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Primary Instrument: Violin

Born: February 26, 1986

Scott Tixier (born February 26, 1986, Montreuil, France) is a french jazz violinist. He was born in Montreuil and studied a classical violin at Conservatoire de Paris, Then, he has studied the jazz violin with Florin Niculescu and Jean Luc Ponty.

In 2007, he won the first prize of the “Trophées du Sunside”, one of the most important Award for a young jazz musician in France. Some months later, he moves to New York City. Scott has studied in several workshop with some of the finest jazz musicians like: Elvin Jones, McCoy Tyner, Steve Coleman... he was endorsed by Corelli strings (Savarez) Scott Tixier has met and received recommendation letters from: Jean-Luc Ponty, Pat Metheny, Marcus Miller, Mark Feldman, Jacques Schwarz-Bart


First Prize of Trophees du Sunside 2007


Corelli Savarez (Strings)

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More articles about Scott Tixier
”Scott Tixier is an excellent young musician who in an amazing short period of time has found a place for himself within the elite community of New York jazz musicians, no small feat.”

Pat Metheny


“Scott Tixier is an exciting young jazz violinist and is making an international name for himself. I heard him in France and was immediately struck by his individuality and his sound.”

Marcus Miller


“I first heard Scott Tixier I was immediatly seduced by his relentless swing and his neverendng flow of ideas...

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Primary InstrumentViolin

Willing to teachIntermediate to advanced students

Credentials/BackgroundBeginners to advanced students... go to scotttixier.com

Clinic/Workshop Informationgo to scotttixier.com


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