About Xavier Strings
Xavier Strings is a high energy band from the shores of Trinidad & Tobago that explores the versatility of the Violin and Viola with modern electronic instruments – keyboard, guitars and drum and bass. At its core, are sisters Janine and Janelle Xavier – two experienced and versatile Violinists, Violists and Vocalists. These improvisational specialists have performed in Europe and across the Caribbean, in a range of Jazz, Classical, Caribbean and fusion musical ensembles and as soloists.
The award winning group has created and performed original work for the BBC and have graced the stages of Jazz, Music Festivals and Carnivals in Trinidad and Tobago and the UK.They are also entertainment of choice in the diplomatic and corporate circles, and for special events of all kinds.
You haven’t heard the violin like this before. The sisters are intrigued by the music of their home and travels. They constantly explore styles of different origins to create a fresh interpretation of popular music. From Soca to Rock, Chutney to Jazz, Reggae, Pop, R&B, Classical, Gospel, African, Middle Eastern music, you name it…Xavier Strings creates the synergy that draws you in.