Maria Schneider Orchestra at Newport Jazz 2010; credit: Erik Jacobs for NPR i
Erik Jacobs for NPR
Maria Schneider Orchestra at Newport Jazz 2010; credit: Erik Jacobs for NPR
Erik Jacobs for NPR

Concerts

Maria Schneider Orchestra: Newport Jazz 2010

A master of the sweeping gesture, the South American tinge and the color-rich palette, Maria Schneider leads what many call the best large ensemble in jazz. Her music is full of depth and variety, and her band stacked with some of the best soloists to be found anywhere. She led a set of favorite compositions at the CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, R.I.

Personnel
  • Maria Schneider, conductor
  • Steve Wilson, alto saxophone/reeds
  • Charles Pillow, alto saxophone/reeds
  • Rich Perry, tenor saxophone/reeds
  • Donny McCaslin, tenor saxophone/reeds
  • Scott Robinson, baritone saxophone/reeds
  • Tony Kadleck, trumpet
  • Greg Gisbert, trumpet
  • Laurie Frink, trumpet
  • Ingrid Jensen, trumpet
  • Keith O'Quinn, trombone
  • Ryan Keberle, trombone
  • Tim Albright, trombone
  • George Flynn, bass trombone
  • Frank Kimbrough, piano
  • Ron Oswanski, accordion
  • Lage Lund, guitar
  • Jay Anderson, bass
  • Clarence Penn, drums
  • Jon Wikan, percussion
  • Gonzalo Grau, percussion
Set List
  • "Last Season"
  • "Journey Home"
  • "Choro Dancado"
  • "Aires De Lando"
  • "My Ideal"
  • "Coming About"
[+] read more[-] less

More From Jazz

Sergio Salvatore. Teri Bloom/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption Teri Bloom/Courtesy of the artist

Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Sergio Salvatore On Piano Jazz

The composer and pianist was only 14 when he was a guest on the program back in 1996.

Listen Loading… 57:53
  • Playlist
  • Embed
    <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/464861388/464864128" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Jane Ira Bloom. Johnny Moreno/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption Johnny Moreno/Courtesy of the artist

Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Jane Ira Bloom On Piano Jazz

The soprano saxophonist is known for her high-energy compositions. Hear a 1993 session.

Listen Loading… 57:49
  • Playlist
  • Embed
    <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/463170450/463171819" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Nels Cline and Julian Lage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

toggle caption Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage

Mountain Stage

Nels Cline And Julian Lage On Mountain Stage

The genre-straddling star guitarists perform together with fluidity, precision and grace.

Listen Loading… 23:36
  • Playlist
  • Embed
    <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/463034184/463037835" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

James P. Johnson (front) in the mid- to late 1940s. William Gottlieb/Library of Congress hide caption

toggle caption William Gottlieb/Library of Congress

Jazz Night In America: The Radio Program

James P. Johnson: The Father Of Stride

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center

Johnson's seminal work represents the cornerstone of jazz piano conception. Hear four tributes.

Listen Loading… 57:10
  • Playlist
  • Embed
    <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/462323926/462325385" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Eric Mintel. Jorge Fernandez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption Jorge Fernandez/Courtesy of the artist

Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Eric Mintel On Piano Jazz

The pianist's straight-ahead style has engaged audiences at the White House and the Kennedy Center.

Listen Loading… 57:52
  • Playlist
  • Embed
    <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/461615259/461623769" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Back To Top

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor