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Alex Jønsson (Alex Jonsson)

Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: March 19, 1985    

Alex Jønsson (Alex Jonsson)

Alex Jønsson (born in Denmark in 1985) is a guitarist, composer and improvisor in a number of different bands, including the Nordic roots trio “Alex Jønsson 3” and the acclaimed post-pop group Foyn Trio.

In recent years, he has experimented with sound and improvisation in constellations challenging the common frameworks of a band. He has written compositions for nonet, composed a piece for guitar and dance and improvised with the renowned master chef Wassim Hallal.

In 2013 Alex Jønsson graduated from the The Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus where he had studied the prestigeous, international master programme, Nomazz (Nordic Master of Jazz). In relation to his studies, he has lived in both Norway, Sweden and Finland....
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Awards

Nominated for 'Best Vocal Release' at the Danish Music Award 2012 (Foyn Trio!: 'Joy Visible') :: Nominated for ’Best New Act’ at the Danish Music Awards Jazz 2013 (Alex Jønsson 3: 'The Lost Moose')
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    The Lost Moose

    Self Produced
    2013
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    Self Produced
    2013

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Featured recording “The Lost Moose”

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The Lost Moose

Self Produced (2013)

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“Jønsson’s playing has a delicate sound control and it reaches into a deep musical truth.”
- Jazznytt (Norway), 2013

“His music is personal and breathtaking” - Berlingske (Denmark), 2014

“Jønsson plays elegantly and beautifully on his guitar, where simplicity and feeling precedes technical finesse” - Soundofmusic.nu (Sweden), 2013

From reviews of ‘The Lost Moose’:

“a new kind of jazz” - Lira (Sweden), 2013.

“With this pedigree behind him already, in The Lost Moose he has created a distinctive distant world, one in which to lose yourself, one which leaves you enriched by its gentleness and space...

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