Show #11: Christine Jensen

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Jason Crane interviews saxophonist and composer Christine Jensen. Based in Montreal, Jensen has recorded three albums. Her most recent project is Look Left (Effendi, 2006), the result of a half-year spent studying and writing in Paris. The Globe and Mail called Jensen “one of the most important Canadian composers of her generation.” Find out more at Christine Jensen’s MySpace page.

Show #10: Pete Zimmer

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Jason Crane interviews drummer Pete Zimmer. Zimmer moved to New York several years ago after graduating from the New England Conservatory. He’s released three records on his own label, Tippin’ Records, the most recent of which is his new CD, Judgment (Tippin’ Records, 2006). The album features tenor saxophonists George Garzone and Joel Frahm. Find out more at PeteZimmer.com.

Show #9: Victor Goines

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Jason Crane interviews saxophone and clarinet player Victor Goines. Goines has made quite a name for himself with such seminal groups as the Wynton Marsalis Septet and the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra. In addition to touring the world with the those bands, he’s also an accomplished leader in his own right, and the director of the jazz program at Juilliard in New York. Goines has a new CD called New Adventures (Criss Cross, 2006).