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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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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...
A brand new Alpaca Ensemble & Eirik Hegdal recording

A brand new Alpaca Ensemble & Eirik Hegdal recording

On the 15th of December 2017 the album “Mekatonia” with Alpaca Ensemble & Eirik Hegdal will be released. Here follows some information to the album: The concert: conceptual idea and performance  Originally, «Mekatonia» was an innovative and breathtaking collaborative outdoor musical theater with Alpaca Ensemble, Cirka Teater and Trondheim Chamber Music Festival, and music by...
Cultural prize

Cultural prize

I’m really proud to receive Inderøy municipality’s cultural prize 2017! If you are around the middle of Norway, it’s a MUST to visit Inderøy! This picture is made by the great illustrator and author Kari Stai.  
Particular Recordings Collective

Particular Recordings Collective

Particular Recordings Collective is an independent co-operative record company releasing music recordings of high artistic quality by a community of professional musicians based in Trondheim, Norway. Check out www.particularrecordings.com You’ll find recent releases as en en en “grønn & gul”, Hegge “Vi är ledsna men du får inte längre vara barn”, and Team Hegdal “Vol...