Ingrid Jensen, North Sea Jazz festival, 2008
January 12, 1966 |
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
|Labels||Enja, SteepleChase, Justin Time, ArtistShare, Whaling City Sound, Whirlwind|
|Associated acts||DIVA Big Band|
Ingrid Jensen (born January 12, 1966 in North Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian jazz trumpet player. She has been nominated for several Juno awards, winning one for her first album, Vernal Fields.
After graduating from Berklee, she toured with the Vienna Art Orchestra and taught at the Bruckner Conservatory in Austria when she was 25. She went back to the U.S. in 1994 and became a member of the DIVA Big Band. During the same year, her debut album Vernal Fields (Enja, 1994) appeared and won a Juno Award.
Jensen has worked with Maria Schneider, 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, and Billy Taylor.
She has performed on Saturday Night Live with the British soul singer Corrine Bailey Rae and has been playing in the horn section backing actor Denis Leary. She has performed with her sister, Christine Jensen, who plays saxophone.
- Vernal Fields (Enja, 1994)
- Here on Earth (Enja, 1997)
- Higher Grounds (Enja, 1999)
- Jam Session Vol. 4 (SteepleChase, 2002)
- Now as Then (Justin Time, 2003)
- At Sea (ArtistShare, 2005)
- Flurry (ArtistShare, 2007)
- Kind of New with Jason Miles (Whaling City Sound, 2015)
- Infinitude with Christine Jensen (Whirlwind, 2016)
with Tobias Meinhart
- Natural Perception (Enja Records) 2015
with Chris Connor
- Haunted Heart 2001
with Geoff Keezer
- Falling Up 2003
with DIVA Big Band
- Something's Coming (Perfect Sound) 1996
with Vienna Art Orchestra
- FE & Males (Polygram) 1994
with Dena DeRose
- Another World 1999
- United 2016
with Virginia Mayhew
- Chiaroscuro 1996
- Nini Green 1997
- Phantoms 2003
- No Walls 2004
- Simple Thank You 2008
with Judi Silvano
- Let Yourself Go 2004
with the Maria Schneider Orchestra
- Allegresse 2000
- Days of Wine and Roses–Live at the Jazz Standard 2000
- Concert in the Garden 2004
- Sky Blue 2007
with the Steve Treseler Group
- Center Song 2013
with Marianne Trudel
- La vie commence ici (2014)
with Orchestre national de jazz de Montréal
- Dans la forêt de ma mémoire (2015)
with Maggi Olin
- Dreams (1999)
- Live At Fasching (2002)
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