Edmonton Jazz Society/Yardbird Suite Past Performers
Please note: this list is continually being updated and does not yet include many performers who were presented by the Edmonton Jazz Society in the 1970's, 1980's and 1990's.

Click on performer name to see concert dates.


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C-E

E-H

H-M

M-P

P-S

S-Z

13 Ways
Eivind Aarset
Rez Abbasi
Simeon Abbott
John Abercrombie
A/B Trio
Actual Jazz Quartet
Pepper Adams
Jason Adasiewicz
Nat Adderley
A.D.D. Trio
Michael Adkins
Kiran Ahluwalia
Alberta Jazz Repertory Orchestra
Akiyoshi/Tabackin BB
Toshiko Akiyoshi
Alberta Jazz Ensemble
Ken Aldcroft
Ralph Alessi
Eric Alexander
Alive!
Lina Allemano
Harry Allen
JD Allen
Mike Allen
Ben Allison
Karrin Allyson
Barry Altschul
Scott Amendola
Steve Amirault
Arild Andersen
Ernestine Anderson
Ray Anderson
Chris Andrew
Peter Appleyard
Steve Arguelles
Lane Arndt
Aros
Lynne Arriale
Beth Arrison
Art Ensemble Of Chicago
Roy Assaf
Marc Atkinson
Atomic
Allison Au
Charlie Austin
Available Jelly
B3 Kings
Ab Baars
Dave Babcock
Randy Bachman
Dmitry Baevsky
Derek Bailey
Chet Baker
Billy Bang
Tommy Banks
Alexis Baro
Joey Baron
Bruce Barth
Gary Bartz
Michael Bates
Jean Beaudet
Marc Beaudin
Anna Beaumont
Bechet-Legacy
Peter Belec
Benghazi Saxophone Quartet
Han Bennink
Bob Berg
Gilles Bernard
Don Berner
Doug Berner
Tim Berne
Gene Bertoncini
Andy Bey
Laila Biali
Ed Bickert
Big Idea
David Binney
Jim Black
Mira Black
Wil Blades
Samuel Blais
David Blake
Michael Blake
Seamus Blake
Art Blakey
Terence Blanchard
Samuel Blaser
Carla Bley
George Blondheim
Remi Bolduc
Bomba
Joanna Borromeo
Francois Bourassa
Lévy Bourbonnais
Gail Bowen
Ralph Bowen
Don Bradshaw
David Braid
Anthony Braxton
Randy Brecker
Brenan Brothers Band
Craig Brenan
Jim Brenan
Kyle Brenders
Willem Breuker
Breveheart
Peter Brötzmann
Andy Brown
Jeri Brown
Ali Brownman
Ray Brown
Brian Buchanan
Glenn Buhr
Joost Buis
Jane Bunnett
Gary Burton
Ralf Buschmeyer
John Butcher
Don Byron
Bobby Cairns

Fraser Calhoun
Hadley Caliman
Canadian Hot Stars
Petr Cancura
Harley Card
Vivianne Cardinal
Carn-Allemano Quintet
William Carn
Alain Caron
Francois Carrier
Carsick Duo
James Carson
Betty Carter
Pierre Cartier
Celsius Quartet
Amy Cervini
Ernesto Cervini
Eugene Chadbourne
Chamber Graffiti
Ken Chaney
Thomas Chapin
Nuela Charles
Chelsea Bridge
Don Cherry
May Cheung
Morgan Childs
Mallory Chipman
Pete Christlieb
Dawn Chubái
Cindy Church
James Clarke
Terry Clarke
Claudia Quintet
Gerald Clayton
Jay Clayton
Dawn Clement
CO2 North
Codona
Ornette Coleman
Steve Coleman
Richie Cole
Concord Super Band
Conference Call
Carla Cook
Cookers Quintet
Bill Coon
Chick Corea
Alexandre Côté
Stanley Cowell
Paul Cram
Laura Crema
Stuart Crosley
Eliana Cuevas
Fernanda Cunha
Andrew Cyrille
Jeari Czapla
Franco D'Andrea
DADs Trio
Sienna Dahlen
Ori Dakari
James Danderfer
Palle Daniellson
Dee Daniels
Dapp Theory
Michael Davidson
Ryan Davidson
Tara Davidson
Dan Davis
Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davis
Kris Davis
Steve Davis
Alex Dean
Kevin Dean
Blossom Dearie
Joey DeFrancesco
Jack DeJohnette
Mark DeJong
Benoît Delbecq
Tobias Delius
Barbara Dennerlein
Lorraine Desmarais
Rubim de Toledo
Melody Diachun
Loek Dikker
Brandi Disterheft
Dixieland Express
Eldar Djangirov
DMB Quintet
Dino Dominelli
Sandro Dominelli
Barbara Donald
Michel Donato
Chris Donnelly
Dianne Donovan
Christy Doran
Ellen Doty
Double Duo
Dave Douglas
Andrew Downing
Wrey Downs
Chet Doxas
Jim Doxas
Hamid Drake
Mark Dresser
Paquito D'Rivera
Drumheller
Jerrold Dubyk
Dupont T
Phil Dwyer
East Van Strings
Edmonton Big Band
Edmonton Jazz Collective
Marty Ehrlich
Mats Eilertsen
Edmonton Jazz Orchestra
Kevin Elaschuk
Dave Ellis
Herb Ellis
Lisle Ellis
Barry Elmes
Bill Emes
Equinox
Weimar Escobar
e.s.t.

