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Oprheus Project featured artist Ingrid Jensen

Orpheus Project Presents: Ingrid Jensen Quartet

22 April 2016

We are delighted to announce trumpeter Ingrid Jensen as the first featured artist touring as part of the Orpheus Project.

Jensen will be joined by three stellar UK musicians – Jez Franks on guitar, Andy Champion on double bass and Tim Giles on drums. After a period of rehearsal and an opening gig hosted by Jazz North East in Newcastle, the quartet will perform in Leeds, Scarborough, Wakefield and London.

In addition to the quartet tour dates, Ingrid will also appear as a guest soloist with Colin Byrne’s Leeds Jazz Orchestra, lead masterclasses with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra and will close her time in the UK with a one-off performance at Ronnie Scott’s in London featuring the Engines Orchestra.

Ingrid is the perfect musician to be featured in the Orpheus Project’s inaugural tour. Described as one of the most gifted trumpeters of her generation, she is an exceptional voice in modern jazz. The quartet will perform in 5 NORVOL clubs across the North and provide a unique opportunity to see this calibre of group in small, intimate venues. By partnering with NYJO and Engines Orchestra, we’ve built a tour which displays her broad talents, not only for small group performance but her work with large ensembles and as an educator, too.

Find out more about Ingrid by visiting her website, www.ingridjensen.com