Posts Tagged ‘Daniel Schnyder’

Alessi, Schnyder Discuss New Concerto

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Joseph Alessi will premiere Daniel Schnyder’s Concerto for Tenor Trombone and Orchestra with the Nashville Symphony during the International Trombone Festival this summer. The ITF organizers have put together the following video featuring the the two discussing the new work and Alessi performing a few highlights.

More from Taylor and Schnyder

Monday, January 25th, 2010

This is the latest clip from Dave Taylor and Daniel Schnyder’s Art of the Duo DVD. This track is called Around the World, Part III. Dave never ceases to amaze us with his playing. Schnyder is no slouch either!

Taylor and Schnyder – Duo Concertante

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

I talked to Dave Taylor on the phone yesterday about a number of things — web updates, YouTube, music, family — but the thing that stuck with me was this: he doesn’t think he made it as a bass trombonist because of talent. He attributes his success to hours and hours in the practice room. I dig that approach. Everyone knows Dave Taylor has plenty of talent, but his drive is what made him one of the best to ever play the horn.

This video once again features Dave and Daniel Schnyder in the studio, this time playing Duo Contertante from The Art of the Duo.

Taylor and Schnyder Perform “Trio as Duo”

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

The following videos are of Dave Taylor and Daniel Schnyder performing Trio as Duo from the Art of the Duo DVD. Taylor has this to say about working with Schnyder:

“The reason we’ve loved performing together for the last 10-15 years is because we play with a real chamber music feeling. We treat it like a children’s playground and put a groove on it.”

The first video was recorded in the studio, the second at the Lyric Chamber Music Society of New York on December 9, 2009.

Dave Taylor Plays Schnyder on YouTube

Sunday, October 5th, 2008

The day after Dave Taylor premiered the Daniel Schnyder Bass Trombone Concerto a number of years ago, he recorded the piece for a television program. This session is now available on YouTube. He was accompanied by the Absolute Ensemble NYC, conducted by Kristjan Jaervi.

Movement 1

Movement 2

Movement 3

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