Rockstar Violinist podcast episode 2: Evan Garr interview

Evan Garr is an up and coming jazz violinist currently touring with legendary jazz fusion and Latin jazz guitarist Al Di Meola. Hailing from Detroit, Evan was discovered at a young age and has spent years perfecting his technical sound and unique style. Evan also writes, performs and records his own music. Enjoy this interview and be sure visit to hear more of Evan's music.

0:00Music: “Race with the Devil” Al Di Meola w/Evan Garr
2:48On his musical upbringing and moving from classical into jazz
8:29Getting into instrument building
9:53Evan’s current electric violin
11:34Early gigs (Norman Connors)
13:30Music: “A New Beginning” from The Chill Out Album, Evan Garr
15:29How Evan landed a gig with Al Di Meola
21:26Evan’s rhythm “guitar” and bowing techniques
26:30Music: “Play Time” - from The Chill Out Album - Evan Garr
28:50Playing with Jean-Luc Ponty
29:54On how he learns jazz lines by ear
32:59Evan’s practice routine
34:46Looking ahead to new career opportunities
37:52Music: 313 - The Live Experience featuring Evan Garr

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