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Jazz Musician Database

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Search Results: “violin”

  • Ada Pasternak (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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...
  • Alí Bello (violin)

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    Bio Venezuelan born Alí Bello has become one of the most dazzling and sought after violinists, distinguishing himself for his versatility among different music styles in addition to his well-found classical training and multidimensional...
  • Albrecht Maurer (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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...
  • Alison Blunt (violin)

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    Blunt creates and performs new work utilising or consisting of improvisation. Born in Mombasa, Kenya, grew up in Nairobi and subsequently in the Lake District, UK. Finding her way from a classical violin training at Birmingham...
  • Andrei Matorin (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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...
  • Anna Nash (violin)

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    Anna Nash is a singer and violinist with artistic skills that range from the classical repertoire to pure jazz; this makes her a versatile performer who can offer a wide variety of musical and concert abilities. These skills make her a...
  • Artyom Yakushenko (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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  • Benjamin Sutin (violin)

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    Motivated by a diverse musical palate and burning passion to connect with people of all creeds through his music, violinist Benjamin Sutin finds himself in the most culturally varied city in the world, New York City. Since arriving here...
  • Bill Murk (violin)

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  • Bill Stewart - Violin (violin)

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    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...
  • Bill Stokes (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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...
  • Boris Savchuk (violin)

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    Boris Savchuk, a virtuoso violinist, is an internationally recognized performance and recording artist. Classically trained, he plays viola and violin and specializes in Jazz, Improvisational, Latin and Jewish (Klezmer, Yiddish, Chassidic,...
  • Bruce Mallette (violin)

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  • Buckley Mills (violin)

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    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" (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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  • Christian Howes (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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.
  • Dave Favis-Mortlock (violin)

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    Dave Favis-Mortlock (yes, that really is his name) plays violin and sings with FiddleBop. Playing violin jazz is his passion, but he has played many other kinds of music. Dave's musical past includes playing folk music with The Rollright...
  • David Cross (violin)

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    Early days: 1949-1960 Father was a church and cinema organist and played piano in dance bands. David started learning violin at the age of nine. First violin bought from a junk shop for £1.00. Played right back for school football team....
  • David MacKenzie (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    By turns nocturnal, reflective, funky, and cinematic, the music of electric violinist and composer David Schulman is a weave of jazz harmonies, shimmering orchestral textures, and frolicsome grooves. His sound has been called “mysterious...
  • David Strother (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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 (violin)

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    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,...

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