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Jennifer Wharton is a low brass specialist based in New York City. Though getting her start classically, Jen has deep roots in jazz, commercial, chamber and Broadway music. Like a virus, she won’t stop until she has conquered the world.

These days, Jennifer can be found performing in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical but has also held positions at The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, Jekyll and Hyde, Scandalous, Wonderland, 9 to 5 and Curtains, as well as performing as a substitute in over a dozen other Broadway productions.

Jen is a member of two Grammy-nominated ensembles, Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society and Alan Ferber Extended Ensemble. She has also performed on the Grammy-nominated cast albums for The Gershwins’ Porgy & Bess, 9 to 5 The Musical and Curtains The Musical as well as the Grammy-winning recording of Beautiful The Carole King Musical.

She has performed and/or recorded with ensembles including the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Dizzy Gillespie All Star Band, Ken Peplowski Big Band, Ronald McDonald House Brass Quintet, Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra, Woody Herman Orchestra, John Yao and His 17 Piece Instrument, Miggy Augmented Jazz Orchestra, Walking Distance, South Florida Jazz Orchestra, DIVA Jazz Orchestra, Jeff Fairbanks Jazz Orchestra, and the BMI Jazz Composers’ Workshop.

Jennifer is an XO Professional Brass artist and plays the 1240-LT bass trombone. She teaches bass trombone at Montclair State University in New Jersey.


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Urban(e)

Greenleaf Music
2021

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Album Urban(e) by Mike Fahie

Urban(e)

Greenleaf Music
2020

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Album URBAN(E) by Mike Fahie

URBAN(E)

Greenleaf Music
2020

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Album Bonegasm by Jennifer Wharton

Bonegasm

Sunnyside Records
2019

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Album Assembly of Shadows by Remy Le Boeuf

Assembly of Shadows

Soundspore Records
2019

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