Violinist Scott Tixier is an award-winning recording artist, named as "Rising Star Violin" in the 60th Annual critics poll Downbeat. He is a true innovator on his instrument and is quickly becoming known as the new voice of jazz violin. He has earned international recognition for his playing.
Grammy Award winning bassist Marcus Miller says that Tixier "is making an international name for himself. I heard him in France and was immediately struck by his individuality and his sound.“ Guitarist Pat Metheny says, "has found a place for himself within the elite community of New York jazz musicians, no small feat." In an interview with the All About Jazz in 2010, violinist Mark Feldman called Scott "really up-and-coming and very talented", And Jean Luc Ponty said "I have heard Scott's recordings, seen his live performances and I think that he stands above the crowd of current jazz violinists around the world".
Scott has been recording and touring with a wide range of musicians including: Stevie Wonder - Christina Aguilera - Gladys Knight - Natalie Cole - Common - John Legend - Joss Stone - Ariana Grande - Josh Groban - Chrisette Michele - Jon Hendricks
For the past 10 years Scott has been performing at Carnegie Hall | the Radio City Music Hall | Madison Square Garden | Jazz at Lincoln Center | Golden Globes | SNL | Blue Note Jazz Club NY | The Apollo Theater | the Smalls Jazz Club | The Stone | Roulette | Smoke Jazz | Hammerstein Ballroom | Joe's Pub | Williamsburg Music Cente | United States Capitol | David Letterman Late Night | Fondation Louis Vuitton | America's Got Talent | IMAX Theatres | AMC theatres|