TORONTO, April 19, 2013… Paintbox Bistro brings the live Jazz tunes of The Joe Sealy Trio to Regent Park on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 8pm.
Pianist Joe Sealy enjoys a highly – successful career as a musician, composer, recording artist and radio broadcaster. His powerful 1997 album, Africville Suite won a Juno Award and in 2010, he was named a Member of the Order of Canada. Joe will perform with his long-time musical partner bassist Paul Novotny and drummer Daniel Barnes. www.joesealy.com
Doors: 5:30PM / Show: 8:00PM
Dinner package including performance available for $45.
Space limited. For details/reservations call 647.748.0555.
This Jazz performance is part of the SEASON OF ENTERTAINMENT lineup ‘Sponsored by The Daniels Corporation’ during 2013 with “must-see” events in a neighbourhood-friendly venue in the heart of Toronto’s Regent Park revitalization.
Joe Sealy (Pianist)
SEASON OF ENTERTAINMENT – Upcoming Jazz Series Lineup
Saturday, May 11, 2013 @ 8 pm – THE HEILLIG MANOEUVRE
The Heillig Manoeuvre quartet, founded by bassist Henry Heillig in 1998 performs and records Heillig’s original jazz compositions. He describes the band’s repertoire as “more songbook than doctoral thesis”. Heillig is best known for his 30+ year stint as musical director of Manteca. A prolific Toronto jazz freelancer, works extensively with harmonica giant Carlos del Junco. He also produces recording projects and live events. www.heilligman.com
Saturday, June 1, 2013 @ 8 pm – ROBI BOTOS TRIO
Robi Botos is a pianist multi-instrumentalist of Hungarian descent who has quickly joined the ranks of Canada’s elite musicians. Having been mentored by the great Oscar Peterson, Robi Botos has received numerous awards and accolades throughout his career including a 2007 National Jazz Award for “Keyboardist of the Year”, 2007 NOW Place and public Prizes at the 2004 Montreux Jazz Festival Solo Piano Competition and 2008 Great American Jazz Piano Competition.
Saturday, June 15, 2013 @ 8 pm – ARCHIE ALLEYNE AND KOLLAGE
Alleyne is a true legend of the Toronto jazz scene, having spent over 10 years in the house band at the fabled Town Tavern, as well as being the drummer of choice for many visiting band leaders. Alleyne was made a Member of the Order of Canada in 2011, in honour of both his musical longevity and his support of young musicians through his foundation, the Archie Alleyne Scholarship Fund. Alleyne will perform alongside Stacie McGregor on piano and Artie Roth on bass, and Alexander Brown Cabrera on trumpet.
Reservations at Paintbox Bistro are recommended for performances by calling (647) 748-0555.
Show included with $45 dinner package.
Paintbox Bistro: 555 Dundas Street East, Toronto in Regent Park brings a new live performance venue to Torontonians. Paintbox Bistro is the latest component in the revitalization of Regent Park that is rapidly making it the newest must-visit, distinctive Toronto neighbourhood, transforming not just the architecture and amenities of this vital community, but also the lives of its residents.
Special thanks to Steinway Piano Gallery Toronto for generously providing a piano as part of this Jazz Series.
About Paintbox Catering & Bistro Inc.
Located at 555 Dundas St. East, Toronto, Paintbox Bistro is open Monday to Sunday, from 11:30am to 2:00am. Paintbox is a rapidly growing corporation, offering and social enterprise located in the heart of Regent Park – a place where Regent Park meets the broader Toronto community. Its cuisine is a playful celebration of local abundance, full of inspiration from the community – a balance of complete culinary technique and whimsy, featuring strong, earthy flavours and naturalistic presentation. Paintbox Bistro and its Catering division prides itself in being innovative, offering a level of food and service that is unfamiliar to Toronto, and truly thinking outside of the box! Paintbox doesn’t aspire to be “trendy”; but a high volume restaurant that produces beautiful dishes while maintaining a strong social mandate. Tucked into the corner of the Daniels Spectrum – the new cultural hub in Regent Park – Paintbox Bistro offers a fun and welcoming environment to dine and dish with friends, or relax with cocktails and live entertainment.
Paintbox is a social enterprise, providing employment, training, and career development to residents of Regent Park and other close-by marginalized communities. Almost all of the charming staff are from the neighbourhood or other close by marginalized communities and have been offered the opportunity to study at George Brown College, one of North America’s top 10 culinary schools, in the Chefs program.
Paintbox is a true expression of what is going on in Regent Park – offering compassion and empowerment to those within the community who have become isolated. A restaurant that strives to sustain a community’s hopes. www.paintboxbistro.ca
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