Yardbird Suite Blues


NOVEMBER 18-19, 2016
Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne

Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne - piano, vocals
Yuji Ihara - guitar
Lisa Simons - bass, vocals
Joey Di Marco - drums
Dave Babcock - tenor saxophone, vocals
Dan Davis - baritone saxophone


MAY 20-21, 2016
Tim Williams with Al Lerman

Tim Williams - guitar, slide guitar, mandolin, cigar box guitar, vocals 
Al Lerman - harmonica, guitar, vocals

 


FEBRUARY 19-20, 2016
Jack Semple

Jack Semple - guitar, vocals
Andrew Glover - keyboards
Dave Chobot - bass
Sandro Dominelli - drums

 


NOVEMBER 20-21, 2015
Jim Byrnes with Lindsay Mitchell

 Jim Byrnes - guitar, vocals
Lindsay Mitchell - guitar

 


APRIL 3-4, 2015
Eddie Vaan Shaw

Eddie Vaan Shaw- guitar and vocals
Graham Guest - keyboards, vocals
Don Marcotte - bass
Bill Hobson - drums
Dave Babcock - saxophone, vocals


February 13-14, 2015
The Rockin' Highliners

Robert Tycholis - vocals
Clayton Sample - guitar
Alex Herriot - guitar
Dave Babcock - saxophones, vocals
Doug Organ - Hammond B3
Ken McMahon - drums, percussion


November 21-22, 2014
Jack De Keyzer

Jack de Keyzer - guitar, vocals
Dave Babcock - tenor saxophone
Doug Organ
- organ
 Bill Hobson - drums

 


May 30-31, 2014

Joe Piccolo and Swing the Cat

Joe Piccolo - vocals, saxophone
Dean Pierno - drums, vocals
Ralph Pretz - guitar, vocals
Kim Lesaca - bass and vocals
Jan Janovsky - keyboards
John Dymianiw - trumpet
Robin Taylor - baritone saxophone
Brad Shigeta - trombone
Bill Jamieson - tenor saxophone

 


January 24-25, 2014

Buckman Coe

Buckman Coe - vocals, guitar, ukulele; Jon Roper - guitar; Tim Parent - bass, vocals; Adam Parent - drums, vocals


 


November 15-16, 2013

Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton

Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton - guitar, banjo, piano, violin and vocals


 


MAY 31-JUNE 1, 2013

Big Dave McLean

Big Dave McLean - guitar, harmonica, vocals
Jim Guiboche - guitar
Chris Brzezicki - bass
Grant Stovel - drums
 


FEBRUARY 22-23, 2013
amilton
Steve Strongman

Steve Strongman - guitar, vocals
Chris Brzezicki - bass
Jim Berry - drums


NOVEMBER 16-17, 2012

Dawn Tyler Watson and Paul Deslauriers

Dawn Tyler Watson - vocals, guitar
Paul DesLauriers - vocals, guitar

 


JUNE 1-2 , 2012

Graham Guest New Recording "Relief"

Graham Guest - piano, keyboards
Dave Babcock
 - saxophone
Joel Gray - trumpet
Chris Brzezicki - bass

Jeff Lisk - drums


APRIL 13-14, 2012

Donald Ray Johnson

Donald Ray Johnson - vocals
Yuji Ihara - guitar
Ron Casat - organ
Graham Guest - piano, keyboards
Bill Eaglesham - bass
Anders Czarnecki - drums

 


FEBRUARY 3-4, 2012

Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne

Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne - piano, vocals
Yuji Ihara - guitar
Moni Mathew - bass
Theo Brown - drums
Gregory S. Edmunds - saxophone


DECEMBER 2-3, 2011

Chris Whiteley/Diana Braithwaite

Diana Braithwaite - vocals
Chris Whiteley - guitar, harmonica, trumpet, vocals
Doug Organ - piano
Dan Churchill - bass

Dan Skakun - drums


OCTOBER 7-8, 2011

Lisa Otey/Diane Van Deurzen

Lisa Otey - piano, vocals
Diane Van Deurzen - vocals


JUNE 3-4, 2011

Dave Babcock & The Nightkeepers
CD Release

Dave Babcock - saxophone and vocals
Alex Herriot - guitar
Doug Organ - Hammond organ
Jamie Cooper - drums

