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.
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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Anton’s Latest Jazz Blog Posts
“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.
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.
Hourlong audio profile of Anton Schwartz
Produced by Bob Hecht for Radio Sausalito.
Interview segments interspersed with music examples.