Born: March 19, 1985 Primary Instrument: Guitar
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.
This summer, Alex Jønsson graduated from the The Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus where he has 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. ...
Awards:Nominated for a Danish Music Award 2012: Foyn Trio!: 'Joy Visible'
“With this pedigree behind him already, in The Lost Moose he (Alex Jønsson) has created a distinctive distant world, one in which to lose yourself, one which leaves you enriched by its gentleness and space. Highly recommended.” Onlyjazzblog, 2013
A promising debut from a young trio that already has a voice of its own. All About Jazz, 2013.