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B.J. Jansen

Primary Instrument: Sax, baritone

Born: January 3, 1981    

B.J. Jansen, born January 3rd 1981 in Cincinnati (now residing in New York City), has established himself as a charismatic and dynamic performer, composer, bandleader and educator on and off the stage. B.J.’s journey in music began at age 10 when his father bought him an Alto Saxophone and gave him recordings of Gerry Mulligan and Charlie Parker. He later found his true voice on the Baritone Saxophone while performing in various college ensembles.

His musical journey took him from the Midwest to the East Coast when he relocated to Philadelphia in 2004. It was in Philadelphia that he found the, “heart beat”, of Jazz. He spent three years learning on the streets of Philadelphia before relocating yet again to New York City in 2007....
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    ARC - Artists Recording Collective
    2014
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”Rising Jazz Star”
—Andy Hardy, Jazz Host on George Jazz FM, New Zealand

”Up-And-Coming and Soon-To-Be, Jazz Legend”
—Al Lubiejewski, JAZZ HOST on WQLN 91.3 FM

”A Soldier for Jazz.”
—Ty Bailey, WVST

”B. J. Jansen and his articulate baritone sax leads his group Conjura into some immaculate ensemble and solo playing. On Movement Vol. 1, there are all original cuts either written by B.J or Frank Stagnitta, Piano. There is no compromising here just straight ahead Jazz... B.J., originally from Cincinnati now living in the NY area is knowledgeable, bold, aggressive, and determined to make great jazz music and jazz happenings...

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B.J. Jansen is a Yanagisawa Japan/Conn-Selmer USA, EGR Ligature and Fiberreed of Germany artist. B.J. Jansen plays the B-991 and B-9930 Exclusively. B.J. Plays the Carbon Fiberreed and EGR Ligature.
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