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ALFREDO DE LA FE ANNA PHOEBE EDDIE PARENTE ERIC JOOST FABIO CRISTANCHO
JACKIE PEREZ GRATZ JEAN-LUC PONTY JOANNE YEOH PIE SZE JOHN FRED POPE KAITLYN HOVA
LEILA JOSEFOWICZ RICHARD TOGNETTI SYLVIA MITCHELL WILD  

 

www.alfredodelafe.com

 

ALFREDO DE LA  FE

Cuba, New York, Italy 

6 string violin

 

 

 

                                                                                                            

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ANNA PHOEBE 

6 string Violectra, 

Ceruti model in 

1950's cadillac pearlescent pink

 

www.annaphoebe.com

 

New video : Duel

 

Interview with Carl Begai

 

Oi Va Voi

Jethro Tull

Trans Siberian Orchestra 

 

Gypsy 

Rise of the Warrior

 

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LEILA JOSEFOWICZ,  New York,   

6 string Violin Violectra copy of  Del Gesu Guarneri, 1724 model

http://www.leilajosefowicz.com

 

 

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8YwDq9l654
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEm_Uc50Foc&feature=channel

 

6 String Violin model , Made in 2007, NO V-183, Made of Quilted American maple with paduk neck inset, satin finish, in perfect as new condition. 

 

 

KAITLYN HOVA , 2012, USA

www.KaitlynHova.com/

http://kaitlynhova.wordpress.com/2013/04/02/violectra/

 

Youtube video link demonstrating auditory synesthesia  ( seeing sound)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dI4DpHnbX_Q&feature=youtu.be
 

 

 

 

Jackie Perez Gratz,  California, 2008 

4 string Cello in White Gloss Finish,   

www.myspace.com/jackieperezgratz

 

"I was nervous to have a custom instrument made without being able to play something from the maker beforehand. But, after talking with Dave during the ordering process as well as the different stages fabrication I was put to ease that my instrument was in good hands. I even got in-progress photos so I could see its transformation! Upon its completion my Violectra instrument has improved my live tone and recorded sound exponentially! I have recently returned to a studio I have worked with many times in the past and the engineer/producer commented on how much higher quality my Violectra instrument is, both in tone and signal quality. My instrument is beautiful and sounds incredible. I only wish I had bought one sooner!"

Thanks, Dave!

~ J
 

Jackie Perez Gratz has been a performing, writing, and recording cellist for over 25 years and since her first non-classical collaborations with Amber Asylum in 1997 Jackie has been treading new territory for women and strings in heavy music ever since. With over 50 album credits that span across rock and metal genres, she is most noted for her electric contributions to the albums of luminaries such as Neurosis, Matmos, Jarboe, Cattle Decapitation, Asunder, and The Fucking Champs. Jackie has also gained significant praise for her own progressive metal projects Grayceon, and Giant Squid, which have been described as ‘Experimentally Epic” and “engrossing” by Outburn and Terrorizer Magazines, respectively. For summer tour dates and full discography, please visit www.jackieperezgratz.com

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JOANNE YEOH PEI SZE, Malaysia

Custom made 5 String Violin 

www.joanneyeoh.com.my

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FABIO CRISTANCHO,  Bogota, Colombia  4 string violin, 2009

 

www.myspace.com/fabiocristancho

www.myspace.com/entrenorteysur

www.myspace.com/tanguediacontemporaneo

 

 

 

 

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JEAN-LUC PONTY

Premier Jazz

Violinist, 

 

6 string violin/ 

Sea Blue Stain


 

 

 

 

www.ponty.com

 

"The Violectra is at the

 very top of solid body

 electric violins, with a

 smooth sound over all

 the strings and very

 well made."

 

 


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6 String Violin for Sylvia Mitchell, Ohio, NY USA

 

Matt chrome Schaller mini gears with hand- made real mother of pearl tuner buttons

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Richard Tognetti,                       www.aco.com.au/about/musicians/richard_tognetti

 

Electric concerto composed by Brett Dean : with Tognetti's Mozart Festival , Australia, Feb 2013 :

www.aco.com.au/whats_on/event_detail/tognetti-mozart

 

SWITCHED ON STRINGS

 Read a fascinating review by NICK CATOR as it appeared in the review section of The Weekend Australian

 on Feb 2/3 2013 . This article gives us an insight into the leader of the Australian Chamber Orchestra; Richard

 Tognetti's  latest new tour.  Electric Preludes,  is Tognetti's newest venture working with composer Brett Dean

 playing across venues in Australia throughout February.  Part 1    Part 2

 

leader Australian Chamber Orchestra, Sydney, Australia , 2006, 6 String Violin 

 

 

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Eric Joost, California,

5 string Violin in Sea Blue Stain, 2003

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Eddie Parente, Portland, USA , 

6 String Violin, 2007

www.eddieparente.com

 

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 John Fred Pope, Port Angeles, Washington, USA 

7 String Violin May 2005 with custom "olive branch with Persian 'peace' symbol" inlays 

 

 

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 WILD , 2004 VIOLECTRA , 4 string Violin, 

 Metallic silver finish, 

    KATIE

                

 

   

Violectra NO V-133,

This Violectra was made in order to record an album produced by EMI in 2005. It has been recorded by some of the best producers in the world, including Eric Serra (Fifth Element, Leon and Goldeneye fame); Jeff Wayne (War of the Worlds fame) and Orion (who was responsible for Embrace’s last No.1 album, Dido's and Prodigy’s). After finishing the album the Violectra went to Cuba to film the debut video for the crossover group and then onto Mexico where it saw the new album go to No.1 in the pop charts. On returning home to England, after a couple of trips to Paris and Thailand for shows it was off again to tour Asia, including Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong. The Violectra has been heard on radio stations and seen on TV stations worldwide but the two most exciting events of its performing life would have to be at the Heineken Cup Final at Murrayfield in Scotland and at the Melbourne Cup in Australia. Both were aired live and to millions across the globe, not forgetting the 50,000 and 130,000 strong audiences at the events themselves. 

The Violectra has also met the cast of Neighbours, played at the Hippodrome, performed for Pavarotti and generally had a fabulous life traveling the world. It has been much loved !

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