Born: March 19, 1985
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....
CD/LP/Track ReviewMore articles about Alex Jønsson (Alex Jonsson)
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...