Jens Lindemann (born 1966) is a Canadian trumpet soloist now based in Los Angeles. As a trumpet player in the Canadian Brass from 1996 to 2001 he played at major concert venues all over the world. He continues to play internationally as an orchestral soloist, with chamber groups and jazz bands, and also as a recitalist and masterclinician.
Lindemann is currently a professor with high distinction at UCLA and was a Distinguished Visiting Artist at Shenandoah Conservatory of Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia. He has also taught at the Banff Centre in Banff, Alberta.
Named "Personality of the Year 2006" by the British magazine The Brass Herald, Lindemann also hosted the 33rd International Trumpet Guild conference at the Banff Centre in June 2008. He has given numerous world premières with orchestras including the North American première of Bernd Alois Zimmermann's concerto Nobody Knows with the Toronto Symphony.
Lindemann studied at the Juilliard School of Music, McGill University and as a member of Canadian Brass received an honorary doctorate from McMaster University and is an honorary fellow of the Royal Conservatory of Music. Among numerous distinctions, he has been named as a nominee for a Grammy award (Canadian Brass), Juno Award (Canadian Brass) and received the Echo Klassik Award (Canadian Brass). He has also given a Command Performance for Queen Elizabeth II. While a student, Jens Lindemann was also the first prize winner of two major international solo contests in 1992, the Prague Spring Festival competition and the Ellsworth Smith (Florida), both by unanimous juries. In May of 2012, he was the first Canadian trumpeter to ever perform as a featured soloist with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
- Flying Solo (2003)
- Rising Sun (2005)
- The Classic Trumpet (2008)
as guest/ensemble member:
- All Star Brass Live 2009, 2010, 2011
- Pines of Rome with Italian Wonderbrass (2011)
- Dreaming of the Masters (2011)
With Canadian Brass:
- Canadian Brass Plays Bernstein (1996)
- Canadian Brass Christmas Experiment (1997)
- Canadian Brass All You Need is Love (1998)
- Canadian Brass A Christmas Gloria (1999)
- Canadian Brass Take the "A" Train (1999)
- Canadian Brass Celebration (1999)
- Canadian Brass Bach - Goldberg Variations (2001)