Alex Jønsson (born 1985) is an award winning Danish guitarist, composer and
improviser based in Copenhagen.
Jønsson, who was born and grew up in West Jutland, obtained the prestigious
Nordic Master of Jazz (NOMAZZ) from the Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus in
Since then, open spaces have been replaced by musical diversity and curiosity, and he
has toured in Germany and the Czech Republic as well as in the Nordic, Balkan and
Baltic countries. He has been greatly recognized for his Nordic and melancholic
expression – both as a composer and a soloist, as part of the radio darlings I Think
You’re Awesome and Jakob Sørensen’s Bagland and as accompanist for the critically
acclaimed Norwegian singer Live Foyn Friis as well as for award-winning Finnish
singer-songwriter Mirja Klippel.
This has led to a whole series of Danish Music Award nominations, among them ”Best
New Jazz Act” with Jønssons own trio, as well as nominations for albums on which he