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Maria Schneider (born 27 November 1960) is an American composer and big-bandleader. Her 2004 album Concert in the Garden won a GRAMMY for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album,. Her 2007 composition, Cerulean Skies won a GRAMMY for 'Best Instrumental Composition." In 2013, Schneider released an album Winter Morning Walks featuring soprano Dawn Upshaw, The Saint Paul and Australian Chamber Orchestras, bassist, Jay Anderson, pianist, Frank Kimbrough, and multi-instrumentalist, Scott Robinson. In 2014 it won three GRAMMY Awards: Best Classical Contemporary Composition for the work Winter Morning Walks written to poetry by US Poet-Laureate, Pulitzer Prize Winner, Ted Kooser. Dawn Upshaw received a GRAMMY for her vocal performance on the same recording, and producer, David Frost, and engineers, Tim Martyn and Brian Losch all received GRAMMYs for Best Engineered Album, Classical. The album fan-funded through ArtistShare is surely one of the first, if not the first album by major American...

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  • Evanescence, 1994
  • Coming About, 1996

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On Aug 31, 2011. 10:04am
Christopher Lynch said

This lady is brilliant! She has wisely absorbed so much from the phenomenal Gil Evans and now she is progressing down her own road establishing her unique identity. Adore 'Evanesence'.

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