 


APRIL 8-9, 2011

Harrison Kennedy

Harrison Kennedy - acoustic guitar, octave mandolin, harmonica, vocals
Keith Lindsay - piano, organ
Chris Brzezicki - bass

Grant Stovel - drums

 


FEBRUARY 18-19, 2011

From Los Angeles
Rick Holmstrom Trio

Rick Holmstrom - guitar, vocals
Jeff Turmes - bass, saxophone, guitar, vocals
Stephen Hodges - drums, percussion

 


DECEMBER 10-11, 2010

From Chicago
Shirley Johnson

Shirley Johnson - vocals
Jim Guiboche - guitar
Graham Guest - piano
Chris Brzezicki - bass

Grant Stovel - drums

 


OCTOBER 8-9, 2010

From Toronto
Julian Fauth with Ken Yoshioka

Julian Fauth - piano, vocals
Ken Yoshioka - harmonica

 


JUNE 4-5, 2010

From Chicago
Eddie Vaan Shaw Jr
with the Graham Guest Band

Eddie Vaan Shaw Jr. - guitar, vocals
Graham Guest - piano
Dave Babcock - saxophone
Chris Brzezicki - bass
Grant Stovel - drums


APRIL 2-3, 2010

From Toronto
Carlos del Junco and the Blues Mongrels

Carlos del Junco - harmonica and vocals
Henry Heillig - bass
Eric St. Laurent - guitars
Mark Mariash - drums


DECEMBER 11-12, 2009

From Regina/Edmonton
Jack Semple

with Sandro Dominelli

Jack Semple - guitar and vocals
Sandro Dominelli - drums
Jeff McLeod - organ
Dino Dominelli - saxophone


OCTOBER 2-3, 2009

From Denver
Eddie 'Devilboy' Turner Trio

Eddie Turner - guitar, vocals
Jimmy Trujillo - bass
Tony Black - drums

 


JUNE 5-6, 2009

From Toronto
Chris Whiteley and Diana Braithwaite

Chris Whiteley - guitar, harmonica, trumpet, vocals
Diana Braithwaite - vocals
Doug Organ - keyboards
Dan Churchill - bass
Dan Skakun - drums


DECEMBER 12-13, 2008

From Chicago
Nellie Travis

with Jimmy Guiboche Band

Nellie Travis  - vocals
Jimmy Guiboche - guitar
Graham Guest - piano, keyboards
Dave Bridges - bass

Bill Hobson - drums


OCTOBER 4, 2008

From Francois Lake, B.C.
Rachelle van Zanten

Rachelle van Zanten - acoustic guitar, vocals
Graham Guest - keyboards
Kit Johnson - bass
Sandro Dominelli - drums

 


MAY 16-17, 2008

From Calgary/Edmonton
Donald Ray Johnson
featuring P. J. Perry

Donald Ray Johnson - vocals
P.J. Perry - saxophone
Michael Huston - guitar
Yuji Ihara - guitar
Bill Eaglesham - bass
Anders Czarnecki
 - drums


NOVEMBER 2-3, 2007

From Toronto
Jack de Keyzer Group

Jack de Keyzer - guitar, vocals
Dave Babcock - tenor saxophone
Doug Organ - Hammond B3 organ, piano
Sandro Dominelli - drums

 


JUNE 1-2, 2007

From Edmonton
Mark Sterling

Mark Sterling - acoustic 12 string and steel guitars, harmonica, vocals


APRIL 13-14, 2007

From Chicago
Lurrie Bell

Lurrie Bell - vocals, guitar
Graham Guest -  piano
Yuji Ihara - guitar
Dave Bridges - bass
Jeff Lisk - drums


FEBRUARY 2-3, 2007

From Edmonton/Vancouver/Winnipeg
Kat Danser & Raw Sugar
with special guest Steve Dawson

Kat Danser - vocals, guitar
Steve Dawson - guitar
Graham Guest - piano, organ
Don Benedictson - bass
Chris Nordquist - drums
Sarah Dugas, Andrina Turenne - background vocals


DECEMBER 8-9, 2006

From Edmonton/Toronto
Graham Guest/Raoul Bhaneja

Graham Guest - vocals, piano, organ
Raoul Bhaneja - vocals, harmonica, guitar
Clayton Sample - guitar

