Jazz Musician of the Day: Jean-Luc Ponty

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All About Jazz is celebrating Jean-Luc Ponty's birthday today!

Jean-Luc Ponty is a pioneer and undispute master of violin in the arena of jazz and rock. He is widely regarded as an innovator who has applied his unique visionary spin that has expanded the vocabulary of modern music. Ponty was born in a family of classical musicians on September 29, 1942 in Avranches, France. His father taught violin, his mother taught piano. At sixteen... Read more.

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