Jen Ledger
Musician
Jen Ledger
Jennifer Carole "Jen" Ledger is the English drummer and backing vocalist for the Grammy Award-nominated Christian rock/hard rock band Skillet. At the age of eighteen she became Skillet's drummer, when their former drummer Lori Peters retired. Ledger relocated to the United States at age 16 to major in drums at Living Light School of Worship in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
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Christian Rock Band Skillet Gains Mainstream Popularity With 'Rise' Album
Huffington Post - over 3 years
KENOSHA, Wis. -- KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Skillet has long been much more than a pan to Christian music fans, but a new set of mainstream music lovers are starting to get to know the rock band that has been around since the mid-1990s. Skillet released its eighth album, "Rise," this June — coming off its best-selling album, "Awake," which went platinum after three years. But singer John Cooper hardly feels famous. "I like to tell people that Skillet is biggest selling band that you've never heard of," said Cooper at his home in Kenosha, Wis. "People think I'm famous all the time, but they don't know who Skillet is," he said. "They always think I'm somebody else. They always think I'm Johnny Knoxville or Ryan Seacrest or somebody like that." Off stage, Cooper and his wife, Korey, who also plays guitar and keyboards, live far from the spotlight in Kenosha, a southern Wisconsin city of about 100,000 people where Korey grew up. She has family nearby and her father started a church in the a ...
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In the Limelight - Rock the Desert - My West Texas
Google News - over 5 years
Skillet's solo sections were great fun — from Jen ledger's powerful drumming while elegantly flowing around the stage on what looked like the top of a huge mushroom, to Seth Morrison's nifty guitar work and on to Tate Olsen's violin solo that included
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Heaven Fest reaches new heights in Loveland - ReporterHerald.com
Google News - over 5 years
The drum solo by Jen Ledger of Skillet was the most YouTubed few minutes of Heaven Fest. Crews filled more than 1200 trash bags - 10 30-cubic-yard roll-off trash containers - with trash and recyclables. The east parking lot at The Ranch accommodated
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Christian rockers Skillet stop by Shoals - Times Daily
Google News - over 5 years
Skillet is (from left) Korey Cooper, Seth Morrison, John Cooper and Jen Ledger. Skillet will perform Friday at Muscle Shoals High School. Tenn.-formed Skillet has been twice nominated for Grammy Awards and has won several Dove Awards
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Skillet returns to festival with new look - My West Texas
Google News - over 5 years
His wife, Korey Cooper, has been Skillet's rhythm guitarist since 1999, and drummer-vocalist Jen Ledger has been with the band since 2008. Earlier this year, lead guitarist Ben Kasica, who joined the band in 2001 at age 16, left Skillet to pursue other
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Spotlight on Skillet - Holmes County Times Advertiser
Google News - over 5 years
In 2008 Skillet announced that Peters was retiring from the band and during the Christmas season of 2007 they took on Jen Ledger as their new drummer. Comatose was certified Gold in sales by the RIAA in 2009 and Skillet announced that they went into
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Sound of Skillet bridges multiple genres - Muskegon Chronicle - MLive.com
Google News - over 5 years
The band includes his wife, keyboards/rhythm guitarist Korey Cooper, and drummer Jen Ledger. Long time guitarist Ben Kasica left the band two months ago, and guitarist Seth Morrison has been filling in. "Ben started a production company several years
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Skillet scores 'Transformers' tune, headlining slot at Big Ticket Festival - The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
Google News - over 5 years
Drummer Jen Ledger has been with the band since 2008. Skillet won a Billboard Music Award for its “Awake” album, originally released in August 2009. Cooper said he has been writing new music for the band's next studio project on tap for next year
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Chris Tomlin, Skillet Win at Billboard Awards - Christian Post
Google News - almost 6 years
While the band has been criticized for not being Christian, the band's drummer, Jen Ledger, recently clarified in an interview during the Avalanche tour, “I love controversy because a lot of Christians assume that we are not really Christian because we
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Review: First Niagara opens season with an Avalanche - Washington Observer Reporter
Google News - almost 6 years
“She (percussionist Jen Ledger) just beats her drums like crazy. Halestorm is pretty amazing, too.” Following Skillet's positive messages, doing an complete 180 was Theory of a Deadman, which featured vulgar lyrics, some not-so-kid-friendly comments
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