The Big Band era is long gone, but in 1993 Maria Schneider created a contemporary big band here in New York. Now, six albums and two Grammy Awards later, she’s branching out into orchestral music. She joins us to talk about writing jazz for large ensembles.
We look into how listening to jazz music can be a collaborative experience. New York Times music critic Ben Ratliff is author of The Jazz Ear, which profiles many jazz greats including composer Maria Schneider.
Event: Ben Ratliff will be interviewing Gal Costa & Cassandra ...
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