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Eva Slongo

Eva Slongo is in the new generation of jazz violinists. Originally from Fribourg, she began as a classical violinist, but her best instincts told her Jazz would be her calling, first with Pierre Blanchard at the Music Conservatory of Lausanne, and later on at the CMDL in Paris where she soon became one of Didier Lockwood´s most stunning students.

Her new opus entitled Inspirations in which she also sings, was recorded with her usual stage line up plus some additional guest stars: Sebastien Giniaux (guitar) and Didier Lockwood (violin) to name a few. The album « Inspirations » is just as glamorous as it is easy listening, two qualities that are unusual enough to mention in the current jazz production world.


Album Review

Eva Slongo: Souffle

Read "Souffle" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Improvisation was once a norm for classical musicians, and not just for geniuses such as Bach, Mozart, Liszt or Paganini. That freedom has, to a very large degree, been curtailed by classical music institutions, along with composition. On Souffle, her second album following Inspirations (Unit Records, 2016), Swiss-born, Paris-based violinist Eva Slongo breaks a few metaphorical eggs in bringing the worlds of classical music and jazz together. Of the nine tracks, six are originals, with Slongo's arrangements of Fauré, Beethoven ...

In Pictures

Eva Slongo Quartet at the 2018 Torino Jazz Festival

Read "Eva Slongo Quartet at the 2018 Torino Jazz Festival" reviewed by Antonio Baiano

Photos from the April 25th Eva Slongo Quartet concert in Piazza dei Mestieri at the Torino Jazz Festival, featuring Eva Slongo, Fabio Gorlier, Mauro Battisti and Tony Arco. ...

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