2019 String Program with Jenny Scheinman
Living Jazz is excited to announce our new strings program led by critically acclaimed violinist Jenny Scheinman. Jenny will be offering classes geared towards improvising on bowed string instruments and interpreting jazz, blues, and americana roots melodies.
About Jenny Scheinman
Jenny Scheinman is a violinist, fiddler, singer, and writer of songs with and without words. She grew up on a homestead in Northern California and has been performing since she was a teenager. She has worked extensively with some of the most innovative jazz artists in the world such as Bill Frisell, Jason Moran, Brian Blade, Madeleine Peyroux, Nels Cline, Myra Melford and Marc Ribot. She has also toured and recorded with numerous American songwriting legends such as Lucinda Williams, Bruce Cockburn, Rodney Crowell, Lou Reed and Ani Difranco. In March of 2015 she premiered a multi-media performance at Duke University entitled Kannapolis:A Moving Portrait which she continues to present in theaters around the country. She has released eight albums of original music: Here On Earth, The Littlest Prisoner, Mischief & Mayhem, Jenny Scheinman, Crossing The Field, 12 Songs, Shalagaster, The Rabbi’s Lover, and Live At Yoshi’s. In the fall of 2019 she will be releasing a new album with her band 'Parlour Game' which she co-leads with drummer Allison Miller.