Black Violin have a distinctive multi-genre sound that is quickly becoming an international phenomenon. Virtuoso violinists Kev Marcus and Wil Baptiste combine their classical music training with hip-hop and R&B influences.
Through their inspired and energetic music Black Violin have spent the last 10 years working to encourage and empower people of all ages, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds to find what connects us, rather than shine a light on what divides us.
This past year alone, they’ve played for nearly 100,000 students and at over 125 public shows across the US and Europe. They’ve taken this opportunity to spread a message that challenges the world’s view of what it means to rise above labels, be daring enough to follow your passion and most of all, be true to yourself.
“To most people, jazz, hip-hop, funk, and classical are musical genres. But to revolutionary music group Black Violin, they’re nothing but ingredients… Black Violin shows that music does not exist within a box, but rather exists in another space- one as open and unrestrained as the minds that produce it.”
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