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Andreas Oberg

Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: August 6, 1978    

Andreas Oberg

Swedish guitar virtuoso Andreas Oberg was born in Stockholm on August 6, 1978.

At the age of 18, Andreas made a name for himself on the vibrant Swedish music scene performing with many of Sweden's top artists and he was also admitted to the Royal Music Academy in Stockholm.

During recent years Andreas Oberg has been working with his own projects as well as performing with artists in many different styles such as Les Paul, Toots Thielemans, Bireli Lagrene, Larry Coryell, Barbara Hendricks, John Pisano, Martin Taylor, Stuart Hamm, Danny Gottlieb, Jimmy Rosenberg, Frank Vignola, Bucky Pizzarelli, Howard Alden, Ulf Wakenius, Joey DeFrancesco, Mark Murphy, Stochelo Rosenberg, Angelo Debarre, and Florin Nicolescu just to name a few....
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Awards

Fasching Award 2002
Winner of National Jazz Competition 2002
Nominated for Guitar Peoples Prize 2002
Hagström Guitar Award 2003
Armstrong Award 2003
Gevalia Award 2004
Nominated for Guitar Peoples Prize 2004
Winner of the Audience Prize at the final of Gibson International Guitar
Competition in Montreux 2006.
”At 28, Andreas Oberg has mastered everything from bebop and swing to bossa nova, Gypsy jazz and fusion, enhanced with youthful, rock-driven vigor. His playing is at times an astonishing display of virtuosity.” --Los Angeles Times
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    My Favorite Guitars

    Resonance Records
    2009
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    My Favorite Guitars

    Resonance Records
    2008

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