Bobby Wiens - Denver to Vancouver Tour [EP.27]

On October 17, 2021, Bobby played drums with the Domi Edson Trio at Frankie’s, arriving in Vancouver for one night only.

Bobby Wiens - Denver to Vancouver Tour [EP.27]
The original photo for this episode comes from Bobby Wiens’ website.

On the Rhythm Changes Podcast, Bobby Wiens talks about his return to Vancouver in October 2021 with Domi Edson, who is a fellow jazz musician in the Denver, Colorado area.

We talked about:

  • When Domi’s tour started to come together
  • What Bobby’s role is in crafting the musical arrangements
  • Talking about their set list a bit
  • How much the setlist varied across the tour (a lot!)
  • The decision to not use sheet music on any of the gigs
  • Using university clinics to pad out the tour schedule
  • How Bobby got Spencer Zweifel on piano for the tour
  • Album Release: Fri, Oct. 8 (The Muse Performance Space, Lafayette, CO)
  • Sat, Oct. 9 (477 Distilling, Greeley, CO) and Bobby’s role in activating this space
  • Sun, Oct. 10 (Nocturne, Denver, CO)
  • Wed, Oct. 13 (The Royal Room, Seattle, WA)
  • Thu, Oct. 14 (Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA)
  • Fri, Oct. 15 (Boxley’s, North Bend, WA)
  • Sun, Oct. 17 (Frankie’s Jazz Club Vancouver, BC)
  • Wed, Oct. 20 (House Concert, Boise, ID)

The setlist for Bobby Wiens on the Denver to Vancouver tour, at Frankie's

  • “But Not For Me”
  • “The Real Blues” (Ray Brown)
  • Fresh Corduroy (orig.)
  • “Mona Lisa”
  • “Three and One” (Thad Jones)
  • “Smile” (Charlie Chaplin)
  • Zoomies (orig.)
  • Book Club Blues (orig.)
  • “My Ideal”
  • “Nature Boy”
  • “My Ship”
  • “FSR” (Ray Brown)
  • Lie-Lah (orig.)
  • “Cherokee”