Scott Tixier featured on Jazz Corridor on WNPR

September 22, 2016Features

Violinist Scott Tixier Mixes Fiery Technique With Lyrical Warmth in Stamford by Owen McNally, WNPR Although he’s now hailed as a rising young star and has just released his second, red-hot album, the brilliant French virtuoso violinist, Scott Tixier, seemed like a nobody from nowhere nearly a decade ago when he first arrived from Paris … Read More

Scott Tixier Featured on Jazz Speaks

September 20, 2016Features

Paris to Park Slope by Noah Fishman, Jazz Speaks  Violinist Scott Tixier and I are at Colson Patisserie in Brooklyn, and he’s telling what it’s like to be on tour with Stevie Wonder. “Sometimes, if we are hanging out at a bar and it’s four in the morning, Stevie will just go over to the … Read More

Scott Tixier live on WPRB and a critics pick in the New York Times!

September 16, 2016Features

by Nate Chinen, New York Times SCOTT TIXIER COSMIC ADVENTURE (Tuesday) Mr. Tixier is a violinist whose sonic palette, like his range of interests, runs open and wide; on his new album, “Cosmic Adventure,” he traces a line through chamber music, Afro-Cuban groove and modern jazz. He’ll draw from the album here, with partners including … Read More

The Chimes features Scott Tixier’s ‘Cosmic Adventure’

September 14, 2016Features

Scott Tixier Secures His Legacy by Maxwell Heilman, The Chimes With Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Frank Sinatra and countless other musicians releasing legendary music since the genre’s beginning, even someone who knows nothing about jazz associates saxophones, trumpets and baritone singers with it. This provides violinist Scott Tixier automatic interest by playing his traditionally classical … Read More

Canadian Jewish News Features Sivan Arbel

July 27, 2016Features

by Ruth Schweitzer, Canadian Jewish News A chance encounter with a stranger on a train in northern Israel gave jazz singer Sivan Arbel her start as a composer. While in her first year at the Rimon School of Music in suburban Tel Aviv, Arbel got into a deep conversation with another passenger who had once been … Read More

Talking Harp With Brandee Younger – Full Feature in JazzTimes

July 19, 2016Features

Talking Harp With Brandee Younger Young virtuoso pays tribute to Alice Coltrane and Dorothy Ashby by Lee Mergner, JazzTimes It’s well after midnight in the studios of KBOO radio in Portland, Ore., and harpist Brandee Younger is gamely answering questions from host Daniel Flessas. At one point, Flessas remarks that whenever there’s a need for … Read More

Sivan Arbel is featured in the Ottawa Citizen

July 13, 2016Features

  Sivan Arbel, a young Israeli jazz-singing hopeful, visits Ottawa PETER HUM, OTTAWA CITIZEN A young, new-to-town female singer sat in Monday night in Hull along with some of Le Petit Chicago’s usual jam session suspects. There seemed to be a little more jockeying when it came to choosing a tune — I think she … Read More