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by | Apr 6, 2017

‘Songs of Tony Quarrington’ Album Now Available

Now (finally!) available - 'The Songs of Tony Quarrington' album recorded live featuring 16 artists playing Tony's songs. Includes tracks by Jon Brooks, Glen Hornblast, David Storey, HOTCHA!, Wendell Ferguson, Sebastian Agnello, Brian Gladstone, Isabel...

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In The Round at the Black Swan

Really looking forward to this one folks, with Pete Otis, Brian Gladstone, and Tony Quarrington. Just two more days till lift off, and a reminder we are at The Black Swan 154 Danforth Ave. near Broadview subway at 9PM - 12:00 followed by Sebastien Agnello and an open...

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Spring Fling March 26, 2017

It's a Spring Fling! Dinny and the Allstars at the Queen Victoria's Pub, Sunday, March 26, 5 to 8 PM, 2240 Midland Ave, Scarborough. Featuring Glenn Anderson, Tony Quarrington, Ron Johnson, Chris Robinson, , Manfred Koch. Enjoy your OKOM in a comfy pub atmosphere,...

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Mardi Gras at the Queen Victoria Pub

Hey kids!! Mardi Gras is in the air so join Dinny & The All Stars at The Queen Victoria Pub this Sunday, February 26th for a Mardi Gras Sunday celebration!! Featuring Brian Dinsdale, Tony Quarrington, Abbey Leon Sholzberg, Glenn Anderson, Manfred Koch, Micky...

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Winterfolk XV

Thx Pamela Kohly for the #Winterfolk2017 video recap! Included are artists... Isaak Bonk, Tragedy Ann, Tony Quarrington, Soozi Schlanger, Kim Doolittle, Glen Hornblast, Lindsay Schindler & Keelan from Newfoundland!!, David McLachlan, Lynn Harrison, Blair Packham,...

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Tony Quarrington and Wendell Ferguson at Winterfolk XV

Thx James McGee for this terrific video of Winterfolk 2017 highlights! **NOTE that the segment that says "Romas Project" is actually Pete Otis. 🙂 Noah Zacharin, Melanie Peterson, David McLachlan, Glen Hornblast, Brian Gladstone, Tony Quarrington, John Marlatt, Joe...

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Tony Quarrington tribute album shows Winterfolk’s stature

Reprinted from Toronto Moon Magazine – There was a time when there was really only one Roots festival that artists of that genre talked about in TO. Back when I started this publication —25 years ago this coming April, as Open Season (which gave birth to to-nite before evolving into TorontoMoon.ca)

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Mixed, Mastered, and Ready to Go

Its mixed, mastered, and now being pressed ! The Songs of Tony Quarrington was recorded live in August 2016 at the Black Swan Tavern, and the official CD release is at Winterfolk XV Blues & Roots Festival. Each artist recorded a song written by Tony, including Jon...

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Tony On Acoustic Workshop with Heather Fielding

I will be on Acoustic Workshop / CIUT 89.5FM tonight from 7:00 - 8:00 with host Heather Fielding along with Tony Quarrington and Harpin Norm Lucien. CIUT Radio, FM 91.1 Toronto to talk about Winterfolk XV Blues & Roots Festival 'The Songs of Tony Quarrington" live...

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Uranium Wars by Tony Quarrington

Here's a new song and video, third in a series of nuclear-related songs that Vicki Obedkoff and I have been putting together. This one is about the struggles of the Ardoch Algonquin and others living nearby to fight off uranium mining north of Kingston. This is a very...

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Acoustic Harvest this Week

Delighted to be sharing the stage on Saturday night with a fantastic lineup of artists in support of Winterfolk XV Blues & Roots Festival This is always a wonderful show...this year featuring Blair Packham, Glen Hornblast, Tony Quarrington, Brian Gladstone, Kim...

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In the Studio

A very late but productive night in Margaret Stowe's studio with Tony Quarrington We did a lot of listening and were selecting tracks and doing some mixing for the upcoming album 'The Songs of Tony Qurrington', which will be released at Winterfolk XV Blues & Roots...

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Nashville Bound at the Freetimes

Winterfolk Preview TONIGHT Doors 7:30 pm / Music 8:00 pm! - HOTCHA! on around 10:00 pm w/ Brian Gladstone and Tony Quarrington But come early for sets w/ Laura Fernandez, Suzanne Jarvie, Michael Costantini, Melanie Peterson, Mr. Rick Glen Hornblast See you...

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Live Album Recording Aug 27th

I am pleased and very honoured to announce a concert/live recording of The Songs of Tony Quarrington, to take place in Toronto on Saturday, August 27th, at the famous Black Swan, featuring 15 wonderful artists who have chosen a tune that they like by yours truly....

