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Lesley Mitchell-Clarke

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TORONTO MAY 20th, 2003: On Saturday, May 17th, veteran Toronto jazz trumpeter and major figure in the Canadian music scene, Paul Grosney, passed away quietly in his sleep. He celebrated his 80th birthday early in the year, and had been happily preparing for an upcoming gig at "The Montreal Bistro & Jazz Club" with one of his performing groups, "The Kansas City Local". As recently as last week, he joyfully played two gigs in one day. Paul cherished his family and friends, and was generous to a fa …
It has been nearly four years since the internationally renowned jazz bassist and composer, Dave Young has released a recording as the leader of his own ensemble. His last offering, Tale of the Fingers was a huge success, both critically and artistically. Four years has been a sizeable interval, but the musical results have been well worth the wait. On March 1st and 2nd, Justin Time Records is releasing a thrilling new jazz recording by The Dave Young Quintet, entitled Mainly Mingus -