Jónleif Jensen

Jónleif Jensen

Hvítanes, Faroe Islands

Jónleif Jensen, born the early 1960’s in Sandur, is a Faroese drummer, composer & musicteacher.  He studied music at F.Í.H. School of Music in Reykjavík, Iceland in the late 1980’s.  He has been active in the Faroese music scene, mostly as a drummer, since the mid 1970’s.

Jónleif composed and arranged the music for the Theater Consert, “Rósa Maria” with lyrics by Faroese auther, Bergur Rasmussen.

“Rósa Maria”, which featured 60 singers/actors and musicians, was performed at the Nordic House in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands in the autumn of 2015 and received great reviews in the media.

Title Instrument Year Duration Publisher Recording
Brass Quintet in Three Parts brassq 2016 11:30 Manus.
Chromatica pno 2015 27:00 Manus.