has launched an IndieGoGo Crowdsourcing Campaign
for his 10th recording project as a leader with a planned release in the Spring of 2017. The recording will feature all original compositions and arrangements. He will be joined on the recording project by:Delfeayo Marsalis
- trombone Ralph Peterson
– drums Duane Eubanks
– trumpet Zaccai Curtis
– piano Dezron Douglas
– bassBack This ProjectPraise for B. J. Jansen
“A rising jazz star" —Andy Hardy, Jazz Host on George Jazz FM, New Zealand
“Up-And-Coming and Soon-To-Be, Jazz Legend”—Al Lubiejewski, JAZZ HOST on WQLN 91.3 FM
“Baritone saxophonist, (B.J.) Jansen… hovers in a tasteful, straight-ahead swing…. works a range of masterfully rounded tones.”—Downbeat Magazine
A Soldier For Jazz"—Ty Bailey, Host of Just Jazz" Radio Show on WVST FM
“B. J. Jansen and his articulate baritone sax leads his group Conjura into some immaculate ensemble and solo playing... There is no compromising here just straight ahead Jazz… B.J., originally from Cincinnati now living in the NY area is knowledgeable, bold, aggressive, and determined to make great jazz music and jazz happenings.... talented musician… a truly experienced soul!" —Ty Bailey, Host of Just Jazz" Radio Show on WVST FM
“This CD is the essence of Hard Bop!"—Disk Union, Tokyo, Japan
“B.J. Jansen controls his baritone saxophone, summoning a flawless series of notes for each run in the ensemble’s traditional jazz tunes.." —LEO Weekly
“BJ Jansen & Conjura are just the ticket for a smoking... night."—Philadelphia Weekly
“...shades of Blue Note, indeed!”—Washington Post
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