Chris Brzezicki - bass
Jeff Lisk - drums


SEPTEMBER 29-30, 2006

From Chicago
Deitra Farr
with Jim Guiboche Band

Deitra Farr - vocals
Jim Guiboche - guitar
Graham Guest - piano
Dave Babcock - sax
Dave Bridges - bass

Jim Berry - drums


JUNE 2-3. 2006

From Houston, Texas
Texas Johnny Brown

Texas Johnny Brown - guitar, vocals
Graham Guest - piano, organ, vocals
Dave Babcock - saxophone
Joel Gray - trumpet
Chris Brzezicki - bass
Jeff Lisk - drums


MARCH 24-25. 2006

From Austin, Texas
Gary Clark, Jr.

Gary Clark, Jr. - guitar and vocals
Ron Rault - bass
Kenny Chalmers - drums

 


FEBRUARY 3-4, 2006

From Los Angeles
Rick Holmstrom Trio
with opening act: Lionel Rault

Rick Holmstrom - guitar
Chris Brzezicki - bass
Steve Mugalian - drums


DECEMBER 2-3, 2005

From Kingston/Calgary
Georgette Fry
with special guest Tim Williams

Georgette Fry - guitar, vocals
Tim Williams -
guitar, vocals
Graham Guest - piano
Ken Hoffman - sax
Chris Brzezicki - bass
Jeff Lisk - drums


OCTOBER 7-8, 2005

From Green Bay
Billy Flynn

Billy Flynn - guitar
Graham Guest - piano
Chris Brzezcki - bass
Jeff Lisk - drums


JUNE 3-4, 2005

From Fort Worth, Texas
Cornell Dupree

Cornell Dupree - guitar
Bernie Senensky - piano, organ
P.J. Perry - sax
Mike Lent - bass
Joel Haynes - drums


APRIL 15-16, 2005

Eddie Taylor Jr.

Eddie Taylor Jr. - vocals, guitar
Jim Guiboche - guitar
Dave 'Crawdad' Cantera - harmonica
Chris Brzezicki - bass
Jeff Lisk - drums


 


FEBRUARY 4-5, 2005

Carol Fran

Carol Fran - vocals, piano
Graham Guest - piano, vocals
Jim Guiboche - guitar
Chris Brzezicki - bass
Jeff Lisk - drums
Don Berner - saxophone


DECEMBER 3-4, 2004

Harmonica Shah and Howard Glazer

Harmonica Shah - harmonica
Howard Glazer - guitar
Rich Stenson
 - bass
Jeff Lisk - drums


OCTOBER 8-9, 2004

Joe Beard

Joe Beard - guitar, vocals
Graham Guest - piano
Jim Guiboche - guitar
Dave 'Crawdad' Cantera - harmonica
Chris Brzezicki - bass
Jeff Lisk - drums


JUNE 4-5, 2004

From Houston, Texas
Texas Johnny Brown

Texas Johnny Brown - guitar, vocals
Graham Guest - piano, organ, vocals
Dave Babcock - saxophone
Don Berner - saxophone
Chris Brzezicki - bass
Jeff Lisk - drums


MARCH 11-12-13, 2004

From Texas
Ruthie Foster & Cyd Cassone

Ruthie Foster - vocals, guitar
Cyd Cassone - percussion, vocals


JANUARY 16-17, 2004

Toni Lynn Washington
with Bruce Bears and Lionel Rault Band

Toni Lynn Washington - vocals
Bruce Bears - keyboards
Lionel Rault - guitar
Ken Hoffman - saxophone
Bob Tildesley - trumpet
Ron Rault - bass
Grant Stovel - drums

 


DECEMBER 5-6, 2003

John Primer
with Rusty Reed Band

John Primer - guitar, vocals
Rusty Reed - harmonica
Gary Bowman - piano
Ron Rault - bass
Scott Anderson - drums

 


OCTOBER 3-4, 2003

From Montreal
Dawn Tyler Watson

Dawn Tyler Watson - vocals
Dave Babcock - saxophone
Darcy Phillips - keyboards
Greg Smyth - guitar
Mike Lent - bass
Sandro Dominelli - drums


