Saxophonist Christine Jensen is at the helm of a big band for her new album, Treelines (Justin Time, 2010). In this interview, Jensen talks about why she formed a big band; her special musical rapport with her sister, trumpeter Ingrid Jensen; and how she takes her compositional inspiration on this album from the natural world. Learn more at www.christinejensenmusic.com.
NOTE: This is Christine Jensen’s second appearance on The Jazz Session. Click here to listen to her May 2007 episode.