by James Nadal, All About Jazz

If there is a French connection in contemporary jazz, it might arguably be the violin. Though the instruments role was explored by American pioneering ensembles, the French players added an innovative approach to improvisation, incorporating more of the European influence. Heralded as a violin trendsetter for the current generation, French wunderkind Scott Tixier returns four years after his debut “Brooklyn Bazaar” (Sunnyside 2012), with Cosmic Adventure, a celebration into the mystical nature of life.

Read more here. 

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.