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Adam Schneit

Saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer Adam Schneit grew up in Portland, Maine, and has made Brooklyn his home since 2006. He earned a Master’s degree in Jazz Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music, where he studied with esteemed artists including Steve Lacy and Bob Brookmeyer. Since moving to New York, he has contributed to the work of performers in a range of genres, from jazz musicians to singer-songwriters. His main project, the Adam Schneit Band, combines the freewheeling, improvisational spirit of jazz with the visceral directness and melodic purity of rock and folk music

Both Are True

Label: Greenleaf Music
Released: 2020
Track listing: Climbing On Mirrors; Duo 1; Both Are True; Rebonds; Coral; And It Rolled Right Down; Foggy Valley; Duo 2; Reverses.

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Different Times

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Label: Fresh Sound Records
Released: 2016
Duration: 07:03

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Take Five with Adam Schneit

Read "Take Five with Adam Schneit" reviewed by Adam Schneit

Meet Adam Schneit: Saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer Adam Schneit grew up in Portland, Maine, and has made Brooklyn his home since 2006. He earned a Master's degree in Jazz Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music, where he studied with esteemed artists including Steve Lacy and Bob Brookmeyer. Since moving to New York, ...

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A Clearer View

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Label: Fresh Sound Records
Released: 2016
Duration: 09:03

Light Shines In

Label: Fresh Sound Records
Released: 2016
Track listing: A Clearer View; Different Times; Old Time Musketry; Hope For Something More; Light Shines In; My Secret Hobby; Song For Silence.

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Adam Schneit Band: Light Shines In

Read "Light Shines In" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

For several years, saxophonist Adam Schneit has been making the rounds as a first-call sideman other than co-leading Old Time Musketry and this talented quartet, instilled with his impressive compositional skills. Here, the musicians' venture into the outside realm while dishing out more conventional fare during various phases or movements. For example, the opener “A Clearer ...

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Old Time Musketry: Different Times

Read "Different Times" reviewed by Dave Wayne

Brooklyn-based Old Time Musketry is a band whose moniker foreshadows one aspect of the sound it's after, steeped in folk music and Americana. But the quartet's debut, Different Times, contains so much more. First and foremost, Old Time Musketry is a jazz quartet. Sure there's quite a bit of accordion and clarinet on this recording, but ...


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