Director of Media Relations
AMHERST, Mass.-The Amherst College Department of Music will present jazz trumpeter Ingrid Jensen in a jazz quintet concert on Friday, Oct. 4, at 8:30 p.m. at Marsh House at Amherst College. She will be joined by bassist Frasier Hollis, drummer John Wikan, saxophonist Bruce Diehl (the College's jazz director) and pianist Dana Gooley, professor of music at Amherst. The concert is free and open to the public.
Jensen is an ENJA recording artist with four CDs to her name. She won Canada's Juno Award for "Best Mainstream Album" in 1995. The same year, she received the "Best Newcomer Award" at the Cork Festival in Ireland; weeks later, she won the second annual Carmine Caruso International Jazz Solo Trumpet Competition. She has performed and taught around the world, including in Japan and Chile and throughout Europe.
For more information, contact Bruce Diehl at 413/542-8308 or Dana Gooley at 413/542-8469, or see the Amherst College Jazz website, http://www.amherst.edu/~jazz.