On Wednesday May 27th, 2015, six new commissioned Aaron Jensen works will be premiered by the Nathaniel Dett Chorale at the glorious, Koerner Hall.Details
Cantor Eric Moses and the Ruach Singers launch their debut CD, “Crossroads” on March 23rd, 2016. Led by Beth Sholom Artist-in-Residence, Aaron Jensen, The Ruach Singers offer a new take on the traditional Jewish choral sound, with style cues from contemporary jazz/pop a cappella and modern world music. Crossroads was produced and edited by Jensen,…Details
I am very pleased to announce the imminent release of my new album! From Sea to Sea is a collection of original vocal and choral works that I have composed between 2007 and 2013, setting the text of poets from every province and territory of Canada. This song cycle premiered at Harbourfront Centre in May,…Details
Countermeasure is very excited for our upcoming U.K. tour with concerts at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Big Burns Supper – Dumfries, and of course, the London A Cappella Festival, where we will both present our own showcase concert as well as share the stage with our old pals, the inimitable, Swingle Singers.
2015 kicked off with my new appointment as Artist-In-Residence for Beth Sholom Synagogue. I have been developing specialized vocal repertoire for the Beth Sholom Ruach Singers for the past year, with plans to record and produce an album for the ensemble by mid-year. It’s been a fantastic partnership and I am excited to work more closely with…Details
Countermeasure is excited to announce that our debut album, “14 Characters”, was nominated for 4 CARA Awards! The CARA Awards (Contemporary A cappella Recording Awards) acknowledge the best in vocal music around the world. Two of the nominations are for best album, and two are for Jensen originals: “14 Characters” and “Opera Somnia”. The nominations are for: -Best Jazz…Details