Musician Profile Search Results: “violin”

Ada Pasternak

Born in Moscow, violinist Ada Pasternak relocated with her family to the United States at the age of 6. It was at that young age that she began studying violin with her aunt, New York Philharmonic violinist Asya Meshberg. She continued her...

Adam Baldych

Adam Baldych - violinist, composer and music producer. Was born in Gorzow Wlkp. (Poland), 18.05.1986. New York City - based. His nickname “Evil" is probably the best word defining his emotioning kind of playing and improvising. In the...

Adrian West

The Adrian West Trio delivers a full, diverse sound that spans acoustic rock, classical, Celtic, Cajun, West African and jazz styles. Combining vocal harmonies, electric violin, guitar, bass, drums and live “looping”, the Trio keeps...

Albrecht Maurer

Albrecht Maurer studied violin and three semester viola at the Musikhochschule Köln. In addition, he pursued the study of non- European tonal systems and computer music with Johannes Fritsch und Klarenz Barlow. In the eighties Albrecht...

Alex Yellowlees

Thanks you for taking the time to read my profile. Making music has been one of the great joys and journeys of my life - from Classical to Celtic to Bluegrass and finally into the world of Jazz. I have always loved the melodic sound of...

Alexander Balanescu

Alexander Balanescu, violinist, composer and visual artist was born in Romania, raised in Israel and studied violin at London’s Trinity College of Music and the Julliard school in New York. He returned to London where he worked and...

Alfredo De La Fé

Grammy Nominated, Cuban born, New York based, Superstar violinist Alfredo De La Fé is a living musical legend. Born in Cuba on February 6, 1954, Alfredo De La Fé began his musical studies at the fresh young age of six, and by the age of...

Alfredo Triff

Alfredo Triff is a violinist and composer. He studied at the National Conservatory of Music in Havana at age seven, under the direction of Radosvet Bojadieff. During the 1970's Triff borrowed from contemporary music trends from Europe and...

Andrei Matorin

The Boston Globe calls Andrei Matorin an “emerging jazz violinist” and featured him in their Critic’s Picks column twice in 2008. Born in Brazil, Matorin began playing the violin at the age of six after moving to Boston. Three years...

Anna Mlinarik

I am a graduate of Pedagogic school in Prague and Conservatory of Jaroslav Ježek (major - violin). In 2003 I received a talent scholarship at Berklee College of Music in Boston. I studied jazz violin with Rob Thomas and Matt Glaser. I...

Artyom Yakushenko

Little is known of Artyom's origins. He was born somewhere in the Gulag Archipelago, and is believed to be the love child of none other than Solzhenitsyn himself. As a tiny infant, Artyom was smuggled out of captivity inside a violin case,...

Attila Lakatos

I was born in Hungary Budapest 1966 in a musician family. My father also was a violinist and I was five when starting my violin study from him.Later I went to a music school when I was 7 and after I study in the music highschool. My...

Benjamin F. Smeall

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Bill Murk

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Bill Stewart Violin

Find more videos on YouTube, username “billfiddle" Visit the Bill Stewart Quintet www.myspace.com/thebillstewartquintet Started classical violin at the age of ten. --First prize in the Scottish Central Counties Music Festival in 1970,...

Bill Stokes

Bill Stokes has worked as a professional musician for 30 years. He was a violinist with the Florida West Coast Symphony from 1976-2000. During this time he was also concertmaster of the Sarasota Pops for 3 years, played with the Vermont...

Billy Bang

The violin is hardly the first instrument that comes to mind when you think about jazz, but that's never daunted Billy Bang, one of the instrument's most adventurous exponents. Over the past 26 years Bang's hard-edged tone, soulful sense...

Bruce Mallette

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Buckley Mills

From child prodigy to mainstream jazz violinist, Buckley Mills is quickly raising the already high jazz standards set by such legends as Joe Venuti and Stephane Grappelli. At the age of three, Buckley, yearning for his father’s...

Carlos Alves "Zingaro"

Carlos Z. has performed with a wide variety of improvising musicians and composers, including: Barre Phillips, Daunik Lazro, Derek Bailey, Joëlle Léandre, Jon Rose, Peter Kowald, John Butcher, Mark Dresser, John Zorn, Roger Turner, Hans...

Carlos Zingaro

Born 1948 in Lisbon, Portugal; violin, electronics. Carlos Zingaro undertook classical music studies at the Lisbon Music Conservatory from 1953 to 1965, and during the two years 1967/68 he studied church organ at the High School of Sacred...

Carolyn Ohlbaum

Carolyn Ohlbaum is a classically trained violinist, but she also does strolling work and she improvises. Carolyn has studied and performed extensively on violin since age 10. Her vast experience includes orchestral work, chamber music...

Catherine Lawson

Catherine has been involved in music her entire life. Her first public performance of an original tune “Ballet Dancers" was during her grade-school assembly and she's been involved in performances ever since. While her 20 years of...

Catya Maré

Catya Maré is a popular, multiple award winning songwriter, violinist and music producer (world / smooth jazz / orchestral / Celtic new age / electronica / pop) from Denmark who is now living in Los Angeles, California. She has performed...

Cecile Broche

Cécile Broché studied classical music, contemporary music, improvisation, and jazz. She graduated at the Conservatory of Liège and Brussels (Belgium), where she got a First Prize of Violin and a First Prize of Chamber music and from...

