BRATTLEBORO -- The Vermont Jazz Center will present the Jensen Sisters featuring Ben Monder on Saturday, Feb. 15, at 8 p.m.
New York-based Ingrid Jensen is a trumpeter known for her original work as a composer, bandleader and member of the Maria Schneider Orchestra. She has been hailed by jazz great Marian McPartland for her ability to play "with all the fire and brilliance of a virtuoso."
Montreal-based Christine Jensen has been described as, "one of Canada’s most compelling composers." She is a saxophonist known for her multi-faceted compositions and orchestrations and has won Juno and Opus Awards in recognition of her work. They will be joined by guitarist Ben Monder, one of the most versatile and interesting colorists on his instrument. The quintet is rounded out by acoustic bassist Matt Clohesy and Jon Wikan on drums.
Tickets for the Jensen Sisters featuring guitarist Ben Monder at VJC on Feb. 15 are $20 for general admission, and $15 for students with ID. Tickets are available at In the Moment Record Store in Brattleboro, at www.vtjazz.org or they can be reserved by calling the Vermont Jazz Center ticket line, 802-254-9088, ext. 1.