Classic in her Austrian blood, Jazz and World in her heart, Soul and Pop is her love…
After a 1 1/2 years hiatus from Gigmaster, working on all new music, Roswitha is back to bring soul to your party/event and make it come alive!
Roswitha released her album DESTINY, which made it into 10 categories for a potential Grammy nomination, worldwide through iTunes, showcasing her violin, songwriting, production and vocal talents, which some on the music scene have likened to those of neo-soul star Eryka Badu, Florence and The Machine and R&B star Sade.
Roswitha has made a name for herself as a contractor in NYC for small groups up to orchestra size ensembles. Whether it is solo violin, a duo with guitar or a full size band with backup vocals and horn section, Roswitha is always ready to cater to your personal needs. Any style and any size, she will make sure your event will be one you will always remember!
International artist Roswitha aka Queen Rose, a violinist and singer, who shares her home country with Mozart and the Trapp family (Sound of Music), earned both a Classical & Jazz performance university degree and the prestigious and competitive Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship. She distinguishes herself through her diverse musical and cultural background, her recognizable funky style on the violin, soulful vocals and a greater vision of "Building Bridges", creating intercultural communication to foster peace.
She is a songwriter and talented producer on top, who owns her own music production company and can be heard on many Soul/R&B/Pop/Hip Hop releases. She has toured with her own band internationally and has played in concert halls, clubs and at festivals as a featured artist.
Roswitha aka Queen Rose has collaborated and performed with a robust roster of celebrities and other artists: Abbey Lincoln, Billy Hart, Butch Morris and mastermind DJ Spooky, to name a few. She was the featured violinist for Trey Songz' spotlight on MTV Unplugged. She has performed on the Conan O'Brian Show, at the Latin Grammys and Cite de la Musique in Paris, France, and showcased her own original compositions at such New York City venues as the Knitting Factory, Village Underground and the legendary Blue Note. As a member of the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas, Queen Rose also has performed with the likes of John Legend, Santana, Gloria Estefan and Patti LaBelle.
Are you ready to get your party started?
"… a great Jazz artist…her name has begun to be synonymous with such descriptions as her own individual style…" Percusionist Don Alias
"... a fine talent who is expected to touch the world with a profoundly deep soul which she uniquely possesses." Bassist Cecil McBee
"…an outstanding young musician…I was touched by the astonishing broadness of her musical abilities…" Drummer Billy Hart
"…the most self motivated musician I've ever met…her dedication to achieving success in a difficult field has been inspiring…She is also a gifted composer…" Pianist Kenny Werner
"I love this CD (Cherchez La Verité). It is truly a Jazz CD - without any condescension or smoothness or commercialism. Yet still incredibly lyrical and simple and beautiful…" Violinist Christian Howes