Q & A: Maria Schneider at the Ojai Music Festival

By Don Heckman Maria Schneider, composer, bandleader, and avid birdwatcher, has followed one of the jazz world’s most unique creative pathways since she arrived in New York, fresh out of college, in the mid-‘80s.  Although she studied and worked closely with Gil Evans, her composition style, from the beginning, has been her own.  For years,… Read More Q & A: Maria Schneider at the Ojai Music Festival