A favorite of songwriters from Roger Miller (BIG RIVER) to Bolshoi Ballet composer, Rodion Schredrin, who wrote her a song for the first Russian-Japanese-American collaboration of a new musical. Jennifer, the original Crystal in LITTLE SHOP OF HORROR has appeared on the cast albums of LITTLE SHOP, BIG RIVER and MARIE CHRISTINE. Jennifer sang, “Stranger to the Rain” on the STEPHEN SCHWARTZ ALBUM, performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center, opened for Steve Tyrell at the Americana at Brand and was the “Fairy Godmother” in the British Panto production of CINDERELLA. Jennifer also performed in the concert MAKING GOOD starring Stephen Schwartz in Los Angeles, sang at the NAACP Theater Awards and sang the theme song for “ The Black Commercials” on CONAN. At Reprise! she garnered raves for her performances in HAIR, KISMET and MOST HAPPY FELLA. She originated the title characters in ABYSSINIA at Cleveland Playhouse and VENUS and performed in Sir Peter Hall’s Shakespeare repertory at the Ahmanson Theater. Jennifer performed in THE MAGIC OF MOTOWN, a tribute to Motown’s Berry Gordy, with Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson. In Denmark, Jennifer sang with Al Jarreau on a LIVE TV special of songs from “Princess & the Black-Eyed Pea”. Feature film work includes, Garry Marshall’s VALENTINES’S DAY, THE OTHER SISTER, DEAR GOD, GRACE OF MY HEART (produced by Martin Scorsese), Sean Penn’s THE CROSSING GUARD, and SOUR GRAPES writer/director Larry David. Television appearances include LIPSTICK JUNGLE, DIRT, ER, SCRUBS and ALL MY CHILDREN. An OVATION AWARD and GARLAND AWARD winner and a NAACP AWARD nominee, she is a graduate of Dartmouth College, where she received the Heiman Award for Excellence in the Arts and served for two terms on the Board of Overseers for the Hopkins Center for the Arts and Hood Museum.