Jeremy Cohen’s Historic Prized Violin

Imagine a violin that has had a bigger career than most any musician… Times 10. Player Violinist Jeremy Cohen is the founder of Quartet San Francisco, an eclectic Grammy-nominated ensemble that regularly jumps boundaries, and Violinjazz, a jazz group and publisher of sheet music for modern string players. The QSF’s latest album is Pacific Premieres: […]

Serious About Fiddling Around with Sara Watkins

Acclaimed songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and Grammy winner Sara Watkins has been a steady fixture over the years in LA and the greater folk and Americana scene. A founding member of both Nickel Creek and I’m With Her, Watkins is freshly off of two years of consistent touring with I’m With Her (Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan) garnering praise from the NY Times, Rolling Stone, The Guardian and more….

Master Musician Jeremy Cohen Talks Violin, Jazz & Teaching

Jeremy Cohen’s electrifying jazz violin performances have earned him international accolades. Classically-trained and a student of Itzhak Perlman and Anne Crowden, Cohen’s
eclectic style reflects his respect for a wide range of violinists from Perlman and Fritz Kreisler to Joe Venuti and Eddie South. Cohen has performed as jazz and tango soloist with numerous orchestras…

Jeff Stockham’s Past, Present & Future As a Horn Player

Trumpeter/hornist Jeff Stockham is well-known to Upstate New York music fans. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music and a veteran of the renowned Eastman Jazz Ensemble, his performance credits read like a Who’s Who of the upstate New York music scene. He has performed with the Central New York Jazz Orchestra, Salt City […]

Prateek Thakur

Saxophonist Prateek Thakur Triumphs Through Music

At a young age, Prateek was diagnosed with impaired hearing, but that didn’t stop him from pursuing his dream of becoming a music teacher. He had to work twice as hard to make sure he was successful. Whenever one of his students feels discouraged, he always tells them that if he can accomplish his dream despite all the challenges he faced, anyone can do it.