About: David Jennings has thirty years of professional playing experience.
Weddings: Mr. Jennings provides brilliant brass tones to compliment your wedding ceremony. David plays solo and in combination with an organist or pianist. His repertoire includes classic ceremonial, secular and non-secular music.
Professional Playing Experience: David Jennings is a recording, touring musician who has performed and recorded with Grammy award-winning artists. Some of the artists he has performed with include The Four Tops, The Temptations, Gladys Knight, Roger Daltrey and The Who, Doc Severinsen, Sammy Davis, Jr., Jerry Lewis, Natalie Cole, Bill Cosby, David Sanborn, Manhattan Transfer, Bernadette Peters, and many others. David Jennings was a member of the Four Freshmen, and toured nationally. He has performed with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra with Rosemary Clooney, and the Toledo Symphony Orchestra with Diane Schurr.
Highlighted Broadway Musicals: Chorus Line, Guys & Dolls, West Side Story, Grease, Wizard of Oz, Fiddler on the Roof, Jesus Christ Superstar, Peter Pan, and White Christmas. Corporate events include performing with the Detroit Lions’ Band, Detroit Red Wings’ at the Stanley Cup Celebration, Disney on Ice; and Detroit/Montreux Jazz Festival, and numerous corporate functions. Being one of Detroit’s premier players, David Jennings is proud to say he has performed for two Presidents, for Michigan’s Governor and Detroit’s Mayor.
Private Instruction: David Jennings is Adjunct Professor of Trumpet at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Mr. Jennings has 30 years of teaching experience in the Metropolitan Detroit area. His love for and dedication to teaching has allowed students to achieve their goals, excel beyond their expectations and progress in their music careers. He teaches all levels of ability, from beginning to advanced students. David Jennings instructs out of his home or travels to his student’s home, or at various schools.