CHRIS JENTSCH

Progressive Big Band / Post-Fusion Contemporary / Post Bop • United States
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Chris Jentsch is a Brooklyn-based composer, bandleader, and guitarist working primarily in Jazz and Contemporary Improvisational Forms.

As a composer he has been the recipient of grants or commissions from the Maelstrom Percussion Ensemble, the Penfield Commission Project, American Composers Forum , the Composers Assistance Program of the American Music Center , Meet the Composer, New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), and the Ucross Foundation. Jentsch has recently completed a series of concerts and recordings related to his NYSCA Commission: Cycles Suite featuring Mike Kaupa, written for his 17-piece ensemble, Jentsch Group Large. As a bandleader and sideman Jentsch has performed throughout the Northeast and Florida. He appears as a guitarist on the CD John Cage, Orchestral Works I (Mode Records, composer supervised first recordings). Based in Brooklyn since 1999, his main ensemble is Jentsch Group in its trio, quartet, chamber, or large configuration.

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CHRIS JENTSCH Media Event album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Media Event
Post Bop 1998
CHRIS JENTSCH Miami Suite album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Miami Suite
Progressive Big Band 1999
CHRIS JENTSCH Brooklyn Suite album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Brooklyn Suite
Progressive Big Band 2007
CHRIS JENTSCH Circles Suite album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Circles Suite
Progressive Big Band 2009
CHRIS JENTSCH Fractured Pop album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fractured Pop
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2017
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Jentsch Group No Net : Topics in American History
Progressive Big Band 2018

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