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Jackie Richardson

Jackie Richardson is an award-winning singer and actor whose career spans more than five decades, earning her national recognition as Canada’s reigning queen of jazz, blues and gospel. Along with two JUNO Award nominations, Jackie’s national recognition includes the Black Theatre Workshop’s Martin Luther King Jr. Award (2016), a Lifetime Achievement Award from Canadian Actor’s Equity (2007), an African Canadian Achievement Award, and a Canadian Black Achievement Award (to name a few). Internationally, Jackie was honoured to be an NAACP Image Award nominee in 2003 for Best Actress in a Television Movie for ‘Sins of the Father.’ She is also a Gemini and Dora Award-winning actor who has appeared in numerous musical theatre productions, films and television series. In 2014, the Toronto Star named Jackie one of 180 people who have helped shaped the city since it was founded. In 2021, it was announced that Jackie would be named an Honorary Member to the Order of Canada. 

Mark Lalama

Mark is a Canadian singer/songwriter, musician and producer. Born and raised in Welland, Ontario, he began playing paying gigs at the age of 12.  His instrument is keyboards and he moves seamlessly between the live stage and the recording studio. When not performing live, he is in the studio producing/recording/writing.  His studio rig includes a grand piano, Hammond A100 organ, fender rhodes, wurlitzer, pump organ, melodicas, various hardware and software synthesizers and numerous accordions.  Live, you will usually find him rocking the Nord Stage EX and an accordion or two. Mark has a Bachelor of Fine Arts (music major) from York University in Toronto where he studied composition and performance with John Gittens, Mark Eiseman, Frank Falco and Oscar Peterson, amongst others.

Together, Jackie Richardson and Mark Lalama represent a rich tapestry of Canadian musical talent, each contributing significantly to the country’s vibrant music and arts scene over the years.

Doors open | 6:00 p.m.
Entertainment begins at | 8:00 p.m
Price | $23 prepaid entertainment charge (non-refundable and non-transferable) and a $30 minimum spend on food and/or beverage per person. A La Carte Dinner Menu will be used and is subject to change.
Taxes: Prices Exclude Tax and Service Charge and are subject to change during peak seasons.
Gratuity Policy re Groups/Parties: For groups/parties of 10 or more persons, a minimum 15% gratuity will apply. Only one bill will be presented to groups/parties of 10 or more.
Reservation Policy: A credit card is required to secure all reservations. A $20 entertainment charge will be charged at time of booking.
Allergy Statement:  While we will do our best to accommodate your needs, please note our menu may contain or come into contact with wheat/gluten, milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish and soy. Old Mill Toronto Hospitality Inc. is not a nut free facility.
Menu:  Menu subject to change.

Get ready to be swept away by the enchanting melodies of live jazz music at Old Mill Toronto. Make your reservations early to ensure you don’t miss out on this captivating musical experience that brings together the best of jazz and fine dining in Toronto.