Born: April 17
CHRISTIAN WINTHER saxophonist/composer
Since moving to New Orleans in 1997 Christian Winther has established himself as a in-demand reed player on the New Orleans jazz scene through his strong versatile sound. His four recordings on the Steeplechase label have earned him critical acclaim from many national and international jazz publications. Jazz Times noted of Winther's release Soul House - It marks his rise as another promising tenor saxophonist among the ranks of well schooled young jazz musicians. Winther has toured the US and europe as the leader of the Christian Winther Quartet and performed as a sideman with many New Orleans groups....