Internationally acclaimed trumpet player, Jens Lindemann, presents ‘BRASSFIRE’- anepic recording experience highlighting a diverse range of virtuosity. As soloist andartistic director, Jens brings together musicians from Israel,Bulgaria,Samoa, and theUSA in a unique collaboration celebrating themes of humanity and cross culturalconnections.BRASSFIRE celebrates everything from trumpet to flugelhorn to Israeli shofar; rockclassics by Toto and Chicago to southern Gospel; Duke Ellington, Piazzolla and Stingto originals.
Jens Lindemann is the first classical brass player to ever receive the Order of Canada and theforemost trumpet soloist in his country’s history. As an internationally recognized virtuoso andmultiple Juno and Grammy nominee, Jens has performed in every major concert hall in theworld and has an extensive discography in a multitude of styles ranging from solo and chamberto jazz and contemporary. Jens is the recipient of numerous international awards including thePrague Spring Festival, the Ellsworth Smith, ARD in Munich and the only trumpeter to win the ‘Grand Prize’ in the 60-year history of the Canadian Music Competition.Jens has also received numerous honorary degrees, was featured at the Closing Ceremony forthe Vancouver Olympics and is artistic director of the Oscar Peterson ‘Canadiana Suite’ bigband jazz project.