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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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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...
Team Hegdal's "Vol 4" is soon to be released!

Team Hegdal’s “Vol 4” is soon to be released!

In the end of May the fourth album with Team Hegdal will be released! Two years after the Grammy Awarded “Vol 3”. This volume is recorded at Øra Studio in Trondheim, mixed at home, and mastered by Morten Stendahl. Oscar Grönberg join in on piano, just as he did on “Vol 3”, and the ensemble...
New album with en en en coming up!

New album with en en en coming up!

From the 2nd of May you can download the new album “Grønn & Gul” by en en en! The vinyl will be available from the 31st of July. This album is released at Particular Recordings Collective. Until then, have a preview HERE.
NRK broadcasting "Fables of the Late Early Bird"

NRK broadcasting “Fables of the Late Early Bird”

NRK P2 (Norwegian radio) will be broadcasting the premiere of the composition “Fables of the Late Early Bird” on Thursday 2nd of February. Tune in at 19:30! 🙂 Click HERE for link to the program. (Link is out of date. Please find the music under “LISTEN” (linked from soundcloud).