Jenny Scheinman made her name in the New York City jazz scene, but she grew up on a bluff in Northern California's Humboldt County, where she now lives again. Joshua Black Wilkins/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

Jenny Scheinman Reaches Out To Her Father In Song

Scheinman says that since writing and performing The Littlest Prisoner's "Just a Child," the song has "really transformed" her relationship with her father.

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Violinist Jenny Scheinman performs at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival. Erik Jacobs for NPR hide caption

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Music Reviews

Jenny Scheinman's 'Mayhem' Hard To Pin Down

Scheinman's quartet features players raised on and accustomed to performing all kinds of music.

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