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Roswitha

Primary Instrument: Violin

Born: November 24    

Roswitha

“I’m very vulnerable on this album,” says violinist, producer, and singer-songwriter Roswitha. “I want to create a shift from negative to empowering messages and inspire people to live their dreams because I know how much strength it takes.” On her latest album, Destiny, the renowned jazz and classical artist lives her own dreams, making the bold move to step out as a singer-songwriter. Here, she embraces her total musicality and tastefully integrates her instrumental virtuosity within a musical style Roswitha started to describe as Jazz Rock Pop. It’s an elegantly eclectic blend of jazz, classical, R&B, hip-hop, rock and pop that showcases her gorgeous compositions and soulfully angelic vocals....
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Awards

Awards: (samples) • Finalist at the USA Songwriting Competition, 2001 & 2012 • Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship, 2000-2001 • Award “Isidor Stoegbauer Donation”, Anton Bruckner Private University Linz, Austria • Scholarship from Lions Club Liezen for “extraordinary musical achievements” • Scholar for Banff International Jazz Workshop, Canada • Full Scholarship for “Bartok Seminar” in Szombathely, Hungary

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Featured recording “Destiny”

Latest Release

Destiny

(2013)

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“…Brooklyn Indie Soul, is about as unique as her description of it… a fresh sound…Her voice is light, yet strong in a way that could be compared to any number of female artists including Florence and the Machine or Sia… a progressive sound… finds its place peppered within multiple genres… it has a way of becoming oddly addictive after awhile.” Alec Cunningham, goodvibesmusicreviews
“I’ve put this album under “progressive rock.”…“art rock,”… This is great music that features a lot of violin and very complex compositions and arrangements. There’s a real focus on R&B and soul music, but plenty of other things, most notably world music … Personally, I’d say it falls closest to Bjork… quite an intriguing album … vocals on this cut make me think of Stevie Nicks quite a bit… pure style.” G.W.Hill, Music Street Journal
“…Roswitha dazzles crowds with genre-bending compositions with mixed rock, funk, classical, new age, world fusion, and experimental-folk explosions of sonic beauty….vocally congruent with Adele, Leigh Nash and Katie Melua… Roswitha is an innovative musician that showcases fourteen unique musical concoctions that are almost indefinable...

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