Ingrid Jensen

Jazz, Composer

1966 –

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Who is Ingrid Jensen?

Ingrid Jensen is a Canadian jazz trumpet player.

Jensen is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music and Malaspina University in Nanaimo, British Columbia. She has been nominated for several Juno awards, winning one with her first release, Vernal Fields. Ingrid spends much of her time touring with her own projects, playing with the Grammy award winning Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra and guesting at prestigious universities around the world. Her sister, Christine Jensen, plays the saxophone and occasionally performs with Ingrid.

A partial list of musicians with whom Jensen has worked includes: Steve Wilson, Jeff 'Tain' Watts, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Bob Berg, Gary Bartz, Bill Stewart, Terri Lyne Carrington, Geoffrey Keezer, Billy Hart, George Garzone, Chris Connor, Victor Lewis, Clark Terry, Frank Wess, Billy Taylor and the DIVA Big Band. Jensen has also performed on Saturday Night Live with the British soul singer, Corrine Bailey Rae and has been recently playing in the horn section backing actor/singer/comedian Denis Leary.

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Born
Jan 12, 1966
North Vancouver
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Education
  • Berklee College of Music

Submitted
on July 23, 2013