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Eirik Hegdal is a norwegian saxophonist and composer, living in Trondheim. This site will show you some of the ongoing projects.
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New cancellations

New cancellations

Due to new restrictions during this pandemic, “Følk” will not be touring in January. New dates to come!
"Følk" touring in January

“Følk” touring in January

At Kongsberg Jazz Festival, in 2019, I had the great pleasure of presenting my folkish music ensemble “Følk”, featuring Sofia Jernberg, Unni Løvlid, Gjermund Larsen, Hans Hulbækmo and me. We’re heading for a small tour in Norway in the beginning of 2021, playing at Røros January 7th, Trondheim the 8th and Oslo the 9th. Sadly,...
Team Hegdal at Newtone Jazz (streaming) Festival

Team Hegdal at Newtone Jazz (streaming) Festival

Team Hegdal played one concert in 2020, at Newtone Studio in Oslo, marking our 10 years anniversary! The concert was streamed, and you’ll might be able to see parts of it in a while. It was great fun! All new material (except one old, from our first album) recorded at the excellent Newtone Studio, with...
Cancelled..

Cancelled..

Caused by Coronavirus there will be many concert cancellations. For my part, these concerts are confirmed canceled: March 15th Haugerud/Hegdal Duo, Vår Frue, Trondheim, March 17th Team Hegdal, Nils Aas Kunstverksted, Inderøy, March 18th Team Hegdal at Dokkhuset, Trondheim, March 19th Team Hegdal at Blå, Oslo, March 26th Skarbø Skulekorps at Resonans, Gjøvik, March 27th Skarbø...
Upcoming Tour with Team Hegdal

Upcoming Tour with Team Hegdal

Team Hegdal released “Vol 1” in 2010! 2020 is our ten year anniversary! We’ll start with a small tour in March:March 17th at Nils Aas Kunstverksted, Inderøy, then the 18th at Dokkhuset in Trondheim, ending at Blå in Oslo the 19th. We are looking forward!
Nominated for Spellemann (Norwegian Grammy)

Nominated for Spellemann (Norwegian Grammy)

I’ve been nominated for my composition/album “Musical Balloon” at the Norwegian Grammy Award “Spellemannsprisen”! Originally written for Vossa Jazz in 2018. Also nominated: Maja Ratkje, Cecilie Ore and Helge Iberg. I’m honored!
Some photos by Juliane Schütz

Some photos by Juliane Schütz

New Release

New Release

This is a live recording from Vossa Jazz 2018, released at Particular Recordings Collective June 20th 2019, both on CD and double vinyl (180 gram). The sextet consists of Eivind Lønning (trumpet/piccolo trumpet), Mattias Ståhl (vibraphone), Nils-Olav Johansen (guitar/banjo/vocals), Ole Morten Vågan (double bass), Jon Fält (drums) and me (C Melody saxophone/clarinet/bass clarinet). Recorded by...
Three concerts at Kongsberg Jazz Festival 2019

Three concerts at Kongsberg Jazz Festival 2019

This summer I’ll do three concerts at Kongsberg Jazz Festival. Two premieres and one repetition. The 4th of July will bring en en en and Johan Lindström together. New music, played by a beautiful blend of musicians: Michael Duch, Tor Haugerud and Johan! (And me.) The day after (5th) I’ll play with Følk. A brand...
Please visit the updated 'Discography' up in the right corner. Larger covers! Some New albums, and the older ones.

Please visit the updated ‘Discography’ up in the right corner. Larger covers! Some New albums, and the older ones.

Kongsberg Jazzfestival’s musical award

Kongsberg Jazzfestival’s musical award

I’ve been granted Kongsberg Jazzfestival’s own musical award this year, and will do three unique concerts at the festival in 2019. Really looking forward to this!
Commissioned work for Vossa Jazz 2018

Commissioned work for Vossa Jazz 2018

I´ve been given the great honour of writing Tingingsverket (the annual Commissioned Work) for Vossa Jazz in 2018. It is titled “Musical Balloon”, and I will bring some of my favourite musicians on stage: Eivind Lønning, Mattias Ståhl, Nils Olav Johansen, Ole Morten Vågan and Jon Fält, and with Tor Breivik as sound engineer! What...