Emily Ann Thompson is a natural and gifted Jazz violinist. Her beautifully rich sound and energetic style make her an audience favorite. Performing both Jazz and Gypsy Jazz, her diverse musical background comes out in her playing, making for very fresh and unique solos. Her main jazz influences include Stephane Grappelli, John Coltrane, Oscar Peterson, Mark O’Connor, and Sarah Caswell, the latter two with whom she has studied. Her jazz performance venues include Eiteljorg Summer Concert Series, Chef Joseph’s, Chatterbox, Depauw University, Sangiovese, The Aristocrat, and Big Woods Bloomington.