Christian Winther Quartet @ Snug Harbor. March 28th

The Christian Winther Quartet will be back at Snug Harbor on March 28th, 2019. Sets at 8.00 and 10.00pm

The Quartet will feature Ryan Hanseler-Piano, Jasen Weaver-Bass, Gerald Watkins Jr-Drums.

Get your tickets here:

Or call the Snug ticket office at: 504.949.0696  Snug Harbor 626 Frenchmen Street,
New Orleans.

Christian Winther Quartet – Live Video

Video from Chorum Hall concert. Baton Rouge, LA 10/12-2018.


Christian Winther Quartet @ Scandinavian House. Summer Jazz Series. NYC

I will be performing with my quartet in New York at the Scandinavian House Summer Jazz Series on July 27th. 7.00-8.00 pm. Reception from 6.00-7.00pm. Further performance info:  We will play music from my “Refuge In Sound” CD.

Christian Winther – Saxophone  Mike Moreno – Guitar  Dan Chmielinski – Bass  Rodney Green – Drums

Be sure to get your tickets early.

Scandinavian House. 58 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016

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/Jazz Owl

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

CD video teaser

Video Teaser for Refuge In Sound.

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 504.949.0696

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:


In the studio

I am working on my new CD. Here is a short video from Systems Two Studio in Brooklyn. Had a great time recording 9 new originals with Allyn Johnson, Reuben Rogers, Billy Williams Jr and Mike Moreno. I am looking forward to share this music, stay tuned!!


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. Looking forward to these concerts.June 20th.

Twins Jazz Club. Time: 4.00-7.15pm

June 21st. Phillips Collection. 4.00-6.15 pm.

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



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.