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Barrie Jazz and Blues Festival offers mixed bag of talent

Reprinted from the Barrie Examiner - Camphill Communities new downtown store joins the festival this year with a special performance by composer and guitarist Tony Quarrington, vocalist and actress Julie Michels and multi-instrumentalist Bruce Tatamichi. It will...

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Tony Quarrington with Jack De Keyzer

Inspired by the late Jack Washington who put some verses on this tune as did Tony.(vocals/guitar), w/Jack de Keyzer bass and Rick Donaldson drums. WinterfolkXII 2.16.14 Recorded by: Kimberly...

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Honouring Tony Quarrington

A short video celebrating the career of Canadian musician Tony Quarrington at an event sponsored by Winterfolk Festival and Songtown on February 16th, 2014 at the Black Swan in Toronto. Directed by Toronto Musician/Filmmaker, Glen...

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Tony Quarrington’s The Group of Seven Suite

McMichael Gallery - In 2001, Tony Quarrington fulfilled a ten-year dream when he recorded his eight-part Group of Seven Suite, performed that same year at the McMichael. Eleven years later, Quarrington returns to the gallery for another performance of his musical...

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Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Crying

Tony Quarrinton does an amazing version of Louis Jordan's "Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying" to a packed house at the Monarch Pub in Toronto. One of Toronto's best guitarists, Tony is also a Juno winning songwriter. It's great to hear Tony's unique voice and guitar...

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Enjoy a Group of Seven Musical Tribute in Toronto

Written by Amanda Nunes Reprinted from Weekend Trips - The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is best known for its extensive collection of Canadian art (over 6,000 pieces) including an impressive collection of Group of Seven paintings. On Sunday, April 14th at 2:30...

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Magic Night of Jazz at the Library

By Miriam King, QMI Agency It was more than just a jazz concert. The performance in the Atrium on June 11, held under the aegis of the Barrie Jazz & Blues Festival, was an event - an evening of music and storytelling by two legends of the jazz world, Tony...

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Combo Provides Jazz in June

By Cecilia Nasmith - COBOURG - Northumberland resident San Murata will be joined by a couple of friends June 20 to offer a program of Jazz In June in Cobourg. At 7:30 p.m. June 20, upstairs at Harden & Huyse (201 Division St.), Murata will blend the strains of his...

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Joel and Tony Quarrington

Joel and Tony Quarrington perform at, "Paul Quarrington: A Life in Music, Words, and on Screen", part of the International Festival of Authors in...

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Tony Quarrington One Bright Morning

I've just spent a few days listening to many of the most critically acclaimed jazz CDs of 2002. While they can be admired, I wish the artists would stop taking themselves so seriously. Jazz isn't as popular as it once was partly because too much of what is touted by...

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Canadian Musician Showcases Tony Quarrington

Tony Quarrington is a Toronto-based jazz guitarist who has played on about 60 albums as a session player and has produced more than 30 albums for various artists across several different musical genres. But One Bright Morning marks the first time he has stepped...

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‘Songs of Tony Quarrington’ Album Now Available

Posted by on May 3, 2017 in Blog, Front Page | Comments Off on ‘Songs of Tony Quarrington’ Album Now Available

‘Songs of Tony Quarrington’ Album Now Available

Now (finally!) available – ‘The Songs of Tony Quarrington‘ album recorded live featuring 16 artists playing Tony’s songs. Includes tracks by Jon Brooks, Glen Hornblast, David Storey, HOTCHA!, Wendell Ferguson, Sebastian Agnello, Brian Gladstone, Isabel Fryszberg, Soozi Schlanger, Wayne Neon, Noah Zacharin & Laura Fernandez, Fraser Anderson, Joe Hall, Stuart Laughton, with intro by Heather Fielding all performing songs written by Tony Quarrington.   Also featuring Margaret Stowe, Tony LaViola, and Malcolm Gould....

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In The Round at the Black Swan

Posted by on Apr 5, 2017 in Blog, What's New | Comments Off on In The Round at the Black Swan

In The Round at the Black Swan

Really looking forward to this one folks, with Pete Otis, Brian Gladstone, and Tony Quarrington. Just two more days till lift off, and a reminder we are at The Black Swan 154 Danforth Ave. near Broadview subway at 9PM – 12:00 followed by Sebastien Agnello and an open mic, plus more from Boris Buhot your gracious host. – a pay what you can...

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Spring Fling March 26, 2017

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Spring Fling March 26, 2017

It’s a Spring Fling! Dinny and the Allstars at the Queen Victoria’s Pub, Sunday, March 26, 5 to 8 PM, 2240 Midland Ave, Scarborough. Featuring Glenn Anderson, Tony Quarrington, Ron Johnson, Chris Robinson, , Manfred Koch. Enjoy your OKOM in a comfy pub atmosphere, with great food, fine beverage, and friendly service. Keep on Jazzn! Dinny &...

