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Jerome Jennings Group
When January 25, 2018 - January 26, 2018
10:00 PM - 01:00 AM
Where The Django 2 6th Ave, New York, NY 10013, USA
JEROME JENNINGS Short Bio Jerome Jennings hails from Cleveland, Ohio where he began to play drums at the age of ten. Playing the drums was key to his formation as a young person teaching him discipline and eventually bringing him to the east coast where he studied music performance as an undergraduate at Rutgers-New Brunswick. He later earned a masters degree from the prestigious Juilliard School in Manhattan. Since moving to the east coast, Jerome has toured and recorded with legendary musicians like Sonny Rollins, Hank Jones, Gerald Wilson, Christian McBride, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Wynton Marsalis, Henry Butler, and countless others.

Currently, Jerome is keeping extremely busy teaching, conducting clinics, educational youth out reach in conjunction with Jazz At Lincoln Center’s Jazz for Young People (JFYP) program. As always, Jerome has remained a pertinent performer. His debut recording ‘The Beast’ was named one of the top 3 Jazz releases by NPR, received a 4 star rating in DownBeat Magazine, and nominated for the prestigious French ‘Grand Prix du disque’ award for Album Of The Year.

Jerome has a deep investment in and passion for education and outreach. He delivers interactive lectures on jazz history and performance to people of all ages through his work at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Swing University. Additionally, he works with youth through Lincoln Center’s Jazz For Young People, the Jazz House Kids Program, and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Beginning fall 2017, Jerome has accepted the position as Resident Director of The Juilliard Jazz Orchestra. Through his work as a musician and educator, Jerome is thoroughly committed to carrying the tradition and core values of jazz music onward.

Ongoing Events - 01/25/18