Violin Adventures

Black folks and string instruments: violin, cello, bass, guitar, banjo, fiddles ... and, sometimes, a piano!
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Celeste's Harlem Renaissance

Celeste's Harlem Renaissance

It's and when Celeste Lassiter Massey goes to stay with her Aunt Valentina in Harlem, she is not thrilled to trade her friends and comfortable North Ca.

Geri Allen is an American composer/pianist educator jazz pianist, raised in Detroit, Michigan, and educated in the Detroit Public Schools.

Geri Allen is an American composer/pianist educator jazz pianist, raised in Detroit, Michigan, and educated in the Detroit Public Schools.

First Lady Michelle Obama donned her own L'Wren Scott sheath for the photo shoot and posed with musicians Jason Yoder, Antonio Madruga, Elijah Easton, Zach Brown, and Kush Abadey and glass artists Carmen Salazar and Caleb Siemon. Photo by Jason Schmidt.

Michelle Obama is wearing a L'Wren Scott dress from her own wardrobe. This is my accolade to the designer on the occasion of her death March,

Award-winning soulful British saxophonist YolanDa Brown has performed at the London Jazz Festival and before the President of Russia. www.yolandabrown.co.uk

Award-winning soulful British saxophonist YolanDa Brown has performed at the…

7 Year-Old Violinist Leah Flynn on Mission to Share Her Music & Inspire Other Children (VIDEO) | GOOD BLACK NEWS

Amazing Violinist Plays "Let It Go" From Disney's Frozen; Six–year-old violinist extraordinaire, Leah Flynn, plays along to a piano mix of famed song “Let It Go” from the Disney Frozen Soundtrack on her ¼ size violin. See more of this young violinist

Prodigy cellist, Sujari Britt, performs Edward Elgar's Concerto in E Minor at the Manhattan School of Music recital.

Prodigy cellist, Sujari Britt, performs Edward Elgar's Concerto in E Minor at the Manhattan School of Music recital.

Killing Me Softly played on the violin by Yosvani! (This is why I wanted to learn the violin in the first place!!) ;)

Yosvani Castañeda a.a "The Violinist", brings a violin version of the classic song "Killing Me Softly". Produced by Warren Credo

New York Times: Aug. 20, 2014 - Obituary: John Blake Jr., versatile jazz violinist, dies at 67

John Blake Jr., Versatile Jazz Violinist, Dies at 67

New York Times: Aug., versatile jazz violinist, dies at 67

Stuff Smith, with Red Norvo. Superb big band names!!

Stuff Smith, with Red Norvo. Superb big band names!

Eddie South November 27, 1904 On this date, Eddie South was born. He was an African-American jazz violinist. From Louisiana, Missouri, a child prodigy, South graduated from the Chicago Music College.

Eddie South November 1904 On this date, Eddie South was born. He was an African-American jazz violinist. From Louisiana, Missouri, a child prodigy, South graduated from the Chicago Music College.

Jazz violinist - Charles Coleman

Printed on high-quality archival paper, this print will be signed and hand-embellished.

AfriClassical: Punch Family Foundation Benefit Recital & Silent Auction With Ebony Strings Quartet June 28

An Evening of Classical & Jazz Music Celebrating the Anniversary of the Punch Family Benefit Recital ;

Elizabeth Catlett (American 1915-2012), I Have Given the World My Songs, Linocut in color

Elizabeth Catlett (American I Have Given the World My Songs, Linocut in color

Noel Pointer - Earl Klugh - Mirabella

Noel Pointer: Superwoman, Noel's Song, Hold On, Night Song, Movin' In

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