Track

Federico Britos

Primary Instrument: Violin

Federico Britos

There is no greater proof of the universality of jazz and classical music than that which embodies the career and life work of Federico Britos. This titan of the violin, who is as equally adept within the world of jazz music as he is in the classical realm, has built a solid reputation throughout the Southern Hemisphere of the Americas.

Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, Federico began playing violin at age five. George Boulanger, Rumanian violinist, while touring in Uruguay, premiered one of his musical pieces “Capricho Uruguayo”; Federico was eleven years old at that moment. He had the opportunity to meet and perform for David Oistracht and Jasha Heifetz at his teacher's home, Adolph Bornstein. Both of them agreed that he was a gifted musician, capable of playing classic and jazz as well....
read more

  • Voyage

    Sunnyside Records
    2010
  • Candombe & Jazz

    Metrix Music
    2002

This information is provided by discogs.com or the profile administrator.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.

Events Calendar

Sorry, there are no Federico Britos events available at this time. Submit one now.

TIP: Reach multiple calendar destinations with a single post. Learn now here.

comments powered by Disqus
Rank: 16,601 Views: 1,732

Weekly Giveaways

Roscoe Mitchell

Roscoe Mitchell

About | Enter

Peter Lerner

Peter Lerner

About | Enter

Jamie Saft

Jamie Saft

About | Enter

Sun Trio

Sun Trio

About | Enter

An innovative and rich resource For Jazz Musicians

The All About Jazz musician database grows daily
with the help of musicians, supportive professionals and advocates.

Musician? Plug in and promote yourself today.

Learn how