Jazz Violin Lessons

Authentic jazz violin lessons online can be hard to find, so jazz violin lessons dot com has been created to help those of you out there looking to really apply the language and rhythmic feel of jazz to the violin.

jazz violin lessonsThere are lots of great resources out there for improvising violinists, but relatively few that deal with true jazz language, harmony, vocabulary, repertoire, phrasing, and the other nuances that make jazz the unique artform it is. This is probably because there are relatively few violinists (compared to other instruments , such as saxophonists) who have really dedicated themselves to learning jazz on their instrument… let alone also giving jazz violin lessons online or in person.

It is always possible to study jazz theory, rhythm, improvisation and more with other instrumentalists, but for things like phrasing with the bow, fingering patterns and the physical technique of really making the theory come alive, it’s best to have true jazz violin lessons with a teacher who has mastered these things. Luckily for us, the internet has made it possible to learn from and interact with the best in the world, wherever you are. Our intent is to get you in touch with them.

We will post resources for you here, including good jazz violin lessons on video we come across. Some have even given us special content for you. Also be sure to take a look at:

Jazz Violin Lessons Membership site loaded with videos, live broadcasts, skype lessons and more.

Christian Howes, a world class player who has worked with a large variety of world class jazz musicians (Bill Evans, etc,) created his own recordings, produced, arranged and performed string parts for numerous recordings has created a membership site that represents the future of jazz violin lessons.

For a monthly cost that is far less than a single lesson from most teachers, members get access to a library of videos, Q&A, live broadcasts from Christian, even discounted Skype lessons if desired. Christian has shared with us a sample of the jazz violin lessons from inside his forum which you can check out here:

Christian is also running a free 3 day trial so you have nothing to lose by checking it out. The “subscribe” button- just be aware that you will have to cancel before the end of the trial if you do not want to get billed.. but from what we have seen we believe you will want to stay.

Christian Howes Creative Strings Academy

Check out the Jazz Violin Lessons / Creative Strings Academy Program Here with the 3 day Free Trial

5 thoughts on “Jazz Violin Lessons

  1. More Jazz Violin Lessons to come!

  2. mediaBiola says:

    I really like the look of your blog, besides that I also get to learn jazz violin from you, thanks

    • Cenk says:

      Christian, we sooo miss your blogging, c’mon, I know you must be so busy, but you just have, have to talk to us, you are our main contcat to the Sangree family, so you will not be allowed to stop. Plus, we need some updates on Holly and the girls, so there!! Amazing violin shots, by the way, as always. Can’t wait for tomorrows blog no pressure!Love and more blessings, Gillian

  3. If I had to recommend a single cd of jazz violin of all the ones I’ve ever listened to, this would be it. Lockwood was a prot?g? of Grappelli in the 1970’s, and absorbed many of the most endearing stylistic traits of the older player. This is heard most clearly on the slow ballads such as

  4. If I had to recommend a single cd of jazz violin of all the ones I’ve ever listened to, this would be it. Lockwood was a prot?g? of Grappelli in the 1970’s, and absorbed many of the most endearing stylistic traits of the older player. This is heard most clearly on the slow ballads such as

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