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Christian Howes

Primary Instrument: Violin

Born: February 21, 1972    

Christian Howes has already made an indelible mark and is poised to be a path-finding figure on the contemporary violin. He’s won recognition and kudos from artists and critics alike. Says guitar pioneer Les Paul, with whom Christian has made numerous appearances: “There is nobody better than this guy.”

The prominent artists Howes has performed and/or recorded with include Greg Osby, Randy Brecker, James Carter, Jack DeJohnette, Akua Dixon’s Quartette Indigo, Billy Hart, D.D. Jackson, David Murray, Steve Turre’s Sextet with Strings, Jane Monheit, Dr. John, Frank Vignola, and Lenny White, to name a few....
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    Out Of The Blue

    Resonance Records
    2010
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    Heartfelt

    Resonance Records
    2008
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    Jazz Fiddle Revolution

    BRC
    2004
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    Jazz on Sale

    Khaeon World Music
    2003
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Featured recording “Southern Exposure”

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Southern Exposure

Resonance Records (2013)

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“It used to be you could hardly find a good jazz violinist. Nowadays there are four for five really good players, but there is nobody better than this guy.” —Les Paul

“Not since Jean-Luc Ponty has a violinist ranged from pure classical jazz to fuzz tone rock to convincing jazz with such authority.” —Chicago Reader

“…Arguably the most intriguing young violinist in jazz…” —The Minneapolis Tribune

“…As a jazz violinist he has no peer…” —All About Jazz

“Christian Howes is the incredible hulk of the jazz violin.” —Matt Glaser, violinist and Chair of the Berklee School of Music Strings Department

Primary InstrumentViolin

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