Update Bengt Berger Follow

Primary Instrument: Percussion

Born: August 31, 1942

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...
read more

Extended Analysis

CD/LP/Track Review

More articles about Bengt Berger

Primary InstrumentPercussion

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


  • BUY

    Bengt Berger: Beches Brew BIG + BAG

    Country & Eastern
  • BUY

    The Vedbod Tapes

  • BUY

    Beches Brew

    Country & Eastern
  • BUY

    Live Vol 2 - At Mosebacke

  • BUY

    Up Close

  • BUY

    See You In A Minute - Memories Of Don Cherry

  • BUY


View Discography Page

This information is provided by the musician profile administrator or discogs.com.


There are no Bengt Berger events at Jazz Near You. Add one now.
Push your events to your social pages. Learn how here.
Rank: 6,335
Views: 4,503
Fans: 1
Sponsor: ECM Records | BUY NOW

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Reset password.

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.
Email Local Jazz Events!

Email Local Jazz Events

or search site with Google

Help improve the Bengt Berger profile

All About Jazz musician profiles are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested? Tell us why you would like to improve the Bengt Berger musician profile.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.