Primary Instrument: Composer/conductor
Composer and Saxophonist Joshua Shneider has enjoyed a career that has included writing for and playing with some of the most inspiring and inspired artists of our time. He has had his compositions and arrangements performed by such artists as Donald Brown, James Williams, Bill Pierce, John Abercrombie, George Bohanon, Bill Mobley, Bobby Caldwell, John McNeil, The BMI Jazz Orchestra and many others. He leads and conducts his own 17 piece ensemble performing his original compositions. He has collaborated on music for the theater with playwrights Eve Ensler and Rosemary Moore. He is a founding member of Pulse, a chamber ensemble of composers and performers dedicated to presenting contemporary music without boundaries...
“This album of contemporary original pieces shares some sensibilities with the music of Vince Mendoza and Maria Schneider and includes both straight and swinging tunes. The result is a fragrant blend of deeply mature music”. -Jazz Life, Japan
Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.