Chris Jentsch (guitar) is a recording and performing artist working primarily in
jazz and contemporary
improvisational forms. Based in Brooklyn since 1999, his main ensemble is
Jentsch Group in its trio,
quartet, nonet, or large configurations.
Jentsch is also a composer of jazz and concert music having been awarded
NY State Council on the Arts (3), Meet the Composer, the Composers Assistance
Program of the American
Music Center (2), American Composers Forum (2), Maelstrom Percussion
Commission Project, and Chamber Music America's New Jazz Works Program.
Jentsch’s first CD Media Event was released in 1998 and features his working
trio from that era