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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Doug Webb at The Turning Point Cafe

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Doug Webb
The Turning Point Cafe
Piermont, NY
September 28, 2015

The Monday Jazz Sessions, a fixture at The Turning Point Café since 2007, are a product of the dauntless efforts of series curator John Richmond. Among other responsibilities, Richmond books the musicians, publicizes the events, enthusiastically greets visitors, tends to ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

David Schnitter at The Turning Point Cafe

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David Schnitter
The Turning Point Cafe
Piermont, New York
June 2, 2008


David Schnitter ended a bracing, sixty-minute set at The Turning Point Cafe with a quote from “Auld Lang Syne." This brief digression was a jocular reminder that, for a jazz musician, “times gone by" aren't as important ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Dave Schnitter Quintet @ 46 Lounge Wed Jan 23rd All Gigs 7:30 - 10:30 No Cover, No Minimum

Dave Schnitter Quintet @ 46 Lounge Wed Jan 23rd All Gigs 7:30 - 10:30 No Cover, No Minimum

46 Lounge
300 Rt 46 East
Totowa,NJ 07512
973-890-9699
all gigs 7:30 - 10:30pm Wed Jan 23
Dave Schnitter Quintet
Dave Schnitter - tenor sax
Dave Ginsberg - trumpet
Steve LaSpina - bass
Ed Alstrom - piano
...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

Dave Schnitter: Sketch

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Dave Schnitter
Sketch
Sunnyside Records
2004

Not only did David Schnitter have the longest tenure of any tenor saxophonist in Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers but he was always present on the most exciting and memorable of Bu's sets that I was privileged to catch. His return to music and recording ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Dave Schnitter: Penpals

Read "Penpals" reviewed by Samuel Chell

In the late 1970's the Newport Jazz Festival programmed a Carnegie Hall concert featuring the groups of both Art Blakey and Horace Silver along with some all-star alumni guests. The impression of that concert that lingers with me to this day is the passionate and fiery if not show-stopping performance of Blakey's tenor man, David Schnitter. ...

ARTICLE: PROFILES

Saxophonist Dave Schnitter

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David Schnitter is the jazz world's forgotten messenger, a marvelous musician who just happened to be in the right place right before the right time. The 55 year old tenor saxophonist has yet to receive the recognition he deserves as a central figure in the reorganization and resurgence Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers underwent during the '70s, ...