The visionary bandleader-composer arrives for her group's annual Thanksgiving run here having recently recorded her fan-funded "Carlos Drummond de Andrade Stories" with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and soprano Dawn Upshaw. Schneider specializes in buoyant big-band music with classical aspirations, and she's ably aided and abetted by the likes of Frank Kimbrough (piano), Ingrid Jensen (trumpet), and Ron Oswanski... More >>>