ITZHAK PERLMAN. Obviously.
Below, his haunting collaboration with brilliant composer Tan Dun for the ‘HERO’ score:
JIHAD AKL, who has been one of my favourite artists since hearing his album (and take on some of the great Mortazavi material) – ‘Shiraz’ – in 2011.
And, (no violin) because I can’t keep off the heavy or the fuzz for long, duo BLACK PISTOL FIRE, of whom I hadn’t heard until last week:
That’s all, folks. Hope there was something there that interested you, too.