Drummer, composer, arranger and producer George Schuller, a native of New York City, moved to Boston in 1967 where he was raised and educated, and later received a Bachelor's Degree in Jazz Performance at the New England Conservatory of Music in 1982.
For the next twelve years, Schuller was a fixture on the Boston area jazz scene performing with Herb Pomeroy, Jaki Byard, Jerry Bergonzi, George Garzone, Mick Goodrick, John Lockwood, Ran Blake, Lisa Thorson, Billy Pierce, Bruce Gertz, Mili Bermejo, John LaPorta and Hal Crook.
In 1984, he co-founded the twelve-piece ensemble Orange Then Blue recording several acclaimed albums, including the 1999 release, Hold The Elevator: Live in Europe and Other Haunts (GM Recordings). Orange Then Blue toured extensively throughout the U.S., Canada, Middle East and Europe during the early to mid-90s.
Over the last two decades, Schuller has also released several albums as a leader, including his first CD, Lookin Up From Down Below (GM Recordings), and two releases with the Schulldogs, Tenor Tantrums (New World Records) and Hellbent (Playscape Recordings).
Schuller's other recordings as a leader include Round'bout Now (Playscape Recordings) with his band Circle Wide, and JigSaw (482 Music) featuring an all-star cast of New York improvisers including Tony Malaby, Mark Feldman, Dave Ballou, Howard Johnson and Ed Schuller.