Doug Cole Memorial

‘Doug Cole, the founder of Toronto’s jazz scene in the ’50s, has died just days before he was to receive the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal in honour of his contributions.
Cole founded Toronto’s first jazz club, George’s Spaghetti House, at Dundas and Sherbourne Sts. in 1956 at a time when jazz wasn’t that popular in the city.’ (Patty Winsa –

Hosted by: Ken Cole