But the brothers quarreled over musical direction, and Nuttin' But Stringz dissolved in 2012. "I think both of us wanted to walk away at that point," Escobar says. "You spend 10 years in a group with someone, you change over those 10 years. We started as kids, up until the point we were men.
Damien Escobar is an American violinist/songwriter who, alongside his older brother Tourie Escobar, carved a path into the music industry by blending classical violin with hip-hop, jazz, and more in the duo Nuttin' But Stringz.
Undeniably, Itzhak Perlman is perhaps today's most preeminent classical violinist. Having attained almost super-star status, this pedagogue, composer, and artist is one of the most sought-after musicians year after year.
As with most musical instruments, the average price will depend on the maker and the overall quality. A black violin for a beginner will retail between $80-$150 but can be as high as $500. Higher-quality black violins, especially electric models, can retail for between $200-$400.
These include Itzhak Perlman, Yehudi, Menuhin, and Pinchas Zukerman. An anonymous buyer bought this violin at a whopping $16 million, making it the most expensive sold violin in the world. The owner donated the Vieuxtemps Guarneri to Anne Akiko Meyers, a famous violinist.
Black Violin is composed of classically trained violist and violinist Wil Baptiste and Kev Marcus who combine their classical training and hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound that is often described as “classical boom” to overcome stereotypes and encourage people of all ages, races, and ...
What happened to the violin player on America's got talent?
He Still Plays in 2022
Joseph is luckily still playing violin to this day. The musician shared on America's Got Talent that he almost wasn't able to audition for the show because of his condition, luckily he's still able to perform in 2022.
| Got Talent Global. Watch kid violinist Tyler Butler Figueroa on America's Got Talent 2019, as he amazes Simon Cowell and the judges with his amazing violin talent. what did you think about his audition??
Tyler Butler-Figueroa was a violinist from Season 14 of America's Got Talent. He finished in the Bottom 5 of the Top 10. Tyler returned for AGT: The Champions 2 where he finished the competition in 3rd place.
March 5, 2004 at 11:39 AM · Stuff Smith was another famous black jazz violinist. Then there's Boyd Tinsley from the Dave Matthews Band. Louis Farrakhan is famous and plays the violin, although he's not famous for his violin playing.
Professional violins can range anywhere from $3,000 to $10,000. Buying a violin is not like buying an expensive piece of electronics — it's a manifestation, an extension of you, musically. It's an emotional purchase, worth a good amount of money and one you should take seriously.