Sat. Dec. 31, 2011
New Year's Eve Special Event! 

A Blue Note New Year's 

From Press Release:
"Bring in the New Year with internationally acclaimed, multi-award winning jazz trumpet player Brownman performing a night of hard-swinging tunes from the classic Blue Note Era and augmented by a succulent 4-course dinner from the kitchens of the Trane Studio.  You'll hear 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!" 

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About Brownman - heralded as "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 between tours with the award-winning BROWNMAN ELECTRYC TRIO and global guest appearances with luminaries such as Paul Simon, Quincy Jones, Pavlo and many others.  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 -- accompanied by an all-star cast of some of Toronto's top-shelf jazz side-men -- at the helm of a New Year's Eve party you won't soon forget!
:: Brownman Ali - trumpet / electric trumpet / flugelhorn
:: Steve Cole - guitar / guitar-synth
:: Mark Cashion - acoustic bass
:: Max Senitt - drumset / percussion

See a history of Blue Note Records at Wikipedia.



$40 early bird (before Dec 15) 
$55 advance (after Dec 15 to Dec 30) 
$65 at the door

DINNER PACKAGE(only 60 will be sold) 
$85 early bird (before Dec 15) 
$95 advance (after Dec 15 to Dec 30) 
$115 at the door (unlikely this option will be available at the door)
Package reservations, early bird & advanced tix can be paid for via credit card, but must be done by phone (in order to ensure priority seating).
416-913-8197 or reservations@TraneStudio.com
(leave message, you'll be called back to confirm)

Call before Dec 15 and take advantage of discounted prices!


6:30pm : doors
7:00pm : dinner (gorgeous 3-course meal)
7:00pm - 9:30pm : DJ driven Blue Note Dinner jazz
     (handpicked CDs from Brownman's own extensive Blue Note CD collection)
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 2011 Blue Note New Year's 4-course Menu
* Vegetarian menu on request (please email info@TraneStudio.com)
hors oeuvres

- fried stuffed green olives
- coconut beer batter shrimp
- bojoy with hardo crisp

salad of belgian endive, fisse lola rosa, orange and 
duck confit w/ raspberry vinaigrette
- or -
leek and potato soup with jerk scallop, stilton
and tara chips

roast fillet of snapper with creole puttanesca sauce 
- or -
broiled fillet of beef tenderloin with wild mushrooms, 
red wine & peppercorn sauce 
- or -
roast cornish game hen with roasted vegetables 
and gastrique
- or -
lasagna napoleon with callaloo roasted vegetables, 
grilled bean curd, & marinara sauce

a duet of chocolate and ginger cheesecake with 
fresh berries, fruit coulis and chocolate drizzle


Got a question? Need more info?
info@TraneStudio.com or call 416-913-8197

brought to you by:

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

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