Yardbird Suite co-presentations with the Edmonton International Film Festival

OCTOBER 6, 2005
Ladies and Gentlemen... Mr. Leonard Cohen
1965 Canada, 44 min. Directed by Don Owen & Donald Brittain

Live poetry and music to follow the movie:
Dean McKenzie with TIN Naked Band

Dean McKenzie - spoken word/poetry
Thom Golub - bass
Lane Arndt - guitar
Dave Hoyle - sax
Eric Weiden - trumpet

OCTOBER 17, 2004
Jimmy Scott: If You Only Knew
2002 USA, 77 min., shot and directed by Matthew Buzzell, produced by Brian Gerber, Matthew Buzzell

Live music after the movie:
Actual Jazz

Bill Richards - piano
Blake Kinley- saxophone
Geof Davison - bass
Guillermo Valle - drums

MARCH 9, 2003
Strange Fruit
2002 USA, 57 min. Directed by Joel Katz
Includes performances and/or interviews with: Billie Holiday, Abbey Lincoln, Pete Seeger, Don Byron, Cassandra Wilson, and others

Live music after the movie:
Melody Diachun

Melody Diachun - vocals 
Doug Stephenson - bass
Wayne Feschuk - piano
Sandro Dominelli - drums

APRIL 8, 2000
Louis Prima: The Wildest!
1999 USA, 90 min. Directed by Don McGlynn

Live music after the movie:
Harley Symington Quintet

Harley Symington - guitar, vocals
Bob Tildesley - trumpet 
Chris Andrew - piano
Mike Lent - bass
Lyle Molzan - drums

APRIL 7, 2000
The Genius of Lenny Breau
1999 Canada, 120 min. Directed by Emily Hughes

Features interviews with Chet Atkins, Ted Greene, Pat Metheny, George Benson, Randy Bachman, and many more.

Live music after the movie:
Bobby Cairns Quartet

FEBRUARY 25, 1999
Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog

1998 USA, 78 min. Directed by Don McGlynn

Live music after the movie:
Sandro Dominelli Quartet

Kent Sangster - saxophones 
Jim Head - guitar
Mike Lent - bass
Sandro Dominelli - drums