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Swing Is In The Air

Swing Is In The Air
Sunday January 17th, 2016 with Bill Krause
Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra: The Thompson Fields

Often considered the successor of Gil Evans, George Russell and Bob Brookmeyer, Maria Schneider and her orchestras have created some of the most outstanding large orchestra music in the last 15 years. Nominated for Grammy Awards on 18 occasions with nine awards to her credit, her orchestra has also been a perennial favourite in Down Beat polls for several years. Schneider's music with it intricate rhythms, exquisite melodies and interesting harmonies brings together cool progressive jazz, the avant garde, and contemporary classical music. Her latest album "The Thompson Fields"has been widely acclaimed by NPR, The Nation, Stereophile, and The New York Times. It has received Grammy nominations for large jazz ensemble album and best jazz solo.
Walking By Flashlight
Maria Schneider Orchestra - The Thompson Fields - Artist Share New
The Monarch and The Milkweed
Maria Schneider Orchestra - The Thompson Fields - Artist Share New
Arbiters of Evolution
Maria Schneider Orchestra - The Thompson Field - Artist Share New
The Thompson Fields
Maria Schneider Orchestra - The Thompson Fields - Artist Share New
Home
Maria Schneider Orchestra - The Thompson Fields - Artist Share New
Nimbus
Maria Schneider Orchestra - The Thompson Fields - Artist Share New
A Potter's Song
Maria Schneider Orchestra - The Thompson Fields - Artist Share New
Lembranca
Maria Schneider Orchestra - The Thompson Fields - Artist Share New
Carlos Drummond de Andrade Stories - Prologue
Dawn Upshaw / Maria Schneider: Australian Chamber Orchestra - Winter Morning Walks - Artist Share
Interactive CKCU
PeterB
Beautiful recording....

4:41 PM, January 17th, 2016
Bill Krause (host)
Glad you're listening. Enjoy

4:42 PM, January 17th, 2016
Manmohan
Bill, this music so sooo moving! Simply outstanding!

5:14 PM, January 17th, 2016
Bill Krause (host)
Wonderful! I'm delighted that you're listening. It touches me as well.

5:15 PM, January 17th, 2016
Susan B
Lembranca is a beautiful piece. And I am a huge fan of Maria Schneider, since I first heard her in Ottawa at the Jazz festival. Wonderful selections.

5:21 PM, January 17th, 2016
Bill Krause (host)
Thanks Susan. I'm glad you're enjoying the show. I share your enthusiasm for Maria.

5:23 PM, January 17th, 2016