Tim Hagans

Future Miles - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9235-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 92352 3
  • German Release: 01/07/2002
  • Genre: Bigband, Swedish Jazz

CD des Monats September 2002

No longer available – out of print

Based in Luleå, Sweden, a town roughly 160 kilometers south of the Arctic Circle, the Norrbotten Big Band (NBB) is living proof that jazz is truly a universal music with a remarkable ability to transcend geographical boundaries and cultural differences in its diffusion and appeal.In this unlikely setting, a vast Nordic region where the nomadic Sami people have been tending their reindeer herds for centuries, the NBB—which since 1996 has been under the artistic direction of the imaginative American trumpeter and composer Tim Hagans – has established itself as Sweden’s representative within the ranks of European ensembles like Germany’s WDR Big Band that have adapted the classic American jazz big band tradition of the Swing and Post-War eras. The NBB, which regularly tours Sweden and operates as a radio big band five times a year, also a...

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Tim Hagans – trumpet
Norrbotten Big Band:
Håkan Broström – lead alto, soprano saxophone, flute
Johan Hörlén – alto saxophone, bass clarinet
Mats Garberg – tenor saxophone, flute
Bengt Ek – tenor saxophone, clarinet
Per Moberg – baritone saxophone, flute
Bo Strandberg – lead trumpet, fluegelhorn
Dan Johansson – trumpet, fluegelhorn
Magnus Ekholm - trumpet, fluegelhorn
Tapio Maunuvaara - trumpet, fluegelhorn
P-O Svanström – lead trombone
Magnus Puls – trombone
Peter Dahlgren – trombone
Björn Hängsel – bass trombone, tuba
Scott Kinsey – keyboards, programming
Ion Baciu – piano
Fredrik Jonsson – bass
Jonas Holgersson - drums

Recording Information

Recorded by Åke Linton at Musikhögskolan i Piteå, Sweden on June 15, 2000
Mixed by Scott Kinsey and Tim Hagans in March 2001
Mastered by Steve Hall at Futuredisk in March 2001
Produced by Scott Kinsey and Tim Hagans