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