March 29-April 4, Columbus-based jazz violinist and educator Christian Howes toured with musicians from Columbus through England, Montenegro, and Italy.
Calling all teachers! Introduce your students to alternative string styles, electric string instruments, practicing and playing with technology, and MORE with a Creative Strings residency – click here to learn more.
Seeing a bowed string instrument as a harmonic instrument will help any player become a more fluent improvisor in jazz, rock, blues, world music, and more….
Howes and Droste will perform in Lviv, Ukraine on June 21 in the historic Lviv Philharmonic Concert Hall.The concert will fuse jazz and classical music under the theme- “Music of the New World”
You might find yourself listening over a plate of french fries while fiddle genius Billy Contreras waxes eloquent about 24 modes in 72 positions equaling 694,000-some permutations. You can sleep when you get home. If you find me passed out with exhaustion on a park bench at 3 a.m. don’t worry, it happens every year…