Lucy Southern is an american violinist living near Paris, France. She holds a Bachelor's of Music degree from San Francisco State University's School of Music. There she studied violin with the Alexander String Quartet and she was a winner of the Shenson Foundation award for her senior recital. In France she studied with the renowned jazz violinist Pierre Blanchard before studying for a year at the Didier Lockwood School. Lucy performs regularly in France in various groups and formations specializing in gypsy jazz, tango, classical, and other creative musical styles. Her gypsy jazz quintet The Gypsy Messengers released there first album in 2020.