Tales From The Violin

Music Performance • Running Time: 60 mins
Directed By Hezron Chetty | Hezron Chetty on Violin | C.J Duckitt on Bass | Jeanre Leo on Drums | Julienne Fenwick as the Narrator
Hezron Chetty presents a show that will take you into the dark and fantastic world of a traveling violinist. The show is a deep biographical account of what happens when a musician takes a plunge into an unknown world of music filled with factual characters and events that will make you question the road less traveled.

In 2007 violinist Hezron Chetty, left to pursue a dream of finding alternative ways to perform the violin. His journey took him to parts of the world where he spent time with people across many different cultures. Tales From The Violin is a personal account of all his travels, intertwined with a live music performance of his 3 piece band.
Hezron Chetty is a violinist and songwriter from Cape Town, South Africa. Hezron performs the violin through a loop station. His style is fresh and his progressive approach to instrumental music has captured the attention of the music scene – local and abroad. 

`The Fallacy of Composition’ is Hezron’s studio album released in November 2015. Groundbreaking techniques on the violin have seen him share events with Viewe Farka Toure, Dan Patlansky, Albert Frost Jocelyn Brown (Incognito) Raekwon (Wu Tang Clan),340 ml, The Blackjacks, Roger Lucey, David Kramer, Finley Quaye, Madala Kunene, Sannie Fox, Medicine Boy, Stelth Ulvang (The Lumineers), Just Jinger and Arno Carstens.
Hezron’s genre can be described as a New Age, thought provoking take on Instrumental music. With influences coming from some of the great instrumentalists of our time, namely Jaco Pastorious, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Jimmy Page, Jimmy Hendrix ,Tommy Emmanuel, Stephane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt. Hezron loops string arrangements live, and places melodies and solos on top of them. He is backed by drums, bass guitar and also performs solo shows. At times the listener will believe there is a full string quartet on stage.

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