maria schneider

MSJO Residency Quintet

CBSO Centre, Birmingham UK 20-11-2015 The five members of the Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra could have chosen to treat this as a kind of after-show jam, content to take the stand with no prior plans, loosen their ties and unwind in… Read More ›

Maria Schneider – November 2015

Over eight superb albums, hundreds of live performances around the world, educational work and workshops, Maria Schneider has emerged as the pre-eminent jazz composer of her generation. Through her ground-breaking independent and fan-funded way of producing her music she has as close… Read More ›

Bob Brookmeyer 1929-2011 RIP

An email communication from Maria Schneider is usually a reason to smile in thejazzbreakfast office, but last night’s had a mourning message. Maria writes: “It’s with great sadness that I share news of Bob Brookmeyer’s death.  I’ve loved Bob’s compositions… Read More ›