Christian Howes has already made an indelible mark and is
poised to be a path-finding figure on the contemporary
violin. He’s won recognition and kudos from artists and
critics alike. Says guitar pioneer Les Paul, with whom
Christian has made numerous appearances: “There is nobody
better than this guy.”
The prominent artists Howes has performed and/or recorded
with include Greg Osby, Randy Brecker, James Carter, Jack
DeJohnette, Akua Dixon’s Quartette Indigo, Billy Hart, D.D.
Jackson, David Murray, Steve Turre’s Sextet with Strings,
Jane Monheit, Dr. John, Frank Vignola, and Lenny White, to
name a few.
A native of Columbus, Ohio, Howes was classically trained
beginning at age five