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Maria Schneider's substantial double set; 'Data Lords' contrasts the corporate internet with the beauty of the natural world

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Driven by her impassioned and steadfast commitment to copyright and artists' rights, Maria Schneider's substantial double set Data Lords dissects the impact of big data and the corporate internet on our creative lives, and contrasts it with the wonder and beauty of the natural world. This proves to be a rich and multifaceted theme for exploration in large scale orchestral jazz arrangements, and Schneider's music and the improvised contributions of her band members perfectly express her ideas and feelings.

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