Mental Health Issues with Jennifer Wharton

Alan and Steve visit with professional musician Jennifer Wharton about mental health issues that confront music students and teachers.

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Jennifer Wharton is a low brass specialist based in New York City. Though getting her start classically, Jen has planted deep roots in jazz and commercial music. She can usually be found honking out low notes in a broadway pit, a recording studio, on stage or in a big band section.

Jen is a members of multiple Grammy-nominated jazz orchestras, Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society, Alan Ferber Beg Band and the Terraza Big Band. She has also performed or recorded with the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Dizzy Gillespie All Star Band, Woody Herman Orchestra, Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra, Jihye Lee Jazz Orchestra, Big Heart Machine, lots of at-home virtual big bands, and with her favorite husband, trombonist/composer John Fedchock.

Jennifer released her sophomore album with her band Bonegasm called Not a Novelty on Sunnyside Records in Spring 2021.