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Tim Hagans

Tim Hagans (born August 19, 1954) is a hard bop trumpeter and composer.

He grew up in Dayton, Ohio playing in school bands. His early inspirations included Miles Davis, Herb Alpert, Sly Stone, and Blood, Sweat and Tears. In his late teens, Hagans joined the Stan Kenton Orchestra.

Hagans enrolled at Bowling Green State University, where he majored in music education. After the summer of 1974, however, Hagans dropped out of school to join Stan Kenton's band.

In 1977, Hagans left Kenton to join up with Herman, but only for four weeks. He then left for Europe where he lived in Malmö, Sweden, a hotbed of the European jazz scene

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Albums

The Moon Is Waiting
The Moon Is Waiting
Palmetto Records
2011
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The Avatar Session: The Music of Tim Hagans
The Avatar Session:...
Fuzzy Music
2010
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The Avatar Sessions: The Music of Tim Hagans
The Avatar Sessions:...
Fuzzy Music
2010
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Alone Together
Alone Together
Pirouet Records
2008
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Beautiful Lily
Farol
2006
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Beautiful Lily
Beautiful Lily
Pirouet Records
2005
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