Look for Ella “Harp” Jenkins in front of the fireplace at Frazier Park Library on Saturday, Feb. 17 at 1 p.m. You’ll be surprised!
By Patric Hedlund, TME
She’s a hometown mountain girl with a wry sense of humor and a talent for unexpectedly turning the stereotype of “sweet, dreamy harp music” into a driving, beat-rich and bass-heavy revolution of contemporary blues.
Ella Dawn Jenkins, 29, just released her first album, “Who Asked…(please see below to view full stories and photographs)
Ella Jenkins picked up the harp in Piñon Pines at age 8, studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and built a Tiny House to live in Half Moon Bay to launch her music career with a new, bluesy harp sound.
Ella at her Tiny House in Half Moon Bay in 2017, with her unique twist on what the harp can be.
Right: Ella Jenkins was on the cover of The New Mountain Pioneer in December 2012. She had a party on Mt. Pinos Way to show off the Tiny House she built, before it was towed to Half Moon Bay.
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This is part of the February 16, 2018 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.
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