Mr. Klobnak is a versatile trumpet player that has been performing as an active musician, author, clinician, composer and educator. In 2015, the Jason Klobnak Quintet (JKQ) released their 2nd full-length album (New Chapter). It did extremely well on the JazzWeek charts (Top 75 for 6 weeks), was well reviewed, and made numerous Top 10 lists internationally
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” It was Jason’s dazzling brass on “For Them” that made it my personal favorite of the
eleven high-energy pieces offered up for your long-term listening pleasure. I give
Jason & his quintet a MOST HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, with an “EQ” (energy quotient)
rating of 4.98 for this stunning work.”
Improvijazzation Nation Issue #161 Reviews March 2016
“…invigorating, melodic and full of well-honed ensemble work and thoughtful,
controlled solos…Klobnak and friends offer a distinctive sense of swing and lyricism.
Combine those qualities with solid writing and the group’s enthusiasm, and the result
is a mighty fine record.”
Jazz Society of Oregon-CD Reviews February 2016
“…his originals convey a general spirit of optimism in the composition and the
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