Jens Winther (1960-2011)
Jens Winther was a Danish jazz trumpeter, composer, arranger and bandleader. He composed for and played in various European big bands and other orchestras. His work list includes works for sympphony orchestra, chamber ensemble and choir. He received the Sonning music grant in 1982 and in 1994 his first trumpet concerto was premiered. in 1999 his second trumpet concerto, Ørnen (The Eagle) was published by Edition·S – music¬sound¬art and premiered by Aarhus Symphony Orchestra.