The Pulitzers described Data Lords as “an enveloping musical landscape of light and shadow, rendered by the many personalities of a large jazz ensemble, reflecting the promise of a digital paradise contrasted by a concentration of power and the loss of privacy.”
This double album is available as a gorgeous package or download, both including a treasure-trove of additional exclusive content and hi-res downloads for lovers of great sound.
"...the most daring work of Schneider's career, which sets the bar imposingly high." Nate Chinen – NPR.com
Concert in the Garden has been selected for inclusion into the prestigious National Recording Registry. The new recordings bring the total number of titles on the registry to 550, a small part of the Library of Congress' vast recorded-sound collection of nearly 3 million items.
See each 2019 NEA Jazz Master tribute and speech via the following links: Abdullah Ibrahim, Bob Dorough, Maria Schneider, Stanley Crouch. The performers in my orchestra are inseparable from my compositions, and I thank them and share this honor with them.
See my open letters about issues facing the music community and our society at large. I hope you'll find it thought-provoking and will pass them on to others.