Bonnie J Jensen:
Possessing a nuanced agile voice that segues effortlessly from soulful interpretations of classy jazz standards and poetic originals through to adventurous arrangements of contemporary songs, singer/songwriter/pianist Bonnie J Jensen has worked in a variety of line-ups locally and overseas. Bonnie is known for assembling stellar ensembles of top-tier talent for her well-lauded albums and live performances.
For her debut show at the Foundry, Bonnie teams up with the acclaimed pianist / musical director, Rodric White.
“…Jazz chanteuse Bonnie J Jensen is one of a covey of new female jazz vocalists bringing a fresh perspective to the jazz culture. She joins the likes of America’s Norah Jones, Britain’s Claire Martin and Sweden’s Linda Peterson in bringing a soft, sweet, sultry, soulful synapse to the jazz idiom.”
– Voodoo Child Magazine, USA
“ …Her style is nightclub chanteuse, drawing on many influences, sounding sometimes reminiscent of Renee Geyer, at others [times] traces of Peggy Lee or Sarah Vaughan emerge .…”
John McBeath – The Australian
Bonnie J Jensen … vocals
Rodric White … piano / MD
Andrew Robertson … alto / tenor saxophones & flute
Craig Scott … acoustic bass
Andrew Dickeson … drums