Charles Burnham

The passion and fire of Charlie Burnham's violin has graced the work of many: Cassandra Wilson, James Blood Ulmer, Steven Bernstein, Susie Ibbara, Peter Apfelbaum, Henry Threadgrill, String Trio of New York, Ted Daniel,Medeski, Martin &...

Charlie Burnham

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Christian Howes

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...

Csaba Deseö

Violinist Csaba Deseo (1939) studied at Béla Bartók Conservatory in Budapest, got his diploma in 1961. His jazz-career started in the middle of the 1960s, beside concerts in Hungary he soon appeared at international jazz festivals in...

Csaba Deseo

Violinist Csaba Deseo (1939) studied at Béla Bartok Conservatory in Budapest obtaining his diploma in 1961. His jazz-career started in the middle of the 1960s, playing concerts in Hungary. He soon appeared at international jazz festivals...

Daniel Davis

Violinist Daniel D Talent is a gift, and Daniel D. discovered his early in life. Since he first drew a bow across the strings of a violin at 12 years old. With his 2012 newly produced album ‘Epic Sounds’, his single ‘Lullaby’ has...

Daniel Gervais

Daniel has been playing the violin since the age of five. He plays a variety of fiddle styles and classical violin. Daniel is currently working towards a B.Mus/B.Ed. at the University of Alberta as well as performing, recording and...

Daniel John Martin

Daniel John Martin, jazz violin and vocals, was born in Congleton, England. After spending most of his childhood in Africa (Dakar-Senegal/ Johanesburg- South Africa- for ten years) He came to Paris France Where he continued to study the...

Darrell Looney

Playing the violin since the age of nine, Darrell “D-Funk" Looney works to blend forms of funk, blues and caribbean stylings into a nice meld of grooves that fill out both the ambience and foreground listening modes.

David MacKenzie

Classically trained and currently Principal Second Violin in the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, David's 30 year career has seen him take up posts in symphony and ballet orchestras across Europe. However, the last three years has...

David Schulman

Playing his Zeta electric violin through a loop station, David Schulman creates layers of strings that shimmer and sway over frolicsome grooves — or that evoke distant soundscapes and lost memories. Selections from David’s debut album,...

David Strother

David Strother is an improvising electric violinist and composer in Southern California. His latest CDs, “soundings.live" and “the desert is singing," are available at cdbaby.com and Itunes and other outlets. His recording...

Diane Monroe

Violinist Diane Monroe bridges the traditions of classical composition and jazz improvisation. Monroe’s traditional recital “infused with the blues”, presented by the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society in the fall of 2005, was...

Didier Lockwood

Didier Lockwood (born February 11, 1956) is a French jazz violinist. He was born in Calais and studied classical violin and composition at the Calais Conservatory. However, his brother Francis made him receptive to forms of music other...

Dominique Pifarély

Dominique Pifarély modernized jazz violin, combining extraordinary technical skills with an inclusive idea of music-making. He has been soon very in-demand as a straight jazz player, but was soon in some of the more adventurous groups in...

Duane Padilla

Violinist Duane Padilla began his musical career much in the “traditional” way. Beginning classical violin lessons at age 4, he went on to earn a Masters Degree from Yale University and a Bachelors Degree from Northwestern University....

Eddie South

Eddie South - violin, bandleader (1904 - 1962) Rarely mentioned now, the violin was an important part of Jazz during it's formative years! It was heard in the earliest New Orleans bands and was present in most all the new 'Dance' bands at...

Elektra Kurtis

Elektra Kurtis is a violinist and composer of Greek origin, leader of Ensemble Elektra. Now a resident of New York City, she has also lived in Poland, Greece and Finland. Elektra has performed with such notable artists as Lester Bowie,...

Elmira Darvarova

ELMIRA DARVAROVA, Concert Violinist “…Sweet, flexible tone.. “ THE NEW YORK TIMES “… Flawless technique...A night to remember.. “ THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE “…Enchantingly charismatic…Razor-edge accuracy...Mesmerizing…”...

Emily Sun

SHIH- HAN (Emily) SUN (violinist) emilysun81@yahoo.ca A native of Taiwan, Emily began her study of violin at the age of seven. She comes from a family of music. In 1998 she was awarded a full scholarship at the Chinese Culture University....

Eric Clark

Canadian violinist and composer Eric Kenneth Malcolm Clark is a prolific performer of new and experimental music, as well as an accomplished free improviser. A recent addition to New York, he spent the past two years in LA studying...

Ernesto Briceo

jazz and world music violinist from venezuela based in barcelona spain.Indian,flamenco,jazz, and latin influences

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...

Fiidla

FIIDLA is a London born-NYC raised virtuoso, who plays 10 instruments, especially 1 very funky 5 string violin. A former member of Spaceman Sun Ra's - Arkestra, Fiidla spent time fronting the pop group Surface, and playing on Hip-Hop...

Frederika Krier

FREDERIKA KRIER was born in Timisoara/Romania and grew up in in Forchheim (Bavaria/Germany). She got her first classical violin lesson at the age of 7, studied among others with Silvia Reichhardt (EMI Erlangen) and took lessons with Uwe...
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