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Cennet Jönsson

Cennet Jönsson - soprano- and tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, composer

- born in 1956 - educated at the Music Conservatory in Malmö, Sweden - resident in Lund, Sweden

- leader of Cennet Jönsson Quartet and Triple Bass Fantasy - co-leader with Maggi Olin of the nonett Relay Orchestra and with Scott Stroman of the Stroman/Jönsson New Project - performs in Meloscope, Tolvan Big Band, Double Standards and in a newly formed Scandinavian trio with basist Thommy Andersson and percussionist Lisbeth Diers. - has performed with Billy Cobham in North by Northwest with tours in 15 European countries, and with such greats as Dizzy Gillespie, Michael Brecker, Dave Liebman, Kenny Wheeler, John Taylor, Daniel Humair, Gary Husband, Stan Sulzmann, Palle Mikkelborg, Scott Stroman, Niels Henning

Gear

Soprano sax, Selmer Mark VI Tenor sax, Selmer Mark VI Bass Clarinet, Selmer

”Cennet is a mature musical thinker, writer and player and he has come up with captivating creative vehicles.” - Michael Brecker

“Cennet makes the soprano saxophone sing. He is one of a few artists worldwide who are elevating the soprano to a higher level than previously.” - David Liebman

Primary Instrument

Saxophone, soprano

Discography

A Secret Sign

A Secret Sign

Kopasetic Productions
2010

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Jazzman

Unknown label
2003

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