Jerome Jennings is an internationally travelled artist whose distinct sound reflects a fierce connection to the swing tradition, soul music, and hip hop. One of his current projects is playing alongside Christian McBride and Christian Sands as part of the Christian McBride’s trio.
As a performer Jerome Jennings has played every major Jazz club in New York City from The Village Vanguard, Birdland, The Blue Note, to Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola. Internationally he’s traveled to and performed in over 30 countries.
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 2016. Jerome performs in various concert halls and clubs nationally and internationally accompanying various accomplished artists.
To date Jerome has/is performing/recording/touring with; Sonny Rollins, Hank Jones, The Count Basie Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis (J@LC), Dee Dee Bridgewater, Christian McBride, Hamiet Bluiett, Freddy Cole, Paula West, Ernestine Anderson, Craig Handy, Davell Crawford, Houston Person, Mike “Philly” Phillips, Henry Butler, Slide Hampton, Benny Golson, Gerald Wilson, Tim Reis, Bernard Fowler, Benny Powell, The Mingus Big Band, Ronnie Mathews, Curtis Fuller, Valery Ponomarev, and many more.