Jeremy Wilms is a composer, arranger, and multi-instrumentalist based in New York City.
Some career highlights:
He’s jammed with Ornette Coleman at his loft and played Broadway revues at retirement communities in New Jersey (sometimes in the same weekend). He was briefly in Chico Hamilton’s band playing guitar, and played bass on Broadway in Fela! the musical. During the tour for Fela! he played with Fela Kuti’s son Femi at the Shrine in Lagos and other venues around the world. He’s recorded with artists as diverse as Bebel Gilberto and Beyoncé.
Wilms is currently a guitarist in the orchestra for MacArthur Fellowship winner Taylor Mac’s “24 Decade History Of Popular Music” as well as the bassist on ABC Network’s “The Gong Show”. He is also the arranger and musical director for The Heathens and other acts based at the fabled Mckittrick Hotel, home of “Sleep No More” in NYC.
He received his degrees in Bachelor of Music from Georgia State University and Master of Music from CUNY Queens College.