Eva Slongo is one of the rising stars in the jazz violin world.

Bireli Lagrene

Eva Slongo was born in Switzerland, in a family of classical musicians. She first trained as a professional classical violinist.

One day, by chance, she tried to improvise with musicians in a bar; she felt such euphoria that she spent a sleepless night … It is then that she decided to do everything she could to practice improvisation on the violin.

After her classical diplomas, she changed direction and started from scratch … She studied jazz violin with Pierre Blanchard in Lausanne, then with Didier Lockwood in Paris, where she decided to stay and live for music. She also practiced improvisation on vocals, which led her to create her very noticeable unique color: improvising on the violin and scatting simultaneously.