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Florin Niculescu



Biography

Florin Niculescu is a Rumanian classical and jazz violinist who has also established a reputation as one of the world's leading swing violinists. His international career includes performances at major festivals, clubs, and concert halls throughout Europe where he has recorded and performed with many top artists, including Bireli Lagrene, Babik Reinhardt, Dorado Schmitt, Stocholo Rosenberg, Didier Lockwood, and Jimmy Rosenberg. In the United States, Mr. Niculescu has appeared in New York at The Django Reinhardt Festival live at Birdland with American violinist Regina Carter and guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli. He appeared in the KC Jazz Club in January 2004 as part of the Center's first Django Reinhardt Festival.

-Updated November 2007
Florin Niculescu