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Paul Jennings


Paul Jennings (b. 1948, Portsmouth, Ohio – 13 January 2022) was an American composer.

Jennings was a prolific writer of music for concert bands at all levels, but especially at the grades 1 through 4 levels. In addition, he wrotefor orchestra, jazz ensemble, and choir. His wife, Teresa Jennings, has orchestrated A Prehistoric Suite for beginning concert band. Teresa and Paul have also collaborated in many creative and innovative classroom music publications through their wonderful Music K-8 education website (a.k.a. Plank Road Publications).

Paul Jennings studied theory and composition with Paul W Whear. In 1979, he joined Jenson, a progressive concert and jazz band publisher at the time. He has composed and arranged literally hundreds of works for different ensembles over the years. Much of his later focus was also geared towards classroom music aids through the family’s Music K-8 company.

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