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August 20, 2015 – New Videos

Click the images below to check out the latest Play Along videos. Here, Christians shares various tips and techniques for playing in the Blues and Swing styles, and then provides material for you to play along.

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August 13, 2015 – New Video

Click here or on the image below to head over to the Comping page and check out the latest video – Extended Techniques for Violin, Viola, & Cello! With this video, Christian revisits some chopping techniques, and addresses how to extend your creative practicing to discover your own extended techniques. Be sure to download the rhythmic accompaniment pdf.

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July 27, 2015 – We’ve added a new transcription of Christian performing “The Chicken” by Pee Wee Ellis at a concert with the Tucson Pop’s Orchestra. Check it out on the Transcriptions page!

Have you seen Jason Anick’s video page? Click here or click the image below to find his take on gypsy jazz and jazz violin performance.

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We’ve added a new video on Latin Jazz, a new approach to chopping, and a brand new section about improvisation in classical music: The Bach Prelude Series.

The Jazz Scales for Violin, Viola, and Cello eBook is now available under “Member eBooks” on the right sidebar. Click here to download it now!


Featured Video

“Concerto for Jazz Violin” by Scott Routenberg (performed by Christian Howes with the Muncie Symphony Orchestra)


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