Örjan Hultén and Örion
Music • What's On at the NAC
Showing: 22/09/2019 to 22/09/2019
The acclaimed Swedish saxophonist, Örjan Hultén brings his band Örion to the UK in support of new their new album Minusgrader. The band are currently celebrating their tenth anniversary, actively known in the new movement of European Jazz they are always looking for the next challenge and now planning to bring those Nordic rhythms to the UK, playing NAC, Wolverhampton on 22nd of September.
The critically acclaimed quartet ÖRION was conceived from Örjan’s impulse to create something altogether fresh in 2009. The quartet has recorded four albums and the latest, Minusgrader this year, and has received stunning reviews. Örjan Hultén is known for being one of Europe’s foremost saxophonists and improvisers, in his compositions Örjan moves effortlessly across boundaries and musical genres. Here and there Middle Eastern and Balkan traits can be heard while one can distinguish traces from Wayne Shorter or Joni Mitchell in other parts. Örjan is featuring four of Sweden’s top musicians, each of them a well-known and celebrated musician/bandleader in his own right.
The breathtaking line-up features:
Örjan Hultén – sax, Torbjorn Gutz – piano, Filip Augustson – bass & Peter Danemo – on drums
Organised by Birmingham Jazz for the new Jazz WM Network.
Event Start: 8:00pm
Under 25: £12