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Mardi Gras at the Queen Victoria Pub

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Mardi Gras at the Queen Victoria Pub

Hey kids!! Mardi Gras is in the air so join Dinny & The All Stars at The Queen Victoria Pub this Sunday, February 26th for a Mardi Gras Sunday celebration!! Featuring Brian Dinsdale, Tony Quarrington, Abbey Leon Sholzberg, Glenn Anderson, Manfred Koch, Micky Loren, and special guest Roberta Hunt!! 5-8 p.m. $5 cover! 2240 Midland Avenue,...

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Winterfolk XV

Posted by on Feb 25, 2017 in Blog, Videos, What's New | Comments Off on Winterfolk XV

Winterfolk XV

Thx Pamela Kohly for the #Winterfolk2017 video recap! Included are artists… Isaak Bonk, Tragedy Ann, Tony Quarrington, Soozi Schlanger, Kim Doolittle, Glen Hornblast, Lindsay Schindler & Keelan from Newfoundland!!, David McLachlan, Lynn Harrison, Blair Packham, Linda Saslove, Brian Gladstone, D’Arcy Wickham, Danny Marks, Melanie Peterson, Harpin Norm Lucien, #HOTCHA!, Pat Temple Band, Brian Blain, MrRick MusicAmericana, Julian Taylor, Jack de Keyzer, Noah Zacharin, Wayne Smith, Andy Griffiths, Lawrie Ingles, Henry Lees, Turbo...

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Tony Quarrington and Wendell Ferguson at Winterfolk XV

Posted by on Feb 25, 2017 in Blog, Videos | Comments Off on Tony Quarrington and Wendell Ferguson at Winterfolk XV

Tony Quarrington and Wendell Ferguson at Winterfolk XV

Thx James McGee for this terrific video of Winterfolk 2017 highlights! **NOTE that the segment that says “Romas Project” is actually Pete Otis. 🙂 Noah Zacharin, Melanie Peterson, David McLachlan, Glen Hornblast, Brian Gladstone, Tony Quarrington, John Marlatt, Joe Hall,Pete Otis, and more. <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/6XGEsWbpxfs” frameborder=”0″...

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Tony Quarrington tribute album shows Winterfolk’s stature

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in Blog, Featured, Front Page, In The News, What's New | Comments Off on Tony Quarrington tribute album shows Winterfolk’s stature

Tony Quarrington tribute album shows Winterfolk’s stature

Reprinted from Toronto Moon Magazine – There was a time when there was really only one Roots festival that artists of that genre talked about in TO. Back when I started this publication —25 years ago this coming April, as Open Season (which gave birth to to-nite before evolving into TorontoMoon.ca)

read more

Mixed, Mastered, and Ready to Go

Posted by on Feb 11, 2017 in Blog, Front Page, What's New | Comments Off on Mixed, Mastered, and Ready to Go

Mixed, Mastered, and Ready to Go

Its mixed, mastered, and now being pressed ! The Songs of Tony Quarrington was recorded live in August 2016 at the Black Swan Tavern, and the official CD release is at Winterfolk XV Blues & Roots Festival. Each artist recorded a song written by Tony, including Jon Brooks, Glen Hornblast, David Storey, HOTCHA!, Wendell Ferguson, Sebastian Agnello, Brian Gladstone, Wayne Neon, Isabel Fryszberg, Fraser & Girard, Laura Fernandez & Noah Zacharin, Soozi Schlanger, Stuart Laughton, Howard Gladstone, Joe Hall and Heather Fielding. This is...

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Tony On Acoustic Workshop with Heather Fielding

Posted by on Jan 30, 2017 in Blog, What's New | Comments Off on Tony On Acoustic Workshop with Heather Fielding

Tony On Acoustic Workshop with Heather Fielding

I will be on Acoustic Workshop / CIUT 89.5FM tonight from 7:00 – 8:00 with host Heather Fielding along with Tony Quarrington and Harpin Norm Lucien. CIUT Radio, FM 91.1 Toronto to talk about Winterfolk XV Blues & Roots Festival ‘The Songs of Tony Quarrington” live album release, and more exciting stuff. (try not to sneeze or...

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Uranium Wars by Tony Quarrington

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 in Blog, Videos, What's New | Comments Off on Uranium Wars by Tony Quarrington

Uranium Wars by Tony Quarrington

Here’s a new song and video, third in a series of nuclear-related songs that Vicki Obedkoff and I have been putting together. This one is about the struggles of the Ardoch Algonquin and others living nearby to fight off uranium mining north of Kingston. This is a very important issue and the resolution was a small, but not complete, victory. Please share this with people you think might appreciate it! <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/AcJBVOgKGwk”...

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