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Refuge In Sound – Reviews

The new CD “Refuge In Sound” was released March 7th, 2016. So far it it has received great praise from reviewers. Travis Rogers – JazzTimes says: “Refuge in Sound proves more than Christian Winther’s virtuosity and talent in composing, even though both are eminently true. It is a revelation of the heart and mind of the artist”. All About Jazz gave it 4 1/2 stars and calls it “A jewel of an album that seems to sparkle all over, Winther and crew present a glowing landscape of contemporary jazz deserving of attention”. Jazz Weekly states that “It’s comforting to hear a tenor player emphasize sound without sacrificing chops”.  Offbeat  “As a musician and composer, he wears his modern jazz with style and grace”.

You can read more below, this section will be updated.

May 12th, 2016: Travis Rogers – album review - Travis Rogers/JazzTimes

April 4th, 2016: All About Jazz – album review – AllAboutJazz Review

April 21, 2016: Jazz Weekly – album review – Jazz Weekly Review

February 25, 2016: Offbeat – album review – Offbeat Review

March, 2016: Jazz Japan – album review – Jazz Japan Review

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Christian Winther Quartet @ Snug Harbor – CD Release concert – March 5th

Christian Winther Quartet will be at Snug Harbor, Saturday March 5th – 2016. This will be the New Orleans CD release concert for the new CD “Refuge In Sound”. We will be playing the music from the CD.
Two sets at 8.00pm and 10.00pm

Christian Winther-sax
Shea Pierre-piano
Reuben Rogers-bass
Herlin Riley-drums

Get your tickets in advance at www.snugjazz.com 504.949.0696

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Jazz Listening Room with Christian Winther Presented by the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge

Jazz Listening Room with Christian Winther Quartet
Presented by the Arts Council of Great Baton Rouge. Wednesday February 17th. 7.30-9.00pm

Looking forward to play at the Manship Theater as part of the Baton Rouge Arts Councils Jazz Listening Room series.
I will have copies of my new CD “Refuge In Sound” available, fresh of the press.

Christian Winther-saxophone
Shea Pierre-piano
Jasen Weaver-bass
Herlin Riley-drums

 

Ticket link: http://hartleyveytheatres.org/calendar-hartley-vey-theatres.asp

 

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Christian Winther Soul House 4 shows in Washington, DC

I will be in Washington DC  From June 20th-27th performing with my quartet Soul House. We will be doing a number of concerts for the 2015 Nordic Jazz Festival. http://usa.um.dk/nordicjazz2015 Looking forward to these concerts.June 20th.

Twins Jazz Club. Time: 4.00-7.15pm  www.twinsjazz.com.

June 21st. Phillips Collection. 4.00-6.15 pm. http://www.phillipscollection.org

June 23rd. Finnish Embassy. 6.00-7.15 pm  (by invitation only)June 26th. House of Sweden. 7.00-11.00 pm. Rooftop Concert overlooking DC.

Christian Winther – saxophone
Allyn Johnson – piano
Romeir Mendez – bass
Billy Williams Jr – drums

 

 

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Christian Winther Quartet @ Allentown Jazz Festival. April 30th 2015

Christian Winther Quartet will be performing at the Allentown Jazzfest. The performance is on April 30th at 8 – 10pm @The Dime in downtown Allentown.

The quartet features:

Christian Winther-saxophone
Richard D. Johnson – piano
Eric Wheeler – bass
Evan Sherman – drums.

Looking forward to the concert and to take part in the inaugural Allentown JazzFest.

http://allentownjazzfest.org/

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Christian Winther Soul House in Washington, DC

I had a great time with my quartet at the Nordic Jazz Festival in Washington, DC  on June 25th.
The concert at the Swedish Embassy was a sold out event and we enjoyed playing for the great audience. Check out the video section for live clips of the show

Christian Winther-sax
Richard D. Johnson-piano
Kris Funn-bass
Billy Williams Jr -drums