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Maria Schneider

voc, p, b, *1960 US, Windom, Minnesota
Singer / Musician / Composer / Arranger / Producer of Jazz
A.k.a. Maria Lynn Schneider

Maria Schneider (born November 27, 1960) is an American composer and big-band-leader. Her 2004 album Concert in the Garden won a Grammy for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album,. Her 2007 composition "Cerulean Skies" won a Grammy for 'Best Instrumental Composition." In 2013, Schneider released an album Winter Morning Walks featuring soprano Dawn Upshaw, the Saint Paul and Australian Chamber Orchestras, bassist Jay Anderson, pianist Frank Kimbrough and multi-instrumentalist Scott Robinson. In 2014 it won three Grammy Awards: Best Classical Contemporary Composition for the work Winter Morning Walks written to poetry by US Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Ted Kooser. Dawn Upshaw received a Grammy for her vocal performance on the same recording, and producer David Frost and engineers Tim Mart

        
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Piano
  • Bass
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Walking by Flashlight (the Thompson Fields Version) on The Essential Maria Schneider by Maria Schneider
Hang Gliding (Allegresse Version) on The Essential Maria Schneider by Maria Schneider
Sputnik - (single) on Data Lords by Maria Schneider
Choro Dancado (Concert in the Garden Version) on The Essential Maria Schneider by Maria Schneider
Wyrgly (Evanescence Version) on The Essential Maria Schneider by Maria Schneider
Some Circles (Evanescence Version) on The Essential Maria Schneider by Maria Schneider

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Winter Morning WalksDawn Upshaw, Maria Schneider, Australian Chamber Orchestra, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra2013Album
Sketches Of SpainThe Norwegian Wind Ensemble / Arve Henriksen / Maria Schneider2007Album
Plays The Music Of Maria Schneider & Kurt Weill, Live!SWR Big Band featuring Maria Schneider2000Album
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