Masterclass: Tim Kliphuis on Stéphane Grappelli’s Tournesol

Tim Kliphuis

Tips and tricks for playing in the manner of the great jazz violinist. From November 2013

Stéphane Grappelli (1908–97) is the best-known jazz violinist of all time. In the 1920s and 30s he started out as a light classical player on piano and violin, working in society bands in Paris. Having always been a fan of the jazz piano legend Art Tatum, Grappelli dabbled in jazz on both instruments…

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