David Schnitter Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: May 6 & 7, 1976
Location: Different Fur, San Francisco, CA
Label: Muse

David Schnitter (ldr), David Schnitter (ts), Mickey Tucker (p), James Leary (b), Eddie Marshall (d)

a. a-01    Invitation - 9:40  (Bronislau Kaper, Paul Francis Webster)
b. a-02    Blue Monk - 8:45  (Thelonious Monk)
c. b-01    Body And Soul - 9:55  (Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton)
d. b-02    Donna Lee - 5:05  (Miles Davis)
e. b-03    Fat Face Fenner's Saloon - 8:05  (David Schnitter)
All titles on:      Muse LP 12": MR 5108 — Invitation   

Date: October 29, 1977
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Muse

David Schnitter (ldr), David Schnitter (ts), Claudio Roditi (t), Hubert Eaves (p), Cecil McBee (b), Eddie Moore (d)

a.     Swing Thing  (Hubert Eaves)
b.     Goliath  (David Schnitter)
c.     My Funny Valentine  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
d.     Memories Part Two  (Claudio Roditi)
e.     Night And Day  (Cole Porter)
All titles on:      Muse LP 12": MR 5153 — Goliath   

Claudio Roditi (t) on b, d.


Date: September 13, 1978
Location: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Label: Muse

David Schnitter (ldr), David Schnitter (ts, v), Ted Dunbar (g), Kenny Barron (p), Cecil McBee (b), Billy Hart (d), Guilherme Franco (per, v)

a. a-01    Thundering - 5:28  (David Schnitter)
     Muse LP 12": MR 5197 — Thundering   (1979)
b. a-02    Star Dust - 7:37  (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish)
     Muse LP 12": MR 5197 — Thundering   (1979)
c. a-03    Flying Colors - 6:00  (James Williams)
     Muse LP 12": MR 5197 — Thundering   (1979)
d. b-01    Ça Purange - 8:03  (N. Mussapere)
     Muse LP 12": MR 5197 — Thundering   (1979)
e. b-02    Herb's Blues - 6:00  (Robert Hanlon)
     Muse LP 12": MR 5197 — Thundering   (1979)
f. b-03    There Goes The Ball Game - 3:12  (Fred Ebb, John Kander)
     Muse LP 12": MR 5197 — Thundering   (1979)
g.     If I Loved You - 2:50  (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
     Muse LP 12": MR 5222 — Glowing   (1981)

David Schnitter (ts) on a-f; (v) on d, f-g; Guilherme Franco (v) on d.

Muse MR 5222 does not mention recording date, giving wrong impression that all material is from July 10, 1979.


Date: July 10, 1979
Location: Downtown Sound Studio, New York City
Label: Muse

David Schnitter (ldr), David Schnitter (ts), Claudio Roditi (t, fh), Albert Dailey (p), Mark Helias (b), Ed Blackwell (d)

a. a-01    Where Or When - 10:40  (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
b. a-02    Darn That Dream - 7:04  (Jimmy Van Heusen, Edgar DeLange)
c. b-01    I'll Remember April - 9:30  (Don Raye, Gene DePaul, Patricia Johnston)
d. b-02    Ellipsis - 7:50  (Mark Helias)
e. b-03    These Foolish Things - 4:54  (Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey)
All titles on:      Muse LP 12": MR 5222 — Glowing   (1981)

See session of September 13, 1978 for performance of If I Loved You.


Date: February 2001
Label: Sunnyside

David Schnitter (ldr), David Schnitter (ts), James Zollar (t), Thomas Bramerie (b), Jimmy Madison (d)

a. 01    Dili Dali - 6:55  (David Schnitter)
b. 02    Sketch - 6:20  (David Schnitter)
c. 03    For All We Know - 9:18  (J. Fred Coots, Sam M. Lewis)
d. 04    Sooner Or Later - 6:00  (David Schnitter)
e. 05    All Or Nothing At All - 7:13  (Arthur Altman, Jack Lawrence)
f. 06    Flirtation With Faust - 5:49  (David Schnitter)
g. 07    You Don't Know What Love Is - 8:02  (Don Raye, Gene DePaul)
h. 08    Sputnik - 6:01  (James Zollar)
All titles on:      Sunnyside CD: SSC 4701 — Sketch   (2005)