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NEWS: INTERVIEW

Baritone Saxophone Artist, B.J. Jansen Interviewed On WHCR 90.3FM "The Voice Of Harlem"

Baritone Saxophone Artist, B.J. Jansen Interviewed On WHCR 90.3FM "The Voice Of Harlem"

Baritone Saxophone Artist, B.J. Jansen was interviewed on WHCR 90.3FM “The Voice of Harlem", January 5th, 2014 by Lamon Fenner on Lamon's Jazz Break @ 8. Jansen discusses his first new release in nearly two years, a new quartet album entitled, RONIN. He talks with Lamon about the deeper and more philosophical aspects of his new release, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Baritone Saxophonist, B.J. Jansen Releases, "Ronin, The Masterless Samurai"

Baritone Saxophonist, B.J. Jansen Releases, "Ronin, The Masterless Samurai"

His first new release in nearly two years, B.J. Jansen returns with a new quartet album Ronin. Ronin hits the streets March 4th, 2014 and features; Mamiko Watanabe on piano, Mike Boone on bass, Amanda Ruzza on bass, Chris Beck on drums and Dorota Piotrowska on drums. During the feudal period in Japan (1185-1868), a Ronin was ...

NEWS: CAREER

B.j. Jansen Becomes An Official Endorsing Artist For Yanagisawa (Conn-DSelmer Inc.)

B.j. Jansen Becomes An Official Endorsing Artist For Yanagisawa (Conn-DSelmer Inc.)

Baritone Saxophone Artist, B.J. Jansen, has just become an official endorsing artist and clinician for Yanagisawa Saxophones of Japan. With a heritage of instrument-making in Japan that traces back to 1893, Yanagisawa is recognized today as a maker of the most carefully handcrafted family of artist-level saxophones in the world. In models ranging from sopranino to baritone, these superb instruments have won the ...

NEWS: RECORDING

TC III, B.J. Jansen and The Uptown Jazz Collective Release New Album on ARC - Artists Recording Collective

T.C. the rd, B.J. Jansen and The Uptown Jazz Collective have released, She Do What She Do, on the internationally known ARC Artists Recording Collective Label. She Do What She, is dedicated to T.C.'s late mother Trudy Pitts and features one of her original compositions, “Psalm 150." Also featured is the title composition, “She Do What She Do," written by ...

NEWS: RECORDING

B.J. Jansen and T.C. The 3rd to Release New Album on ARC

B.J. Jansen and T.C. The 3rd to Release New Album on ARC

B.J. Jansen and T.C. the 3rd have collaborated on a new album featuring the Uptown Jazz Collective on Artists Recording Collective. The new release, She Do What She Do (ARC-2260), features original compositions, standards as well as spoken word performances. Jansen and T.C. have dedicated She Do What She Do to the memories of Trudy Pitts (T.C.'s late Mother), Sid Simmons, ...

NEWS: WEBSITE

B.J. Jansen teams with All About Jazz to create "The Business of Jazz" Column

Four months after graduating from William Paterson University with an MBA in Music Management, B.J. Jansen has teamed up with AllAboutJazz.com to create The Business of Jazz—a new self-help and educational column for musicians. States Jansen, “My goals are simple. I want to help jazz musicians fully monetize their music, promote themselves and therefore strengthen the genre ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Marcus Persiani: Uptown Suite

Read "Uptown Suite" reviewed by Leonard Epstein

Hailing from Chicago, Marcus Persiani has largely managed to escape the limelight, while establishing himself in New York City as an in-demand leader and sideman. The pianist's debut as a leader, Uptown Suite, could be called a manifesto of his considerable and diverse musical abilities, a complete disc of original compositions reflecting a collage of personal ...

NEWS: RADIO

B.J. Jansen interviewed Suzanne Pittson on the Jazz Life

B.J. Jansen interviewed Suzanne Pittson on the Jazz Life

B.J. Jansen created his show, “The Jazz Life," to bring audiences to the next generation of jazz artists who struggle to receive airplay in the United States. The programming format of "The Jazz Life" features brand new content from artists who actively perform and would appeal to younger listeners.


NEWS: INTERVIEW

We All Make Music Interviews B.J. Jansen

We All Make Music Interviews B.J. Jansen

B.J. Jansen was featured by the Music Industry Blog, “We All Make Music," today.

Here is an excerpt from the feature article,"B.J. Jansen on Helping Artists Help Themselves."

“B.J. Jansen accepts and welcomes the changes faced by the music industry. Rather than look at them as catastrophic, Jansen ...

NEWS: RADIO

B.J. Jansen Interviewed Scott Reeves on the Jazz Life

B.J. Jansen Interviewed Scott Reeves on the Jazz Life

B.J. Jansen created his show, “The Jazz Life," to bring audiences to the next generation of jazz artists who struggle to receive airplay in the United States. The programming format of “The Jazz Life" features brand new content from artists who actively perform and would appeal to younger listeners.