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Trumpeter Tim Hagans Interviewed at AAJ

SOURCE: Published: 2010-04-06
Tim Hagans Trumpeter Tim Hagans, it appears at times, can almost fly under the radar. His splendid playing has been heard in a variety of contexts over the years, always creative, expressive, expansive. Maria Schneider
Maria Schneider
Maria Schneider

band/orchestra
expresses glee when he'sable to be a part of her orchestra and help interpret her musical creations. He's been part of the Stan Kenton
Stan Kenton
Stan Kenton
1911 - 1979
piano
organization and played alongside the wonderful Thad Jones
Thad Jones
Thad Jones
1923 - 1986
trumpet
. He brings a bright, buoyant style to every occasion.

Hagans' latest release is the continuation of his relationship with Sweden's The Norrbotten Big Band. The Avatar Sessions (Fuzzy Music, 2010) is a set of new charts by Hagans, and features a stellar line-up of guests, including drummer Peter Erskine

Peter Erskine
Peter Erskine
b.1954
drums
, saxophonists Dave Liebman
Dave Liebman
Dave Liebman
b.1946
saxophone
andGeorge Garzone
George Garzone
George Garzone
b.1950
sax, tenor
, trumpeter Randy Brecker
Randy Brecker
Randy Brecker
b.1945
trumpet
and bassist Rufus Reid
Rufus Reid
Rufus Reid
b.1944
bass, acoustic
. Veteran AAJ Contributor R.J. DeLuke spoke with Hagans about The Avatar Sessions, touring the music of The Rolling Stones with saxophonist {Tim Ries}}, and wanting to be the Jeff Beck
Jeff Beck
Jeff Beck
b.1944
guitar
of the trumpet.

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