JOHN ETHERIDGE & CHRIS GARRICK

Etheridge enjoyed enormous notoriety with legendary jazz-fusion band The Soft Machine. John Etheridge was also associated with Stéphane Grappelli for many, many years. He’s had numerous television appearances, recordings, festivals & tours – treating the world to the very finest gypsy jazz & hot club swing.

He has recorded & toured with Birelli Lagreme, Nigel Kennedy, Andy Summers & John Williams (you might have seen John Etheridge & John Williams playing together at Henley Festival). John Etheridge was also associated with Stéphane Grappelli for many, many years. He’s had numerous television appearances, recordings, festivals & tours – treating the world to the very finest gypsy jazz & hot club swing Chris Garrick has revitalized jazz violin playing so that it has been rejuvenated for the 21st century.

Whilst still able to play in the tradition established by Stephane Grappelli, Chris has forged his own style which reflects his contemporary interests. He has been described as a jazz violinist extraordinaire, a wild, creative musician who strides across the genres of jazz from Grappelli to McLaughlin.

A graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, 38-year old British musician and composer Chris Garrick is among the world’s leading jazz and improvising violinists. He has recorded seven solo albums including Different Strokes, a top ten album in U.K’s The Times. His solo violin is heard on many film soundtracks including Chicago, Chocolate, Brideshead Revisited, The Edge of Love.

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