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Bill Frisell - Music For Strings (USA) at Vilnius Jazz Festival at Russian Drama Theatre Of Lithuania


Russian Drama Theatre Of Lithuania
Vilnius Jazz Festival

J. Basanavičiaus g.13, LT 03108
+ 370 5 2620552


Sun, October 18, 2015

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Guitarist Bill Frisell’s Music for Strings - featuring violinist Jenny Scheinman, violist Eyvind Kang and cellist Hank Roberts - will perform music from his latest Woody Guthrie project, recently premiered at Lincoln Center along with wide-ranging material from this group's long, long history - in any given concert, drawn from projects like Big Sur, Richter 858, Unspeakable, History Mystery, Allen Ginsberg's Kaddish, Hunter S. Thompson's Kentucky Derby, as well as some special new surprises.

Jenny Scheinman is a singer, violin player, composer and arranger. She grew up on a homestead in Northern California in a family of folk musicians, studied at Oberlin Conservatory, graduated with a degree in English literature from UC Berkeley, and has been performing since she was a teenager. She has taken the #1 Rising Star. Violinist title in the Downbeat Magazine Critics Poll and has been listed as one of their Top Ten Overall Violinists for a decade. She has garnered numerous high-profile arranging credits with Lucinda Williams, Bono, Lou Reed, Metallica and Sean Lennon, and has toured and recorded with Bill Frisell, Bruce Cockburn, Norah Jones, Madeleine Peyroux, Nels Cline, Vinicius Cantuaria, Rodney Crowell, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Mark Ribot. She has eight CDs of original music to date; The Littlest Prisoner, Mischief & Mayhem, Jenny Scheinman, Crossing The Field, 12 Songs, Shalagaster, The Rabbi's Lover and Live At Yoshi’s....

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Antanas uploaded this event on August 26, 2015