a native Clevelander, is the Orchestra's up and coming drummer. Jennings has studied with some of Cleveland's finest, such as Dave Drotis, Ralph Jackson, Greg Bandy, and Bill Ransom
. Although only 21 years of age, Jerome has an impressive portfolio of playing experience. In 1999, Jennings received a musical-based scholarship to attend Ohio State University working towards a bachelor degree in Jazz Studies. Soon after his arrival in Columbus, he began what would become a two-year gig with Mojazz recording artist and trumpeter for the Jazz Heritage Orchestra, Pharez Whitted
and world-renowned trombonist Slide Hampton
, including a performance at the Indy Fest, held in Indianapolis, Indiana. Jennings brings a wealth of talent to the Orchestra.