Jen Perryman Resume

Vocalist/ Pianist


Sept '01—Present   Performances at various Dallas clubs, restaurants, and country clubs, including
The Gaylord Texan, The Library Bar (Melrose Hotel), Ocean Prime, and Seasons 52.

Dec ’08—2012   Keyboardist and vocalist at United Methodist Church in McKinney.

Aug ’08—2011   Keyboardist and vocalist in Atlantis Band: performances at nightclubs and  Private Parties in the Dallas/Ft Worth Metroplex.

Jan '05—Aug ’08   Keyboardist and vocalist in Mars Hill: performances at nightclubs and private parties in Dallas and Fort Worth.

Jan '05—Oct '05   Keyboardist and vocalist at Springcreek Christian Church.

June '02—Feb ’05  Featured vocalist in The Signature Band: private parties in Dallas and Fort Worth.

July'01—Sept '01   Featured performer aboard The American and Mississippi Queens: Delta
Queen Steamboat Company; playing piano and singing in a duo, trio and septet.

July'99—June '0l   Regular performances at various Los Angeles nightclubs.

Sept '98—June '99   Featured vocalist in "Icehouse"-Dallas party band: weddings, private parties, and nightclubs.

Apr '97—June '99   Pianist/vocalist: Four Seasons Resort; Las Colinas, Texas.

Feb '97—¬Apr '97   Featured vocalist in Dallas' based jazz/blues-quintet, the "Groove Poets":
Performing at clubs and private parties in Dallas and Austin.

Apr '96—Oct '97   Vocalist in "Frontline"-Dallas party band: weddings, private parties, and nightclubs.

1989—Present   Various freelance group and solo piano/vocal gigs: hotels, restaurants, weddings, parties, art shows, recording sessions, and church services.

Apr '95—Feb '96   Solo pianist/vocalist: SS Independence/ American Hawaii Cruises.

Christmas 1991-96   Performer with "The Living Christmas Card", a traditional/contemporary caroling quartet: corporate and private parties in Dallas and Ft. Worth.

1992—1994   "Cavalcade of Stars", local show band: conventions and private parties in Texas, Florida, Chicago, New Orleans, and Mexico.

Jan '94   Guest performance and recording with "Unified Jazz Ensemble (National Endowment for the Arts funded jazz quintet).

1990—1992   Featured vocalist with the jazz group "Frank Heye Project"; clubs and private parties around Dallas, Denton, McKinney, and San Antonio.

Summer 1993   Vocalist with "Robert Lee Kolb and The Local Heroes" at Dallas clubs:
Broadway Grill and the Village Country Club.

1990   Soprano in the Dallas Symphony Chorus; performances at the Morton H. Meyerson.


Dallas studio work:
Work in various Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex recording studios, including jingle house The Axcess Group, TM Century, Hooper Music Productions, and Radio Vision. Also, work on various jingles including KRLD radio spot for III Forks restaurant, "A Walmart Christmas" and Ft. Worth Outlet Square jingle. Demo/CD recordings for various artists: Luminous Sound Studios, Dallas Sound Lab, Goodnight Audio, Grand Theft Studio, Eagle Audio, Reel Time Audio, Inside Track, and Crystal Clear Sound.

More Dallas studio work:
2006 and 2008 CD releases; Slow Burn recorded at Face Recordings and Losing My Grip, recorded at Barncat Productions and Palace Cleaners.

Los Angeles studio work:
2003 self-titled CD release.
Background vocal session work in Los Angeles studios for various recording artists.

Denton studio work:
UNT Jazz Singer 1991 CD release: "My Favorite Things", and follow-up recording, released in 1993.

Dallas commercial work:
Various commercial work for The Axcess Group, TM Century and Radio Vision in Dallas, TX. Radio I.D. work at Hooper Music Productions and TM Century.


University of North Texas jazz studies major in vocal performance, and minor in piano.
Graduation date: December 1994.

Piano lessons for 13 years.

Voice lessons for four years.

Member and soloist with the University of North Texas Jazz Singers: 1989-'93.

Member of the University of North Texas Concert Choir: 1989-'92

Vocalist with the University of North Texas Zebras, (fusion/funk band): 1991


1989 IAJE outstanding Musicianship Award, New Orleans.

1989 Scholarship, Schubert Study Club.

1988 Second Place, SMU Jazz Piano Competition.

1988 First Place, Dallas Solo and Ensemble Competition.


Am able to sing in the following languages: Portuguese, French, Italian, and German (note: I do not speak these languages, but learned to sing them phonetically).

MIDI Programming ... 2003 self-titled cd all programmed by myself minus bass and drums

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