Oran Etkin
Efa Etoroma
Robin Eubanks
European Jazz Quartet
Bill Evans
Kellylee Evans
Jane Fair
Bernard Falaise
Art Farmer
Joe Farrell
Nir Felder
Fern
Wayne Feschuk
Adam Fielding
Fieldtrip
Amina Figarova
Cheryl Fisher
Simon Fisk
Fleurine
Food
Michael Formanek
Anat Fort
Sonny Fortune
Al Foster
Tom Foster
Curtis Fowlkes
Hugh Fraser
Nick Fraser
Eric Friedenberg
Erik Friedlander
David Friesen
Fringe
Bill Frisell
Satoko Fujii
Full Blast
Curtis Fuller
Tia Fuller
Champian Fulton
The Fusionauts
Chris Gale
Rosemary Galloway
Hal Galper
Ganelin Trio Priority
Jan Garbarek
Amos Garrett
George Garzone
James Gelfand
Bill George
Stan Getz
Dizzy Gillespie
Mike Gillespie
Tania Gill
Tom Gilroy
Frode Gjerstad
Robert Glasper
Andrew Glover
GMCC Outreach Big Band
Thom Golub
goo!
Alex Goodman
Mick Goodrick
Dexter Gordon
Joel Gray
John Gray
Gordon Grdina
Benny Green
Michelle Gregoire
Johnny Griffin
Johnny Griffith
David Grisman
Maciej Grzywacz
Jaclyn Guillou
Tom Guralnick
Uri Gurvich
Gary Guthman
Iro Haarla
Charlie Haden
Tim Hagans
Bobby Hales
Jim Hall
Glen Halls
Tigran Hamasyan
Kate Hammet-Vaughan
John Handy
Roland Hanna
Brett Hansen
Billy Harper
Billy Hart
Lorca Hart
Bartha Hartman
Knut Haugsoen
Joel Haynes
Roy Haynes
Jim Head
Heath Brothers
Jimmy Heath
Percy Heath
Gerry Hébert
Hecubus Trio
Hellbent
Joe Henderson
Jeff Hendrick
Michael Herring
Mike Herriott
Fred Hersh
Billy Higgins
Nathan Hiltz
Derrick Hodge
Florian Hoefner
Ari Hoenig
Ken Hoffman
Holly Hofmann
Dave Holland
Holophonor
Steve Holt
Tyler Hornby
Paul Horn
Wayne Horvitz
Hot Club Edmonton
Francois Houle
Owen Howard
Freddie Hubbard
Steve Hudson
Brian Hughes

