Christine Jensen Jazz Orchestra featuring Ingrid Jensen
Time 7:00 pm
Time 7:00 pm
Some of the most incredibly focused and finely wrought large ensemble music to emerge in recent memory” – All About Jazz Two time JUNO Award-winner and Downbeat Critics Choice Rising Star in both the Big Band and Composer categories, saxophonist/composer Christine Jensen has been hailed as “one of Canada’s most compelling composers.” (Globe and Mail). She’s assembled a magnificent 20-piece ensemble featuring her sister Ingrid Jensen on trumpet/electronics. Her latest CD, Habitat, a brilliantly nuanced narrative work was awarded 5 Stars in Downbeat Magazine, which raved that its earthy dynamism “feels of the moment, yet timeless; big band clichés are avoided, but beauty is paramount.”
Includes: Jocelyn Couture lead trumpet, Bill Mahar trumpet, Dave Mossing trumpet, Aaron Doyle trumpet, Robert Ellis trombone, Jean-Nicolar Trottier trombone, David Grott trombone, Dave Martin trombone, Samuel Blais sax/clarinet, Donny Kennedy sax/flute, Eric Hove sax, Steve Kaldestad sax, André Leroux sax, Kenny Bibace guitar, Fraser Hollins acoustic/bass, Richard Irwin drums, John Roney piano.
Thanks to Canada Council for the Arts