Any original work, and especially a solo piece, is imperative to my personal artistic identity. This piece welcomes improvisation and also allows you to perform fully as written. The Jean-Luc Ponty cut is the most unusual; it comes from a concert with Kurt Edelhagen and His Orchestra and originally appeared on a long unavailable Vantage LP. “Postlude” is a composition for unaccompanied jazz violin included in my 2015 release on Resonance Records, American Spirit. St. James Infirmary . For more resources by Creative Strings, refer to the top right sidebar on this page or visit our education page to learn about in-school residencies, our summer conference, podcast, performance offerings, and online instructional curriculum. Themes from Ponty's "Concerto for Jazz Violin and Orchestra" was later reworked into other compositions recorded during the 1970s. This unusual compilation includes individual tracks by three of the best jazz violinists active during the 1960s and 1970s. This piece also fits with the theme of American Spirit, i.e., a new world growing out of old world traditions. Also, check out this stellar interpretation by Ukrainian violinist Oleh Kalaida: Many violinists have told me that they would like to have more contemporary music to perform. “Postlude” is a composition for unaccompanied jazz violin included in my 2015 release on Resonance Records, Violinist.com founder Laurie Niles, Creative Strings Podcast Ep. I’m giving away the sheet music to my Jazz Violin Caprice below (free). 2014 Joseph E Howar.. Creative Strings is made possible in part by state tax dollars allocated by the Ohio Legislature to the Ohio Arts Council (OAC). It synthesizes elements of traditional repertoire such as Bach, Paganini, Rode, Dont, and Ysaye, with melodic and harmonic vocabulary influenced by jazz and other contemporary styles. “Postlude” is a composition for unaccompanied jazz violin included in my 2015 release on Resonance Records, American Spirit. The Grappelli selections, which have previously appeared on LRC and Black & Blue CDs, are from a 1975 concert in France. Any original work, and especially a solo piece, is imperative to my personal artistic identity. The 1959 date listed for this track is rather implausible as the technology of Ponty's delay system used in portions of the piece did not exist at that time, so 1969 is an estimated guess as to its approximate time of recording. Please feel free to share this and let me know what you think in the comments below. Free Jazz Violin Sheet Music, Lessons, Chord Charts, Resources sheet music pieces to download from 8notes.com This intriguing and lengthy work is worth hearing, in spite of occasionally bad sound and at least one break in the tape. 2013 David Bruce Bob Cat . I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now . 2014 Nat D Ayer If You Were the Only Girl in the World . Joe Venuti is heard on five songs recorded live in Italy in 1971 in a quartet with pianist Lou Stein. 1-11 of 11 Jazz Violin Improvisation Pieces Level Artist Title Popularity Date. This piece also fits with the theme of American Spirit, i.e., a new world  growing out of old world traditions. 2015 Jethro Tull Swinging Bouree (Homage to Jethro Tull) 2014 Trad. Leave your email below to get immediate access to the PDF. Recommended for fans of jazz violin. Themes from Ponty's "Concerto for Jazz Violin and Orchestra" was later reworked into other compositions recorded during the 1970s. Then Scroll Down further to LISTEN, share, and comment while the sheet music downloads. 13. Part of my aim as an educator is to break down barriers between jazz, classical music, and the participatory culture. This intriguing and lengthy work is worth hearing, in spite of occasionally bad sound and at least one break in the tape. 2013 David Bruce Djangos Stomp . Venuti swings hard on "Sweet Georgia Brown" and "Undecided" (which is mislabeled "Humoresque," while the final track is listed as "Almost Like Being in Love" and is actually "Humoresque"). Free Free Jazz Violin Sheet Music sheet music pieces to download from 8notes.com Percy Wenrich Moonlight Bay . The OAC is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally, and economically. Joined by pianist Johnny Guarnieri, bassist Slam Stewart, guitarist Jimmy Shirley, and drummer Jackie Williams, Grappelli's effortless swing is evident throughout his portion of the anthology.