Charlie Hunter
Bobby Hutcherson
Hutchinson Andrew Trio
Susi Hyldgaard
ICP Orchestra
Inhabitants
International Polish Jazz Group
D.D. Jackson
Javon Jackson
Milt Jackson
Etta James
Bill Jamieson
Jan Jarczyk
Al Jarreau
Keith Jarrett
Jazz Messengers
Jazz Passengers
Jazz Band Ball Orchestra
Jefferson-Grant Quintet
Christine Jensen
Ingrid Jensen
Oliver Jones
Alphonso Johnson
Bert Johnson
Jeff Johnson
J.J. Johnson
Marc Johnson
Clark Johnston
Jeff Johnston
Elvin Jones
Willie Jones III
Shelley Jones
Clifford Jordan
Sheila Jordan
Theo Jorgensmann
Junction
Michael Kaeshammer
Beat Kaestli
KaMoSc Trio
Eyvind Kang
Tara Kannangara
kaufmann-gratkowski-de joode
Paul Keeling
Assaf Kehati
Grace Kelly
Barney Kessel
Aaron Keyes
Franklin Kiermyer
Stefan Kijek
Billy Kilson
Jeff King
Nancy King
Tom King
Kirby, Greene, Colligan & Davis Jazz Quartet
Steve Kirby
Omer Klein
Peter Knight
Jacek Kochan
Koch-Schutz-Studer
KØgging
George Koller
Lee Konitz
Diana Krall
Steve Kuhn
Joe La Barbera
Pat La Barbera
Katia & Marielle Labeque
Benny Lackner
Steve Lacy
Oliver Lake
Jake Langley
Last Seen Headed
Melissa Lauren
Azar Lawrence
Le Dixieband
Paul Ledding
Mike LeDonne
Pui Ming Lee
Ranee Lee
Rollanda Lee
Mo Lefever
Peter Leitch
Piotr Lema
ńczyk
Mike Lent
Marilyn Lerner
André Leroux
Les Projectionnistes
Yves Leveille
Victor Lewis
Dave Liebman
L'ile Bizzare
Jeanette Linstrom
Fern Lindzon
Charles Lloyd
Lorne Lofsky
L'Orkestre des Pas Perdus
Lost Tribe
Joe Lovano
Frank Lozano
Mathias Lupri
Rene Lussier
Harold Mabern
Curtis Macdonald
Earl MacDonald
Kirk MacDonald
Lorna MacLachlan
Mad Satie Trio
Joe Magnarelli
Zen Magus
Brent Mah
Julie Mahendran
Marty Majorowicz
Adam Makowicz
Tony Malaby
Russell Malone
Manic Thematic Trio
Peter Manley
Jacam Manricks
Maraca
Charlie Mariano
René Marie

Thomas Marriott
Jason Marsalis
Wynton Marsalis
Masqualero
Franca Masu
Cara Matthew
Jon Mayer
Lyle Mays
Christian McBride
Paul McCandless
Donny McCaslin
Jon McCaslin
Jeremiah McDade
George McFetridge
Bernie McGann
Josh McHan
John McLaughlin
Cindy McLeod
Dean McNeill
Jay McShann
Medeski Martin Wood
Brad Mehldau
Melba Apartment Quartet
Myra Melford
MEM3
Merlin Factor
Metalwood
Pat Metheny
Hendrik Meurkens
Darryl Meyer
Malik Mezzadri
Brett Miles
Clarence 'Big' Miller
Joel Miller
Mulgrew Miller
Andy Milne
Sharon Minemoto
Mingus Dynasty Band
Nicole Mitchell
Roscoe Mitchell
Mobius Quartet
Modo Trio
Ben Monder
Jemeel Moondoc
Eddie Moore
Glen Moore
Ralph Moore
Airto Moreira
Mike Morrisseau
Francois Moutin
George Mraz
Al Muirhead
Torsten Müller
Mike Murley
Mark Murphy
David Murray
Michael Musillami
Myriad3
Quinsin Nachoff
Nana
Alon Nechushtan
New Delta Akhri
Randy Newman
Matt Newton
Next Day Hill
Bruce Nielsen
Pascal Niggenkemper
Phil Nimmons
New Jungle Orchestra
Pierre Dorge
Mike Nock
NOJO
Fredrik Nordstrom
Nova Quartet
Curtis Nowosad
Adam Nussbaum
nuSteps
David Occhipinti
Michael Occhipinti
Roberto Occhipinti
Audrey Ochoa
October Trio
John O'Gallagher
Okto Echo
Darek 'Oles' Oleszkiewicz
Ryan Oliver
Orange Then Blue
Oregon
Doug Organ
Elsie Osborne
Out of the Blue
Makoto Ozone
Pacific Salt
Tilo Paiz
Alex Pangman
Diana Panton
David Parker
Evan Parker
Kim Parker
Teri Parker
William Parker
Aaron Parks
Gretchen Parlato
Joe Pass
Jaco Pastorius
Roy Patterson
Mario Pavone
Gary Peacock
Dave Peck
Clarence Penn
Peripheral Vision
P.J. Perry
Peters Drury Trio
Andréa Petrity
Michel Petrucciani
Misha Piatigorsky
Jean-Michel Pilc
Jim Pinchin
Courtney Pine
Alberto Pinton
Karin Plato
Paul Plimley
Jean-Luc Ponty
Chris Potter

