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Maria Schneider set to conduct the Edmonton Jazz Orchestra / St. Albert Gazette

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Five-time Grammy Award winner Maria Schneider knows the unimaginable joy of creating music with people from all over the world. The internationally acclaimed jazz composer and bandleader delights in moving her listeners with original compositions that reviewers have called "majestic, magical, heart-stoppingly gorgeous." As a collaborator and advocate for musicians everywhere, she also sees the value of working with others outside her immediate frame of reference. To this end, Schneider will warm up our cool, dark winter conducting the Edmonton Jazz Orchestra (EJO) on Wednesday, Jan. 31 at MacEwan University's newly built Triffo Theatre.

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