Wed. Dec. 31, 2008
New Year's Eve Special Event! 

A Blue Note New Year's 

From Press Release:
"Bring in the New Year with nationally acclaimed, multi-award winning jazz 
trumpet player Nick 'Brownman' Ali performing a night of hard-swinging 
tunes from the classic Blue Note Era and augmented by a succulent 3 course 
from the kitchens of the Trane Studio.  Music by Miles Davis, John Coltrane, 
Thelonious Monk,Herbie Hancock, Art Blakey,Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan, 
Grant Green, Horace Silver, Joe Henderson, Wayne Shorter, and many many more... 
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's party you won't want to miss!" 

About Brownman - called "Canada's preeminent jazz trumpet player by New 
York City's Village Voice magazine, and widely regarded as a vanguard for 
the evolution of jazz in Canada, the dynamic Brownman has been chalking 
up the airmiles for the last year as the featured soloist with legendary 
Jazz-hip-hop outfit GURU's JAZZMATAZZ.  Globe-hopping hasn't made 
him forget his passport says Canada on the front and the Trane Studio 
is proud to have one of the country's jazz icons at the helm of a New 
Year's Eve party you won't soon forget!
:: Brownman - trumpet / electric trumpet / flugelhorn / percussion
:: Steve Cole - acoustic & electric guitars
:: Ben Miller - acoustic bass & 6-string electric bass
:: Max Senitt - drumset / percussion

See a history of Blue Note Records at Wikipedia.



$40 advance (rises to $55 after Dec 28) 
to get on the advanced list: 
416-913-8197 or
(you can pre-pay by credit card *only* by calling) 
$50 door (rises to $65 after Dec 28)
 (above pricing for party only.  See below for dinner package, 
  priority seating given to package purchasers)
$95 Blue Note NYE Package
.........(rises to $115 after Dec 28)
.........- 3 sets of music from the BROWNMAN QUARTET
.........- fantastic 3 course dinner (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 discounted prices


6:30pm : doors
7:00pm : dinner (gorgeous 3-course meal)
9:30pm - 10:20pm : Cool set 1
     (expect to hear Miles Davis' "Blue in Green")
10:40pm - 11:15pm : Bop set 2
     (expect to hear John Coltrane's "Moment's Notice")
11:45pm - the sun rises : Groove set 3
     (expect to hear Herbie Hancock's "Cantaloupe Island")

MENU - the 2008 Blue Note New Year's 3-course Menu
hors oeuvres

- fingers of dark rye topped with smoked salmon & horseradish cream
- coconut rum beer batter shrimp
- ackee and codfish on bammy

Lobster and shrimp bisque with shrimp and scallop mousse
- or -
Exotic baby greens with tropical fruits and duck confit, walnut and ginger vinaigrette

Roasted vegetables, sweet potato and tofu turrine with lima bean and roasted tomato puree 
- or -
roasted venison tenderloin with wild mushroom risotto, asparagus and linden berry sauce 
- or -
Free range breast of chicken cordon bleu chicken supreme stuffed with ementhal and prosciutto with lemon herb butter sauce

Double chocolate mousse cake with Grand Marnier macerated berries and fruit coulis


Got a question? Need more info?
or call 416-913-8197

brought to you by:

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

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