Maria Schneider Orchestra

The Thompson Fields

Maria Schneider Orchestra

‘It’s a magnificent piece of pastoral work, Schneider making some inspired choices to evoke the flora and fauna of the Midwest’s wide open landscapes. She augments the brass for example, with the tender timbre of alto clarinet as a solo instrument; an accordion breathes a cool breeze into the harmonies.' Garry Booth

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Maria Schneider Orchestra

The Thompson Fields
Maria Schneider (conductor), Donny McCaslin, Scott Robinson, Rich Perry, Steve Wilson (saxophones) etc
ArtistShare AS0137  
77:27 mins

Read the rest of this review in the September Issue of BBC Music Magazine.

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