Biography of
Christian Vuust
Saxophonist, composer

Born in Aarhus, Denmark, in 1964. Tenor saxophonist and composer. Also plays soprano and alto saxophone, clarinet and bass clarinet.

Associate professor at the Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus, Denmark. Teaches saxophone, ear training, jazz ensemble and entrepreneurship.

Has studied at Berklee College of Music, with Herb Pomeroy, George Garzone, Hal Crook and Joe Viola. Private studies with Jerry Bergonzi.

Has performed/recorded with Aaron Parks, Ben Street, Jeff Ballard, Hal Crook, Alex Riel, Lars Jansson, Audun Kleive, Silje Neergaard, Per Jørgensen, Kazumi Ikenaga, Pablo Held, Pauseland, Must, Den Danske Salmeduo, poet Peter Laugesen and many others. Has toured in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Greenland, Iceland, England, Germany and Japan.

Has recorded 19 albums as leader or co-leader; and over 60 albums as sideman.
“Vuust’s mature tenor playing is delightful”
Jazz Special (Scandinavia’s leading jazz magazine)

“Christian Vuust has a masterful and soulful tone”
Ingmar Glanzelius, Dagens Nyheter (Swedish national daily newspaper)

“Vuust’s playing shows a discreet authority which, together with his smooth rhythmic sense, creates an ideal balance between statement and expression.”
Boris Rabinowitsch, Politiken (Danish national daily newspaper)

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