︎︎︎ Jerusalem In My Heart     Kee Avil︎︎︎


Cole Schmidt: composer. guitarist. programmer. from Vancouver - unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples–Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations.
    Cole composes music for multi-genre band PUGS & CROWS, improvising psychedelic chamber jazz ensemble SICK BOSS, and post-noise soul loopers I THINK I SAW YOU SEE ME.
    As a guitarist, he performs regularly with Marin Patenaude, Kids Tables’ 4tet, and Peggy Lee’s Echo Painting.
    Cole has been curating DIY shows in Vancouver for over 10 years. He is part of the multidisciplinary outfit Sawdust Collector, and works as a programmer for the Vancouver International Jazz Festival. He has also recently become the Artistic Director for Barking Sphinx Performing Society.



Isolation Commissions #20
Sick Boss Mondays

    Audio (as composer):

SICK BOSS - Bug ya (part 2)
Pugs & Crows - Dreamt
Pugs & Crows - The Treatment

    Selected Discography

As composer:

Pugs & Crows

As performer, with other projects:

Marin Patenaude
Peggy Lee’s Echo Painting
Karen Foster
Cortez The Killer
Debra-Jean and the Means

    Press quotes:

“SICK BOSS consistently delves deep beyond musical boundaries, blurring borders between genres, and scenes.” - Discorder
"Rejuvenating, visceral and absolutely stunning." - CBC / Pugs & Crows
"The album is a bold work that melds jazz, post-rock, folk and pure ad lib spontaneity." - Ride The Tempo / SICK BOSS

    Curation work:

Barking Sphinx

Coastal Jazz
Sawdust Collector



    Photo credit:

Myriam Casper
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