"I’ve had the honor of playing with Jen Gilleran for over a decade and she is by far the most musical, intuitive and passionate drummer I’ve ever heard. She puts her entire being into her playing, whether the kit, a cymbal, a piece of iron or wood, even a broom. There is something holy about watching her play. I’ve never seen anything like it."
gregory alan isakov
"Jen fills the distance from her keen ear to her entire sonic kit with intelligence, heart, skill, and integrity - all in abundance. Whether we’re improvising or playing composed pieces, Jen gets inside my music and lays down exactly what fits, not as an accompanist but integrally, as an equal. I still feel the way I felt over ten years ago after our first rehearsals and performances together: I can’t wait to play with her again."
“Music comes first for Jen Gilleran. She is a percussive composer more than a drummer…always thoughtfully creating parts that compliment the arch of the song and lyrical content. Her sound is warm, her vibe is open, and she is an excellent listener."