Daniel Barnes

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My World Jazz Group Barnes & Woldemichael return to Hirut Cafe on Thursday June 21st! Authentic Ethiopian Cuisine and Ethio-Jazz make this venue in Torontoís East end our home! Follow Daniel Barnes Music on Facebook for pics and posts, and subscribe to my newsletter below.

This month Iím playing three local shows with New York based saxophonist and composer Russ Nolan. Heís consistently voted onto Downbeat Magazineís Rising Star Annual Critics Poll with his contemporary jazz approach and instrumental virtuosity. Iíll also be backing crooner Colin Hunter at Torontoís finest jazz room, The Jazz Bistro, and flying to Alberta for a show with the iconic Holly Cole.

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I play Gretsch Drums and Murat Diril Cymbals and use Headhunter Sticks and Cretions exclusively!


Crooner Colin Hunter & The Joe Sealy Quartet
Friday & Saturday June 1st & 2nd @ 8:30pm
The Jazz Bistro

Russ Nolan Quartet
Wednesday June 13th @ 8:30pm
Hirut Cafe

2050 Danforth Rd.

Thursday June 14th @ 9pm
The Poetry Jazz Cafe

224 Augusta Ave. in The Kensington Market

Friday June 15th @ 9:45 pm
The Rex Hotel

194 Queen St. W.

Holly Cole
Saturday June 16th
Lethbridge Jazz & Blues Festival

The Barnes and Woldemichael Ethio-Jazz Quartet
Thursday June 21st @ 8:30pm
with Daniel Barnes - drums/compositions, Girma Woldemichael - sax, Tyler Emond - bass, Jeremy Ledbetter - keyboard
Classic Ethio-Jazz and new World Music Originals
Hirut Cafe
2050 Danforth Rd. in Toronto (near Woodbine)
(416) 551-7560 for Reservations, PWYC