JUNE 6-7, 2003

From Texas
Ruthie Foster & Cyd Cassone

Ruthie Foster - vocals, guitar
Cyd Cassone - percussion

 


MARCH 14-15, 2003

From Chicago
D.C. Bellamy

D.C. Bellamy - vocals, guitar
Jim Guiboche - guitar
Dave 'Crawdad' Cantera - harmonica
Dave Bridges - bass
Grant Stovel - drums

 


JANUARY 17-18, 2003

From Clarksdale, Mississippi
James 'Super Chikan' Johnson

James 'Super Chikan' Johnson - vocals, guitar
Graham Guest - piano
Jim Guiboche - guitar
Jeff Smook - bass
Grant Stovel - drums

 


DECEMBER 6-7, 2002

From Montreal
Dawn Tyler Watson

Dawn Tyler Watson - vocals
Dave Babcock - saxophone
Darcy Phillips - keyboards
Greg Smyth - guitar
Jeff Smook - bass
Sandro Dominelli - drums

 


OCTOBER 4-5, 2002

From Chicago
Jody Williams

Jody Williams - guitar and vocals
Dave Babcock - tenor sax
Ken Hoffman - baritone sax
Graham Guest - piano
- guitar
Jeff Smook - bass
Grant Stovel - drums

 


JUNE 7-8, 2002

From New Orleans
Eddie Bo

Eddie Bo - piano, vocals
Bob Tildesley - trumpet
Dave Babcock - saxophone
G
Greg Smyth - guitar
Derek Stemel - bass
Bill Hobson - drums


MAY 10-11, 2002

Jackie Payne / Steve Edmonson

Jackie Payne – vocals
Steve Edmonson - guitar
Bob Tildesley - trumpet
Kent Sangster - saxophone
Graham Guest - piano
Dave Bridges - bass
Scott Anderson - drums


MARCH 1-2, 2002

From Tuscon, Arizona
Lisa Otey

Lisa Otey - vocals
Dave Babcock
- sax
Rusty Reed
- harmonica
Tony Michael
- fiddle
Jeff Smook
- bass
Scott Anderson
- drums


January 18-19 , 2002

From Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Larry Garner

Graham Guest - piano and organ
Jim Guiboche - guitar
Dave 'Crawdad' Cantera - harmonica
Dave Bridges - bass
Grant Stovel - drums

 


DECEMBER 7 - 8, 2001

Johnny & Destini Rawls

Dave Babcock - tenor sax 
Ken Hoffman - baritone sax
Dave Bridges - bass
Cory Papirny - drums

 


NOVEMBER 9-10, 2001

George 'Mojo' Buford
with Harpdog Brown, Dave 'Crawdad' Cantera, Scott McCrady

Graham Guest - piano and organ
Jim Guiboche - guitar
Dave Bridges - bass
Grant Stovel - drums

 


OCTOBER 19-20, 2001

Ann Rabson

Graham Guest - piano and organ
Jim Guiboche - guitar
Dave 'Crawdad' Cantera - harmonica
Dave Bridges - bass
Grant Stovel - drums

 


JUNE 8-9, 2001

Jimmy 'T99' Nelson

Jimmy 'T99' Nelson - vocals
Brent Parkin
- guitar
Ron Casat - piano, organ
dave Bridges  - bass
Grant Stovel - drums

 

 


MAY 19, 2001

From Calgary
Ellen McIlwaine Trio

Ellen McIlwaine - guitar, vocals
Kit Johnson - bass
Robbin Harris - drums

 


MAY 12, 2001

From Edmonton
Lester Quitzau

Lester Quitzau - guitar, vocals
Greg Johnston - bass
Christine Hanson - cello

 


APRIL 27-28, 2001

Eddie C. Campbell

Eddie C. Campbell - vocals
Graham Guest - piano and organ
Jim Guiboche - guitar
Dave 'Crawdad' Cantera - harmonica
Dave Bridges - bass
Grant Stovel - drums


APRIL 21, 2001

From Calgary
Karl Roth

Karl Roth - violin and vocals
Dave Hamilton
- guitar
Craig McCaul
- guitar


MARCH 2-3, 2001

From Tuscon, Arizona
Lisa Otey

Lisa Otey - vocals
Dave Babcock
- sax
Rusty Reed
- harmonica
Calvin Vollrath
- violin
Derek Stremel
- bass
Lyle Molzan
- drums


