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Yardbird Suite Jazz Orchestra

Sunday, November 17, 2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Directed by Stephanie Urquhart. Saxophones: Dana Anderson, Joseph Semple, Leah Harman, Nick Lange, Allie Morin. Trumpets: Sergio Rodriguez, Elissa Moores, Eric Weiden, Sarah Straight. Trombones: Allen Jacobson, Marty Majorowicz, Jade Hill, Ken Read. Piano: Stephanie Urquhart; Bass: Josh McHan; Drums: Ryan Pliska; Vocals: Vanessa Wilson. The first Yardbird Suite Jazz Orchestra performance of the season will be directed by local composer/pianist Stephanie Urquhart. Inspired by Charles Mingus, Maria Schneider and Darcy James Argue, Stephanie's music works on the boundaries between structurally determined and more freely improvised music in a large group setting. Known for her dynamic, playful, and emotive playing, Stephanie Urquhart is an Edmonton-based jazz pianist and composer quickly gaining international recognition. Sunday, No. 17. Doors at 1 p.m.; show at 2 p.m. The Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way, Edmonton. Presented by the Edmonton Jazz Society. Ticket info available from Tix on the Square, 780-420-1757, or online at

11 Tommy Banks Way

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