Brian Jenkins

Brian Jenkins
Age Groups
  • Ensemble
  • Jazz
  • Bass Guitar

A Connecticut native, bassist BRIAN EARL JENKINS is a graduate of The University of Hartford, Hartt School of Music. He is student of the late saxophone legend, Jackie McLean, bassist, Nat Reeves and, pianist Hotep Galeta. Jenkins has been a fixture of the New England music scene for twenty-five years and has performed with an eclectic list of musicians in a wide range of musical styles. They include trombonist, Steve Davis' Explorers Quintet from 1994-98, with whom he recorded two CDs, "The Moon Knows" and "New Terrain"; saxophonists, Houston Person, Mike DiRubbo, and Kris Jensen; vocalists, Shawnn Monteiro and Nicole Pasternak; guitarists, Joe Beck and Jeff Pitchell and Chris Tofield; pianists, Warren Byrd and Mark Templeton; and many Jazz, Rock, R&B, and Blues outfits of the northeastern U.S.A.