Aaron is proud to have been involved in Barack and Michelle Obama’s “Dear Class of 2020” YouTube Commencement Ceremonies as the Musical Director and Arranger for the Schitt’s Creek (with special guest Mariah Carey) segment. The Class of 2020 event featured commencement speeches by Michelle and Barack Obama, Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Justin Timberlake, and included appearances by artists…Details
Countermeasure returns to Japan for the second time, with concerts at the glorious Triphony Hall, Loft Heaven, Andersen Park, Tokyo Inaka Festival, and Sumida Street Jazz Festival. The group had the honour of performing with Japanese pop legend, Yoko Hatanaka, and with the Afro-Cuban band, Afro-Begue. Thank you to the presenters and volunteers who made this…Details
Aaron has had the pleasure of collaborating with Kevin Hearn and a metric ton of musical heavyweights, recording a medley of Super Hero themes in support of MusiCounts. Artists on the bill include: Ron Sexsmith, Violent Femmes, Barenaked Ladies, The Rheostatics, Alan Doyle, Kevin Hearn, The Persuasions, Mary Margaret O’Hara, Carole Pope, the horn section of…Details
Aaron returned to the set and screen of Schitt’s Creek as band leader, orchestrator and musical director. The series was recently nominated for four Emmy Awards including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, and Outstanding Contemporary Costumes.
Aaron is excited to be transcribing and preparing scores for Andrea Bocelli’s upcoming Spanish language album. He will be working with noted L.A. producer, Bob Ezrin (Pink Floyd, Peter Gabriel, Taylor Swift).
Thursday, March 8th, Aaron Jensen and seven other playwrights locked themselves in Trafalgar Castle overnight for a Driftwood Theatre fundraiser. From 9pm until 5am, Aaron and actor/writer/comedian Sophia Fabiilli, wrote a new 10 minute musical, Midnight at the Laundromat. In the wee hours of the morning, they passed their script and scores along to director, Marcia…Details
Aaron is delighted to announce his appointment as Composer-in-Residence for the Canadian Men’s Chorus for their 2017-2018 Season. His first commission ‘Per Aspera Ad Astra’ will be featured at the choir’s upcoming concert ‘One Sky, Many Destinies’ on Saturday, November 11 at 7:30 PM at Church of the Redeemer, in Toronto. In choosing a jumping…Details
Countermeasure’s new music video for Life is Fine has hit 225,000 views!
Check it out:
Lyrics by Langston Hughes
Music by Aaron Jensen
Soloist – Jeremy Voltz
Producer- Rachel Liley
Director- Michael Cameron
Cinematographer- Chris Morsby
Everything There is Know, a new Canadian musical with music, lyrics, and book by Aaron Jensen, hits the stage at Randolph Theatre, as part of Toronto Fringe. Review from Mooney on Theatre: Everything There is to Know produced by Musicals Canada is the newest musical by playwright Aaron Jensen, playing at the Toronto Fringe Festival. It’s a coming of age,…Details
Aaron is thrilled to be back on set for Schitt’s Creek Season 4. No spoilers, but in addition to some sweet new tunes sung by the Jazzagals (including a Jensen original), you may just see Aaron at the keys on screen. Season 4 hits the airwaves January 2018. Stay tuned!