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The Evolution of Jazz Violins

Since the early 20’s, violins have made their way into the entrancing world of jazz and have cemented their unique place amidst the traditional jazz instruments. The early jazz violinists Eddie South, Stuff Smith, Claude Williams and many others were responsible for the up thrust in the usage of violins in jazz recordings.

The history of violins in jazz dates back to the traditional and swing era of jazz. Apart from the aforementioned jazz violinists, many European jazz violinists came into ..read more

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