Tim Lowerson Tim Lowerson

Tim Lowerson is a British saxophonist and composer resident in Oslo, Norway. Together with long time collaborator Ture Ringereide, he has led and written for several jazz ensembles, notably the Sounds of the Unexpected (active from 2006 to 2012 and also known as SOTU) and more recently Lucky Novak (from 2012 onwards). The music in these groups is an amalgam of old and modern jazz styles, with elements of ska, folk and free improvisation thrown in and often characterised by unusual arrangements and alternative time signatures.

Press for “The Lucky Novak Syndrome” (2014):

«a playful and feisty album” Harald Are Lund, NRK

“eclectic and unpredictable” Derek Merrell, Cosmic Jazz, UK radio station

“an essential album” Jazz n Tazz magazine, Greece

“playful and innovative” Frode Hermanrud, Oppland arbeiderblad, Norwegian newspaper

“a band named after Kim Novak deserves to be listened to” Roald Helgheim, Dagsavisen, Norwegian daily newspaper

Press for “Villspor”(2012)

“ ... a joyful recording that is thoroughly recommended!” (Australian Jazz Scene).

“Exciting songs with excellent musicians, a sure-fire winner… Throughout the album it’s thrilling to see what waits around the next corner and could there be a better recommendation for any album than that? (Dagsavisen, Norwegian daily).

“SOTU have found something that is theirs alone

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Albums by Tim Lowerson

Album Up!Go! by Tim Lowerson


GOYO Records

Album The Lucky Novak Syndrome by Tim Lowerson

The Lucky Novak...

GOYO Records

Album Villspor by Tim Lowerson


Batang Records

Album Sounds of the Unexpected by Tim Lowerson

Sounds of the...

Batang Records



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