The Anton Schwartz Quintet has just been nominated for NW Acoustic Jazz Ensemble of the Year by Earshot, the Seattle Jazz organization.

Voting is open here through March 8.

Flash Mob

Anton's latest CD “Flash Mob”
- eight weeks in the jazz radio Top Ten.

“★★★★” - DownBeat Magazine

What I require for music to really captivate me is groove and
intellect working in tandem. Music that gets into your bones,
into your head and into your heart. — Anton Schwartz

Based in Seattle and Oakland.

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“Warm and intelligent playing... and a knack
for composing memorable melodies” — San Jose Mercury News

Now Available: Sheet Music for Anton's Tunes

Anton's compositions are now available for purchase and immediate download! All include rhythm section charts, as well as melody/harmony charts for C, B and E instruments.

Upcoming performances…

Anton recently performed a concert of unaccompanied saxophone
at the San Francisco Jazz Festival (2013)… and was a featured soloist with the Boston Pops at Boston Symphony Hall (2014).
Visit Anton's calendar page for all the upcoming listings.


  • Order Anton's latest release, flashMob.
    “Impressive and virtually impossible to resist” —Buffalo News
    “Fun, feisty, formidable & forward looking.” —Jazz Weekly
  • Visit Anton on facebook for free audio tracks and more.

Hourlong audio profile of Anton Schwartz

Produced by Bob Hecht for Radio Sausalito.
Interview segments interspersed with music examples.