Music & Entertainment
- M.M., Master of Music, University of Northern Colorado
- B.M., Bachelor of Music, University of Wyoming
Jenna McLean is a jazz artist and Lecturer in Music and Entertainment at the University of Memphis Lambuth in Jackson, TN. As an accomplished performer, vocal technician, songwriter and educator, she finds her artistic drive in bringing new twists to timeless standards of the Great American Songbook as well as newer pop, funk and soul tunes. With a love and devotion for jazz, opera, R&B, and folk music, she maintains the belief that all music is good music as long as it speaks to the soul and grooves.
McLean is currently working toward her Doctor of Arts degree in Jazz Studies at the University of Northern Colorado where she completed a Master of Music Degree in Jazz Studies. She also has a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Wyoming. She recently had the pleasure of performing alongside Bobby McFerrin, the New York Voices, and Aubrey Logan, and has frequently performed at renowned Colorado jazz venues including Ace Gillett's, Jays Bistro, and Nocturne Jazz and Supper Club and Dazzle.
She is the recent winner of the Downbeat Student Music Awards Graduate Vocal Soloist Category, and is a recent recipient of the Pathways to Jazz Grant.