RBC Jazz Orchestra with Tim Hagans (trumpet)

RBC Jazz Orchestra with Tim Hagans (trumpet)

Guest Artists

Date and time
30 Oct 2023 (6:30pm - 9:30pm)

Eastside Jazz Club, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR


£12 - over 60s, under 16s


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6.30pm - support
7.15pm - main show
9.30pm - end

Booking Information

Wheelchair users are entitled to concessionary priced tickets with a complimentary companion seat.

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Tim Hagans in profile on trumpet against New York skyline

RBC Jazz Orchestra
Directed by Jeremy Price
Special Guest: Tim Hagans trumpet

Tim Hagans has performed and recorded with Thad Jones, Ernie Wilkins, Joe Lovano, Bob Belden and Dexter Gordon. For three years he was a member of the Stan Kenton Orchestra. For fifteen years he was artistic director and composer-in-residence for the Norrbotten Big Band, traveling to Sweden to perform, conduct and arrange projects with guests including Rufus Reid, Randy Brecker,

Tim Hagans is the featured soloist on the soundtrack by Howard Shore for the movie The Score, starring Robert DeNiro and Marlon Brando. In June 2012 he was awarded an honorary doctorate of music from the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki.

Tim Hagans was the recipient of the 2008 IAJE/ASCAP Established Composer commission and was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Composition Grant. Other notable commissions include the Barent’s Composers Orchestra in 2009; NDR Big Band in Hamburg in 2001, 2004, 2013 & 2016; Norrbotten Chamber Orchestra in 2003, 2007 and 2014; and the UMO Jazz Orchestra in Helsinki in 1997 and 2005. He has composed music for Christer Engberg’s play The Hostage and for Jazz Baltica.

In 2007 he began performing and composing for the Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble, a contemporary dance company dedicated to the use of live original music in performance and the integration of musicians into the stage imagery. In 2009 he created music for GET OUTSIDE, an evening-length work for the Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble in collaboration with the Norrbotten Big Band. In 2010 he collaborated with author, actor and filmmaker Peter Josyph on THE WAY OF THE TRUMPET, a performance work for improvised trumpet and haiku.

Running time Approx. three hours.

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