Christian Howes (musician)

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Christian Howes
Christian Howes in Aarhus Denmark 2011 with Joel Harrison String Choir
Christian Howes in Aarhus Denmark 2011 with Joel Harrison String Choir
Background information
Birth nameChristian Llewellyn Howes
Born (1972-02-21) February 21, 1972 (age 49)
Rocky River, Ohio, U.S.
GenresJazz
Occupation(s)Musician, teacher, composer
InstrumentsViolin, viola, bass, guitar
Years active1990–present
LabelsResonance
Websitechristianhowes.com

Christian Howes (born February 21, 1972) is an American violinist, teacher, and composer. He is an associate professor at the Berklee College of Music. He has worked with Les Paul[1] and Greg Osby. In 2011 the DownBeat magazine Critics' Poll ranked him the No. 1 Rising Star in violin.[2]

Discography[edit]

  • Confluence (Christian Howes, 1997)
  • Ten Yard (Christian Howes, 1999)
  • Jazz on Sale (Khaeon World Music, 2003)
  • Heartfelt (Resonance, 2008)
  • Out of the Blue (Resonance, 2010)
  • Southern Exposure (Resonance, 2012)
  • American Spirit (Resonance, 2015)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mark Subel, "PBJ & Jazz – The Cats and the Fiddle with Christian Howes", Jazz Columbus, February 19, 2010
  2. ^ Downbeat Critics Poll, August, 2011, Downbeat.com

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