JANUARY 19-20, 2001

Rockin' Johnny

Rockin' Johnny - guitar, vocals
Graham Guest - piano and organ
Jim Guiboche - guitar
Dave 'Crawdad' Cantera - harmonica
Dave Bridges - bass
Grant Stovel - drums


DECEMBER 1-2, 2000

From Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Larry Garner

Larry Garner - guitar, vocals
Graham Guest - piano and organ
Jim Guiboche - guitar
Dave 'Crawdad' Cantera - harmonica
Dave Bridges - bass
Grant Stovel - drums


NOVEMBER 3-4, 2000

From Chicago
Jimmy D. Lane

Jimmy D. Lane - guitar
Dave Bridges
- bass
Grant Stovel
- drums


SEPTEMBER 29 & 30, 2000

From Los Angeles
Finis Tasby

Finis Tasby - vocals
Jan Garfinkle - keyboards
Dave Babcock - tenor sax
J.C. Jones - trombone
Alex Herriot - guitar
Jeff Smook - bass
Scott Anderson - drums


JUNE 24, 2000

From Edmonton
Lester Quitzau Trio

Lester Quitzau - guitar, vocals
Greg Johnston - bass
Lyle Molzan - drums


JUNE 9-10, 2000

From Rochester, New York
Joe Beard

Joe Beard - guitar, vocals
Graham Guest  - piano
Jim Guiboche  - guitar
Dave Bridges  - bass
Grant Stovel  - drums


APRIL 28-29, 2000

From St. Louis
Big Clara McDaniel

Big Clara McDaniel - vocals
Graham Guest  - piano
Jim Guiboche  - guitar
Dave Bridges  - bass
Grant Stovel  - drums


MARCH 24, 2000

From Calgary
Ellen McIlwaine

Ellen McIlwaine - guitar, vocals


MARCH 3-4, 2000

From Crowley, Louisiana
Lazy Lester

Lazy Lester - guitar, vocals
Graham Guest - piano, organ
Jim Gibouche - guitar
Dave Bridges
 - bass
Grant Stovel - drums


JANUARY 21-22, 2000

From Chicago
Jimmy Burns

Jimmy Burns - guitar, vocals
Graham Guest - piano, organ
Jim Gibouche - guitar
Dave Bridges
 - bass
Grant Stovel - drums


DECEMBER 3-4, 1999

From Boulder, Colorado
Otis Taylor
with Lester Quitzau & Kenny Passarelli

Otis Taylor – Vocals, Guitar, Electric mandolin
Lester Quitzau
– Guitar
Kenny Passarelli
- Bass



NOVEMBER 12-13, 1999

From Sydney/Vancouver/Germany
Boogie-Woogie Piano Fest

with Michael Kaeshammer, Willie MacCalder, Kenny Wayne, Vince Weber

 


SEPTEMBER 24-25, 1999

Billy Boy Arnold
with Brent Parkin and the Stingers

Billy Boy Arnold - guitar, vocals, harmonica
Brent Parkin
- guitar
Graham Guest - piano, organ
Fred LaRose
 - bass
Grant Stovel - drums


JUNE 11-12, 1999

From Chicago
Byther Smith
with Graham Guest Band

Byther Smith - guitar, vocals
Graham Guest - piano, organ
Jim Gibouche - guitar
Fred LaRose
 - bass
Grant Stovel - drums


MAY 8, 1999

Mark Sterling

Mark Sterling - vocals, guitar
Gordie Matthews
- guitar
Farley Scott - bass


MARCH 27, 1999

From Sydney
Michael Kaeshammer

Michael Kaeshammer - piano
Tim Stacy - bass
Damian Graham - drums


Otis Taylor

JANUARY 22-23, 1999

From Boulder, Colorado
Otis Taylor
with Lester Quitzau

Otis Taylor - vocals, guitar, electric mandolin
Lester Quitzau
- guitar

Farley Scott - bass
Lyle Molzan - drums

 


