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************Jenny Wrenn


Jenny Wrenn was born in England and came to Australia at the age of 11. A highly versatile singer she enjoys great demand as a studio session singer.

She is heavily influenced by blues and gospel and her repertoire consists of bop tunes and rearranged standards as well as group harmonies in the vocal group "Birdland".

She was the feature vocalist with Mike Nelson's "Four On The Floor" and has performed and recorded with the Mike Nelson Quartet for national broadcast on Jim McLeod's "Jazz Track".

She has performed as a soloist with the W.A. Symphony Orchestra on numerous occasions.

She sang in the Playhouse production of Sondheim's "Company".

As a vocalist with the group "Manteca", she was recorded by the ABC in a 10 part TV series.

She returned to England in 1974 and enjoyed several years working as a floorshow artist and studio session singer based in London.

She is currently performing as a member of the vocal trio Birdland and as a featured artist with the One For All jazz big band.

She has taught vocal technique privately for several years. In 1999 she taught at Mater Dei private secondary college. In 2000 she moved to Canberra where she performed regularly at the National Press Club.

In February, 2001 the Jenny Wrenn Quintet, consisting of faculty from the Canberra School of Music (Gary France drums, Eric C. Ajaye bass, John Mackey tenor sax and Mike Nelson piano) performed at the Australian Jazz Festival.

In April, 2002 she was the featured artist in a national broadcast from Llewellyn Hall, School of Music, ANU by the ABC for "Sunday Live". Also featured in a live broadcast from Artsound FM, Canberra

In June 2003 she returned to Perth to perform with Birdland in concert for the Perth Jazz Society at the Hyde Park Hotel accompanied by the Mike Nelson Trio (Eric Ajaye, bass and Ric Eastman, drums). In October 2003 she left Canberra and now resides with her family in Perth WA.

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