The versatile violinist is as well-known for backing the likes of Norah Jones and Lucinda Williams as she is for her many solo projects. On her new album, Scheinman leads a band of creative risk-takers that includes guitarist Nels Cline of Wilco.
From his porch in the Treme, the drummer can see where slaves congregated for Sunday drum circles, where Professor Longhair lived and where gospel choirs sing. No wonder he proudly steeps himself in his city's musical tradition.
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