In 2012, Jenn Allen Zevos received a dual Bachelor's degree in Jazz Composition and Trumpet Performance from Berklee College of Music, where she received instruction from Tiger Okoshi, Phil Wilson, Christine Fawson, Greg Hopkins, and Ken Pullig. Jenn completed her graduate studies at the New England Conservatory May of 2014, receiving a Master's of Music Degree in Jazz Composition. During her time at NEC, she studied privately with Ken Schaphorst, Laurie Frink, and Mal Barsamian. While at NEC Jenn was selected for a paid teaching fellowship through the Community Performance Partnerships program.
Jenn has had the honor of sharing the stage with artists like Paula Cole, Ben E. King, Kendrick Scott, Julian Lage, Anat Cohen, Lew Soloff, Lalah Hathaway, Mulatu Astatke, Pepe de Lucia, Simon Shaheen, Javier Limon, and others. Jenn is musically affiliated with the New England Conservatory Jazz Composer's Workshop Orchestra, the NEC Middle Eastern Ensemble, The Omar Thomas Large Ensemble, the Agbekor Society & Mile Norvisi Chorus, Beantown, Luminarium Dance Company, the Veronica Robles Mariachi Ensemble, and more.
Jenn's arrangements and compositions have been performed by the Metropole Orchestra, Vince Mendoza, Gregory Porter, Giovanca Ostiana, Luminarium Dance Company, the NEC Jazz Composer's Workshop Orchestra, the Berklee Rainbow Band, and more.
Jenn is a passionate educator, with experience teaching brass, music theory, and improvisation to pupils of all ages and abilities. She currently teaches private lessons for both the Dedham and Hudson public school districts, as well as teaching private lessons and master classes throughout the Greater Boston area.