Aidan Schwarz (b. 2004) is a musician from New Orleans. He is currently studying Jazz Saxophone Performance and Business Entrepreneurship at the University of North Texas. During his time in high school, he was selected to perform in the Louisiana All-State ensembles as both a saxophonist and a flutist for 3 years. Additionally, He earned state-level recognition as a flute soloist for 2 consecutive years. He continues to play various types of music for events around New Orleans, and he enjoys captivating the attention of his audience and fellow musicians with creative rhythmic and melodic devices in his improvising and his writing.
Fry Street Parade (Lead Sheet) By Aidan Schwarz (Digital File)
Capturing the sound of the raucous partying on a particular street in Denton, Texas, “Fry Street Parade” combines a traditional New Orleans street beat with an energetic and robust melody and follows the form of a Bird blues. Combining early jazz elements with a bebop melody and chord progression, this tune is perfect if you are looking for a creative new sound for your brass band or combo. Concert, Bb, Eb, and bass clef lead sheets included.
Not Unexpected (Lead Sheet) By Aidan Schwarz (Digital File)
If you’re looking for a mellow yet brisk and flavorful 3:4 tune to add to your combo’s setlist, this could be the right choice for you. “Not Unexpected,” comprised of a 34-bar form with two sections, is an easy-flowing tune with creative harmony that allows for ample exploration from the soloists that the audience will undoubtedly enjoy. Concert, Bb, Eb, and bass clef lead sheets included.