Born in Aarhus, Denmark, in 1964. Danish tenor saxophone player and composer. Also plays soprano and alto saxophone, clarinet and bass clarinet.
Associate professor at the Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus, Denmark. Teaches saxophone, jazz ensemble, ear training and entrepreneurship.
Studied at Berklee College of Music in 1990-91, with teachers Herb Pomeroy, George Garzone, Hal Crook, Joe Viola, and Jerry Bergonzi.
Has performed/recorded with Lars Jansson (S), Aaron Parks (US), Ben Street (US), Jeff Ballard (US), Hal Crook (US), Audun Kleive (N), Per Jørgensen (N), Jori Hulkkonen (FIN), Gimo Mendes (Mozambique), Silje Neergaard (N), Jakob Bro (DK), Alex Riel (DK) and many others. Has toured with his own band in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Greenland, Iceland, England, Germany, Syria, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
Has recorded 15 albums as leader/co-leader and more than 60 albums as sideman.
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"Vuust's mature tenor playing is delightful"
Jazz Special (Scandinavia's leading jazz magazine)
"...Vuust's strongly convincing and personal saxophone playing"
Aarhus Stiftstidende (Denmark)
"Christian Vuust has a masterful and soulful tone"
Ingmar Glanzelius, Dagens Nyheter (Sweden)