Jordan Hess

Del Gesu model

Instrument Description

A late Guarneri del Gesu model, this is your typical stallion horse. A hot-blooded, trusty steed with a beautiful spicy “red” finish to match. Fills you with burning desire to play the flashiest works on it. 

About the Maker

Jordan Hess is a young violin maker from a small farm in east central Indiana, who first began making instruments when he was nine. Now based in Salt Lake City, Utah, Jordan makes his violins based on traditional Cremonese working methods, creating instruments with exceptional tonal qualities and playability. Jordan makes a variety of models, ranging in size from grand pattern Strads to smaller ‘Del Gesu’s, and have a tonal palette ranging from warm and colorful, to rich and powerful. As a violinist himself, Jordan pays particular care in making sure that his instruments are comfortable and ergonomic for the player.