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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 violin, guitars and double bass since my father took me a concert of the great French jazz violinist Stephane Grappelli when I was 12 years old and my journey began. Combine lovely melodies with improvisational opportunity and I am in heaven! It is my privilege to perform with three wonderful virtuostic musicians and it is always a pleasure sharing the stage with them.

Hopefully we will have the chance to see you at one of our concerts soon.

Very best wishes

Alex Yellowlees.

Gear

Violin and amp.

The Scotsman - He is little short of masterful - his tone and phrasing are out of the top drawer.

Edinburgh International Jazz Festival - The most exciting instrumental lineup in years

Shetland International Music Festival - This group wowed the crowd with the dazzling virtuosity of their playing

Northern Italy International Jazz Festival - Expect world class for that is what you will get!

Edinburgh International Jazz Festival - Alex Yellowlees' style is reminiscent of the late Stephane Grappelli and he performs with much of the French maestro's melodic inventiveness.

Orkney Arts Festival - The Hot Club mix elegance and passion in a swinging jazz performance! Jazz violinists are a pretty rare breed with considerable technical and stylistic problems to master - yet Alex Yellowlees made it seem easy! His grace and agility were unmistakable and his finely crafted solos were a highlight of the evening

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