Christian Howes (musician)
|Birth name||Christian Llewellyn Howes|
February 21, 1972 |
Rocky River, Ohio, U.S.
|Occupation(s)||Musician, teacher, composer|
|Instruments||Violin, viola, bass, guitar|
Christian Howes (born February 21, 1972) is an American musician, teacher and composer. He is an associate professor at the Berklee College of Music. His artistic collaborators have included Les Paul and Greg Osby, and his sponsors have included Yamaha.
The 2009 Down Beat Critics' Poll ranked Howes at #2 under "Rising Stars/Violin". The Minneapolis-St. Paul Star-Tribune called him "the finest, fieriest jazz violinist since Billy Bang". Howes is the brother of entrepreneur Lewis Howes.
- Heartfelt (Resonance, 2008)
- Out of the Blue with Robben Ford (Resonance, 2010)
- Jazz Fiddle Revolution
- Jazz on Sale
- Southern Exposure (Resonance, 2012)
- Mark Subel, "PBJ & Jazz – The Cats and the Fiddle with Christian Howes", Jazz Columbus, February 19, 2010
- "The Big Gigs: Shows to watch for in the next week", Star-Tribune, October 23, 2008
- Downbeat Critics Poll, August, 2011