of music from the Duke Ellington / Billy Strayhorn Songbook.  The ensemble will start with swing classics and slowly, over the course of the night, start to interpret them in the contemporary jazz fashion Brownman has become renowned for.  By midnight - expect it to be a full on jazz-funk New Year Year's party you won't want to miss!
........ Brownman - trumpet / electryc trumpet / flugelhorn / percussion
........ Mark Pellizzer - guitar / keyboards
........ Mark Cashion - upright bass
........ Terry Clarke - drums / breakbeats

See a history of Duke Ellington at Wikipedia.

$40 in advance (rises to $45 after Dec 28) concert only
to get on the advanced list:
416-913-8197 or
(you can pre-pay by credit card *only* by calling)

$45 at door (rises to $50 after Dec 28) concert only
 (above pricing for show only, see below for dinner package, priority
  seating given to package purchasers)

- or-

$85 Ellington-Brown Dinner-Show Package 
(rises to $100 after Dec 28)
.........- 3 sets of music from the BROWNMAN QUARTET
.........- 3 course dinner (full menu below)
                   (vegetarian menu on request)
.........- champagne at midnight
.........- DJ between band sets

Package reservations and payment via credit card
must be done by phone (in order to ensure priority seating)
(leave message, you'll be called back to confirm)

Call before Dec 28 and take advantage
of the discounted prices!

Questions? Need more info?

6:30pm : doors
7:00pm : dinner (3-course meal)
9:30pm - 10:20pm : Set 1
(expect to hear gentle tunes like "Satin Doll")
10:40pm - 11:15pm : Set 2
(expect to hear hard-swinging tunes like "Take The A-Train")
11:45pm - the sun rises : Set 3
(expect to hear funkified versions of tunes like "Caravan")

Ellington New Year's 3-course Menu:

exotic mixed greens salad served with tropical fruits and berries
- or -
shrimp and scallop rundown en croute with plantain fritter

pan roast swordfish steak with parsley lemon caper butter sauce
- or -
roast breast of chicken stuffed with wild mushroom and cheese with a cranberry port wine reduction
- or -
Herb crusted rack of lamb with shallot and red wine glaze

traditional rum cake and poach pear with fresh vanilla sauce and fruit coullis

brought to you by:

The Trane Studio
964 Bathurst street (2 blocks North of Bloor St.), Toronto, Ontario, Canada  |  416-913-8197