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Jonathan Russell

Jonathan “Jazz” Russell is a sensational fifteen-year-old jazz violinist from New York City who performs regularly throughout the area. The New York Times has written “When he solos, he embraces his instrument and enters a private cocoon, where he conjures sophisticated improvisations on the melodies of jazz standards”.
Awards

American String Teachers Association - Alternative Styles 2005
U.S. Ambassador's Award for Musical Diplomacy - Hungary 2008
1010 WINS Tomorrow's Newsmakers Award Winner 2008
2009 Daniel Pearl Memorial Violin Honoree
2010 Grammy Jazz Ensemble Finalist
2010 ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award Honorable Mention

Gear

Violin - John Cooper, ME USA
5 String Acoustic/Electric Violin (endorser) - David Gage, NY USA
Electric Violin - Mark Wood, NY USA
Bow - Jenny Hoffman, PA USA
Wireless Mic - Roam 2 by AMT

The New York Times has written “When he solos, he embraces his instrument and enters a private cocoon, where he conjures sophisticated improvisations on the melodies of jazz standards”.
Primary Instrument

Violin

Location

Bronx, NY

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