The Jazz Session #625: Christine Jensen

Saxophonist Christine Jensen’s latest album is called Day Moon. In this interview, Christine talks about creating musical sketches; writing during the pandemic; turning visual and other ideas into music; playing in duo format; losing the friend to whom the album is dedicated; teaching at Eastman; and more.

Christine was also on The Jazz Session in 2007 and 2010.


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Logo: Sarah Walter
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Author: Jason Crane