A curation of performance videos
Bill Brennan – piano
Mike Downes – double bass
Michael Billard – drums
Patrick Boyle – trumpet
George McFetridge – piano
James Young – double bass
Patrick Boyle – trumpet/vocals
Boujou Cissoko – kora/vocals
Curtis Andrews – percussion/vocals
A selection of film/video projects I’ve scored and performed in recently.
This short animation is a remarkably vivid account of the 1914 tragedy in which 132 men were stranded on the ice during a severe snowstorm off the coast of Newfoundland. Directed by Bruce Alcock and Paton Francis.
Artistic Fraud’s theatrical adaptation of Wayne Johnston’s classic novel. The Colony of Unrequited Dreams is a fictionalized retelling of the story of Joseph R. Smallwood, the man who ushered Newfoundland into confederation with Canada.
Legacies 150 is a National Film Board series of interactive photo and illustration essays reflecting on legacy and inheritance a century and a half after Canada became a confederation. “It Might Break Your Heart” was written by Mary Walsh, illustrated by Jud Haynes, and produced by Annette Clarke.
This short experimental documentary about memory and music follows a young Cuban couple charting a new course for their lives on an island in the North Atlantic. The film features the original music of Patrick Boyle and the songs “Preferi Perderte” by Benny Moré and “Suavecito” by Ignacio Piñeiro.