David Bowie
2/6/2016 10:18:58 AM - We are all so deeply heart-broken at the news of David Bowie’s passing. It was the most unimaginable privilege to get to create and record “Sue (Or in a Season of Crime) with him and to experience firsthand his fearlessness at headlong swan-diving into the unknown.  Astounding, inspiring, and freeing.

Tracks from Various Recordings
Listen to tracks from various albums.
4/8/2016 - Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts - UCONN Maria Schneider Orchestra
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts - Chamber Stage
4/9/2016 - University of Massachusetts - Fine Arts Center - Maria Schneider Orchestra
Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
4/14/2016 - Penn State University - Maria Schneider Orchestra
Eisenhower Auditorium
4/15/2016 - Library of Congress - Coolidge Auditorium - Maria Schneider Orchestra
Coolidge Auditorium - Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress
4/15/2016 - Pre-Concert Conversation with Maria Schneider
Whittall Pavilion
4/19/2016 - Dartmouth College -Hopkins Center - Maria Schneider Orchestra
Spaulding Auditorium - Hopkins Center for the Arts
4/20/2016 - Flynn Center For The Performing Arts - Burlington, VT - Maria Schneider Orchestra
Flynn Center For The Performing Arts - Main Stage
The Thompson Fields – GRAMMY Nominations
We're thrilled to announce that The Thompson Fields has been GRAMMY nominated for 'Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album.' Donny McCaslin's tenor solo on "Arbiters of Evolution" was nominated for "Best Improvised Solo," and Maria was also nominated for 'Best Arrangement Accompanying a Vocal' for "Sue (Or in a Season of Crime) recorded by her orchestra for David Bowie.  Watch the GRAMMY afternoon awards at grammy.com on February 15th.

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Sky Blue CD - LTD Edition w/40 page booklet (mail order)
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