Just released in January: original compositions by violinist Gabe Terracciano on a CD called “In Flight” from label Red Piano Records. These are six ear-pleasing tracks strong on melody, sweetness and snazz. How did you come to start playing violin at such an early age? My father is a piano player, and his grandfather played... Continue Reading →
Glissing from Sweetness to Swing
Trained very young on classical music for violin, the UK’s John Pearce slid over to the jazz side in college. He’s never denied his roots; a deep-seated appreciation for classical composition crops up in his playing even today in his exciting debut release **SEPTEMBER 18** titled “Just Friends.” With tracks light and airy, he brings... Continue Reading →
Strings on Fire – Scott Tixier
The “Cosmic Adventure” that violinist Scott Tixier offers us on his newest CD hits right between the eyes with the artist’s versatility, grace and lack of inhibition. He infuses more than emotions, more than feelings, and employs incredible ease in switching from songs as different as “Misty,” with a lovely, wide lushness to “100,000 Hours”... Continue Reading →
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