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Ingrid Jensen

Trumpet | Jazz

Selected by Down Beat as one of the “25 most important improvising musicians of the future” and rated in the top two in a number of their critic’s polls for “talent deserving wider recognition”, Ingrid has garnered an impressive reputation as trumpet-player, bandleader and educator. She divides her time throughout the year, touring and recording with her own groups, performing with numerous other large and small ensembles, and appearing as a special guest artist at prestigious colleges and universities around the globe. Ingrid has built a strong reputation for herself and receives rave reviews in the music circle with her own projects, and as a regular voice in the Grammy-award-winning Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra.

Her three CDs’ for the ENJA label won her numerous nominations from the Canadian Juno Awards and a win in 1995 for her first of the three, Vernal Fields. Her current releases on the ArtistShare web-based label, At Sea (IJQ) and Flurry (Nordic Connect), continue to receive high accolades and she tours with both bands extensively. Some of the many notable musicians and artists she has performed and or recorded with include: Darcy James Argue and Secret Society, Corrine Bailey Rae, Christine Jensen, Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts, Dr.Lonnie Smith, Marc Copland, Steve Wilson, Dennis Chambers, Bob Berg, Gary Thomas, Gary Bartz, Bill Stewart, Teri-Lynn Carrington, Lenny White, Geoffrey Keezer, Billy Hart, Joel Miller, George Garzone, Seamus Blake, Bruce Barth, Chris Connor, Mark Murphy, Dr. Billy Taylor, Tim Hagens, Victor Lewis, Dennis Leary, Frank Wess, Clark Terry, The Sherisse Rogers big band, DIVA, Paul Booth, The Metropole Orchestra, The HR Big Band, Kim Clarke, Guillarmo Klein and the Mingus Big Band.

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