Projects

Band Leader
Screaming Art Large Ensemble 

Dylan is the director and founder of the 19-piece Screaming Art Large Ensemble. The ensemble brings to life the compositions of trumpeter Dylan Schuman. The ensemble has included over 50 Baltimore jazz musicians thus far. The compositions are all Dylan’s original pieces, which include elements of swing, improvisation, chamber, spoken word, and rock sounds.The ensemble released their debut album “The Chronicles of Aryeh” in 2019, for which Dylan was awarded the Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award for composition.  

 
Paint and Yell
Paint and Yell is an experimental quartet playing original compositions. PaY combines written material with improvisation often using rock grooves and unconventional forms/harmonies. The group was formed in early 2015 as a trio to provide a space to work on original material. The group became a quartet in the fall of 2015 and will occasionally perform as a quintet.  PaY has performed all over the Baltimore area including The Ottobar, An Die Musik, The Crown, and the Metro Gallery. The band has shared bills with The Station North Jazz Orchestra, Joy on Fire, Mondawmen, and Jazz Lunch. PaY has also had the special opportunity to open up for the Towson University Jazz Faculty. 
Collaborator 
Parallel Heights  A Baltimore based indie rock band. Having been asked to play at some of the best spots in town, including Rams Head Live and Baltimore Soundstage, and having showcased their musicianship to multiple crowds of over 500, the band has grown fast in their ability to put on an unforgettable performance in any venue. 
Pretty O.P. -  A Baltimore based Indie Pop/Alternative band combining funk,rock, and horns. Dylan is proud to have performed on their debut album.  More_Info
Elastic Phrasing - A shape shifting ensemble of musicians who improvise with loose road maps. 

                           

Out Of Your Head Music Collective - founded in 2009 the series paired the city’s local improvisers together for one-time improvised performances.  

 

Station North Jazz Orchestra - An 18 piece large ensemble performing original avant-garde compositions from local musicians. 

Bedlam Brass- Brass band pushing improvisational edges in Baltimore. 

Bachelor Boys band - Wedding band based in the DMV area. 

 

New World Outreach Jazz Orchestra - A big band devoted to playing the classic repertoire all around Baltimore City. 

The New Old Fashioneds- Baltimore Swing Band with a modern twist.

Dylan Schuman Trio- A trio that plays standards and not so standard standards.