GUNTHER SCHULLER born about 1925 wrote books on jazz history and theory and was director of Boston's New England Conservatory a number of years.
He had a large and diverse output as a composer, and I have just read that three violin works were included in a concert on his seventy-fifth birthday in 2000. These works have names that might not call attention to the roles of violins and strings, but I think violinists with interests in jazz would find these worth investigating.
Music for Young People: Five Characteristic Pieces for string quartet,
Song and Dance
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