Aaron Weinstein, named a ‘rising star violinist’ by Downbeat Magazine, is quickly earning a reputation as one of the finest jazz violinists of his generation. As a featured soloist, Aaron has performed at Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Wolftrap Center for the Performing Arts, Birdland, the Blue Note, Iridium, and abroad at jazz festivals in England, France, Switzerland, Iceland, and Israel.
Aaron has performed and recorded with an array of jazz icons including: Les Paul, Bucky Pizzarelli, John Pizzarelli, Scott Hamilton, Dick Hyman, Dave Frishberg, Ken Peplowski, Houston Person, Jon Hendricks and Annie Ross as well as New York Pops founder/conductor, Skitch Henderson. He has written arrangements for artists including Janis Siegel, Michael Feinstein, Billy Stritch, and Hilary Kole, is a New York Nightlife Award winner and recent graduate of the Berklee College of Music where he was awarded a full four-year talent-based scholarship.
With the release of his Arbors Records debut, A Handful of Stars (called “the rebirth of the hot jazz violin” by famed journalist, Nat Hentoff), Aaron has become the youngest jazz musician to have recorded as leader for this prestigious traditional jazz record label. His newest release, Blue Too, is a duo with John Pizzarelli, also available on Arbors Records.
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