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Larry Schneider

ts, ss, *1938 US, New York City
Musician of Jazz

American Jazz saxophonist, born on 26 July 1949 in Long Island/New York. Larry has worked with Horace Silver in the '70s, Billy Cobham, Pete Escovedo, Ray Obiedo, the George Grunz International Big Band, the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra and performed as studio-musician for other artists. He made two records with Bill Evans and cites Evans as one of his main influences, together with John Coltrane. More recently, he has been leader or sideman on recordings for SteepleChase, with the likes of pianists Andy LaVerne, Richie Beirach and Jim McNeely, guitarist Dave Stryker, bassists Mike Richmond and Steve La Spina, and drummers Billy Hart, Keith Copeland, Adam Nussbaum and Anton Fig. He has toured for the last ten years in Europe as a guest soloist, and performed at both the Montreux and Antibes jazz festivals.

  • Tenor sax
  • Soprano sax
  • Flute
  • Saxophone
  • Clarinet
  • Jazz
  • Rock
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Looks Bad, Feels Good on Vitalive! by Steve Smith & Vital Information
One Flight Up on Vitalive! by Steve Smith & Vital Information
Tom's Diner on Happy Blue Years by Various Artists
Change up on Jam Session Vol. 1 by Larry Schneider, Chris Potter & Rick Margitza
Europa (Earth's Cry - Heaven's Smile) on Vitalive! by Steve Smith & Vital Information
Jave and a Nail on Vitalive! by Steve Smith & Vital Information
Lush life on Jam Session Vol. 1 by Larry Schneider, Chris Potter & Rick Margitza
(What Lies) Beyond on Vitalive! by Steve Smith & Vital Information
I'm old fashioned on Jam Session Vol. 1 by Larry Schneider, Chris Potter & Rick Margitza
The Perfect Date on Vitalive! by Steve Smith & Vital Information

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Cet Inexprimable 20 Ans – Atelier De Musiques Improvisées - 20ème AnniversaireAlain Antoni, Sébastien Lalisse, Michel Chauvin, Victor Buzelin, Alain Soler, Fred Garnier, Eric Barret, Larry Schneider, André Jaume, Raphaël Imbert, Lionel d'Hauenens2010Album
SteepleChase Jam Session Volume 12Larry Schneider, Rich Perry, Игорь Бутман, Billy Drummond, Andy Laverne2004Album
Lemon LipsLarry Schneider, Gaspare Di Lieto2000Album
CorrespondancesLarry Schneider, François Couturier, François Mechali, François Laizeau2000Album
Live at Jazz on the CoastLarry Schneider, Gaspare Di Lieto1999Album
OrnettologyLarry Schneider1999Album
Bill Evans...Person We KnewLarry Schneider1992Album
Detachements D'OrchestreFrançois Mechali, Daniel Humair, Larry Schneider, Ensemble Ars Nova1992Album
So EasyLarry Schneider1988Album
On The EdgeLarry Schneider / Adam Nussbaum / Mike Richmond1988Album
MilankaLarry Schneider - Diederik Wissels Quartet1987Album
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