Anton Schwartz - Saxophonist, composer, record producer, educator|
Anton was born and raised in New York City. "He attended the The Dalton School,
during which time he studied jazz privately with Warne Marsh and Eddie Daniels"
He studied advanced mathematics during high school at New York University and Columbia University,
moving on to earn his Bachelor's, Phi Beta Kappa, in Mathematics and Philosophy at Harvard
University and was in the Doctoral program in Computer Science at Stanford University where he pursued
research in artificial Intelligence, specializing in reinforcement learning.
While gifted with a scientific mind, Anton found the call of music to have a greater pull.
After receiving his Master of Science degree, he left the world of science to become a full-time
musician. Anton can be found performing at many venues throughout the U.S., but notably appears
periodically at Yoshi's, performs at the San Francisco Jazz Festival, and performed with the Boston Pops
Orchestra at Boston Symphony Hall (2014). He is "a faculty member of the California Jazz
Conservatory in Berkeley, California, has taught frequently at The Stanford Jazz Workshop,
and has been Artist-In-Residence at Harvard University and The Brubeck Institute." During
his musical career, "he has released five CDs as a leader, on his own Antonjazz label. Links:
DC Bebop page