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Norrbotten Big Band

The Norrbotten Big Music group is a big contemporary jazz ensemble located in Lulea in Northern Sweden. Dynamic for over twenty years, the ensemble continues to be led by many creative directors including composer/arranger/conductor ?-rjan Fahlström (1989-1996) and post-bop trumpeter Tim Hagans (1996-present). The best band frequently features various visitor soloists from all over the world, and it has released a bevy of albums including a self-titled 1996 discharge, 1998’s Upcoming North and 2009’s Grammy-nominated The Avatar Periods: The Music of Tim Hagans offering trumpeter Randy Brecker, saxophonist George Garzone, drummer Peter Erskine, among others.

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