EVENTS AT HARLEM RESTAURANT, 67 Richmond Street East, Toronto, ON
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 10TH
G Y L E S
7:30PM - 10:30PM
Powerhouses vocalist and thoughtful lyricist - Ladies and Gentlemen: meet Gyles. One cannot deny this hardworking dynamo as her talents have amassed an impressive array of industry accomplishments.
Gyles' vocals are behind the hook of Juno and Much Music Award winner Carlos Morgan's "Baby c'mon", featured on Groove Essentials Volume 1. Soon after, she provided background vocals for Juno award winner Jully Black and Juno nominee Camille Douglas. Having been noticed quickly for a singing style bathed with sparkly tenacity, Gyles was brought on board as lead vocalist for Toronto neo-soul band Jamesking. Two of her songs have been awarded second place at the 2008 and 2010 Radio Star National Songwriter's Competition. One of which, has been featured in the major motion picture: Shark City - starring Vivica A. Fox. Her live performances have garnered her headlining honors for the 2008 Montreal Funk Festival and opening in 2009 for Ivana Santilli during Canadian Music Week.
Gyles is now on the most exciting chapter of her musical journey: writing for her solo debut. Spring 2012 will see the launch of her debut single “On One Knee” - a perfect mix of old-school danceability, playful imagery and silky strong vocals that will surely capture fans who appreciate real music, both young & young at heart.
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 11TH
THE SEAN STANLEY &
SOKHNA DIOR TRIO
7:30PM - 11:00PM
Swingin' , stomping, and singin, on Spirtuals, Ragtime, Blues & Jazz standards, The Sean Stanley Trio & Sokhna-Dior are an improvisational group of talented musicians dedicated to respecting the true spirit of Jazz.
Founded by Sean Stanley on piano and vocals, and Sokhna-Dior on vocals and percussion, the group regularly features some of the city's most talented musicians on upright bass, drums, trombone, trumpet and more.
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