- This event has passed.
Yardbird Suite Virtual Series – Wyatt LaPrairie
July 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wyatt LaPrairie, Drums
Wyatt LaPrairie is a session drummer based out of Edmonton, Alberta. Primarily studying improvisation within jazz music, LaPrairie continues to explore all aspects of the history, tradition and language of the music he loves to play. LaPrairie has a degree in contemporary pop and jazz music. He has studied with Tommi Rautiainen at Metropolia University in Helsinki, and Dan skakun at Macewan. LaPrairie has workshopped with Nate Wood, and Ari hoenig at Clinics in both Europe and Canada. LaPrairie has recorded and released a cross-continental collaborational free-jazz album with Vesa Lehko and Markku Toikkanen released of First Art Records in Finland. LaPrairie continues to perform in several bands within the Edmonton music scene. You can catch him playing with Chick chameleon, Stretch, Carl glacier, The Wyatt LaPrairie quintet, and the Mischief quintet.
In the spirit of our incredible collective effort to flatten the curve, your Yardbird Suite, Edmonton’s premiere jazz venue since 1957, is presenting a series of live online performances for the Yardbird Suite Virtual Series.
We broadcast live from the Yardbird Suite. There are no audiences other than the performers and audio technician who are physically distant, do not share the same equipment, nor come into contact with each other. Every effort has been made to comply with AHS safety guidelines.
Curated by Edmonton musician Stephanie Urquhart, the all-Edmonton lineup features a variety of solos, duets, and instruments. Performances will run Fridays & Saturdays 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
If you missed some of broadcasts, or want to watch again, please visit our Youtube page.
The Yardbird Suite Virtual Series is made possible due to the generous support of the Edmonton Arts Council and the Edmonton Community Foundation.