2011 Grammy-nominated Composer and Trumpeter Tim Hagans is one of the most unique and influential modern voices in jazz. Mr. Hagans performs and records with the Tim Hagans Quartet; his new CD, THE MOON IS WAITING, was released on Palmetto Records in October 2011. He was nominated for Grammy awards for Best Instrumental Composition for “Box of Cannoli” from THE AVATAR SESSIONS (2010 Fuzzy Music); Best Contemporary Jazz CD for Re: Animation (2000 Blue Note) and Animation*Imagination (1999 Blue Note). Mr. Hagans also performs with Bob Belden, Joe Lovano, Blue Note All-Stars, Gary Peacock, Yellowjackets, and Bob Mintzer.
In 2012 he will be awarded an honorary doctorate of music from the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki.
Tim Hagans travels to Helsinki in June 2012 to receive an honorary doctorate from the Sibelius Academy.