Amazing to see such a succinctÂ convergenceÂ of art and craft in one little four minute video. FilmmakerÂ Dustin Cohen pays a visit to violin makerÂ Sam Zygmuntowicz’s studio in Brooklyn to explore theÂ preciseÂ art of making fine musical instruments. The film is the first part of the promising Made in Brooklyn series. I find it remarkable the commitment that Mr.Â Zygmuntowicz has to his clients and to the ongoing service to all of the violins that he has created, specifically staying in New York to support them.
Violin making is aÂ fairlyÂ obscure talent, but one that is definitely worthy of awe by musicians and non-musiciansÂ alike.Â Â I look forward to seeing and learning more from Made in Brooklyn.