Arnaldo DeSouteiro, journalist, jazz and Brazilian music historian, and the founder of JSR (Jazz Station Records) label named Christian Howes’s Out of the Blue (Resonance Records) as the number one jazz violin recording for 2010 in his blog, Jazz Station. Check out the list of DeSouteiro’s Best Jazz of 2010 in his blog.
Daniel Kelly combines his knowledge of John Zorn’s “Cobra” system of group improvisation, as well as his own study of “conduction” techniques used to cue large group improvisation free from harmonic constraints. Daniel Kelly has taught several years at the Creative Strings Workshop, both working with the Youth and Adult program. Daniel is a great Read more about free improvisation with Daniel Kelly[…]
JazzTimes, widely regarded as the world’s leading jazz publication, featured Christian Howes in their January/February 2011 issue. In the article, author Geoffrey Himes, paraphrases the musical awakening of Howes which culminates in his latest album, Out of the Blue (Resonance Records). Christian Howes’ new album explores that transitional passage as music comes out of the Read more about JazzTimes feature/high praise from Robben Ford[…]
With summer approaching fast it’s definitely time to make plans. I don’t know about you, but for me, the summer is always a time when I like to try to catch a week or two to devote to FIDDLECAMP!!!! Nothing but fiddles, fiddlers, bloody fingers, and ears ringing…. And I mean “fiddle” in the broadest Read more about In their own words-Creative Strings Workshop participants tell it like it is[…]
The following are my candid interview answers to Carol Banks Weber‘s article published on February 12, 2010. Carol is the Jazz Music Examiner for the Examiner.Com. You can read her article here. Jazz violin. That’s not something you see everyday in jazz circles. Did you run up against the same quizzical reaction when you crossed Read more about What’s what?[…]