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Curtis Stewart

Season 3, Ep. 2

This week my guest is Curtis Stewart, a four-time GRAMMY award nominated violinist from New York City, USA.

Stewart was born into a musical family – his father is avant jazz tuba pioneer Bob Stewart and his mother was Elektra Kurtis, a soulful Greek jazz violinist.

As a soloist, Curtis has performed at some of the most prestigious venues in the USA. He has made special appearances with Wyclef Jean; and sold-out shows at Madison Square Garden with Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen, and Seal.


In this episode we talk about his latest album "of Love" which is a requiem of sorts, dedicated to Curtis' late mother who died of brain cancer in 2021, aged 66.

We discuss how he turned to composition and music during the caretaking and grieving process for his mother.


Songs featured on this episode include

low by Curtis Stewart

Thalassaki Mou by Curtis Stewart

Embrace by Curtis Stewart

Drift to Wake by Curtis Stewart


You can find more information about Curtis by visiting his website: curtisjstewart.com


Feels Like Healing is a show where I talk to individuals about how they've used creativity as a way of helping them heal.

These conversations are here to show how we find comfort and solace through the act of being creative and how creativity can help us all reach a place of healing.


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You can follow Feels Like Healing on Instagram / Twitter / Facebook @flhpodcast

Produced / Edited by Al Lewis

Theme music by Al Lewis

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