Maria Schneider's latest album is The Thompson Fields. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Hills Are Alive: Maria Schneider Lets Memory Guide The Music

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Composer and bandleader Maria Schneider accepts her Grammy Award. Her album Winter Morning Walks earned three awards yesterday at the pre-telecast Grammy ceremony in Los Angeles. Michael Buckner/Getty Images hide caption

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The Attacca String Quartet's latest album celebrates John Adams. Lisa-Marie Mazzucco hide caption

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Vespers, Habaneras And Early Morning Walks: New Classical Albums

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Jazz composer Maria Schneider (left) and soprano Dawn Upshaw collaborated on the new album Winter Morning Walks. Jimmy & Dena Katz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Singing The Praises Of Pre-Dawn Walks

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After Apple Records: Musician-Run Labels

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CD Gift Guide for 2007

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Maria Schneider conducts at the 2009 Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival. Also pictured: Kenny Rampton (trumpet). Margot Schulman hide caption

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Maria Schneider Orchestra On JazzSet

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Playing Jazz, And Making a Living

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The Kennedy Center honors Mary Lou Williams every year with the Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival, which showcases today's brightest female jazz artists. William P. Gottlieb/Library of Congress via flickr.com hide caption

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