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Presenting nonconforming structures in music Hezron Chetty is a wizard of the violin and has been described by many as a groundbreaking artist. Performing familiar themes, in rock, neoclassical, psychedelic, jazz and world. Hezron continues to tour the world weaving tales through his music and delighting audiences globally.
Hezron trained with the classical method before studying a Diploma in Jazz at Durban University of Technology which was the incubation ground for Grammy award winning artists like Black Coffee and Zakes Bantwini .
Questioning why the violin should only fall into a specific genre of classical or jazz, Hezron began to work with other alternative acts to increase his ability and skills to accompany various artists in music genres like Folk, Electronic, Rock, Pop, Psychedelic and Blues music.
It was in the thriving music scene of London where he spent five years performing with local bands and touring Great Britain and Spain that he became a recording artist. Hezron began to push the musical boundaries that are generally imposed on the violin and he learnt many new techniques. He began practicing and performing relentlessly, jamming with any bands that were looking for a violinist to join them. In 2015, Hezron released his debut solo album The Fallacy of Composition and went onto release Dream Sound (2018) and Heads Or Tails (2020) Texture (2021) Heads or Tails B-Sides (2022)
Hezron performs globally and has supported and worked with in various capacities acclaimed acts like, Incubus, Marco Mendoza (Thin Lizzy), Jocelyn Brown (Incognito), Finley Quaye, Paco Sery (Jaco Pastorius, Joe Zawinul), Vieux Farka Touré (Son of Ali Farka Touré), Medicine Boy, Arno Carstens, Albert Frost, LadySmith Black Mambazo, Lira, Wombed, David Eugene Edwards, Joshua Murphy, Brynn, Van T.