Sunday, October 14, 2018

The Kris Jensen Swingin’ All-Star Trio

The Kris Jensen Swingin’ All-Star Trio to play on October 14 at 5 pm at Roe Jan Library

The Kris Jensen Swingin’ All-Star Trio will perform at Roe Jan Library on October 14 at 5 pm.  The Trio: saxophonist Kris Jensen, Linda Ransom vocals, and Doug Schlink on piano will perform jazz and pop hits.  The group was very well received at the 2018 Roe Jan Library Gala where they provided the entertainment for the evening.

Saxophonist and multi-wind artist, composer and arranger Kris Jensen is a versatile musician, who has been sideman to jazz and rock artists for nearly two decades and has toured throughout the United States and beyond. He can be heard monthly at the Iridium jazz club in New York City.  He also serves on the music faculties of several schools including Bard College’s Simon’s Rock and The Millbrook School.

Doug Schlink, pianist, a veteran of the Connecticut music scene for over 35 years, performs a variety of eclectic and popular jazz styles, ranging from great American songbook standards to contemporary classics.  He is also frequently heard with the trio or freelancing at other jazz venues.

Linda Ransom, vocalist, hails from Connecticut and has worked with world renowned musicians for many years.  She has performed in London, Paris, Japan and throughout the U.S.  Linda has recorded and performed with numerous Jazz greats.