Multiple Grammy Award-winning jazz composer Maria Schneider visited Big Think today for a conversation that, like her work, spanned genres and art forms. Topics covered included the influence of dance and literature on her music, the "sound sculptures" she attempts to create when composing, and the history of gender roles in the jazz world.
Schneider's interview will air in two weeks.
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