DECEMBER 4-5, 1998

From Chicago
Shirley Johnson
with Roger Stanley Band 

Shirley Johnson - vocals
Roger Stanley - guitar
Graham Guest - piano, organ
Fred LaRose
 - bass
Grant Stovel - drums


OCTOBER 16, 1998

Tim Williams / Paul Geremia


OCTOBER 9-10, 1998

From Edmonton
Lester Quitzau Band

Lester Quitzau - vocals, guitars, harmonica, kalimba
Brett Miles - saxophone, keyboard, percussion, vocals
Farley Scott - bass
Andy Graffiti - drums


APRIL 17-18, 1998

Faye Carol / Kito Gamble

Faye Carol - vocals
Kito Gamble - piano, vocals
Paul Shihadeh - bass
Sandro Dominelli - drums


MARCH 6-7, 1998

Dave 'Snaker' Ray

Dave 'Snaker' Ray - guitar, vocals


FEBRUARY 6, 1998

From Edmonton/Calgary
Lester Quitzau /Tim Williams


DECEMBER 5-6. 1997

From Chicago
'Little Smokey' Smothers
with Roger Stanley Band

'Little Smokey' Smothers - guitar, vocals

 



OCTOBER 26, 1997

From Cincinnati/Sydney/Vancouver
Boogie-Woogie Piano Fest

with Big Joe Duskin, Michael Kaeshammer, Willie MacCalder, Kenny Wayne


OCTOBER 24-25, 1997

From Chicago
Maurice John Vaughn

Maurice John Vaughan - guitar, saxophone

 


SEPTEMBER 19-20, 1997

From Fort Worth, Texas
U.P. Wilson
with Roger Stanley Band

U.P. Wilson - guitar, vocals
Roger Stanley - guitar
Fred LaRose - bass
Grant Stovel - drums

 


MAY 23-24, 2997

From Chicago
Eddie Shaw and the Wolf Gang

Eddie Shaw -vocals, saxophones, harmonica
Vaan Shaw - guitar
Lafayette 'Shorty' Gilbert - bass
Timothy Taylor - drums


APRIL 4-5, 1997

From Chicago
Catfish Keith

Catfish Keith - guitar, vocals


MARCH 13, 1997

From Chicago
Chicago Rhythm and Blues Kings

Billy McGregor -vocals
Terry Ogolini - saxophones
Don Tenuto - trumpet
Dave Mick - guitar
Bob Halaj - bass
Lou Palmer - drums


FEBRUARY 14-15, 1997

From Vancouver
Kenny Wayne

Kenny Wayne - piano
Roger Stanley - guitar
Marvin Yakowichyn - saxophone
Rob Vause - bass
Dwayne Hrynkiw - drums


JANUARY 17-18, 1997

From Edmonton
Lester Quitzau

Lester Quitzau - vocals, guitar
Brett Miles - saxophone
Rob Vause - bass
Dwayne Hrynkiw - percussion
Andy Graffiti - drums


NOVEMBER 22-23, 1996

Doug MacLeod

Doug MacLeod - guitar, vocals


OCTOBER 18-19, 1996

From Los Angeles
King Ernest
with Roger Stanley Band

King Ernest - vocals, guitar
Roger Stanley - guitar
Graham Guest - piano, organ
John Gray - bass
Rocky Wiseman/Grant Stovel - drums


OCTOBER 14, 1989

Three Times The Blues

Larry Lever
Roger Stanley
Dave 'Crawdad' Cantera
Peter Hohn
John Oldham

 


November 30-December 3, 1988

Phillip Walker Blues Band


MARCH 23-26, 1988

Big Miller and the Blues Machine


DECEMBER 1-5, 1987

Ab Locke Blues Band


JUNE 10-14, 1986

Valerie Wellington Blues Band



AUGUST 16, 1983

Albert Collins


September 4, 1982

Clearance 'Gatemouth' Brown


August 16, 1982

Koko Taylor Blues Band


August 16, 1982

Son Seals Blues Band


AUGUST 18 , 1980

Eddie 'Cleanhead' Vinson/Big Miller/Buddy Tate


NOVEMBER 9, 1976

Roosevelt Sykes

Roosevelt Sykes- piano


AUGUST 25 , 1974

Big Joe Turner

Big Joe Turner - vocals
Big Miller - vocals