Pram Trio
Prasanna
Jeff Presslaff
Bobby Previte
Keith Price
Julian Priester
Primal Orbit
Bernard Primeau
Bill Prouten
Jodi Proznick
Pugs And Crows
Quantum
Lester Quitzau
Rabnett 5
Joshua Rager
Min Rager
Claude Ranger
Andrew Rathbun
Dewey Redman
Joshua Redman
Reflexionen
Rufus Reid
Steve Reid
Reis-Demuth-Wiltgen
Dave Restivo
Jamie Reynolds
Bill Richards
Paul Richey
Doug Riley
Chandelle Rimmer
River City Big Band
Sam Rivers
Max Roach
Maxwell Roach
George Robert
Bryn Roberts
Red Rodney
Vanessa Rodrigues
Sonny Rollins
Barry Romberg
John Roney
Wallace Roney
Louise Rose
Renee Rosnes
Don Ross
Jim Rotondi
Emie R Roussel
Roswell Rudd
Mike Rud
Run Stop Run
Paul Rushka
Håkan Rydin
Campbell Ryga
Sackville Allstars
Ian Sadler
Ron Samsom
Ron Samworth
Pharoah Sanders
Marit Sandvik
Kent Sangster
Saturday Pro Band
Carl Saunders
Daniel Schnee
Pascal Schumacher
Karl Schwonik
John Scofield
Christian Scott
Scenes
Bert Seager
Joe Sealy
Second Edje
Jacques Kuba Séguin
Mark Segger
Bernie Senensky
Sex Mob
Earl Seymour
Bud Shank
Woody Shaw
Elizabeth Shepherd
Brad Shepik
Bobby Shew
Bob Shields
Shucker
Ofir Shwartz
Darren Sigesmund
Maciej Sika
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Johanna Sillanpaa
Denzal Sinclaire
Judy Singh
Sisters Euclid
Steve Slagle
Matt Slocum
Jarek Smietana
Bill Smith
Wadada Leo Smith
Dr. Lonnie Smith
Marvin "Smitty" Smith
Steve Smith
Gary Smulyan
Sheri Somerville
Chris Speed
Alister Spence
Spin Quartet
Diana Stabel
Terell Stafford
Tomasz Stanko
Shane Statz
Bobo Stenson
Step In Trio
Dayna Stephens
Mike Stern
John Stetch
Matthew Stevens
Grant Stewart
Sonny Stitt
Brenda Earle Stokes
John Stowell
Strangeness Beauty
Strathcona Improv Collective
Dave Stryker
Fredy Studer
Ira Sullivan
Johnny Summers

Andrea Superstein
Ben Sures
Neil Swainson
Steve Swallow
Harvie Swartz
John Sweenie
Steve Swell
Harley Symington
Lew Tabackin
Rick Tait
Tim Tamashiro
Pierre Tanguay
Tarana
Chris Tarry
Buddy Tate
John Taylor
Dan Tepfer
Terrain
Jacky Terrasson
The Thing
The Worst Pop Band Ever
This Against That
Don Thompson
Rob Thompson
Thumbscrew
Bob Tildesley
Timeless Allstars
Time Warp
TIN Naked Band
Paul Tobey
Charles Tolliver
Toque
Amanda Tosoff
Ralph Towner
Trio 3
Trio BraamDeJoodeVatcher
Trio Tarana
Marianne Trudel
Erik Truffaz
Tunnel Six
Turboprop
Fjoralba Turku
Brad Turner
Ubiquitous Orchestra
Gebhard Ullman
Ross Ulmer
Sigurd Ulveseth
Kazutoki Umezu
Richard Underhill
United Front
University of Manitoba Jazz Faculty Ensemble
Urban Connection Trio
U.R.J.E.
Manuel Valera
Dylan van der Schyff
Fred van Hove
Peter Van Huffel
Petra van Nuis
Tom Van Seters
Nana Vasconcelos
VEJI
Vibre
Albert Vila
Norm Villeneuve
Eddie 'Cleanhead' Vinson
David Virelles
Miroslav Vitous
V.S.O.P. Group
Cuong Vu
Collin Walcott
Mal Waldron
Melissa Walker
Nancy Walker
Martin Walters
Cedar Walton
Flora Ware
Ted Warren
Mitch Watkins
Bobby Watson
Ernie Watts
Trevor Watts
Way Out West
Eberhard Weber
Cory Weeds
Jimmy Cobb
We Four
Walt Weiskopf
Jerry Weldon
Kenny Werner
Brodie West
Kenny Wheeler
Who Trio
André Wickenheiser
Wolter Wierbos
Håvard Wiik Trio
Buster Williams
Jessica Williams
Matt Wilson
Tony Wilson
Wine, Women and Song
Norma Winstone
Jens Winther
Rhonda Withnell
Mike Wofford
Warren Wolf
Phil Woods
Reggie Workman
Workshop Six
Brent Wright
Writers' Guild
Yardbird Suite All-Stars
Yardbird Suite Jazz Orchestra
Dave Young
Leszek Zadlo
Peter Zak
Attilio Zanchi
Zanussi 5
Zebradonk
Mike Zilber
Zony Mash


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