This is an experienced singer... and it's the combination of innocence and sexy womanliness somewhere in the timbre of her voice that lets you know it. Shane Nichols - www.allaboutjazz.com, Oct '01
Introducing a versatile singer, songwriter and piano player and recording artist. Born in New Zealand but based in Sydney for many years, Bonnie J Jensen has performed in a variety of musical settings in Australia and continues to spend a large amount of each year working internationally.
February 2007 marked the release of her third album The Sapphire Tree, a collection of songs she says was inspired by the sounds of instrumentalists she works with, and by noticing audiences' reactions to live performances. In 2006 Bonnie started working with Miroslav Bukovsky and the core musicians of his ARIA winning jazz group Wanderlust. Naturally, they are featured on The Sapphire Tree (two of them also played on her previous album) and together they've created a certain warm sound of musical integrity with a contemporary and European flavor. This compliments Bonnie's soulful interpretations well and subtly enhances her unique approaches to this diverse selection of songs, which includes three new engaging originals.
The Australian Weekend Review review in February 2007 mentioned that she draws …on many influences, sounding sometimes reminiscent of Renee Geyer, at others traces of Peggy Lee or Sarah Vaughan emerge….