In the late 1960s Christensen played alongside Jan Garbarek on several recordings by the composer George Russell. He, along with Jan Garbarek and Palle Danielsson, was a member of the legendary Keith Jarrett "European Quartet" of the 1970s which produced five excellent jazz recordings on ECM Records.
Christensen died in Oslo on 18 February 2020 at the age of 76.
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- "Jon Christensen Biography - Listen to Norway ListenTo.no".
- "Jon Christensen Biography - SNL.no". Store Norske Leksikon (in Norwegian)
- "Say and Play - ECM Jon Balke Batagraf ECMrecords.com". Archived from the original on 22 September 2013. ECM Records
- Jon Christensen er død (in Norwegian)