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Bengt Berger

Primary Instrument: Percussion

Born: August 31, 1942    

Bengt Berger

Special Musician Bengt Berger was born in 1942. Started playing drums at age 20. Studied tablas and pakhawaj for late Pandith Taranath since 1964. Studied mridangam for late Vindwan P.S. Devarajan since 1968. Has accompanied major Indian musicians. Studied and played Xylophones, Ewe- and Brong-Ahafu- drumming in Ghana for two years in the mid-seventies. Played jazz and improvised music in Arbete & Fritid, Rena Rama, Ett Minne För Livet, Spjärnsvallet, Arkimedes Badkar and worked with Don Cherry for years. Initiator and leader of Bitter Funeral Beer Band, Chapter 7, Old School, Berger-Knutsson-Spering (collectively), BENT and Beche’s Brew Has written music for a number of plays, a movie and has created a visible concert, “Van Huygens’s Principle” where four musicians did a wordless play...
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  • Bengt Berger: Beches Brew BIG + BAG

    Country & Eastern
    2013
    BUY
  • The Vedbod Tapes

    Phontastic
    2012
    BUY
  • Beches Brew

    Country & Eastern
    2009
    BUY
  • Live Vol 2 - At Mosebacke

    Phontastic
    2006
    BUY
  • Up Close

    Phontastic
    2006
    BUY
  • See You In A Minute - Memories Of Don Cherry

    Phontastic
    2006
    BUY
  • Tarang

    Phontastic
    1995
    BUY
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Primary Instrument:
Percussion

Credentials/Background:
Special drumming on traps. West african Ewe- Brong-Ahafu and Lo-Dagaa drums and xylophones Indian tabla Indian mridangam

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