EIRIK HEGDAL

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Eirik Hegdal er en anerkjent saxofonist og komponist. Han er førsteamanuensis ved NTNU / Jazzlinja i Trondheim i 50% stilling. Medlem av Team Hegdal, Eirik Hegdal «Musical Balloon», folkebandet «Følk», Angles 9, Skarbø Skulekorps, Alpaca Ensemble, Gard Nilssens «Supersonic Orchestra», Ståle Storløkken & Eirik Hegdal duo.

Han var kunstnerisk leder for Trondheim Jazzorkester i perioden 2002-2017 hvor han skrev og arrangerte musikk for bl.a. Joshua Redman, Maria Kannegaard, Pat Metheny og Dave Holland.

Hegdal har vunnet en Spellemann for «beste jazzalbum» med Team Hegdal, fått Kongsberg jazzfestivals egen musikerpris, skrev Tingingsverket «Musical Balloon» for Vossa Jazz (2018), har vært nominert til TONOs komponistpris i 2018, 2021 og 2022.

Eirik Hegdal is a renowned saxophonist and composer. He is an associate professor at NTNU / Jazzlinja in Trondheim in a 50% position. Member of Team Hegdal, Eirik Hegdal "Musical Balloon", "Følk", Angles 9, Skarbø Skulekorps, Alpaca Ensemble, Gard Nilssen's "Supersonic Orchestra", Ståle Storløkken & Eirik Hegdal duo. He was the artistic director of the Trondheim Jazz Orchestra in the period 2002-2017, where he wrote and arranged music for, among others, Joshua Redman, Maria Kannegaard, Pat Metheny and Dave Holland. Hegdal has won a Grammy for "best jazz album" with Team Hegdal, received the Kongsberg jazz festival's own musician's prize, has been nominated for TONO's composer prize in 2018, 2021 and 2022.