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The Yardbird Suite

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11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
780 432 0428 yardbirdsuite.com

September 2019

A Suite Serenade: The Inagural Fundraising Gala for the Edmonton Jazz Society

September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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$110.00 – $400.00

The Inaugural Yardbird Suite Gala, "A Suite Serenade" takes us back to our roots while raising funds to support the 2019/20 season.

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Luca Nostro Quintet

September 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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Luca Nostro is a guitar player and composer from Rome who is very active both in jazz and contemporary classical music. He will be backed by four outstanding musicians from Montreal.

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Benny Sharoni Quartet

September 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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Benny Sharoni wowed Yardbird Suite patrons with his energetic mainstream jazz style when he appeared here for the first time in the fall of 2017.

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The Leonard Patterson Group

September 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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$5.00 – $10.00

The Leonard Patterson Group draws wide inspiration: from the highly rhythmic improvisational style of modern jazz groups, to the lush textural approach of American folk, to the soundscape of the grasslands.

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Brett Hansen presents…Pat Metheny‘s 65th Birthday

September 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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$12.00 – $16.00

In honour of the 65th birthday of legendary guitarist and modern jazz trailblazer, Pat Metheny, Brett Hansen has curated a tribute to Metheny’s eclectic and illustrious career.

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Larry Fuller Trio

September 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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Based in New York City, Larry Fuller is an internationally acclaimed jazz pianist, band leader and clinician known to "swing like a beast!"

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SAM KIRMAYER TRIO featuring BEN PATERSON

September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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Guitarist and composer Sam Kirmayer is touring in support of his sophomore album “High and Low” on Cellar Live.

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October 2019

Sahil Chugh trio

October 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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$5.00 – $10.00

The Sahil Chugh Trio is a high energy contemporary jazz trio from Edmonton, Alberta.

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Mike Ledonne & The Groover Quartet

October 4 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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Equally formidable on the piano and the Hammond B3 organ, Mike LeDonne made his reputation in the 1990s as an ace accompanist touring and recording with jazz legends such as Milt Jackson, Sonny Rollins, Bobby Hutcherson, and Benny Golson.

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Wayne Horvitz Trio “The Snowghost Sessions” with special guest Sara Schoenbeck

October 5 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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Composer and pianist Wayne Horvitz continues touring in support of his new CD “The Snowghost Sessions” on Songlines Records.

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Eric Weiden: Mainstem, The Music of Oliver Nelson

October 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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$5.00 – $10.00

Trumpeter Eric Weiden performs across western Canada leading small groups as well as performing with various big bands.

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The Yardbird Suite All-Stars Celebrate Art Blakey’s 100th Birthday

October 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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To celebrate what would have been Art Blakey’s 100th birthday, the Yardbird Suite All-Stars under the direction of Craig Brenan will present an evening of music associated with Blakey.

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AMOS HOFFMAN & NOAM LEMISH QUARTET

October 12 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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The Amos Hoffman & Noam Lemish Quartet offers an inspired blend of jazz and Jewish folk melodies.

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Kent Shores Group

October 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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$5.00 – $10.00

Edmonton native and University of North Texas alum, Kent Shores combines traditional jazz with influences of rock, fusion, and world music elements.

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DEVIN GRAY TRIO

October 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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New York drummer and composer Devin Gray is on a mission to share his unique musical language.

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Anton Schwartz Quartet

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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Saxophonist Anton Schwartz has earned a name for his big tone and his smart and soulful compositions and improvisations.

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EXECUTIVE SOUNDS QUARTET

October 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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$5.00 – $10.00

EXECUTIVE SOUNDS QUARTET is a creative ensemble that brings a broad spectrum of jazz styles and interactive improvisation.

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DREAMSTRUCK featuring JOE FONDA, MARILYN CRISPELL AND HARVEY SORGEN

October 25 @ 8:00 pm - November 24 @ 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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After many years of playing together in various combinations, bassist Joe Fonda, pianist Marilyn Crispell and drummer Harvey Sorgen have formed a new trio, Dreamstruck.

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KOLLAGE featuring ALEXIS BARO

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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Kollage is Canada’s premiere hard bop band.

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Kitehouse

October 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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$5.00 – $10.00

Kitehouse is an Edmonton based trio that aims to create, perform, and explore the evocative music of bandleader Stefan Kijek.

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November 2019

Mallory Chipman & The Mystics

November 5 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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$5.00 – $10.00

Mallory Chipman & the Mystics is the latest brainchild of Edmonton vocalist/composer, Mallory Chipman.

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Jamie Cooper

November 12 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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$5.00 – $10.00

Jamie started his professional music career in the Canadian Armed forces in 1998. For nearly 18 years, he was a member of The Royal Canadian Artillery Band based in Edmonton.

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Andrew Glover Quartet

November 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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$5.00 – $10.00
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Sean Croal Group

November 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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$5.00 – $10.00

Bassist and bandleader Sean Croal plays the Yardbird Suite! With an international background spanning from Qatar to Helsinki.

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December 2019

Audrey Ochoa Quartet

December 3 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2M2 Canada
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$5.00 – $10.00
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