Become a member and get exclusive access to articles, live sessions and more!
Start Your Free Trial

Ingrid Jensen: Here on Earth

JazzTimes may earn a small commission if you buy something using one of the retail links in our articles. JazzTimes does not accept money for any editorial recommendations. Read more about our policy here. Thanks for supporting JazzTimes.

Jensen, whose album Vernal Fields won Canada’s Juno Award as “Best Mainstream Album” of 1995, is a trumpeter with roots in Kenny Wheeler and Woody Shaw. She shows a lot of enthusiasm (and chops), and her solos sprawl, with phrases firing off in all directions. Self-editing could bring more focus to her playing, but this is my only suggestion.

Start Your Free Trial to Continue Reading

Become a JazzTimes member to explore our complete archive of interviews, profiles, columns, and reviews written by music's best journalists and critics.