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FACES UNDER THE INFLUENCE, A Jazz Tribute to John Cassavetes, is a a suite of 7 compositions inspired by characters from the films of John Cassavetes. Recorded by the NDR Bigband of Hamburg, and featuring Tim Hagans as guest conductor and soloist. 

Music Composed & Arranged by TIM HAGANS
Performed by NDR BIGBAND (The Hamburg Radio 
Jazz Orchestra) conducted by TIM HAGANS

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TIM HAGANS, Composer, arranger, conductor, tromba, (Solo Richard Forst, Seymour Moskowitz, Cosmo Vitelli and 
John Cassavetes)

NDR Bigband Personnel:

THORSTEN BENKENSTEIN, lead tromba, flugelhorn

INGOLF BURKHARDT, tromba, flugelhorn (Tracks 2, 4, 5, 6 & 7, Solo Seymour Moskowitz)

MICHAEL LEUSCHNER, tromba, flugelhorn (Tracks 1 & 3)

REINER WINTERSCHLADEN, tromba, flugelhorn (Tracks 1 - 5, Solo Lelia)

STEPHAN MEINBERG, tromba, flugelhorn (Track 6 & 7)

CLAUS STOTTER, tromba, flugelhorn (Solo Harry, Archie & Gus)

FIETE FELSCH, lead alto & sporano saxophones, flute (Solo Lelia, and Harry Archie & Gus)

PETER BOLTE, alto and soprano saxophones, flute (Solo Cosmos Vitelli)

CHRISTOF LAUER, tenor & soprano saxophones (Solo Seymour Moskowitz)

LUTZ BUCHNER, tenor saxophone, clarinet (Solo Richard Forst)

EDGAR HERZOG, baritone saxophone, bass clarinet (Solo Cosmo Vitelli)

DAN GOTTSHALL, lead trombone (Solo Ricard Forst) 

KLAUS HEIDENREICH, trombone (Solo Harry, Archie & Gus)

STEFAN LOTTERMAN, trombone, (Solo Lelia)

INGO LAHME, bass trombone, tuba

INGMAR HELLER, double bass (Solo Lelia & Richard Forst)

VLADYSLAV SENDECKI, piano (tracks 1, 3,4 & 5, Solo Mabel Longhetti)

STEPHAN DIEZ, guitar (Solo Cosmo Vitelli and John Cassavetes)

MISCHA SCHUMANN, piano (tracks 2, 6 & 7)

JUKKIS UOTILA, drums (Solo Richard Forst) 

MARCIO DOCTOR, percussion (Solo Seymour Moskowitz)

Produced by Tim Hagans/Waiting Moon Records 
Mark Masters & the American Jazz Institute 
Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble 

WAITING MOON RECORDS is a new independent record label
formed by composer & trumpeter TIM HAGANS
in collaboration with the Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble

LELIA - Tim Hagans & The NDR Bigband
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RICHARD FORST - Tim Hagans & The NDR Bigband
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HARRY, ARCHIE & GUS - Tim Hagans & The NDR Bigband
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SEYMOUR MOSKOWITZ - Tim Hagans & The NDR Bigband
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MABEL LONGHETTI - Tim Hagans & The NDR Bigband
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COSMO VITELLI - Tim Hagans & The NDR Bigband
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JOHN CASSAVETES - Tim Hagans & The NDR Bigband
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