As its title suggests, “Travel Day for Leonard Cohen Band by Dino Soldo 10/14/2009” is a cinema verite travelogue constructed around the bus-borne journey between hotels for the musicians and support staff of Leonard Cohen’s band.
The video is narrated and directed by Dino Soldo, whose primary roles the past 16 months have been playing “instruments of the wind” at World Tour concerts and occasioning a certain amount of swooning among female fans. Mr Soldo is also, not coincidentally, the star of the flick with supporting roles played by crew, other band members, and backup singers.
A small speaking part, “man in hat occupying front seat of bus,” is adequately performed by one Leonard Cohen.
Travel Day for Leonard Cohen Band
By Dino Soldo 10/14/2009
Note: Originally posted Oct 18, 2009 at 1HeckOfAGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric