Born in 1969 on the outskirts of Paris, the violinist Nicolas Krassik is one of the heirs of the famous French tradition of Jazz violinists.
After 15 years studying classical music and jazz, and eight years playing in Europe along side musicians like Michel Pettrucciani, Didier Lockwood,Vincent Courtois and Pierrick Hardy, Nicolas decided to embark for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2001, and dedicated itself to the MPB – brazilian popular music.
Virtuous and critical, the violinist quickly caught the attention of the media, It won the musicians’ confidence, the admiration of the audience and became a Reference on violin in MPB.
No doubt, he won his place in the brazilian and international music scene, establishing his solo career or highlighting together with great artists, among them, Yamandú Costa, Hamilton de Holanda, Carlos Malta, Marisa Monte, Beth Carvalho, João Bosco and Gilberto Gil.
Bringing together Jazz, Choro, Samba, Forró – and even rock influences – Nicolas Krassik presents a vibrant show, with technique and emotion, made for listening and also dancing.