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Jenny Scheinman            

Indie-Jazz Violinist, Composer & Singer

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, Nels Cline, and Marc Ribot. She has also toured and recorded with numerous American songwriting legends such as Lucinda Williams, Bruce Cockburn, Rodney Crowell, Robbie Fulks, 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 theatres 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 2020, she released a new album with her band, Parlour Game, which she co-leads with drummer Allison Miller.

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