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Maria Schneider: Classical, Jazz, Or Does It Matter?
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Winter Morning Walks
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Maria Schneider in Austin
A few weeks ago I had the wonderful opportunity to interview the remarkable composer and band leader Maria Schneider.
Her latest work as a composer is still the buzz around both classical and jazz crowds. The disc, consisting of two song cycles written for Dawn Upshaw, is called "Winter Morning Walks."
In the video interview below, I talk to Schneider about writing classical music, and whether and when she might write more.