Jazz Guest Artist: Örjan Hultén and Orion

Swedish saxophonist and composer Orjan Hulten

Composer and saxophonist Örjan Hultén’s band Orion features four of Sweden’s top musicians, each of them well-known and celebrated as musicians and bandleaders in their own right. 

Orion is an extraordinary band with the ability to combine various of musical styles in a concept of modern jazz. In his compositions Hultén 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 Hultén, saxophones
  • Torbjörn Gulz, piano
  • Filip Augustson, bass
  • Peter Danemo, drums

“This is powerful, positive, upliftring music of the highest order.”

Weill Hall
Admission Fees
$8, free to SSU students. Jazz Week Ticket package Oct 16, 17, 18:pick any two for $10. All 3 for $15.
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Wednesday, October, 17, 2018, 7:30pm