The New Arrangements Nonet is a 9 piece jazz ensemble founded in 2016. Having an interest in writing for a medium sized ensemble, Eiríkur sought out to his friends to play his compositions and arrangements. The New Arrangements Nonet plays music rooted in the swing tradition as well as experimenting with Brazilian music.
The New Arrangements Nonet has performed in Munganga Theater in Amsterdam, The Amsterdam Blue Note as well as in Bimhuis.
Band members are Eiríkur Rafn trumpet and arrangements, Joona Kilponen on trumpet, Gregor Sperzel on trombone, Lucas Figuereido Santana on alto saxophone, Michael Anderson on tenor saxophone, Jessie Bréve on baritone saxophone, Jetse De Jong on piano, Daniel Nagel on bass and Marcello Cardillo on drums.