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December 6, 2010

The Traneumentary: Dave Schroeder

The Director of the NYU Jazz Studies program, Dave Schroeder, presents a dynamic portrait of John Coltrane. Aside from running one of the best jazz education programs in the states, he is also a fabulous musician who plays regularly with his band Combo Nuvo in New York City and the surrounding area. Throughout the production of the Traneumentary, Dave played a key role as advisor along with Lewis Porter. On this episode, Dave shares his early experiences hearing Trane and also provides an enriched examination of key elements that made John Coltrane so unique and amazing.

Excerpts featured in this episode “Lazy Bird,” “Om,” “My Favorite Things,” “Lover,” “Too Young To Go Steady” and “Venus.”

Combo Nuvo
NYU Jazz Studies Department

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